Leslie Woods has been health-conscious from an early age. She had never considered her lifestyle as a career option, but when the possibility of working for a company that provides its customers with a healthier nutrition option came, she couldn’t say no.
“At that time, I was definitely interested in the startup community,” says Woods, who received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from NC State in 2009 and 2011. “And being in Raleigh, I knew there would be some kind of possibility out there.”
She teamed up with Sherif Fouad, founder and owner of Raleigh Raw
, in 2013, and together, they turned a lifestyle into a business. “Sherif had an idea of starting this kind of a company,” she says. “Over time, I told him, ‘Let’s give this thing a shot.’”
Raleigh Raw is a company that produces completely organic juices intended to eliminate t[...] READ MORE