Mia Freedman sittingn in the Mamamia office with staff in the background

mia freedman interview

How the Lady Startup movement brings females to the fore

Mia Freedman gives us the lowdown on sparking the Lady Startup movement, helping countless Aussie women put a rocket up their business dreams and find a community of like-minded soul sisters.

Inspirational to many, Mia can speak from personal experience. She kicked off her own Lady Startup from her lounge room in 2007 with Mamamia. And what a Lady Startup that has grown to be (reaching 5 million women per month and its podcast network has more than 148 million+ downloads)!

The Lady Startup movement resonates with women who dream of having their own business, as well as those already running their own show, but want a little more guidance and advice on how to take it to the next level.

There are free podcasts with behind-the-scenes stories of how other women launched and grew their businesses, step-by-step video courses, resources to take the big leap, tips aplenty and pure inspiration from remarkable women.

Whether it’s a side hustle or full-time gig, being your own boss can be life-changing for women as they step into their own, follow their passions, explore business ideas, set their own hours and become more financially independent.

The Lady Startup movement is also responsible for opening up a whole new world of connections, encouragement and community, as these women support other Lady Startups along the way too. It’s a community that keeps on giving.

A super-supporter of women and someone who wears her heart on her sleeve, Mia says she’s energised by lifting other women up and paying it forward…

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