Most Successful Businesswomen to Watch,

Insights Success
12 min readMar 26, 2020



Starting a business can be exciting and scary at the same time. Exciting because you are finally pursuing your dream and turning it into reality. Scary because you don’t know what you don’t know, especially the legal side. Kelly Bagla, Esq., the CEO of Go Legal Yourself has made it easy for entrepreneurs to understand the legal requirements of starting a business and what legal documents they need to incorporate their business. For Kelly, “Understanding the legal aspects of a business is essential for any business to succeed, no matter what phase they’re in. With a solid legal foundation for your business, there’s no limit to what you can achieve.” Considering these influential and inspirational aspects of her business persona Insights Success recognizes Kelly Bagla as one of the most successful businesswomen to watch.

Anaida Deti: An Inspirational Health Entrepreneur

Bright and white teeth are everyone’s asset. Not only do they give you confidence but also depicts overall good health. However, not everyone has a bright and healthy smile due to discolored and stained teeth and other bigger problems. At DentalX, the company’s CEO Anaida Deti understands that life is busy, and it is easy to put scheduled teeth cleanings on hold. The company’s dental professionals add sparkle to stained teeth. The professionals first perform an oral exam in order to determine the best treatment for your teeth.

Armida Kaloti: Encouraging Work Environment

We can’t deny the fact that we are constantly surrounded by technology. The advancement in this particular area has proven to be so disruptive that it has an impact on every industry. One such industry is marketing. Long gone the days when traditional methods of marketing were only the way to increase sales productivity. The introduction of digital marketing has transformed the entire landscape to improving sales productivity. Through digital marketing, the marketing specialist can analyze the aftermath of the strategies that they have elected. Digital marketing, also, gives the consumer control in terms of information accessibility. Therefore, it’s not surprising that the majority of the companies are modeling their focus on the digital market in line with immensely successful campaigns.

Armida Kaloti, the Senior Marketing Specialist at Apparound, plays a vital role in digital marketing. A genuine leader who throughout her career has worked hard to develop successful strategies to transform marketing hurdles into opportunities.

Barbara Ann Bernard: A Successful Entrepreneur in a Competitive Industry

Management teams need to be able to foresee industry disruption coming. So, as the Chief Investment Officer and Founder, Barbara Ann Bernard, it is her job to have a clear plan to navigate the uncertain future at Wincrest Capital. At Wincrest, value investing is the core value. The company does not change its core value in response to market changes rather, it changes markets, if necessary, to remain true to its value investing principles. Clarity over the few things that matter most in the uncertain future is what is enabling Wincrest to capitalize upon anti-bubbles and fallen angels on the long side, and debt, disruption, denial, and profitless prosperity on the short side.

Wincrest Capital dedicates it’s time to uncovering undervalued stocks wherever in the world they may be. Then, in the words of Sir John Templeton, some other time — “when people are overly excited, bidding prices up to higher and higher levels in their anxiety to buy, we accommodate them and sell those stocks we bought years before.” The world can seem like a big place, but it’s not if you know what you are looking for.

Carolyn Hogg: An Entrepreneurial Leader covering all the Tasks

Do you know processing water and sewage is responsible for nearly 20% of carbon emissions! Domestic grey-water reuse is essential to recoup the energy used in producing drinking water and sewage removal. In 2014 it was reported, as many as 50 American cities are expected to run out of water by 2050. As time passed, more information came to light. Australia continues to have serious water shortage issues. Between 2014 -17 Sau Paulo, Brazil, was days from running out of water. Over summer 2017–18 Cape Town, nearly ran out of water. Cities in India have little water to supply the overall population. England’s water shortage problems are increasing compounded by growing populations. This led to Carolyn Hogg respecting water throughout her life. Carolyn is the entrepreneurial leader, guiding and organizing the business, covering administrative tasks, finance, sourcing funding, and marketing.

DR. NADIA CHEAIB: An Outstanding Leader in Health Industry Development

Meet an International MHealth Industry Developer, Scientist, Leader & Social Entrepreneur, Dr. Nadia Cheaib- Founder & Chairwoman of ClinGroup — the first NPO Health R&D Solutions Partner in the Middle East & Africa (MEA), who had made an impactful contribution in the health and social sectors. She is a Doctor in Pharmacy and medical research from France. Focused on the healthcare research and innovative solutions development, she founded a group of companies, allowing progression and research development, and creating business opportunities throughout the Middle East & Africa, bridging sciences to business and social development, and widely contributing to sciences progress and community services.

