JOSHUA ONYSKO, FOUNDER & CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER OF PANGEA ORGANICS
As the founder and CPO of the award winning Pangea Organics’ brand, Joshua Onysko is a skin care authority with a high-performance, natural product line created with organic superfoods sourced from 54 countries. After founding Pangea Organics in 2000, Joshua has grown as an expert in the space with a philosophy that inspires the industry to think outside the landfill. He remains committed to continue to create products that exceed expectations and are created with cutting edge technology in both product and packaging.
FROM THE BEGINNING
It was Onysko’s own devotion and commitment to a healthy lifestyle that sparked the inception of Pangea Organics in 2000. Throughout the brand’s growth, he has never strayed from his original vision: Always Beneficial, Never Artificial, realizing that by leading by example there was potential to influence others to reconsider their skincare choices.
DISTINCTION AT A GLANCE
Through Joshua Onysko’s stewardship, Pangea Organics became the first company to introduce (and be awarded for) biodegradable, compostable, plantable and origami fold packaging. The Pangea products are never made using petrochemicals, parabens, GMOs, or other synthetic or harmful ingredients. His expertise, efforts and products have been lauded by Entrepreneur, O (The Oprah Magazine), Time Style & Design, Conscious Company, among many other top tier media outlets.
To date, Onysko and Pangea have been recognized by 53 notable awards, including: Entrepreneur of Distinction (Espirit) Award ’08, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2007 & 2008 (Rocky Mountain Regional Finalist in the category of Socially & Environmentally Responsible), Redbook’s 2007 MVP Beauty Awards (for Facial Creams, Facial Scrub and Facial Cleanser), Gala Spa Award (Germany), the New Business Journal Business Achievement Award ’07 (in the category of Environmental & Sustainability), just to name a few. He has been profiled as a renowned skincare specialist and sustainable eco-living speaker educating the target consumer that what we consume (and use) today directly impacts how we – and future generations – will live (and look) tomorrow.
Today Pangea is once again leading the way and bringing highly efficacious organic skincare products to the direct sales industry. Utilizing cutting edge technology and a highly competitive compensation plan Pangea is inspiring people all over the US to find financial freedom representing a brand they can try believe in.
SARAH WU, RESIDENT HERBALIST
Sarah Wu, lives in Costa Rica and is the current Educational Director and On Site Manager of the Punta Mona Center for Regenerative Design & Botanical Studies, located on the Southern Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica. She leads projects and workshops in nutrition, Permaculture Design, and herbal medicine. Sarah is an herbalist of 15 years, currently practicing and teaching Planetary Energetic, Traditional Chinese and Wise Woman herbal medicine with a focus on food based healing and herbal first aid. She is the founder and Director of Medicines from the Edge: A Tropical Herbal Convergence, an annual gathering of herbalists, granny healers, indigenous medicine-people, ethnobotanists,biologists, clinicians, and conservationists offering workshops, lectures and hands-on learning. Sarah is a co-producer of Envision Festival, Uvita, Costa Rica, curating the Village Witches: healing sanctuary, sacred fire, elixir bars, herbal first-aid clinic, and educational workshops. Dedicated to education and practical regenerative living, ethnobotany, food, culture, and traditional plant medicine, Sarah is dedicated to fair and affordable healing and education. Sarah is an avid naturalist, endangered plant advocate, permaculturist, environmentalist, and witch with a deep understanding of the complexities of sustainable living, transitional ethics and positive movement towards a more sustainable and evolved future.