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Meet The Women Behind MDW

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Elizabeth Rago

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Elizabeth Rago is a mama, wife, and the founder of MDW. 


After experiencing a rough season of her own, Elizabeth realized the shame women feel while going through hard times. She hated that feeling and decided to create a space for women that provided practical resources, honest messages, and most importantly, a safe environment to learn and grow.

Elizabeth works as a proposal writer by day and tries to keep her teenagers alive by night.


Carrie Summers

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MDW's voice for all things mental health, therapist and LCSW, Carrie Summers embodies inclusion and creating safe spaces for all people that is free of judgment.

Carrie owns her practice, Wildflower Within You in Wheaton, Illinois, and is available both in-person and online for therapy.


Zoe Sherwin

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Zoe Sherwin is a columnist at MDW, a mom of two, and a fierce advocate for feminine health and body positivity. 

Zoe is passionate about creating a life free of chemical additives and enjoys sharing her discoveries of products.

When Zoe isn't playing with her babies or researching products, she is baking high-quality and organic cupcakes for her home business, Harmony Bloom Home Cakery in Batavia, Illinois.


Samantha Williams

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Samantha is an MDW Volunteer who meticulously updates our website with new listings and organizes MDW community events.

Samantha works at Spectrios Institute for Low Vision where she leads the charge to empower children and adults with vision loss, regardless of income as the Director of Community Relations.

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