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Empowering Stories Inspire Change™

Shaken to Awaken is a movement on a mission to share empowering stories to inspire change.

Shaken to Awaken was started by two friends Abigail Barnes & Nicoline Huizinga in September 2017.

Our mission is to share transformational stories to empower and inspire change with 1 million people around the world by 2025.

Growing a global community of like-minded people ready to take their leap of faith, because it is never too late to try something new.

Join our Online Community, or attend one of our Global Live Events.

 It’s never too late to try something new.


Some testimonials…

“Thank you from the bottom of my heart, I enjoyed being with this amazing group of people and experiencing the connection and intense conversations”

“We loved this event for being real and authentic, and speakers sharing inspiring, extraordinary stories of ordinary people and beautiful exchanges during the networking part of the event”

“Thank you so much for connecting me with so many amazing people at your event. I feel so privileged to part of this movement and I can’t wait to see this message spreading!”

“Such excellent and inspiring stories you shared! Since starting my own company they’ve become so important. Loved the connection and inspiring exchanges!”

“Now 28 days since your Amsterdam launch. Being one of the 40 who attended was such a privilege. Sept 19 was my jump off the cliff and fly. My gratitude for giving me a nudge to start my own company!”

“Feeling alive now to really do what I love as me! Never too old to fly your own way.”

“A memorable event with beautiful people and amazing conversations.”

“I loved the people who attended: each and every one felt like a close friend afterwards.”

“Thank you so much for last night. It’s such a pleasure to be part of this movement!”

“Thank you for an inspiring event. The stories motivated me to continue on my journey. I love the initiative!”

“What a great event and what a great idea to organize this, as there are so many people with an inspiring story to share!”

“Thank you from the bottom of my heart. I feel inspired and connected and enjoyed the experience with these beautiful people very much!”

“What an event. Amazing testimonies that left you challenged to live your life to its full potential.” 

“I feel so motivated to grow my new business venture! Out with the old stuff, in with the new.” 

“After the event, I just sent out the link to my book to my entire network! I just jumped and am building my wings on the way down!” 

“Thanks for the great initiative and the great experience!”

“Today, I’m starting to share my journey to becoming an entrepreneur, hoping to inspire somebody along the way.”

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