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Badass Women at Any Age

Jan 4, 2022


As the daughter of an incredible, glass ceiling breaking mother, Catherine Balsam-Schwaber knew she wanted to follow in her mother's footsteps, helping people and focusing on health and wellness.  Although her career path took an unexpected yet successful turn into politics, marketing and entertainment, she found herself still longing to find a way to help people.  A misdiagnosis in her 50’s led her to her calling.  Recognizing there was a lack of information and support for perimenopausal women, Catherine dove head first into developing Kindra, an innovative self-care company for women in menopause.   Catherine is a dynamic, results-oriented leader with a track record of delivering exceptional results in high-pressure environments. She has extensive business transformation experience in complex multi-platform products, global marketing, brand development, creative leadership, content creation, revenue growth, communications, and eCommerce. Catherine is a lifetime advocate for women’s life.  She launched Kindra to break down the stigma surrounding menopause care and empower women.

What You Will Hear in This Episode: 

Catherine’s personal story and how she arrived where she is today

The common theme in Catherine’s story

What Catherine has learned about herself

Contributions to the recognition of menopause nowadays

The challenges of menopause

How Kindra supports women through pre-menopause and menopause


“It is really about how you deliver information to people that help them make informed decisions.”

“Bringing lots of diverse voices to the table and thinking about solving challenges is critical from a business standpoint.”

“As women, we need a lot more information about what is happening to our bodies and how to manage that.”

“Understanding the future helps with the present.”


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