Gossip On The Internet


August 2017: Freelance-Wisdom.com – Creative Lady Directory Profile

April 2017: More.com – 5 Tips For Turning A Blog Into A Business

December 2016: Technically Philly – Here’s how to win a free rebrand from a new creative agency run by women

October 2016: {un}Convention 2016 – GUEST PANELIST // Melissa Alam of Studio Alam (Speaker)

October 2016: The New Glam – You Are Already Fearless Babe

October 2016: Naturalle Drea – The Fearless Conference

October 2016: Life According To Her – Get Fearless in Philadelphia

September 2016: WooderIce.com – Melissa Alam And Her Team Are Teaching Philly Women How To Be Fearless

September 2016: India.com – Why You Must Attend the Much-Waited Fearless Conference Happening in Philadelphia

September 2016: Brown Girl Magazine – Why You Should Attend the Much-Waited Fearless Conference Happening in Philadelphia


September 2016: Philly PR Girl – Girl Boss Guide: Events & Meetups

September 2016: iRadioPhilly – Fearless Conference

September 2016: CBS Philly – Fearless Conference Returning To Philadelphia

September 2016: Philly Mag – Driving Forces: 10 Things We Learned About Monetate CEO Lucinda Duncalfe During Her Commute to Work

August 2016: Bauce Mag – Want To Plan The Perfect Conference For Creative Women? Melissa Alam Has The Answers

August 2016: Bunch Magazine – Press & Partnerships with Lizzy Okoro + Melissa Alam Webinar

May 2016: Bauce Mag – 25 Women-Focused Conferences That You Need To Add To Your Calendar

May 2016: The Blind Entrepreneur Podcast – Episode 9: Melissa Alam, 27, Founder of The Hive Philly & Founder of Femme and Fortune

April 2016: 2820 Radio – Ambition Podcast featuring Melissa Alam of Femme & Fortune

April 2016: Generocity – How not to start a business, courtesy of #Failfest

April 2016: Technically Philly – Here’s the coolest stuff we found at Temple’s startup showcase

April 2016: Her Campus – Four Women Breaking Barriers In Philadelphia

April 2016: BizWomen.com – COWORKING: The risk of going niche

April 2016: Technically Philly – Everyone fails, hear what these founders learned from it

March 2016: 25th & June – PHENOMENAIL WOMEN of the Month

March 2016: World Women Foundation – Melissa Alam creator of Philadelphia’s first coworking space for women

January 2016: Philadelphia Magazine –  The Hive, a Co-Working Space for Women, is Closing

January 2016: Born in Brooklyn Media – Episode 7 Podcast

January 2016: Philly Voice – Philly Foodies Launch Spoonful Magazine

January 2016: Philly Voice –  The Hive, Philly’s female co-working space, is closing

January 2016: Philadelphia Business Journal – Local coworking space for women shuts down

January 2016: Technically Philly – The Hive, Philadelphia’s coworking space for women, is closing

January 2016: Green Philly Blog – Top 5 Co-Working Spaces in Philadelphia

January 2016: Philadelphia Weekly – 2026:What Will Philly Be In 10 Years? (Cover Story!)

November 2015: Radar Online – Spotted Out And About In The Last 24 Hours (photo of Gordon Ramsay)

November 2015: OK Magazine – The Hottest Celeb Pics This Week (photo of Gordon Ramsay)

November 2015: Geekadelphia –  Fearless Philly Is Celebrating the Trailblazing Women of the World

November 2015: WooderIce.com –  6 Reasons The Hive Makes It A Good Time To Be A Female Entrepreneur In Philadelphia

November 2015: The Self-Love Formula –  Ring the Alam: Millennial Entrepreneur and Ideaholic Melissa Alam Agrees “People Should Fail More”

November 2015: Philadelphia Style Magazine –  How to Wear This Season’s Boldest Lip Colors

November 2015: PhillyVoice.com –  Female founders, CEOS flock to Fearless Philly Conference

November 2015: PhillyVoice.com –  Five for Friday: The Hive’s Melissa Alam

September 2015: #FireworkPeople – Collaboration with Melissa Alam of The Hive

September 2015: BuzzFeed.com – 13 Reasons You Should Live In Philly At Least Once In Your Life (#2!)

October 2015: The Everygirl –  Launching a Female Co-Working Space with Melissa Alam of The Hive

August 2015: Black Enterprise – [RECAP] Internet Week NY: Diverse Hiring, Intrapreneurship Key for Tech Startups

July 2015: Google Android Wear – Model for their Android Wear Experience campaign

June 2015: District Drive – A Co-Working Space for “Queen Bees

June 2015: BillyPenn.com – Coworking in Philly: Indy Hall mulls its future as Pipeline, Venturef0rth, others explode

June 2015: Al Dia News – Meet the Billennials – Melissa Alam

May 2015: The Fiscal Femme – Fiscal Femme Fridays

March 2015: Influence Action – #IAmBornToMakeHistory Campaign Honoree

February 2015: Lark & Lace – BossLadies: Melissa Alam

February 2015: Temple News – A Co-Working Space For Creative Women


January 2015: Philadelphia Business Journals – Here’s $1 billion. How would you use it on Philadelphia?

