Top 30 Inspiring Women To Look Out For In 2022
Entrepreneurship is now perceived as a new facilitator for empowerment in women. Generally, women tend to start businesses later in their life and entrepreneurship provides an opportunity to fulfill their dreams by offering the necessary flexibility to balance work and family life. There are a lot of women entrepreneurs who are leaving their mark in the industry and are also serving as an inspiration for other entrepreneurs out there.
With this article, we are presenting Top 30 Inspiring Women Entrepreneurs that you should look out for in 2022:
Giorgia Mondani is redefining the world of luxury watches and has set a groundbreaking foundation with Mondani Web. Her equation with tickers has prominently made her one of the thriving experts in the industry of watches. For years, the Mondani family has been enjoying the legacy in watch dealerships and Georgia has managed to bag vast knowledge of horology.
After graduating in foreign languages, she completed her internship at Antiquorum, joined her family business, and successfully captivated the attention of many through her unmatchable expertise and affection for watches. Coming with a refined mindset, she has built a huge network of trusted watch dealers and a specialized social media agency in the world of watches. The rarest and luxury collection of watches in her network has become the trusted brands that have been growing ceaselessly.
Mallory is the top inspirational female Canadian influencer with 87,000 Instagram followers. She got her start posting comedic videos and inspirational quotes on Instagram in the summer of 2021 and already has had a successful first year. Spreading positivity and awareness about important environmental challenges, while entertaining at the same time, Mallory inspires everyone to live out their own adventures.
Mallory keeps crushing it when it comes to online influencers, showing up online as her positive true authentic self. Creating during covid, she started her own brand called Mallory’s Adventures. Along with launching and maintaining a successful lifestyle blog, as well as recently launching her online business “Mallory’s Adventures Store” featuring fun, eco-friendly merchandise products. She’s breaking barriers to reach impressive heights on a global stage. This role model is becoming an inspirational visible example of what women are capable of.
McKenzie Turley is the founder and creator of Invisible Bead Extensions®️. As a successful hairstylist and trained hair extension artist, she found a need in the hair industry for an extension method that truly was comfortable, safe, and discreet for the woman wearing it. After intensive research and development, her extension method was created. Within a few short months of showing the first glimpse of her creation on Instagram, she realized she had something the industry had never before seen and needed to quickly scale her education platform to include a virtual option. Little did she know, 7 months later, Covid would completely shut down the hair industry and leave stylists searching for online education while they were required to stay at home.
Since its creation in 2019, and during a global pandemic, her company has grown to include a worldwide network of thousands of stylists in 9 different countries who all received training through her unique virtual education platform.
Jessica is a Tattoo Artist from Melbourne Australia. After tattooing for 7 years Jess currently specializes in Fineline and single-needle tattooing, doing beautiful floral pieces and magical designs. As someone who understands how intimidating it can be to book a tattoo appointment, Jess makes it a priority to put her client’s minds at ease and make their tattoo experience memorable.
With a keen motivation after having over 350 days in lockdown in 2020/2021, Jess still managed to keep striving towards her goals and opened her own Private Studio in early 2022. With an ever-expanding online presence and many more plans already in place for 2022, If you like tattoos, art, and witchy vibes she is one to watch out for.
Lauren Taylor is a Vancouver-based artist who found her passion in art after a traumatic brain injury in 2016. Lauren blends various mediums to create unique art on birchwood panels to tell a story of a special moment in sports history that stirs up nostalgia for many generations of baseball fans. She is licensed by Major League Baseball, Major League Baseball Players Association and the Baseball Hall of Fame. Her ability to capture historic moments and fan favorites has contributed to her rapidly rising success. Lauren has been honest with her followers about her personal journey with anxiety and panic disorder and the role it has played in the development of her career as an artist. While she has a vast portfolio of baseball subject, including an exclusive baseball card set with Topps, she also created artwork of actors, singers, prominent landmarks and other sports figures.
Jamielynn De Leon
Jamielynn De Leon is the founder of one of New York’s fast-rising hairstyling salons, Rogue House. Hailed from humble beginnings, Jamielynn juggled her early life between her dreams and reality. She was one of a few people who knew exactly what she wanted from her life and pursued her passion for hairstyling diligently. Amidst the competitive lanes of New York, her talents and tenacity led her to launch Rogue House and since then, it grew ceaselessly in the city. Known for her charming and passionate personality, Jamielynn has been able to captivate the hearts of many with her artistic endeavors and exceptional understanding of styling trends.
