Donna Peel founded the non-profit Pro Bono Network to make volunteering easy for Chicago-area moms on hiatus from legal careers.
Heather Sandford is pursuing a three-legged strategy to grow her New York pig farm and meat business, The Piggery.
The latest weak numbers could signal more economic instability. What impact will that have on your business?
Loyal to her Native American roots, the Tulsa business owner is in the business of preserving Mother Earth with her company, Natural Evolutions.
Business: E-Waste Recycling
A Latina trailblazer resurrected her IT company, Pinnacle Technical Resources, from the ashes and turned it into a major industry player.
Business: IT Solutions
Born and raised in Beijing, the founder of ChinaSprout is selling what she knows best – Chinese culture.
Business: Cultural & Educational Products
The entrepreneur’s harrowing experience to get her green card led her to start her own immigration law firm.
Business: Legal Firm & Website
A survivor of multiple wars, the founder of NHK Consulting has finally found safe haven and economic independence as an entrepreneur in the U.S.
Business: Engineering Consultancy
The founder of Mannequin Maddness has been selling, renting and recycling mannequins for nearly 15 years.
Business: Recycling & Reuse
From hostile religious groups in Iraq to community boards, the ‘Kommon Denominator’ founder gets people to talk and resolve their problems.
Business: Conflict Resolution
The San Francisco businesswoman left her internet job to return to her steel industry roots and hand craft eco-jewelry, now worn by top celebrities.
Business: Hand-made Jewelry
Ana Perez overcame her fear of failure to found her hair salon, Kika.
Business: Hair & Beauty Salon
Determined to create positive social change, Talia started RandomKid to help kids help others.
By mixing essential oils in her kitchen Deborah discovered an untapped market niche.
Business: Organic Cleansers
Elizabeth persevered through unbelievable challenges and now thrives as a leading entrepreneur serving up magnificent quiche.
Business: Home-made Food
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