Top 10 Women Entrepreneurs To Take Inspiration From In 2023
Top 10 Women Entrepreneurs To Take Inspiration From In 2023
In the dynamic landscape of entrepreneurship, women are emerging as formidable leaders, innovators, and trailblazers, proving that the business world knows no gender boundaries. As we step into 2023, it is an opportune moment to shine a spotlight on the Top 10 Women Entrepreneurs who are making waves with their vision, tenacity, and ingenuity. Their stories are a testament to the fact that, in the world of business, women continue to shatter stereotypes and redefine success. Join us in this exploration of the journeys, challenges, and triumphs of these remarkable women, and discover the inspiration they offer for aspiring entrepreneurs and change-makers alike.
From a young age, Tamara's parents recognised her natural entrepreneurial instinct. She organised imaginative "pretend" businesses, set up makeshift shops, and initiated her own small ventures. This early passion laid the foundation for her future successes.
Fast forward, and Tamara has built multi-million dollar brands from the ground up, demonstrating her skill in turning ideas into reality. Her foresight and strategic approach have shaped GOAT Media into a hub of innovation and accomplishment.
With an innate ability to predict emerging trends and a collaborative leadership style, Tamara has orchestrated campaigns that truly resonate. Her journey exemplifies the power of seizing opportunities and shaping the digital landscape.
For those seeking a digital marketing expert capable of translating dreams into achievements, Tamara Musa is the one to watch. Join her as she redefines the digital realm, one campaign at a time.
Ashe Caldwell has been involved with the arts all of her life! She is the founder and creator of “Bloom Studio Coaching,” where she teaches studio owners how to stop surviving and start thriving in their businesses. As a successful award-winning studio owner of multiple locations for over 20 years, she saw a need in the industry for proven systems that work and for a coach who “has been there,” truly understands and will walk beside her clients. She teaches owners how to implement strategies that empower them to earn more money, have more freedom and get their time back. She has turned her vast experience into a successful coaching business, helping studio owners in the US, Canada, and the UK unlock the secrets to profitable, fulfilling studio ownership.
Nancy Dewar is a sought-after Executive Coach and keynote speaker who engages audiences internationally through her experience and warm style. She is a Certified Executive Leadership Coach, PCC and Learning Strategist with a Master of Education and is a Certified Sales Professional, CSP. Her goal is to inspire others to the next level of greatest through leadership development, coaching and her Podcast Inspiring You
With a background in Coaching, Facilitation, Marketing and Business Development Nancy has a wealth of experience to draw from when working with clients and engaging audiences. Nancy’s specialty focus is on helping Women in Business and is a mentor at the Network of Executive Women.
Nancy has held several senior level positions and led several corporate coaching and learning initiatives. She specializes in leadership development, culture transformation, change management, motivation and mindfulness and has industry experience to include hospitality, automotive, consumer package goods, retail, and pharmaceutical. She is certified with the Learning Styles Inventory, Hogan Assessments, CCL 360, Predictive Index Assessment, and is EQi 2.0 certified.
With a high energy warm engaging style Nancy has captivated international audiences. Having worked globally facilitating in Spain, Brazil, England, Germany, Thailand, China, Mexico and the U.S. and completed her first TedxTalk on How to Relearn to trust your Instincts.
She has written two books “Coaching 101- A Simplified Guide to Coaching in Business” and launched her second book in July 2021 called “One Wild and Precious Life” and has led several keynote addresses for corporate events and a Women in Leadership Podcast under her Inspiring You Brand. Nancy is also a part time Professor of Sales and Marketing. Nancy is currently the Director of Coach Partnerships at Ezra where she mentors and coaches the Ezra coach team Globally.
Marina Lau, the visionary behind Revatua Botanicals, hails from the exotic landscapes of Tahiti. Her journey, marked by resilience and relentless determination, led her to create a natural cosmetic care brand that embodies her love for authentic beauty. As a devoted mother of two, Marina navigated the demanding waters of her day job, pursued a biology degree at night, and nurtured her cosmetics venture. She champions the idea that everyone possesses the potential for transformation and understands that progress can be gradual, and plans may pivot, but the key is to stay authentic to oneself. One can often find her sharing alluring glimpses into her world on social media. But Marina's true passion lies in your story where she consistently invites her community to share dreams and embark on your extraordinary journey. She says, "Your narrative could be the spark that lights up the path ahead.
Kimberley Bhagat, a serial entrepreneur with over two decades of business experience, including the highs of start-up success, the lows of business failures, and the triumphant journey of rebuilding in various domains, from traditional premises-based services to the dynamic realm of e-commerce and service B2B and C2B businesses. Kimberley is now on the brink of launching her own coaching and mentorship program for startups and budding entrepreneurs, a testament to her unwavering spirit and commitment to nurturing the next generation of business leaders.
