Category: profiles

PWWWS [Anette Miwa Dimmen]

Anette Miwa Dimmen is the entrepreneurial force behind the comfort-first fashion brand, AWAN (As We Are Now). In 2018 Anette spotted a gap in the market for a new type of clothing and dressing experience for women, without compromise between feminine style, comfort and sustainability. Easy to dress up or down according to personal style, …

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PWWWS [Sophie Sellu]

Sophie Sellu is a woman with a love of art and creativity, but it is the ancient art of wood-working that takes a central place in her life and her business. Funnily enough for a person who is categorically an expert now, Sophie didn’t experience woodworking until after she graduated from the Manchester School of …

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PWWWS [Alina Russ]

The history of Lola’s Vegan Kitchen is deeply intertwined with the personal dietary experiences of Alina Russ. After being diagnosed with both gluten and lactose intolerance, Alina struggled to enjoy any form of dessert and had almost given up on ever satisfying her sweet tooth. This isolation from desserts inspired Alina to develop a range …

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PWWWS [LaToya Stirrup]

If you’re looking for a hard working woman who works with passion and pride then LaToya Stirrup should be on your radar. LaToya is a woman unafraid of hard work and taking the difficult road to success. Her passion is clear to see and it runs through every entrepreneurial idea she has. LaToya’s impressive resume …

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PWWWS [Melissa Strawn]

Very few people are able to claim that they have radically altered an entire sector. Melissa Strawn is one of them. She has changed the world of freelancing via her company, MyPeopleNow. It promotes a clever inclusiveness ideal that has been brilliantly executed. Rather than providing yet another platform for remote work, she has instead …

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PWWWS [Natalia Tsarkova]

Natalia Tsarkova, Tribo founder and CEO, first understood the power of media when, as a little girl in Latvia, she saw the music video for Michael Jackson’s “Billy Jean”. She credits that “Aha” moment for giving her an impulse to apply to Harvard years later, and to become the first student from the former Soviet …

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PWWWS [Elina Berglund]

Elina was part of the team at CERN (European Organisation for Nuclear Research) who discovered the Higgs Boson particle. Her partner, Raoul, also has a background in particle physics, but had always aspired to be an entrepreneur. The idea for their business, Natural Cycles, was first conceived when the couple started to think about starting a family. Elina …

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PWWWS [Marianne Haugland Hindsgaul]

To say that the Profile[me] team is a fan of Marianne Haugland Hindsgaul, co-founder and CEO of Bobly Inc is an understatement. Just like her company name suggests, Marianne has an infectious and bubbly spirit that has the power to brighten up any room she sets her foot in. We would know, we’ve been in …

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PWWWS [Elina Willert]

Meet Elina, Co-Founder and, until recently, the CEO of Playpulse. Her company turns high-intensity interval training on gym bikes and soon rowing machines into a fully-fledged computer gaming experience. In short, they turn exercise into a video game. Yes, you read that right. It makes exercise more accessible and fun for everyone. Their goal is to motivate …

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PWWWS [Ida Tin]

Ida Tin is the CEO and Co-Founder of female health app Clue (www.helloclue.com), the free-to-download, free-to-use period tracking app, designed to help those who have periods around the world track their cycles and better understand their bodies. Ida launched Clue in 2013, as she felt that reproductive health is an incredibly foundational and central part …

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