Fiona Bruder: Making Disruptive Changes through Experiential Marketing

Over the last decade, the marketing industry has experienced drastic changes in its competitive landscape. Despite the prevailing industry paradigm, market-orientation and leveraging of trends emerge as the key differentiation between growth and failure in service industries. In that context, the role of trends is thought to be pivotal in the market orientation strategy and in the quest for corporate growth and profitability. This is where Experiential Marketing practices excel as a strategy that focuses on the consumer experiencing a brand.

Fiona Bruder, Executive Vice President of Client Success, represents one such successful businesswoman whose marketing strategies are geared toward immersing customers within the product by engaging them in as many ways as possible. She goes by her words “Work in the present and also the future and embrace change as it comes. It’s inevitable and an opportunity for new ideas.”

Jennifer Ladouceur: A Role Model Inspiring Passion & Innovation in Others

Businesswomen today deserve access to leadership development support designed specifically to meet their needs. Women in the workplace have big dreams. Imagine a gender-balanced workplace, where women are properly supported and given opportunities to lead. Where organizations thrive and benefit from increased profitability, enhanced creativity & innovations, and collaborative corporate cultures; where they create an environment where everyone can thrive. Creating such Unified Workplaces that would attract, develop, engage, and retain, is a women leader –Jennifer Ladouceur, President & Co-Founder at Women Leadership Nation™ Inc.

Juggy Sihota: A Trailblazer with Exceptional Leadership Qualities

An executive with more than 20 years of leadership experience, and one of Vancouver Magazine’s Power 50 in 2019, Juggy Sihota has enjoyed a fulfilling and rewarding career leading many emerging technology businesses and operations at TELUS. Juggy is known for her unrelenting focus on quality and efficiency combined with a genuine concern and commitment for all who work with her.

TELUS is empowering Canadians to take control of their health and the health of their loved ones with the right information, tools, and support they need to live healthier and happier lives. As a Vice President, Juggy not only leads the largest Canadian-owned personal emergency response service in Canada but also is responsible for the national strategy, execution and operation of TELUS’ entire Consumer Health business.

Kelly Hall: A Leader with Compassion, Determination, and Persistence

A leader requires multiple qualities to lead others to success. Experience plays an important role in the journey of a leader, whether it comes from tough times or from the extraordinary feats they achieved. Kelly Hall, Chief Customer Officer at Vision Critical, shows how she leads in the technology and software industries.

For Kelly, “A successful businesswoman is compassionate, logical, emotionally intelligent, comfortable with ambiguity, willing to have tough conversations, and can both dig in and execute as well as sit back and see the bigger picture. No one is born with all these attributes. They are skills that needs to be developed and honed with time and experience.”

LAURA BRANDAO: An Influencer and Powerful Mortgage Professional

Imagine being able to build a stronger book of business than ever before, simultaneously working more efficiently. Yes, it is possible, thanks to Laura Brandao– President and Partner at AFR Wholesale. For over 12 years, Laura has been the driving force catapulting AFR Wholesale to the top of Manufactured Home, OneTime Close, and Renovation lending. Growing AFR into a national leader in specialized programs, she stays connected to the clients and families she serves, allowing her to develop new products based on market demand, including VA renovation, USDA repair escrow, and a full suite of One-Time Close Construction-to-Permanent programs. Under her leadership, AFR remains on the cutting edge of technology with mobile-friendly applications that cohesively integrate AFR with the borrower, Realtor, and broker.

Manuela Beil-Peter: A Well Organized and Pro-active Individual

Nowadays laboratories all over the world face high regulatory and financial pressures, while matrix complexity and the number of samples to be analyzed in a certain amount of time have increased steadily over the years.

To ensure stable measurement results for long term, and high sample throughput under such conditions, automation solutions for sample preparation — in chemical analysis as well as molecular biology — are indispensible. Analytik Jena provides analytical instrumentation, molecular biology solutions and automation solutions. In addition, the company assists customers with the qualification and validation process to ensure complete compliance with standards and regulations.

Nicola Whiting: The Unsung Cyber Security Leader

Managing network security can be complex and time-consuming, especially when dealing with the monumentally large systems that often face responsibility for the safety of critical infrastructure systems. When it comes to information security, financial institutions harbor possibly the greatest responsibility of any commercial industry because of the highly sensitive data that they process, transfer, and store. With the stakes so high, Titania’s customers within the telecommunication, energy & transport sectors use the company’s tools to understand the vulnerabilities on their network and prove assurance. Specialized in Enterprise Security Automation Software, business development, trust- based selling, and neuromarketing, Nicola Whiting is the Chief Strategy Officer at Titania. She has led Titania from an ambitious start-up to the multi-million-pound, award-winning company it is today — in less than a decade. In 2017 Nicola was named by SC Magazine as one of the Top 20 most influential women working in cybersecurity, an honor she has held for 3 years.

