Josephine Atluri is an intelligent, hard working and driven woman dedicated to helping others in any way but most especially in the areas of health, wellness, and family planning. Josephine’s drive is evidenced from her early days in her schooling at the University of Chicago where she graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Public Policy. After college, she worked as a management consultant at Ernst and Young, LLP helping fortune 500 companies and eCommerce start-ups with their strategic vision, partnership development, operational procedure analysis, implementation of growth opportunities, and project management facilitation.
Josephine took a hiatus from the business world to pursue a passion for cooking. She earned her Associate's degree from the esteemed Culinary Institute of Art in New York where she studied classical French cooking which led to some time as a catering manager in Cambridge, MA post graduation. Josephine then combined her consulting background with her catering and special events experience to start an event planning business called Esenjay Events, Inc. with a friend. Click here to see some of their events featured in the press. Josephine successfully ran the business for more than five years then took a break in her career to raise her five children.
Throughout her life, Josephine has always been passionate about health and wellness. An avid exercise enthusiast since high school, Josephine Atluri, incorporated fitness into her life not just in her daily workouts but also by participating in thrilling races every year such as various 5k and 10k races, duathalons, Tough Mudder and Spartan races, the Men’s Health Urbanatholon, a Grand Canyon Death March, and the inaugural Men's Health Open for fitness professionals.
After spending several years focused on the upbringing of her five children, Josephine returned to the work force and joined a burgeoning fitness company in Boston. She combined her passion for fitness and her strength in organizational management to lead the company’s business development and operations initiatives. Armed with a definitive vision and strategy, Josephine helped the company grow and evolve its offering and presence in the fitness industry and managed the expansion of the brand to a second location. Josephine was responsible for many aspects of the overall business including sales and marketing, human resources, accounting and finances, client management, software implementation, and project management.
In 2019, Josephine continues on her quest to help people with their wellness. Her main focus is on writing a book about her journey creating a modern day family through adoption, IVF, and surrogacy. To learn more, click here. In addition, Josephine remains active in the health and wellness scene in Los Angeles by curating such events for The XX Project, a network of top female leaders across all industries coming together to empower one another in their careers and in life. Josephine also deepened her understanding of meditation by becoming a certified Unplug Meditation teacher. To learn more about her meditation journey, click here.
Josephine is available for consulting services and event planning and management for health and wellness businesses. Connect with Josephine here.