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Naomi & Marah

Co-founders of Shine

Naomi Hirabayashi is the co-founder of Shine, making wellbeing more accessible through the power of daily messaging. Prior to Shine, Naomi was the Chief Marketing Officer at DoSomething.org, the largest organization for young people and social action in the world. Naomi lives in Brooklyn with her husband, is passionate about diversifying entrepreneurship, women and confidence, and believes Brené Brown is a queen. 

Marah Lidey is the co-founder of Shine, making wellbeing more accessible through the power of daily messaging. Her expertise lies at the intersection of millennials and messaging; Marah previously directed mobile and social teams for brands like DoSomething.org, American Express and Viacom. Marah secured her B.A. in Journalism from Grady College at the University of Georgia and currently resides in Brooklyn, NY. A World Economic Forum Global Shaper, and one of the Top 35 People to Watch in NYC Tech by Built in NYC, Marah also actively advocates for increasing racial and socioeconomic diversity in technology and entrepreneurship.