Michelle is a life-long New Yorker. Born and raised in Watertown, New York, she is a graduate of Syracuse University, and now resides in New York City. A former professional singer and actress, she has owned and operated Michelle Kinney Photography since 2011. Michelle is a Daughter of the American Revolution and a former titleholder in the Miss America Scholarship Organization. She currently serving as the Vice President of Communications for Community Free Democrats, an official Democratic club of Manhattan’s Upper West Side. In September of 2017, she was publicly elected to the New York County Democratic Committee representing Democrats in Manhattan's 69th Assembly District.
Born and raised in New York, Anna’s love of fashion, costuming, and makeup materialized in her youth as an ice-dancer. She has worked professionally for the past 10 years in film, commercial, portraiture, bridal and events. Anna enjoys using her talents to help women feel like the best version of themselves. As the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors, she considers it her duty to always speak out against bigotry and injustice and encourage others to do the same. Anna is honored to be a part of the Nasty Women of New York team as we endeavor to share the stories of likeminded women.