liftUPlift is two companies: a technology platform and a non-profit, united by our mission to empower women worldwide. Our global marketplace and social network connects women entrepreneurs and consumers. We make it easy to find and shop from women-owned businesses with great products and benevolent agendas.Sellers contribute 5% of every transaction to our 501(c)3 nonprofit, liftUPlift Worldwide, which is dedicated to ending violence against women.
liftUPlift was founded in Chicago in 2014 by Corielle Heath Laaspere, an extremely passionate entrepreneur on a mission to empower women worldwide.
“liftUPlift is a unique technology platform…inspired, created and supported by women who are passionate about uplifting other women. As liftUPlift grows, the inspiration grows along with it.” – Ari Krzyzek, Owner of Chykalophia, liftUPlift Founding Ally
Renaissance Women Council
Members of the Renaissance Women Council are helping liftUPlift build a diverse international alliance of women makers and entrepreneurs. These women work along side our team at liftUPlift to create a community where women entrepreneurs thrive and young girls can be inspired.