Here's one sure way to completely eliminate any potential #MeToo situation: go to a place where men aren't allowed.
That's the idea from Seattle-based entrepreneur Kristina Roth, a former chief executive of a consulting company and the founder of SuperShe, a female-oriented lifestyle blog. Roth has created SuperSheIsland - a private location that will accommodate 10 people in four luxurious cabins off the coast of Finland and sorry guys, you're not invited.
According to CNN, Roth is picky about who gets to stay on her island and applicants must undergo a rigorous vetting process through her organization's website. Just being female isn't going to cut it. You need to have an "amazing" personality that's "upbeat and cool" she says, "because you're on [an] island and that's what's going to make it fun and exciting for everyone." The goal here is for her guests to be able to escape society's pressures and "embrace an all-female energy."
Roth's very subjective qualification process and the anticipated price of a stay - which hasn't been disclosed but is likely to be high - has some detractors who suspect the retreat will feature a decided lack of diversity. But Roth rejects this argument and insists her island will be a place designed to be without sexual tension and inclusive of anyone who identifies oneself as a woman.
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She plans on opening the island, located on the Finnish archipelago known for its rocky landscape and warm waters, this summer. If successful, her next step is expansion to Turks and Caicos, where she also owns properties.