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WELL Entrepreneur: Community Conversations

September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

WELL Entrepreneur Community Conversations is an interactive, virtual talk series exploring the intersections of well being and entrepreneurship.

As we continue to navigate uncertain times as a community, we see this moment as an opportunity for all of us to thoughtfully consider how taking care of our health and well being is inherently connected to our lives as entrepreneurs, and come together to explore innovative ways we can redefine what a healthy path of entrepreneurship looks like and why it matters.  

Local entrepreneurs will share what they’ve learned about taking care of themselves along the path of entrepreneurship, practical tools or resources to support participants in making healthy and lasting changes in their personal and professional lives, and community. Each talk will conclude with a short Q&A  followed by a short, guided meditation practice.

We look forward to seeing you!


Melanie Manuel is the owner of Celesta Restaurant in Milwaukee, WI, serving accessible, omnivore friendly, otherworldly vegan food. In addition to certification in plant-based cuisine from Cornell University, Melanie is also a consultant and food writer, whose interest in cooking was sparked in her grandmother’s Kansas kitchen, and blossomed into a love of international flavors inspired by her travels. Her recent projects include vegan menu development for Topper’s Pizza, a national pizza chain, and developing a vegan lifestyle show for Youtube called Otherworldly Vegan which will air in fall of 2020. Find her on Facebook, on Instagram @celestamke and on Tiktok at @otherworldlyvegan.