Bougiemama.com was founded in 2017 by 3 Mamas of Color with the hopes of building the inclusive mom community that we all want to see.
Bridgid-Ryan is a native Chicagoan who spent a chunk of her childhood in Indiana. She attended art school for fashion design and has a degree with a concentration in International Business. Currently, in Texas, Bridgid is a wife and proud stay-at-home mamma of two toddler boys who keep her plenty busy. Once her children are in school, Bridgid-Ryan aspires to become a certified children’s yoga instructor.
Bridgid oversees everything under in our Lifestyle category and loves hosting ladies’ brunch in Houston.
Desiree was born and raised in Indiana, to a single mama. She left the state at the first chance she got and never looked back! Since then, she’s lived on both coasts, gotten a degree, worked with hundreds of college students, and professionally and personally devoted herself to diversity and inclusion in spaces of higher education and tech. She is married to a man who she really likes most days, and is mama to a toddler daughter who makes her laugh every day. Currently, she’s living in Oakland, CA.