Top female entrepreneurs share their success stories. Article Heather Shoning and Camille Wilson Photogrpahy James Moro, Eliza Karlson Studio and provided
oulder Lifestyle recently held a mixer at Shine Restaurant & Gathering Place for some top Boulder female entrepreneurs. The energy and creativity in the room was palpable. Each of these women shared their stories of inspiration and success, and each is to be marveled for managing the workload and stress, work-life balance and individual success with grace. Here are their stories.
kim coupounas GoLite
Kim Coupounas and her husband Demetri are avid outdoor enthusiasts. Through years of backpacking and mountaineering, the couple found the lighter they packed, the more they connected with nature on their journeys. However, to have all of the gear they thought they needed, they were often weighed down. After years of trying to trim weight from their packs, they realized it was the core items—their packs, sleeping bags, tents and clothing—that were the culprits. 28 Boulder Lifestyle | April 2014
“I love that my work at both B Lab and GoLite is focused on using business as a force for good in the world.” —Kim Coupounas