Female Founder Feature – Mitra Manesh, Founder of Innermap


Mitra is the Founder and Chief Serving Officer at Innermap, a mindfulness coaching app for anyone, anywhere, at any level.

Tell us about your company. What inspired you to start it?

Innermap, is a mindfulness coaching app. After 34 years of practicing, teaching and coaching mindfulness tools, I decided to share what helps and heals my clients and students with the global community by creating Innermap App.

Who are your cofounders and what makes you a great team?

I have no co-founders. However, my ED is a passionate, creative, and dedicated young woman who deeply believes in what I do. In fact, she was one of my students who after taking classes with me decided to quit her job and join me to help create Innermap.

How is your company making a difference?

Simplifying hard life topics such as dying and complicated mindfulness teachings such as awareness through short stories, and making meditation easy through the power of sound vibration and practical guidance.

What are some of the challenges you have faced?

Holding to my feminine heart-based approach in the masculine business world in a successful and productive way. Practicing what I teach so that my teachings stay honest and real.

What is your biggest win?

Daring to develop an App without any technical experience.

Who is your role model?

Rumi

What do you wish you had known before starting your company?

I wish I had access to experts and knew how to do what we did in a more economical way.

What is your CEO superpower?

My relationship to life, my reason to be here in this world, and my belief about the infinite potentiality. I also believe that anything is possible if you believe in it – I started this company at the age of 60 with my retirement funds!

Anything else you want people to know?

We are offering FFA members a one month free subscription to our IOS Innermap mindfulness app by using code: FFA. We also have a bunch of free resources on how to cope with the current changes, you can find them all on our website.