Where are the Female Fitness Business Leaders?

Sara Kooperman

  • CEO of SCW Fitness Education / WATERinMOTION
  • Founder of MANIA Fitness Professional Conventions
  • Women’s Leadership Council at SUCCEED AFS' Annual Business Convention/Expo

Are there cultural biases that men and women have that can slow down women in the fitness business? Yes, there are! You need to be aware of them so that you’re not guilty of using them. Education, empowerment, and certification is what Sara Kooperman is all about. You can say it’s her passion. She hosts 8 MANIA conferences a year for the past 30 years! She is a key figure in the Women’s Leadership Forum. Something we discuss on this episode.

Key Takeaways from this Podcast...

  • Do you have cultural biases that interfere with you empowering women
  • Do women and men have cultural biases that prevent women from succeeding in business
  • What is the Women’s Leadership Council and why you should know about it
  • Why did MANIA partner with AFS?
  • Why you have to find a leadership style that works for you

Mindset and Development

  • What was Sara's most successful failure?
  • What was the biggest surprise she's had to deal with in the fitness industry
  • Where does Sara go for her personal and professional development?


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The ProFit GPS (Growth Plan Strategy)


Sara Kooperman

SCW Fitness Education

Women's Leadership Forum

SUCCEED! Women’s Leadership Council

SUCCEED! Fitness Business Conference

Things Mentioned On The Episode