This week we are thrilled to feature Lisa Curtis on our podcast.
Lisa Curtis is the Founder & CEO of Kuli Kuli, the leading brand pioneering the sustainably sourced superfood moringa. Kuli Kuli’s moringa powders, bars, and wellness shots are sustainably sourced from African women and other small farmers worldwide and sold in 11,000 U.S. stores. Lisa began working on Kuli Kuli while serving in the Peace Corps and has grown it into a multi-million dollar social enterprise. Prior to Kuli Kuli, Lisa served as the Communications Director at Mosaic, where she managed a team of six to grow the company from zero to over $5M invested in solar through Mosaic’s online marketplace.
Previously, Lisa wrote political briefings for President Obama in the White House, served as a United Nations Environment Programme Youth Advisor, and worked at an impact investment firm in India. Lisa was recognized on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list and Inc Magazine’s Top 100 Female Founders list.
Tune into this week’s episode to learn more about building a sustainable food system.
- 00:01:14 Introduction of Lisa Curtis
- 00:03:44 Founding Kuli Kuli
- 00:07:18 Dealing with Skepticism
- 00:11:39 Looking up to role models
- 00:13:06 Entrepreneur mindset and attitude
- 00:15:27 Community grown superfoods
- 00:31:34 Advice to younger self
- 00:34:21 End of Discussion