Programs to teach and facilitate business ownership are springing up around the U.S. in a bid to expand economic opportunity for women leaving prison.
Teresa and Laurin Hodge’s nonprofit, Mission: Launch, is helping women return to the workforce after prison — as Teresa, herself, once struggled to do — and to launch their own businesses.
At Road Twenty-Two in San Francisco, women who served time in prison get a second chance.
The Department of Health and Human Services says one in five Obamacare enrollees is a small business owner or self-employed. What could a repeal mean for them?
What a Donald Trump presidency will mean for us.
A growing number of companies are working to effectively, respectfully engage transgender consumers through ad campaigns and inclusive company policies. Experts explain why — and what it takes to get it right.
We asked young entrepreneurs at a Brooklyn coworking space what access to insurance through the Affordable Care Act has meant for them — and what they’ll do if a Republican-promised repeal means it’s taken away.
President-Elect Donald Trump picks entrepreneur Linda McMahon, co-founder of World Wrestling Entertainment, to run the Small Business Administration.
The owner of three popular Boston-area eateries has set her sights on two complementary business opportunities that feed her entrepreneurial appetites and share her love for great food.
About half the candidates we tracked in our “Women on the Ballot” project won their elections. Their success will lift female representation in Congress, but only slightly.
How might the policy proposals of President-Elect Donald Trump affect small business owners in the United States?
Some women seek to solve pressing societal issues by running for local office, and join a pipeline of female candidates who may someday run for higher office. But why aren’t there more — and how can we turn the tide?
The owner of Mannequin Madness, first featured by The Story Exchange 4 years ago, has found that change can lead to new and exciting places — and once-elusive revenue goals.
A U.S. Small Business Administration report on gender and minority representation inside venture-capital firms confirms that investor diversity is good for women business owners.
Black female entrepreneurs are starting up at higher rates than any other group. A new report looks at why — and examines the hurdles they face in growing their firms.