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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 Valentine’s Day Gift Guide For Your Sister, Mother, Friend Or Yourself

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As soon as Christmas is over, it seems that you can’t go grocery shopping, or watch TV without seeing a heart-shaped box of chocolate or hearing “every kiss begins with Kay”. This holiday reminds many of us that we are single. If you are single, please keep in mind that despite all the commercials, […]

Valentine’s Day Shopping Event At Tiny Jewel Box In DC


Tiny Jewel Box has filled a special niche in Washington, DC since its establishment in 1930. In addition to designer jewelry and watches, Tiny Jewel Box features Washington’s largest collection of vintage wedding bands and jewels, custom creations, and an entire floor dedicated to its thriving corporate gifting business. They are the place to […]

Recap: La Grande Fete At The National Museum of Women In The Arts

Coventry and Davis Berg

Last night, the National Museum of Women in the Arts celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Legacy of Women in the Arts Endowment chaired by Mr. and Mrs. Climis Lascaris. To date, the endowment has raised $45 million of the $50 million goal to secure the museum’s future. The evening began at 7 p.m. […]

The Truth From Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker On Susan G. Komen Grants To Planned Parenthood

Nancy Brinker photo

I feel that those who have a voice and a following have a responsibility to use that position to make positive change in the world. I decided last year that I would challenge Miss A’s 300 writers and editors to join me in fundraising for Susan G. Komen Race for Cure in the […]

SOME Jr. Gala At The Corcoran Gallery Of Art


Approximately 900 young professionals are expected to attend SOME’s perennially sold-out Junior Gala on Friday, February 10 from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. The event will feature cocktails, dancing and live music performed by the Blue Tips Rhythm Revue. Junior Gala proceeds will be used to benefit Griffin […]

Chance For Life Poker Tournament And Wine Tasting At The City Tavern Club

The 7th annual Chance For Life charity Poker Tournament & Wine Tasting is only a few weeks away! This event is absolutely incredible and so much fun – Whether you are into poker, wine, dancing or the silent auction there is something for everyone. Tickets are on sale now and sell out every year! […]

The Perils of Falling In Love With A Woman Going Through Divorce And End of Affair

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Miss A,

I am writing to you so that I can get some advice. I thought maybe if I got a savvy woman’s perspective, it would be beneficial. I developed a very close and strictly platonic relationship with a Mom from one of my children’s athletic teams. We had lunches, coffee, and even hung […]

Breaking Up With College Boyfriend

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Dear Miss A,

I’m in need for desperate advice. I don’t know how to deal with the situation I’m in. I met a guy in my junior year of college. We ended up moving in with two of his fraternity brothers our senior year of college. During the summer and winter breaks we dealt […]

Recap: The Washington Ballet’s Jete Society’s Mad Hatter’s Ball

Ashley Taylor and Winston Lord

Westend Bistro with Kate Michael

What an amazing night! I started the night with a glass of Pinot Noir at Westend Bistro with friends, Kate Michael of K Street Kate and Michael Woestehoff of The Washington Lobbyist. Once other friends arrived, we moved to the Ritz-Carlton ballroom for the Mad Hatter’s Ball. The […]

Miss A’s Beauty Advice: Thermage

With Aesthetician, Pattie Lynn Pumphrey at The Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery and SKIN IS IN by Dr. Tina Alster's flagship location on K Street.

As my readers know, and as I told Vogue.tv, I am a bit obsessed with my skin. We can pretend that it isn’t the case, but along with wealth and power, youth and beauty have a long history as currencies in our society. As the OWN documentary, “Miss Representation” points out, even if a […]

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