Initially, I had to (and still have to) work hard at ignoring that inner voice that may discourage taking action, speaking up or getting outside of my comfort zone. I connected with strong women in business, those who understood these challenges and empowered me to move beyond my fears.
Years ago, Andrea Feunekes and her husband looked at the way land was being managed and knew there was a better way to approach sustainable resources. They decided to start their own business to see if they could figure out a way to make it work.
Natalie Dakers seems to be “good at...making things happen.” Dakers can see the gaps in a business, and figure out the best way to address the issue. She says she brings the business perspective to science, and drives early innovation to a place where it can shine. It’s these qualities that have contributed to Dakers success in starting four separate companies.