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Wonder Women Entrepreneurs! This is the place to join conversations with thought leaders who amaze, astonish and inspire you. Listen each week as entrepreneur and host Kalika Yap explores the challenges, wisdom and breakthroughs of extraordinary people. (An Entrepreneurs’ Organization production)

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Lisa Sugar, cofounder of POPSUGAR
Toni Ko, founder of NYX Cosmetics
Devin Alexander, celebrity chef and nutrition expert who appears on "The Biggest Loser"

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Apr 18, 2021

This week, Kalika sits down with Denise Pines, a serial entrepreneur, a documentary filmmaker, and a champion for women’s health. While working as a fashion designer in Los Angeles, Denise’s interest shifted to social justice and advocacy, wanting to create a voice for African-American and Latinos. In this stage of her life, she has shifted to empowering women and women’s rights. Listen in as Denise shares her life experiences, her struggles, and her advice for women and wellness.

Timestamped show notes
01:28 - Denise’s Story
03:06 - Women’s Health advocate
04:55 - Women are caught off guard about their health
06:36 - Denise’s health story
09:26 - Heart attack or hot flash?
12:49 - Tea remedy
16:26 - Denise shares her journey in building Tea Botanics
24:56 - Packaging is essential
26:38 - Managing menopause
29:31 - Women are told they are the problem
34:35 - Denise explains how the medical system underserves women and people of color
40:16 - Realizing the dream
42:25 - Denise shares her struggles
48:40 - Looking towards the future
50:29 - Denise shares some of her upcoming projects

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