Miss A Columnist

Andrea Rodgers is the Founder of Miss A (AskMissA.com), which covers the intersection of charity and lifestyle for 1.5 million unique readers annually. Based in Washington, DC, Miss A has a presence in 21 U.S. cities with 30 editors and hundreds of writer. Andrea was inspired after 9/11, and became heavily involved in Washington’s charity circuit in an effort to give back to the community. At the core of the Miss A brand is Andrea’s personal belief in the positive power of volunteering and charity — not only to benefit those less fortunate, but to improve the individual, business or brand that gives their time, money and energy to a cause. AskMissA.com serves as a technological platform which connects editors, writers and readers around this core belief and shines a spotlight on the best nonprofits, charity events, cause marketing campaigns and philanthropic & stylish people, businesses and brands to inspire others to get involved.

Andrea Rodgers is a member of the Vogue 100, a hand-selected group by Vogue magazine of 100 influential decision makers and opinion leaders across the country known for their distinctive taste in fashion & culture. She has been featured in Vogue, W and Allure, CNN, Fox News, NOS Dutch Public Broadcasting, TV Tokyo, France 24, Alhurra, USA Today, Washington Post & Politico.

Miss A’s Dutch Roots


If you can read Dutch, you may want to check out the news coverage of Washington’s first Pink Slip Party! For those who don’t know, my father was a physician for the Air Force and was stationed in Germany in the late 1960’s. He met my mother while visiting Holland, and after corresponding with lots of letters, and visits to visit my family in a small town outside of Amsterdam, they were married. I was born in Rotterdam, where my father worked after leaving the Air Force. Dutch was my first language, but we moved back to the States when I was 2 years old. I was fortunate to spend 6 – 8 weeks in Holland each summer, so I was able to practice my Dutch, though I speak it with a Southern accent. My large family overseas will enjoy seeing this news story!

Have a great Friday!

– Miss A

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