Five photo shoots over two rain-spattered January days; the making of Portland Monthly’s 2016 Oregon Woman issue was a deep dive into the minds and lives of ten charismatic, kick-ass women, as our behind-the-scenes video shows. Here, Pink Martini’s China Forbes gets personal with emerging designer V Thongrivong—Ms. Northwest Fierce 2015—while WillaKenzie Estate’s Ronni Lacroute talks art and investment culture with Rukaiyah Adams of Meyer Memorial Trust.

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