#150 How I Founded a High-Performance Medical Apparel Brand, ft. Neela Sethi Young, MD
In this episode, Dr. Kim interviews Dr. Neela Sethi Young. She’s a pediatrician, entrepreneur, and amazing founder of Jaanuu, a multi-million dollar business that made the face of modern-day medical apparel.
Her story is rooted in the belief of being empowered by the clothes that we wear, and after being tired of the usual old scrubs that she had, Dr. Neela found a way to make her own —a moment that changed everything for her.
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Now, let’s look at what we discussed in this episode:
- About Jaanuu
- The story behind the scrubs
- Blowing up due to COVID
- Being a mom, wife, physician, and entrepreneur
- Finding success as a physician entrepreneur
- Connect with Dr. Neela
Here’s a breakdown of how this episode unfolds.
“It’s a fashion-forward scrubs with performance-based fabric, meant to move with you, meant to compliment your body, meant to have all the right accessories so that you can kind of run through your day and feel supported by your clothes” – Dr. Neela Sethi Young
Dr. Neela talks about Jaanuu, her performance-based medical apparel line.
The story behind the scrubs
Dr. Neela talks about her roots that made Jaanuu as it is today. From tracing her family roots to making her own scrubs, she documents her journey in finding empowerment through the clothes that she wears.
“Third year we went into the operating room for my EMT rotation and they handed me these scrubs and I said, you know naively, you know, well I think these are mens, and they all laughed and they said there’s no men’s or women’s scrubs, it’s just scrubs. And something about that really bothered me..” – Dr. Neela Sethi Young
Blowing up due to COVID
Dr. Neela talks about how her upbringing propelled her to give back and help the medical community with their brand. This eventually resulted in great things happening beyond her dreams.
“We (her brother) were really raised with this idea of karma that you know, you do good and good things will happen. ” – Dr. Neela Sethi Young
Being a mom, wife, physician, and entrepreneur
Dr. Neela shares her pains and insights on all the roles that she plays. Be it in the business field or in her own home, she sees to it that there remains a balance between life’s enjoyment, being present, and doing the hard work all at the same time.
Finding success as a physician entrepreneur
Dr. Neela talks about how fitting physicians are to take the route of entrepreneurship. From being the brightest, most driven, and multitasking professionals, they can easily leverage their skills and experience to pursue big ideas that lead to time and financial freedom.
Connect with Dr. Neela
Get in touch with Dr. Neela through her social media accounts @doctorneela and Jaanuu through their website www.jaanuu.com.