Today, she has successfully built a huge roster of clientele and thrives on three elements that set her apart in the industry: Build a place where people can trust their hairstylist, get the right amount for a hairdo, and let modern technology add its magic to the styles!
After over a decade of leading in Technology and SaaS Startups, April shifted to utilize everything she’s learned to build her own brand. As a full-time lifestyle influencer, boutique owner, and food blogger - she has her hands full and loves every second of it! In her first year, she landed campaigns with national brands such as Walmart, Zulily, The Good Patch, Harper Wilde, and many more. Her boutique (aprilpollock.co) is a modern lifestyle shop that makes it easy for you to shop quality, tested, and versatile pieces for the whole family at affordable prices. April truly enjoys the variety entrepreneurship brings her; especially business strategy, marketing, and content creation. When she’s not scaling her businesses, you will find April spending time with her family, at the gym, or testing new recipes. April wakes up each day with a mission to motivate others to live their best lives. From what we can tell, she’s succeeding at that mission.
Cindy Maram was a pioneer and innovator in 2008, while print was still king, when she developed and launched her entertainment and celebrity news digital publication, Dig IN Magazine. Her vision and determination to push the boundaries in the industry eventually led to exclusive invites to A-List list events and one-on-one interviews with celebrities at movie premieres in Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco—later expanding her career internationally as a Hollywood insider and producer at Cannes Film Festival and Venice International Film Festival. She is also the Founder/CEO of the global creative and production agency, IN Close Entertainment and is Associate Producer on the feature film Women is Losers (streaming on HBO Max Oct. 25), which premiered at SXSW Film Festival 2021 and won the Audience Award at the 44th Mill Valley Film Festival for its Bay Area Premiere sponsored by Maram’s agency.
Crystal Grant is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist and the CEO and founder of Independent Dreams. Working in healthcare over the past two decades, she saw a need in the healthcare industry to pour back into the frontline workers who have been working tirelessly. She created an 8-week coaching program designed to help women overcome imposter syndrome and has authored a book about it as well. Crystal is passionate about being a leader in her industry and has also launched a vitamin line, Superscript Wellness, that is available for purchase on Walmart’s website.
Since her social media launch in 2018, Crystal has coached, mentored, and helped 100s of men and women overcome challenges in several areas of their lives, as well as poured back into her growing businesses and health care community. Crystal is also a published author, keynote speaker and loves sharing her knowledge and message with the world.
Her drive to keep evolving led her to be a facilitator, notably at Redken Symposium, Las Vegas multiple years, and Facilitating 2018 at the Redken Exchange, New York City. Helping inspire students as far away as Dubai remains one of her career highlights.
Her advice and knowledge are sought after as a Business Mentor at High-Performance Salon Academy helping 10,000+ stylists globally earn, learn, and live best through education and coaching. Celene has been published in magazines worldwide including Canadian Hair Dresser, Flare, and HairDressers Journal London. All being said, we all know that accolades don’t really tell you who a person really is. Get to know her, connect on Instagram @celenedupuis @revampyxe
Tricia Evans is co-founder of the uber-successful waxing salon brand, The Pretty Kitty which was started in a tiny 400 sq foot storefront in San Diego in 2006. After years of tirelessly working and being totally dedicated to the growth of the business, she now oversees 12 salons located in So Cal and Las Vegas. There are an additional 13 licensed locations in Texas. An Esthetician herself, she attributes the success of her company to an ambitious mindset and by providing a hands-on approach in her training methods to her team. Currently residing in Las Vegas, Tricia foresees plans for the future development of salons in the valley as further population growth increases.
Ada Hu is a female entrepreneur, angel investor, and social activist. Having gone to an all-girls school and a female dominant university, Ada truly believes in the power of female entrepreneurship. She currently serves as the CEO & Managing Partner of NU Media. NU Media is on the front lines of cutting-edge marketing trends and techniques. Its in-house developed & NU Media Business Ecosystem" is built from their strong relationships and niche services. Major platforms, media, influencers, and all sorts of business vendors provide the most complete digital solutions for clients.
Aprile Serry is the Founder of The Sleek Wardrobe, a Miami-based personal styling venture and lifestyle blog. The style expert offers services to help individuals ranging from career professionals to jet-set go getters enrich their wardrobes in an intentional way. The brand provides an informed resource for clients looking to dress with style according to their individual tastes. Ten percent of the proceeds from the sale of her services will be donated to Dress for Success.
