LA Magazine Feature
TOP 50 FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS PRESENTED BY WO3
Dr Vanessa Atienza-Hipolito FRANZCR is a Clinical Director, Specialist of Breast Imaging and Intervention and solopreneur/business owner at Women’s & Breast Imaging (WBI), Cottesloe, Western Australia. She is also a qualified and fellowship trained subspecialist in Musculoskeletal Imaging, Interventional and Vascular Radiology and Paediatric Radiology in Perth Western Australia. She is a passionate educator and is an Adjunct Clinical Senior Lecturer at Curtin University, The University of Western Australia, and Edith Cowan University. As of 2022, she is a published co-author of three book anthologies: Courage and Confidence: What It Really Takes To Succeed in Business; Global Girls – Find Your Thing; and The Power To Rise Above.
Her notable awards are: Millennial Achiever Award presented by Filipino Australian Club of Perth (2019) People’s Choice Gold Award for the ‘Making A Difference (Local Community)’ category presented by AusMumpreneur (2021) People’s Choice Silver Award for the ‘Health and Well-being’ category presented by AusMumpreneur (2021). Australian Women’s Small Business Champion Awards 2022, Finalist for the ‘Professional Medical Services’ category (2022), Breast Radiologist of the Year presented by the Radiology Awards (2022).
A highly respected Breast Imaging Specialist, Dr Vanessa is also an accomplished speaker, wife, mother and triathlete. Like many women she faces the stressful challenge of juggling the demands of a career and family whilst taking care of her own physical and spiritual wellbeing.