These are the stories of women who followed their true nature and have worked through their fears to pursue their passion. Some of them partnered with HerNature to launch or grow their own businesses while others were on a mission to map a fulfilling path within an organization.
The common theme among HerNature stories is about living an authentic life. It takes great courage to remain true to who you are and not lose your sense of self when the pressure is on to fall in line as an executive leader or entrepreneur.
Read how these beautiful, strong and talented women define success for themselves while you picture your own story among theirs.
By moving forward together, we can ensure who you are plays a significant role in what you do so that your work is fulfilling and your value is realized.
After two years of dreaming about her own physical therapy practice, Marieke Crawford made the leap. “If you never take risks, you’ll never get where you want to be,” said Marieke, who is more prone to action than overthinking big decisions in her life. “I’m proud to have finally taken the plunge of starting my […]Read her full story
Shannon D’Gerolamo daydreamed about writing her own job description. She envisioned a role that engaged her passion for executive coaching and gave her the flexibility she needed as a mom with two young boys. “I would have never considered going into a traditional organization and asking for a flexible way of working and expect it […]Read her full story
For Tara Hawkins, launching a business wasn’t about the money or making a name for herself. It was about doing work that matters to her because of what she witnessed as a prosecutor in Southwest Louisiana. “It sounds trite, but it’s true. I’m very passionate about what I do,” says Tara. From blue collar to […]Read her full story
Myra Buller has a unique perspective on living with pain. It’s what led her to her niche as a physical therapist specializing in CranioSacral therapy. At age 23, just one year into her physical therapy career, Myra stopped to offer help at the scene of a head-on collision. While assisting victims on the side of […]Read her full story
Being authentic isn’t an issue for Katherine Klimitas. In the most literal sense, her perspective is uniquely her own. A watercolor artist, graphic designer, jewelry maker, budding keynote speaker and author, Katherine has been in a wheelchair her entire life. She’s 2 feet, 7 inches tall, and there’s only one way she can work—lying on […]Read her full story
Mel Blalock wanted her work to feel aligned with who she is. Eventually she found her niche, not by figuring out what she wanted to do, but mostly by discovering what she didn’t. “I’ve never really fit into any of the convenient boxes,” Mel said. “I’m easygoing. I’m creative. I have a great need for […]Read her full story