With an extensive background in the financial services industry, Aprile saw an opportunity to assist driven, time-pressed individuals looking to find great day-to-night, professional, and casual options—but who don’t necessarily have the time to create outfits leveraging pieces from wardrobe or find just-right pieces from luxury brands and vintage boutiques.
The Sleek Wardrobe provides customized services offered as event styling for specific occasions, a wardrobe refresh to keep outfits current, or a full wardrobe makeover for clients looking for a complete style upgrade that matches their particular lifestyle. The blog is brimming with practical style tips and ongoing content related to travel, career, sustainability, wellness, and self-care. Contact Aprile via thesleekwardrobe.com to request a styling session.
As mentor for conscious entrepreneurship, Lisa Rossmann (formerly known as Lisa Évoluer) provides strategic and soul-centred advice. After realising certain techniques changed her life and business for the better, she has made it her mission to share her knowledge with others through her (R)Evolution Method.
After breaking free from the superficial advertising field and going through burnout, she co-founded the 7-figure company Coachy® in 2017. In 2022 she sold her shares to fully step into her role as mentor to support others in transforming their lives.
Lisa is the only coach who combines Kundalini Yoga, Human Design and her own methods to get the best outcome for her clients. She supports you to grow your business with less mindless hustle and more mindful flow to experience more joy, freedom and a feeling of inner peace. Raise your consciousness, break the rules and live life matching to your energy and personality.
Vicki Wright Hamilton
Vicki is the founder & creator of VWH Consulting, a firm to supports a portfolio of clients in change management, technology optimization, corporate strategy, business roadmap execution, and executive coaching. An organizational restructure and downsize was the genesis for Vicki to capitalize on her 20+ years of experience delivering value to formally launch VWH Consulting.
For over 11 years of business, Vicki has continued her own strategic planning and growth to ensure that she stays up-to-date on technology, trends, and coaching developments.
She compliments her passion for business and personal coaching by hosting a show called Strategic Minds Making Money Moves. Vicki focuses on helping organizations and entrepreneurs overcome their business challenges by providing strategies for growth & transformation.
Amber Delgado is the founder, designer, and creative force behind Purple Girl Designs. After being laid off in 2013, she traveled to the UK, became inspired, and realized her life’s purpose; turning her hobby of gemstone jewelry into a full-time business. Amber’s gemstone healing jewelry is made with purpose. From the moment she started, she realized that she had found a niche in the industry where people were looking for more than a certain look; they wanted something inspirational.
In 2019, Purple Girl Designs was looking to add more wholesale clients. Scaling the business since then has been on the fast track, with more retail shops and wholesale customers requested each week. Each piece is made with semi-precious, all-natural gemstones. “I've always had ideas, designs, and being creative is one of the things I love most about Purple Girl Designs,” Delgado said. “As a traveler, I've felt inspired by pieces from all over the world. I hope my influences have come through in my designs.”
Lindsey is a Real Estate Agent and founder of The Lindsey Rose Team brokered by eXp Realty and she's paving a bright path towards the future of real estate. Located in Ohio, Lindsey is making big waves for her clients by using robust and innovative ways to market their homes. Not only is she partnered with eXp Realty,
one of the most innovative and people-oriented brokerages in the world, she also specializes in advanced digital marketing techniques, where she's able to expose her clients' home to the masses on all the most popular social media platforms. Lindsey said, "In a day and age where technology is leading the way, I strongly believe that having a deep knowledge of how to take advantage of it, especially when buying or selling a home, is KEY for the future of real estate. Goodbye are the days of traditional marketing!" Lindsey continuously seeks out opportunities to grow both personally and professionally, focusing on innovation and staying ahead of the curve for her clients.
Jackie Roby is CEO of Inspired Journey Consulting (IJC). As a sales solution strategist & brand ambassador for healing & wellness resorts, she helps clients shine as authentic wellness to reach their ideal guests. After experiencing depression, anxiety, & PTSD, Jackie embarked on her healing journey. It ignited a passion for wellness fueled by learning new practices & modalities. Despite a career in the travel industry, wellness travel was a revelation. Jackie noticed the gap in awareness & researched the cause. She was inspired to bring her superpowers to the visionaries behind wellness & healing resorts.
Jackie attributes her success to building IJC in ways the travel industry had not tapped into. She founded the #TravelCanHeal initiative and the podcast Through Inspired Eyes, while consistently aligning her business with her values. IJC stands for diversity, equity, inclusion, justice, body acceptance, & prioritizing mental wellness encouraging healing through travel for a kinder, more inclusive world.
