“After the birth of my son in 2001 I felt a deep personal desire to connect with other new mothers, and pursue a career that would foster healthy motherhood.”
Healthcare, Wellness & Fitness
Stories of women entrepreneurs with businesses in the healthcare, wellness and fitness industries.
“I would like to use what I learned to help others through these difficulties.”
“I truly believe that we can’t separate mental or emotional well-being from our physical health- it’s a symbiotic relationship but so often we treat them as distinct entities.”
“I love every aspect of running my own business including the ups and downs, challenges, demanding schedule, daily expectations and everything in between.”
“When a client sends me a testimonial or calls and tells me how my products have helped them, it gives me the greatest feeling in the world!”
“I wanted to ensure that no girl ever had to miss days of school during her period because she lacked access to affordable sanitary pads.”
“As I was approaching my fifties, I thought it was time to let my more creative side have a chance.”
“I love taking care of patients. But how can I do it well within a dysfunctional system that leaves patients scared, uninformed, and alone?”
“Success is that moment after you fall down, when you pick yourself back up and take another step. That makes me very successful because I am quite the klutz. I fall down often, but I always get back up, even if it hurts.”
“How is it that millions of women drive the purchasing decisions around health & fitness, yet there is not one place that brings all these smart social connections together?”
My idea of success is to be able to provide for myself and my husband financially, and to leave behind truly great work that significantly benefitted others.
Success for me is when, at the end of a gentle yoga class, the student has found bliss inside themselves.
Success to us is giving back to the community which is something we do every year, we help send 20 families of children with diabetes to a free family diabetes weekend.
After talking to different parents I saw that the need is a real one and I started a journey which is the most exiting one I ever had before.
My biggest challenge has been learning how to balance running a business, having a life and keeping myself healthy at the same time.