From IT Project Manager to Fashion and Media Entrepreneur: Olyasha Novozhylova’s Diverse and Inspiring Career Journey
Olyasha Novozhylova is a force to be reckoned with in the fashion and media industries. As the CEO and Founder of the NotBasicBlonde®️ brand, she has amassed over 1.8 million followers on Instagram and other social media platforms and has dedicated her career to inspiring young women to create an extraordinary style and embrace their individuality.
Born and raised in Ukraine, Olyasha immigrated to the United States with her mother, who was a mail-order bride, and they only had $200 dollars to their name. Despite this humble beginning, Olyasha has built a huge empire and has become an inspiration to millions of people daily.
With a career that spans over 15 years, Olyasha is a model, blogger, entrepreneur, author, AmazonLive Fashion Host, Fashion Editor, and Celebrity Podcast Host of NotBasicBlonde Podcast. As the Founder and Host of NotBasicBlonde Podcast, with over 8 million downloads and celebrity guests, Olyasha provides millennials with an ultimate guide on entrepreneurship, dating, marketing, self-development, astrology, spirituality, fashion, coaching, beauty, health & wellness.
Before becoming a full-time entrepreneur, Olyasha graduated from Georgia State University with a BBA in Managerial Sciences and successfully built a career in IT/Project Management. She has successfully managed multimillion-dollar projects for companies such as Ericsson, AT&T, Sprint, Alltel, and T-Mobile. She also successfully completed a huge migration project for Cricket, migrating all Cricket customers from an old AT&T software to the updated one.
As an author, Olyasha has written the children’s book “Cutie the Unicorn – It’s ok to be different” which teaches young children how to express their individuality.
Throughout her career, Olyasha has been successful in fashion and runway both in the US and overseas, as well as enjoying several acting roles. Additionally, she has partnered with over 200 nationwide brands such as Cartier, Nike, Revolve, PrettyLittleThing, PGA, Steve Madden, Too Faced, Vital Proteins, Tarte, DryBar, Drunk Elephant, and many more. These partnerships not only showcase her expertise and influence in the fashion and beauty industry but also her ability to connect with and represent a wide range of brands.
One of the things that set Olyasha apart is her ability to connect with her audience on a personal level. Through her podcast, social media, and book, she shares her own personal experiences and challenges, and encourages others to embrace their individuality and achieve their goals. Her relatable and authentic approach has helped her to build a loyal following, and her ability to connect with her audience is a large part of her success.
Olyasha’s hard work and dedication have not gone unnoticed, as she has received recognition for her achievements in the fashion industry. She has been honored as one of the top fashion influencers and her work has been featured in many prestigious publications.
In summary, Olyasha Novozhylova is a multi-faceted entrepreneur and media personality, who has made a significant impact in the fashion and media industries. With over 1.8 million followers on Instagram and other social media platforms, she is dedicated to inspiring young women to create an extraordinary style and embrace their individuality. Her podcast, book, and social media platforms provide millennials with an ultimate guide on entrepreneurship, dating, marketing, self-development, astrology, spirituality, fashion, coaching, beauty, health & wellness. Olyasha has partnered with over 200 nationwide brands and has been recognized for her achievements in the fashion industry. Her relatable and authentic approach has helped her to build a loyal following and her ability to connect with her audience is a large part of her success.
My advice to anyone looking to build a successful career and brand is to always stay true to yourself and your values. Embrace your individuality and don’t be afraid to stand out. Remember that success doesn’t come overnight, it takes hard work, dedication and perseverance. Don’t be afraid to take risks, make mistakes and learn from them. Surround yourself with people who support and believe in you, and never stop learning and growing. And most importantly, never give up on your dreams.” – Olyasha Novozhylova, CEO and Founder of NotBasicBlonde brand.
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