Women of Aurora

Women of Aurora

Women of Aurora is a dedicated group of women entrepreneurs and leaders working in and around the City of Aurora, Illinois. Our podcast features interviews with the remarkable women from our group, as we discuss how to be successful in business and in life.

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November 13, 2023 21 mins

On this episode of Women of Aurora, our host Cyndi Gamboa interviews Tammy Helfrich, an Intuitive Life Coach, host of the Intentional Life podcast, and author of the book Unapologetic. Learn how Tammy’s career as a life coach has evolved as she leans into her gifts to help others choose to live as their authentic selves. Tammy is passionate about helping women remember how to trust their intuition so they can expand their unique gi...

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If you love the idea of traveling but get overwhelmed by trying to plan the perfect trip, help is here! Kimberly Simpson is an independent travel advisor and owner of Destinations-Design. She can plan a memorable vacation for individuals, families, and groups. Not only is Kimberly the go-to expert on cruises, but she can also help you grow your business by offering retreats.


Travel is a second-act career for Kimberly, and she ...

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Join us for this interview with Jane Marcoux, founder of ACES Education, and learn about Jane’s inspiring journey of homeschooling her seven children, three of whom are adopted and have unique needs. Her experience of struggling to find the right fit for each child’s educational needs led her to create ACES Education. Jane holds degrees in psychology and education and is a certified per-K through 8th-grade educator and a Master’s I...

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Moyra Gorski is passionate about helping others live healthy lives. She does this through her work as a rep for Shaklee products, but Moyra is much more than a salesperson. As a former nurse, Moyra helps  anyone unsure of where to begin with using vitamins and supplements create a personalized wellness plan. She also mentors others along their entrepreneurial journey. Listen for Moyra’s tips on how budding entrepreneurs can ta...

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It’s not often we hear a story about how the pandemic proved to be the catalyst for a food service business. But that helped launch rapid growth for Rent-A-Chef, the mobile food vendor and catering company owned by Heather Rainey and her husband, Matthew. The couple got started part-time after catering a wedding for a coworker. But the phone started ringing after COVID shut down restaurants, and their clients still wanted to celebr...

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Are you intrigued by the concept of Feminine Power? Jen Bugajsky of The Freedom Keys helps women embrace pleasure and intimacy without guilt, leading to better connection and fulfillment in their relationships. Her coaching includes mindset and embodiment practices designed to help you get out of your head and into your body to express your femininity.


Jen offers one-on-one coaching and group coaching. Her retreats offer women...

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Clara Lucia Carrier, the founder of Breaking Through Coaching, joins host Cyndi Morales to discuss how living with purpose can benefit our health, relationships, and overall well-being. Clara teaches how looking at our circumstances from a SAGE perspective can improve our lives by changing how we approach difficulties. Clara believes we don't have to settle for whom we have become. We are designed and made to transform thanks to ou...

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Amy Jackson is the founder and director of The Perch, where she offers Soul Care practices to help people step into a healthy, flourishing life of purpose. The Perch hosts retreats, classes, workshops, groups, and more designed to guide people on their spiritual journey. Amy is the author of two books, a certified yoga teacher, and a certified Wellness and Social-Emotional Learning Facilitator.


In this interview, Amy talks abo...

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Diane Moca might be very familiar to you. You might know her as a reporter at Talking Cities. Or maybe from her MomSub app, which brings moms of young children together in a local community for support and friendship. Perhaps you met her through one of her other businesses- as the CEO of Lawn Greeting Cards, or through her real estate co...

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Today’s interview with Zuzana Tkacova, owner of Hummingbird Qigong, takes a deep dive into Tai Chi and Qigong. Learn how they are similar, what the differences are,  and how they can benefit everyone.  If you are curious about the mind-body connection, you don’t want to miss this fascinating interview! Have questions for Zuzana? You can join the conversation here

Tai Chi and Qigong (pronounced “chi-gong”) are both mind-body practi...

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October 17, 2022 14 mins

This month our producer Amy Downing steps to the other side of the mic for a conversation with host Cyndi Morales. Listen in for an update on the CUPS Bra Drive, how you can get booked on the WOA podcast in 2023 (spots are filling up!) and what’s next for our Women of Aurora networking group. 

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September 19, 2022 21 mins

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"Go big or go home" inspired Terri Rhodes to take her ideas for helping teens find jobs worldwide.

The internet is full of information, but sometimes you need a trusted advisor to help navigate the path to the correct information and the best tools. Terri Rhodes is the knowledge broker behind Teen ...

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The Standard American Diet will indeed make you very SAD. Eating processed foods with preservatives and additives high in fat and calories leads to inflammation, obesity, and heart disease. But change doesn’t have to be hard when you have the guidance and support of a certified health coach like Suzanne Winiecki. Suzanne can evaluate your lifestyle and your needs to develop a plan that helps you achieve your best health. And she wi...

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It’s easy to find advice on saving for retirement, but has anyone talked to you about how to save for your lifestyle?  On this episode of the Women of Aurora Podcast Martha Chavez shares about the importance of understanding your financial picture and setting achievable financial goals. 

Martha is the owner of Key Financial Solutions and helps clients by preparing tax returns, and offering bookkeeping and financial statements for sm...

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June 20, 2022 33 mins

For the first episode of the Women of Aurora podcast, host Cyndi Gamboa Morales interviews Judge Bianca Camargo, 16th Judicial Circuit judge in Kane County.

The interview gets personal as Judge Camargo shares what influenced her to pursue a law degree and gives us a peek behind the scenes in the day of a Circuit Court judge.

Judge Camargo’s book recommendation is the young adult novel I’m Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika ...

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Meet Cyndi Gamboa Morales, founder of the Women of Aurora group! This group is for women in the greater Aurora, Illinois area.  We  share knowledge and support for solo women entrepreneurs and leaders in the local community. 

This podcast features the amazing women in our group and keeps our community informed of Women of Aurora events and activities. We are currently over 600 strong in our Facebook group.&n...

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Women of Aurora is a dedicated group of women entrepreneurs and leaders working in and around the City of Aurora, Illinois.  Our podcast features interviews with the remarkable women from our group, as we discuss how to be successful in business and in life. 

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