Women’s Wellness Now
Changing the Conversation on Women's Wellbeing
Women’s health & wellness is increasingly top-of-mind for consumers and entrepreneurs alike. A reprioritization of consumer values, particularly a more holistic approach to health, fueled the exponential growth of the wellness market in recent years. Meanwhile, Covid-19 drove a new level of health awareness and also created significant health implications for women, which continue to unfold in real-time.
Baird’s 2022 Women's Health & Wellness Showcase spotlights several trailblazing companies that are tackling the unique issues women face related to health, wellness and all-around wellbeing. See our top takeaways from the showcase, which featured 20+ women’s health & wellness brands.
Featured Categories: Diversity & Inclusion, Fertility, Haircare, Intimate Skincare, Menopause, OB/GYN, Period Care, Postpartum/Maternity, Sexual Wellness, Skincare, Telehealth, Vitamins & Supplements
Read the Takeaways from Baird’s Women’s Health & Wellness Showcase
Hear from Our Participating Companies
Frances Russell, CEO of Absolute Collagen, and Darcy Laceby, Co-Founder & CBO, talk about developing award-winning collagen supplements.
Vincent Bradley, CEO of Advantia, discusses how creative, tech-driven approaches to care are transforming healthcare for women.
Avalon Lukacs, Founder & CEO of Aura Inner Beauty, talks about developing supplements that not only combine science with nature, but speak to a modern consumer.
Sonsoles Gonzalez, Founder & CEO of Better Not Younger, talks about changing the way women care for aging skin and hair.
Shontay Lundy, Founder & CEO of Black Girl Sunscreen, shares how she built a company devoted to sun care products for women of color.
Alison Lee, CMO of Docent, discusses the need for premium, personalized skincare products for today’s women.
Coco Meers, Co-Founder & CEO of Equilibria, discusses a unique approach to personalizing CBD routines for women.
Marie Drago, Founder & CEO of Gallinée, talks about developing products to support the link between the microbiome and skin health.
Jill Angelo, Founder & CEO of Gennev, discusses the need for enhanced care options for women navigating menopause.
Alison Romash, Brand President of Gussi Hair, discusses consumers’ needs and trends in hair treatments.
Jewel Zimmer, Co-Founder & CEO, and Taylor Lamb, Co-Founder & CMO, discuss trends in stress management products.
Joanna Griffiths, Founder & CEO of Knix, shares about developing intimates that meet women’s real-life needs and challenging “niche” perceptions.
Therese Clark, Founder & CEO of Lady Suite, talks about developing a brand and quality skincare products that support all stages of womanhood.
Johanna Rief, Lovehoney Group’s Global Director of PR & Head of Sexual Empowerment, talks about the growth of the sexual wellness industry.
Katie Sturino, Founder & CEO of Megababe, talks about building a brand dedicated to helping women address “taboo” beauty and wellness challenges.
Yasmin Kaderali, CEO of Mommy’s Bliss, talks about broadening the postnatal care discussion to better support mothers’ wellness.
Eden Laurin, Co-Founder & CEO of Nyssa, shares why it’s essential to change the conversation around postpartum and period care.
Paul Kappelman, CEO of Ovation Fertility, talks about increasing innovation in the fertility space to support women and families.
Allyson Shrikhande, Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer, talks about helping women navigate care for pelvic pain and pelvic floor muscle dysfunction.
Christina Russell, CEO of Radiance Holdings, discusses growth and mindsets in beauty care.
Angie Tebbe, Co-Founder & CEO of Rae Wellness, discusses building a brand that offersve holistic solutions that meet women’s top wellness needs.
Yanghee Paik, Co-Founder & CEO of Rael, talks about developing organic, natural feminine care products for women seeking an alternative to traditional options.
Fran Dunaway, Co-Founder & President of TomboyX, talks about creating clothing and a brand that resonate with women, no matter where they fall on the gender and size spectrum.
Sally Mueller, Co-Founder & CEO of Womaness, discusses shifting attitudes around menopause.
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