New Orleans native Cleo Wade is an artist, poet, and speaker who blends honesty and femininity into her work. In 2014, Wade’s first publication, Falling Out of You Is Eternal, was released, and last year, she produced “Respect,” a 25-foot love poem on a billboard that is on display at the Historic New Orleans French Quarter through the end of 2016. Wade, a firm believer in empowering women, has spoken at New York University’s “Women on the Move” panel. She has also been featured in publications like The New York Times, Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, W magazine, V magazine, and more.
Wade on the key to success...
My favorite thing about girl power is that over time it turns into woman power.Photo: