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5 Inspiring Women in the Startup World Balancing Work and Life Beautifully

Updated: Aug 16, 2023

By Amy Ouzoonian

In today's fast-paced startup ecosystem, achieving a work-life balance can seem like an elusive dream. Yet, numerous women entrepreneurs are proving that it's not only achievable but can also be the cornerstone of profound success. These female startup founders are not just running businesses; they're balancing career and family, serving as role models in business, and truly embodying the spirit of empowering women in business. Here are five such inspirational businesswomen whose stories will inspire and motivate you.

1. Ava Rodriguez, Owner of Skincare Lab

Ava’s journey began when she found a gap in the market for specialty skincare products. Today, her startup is booming, but she ensures she spends quality time with her kids every day. Her secret? Prioritizing tasks and setting strict boundaries. Her story is a testament to the potential of mompreneurs in the startup ecosystem.

As the CEO of LJ's Powerhouse, LJ is a beacon for women in leadership and endo health. Despite her jam-packed schedule, she exercises daily and prioritizes her mental health. LJ champions flexible work for women, ensuring her entire team has the option to work remotely or adopt flexible hours. This approach has fostered a culture of balanced living, boosting both creativity and productivity.

According to her Instagram bio Kashara Marie Starks is a spiritual being having a human experience. She is the owner of Sunflower Solutions, a microgreen nursery and therapy center. A shining ray of light in Phoenix, Kashara brings clarity to many, whether it's through teaching people about psilocibin therapy, microgreens, sunflowers, or self-love.

Anne is the CEO and powerhouse behind Global Investher. I met her in 2020 and she encouraged me to keep going, even when I would feel like there was no reason to continue, I would see Anne producing events and flying around the world meeting amazing women in the world of business. I decided that if she isn't going to give up, neither am I. Anne inspires women daily from her community investor site.

Jenn's fintech startup focuses on creating Wellness solutions tailored for marketers and users. Her MotivateU AI fitness platform and Keylink app have reached five star reviews and have been on the top 10 apple download list for all of 2023. She is a solo founder and developer, who is inspiring young girls and women everywhere to take charge of their own company and become successful technical founders, like her.

These inspiring businesswomen highlight that the journey of balancing career and family is unique for every individual. Yet, with determination, clear priorities, and a touch of creativity, it's possible to excel in both domains. Their stories serve as a beacon, illuminating the path for countless other women in the startup world and beyond. Want more? Sign up for two weeks and get trackable insights on your teams' mental health with MoodConnect.

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