Nicole Enders: The Next Generation Superintendent

The digital transformation is changing the way we live and work. Working is becoming increasingly mobile — independent of location, time and media. But everyday mobility does not arise at the push of a button — it arises from the right strategy, suitable processes, powerful infrastructures and mobile apps.

Often employees demand more mobility because they have more flexible and modern IT solutions in private than in their business environments. Fortunately, the management is increasingly recognizing the benefits of enterprise mobility.

Nicole Iseppi: Advocating Greater Industry Collaboration & Increase Efficiency in the Global Energy Sector

Every successful person has his/her own success stories, which are often shaped by continuous chain of experiences. In an interview with Insights Success, the of Managing Director of ENGIE,Nicole Iseppi, has shared her success story, experiences, challenges and the story about her early start in the energy/infrastructure sector. Thus, providing key ingredients of success for emerging entrepreneurs.

Rachel Brownlow Lund: Empowering Women to Step-Up

Starting a business is like starting a family. It’s new and overwhelming, and there’s almost never a perfect time to start. You’ll have thoughts like, ‘I’m not old enough’ or ‘I’m not young enough’ or ‘if only I were better prepared or knew suchand- such first.’ And it’s so easy to doubt yourself, get trapped in feelings of fear, or to feel like an imposter. But if you can embrace the newness, the I-don’t-know-ness, and go for it anyway, then you’ll open yourself up to so much growth and opportunity.” These encouraging words of Rachel Brownlow Lund smartly portray the essence of entrepreneurship, which is all about taking action. From Freelancer to Entrepreneur An avid entrepreneur, Rachel began her entrepreneurial career by starting a ghostwriting company during her last semester in college. She called it Rachel Brownlow Ghostwriting, and for the first couple years, she made a go of it as an independent freelancer, hustling to generate new clients and leads.

Sophie Slavin: Leading with Experience and SkillSo

Sophie Slavin, the Director of SAS CONSULTANCY SERVICES is a proficient business leader who boosts brand awareness, promotes campaigns, assists/runs social media pages for both individuals and businesses through her excellent consultancy skills. In an interview with Insights Success Sophie shares her inspiring entrepreneur journey through her experiences and achievements.

Stacia Guzzo: Making a Difference for Health-Conscious Women

Have you ever heard a friend say “natural deodorant just doesn’t work for me,” or maybe even said it yourself? If this story sounds like your own, the good news is: there’s still hope. Often, figuring out why natural deodorant isn’t quite doing the job can be the key to unlocking how you can go aluminum-free for good. Stacia Guzzo, the Founder and CEO of SmartyPits has the solution for hundreds of thousands of customers: her company sells a natural deodorant that’s free of aluminum, parabens, phthalates, and propylene glycol…and most of all, it works. Her award-winning deodorant is mixed, poured, and labeled her team in Tehachapi, California — and it’s one of the top brands in one of the hottest trending markets in America.

Tami Louis: Striving for Perfection in Providing Unrivaled Experiences

Climate change is one of the defining issues of today’s time. How governments, organizations, and individuals choose to respond to it will have the lasting effects for not only our life, but for the future generations as well. Knowing this, Regent Seven Seas Cruises believes it is its obligation as leaders in the cruise industry to do its part and help mitigate actions that may influence changes to the climate on a large scale. The leadership team member — Tami Louis, is the Director of Sales, and Marketing — Southern & Central California at Regent Seven Seas Cruises. With headquarters in Miami, the company is owned by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. and is committed to environmental conservation. Norwegian’s global environmental program, ‘Sail & Sustain’, reflects the Company’s mission of providing truly exceptional cruise vacation experiences, while minimizing its impact on the environment.

Tamma Carel: Driving Sustainability through Passion and Professionalism

There are currently over 200 pieces of environmental law in place in the UK — and that number is growing. This is due to increased public and governmental awareness of the environmental impacts associated with business, and industry, through visible climate changes and extreme weather events. Therefore, there is a greater requirement for organizations to prevent the impacts associated with waste, energy, and pollution. Imvelo Ltd is an experienced environmental consultancy company which understands environmental law and its application to business. Leading this company, a passionate and professional environmentalist and businesswoman, Tamma Carel — Director and Senior Environmental Consultant. In 2019, Tamma was shortlisted in the ’STEM category’ for the Best Businesswomen Awards and the ’Entrepreneurial Spirit Award’ at the Natwest Great British Entrepreneurial Awards.



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