Sherri Franklin, inspired by her affection for senior dogs, created a San Francisco organization called Muttville that has rescued thousands of them.
For some women who have suffered physical, emotional and financial abuse by their partners, entrepreneurship offers an effective path to economic independence, safety and healing.
The Hong Kong native tells us about her pursuit of entrepreneurship, her plans to use tech to transform Asia’s legal industry and what it’s like being a female entrepreneur in this global business capital.
Former pageant winner Lovern Gordon launched Love Life Now to unite communities against domestic violence and break down the isolation that survivors like her have experienced — and that allows abuse to persist.
Aviva Weiss, founder of kids’ therapeutic toys and tools purveyor Fun and Function, helps children with special needs through research-inspired, parent-approved products.
The 25-year-old Chinese founder of online community SoGal and fund SoGal Ventures tells us about starting up in Singapore, and offers candid advice to other women looking to start businesses.
Danielle Gletow created One Simple Wish to bring joy to America’s invisible children.
The co-founder and CEO of co-working company Impact Hub Singapore talks with us about nurturing entrepreneurs, her new venture capital fund and why Singapore is a great place for women-led startups.
Like many young women, Tish Scolnik initially rejected engineering as “nerdy.” Now she’s running a social enterprise that designs wheelchairs for rough terrains.
The Brooklyn neighborhood of Crown Heights, like many urban areas in America, is experiencing an influx of wealthier newcomers and rising rents. How are local female entrepreneurs navigating the breakneck pace of change?
Since 2013, DesiVDesi has sold low-cost solar dryers to farmers in India and beyond, reducing food waste and raising farmer incomes. Now, it aims to take those dried fruits and veggies to the masses, co-founder Nidhi Pant tells us.
The Story Exchange’s 2017 list will spotlight founders of successful passion projects that create jobs, solve problems and make a difference. Interested entrepreneurs: Apply before March 31!
How Tatiana Garcia-Granados’ nonprofit enterprise, The Common Market, is bringing healthful food to low-income communities and lifting local farmers’ livelihoods.
The path for immigrants is getting more treacherous. Fortunately, immigrant women entrepreneurs display deep wells of resiliency, not to mention goodwill, our ongoing coverage shows.
What are female Senators and Representatives hoping to accomplish as their terms get underway? We took a look, and found an energized, focused group with a wide range of priorities.