What makes Kimberley Bhagat truly inspiring is her ability to adapt and thrive in diverse business landscapes. She didn't confine herself to one industry. She has faced a number of challenges both In her personal and business life. Her ability to pivot and excel in difficult situations showcases her entrepreneurial & Life versatility. She now will share these experiences with new business owners to help them thrive and live the life of they're dreams.
Jonilyn Diaz is Founder and Creative Designer of JRegacho Designs LLC. Filipina-bred, she calls Chicago her home and the home base of her graphic design company, focused on Events and Small Businesses. She is a mother of five, wife, friend, and a true entrepreneur at heart. Serving globally, she interprets and transforms her client’s visions through graphic design. With her expertise and business mindset, she has created over 300 designs in a little over a year, bringing people’s creativity to life.
Her ingenuity for innovative design has helped event planners and small businesses in their advertising, branding, marketing, and creating recognizable strong identities. Outside of her entrepreneurship, she encourages individual uniqueness, empowering others and embracing positivity. She aims to continue revolutionizing in the world of design and thrives on the belief that Graphic Design can impact society, culture, and can be used to make a positive difference in the world.
Nada Mesqui, Embodied Leadership Coach and founder of Raindrop Movement. Nada’s Raindrop Movement ™ is a combination of mindset coaching, integrative somatic therapy and free movement, all packaged together in a seamless 60-minute embodiment practice. Working as an executive leadership coach for over a decade, she has witnessed hundreds of successful female leaders struggle with self-belief and self-confidence even when their track record tells a different story.
As a leader and entrepreneur herself, she experienced those same challenges repeatedly. Until one day, she understood: “for us women to feel confident and trusting in our own power, we need to feel deeply connected to our own Feminine. Yet, to be a functioning leader in today’s world, we need to be grounded, centered and connected to our Masculine.”
This is why Raindrop Movement ™ was born; for women to remember their true essence and learn specific tools to embody & integrate both their DRIVE and their FLOW. To help women find that balance of yin (feminine) and yang (masculine) because that balance brings a sense of safety in our body and helps us step out of surviving and into thriving. Nada wants all women to feel safe enough to take on more space in their families, communities and organizations. And this safety begins in our bodies.
In the 10 years of her practice,Gill has received accolades in the holistic health industry for successfully treating many gynecological, skin, Digestive and mental health related diseases using Homeopathy and Health Coaching. Through Homeopathy she’s changing and impacting lives in a positive way every day.
Gill was also one of the Board of Directors for OHMA from 2014- 2020. Her work has helped patients transform their lives dramatically by becoming mentally and physically healthy.She doesn’t believe in just prescribing diet and exercise but also changing the whole mindset towards health. Her mantra is to make achieving optimum health simple, fun and easy.
Rita is a health and fitness expert who delivers life-changing results for women around the world in their body, weight, health, energy and life balance. As a health strategist, personal trainer, nutrition advisor, behaviour and habit change specialist, mindset coach, keynote speaker and international selling author, she works with clients to create their ideal bodies and maintain them permanently.
She is the founder of The Health and Fitness Coach, a company designed by women for women. She challenges audiences and clients to leverage their focus and pay attention to what matters most in life earning her the global award for Most Empowering Women’s Health and Fitness Company 2022. Rita earned her Diploma in Physical and Mental Health, specialising in habit transformation. She has received numerous awards for her work in women’s health, using her signature Chan6e™ – 6 Step System for lasting behaviour change.
Her strong background in neuroscientific learning, performance development and health makes her the perfect fit. Organizations and individuals hire Rita for her implementable strategies that help people reach their greatest potential, and achieve extraordinary results in their health and body,
Courtney’s passion for helping others is evident upon meeting her. In her career as a psychotherapist, non-profit director, business owner and public speaker, Courtney is able to facilitate lasting change among individuals and families by promoting hope throughout all circumstances.
Courtney founded THE COLLECTIVE; a mental health treatment center focused on healing depression and anxiety at the core through the power of Social Health. Its one-of-a-kind programming focuses on eliminating mental health issues and promotes healthy relationships. THE COLLECTIVE is also an exclusive partner of the NFL Hall of Fame, providing counselling and support to retired NFL athletes and their families.
Previously, she maintained regular radio spots as a Sports Psychotherapist commentator for the Tennessee Titans, and has been featured in numerous magazines and starred in an HGTV television series called “Interiors, Inc.” Courtney also travels around the country speaking to audiences on the importance of mental health.
As we conclude our journey through the entrepreneurial landscapes of 2023, one thing becomes abundantly clear: the future of business is diverse, innovative, and led by women who fearlessly pursue their dreams. The Top 10 Women Entrepreneurs we've spotlighted are not only inspiring in their individual endeavors but collectively represent a wave of change that is reshaping industries and perspectives. Their stories remind us that barriers are meant to be broken, challenges are opportunities for growth, and success knows no gender. As we move forward, let these women be our guiding stars, illuminating the path for those who aspire to turn their entrepreneurial visions into reality, proving that with determination and innovation, anything is possible in the ever-evolving world of business.