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Successful Entrepreneur Overcomes Ulcerative Colitis to Win e-Commerce 2017 Award

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Successful Entrepreneur Overcomes Ulcerative Colitis to Win e-Commerce 2017 Award

Lise Gottlieb is the first woman, and the first person from outside the United States, to receive the e-Commerce Award from the Harvard Faculty Club. Gottlieb is not only a tenacious businesswoman and eloquent speaker, but she also lives with ulcerative colitis.

Lise has always met every challenge she’s faced head-on. She is an outstanding woman who possesses many qualities that make her an award-winning individual. Since she was a child, she has constantly been determined, striving for success. In her adult life, she has been incredibly successful in the business world, building a promising career in real estate, mortgage, banking, IT, and investment industries. 

Lise Gottlieb is one of the first woman to receive the e-Commerce Award straight from the Harvard Faculty Club. She is not only a firm businesswoman, but an articulate speaker as well. She also lives with a medical condition called ulcerative colitis. With an immense talent for business, Lise planned to leave her career and launch her own business. But she faced a major setback when her business failed, and it was around that time that she was also diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, as well as a thyroid disorder. Through her battle against ulcerative colitis, she gained a great deal of knowledge about health and nutrition. She spent a significant amount of time finding the best way to maintain her health; she learned to prepare gluten-free foods and practiced paleo cooking. Even though she was dealing with such difficult times, Lise never gave up; instead, she kept fighting the disease, and this inspired her to encourage others who were going through similar circumstances. With the help of her creativity, she decided to write a book, wherein she shared tips on how to eat well and maintain an ideal weight. Today, Lise is a bestselling author of several books, which are mostly written to help others who also face issues with ulcerative colitis. Her writings are available as educational documents and are easy to read. She has also written a number of cookbooks and dieting guides that are available as eBooks for Amazon Kindle.

Lise has been developing various products to help motivate others to achieve their goals and live as healthier individuals. Most of her tips are very useful for self-motivated, hardworking people who she believes can attain financial success as well as personal freedom in their lives. In 2014, she even published a Kindle eBook series that helps individuals who suffer from depression, isolation, and who have lost hope in their lives. She is now an international bestselling author, and some of her works include online diet tips, which are available on websites such as,, and Lise is also a business advisor and business consultant. She recently gave a talk at the Harvard Business School Thought Leader Conference regarding a Powerful eCom Formula for the members of the Entrepreneurship Student’s Club. Despite living with ulcerative colitis, Lise continues to excel as a businesswoman thanks to her incredible intelligence and sense of inspiration. She has never allowed her disease to bring her spirits down, and she always motivates others to live better lives based on her own experiences.

There are many happy clients who are satisfied with her work and have left testimonials to prove it. Through her publications, Lise has proven to be an inspiring role model for those suffering from inflammatory bowel disease.