Shine is the largest messaging service for wellbeing.

Naomi Hirabayashi and Marah Lidey


Marah Lidey is the co-founder of Shine. Her expertise lies at the intersection of millennials and messaging; Marah previously directed mobile and social teams for brands like, 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. Marah actively advocates for increasing racial and socioeconomic diversity in technology and entrepreneurship.

Naomi Hirabayashi is the co-founder of Shine. Prior to Shine, Naomi was the Chief Marketing Officer at, 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.


Shine is the largest messaging service for wellbeing.

Every morning, Shine sends you a daily messaging experience to help you feel your best self and thrive.

With a 4 million-strong community across 189 countries and an award-winning iOS and Android app, Shine is the largest and most diverse group of people practicing daily self-care together.

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