In today's episode, I speak with Dr. Ronak Mehta, a physician and the CEO of Nerdbugs. Dr. Mehta's story starts about a decade ago, while she was still in medical school, and decided to write a children's book teaching young kids about the human body. Her ultimate goal (which took her ten years to realize) was to someday create the organs from the book into plush organ toys.
Dr. Mehta's passion for medicine and love for plush toys gave birth to Nerdburgs. A combination of the “Why not?” mentality around Nerdbugs and taking chances on business contests has had this company recognized by Amazon's small business team, Forbes and NPR. Nerdburgs now creates educational tools for teaching about human anatomy in a fun and light-hearted way. Dr. Mehta shares how she launched her company, navigating work-life balance, and what she sees in her future.
In a nutshell, we speak about:
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Nerdburgs’ Website: https://nerdbugs.com
Nerdburgs on Instagram: @thenerdbugs
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