Health & Wellness Companies with Female CEOs

In honor of March 8’s International Woman’s Day, Comparably looked to highlight some of the businesses around the U.S. with females in the role of Chief Executive Officer. While there is still a major imbalance in terms of gender parity – last year’s Fortune 500 included just 6.6% women – here are a selection of health and wellness companies that have female CEOs calling the shots.

Location: Los Angeles, CA

CEO: Gwyneth Paltrow

Launched in the fall of 2008 out of Gwyneth Paltrow’s kitchen as a homespun weekly newsletter, Gwyneth wanted a place to organize her unbiased travel recommendations, health-centric recipes, and shopping discoveries for friends, and she also wanted to get her own questions—about health, fitness, and the psyche—answered. Now, Goop has become a fully formed lifestyle site, offering a tight curation of products and content.

Goop is hiring! Find your next role here.

Location: San Francisco, CA

CEO: Brynn Putnam

MIRROR offers the world’s first nearly invisible, interactive home gym featuring live and on-demand fitness classes in a variety of workout genres. For the first time, MIRROR brings the essential components of a great studio workout – variety, personalization, and community – to the most convenient place: the home.

MIRROR is hiring! Find your next role here.

Location: Boulder, CO

CEO: Deanne Elsner

Charlotte’s Web is the leader in the hemp industry in product quality, safety, and consistency. Its high-quality hemp extract harnesses powerful botanical benefits. The company’s field is the science of botanics and unlocking their power is its focus. To that end, its mission remains at the core of everything it does: improve lives, naturally.

Charlotte’s Web is hiring! Find your next role here.

Location: San Francisco, CA

CEO: Stephanie Tilenius

Vida is a virtual care company that combines a human-centric approach with technology to address chronic and co-occurring physical and behavioral health conditions.

“Innovative team that collaborates together.”

Vida health is hiring! Find your next role here.

Location: Los Angeles, CA

CEO: Daina Trout

There’s a reason this ancient beverage has become so popular. Curious about the basics of this fizzy, fermented tea? Health-Ade is proud to share a little about its fermentation process, potential gut health benefits, and its simple, real food recipe. Kombucha is made by adding a culture to sweetened brewed tea. Many brands try to hasten this natural process, but Health-Ade is proud to do this the traditional, real-food way.


Health-Ade is hiring! Find your next role here.