Logo_AwakenInstitute_horizontal_color.pn

Navigate any transition through coaching and mentorship with our

intimate collective of female allies. 

The way we see it, when women thrive, we all thrive. 

Awaken Institute is a support system and lifeline for women in times of struggle, a place to network and celebrate in each other's success, and an ongoing sisterhood of learning and growth. Our mission is to help women thrive and recognize the support they have in each other. 

When women are fully expressed and able to create a healthy balance between their minds, bodies, and spirits, everyone benefits. The impact ripples across families, communities, and the world.

WE ARE RECLAIMING OUR POWER

Expert Guidance - Deep Shares - Straight Talk - Group Momentum - Accountability

A GROWTH SCHOOL WHERE NO TOPIC IS TABOO 

FinalAlbumPart1-16_edited.jpg

AWAKEN TEAM

If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.

Meet our dynamic team committed to uplifting women through personal, professional, and spiritual growth.

Amy Vaninetti

Co-Founder + CEO
"aka the visionary leader"

Amy is the original founder and develops the vision, team, community, and leads business development.

Elizabeth is a master coach and sources talented thought-leaders for Awaken Institute community experiences.

Elizabeth Webb

Co-Founder + Head Coach 

"aka the connector"

Image from iOS (3).jpg

Anarrah Ross

Head of Community

"aka the glue" 

Anarrah leads community engagement and manages connections within our vibrant digital growth platform.

Xionary Guerrero

Social Media Manager
"aka the social queen"

Xionary is our lead social media manager, crafting content that inspires and uplifts the awaken community.

Brooke Estin

Co-Creator + Advisor

Creative Amplifier

Brooke leads brand, design, growth strategy, technology, marketing and data analytics.

Melissa Neo-Jones

Advisor

Creative Design Professional

Melissa designed the early Awaken brand and provides creative support.

Kim Hess
Advisor

Cultural Anthropologist and Founder, BlacksInTech​

Kim advises on building a diverse and inclusive community/workplace.

Amanda Kahlow

Advisor

Founder, Chief Strategy Officer at 6sense

Amanda advises on start up structure, growth and fundraising.

Renee Franzwa

Advisor

Product Manager, Education at Unity Technologies

Renee advises on digital education curriculum and strategy.

KristinSmith.jpeg

Kristin M. Smith

Advisor

Professor and Distance Education Coordinator at City College of San Francisco

Kristin advises on long distance education and course structure.

Lucy Caldwell
Advisor

Founder at Life Revealed

Lucy advises on curation of wisdom content and creating heart space communities.

Marla Rosen.jpg

Marla Rosen
Advisor

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Marla advises on creating supportive community from a mental health perspective.​