Based in sunny Queensland Australia, Leita Culpeper is inspiring dog lovers to live their sustainability values whilst enjoying the natural environment with their dog. Leita discovered the need for dog lovers to have access to quality dog accessories that have eco-friendly principles at their core. Leita has created an entire range of unique eco-friendly dog leads, collars, toys, and accessories that are currently sold commercially within Australia.
With a passion for preserving beauty and moments in time, Lora Calcara, the founder of Flora and the Sun is designing one-of-a-kind floral frames and botanical jewelry. Born in Europe in the home of a landscape architect, her love for colorful flowers was nurtured at an early age. Whether situated in vases or perfectly gathered in a wedding bouquet, flowers are destined to be tossed in the bin. Lora Calcara is changing this fate: Her company presses and preserves flowers in custom-made frames and jewelry to cherish forever. With her flower preservations, she is able to pass flowers down generations. Her unique frames and jewelry are modern-day romantic favors, handcrafted with love in her studio in Cardiff-by-the Sea, CA. Using her business, Lora is on a mission to inspire awe and wonder, to shift the focus to the small, beautiful things in life, which stir the imagination and nurture the soul.
She has a lengthy background in the real estate market, and her unwavering dedication throughout the years has resulted in numerous breakthroughs. Kelly is a real estate professional that puts her heart and soul into every deal she works on. For Kelly, community involvement and the drive to get the job done go hand-in-hand with her years of expertise in sales and marketing. Reinvesting in her business through education and innovative technologies is essential to her. Kelly places a high value on her long-term relationships with her clients and their confidence in her abilities to assist them in achieving their objectives. Kelly, a successful entrepreneur and realtor, had an incredible career in no time and swiftly used the knowledge and technology to become one of the best in the business. Moreover, being a well-spoken woman, Kelly is the epitome of a real estate agent: sharp, strategic, and eloquent.
Founder and designer of Anchor Construction, Suzana Ingles is experienced in remodeling and building homes from foundation to finish. Being in the construction field for over 15 years and working now as a sole owner in a construction company, her passion is not only about the design itself but innovate and create a better and more functional place for her customers. Suzana started building trust from her customers and engaging more and more from her experience and the design she send them. Not only making a beautiful room but optimizing the space.
She has been working as a business owner in companies overseas and always dedicated her work life to doing what she thinks it will add something better in her customer’s life, being a service or a product, as it was for herself. She says: “The secret to be on business as a woman entrepreneur is always believing in yourself and being confident about what you are offering, studying more, and improving day by day.”
Lorena Ivel Mauro
Lorena Ivel Mauro is a women entrepreneur and it inspires her to see people move towards greater things and accompany them on their paths. That's why she founded AD MAIORA® human kind leaders, personal entrepreneurship of coaching in leadership. The word “ad maiora” means precisely "towards greater things" in Latin, no matter what. Her essence is to train conscious leaders who are engaged by their own strengths and contribute with them to “the change” we hope to see. Lorena provides simple but significant tools to enhance professional growth aligned with a purpose in the very short term.
She is a pharmacist, she has been working in Corporations for more than 25 years, and in addition to her connection with science, she found on this new path, a passion for building strategic teams, opening innovative positions, and fostering inclusive and diverse workspaces. It is simple, it is significant “human kind leaders”
Sarah spent 20 years as an RAF helicopter pilot and Squadron Leader leading on operational combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. During her experiences at home and war, she learned that tough capable people don’t always feel as strong as they look. This prompted her to create Well Be It - specifically for leaders in mentally demanding environments so they can create resilient high performing teams.
Sarah realized that leaders often felt hostage to the “fragile” narrative that is associated with wellbeing so she drew on her experiences as a combat helicopter pilot and mindfulness coach to develop an empowered and proactive approach - the Healthy Automatic Behaviours In Threatening Scenarios (H.A.B.I.TS.) Formula - a way to train the mind to be bombproof under pressure without compromising on tenacity or performance. She’s on a mission to revolutionize wellness culture and give leaders their power back.
Annabel is the founder and creator of Spritzy Limited, a London-based skincare brand specializing in natural luxury products. Launched in Notting Hill in early 2021, these one-off eco-conscious creations go beyond clean skincare to address what we put on our skin and how it impacts our environment. Annabel’s extreme skin reaction 10 years ago healed through a lengthy exploration of pure plant extracts led her towards this ‘inside out’ approach.
