Honolulu, HI – Owner and founder of Apex Physical Therapy of Hawaii Shawna Yee has been awarded a coveted place in the Inaugural Cohort of WE by Rising Tide, which began on August4, 2021. Shawna is one of “20 outstanding finalists represent[ing] seven different business sectors,” said Colleen McAluney, the Director of the Patsy T. Mink Center for Business & Leadership.
This 10-week program of workshops will cover a range of topics such as marketing strategies, business leadership, and networking opportunities. According to Brandon Kurisu, representative of the aio Foundation, “It is our hope that this program provides not only a valuable learning experience, but also a way for participants to build lasting and meaningful relationships.” Shawna, as the owner of a business dedicated to offering client’s the highest quality of individualized rehabilitative and physical therapy services for their optimal health, is excited to be a part of such a landmark event.
Women entrepreneurs are integral to economic strength and are leading the charge towards local businesses of Hawaii. As a rising new business, Apex Physical Therapy Specialists is thrilled to be a part of this momentous event. Hawaii one of the leading states for Female Entrepreneurship and Female Business Owners:
• According to census.gov, a whopping 24.7% of firms were women-owned in 2018, and that number continues to rise.
• Globally, over 252 million women are entrepreneurs.
• And, over 9 million people have jobs thanks to women-owned businesses.