Incredible women share their stories during a lighthearted and info-packed chat with host, Anna Keenan. From entrepreneurs and CEOs to influencers and philanthropists, all of these ladies started with an idea, a goal and a hope and turned it into their reality. They truly make success seem realistic and attainable and will leave you wanting to become your own Self Made Sister. So, I'm here to answer the big question, how did she do it?
Kelly Stumpe - The Car Mom
Did you know that women buy over 50% of cars on the road and are involved in 80% of the decision making? As a mother and a female in the automotive industry, Kelly Stumpe understands what women want and need when purchasing a vehicle for themselves or for their family. So, Kelly created The Car Mom, a much needed community for women on Instagram and YouTube to empower women to make the right decision when purchasing their car.
Tamara Keefe - Clementine's Naughty & Nice Creamery
Tamara Keefe learned at an early age that ice cream has the magical power to create moments of connection. Tamara, CEO and self-proclaimed “Flavor Temptress” of St. Louis based Clementine’s Naughty & Nice Creamery®, has always had a deep passion for not only ice cream itself, but for what ice cream represents. She left her successful corporate career and combined her business experience with her passion for bringing people together through the simple pleasure of ice cream as her new purpose.
Hillary Folkvord - The Sacajawea Hotel, The RSVP Hotel, The Farmer's Daughters Cafe and Lady H Blog
As a small-town Montana gal with big dreams, Hillary Folkvord has always been the girl with a green smoothie in one hand and a glass of champagne in the other. She was born and raised in Three Forks, Montana in a three-generation farming family. Hillary pursued her passion for hospitality and joined her family’s business as the owner and operator of the Sacajawea Hotel in Three Forks, Montana and The RSVP Motel and The Farmer’s Daughters Café in Bozeman, Montana.
Umma Shekani - Swaddle Sleeves
Back in the mid 90’s, the word Mompreneur was created as a term to describe a female business owner who actively balances the role of mom and entrepreneur. As any mom well knows, the best ideas come from your own personal needs while raising your children. Mompreneur’s like Umma Shekani, wife and mama to 4 babies under 3 and Founder of Swaddle Sleeves, have designed and created life changing products over the years for babies and children.
Allison Harr - Gemmist
So, what’s your hair story? Our hair is part of our story and is an important piece of our identity. For Allison Harr, Founder of Gemmist, she wanted to prevent hair drama for future generations. After her long career in Marketing for companies like Unilever and Clorox, Allison acted upon her desire to become an entrepreneur and created Gemmist, a haircare company inspired by two key pillars – science and simplicity.
Renee Dick - My Girlfriend Renee
Every woman needs “that” girlfriend in life – you know the one that motivates you to be your best self and the one that is your biggest cheerleader, support system and believes in you whole heartedly. Meet Renee Dick – the girlfriend you never knew you needed in business. Whether you’re in the beginning stage of starting your business or if it’s just a dream and you haven’t taken the leap yet, Renee is here to help start, build and grow your brand!
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Thank you Anna, for bringing us so many thoughtful episodes of Self Made Sister. Love hearing the real stories and struggles of women who inspire all of us to show up in more impactful ways in the world. Keep it up sister!