Kalyn Salinas is the founder of The Citrine Compass, a boutique travel agency connecting wanderers with tastemakers around the world.
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Vanessa Karel is the founder of Greether, a site that matches solo female travelers with verified local female guides.
Sapna Bhatia is the founder of Kaner Retreat in Rajasthan, India.
Latifah and Tami Al-Hazza are the founders of Femscape Sojourns.
Mar Pages and Megan Jerrard are the founders of Solo Female Travelers, an online community and tour company offering small curated group trips for women.
Olga Bortnikova is the founder of group tour company YouTravel.Me.
Melissa Park is the founder of Melissa Park Events, an international award-winning global event production company.
Loni Paige is the founder of Mixology Mixer, a company that enables everyone to become their own at-home mixologist.
Celeste Durve and Kelsi Kitchener started their front of house logistics company VIPER by KCH to fill a need and to bring more women into high power positions in the nightlife industry.
Cynthia Coutu teaches Champagne masterclasses for women through her Paris-based company Delectabulles.
“My fate as an event planner seemed pre-determined, I took all of my passions: entertaining, cooking, inviting people into my home–everything that represented who I really was, added in my strong set of organizational skills and aesthetics, and harnessed them into the business of event planning.”
“I have had money and have been out of money, I think this creates a drive to always be one step ahead of the game, nothing is certain.”
“I saw a gap in the ground travel industry and figured I couldn’t have been the only one affected by it. Six years later, Wanderu has become the leading bus and train travel search in North America and Europe.”
“We wanted to give travellers a third option; a personalized trip planner with local experiences to choose from.”
“Success means knowing I have done my best for our clients and employees.”