47: Survivor, Physician, Entrepreneur


Dr. Edna Ma is an anesthesiologist that used her medical knowledge to create a product called BareEase. She wanted to raise money for her business by pitching her product on Shark Tank, but before she was given the chance to do so, she had to prove her worthiness on another reality TV show, Survivor. In this episode:

  • Learning from Chinese immigrant parents
  • Choosing the field of anesthesiology
  • Using her physician experience to create an everyday anesthetic consumer product
  • Creative finance approach to fundraising: becoming a contestant on Survivor
  • The most difficult part of being a contestant on Survivor
  • Getting onto Shark Tank and not getting a deal but gaining publicity
  • Becoming a children’s author
  • Handling a hectic workload
  • Wake up living the dream

You can learn more about Dr. Ma at her web site www.ednama.com and you can follow her on Instagram @dr.ednama

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