She combines skills from her food industry background, natural skincare diploma, and experience as a company director in Spritzy’s creation. The sweet-smelling 70% organic Blue Tansy Hand Sanitiser packaged in a refillable glass bottle designed by her husband Omar has become a cult lockdown hit, making sanitizing hands a holistic, sensory experience. Just one of the natural, sustainable products on the Spritzy Skincare journey.
Jessica L. Hutchison
Jessica L. Hutchison, LCPC, is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, trauma and grief specialist, and founder of My Red Said, a mental health awareness campaign to increase hope that things can, and will, get better. Hutchison’s desire to „meet people where they are“ comes from the purpose she found in her own pain, following her father’s suicide in 2011. She speaks nationally about the psychological implications of grief and loss and trains mental health professionals on how invisible trauma alters our ability to cope with loss.
In conjunction with My Red Said, Hutchison is working on a „Talk with Me“ initiative to implement into schools to help not only address the overwhelming mental health needs of our youth but change the way we talk about difficult topics. Look out for this world changer in 2022!
An experienced entrepreneur, business owner, and public speaker with a demonstrated history working in marketing, communications, and political affairs, Amanda Lucey is the CEO of Atlanta’s oldest privately held PR and brand communications agency in Atlanta, The Partnership.
As an experienced crisis communications expert, Amanda is sought for her knowledge in both the agricultural and healthcare industries, speaking on behalf of executives and communities during the moments that matter most.
In her role as CEO, Amanda and The Partnership have received numerous awards and recognitions for excellence. Recently, the company received the 2021 Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Pacesetter Award, for Atlanta’s top 100 fastest growing companies.
providing strategic public relations, branding, corporate communications, and digital services for clients and companies across the country for more than 40 years.
Joanne Carey is the creator of Dance Talk® with Joanne Carey, a podcast on the IGLive platform. A dancer herself, Joanne has spent more than 30 years in the dance world, 23 of which she owned and operated a successful dance studio being awarded Best of the Best Children’s Dance Studio. Hanging up her studio owner shoes in 2021, Joanne quickly realized her wealth of dance experience, great storytelling ability and attention to detail could offer dance artists a unique welcoming, and friendly platform where they could share their journeys and their own dance stories.
Joanne has been told that sitting down with her is the equivalent of chatting with a great friend. Artists quickly discovered her genuine interest, enthusiasm, and support along with her invaluable knowledge and sense of humor makes for an easy and fun chat. Listeners agree. Joanne Carey isn’t just talking she’s the real deal!
Myrline St Hubert
Myrline St Hubert is a thriving real estate entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of Nume Moods. As a real estate entrepreneur, she has always been close to the idea of beautiful homes. Inspired by her admiration towards the beauty of living, she recently launched her brand of candles and fragrance sprays, Nume Moods. As a lifelong lover of candles and fragrances, Myrline felt a gap in the market for fresh and sophisticated scents that came with affordability. Thus, her brand is an effort to bring affordable luxury into everyday homes. It aims to evoke a combination of calmness and relaxation and aspires to adorn modern homes with sophistication. Driven by passion and ceaseless vision, Myrline has managed to grow her brand in no time! Today, while she thrives on her exemplary negotiation and marketing skills in the real estate world, she simultaneously has managed to impress people through her creative endeavors with Nume Moods.
Elena Palieri, fondly known as "Adrenaline Junkie", was born in Milan and started her career at a very early age. She emerged from a difficult childhood to become the CEO of Promix, the first Italian agency specializing in marketing and communication for the manufacturing and additive manufacturing industry. Established during the global pandemic, Promix took its first steps through an entirely remote operating model and thrived ceaselessly with a strong team of passionate people. In 2021, Elena became a partner of Women in 3D Printing, an international network of 20 thousand plus people, managers, entrepreneurs, engineers, researchers and high-level technicians, which aims to promote female proficiency within the market of industrial disciplines.
Known for her extensive entrepreneurial passion, Promix lately took over 360 ° communication management of major AM companies globally and established itself as the first Italian agency specialized in functional industrial communication. While she has helped various companies grow in the past and today, her company flourishes on one model: a mix of commitment, passion and strategic approach based on human value. When Elena is not working, she is mostly enjoying sports and adventures or admiring the work of art.
These women entrepreneurs are the new driving force in the business world who are running the industry and taking over more leadership roles. They are setting an example for every woman in the world who dreams of becoming an entrepreneur and running her own business.