We believe that every face has a story and that no soul should bear a story untold.
After recognizing an over saturation of negative imagery in media, 13th & Joan Founder Ardre Orie worked tirelessly to create solutions that would allow real people to tell real stories that would reflect the diversity of our experiences in life and those that would inspire and empower.
Ardre Orie has ghost written books for a myriad of clients ranging from the entertainment industry to the business world in collaboration with recognizable brands such as Vh1, YouTube and the WNBA. Orie has published books Consciously Beautiful: I Am Enough and A Heroine in Heels, written screenplays for the documentary films I AM, #THEBEAUTIFULMILE and The Heart of A Man Film Project and a short entitled Bottoms Up. Orie also wrote and directed theatrical productions Lipstick Monologues and The Heart of A Man and has launched mass marketing campaigns for a myriad of lifestyle brands over the span of 10 years. Orie attributes her greatest joy to helping others discover their truths, tell their stories and share them with the world. To learn more about Ardre Orie, visit www.IAMArdreOrie.com.