Karen Beninati

Karen Beninati started out her career as an independent movie producer. It was an exciting and rewarding job and she loved it but life interrupted. She had a baby and suffered from postpartum depression — losing self-confidence. Feeling like a change in location might be helpful, she moved to Portland, Oregon and that was where she came up with the idea for the innovative childcare center, weVillage. Learn how she saw an opportunity in a field she knew nothing about, believed in her own intuition, relied on skills she’d learned as a producer, and went all in—ultimately building weVillage into a company with 5 locations.

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