The NoHo BID is pleased to celebrate and support women-owned business in our neighborhood. While this is by no means a comprehensive list of women-owned businesses in the neighborhood, we want to celebrate as many as possible. If we missed somebody, please send them our way.
Marisa Seifan is the co-founder of Honeybrains, a NoHo fast casual concept that pairs nutritous food with neuroscience to create food that is good for the body and mind. Learn more about healthy eating and what it takes to run a beloved eatery here.
Jill Plattner is a NoHo resident, small business owner, jewelry maker and designer for her namesake brand. Sneak a peek into the stunning NoHo loft where she’s been creating and living for 30 years.
Margaret Halsey Gardiner is the Executive Director of the Merchant’s House Museum, a NoHo institution. Learn how she’s taking on a developer that could irreprably harm the museum here.
Audra Senkus and Gabrielle Ophals are the owners of NoHo’s Haven Spa. Read our Spotlight with the two and get an inside look into how their spa, a neighborhood staple for over a decade.
April Barton is a legendary hair stylist to the stars and owner of NoHo small business Suite 303. Read about her struggles, triumphs, and fascinating life story here.
Selima Salaun exudes cool from her effortlessly stylish NoHo space, Bond 07 by Selima. If you’ve never been, it’s a must visit with vintage pieces, unique eyewear, and one-of-a-kind home wares. Click here to learn more.
Jill Dienst owns NoHo gallery Dienst and Dotter and is a specialist in Scandinavian art and design. Get a look into her gallery-curating process here.
Aida Zhilkibayeva believes the future of beauty is vegan, non-toxic, and food-grade. After struggling to find products that worked for herself, she ultimately opened Briseis Beauty on Mulberry Street last year. Click here to learn more about her incredible shop and how she’s working to make a cleaner and safer beauty industry.
Olivia Young effortlessly pairs boxing and yoga into a HIIT filled workout in her NoHo fitness studio Box + Flow. Learn more about her philosophy to life and wellness here.
Isabelle Dahlin is Swedish-born designer, curator, and collector and owner of deKor. Get the inside scoop of her stunning NoHo store and how she turned a leaky basement into a designer’s paradise.
Daniela Soto-Innes, the 29 year-old, Mexican-born “world’s best female chef,” and woman behind ATLA, is a rising culinary star. Read more about her approach to food, life, and running distinguished restaurants here.
Lisa Versacio is an influential “force to be reckoned with” in the home and beauty industry, founder of West Elm, and owner of NoHo’s c’est beau 1872. Learn about her newest project here.
Kimberly Ross is the owner of NoHo’s newest temple-to-health, the botique acupuncture clinic ORA. Click here to learn more about her long journey to opening this space for healing and philosophy to wellness.
Annie Venier is the distinguished pilates instructor and owner of NoHo botique fitness concept Le Petite Studio. Find out more about her instructional philosophy, love of the Hamptons, and lifestyle here.
Barbara Sturm is the owner of her namesake clinics and strongly belives science-backed skincare should be available to all. Click here to learn how she created a cult and celeb favorite global skincare destination.
Maria Tash is the owner of piercing institution Maria Tash and pioneering force in current earing trends. Learn how she went from piercing her friends ears to creating a global empire here.
Jeni Breen, owner of her namesake tango academy, is an incredible dancer, instructor, and firmly believes anybody can learn to dance. Click here to learn more about her academy and find out what it takes to tango.
Donna Leonard is a champion of Slow Food and founder of the Il Buco empire. Learn more about the owner of your favorite NoHo splurge meal here.
Cheska Mauban is a Queens-native, gluten free pizza expert, and owner of Cheska’s. Get to know the woman behind your favorite cauliflower crust pizza.
Ulla Johnson is a fashion designer who eschews fast fashion and trends for classic pieces that will last at least a lifetime. Click here to learn more about her approach to fashion and her inspirations.
Pam Weekes and Connie McDonald are cookie legends and owners of NoHo’s Levain Bakery. Get to know the pair behind Instagram’s favorite cookie here.
Ariane Goldman is the CEO of Hatch, located on Bleecker Street. Born out of the idea that maternity wear should be useful for more than nine months, Hatch is changing the game for mothers to be. Learn more about the woman behind the company.
Maria Cornejo sees a bright future for fashion, one that’s a eco-friendly and better for the planet. Learn more about the designer, who sources from Manhattan’s Garment District and sells on Bleecker Street, here.
Maiko Kyogoku is the owner of the inventive, yet cozy Japanese destination Bessou. Learn more about the home-away-from-home restaurant and its owner here.
Other NoHo businesses owned by women include Shapiro Hardware, FreshMade, Little Atlas Cafe, Judy Perl Travel Agency, Maternal Massage and More, Jasmine Stine Acupuncture, and many others!