Sisters-in-law Farah and Oula left behind their day jobs as an occupational therapist and pharmacist to follow their passion for flowers. They combined their two names to create Maison Farola, known for their signature hatbox arrangements. They join Danialle and “Lucy” to share their story, talk flower trends and care.
Amy Kaherl, co-founder of Detroit Soup and a White House Champion of Change, talks about her background and how that led her to create to a new way to pitch and fund ideas in our local communities, that is being implemented around the world. She also talks about religion, pop culture, and her time as a DJ.
About Maison Farola
Maison Farola is a floral design business founded by Farah and Oula in 2015. The incredible floral designs in their signature hat box have quickly won over Metro Detroiters as well as their many fans on social media.
About Amy Kaherl and Detroit Soup
Amy Kaherl is the co-founder of Detroit SOUP and now the Chief Curator and Builder of Global SOUP.
Amy received her MA in Theology (emphasizing popular culture) in 2008 from Fuller Theological Seminary. SOUP is a micro-granting dinner that celebrates creative ideas in cities across the world. Built in Detroit and replicated through its simple model of communal exchange, SOUP has grown into a global community built through local crowdfunding dinners promoting collaboration, democracy, creativity and trust.
Amy and SOUP have recently been honored as an Obama White House Champion of Change for her crowdfunding efforts with Detroit SOUP and have been recently awarded the German Marshall Memorial Fellowship and Red Bull Amaphiko Entrepreneur. While not running SOUP, Amy also moonlights as DJ Amy Dreamcatcher with the monthly party, Nothing Elegant.
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