January 2015: Fox School of Business – Fox Alumna, Melissa Alam, Named One of Billy Penn’s Top Philly Start-Up Leaders

January 2015: Walnut Street Labs – A Trip Down Memory Lane: Melissa Alam’s Path to The Hive (presentation)

December 2014: Jessica Lawlor – Get Gutsy With Melissa Alam: “I Founded Philadelphia’s First Female-Only Coworking Space”

December 2014: NewsWorks/NPR – After a month, Philly’s female-only coworking space The Hive is getting off the ground

December 2014: NBC 10 – Philly’s Female-Only Coworking Space Getting Off the Ground

December 2014: Philly.com – Girl power in Old City

December 2014: Officing Today – Coworking Space for Female Entrepreneurs Opens in Philadelphia

December 2014: Brown Girl Magazine – #GIRLBOSS Melissa Alam Launches Co-Working Space for Female Entrepreneurs in Philadelphia

December 2014: India.com – #GIRLBOSS Melissa Alam Launches Co-Working Space for Female Entrepreneurs in Philadelphia


November 2014: Philadelphia Neighborhoods – Old City: Philly’s First All Women’s Co-Working Space Opens

November 2014: BizJournals.com – Get a glimpse of Philadelphia’s first female-only co-working space

September 2014: Philly.com – For women, she’s about to get the Hive buzzing in Old City

September 2014: The Philadelphia Tribune – Women own their voice at media conference

September 2014: CBS Philly – Co-Working Space, For Women Only, Prepares to Open in Old City

September 2014: Philebrity.com – Coming Soon To Old City: The Hive, A Coworking Space For Women

September 2014: Coca Cola – Operation Freelance – 11 Tips for Staying Focused in an Unconventional Work Environment

September 2014: Playboy.com – What’s Next For MasterChef’s Courtney Lapresi? (photo!)

September 2014: Hidden City Philadelphia – Young Entrepreneur Melissa Alam plans to open…

September 2014: Kappa Phi Gamma – Melissa Alam Featured in Philadelphia News

September 2014: Philadelphia Style Magazine – Courtney Lapresi on Winning Season 5 of ‘MasterChef’ (photo)

September 2014: Philadelphia Business Journals – She’s Opening A New Co-Working Space, Just For Women

September 2014: The Declaration – Melissa Alam set to open Philly’s first female only co-working space for entrepreneurs, that’s cool

September 2014: Technically Philly – The Hive, a coworking space for women, is opening in Old City this fall


May 2014: Technically Philly – ‘Found and Fund’ event educating female entrepreneurs on investment (photo)

April 2014: Levo League – 3 Steps To Spring Clean Your Wardrobe

April 2014: Studio-404.com – Ask A Freelancer: Building A Network

April 2014: XOSarah.com – “How Melissa Made The Escape”

February 2014: Ladypreneur League – “Ladypreneurs We Love – Femme & Fortune’s Melissa Alam

January 2014: Of Tress and Hues – “Guest Post – 3 Traits You Need To Be A Fantastic Freelancer

December 2013: Medium.com – “Experiencing More in 2014

December 2013: Philly Blog Love – “Philly Blog Love Gift Guide – Gifts Under $25

December 2013: Studio 404 – “Creative Couples – Melissa and Joshua

November 2013: Bad Rhino Rumblings – “Choosing The Right Platform For Your Blogging Needs

September 2013: Bad Rhino Rumblings – “3 Tips Before You Advertise On Facebook

August 2013: Hello Brio – “Chats with Creatives

June 2013: Levo League – “The Best Lessons College Taught Me

June 2013: The Couch Sessions – “The Vendy Awards” (photo)

May 2013: Quirk Books – “Get Caught Reading Month – Melissa Alam Catches Philly Readers

May 2013: Bad Rhino Rumblings – “How To Go Viral With Your Company

April 2013: Poshmark – “Poshmark is Heading to Philly!

April 2013: Bad Rhino Rumblings – “Three Resources To Help Your Develop Your Creativity

March 2013: Bad Rhino Rumblings – 3 Chrome Extensions To Increase Your Browsing Experience

January 2013: Bad Rhino Rumblings – “Top WordPress Plugins For Beginners

December 2012: Trend Hungry – “The Sale-Rack Skinny With Melissa Alam

December 2012: Streets & Stripes – “ASOS Giveaway with Ring The Alam

December 2012: Bad Rhino Rumblings – “3 Tips Before You Go Freelance

November 2012: Bad Rhino Rumblings – “How To Be Your Own PR Agent

October 2012: Philly Love Notes – “Love Note #94

October 2012: Bad Rhino Rumblings – “Oh, You Fancy!

September 2012: Bad Rhino Rumblings – “Top 3 Free Project Management Platforms

August 2012: Bad Rhino Rumblings – “3 Content Creation Tips For the Everyday Blogger

September 2011: Bad Rhino Rumblings – “Streamin’ That Music Legally

November 2009: Temple News – “Spreading Shisha To Main Campus

September 2008: Temple News – “Sports for all Students

2013-2014: Lucky Community – Contributor