WHO WE ARE

Babes Only is a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring, empowering, and educating women through PROJECTS and conversations. The org was founded on October 5th, 2016 and since then has been featured in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, Austin, Detroit, and London. Throughout the years we have worked with hundreds of female creatives and women owned businesses.  Our continuous goal is to highlight women and make a positive impact in our community as well as on our planet. đź’‹

MEET OUR TEAM

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EVANESCIA THOMPSON

Inspired by everything in Chicago, Evie started blogging under EvieTheCool in 2011. Four years later she became a DJ which lead to the creation of Babes Only. The organization has helped her not only grow but also heal through the power of women.

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ASHLEY DE LA TORRE

PROJECT MANAGER - Ashley@BabesOnly.org

Ashley De la Torre, also known as Mo Mami, is a Chicago native who's work surrounds the empowerment, beauty and interconnectedness of her community. Her DJ journey as Mo Mami began in January 2019 and has lead her

to perform in festivals, venues and events across the nation. 

MELISSA REYES

ASSISTANT, PROJECT MANAGER - Melissa.BabesOnly@gmail.com

Melissa has been assisting the organization for a year now.

She is truly inspired by Babes Only and enjoys being able to create events and spaces that are open for all and led by women.

DIANA PIETRZYK

ART DIRECTOR, GRAPHIC DESIGNER - Diana@BabesOnly.org

Diana is a multidimensional artist from Chicago. She has been an Artist/ graphic designer for 6+ years and specializes in GIFs and all things that twinkle + Glow. Her beautiful work has been featured in Time Square.  

COLLEEN MAYER

PHOTOGRAPHER, PROJECT MANAGER - Colleen@BabesOnly.org

Originally from Greater Detroit Area, Colleen was a 4 year college athlete and moved to Chicago in July of 2019. Works within marketing, brand management and helping people thrive creatively.