LISTICLE Five empowering women.
FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS WHOSE WORK BENEFITS OUR GLOBAL SISTERHOOD
It was Mikaela Jackson’s struggle to nd her own purpose that led her to coaching in her 20s. Having made her dream life a reality as a ‘freedompreneur’, she founded She Almighty to help other women create success on their terms. Based in Hertfordshire, UK, Mikaela runs workshops and monthly meet-ups in London and provides one-to-one coaching internationally. Her vision is that through female self-empowerment we will be further on our way to reducing gender inequality.
Lucy, aka The Comparison Coach, came up with her concept after realising that she wasn’t alone in being negatively a ected by social media. She says scrolling through our Facebook and Instagram feeds all day has caused “a comparison epidemic” that is damaging to our individual potential. Having overcome it herself, she left behind a lucrative but unful lling career to inspire others to live life on their own terms and thrive.
A former Hollywood studio executive, British-born New Yorker Dee Poku-Spalding is a social entrepreneur and co-founder of Women Inspiration and Enterprise, a leadership network that aims to support women in their ambitions by o ering workshops with business leaders such as Donna Karan, Arianna Hu ngton and Melinda Gates. She is also the founder of The Other Festival, which showcases female innovators, makers and creators.
LA-based Ti any Savion describes herself as a “holistic lifestyle designer” who loves working with soulsearching women to dig deep, dream big and take chances. Her digital community, The Wild Vibrant Woman, is a celebration of sisterhood and a heart-centred collective for inner transformation. On the agenda is self-examination designed to bring forth personal growth and a life lived with passion, which she says is everyone’s birthright.
Writer, broadcaster and digital lecturer – Emma Gannon is a true “multi-hyphenate”, as she calls it, and has written a book about how we can all design a portfolio career that works for us. The Multi-Hyphen Method follows her podcast, Ctrl Alt Delete, which discusses work, social media and careers with guests including Lena Dunham and Elizabeth Gilbert. Emma also speaks at festivals run by charities such as Amnesty International.