ModernWell is one of a growing number of women-only and women-focused workspaces around the country. While many predate the #MeToo movement, their growth has been interlinked with it as it put combating workplace harassment on the national agenda. They’re also tapping into a desire among many women to build a community and supportive environment at work that’s different from a stereotypical corporate workplace culture.
A founder reflects on the most pivotal year of her personal and professional life.
Today Tim Murphy is at ModernWell, the first shared workspace in MINNEAPOLIS for female entrepreneurs and creatives. Today, you’ll learn what ModernWell is, who it serves, the benefits of a shared workspace and how the 2016 election pushed it from an idea, to a dream come true for Julie Burton.
Many women are held back by less access to mentors, resources and opportunities to advance their careers, or feel ill at ease within the bro-culture of their workplace. Female-focused coworking offices seek to address some of these issues by providing amenities suited to women’s needs, as well as a calmer, safer environment for them and their families.
The founder of women’s co-working/wellness space ModernWell on trusting your gut.
We're only about a month into summer break, moms do you feel like you're drowning yet? That feeling of being overwhelmed can take over quickly as moms try to make not only kids happy, but also themselves. It's something a Minnetonka mom of four realized after reaching her own breaking point and after hearing from other moms going through the exact same thing, she decided to write a book about it.
Some Minnesota parents are fighting the pressure to overbook their kids and opting for the laid-back summers of yesteryear.
She's helping women blend wellness and work in a unique way.
ModernWell is a new co-working space just for women in Minneapolis that offers a way to blend work, networking and wellness.
The environment you work in can have a big impact on how productive you are. That’s why a Twin Cities health and wellness expert decided to start a business unlike any other in Minnesota.
As a longtime writer, Julie Burton was accustomed to working from home while raising kids. “It was very tricky to carve out that space for myself,” she said. “At home, and even at a coffee shop, there are so many distractions. … What do women need to do their best work?”
The future of co-working spaces is female—with a serene private room for nursing (or napping), daily yoga and meditation classes, and regularly scheduled mother/daughter wellness workshops.
ModernWell, a new co-working space designed specifically for women, opened its doors Tuesday in Minneapolis.
A new co-working space catering specifically to women entrepreneurs, the first of its kind in the area, officially opened Tuesday and is the most-recent addition to the Twin Cities expanding co-working scene.