Women Entrepreneurs with Mary Dougherty

From Fear to Fire: Secrets to Overcome Fear, Embrace your Gifts and Achieve Success

This is the place where real people share real challenges. Where you can find a common bond and uncommon wisdom through their stories. Use tips from the breakthroughs of others to jump start your success. Speaker, author, adventurer, and host Heather Hansen O’Neill takes you on the journey from fear to fire. Today we talk about women entrepreneurs and the power they have to change the world.

This week’s theme: Women Entrepreneurs

Women in business has increased dramatically and is moving in an upward trajectory…but still coming in at around 40% of entrepreneurs today. When women embrace their passion and follow their purpose, they have the capacity to make a real difference in the world. And our special guest today enthusiastically helps however she can.


Mary Dougherty

Mary Dougherty is the Co-Founder of a Connecticut nonprofit. Their mission is to combat misinformation and promote pro science policies and legislators. This entity has created a grass roots movement to champion science and the benefits to public health as well as the quality of life that accompany such policies.

She is also the Director and licensee for B.I.G. Connecticut. B.I.G. is a woman’s empowerment group that provides the inspiration, community and tools to propel their businesses and lives forward. As of now, B.I.G. is in Ridgefield, Mystic and Danbury Connecticut. Redding is set to launch next month.

The goal is to add strategic locations throughout the region over the coming months to empower entrepreneurial women with a local, regional and global network of like-minded, supportive members.

Mary is also a brand partner for an emerging premium athleisure line, Savvi. She is creating brand awareness and helping to launch the line while providing opportunities for women to start their own micro franchise.

Connect with Mary:

On LinkedIn

Through bigconnecticutregion@gmail.com or the B.I.G. website

Email Mary to get more info on her offer- a $25 off coupon for a first Savvi Athleisure purchase.

And check out her BLOG here.

Quote of the Day:

“Sometimes women entrepreneurs are their own challenge, in terms of believing in themselves. There’s no need to apologize for being ambitious.”

~Tory Burch


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