Susanna Quinn is the founder and CEO of Veluxe, the on-demand beauty, fitness and wellness app which is empowering women by helping them save time and money without sacrificing on their health or appearance. She tells me that she is most productive in the late evening, when she finds it easier to focus.
That night however, we congregated around wine and one (ok, three) pots of ice cream to discuss her secret to success. Before Veluxe, Susanna has had multiple careers, beginning as a staffer on the Hill, then launching a real estate business.
Her key to self-confidence? Remembering your core (yes, she’s a big yoga fan). Her advice to success? Be persistent, and seek to be the person you want to attract.
Ever wonder what it would be like to advise a Minister on topics that could make or break the success of one of your country’s top economic activity? Or what it would be like, as a 24-year-old woman in 1989, to launch a career in public service? Or, maybe you’re like me and just want to discover the secret behind building a successful career with a good work-life balance.
Here at Women on the Map, we are always curious to hear the stories of women taking risks to follow their dreams and passions. With our “Career Spotlight” series, we take a glance into the lives of dynamic and pioneering women who are impacting the world positively, in many extraordinary ways.
Here at Women on the Map, we are always curious to hear the stories of women taking risks to follow their dreams and passions. That’s why we are launching the interview series “Career Spotlight” to take a glance into the lives of dynamic and pioneering women who are carving out unconventional paths in their professional lives. Together, we will journey around the world to profile women who are making their mark in extraordinary ways.
To kickstart this series, we interviewed Cheryl Tiu, a journalist and media personality based in Manila, Philippines, where she holds the coveted job as editor at large of Lifestyle Asia, the Philippines’ number one luxury magazine. Currently, Cheryl is a columnist for the Philippine Star, called “In Between Deadlines,” and for Forbes USA, called “Miss Adventures,” writing mostly about food and travel. She also is a writer for CNN Travel, CNN International’s travel website.