In this episode, we’re diving into the process of creating equity in the wellness industry with Maryam Ajayi, CEO + Founder of Dive in Well, movement cultivating space, community, conversations and change for a more equitable and accessible wellness industry.
Maryam is also the Founder of Indagba, a holistic business strategy agency helping socially conscious people and companies grow into their full potential.
Here’s my conversation with Maryam, and how you can connect with her:
Dive in Well
Ahhh, balance…the thing we yearn for more and more as the years pass. But how do we create this elusive thing?
The best advice I received lately was from the consummate badass herself: Mona Zak, a successful businesswoman constantly inspiring others with her 7 C’s to Ultimate Transformation, how she runs her real estate brokerage, or how she started her fitness line, just because.
…Monday’s are made for big starts, big transformations and taking big chances, after all. And there’s no one better to help you de-program than Zak.
The Internet has a funny way of bringing people together…
That probably sounds really cliché, but given all of the talking I’ve done about how I recently became serious about using my platform for social good, it’s no coincidence how I crossed paths with Maghan Morin, Co-Founder of Miami-based non-profit Thynk Global.
Their mission? Equipping small business owners within food incubators and co-working spaces with information to help problem-solve and scale up. Ultimately, Thynk Global is the product of some genius reverse engineering by Morin and Co-Founder, Jeanine Suah, who experienced first-hand the magic that happens at pop-up co-working events. As Morin and Suah began featuring panels and other content, equipping their female counterparts with ‘business hacks,’ this number quickly jumped from 12 attendees to 80, then to over 100.
But given Morin and Suah’s shared winner-mentality, the success of their non-profit is no surprise.
Morin notes, “when we were picking out names, I was not budging on the global part…because we need to be global! It’s all about perspective.”
And the handful of success stories they’ve already seen is proof that they’re certainly on track to take their message global: