We love moms who are changing the world, and this mama is doing just that; meet this week's #wingwoman, Eugenia Ogundare! Eugenia is a multi-passionate entrepreneur and mother of 3. She is the co-founder of Eleora Beauty, which was created after her daughter, Eleora, struggled with hair loss from chemotherapy treatments to cure her from Sickle Cell Anemia. They are now on a mission to create hair and beauty products that promote healthy hair growth. When Eugenia is not working with her daughter, she is busy making cakes and desserts with her other business, The Cake Aisle. In our interview, Eugenia shares how she finds cake decorating therapeutic, how the hardest part of creating new friendships is being vulnerable, and how the only SHEro she needs is herself. ;) Continue reading to learn all about Eugenia!
1. What makes you happy?
I love to hear my children laugh. Cake decorating, I actually find it therapeutic. I get excited and happy working on new business projects - there’s something about setting goals and working towards their achievement.
2. What advice would you give your younger self?
Dry your tears, It all works out well in the end.
3. If you could magically solve one problem in the world, what would that be?
COVID-19 BE GONE
4. How did you find your purpose?
Not quite sure I have found that yet. I’m still looking.
5. What is your biggest pain point in building relationships?
Being open and vulnerable.
6. What have you learned from past friendships that didn't work out?
Friendships can be seasonal; it's ok to let go.
7. Who are your SHEros (AKA female heroes)?
Me, Myself and I
8. What podcasts/books are you listening/reading right now?
Unmask Your Beauty (Adedoyin Omotara), The Audacity of Hope (Barack Obama)
9. Where can we find you?
You can find me on Instagram: @eleorabeautyinc, @thecakeaisle_chinchin, @thecakeaisle_cakes