59 episodes

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?

Self Made Sister Anna Keenan

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 56 Ratings

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?

    Christine Flores - The Beeswax Co.

    Christine Flores - The Beeswax Co.

    This is one of those entrepreneurial stories that doesn’t feel like coincidences played a part – it’s as if this was always meant to happen for Christine Flores, owner of The Beeswax Co.  One day, Christine heard about a beeswax candle company.  She was instantly intrigued in the beeswax industry and loved that her own family lineage tied into beeswax as her great grandfather was a beekeeper. Christine's stars aligned and she became the proud owner of The Beeswax Co. 

    • 52 min
    Ann Malik - Jasmine Seven

    Ann Malik - Jasmine Seven

    It’s that time of year where we wear flip flops, sandals or no shoes at all. Ann Malik, Mom of 3 and Founder of Jasmine Seven, wanted her kids to enjoy an active lifestyle but wanted to go from funtime outside to naptime without having to give her kids a bath. So, she developed Jasmine Seven Fresh Feet Wipes, a plant- based, alcohol free wipe that are compostable and naturally moisturize with Vitamin E and aloe. They are naturally scented and leave your little ones feeling clean, cool and refreshed.

    • 41 min
    Ashley Kenny - Heirloom Video Books

    Ashley Kenny - Heirloom Video Books

    Ashley Kenny, Founder and CEO of Heirloom, started Heirloom because her family was desperate for it. At the beginning of 2020, her 92-year-old Grandma Fran was stuck hundreds of miles from her family, unable to see visitors due to the pandemic. With some tape and construction paper, Ashley cobbled together a video player and loaded it with videos of her family. Grandma Fran’s reaction was spectacular and Heirloom was born.

    • 47 min
    Beth Helmstetter - Beth Helmstetter Events

    Beth Helmstetter - Beth Helmstetter Events

    Highly regarded as one of the best event planners in the industry, Beth Helmstetter, Principle Event Designer and CEO of Beth Helmstetter Events, never actually aspired to become an event planner. Born and raised in a small Missouri town, Beth’s career started in the non-profit space and while helping plan events on the side, her passion for planning beautiful events was born. Beyond just aesthetically gorgeous events, Beth is often called upon to create sacred moments around the world.

    • 41 min
    Dr. Nirali Patel - Twigs & Tansy Skincare

    Dr. Nirali Patel - Twigs & Tansy Skincare

    An acupuncturist by trade, Dr. Nirali founded Twigs & Tansy, a line of handcrafted organic products targeting problematic skin.  While completing her Acupuncture Masters and Doctorate program, she became obsessed with the healing properties of herbs and learned how to expertly blend roots, stems, twigs, bark, leaves, buds and flowers into oils based in Chinese Medical Dermatology. 

    • 44 min
    Stacey Goltermann - The Scout Guide St. Louis

    Stacey Goltermann - The Scout Guide St. Louis

    In the summer of 2017, Stacey Goltermann fell in love with The Scout Guide while on a family trip to Charlottesville, Virginia and wanted to bring the publication to St. Louis. The Scout Guide is a beautiful publication dedicated to living a locally minded lifestyle—wherever you are. Published in more than 60 cities, The Scout Guides connects you with inspiration, as well as with makers and experts who can help you enhance your life, elevate your surroundings, and enjoy your community to the fullest.

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
56 Ratings

56 Ratings

Emilie Franke ,

Really enjoy it

I really enjoy the Style and cadence of the show. Great job!

Shelly Tinney ,

LOVE THIS PODCAST

Love listening to Anna and all of the women sharing their inspiring stories!! So Empowering and great to hear how others got to where they are at!! Makes me ready to take on the world!!

MeganAccardo ,

Fantastic interviews and episodes!

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!

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