Like many young women, Tish Scolnik initially rejected engineering as “nerdy.” Now she’s running a social enterprise that designs wheelchairs for rough terrains.
Harleen Kaur is a former NASA engineer and Rolls-Royce executive. But growing her mobile social-networking company, uCiC, has been her biggest challenge yet.
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.
How the search for a strategic partner gave the Houston-based owner of Nicholas Earth Printing a new lease on entrepreneurial life.
Angelica Garcia-Dunn’s personal life took a terrible hit. Instead of becoming bitter or giving up, she decided to shake up the Texas freight industry.
Gender inequality has been on display over the seasons, but fashion-forward women are looking to change that.
Young women are charging into entrepreneurship. We talked to five dynamos who founded businesses in college or soon after — and learned a lot about the benefits of starting up young.
Classical ballet is dominated by women, yet few lead American companies. We talked to female artistic directors to find out why.
Kryshon Bratton of Houston runs a solid pool-building company, but she sees her real opportunity for profit and scale in another sort of construction business.
Audra Fordin of Great Bear Auto Repair and Women Auto Know wants her fellow females to get comfortable in a traditionally male space.
The feisty owner of Toronto menswear retailer Gotstyle is mixing and matching old-school service and digital technologies in a bid to survive — and thrive — in an increasingly tough industry.
Donna Peal founded the non-profit Pro Bono Network to make volunteering easy for stay-at-home moms on hiatus from legal careers.
The upstate New York flower farmer is creating a farm and flower business that gives her the life she wants.
Heather Sandford is pursuing a three-legged strategy to grow her New York pig farm and meat business, The Piggery.
New York is fast becoming one of the nation’s most dynamic tech hubs. Minerva Tantoco, the city’s first-ever CTO, intends to take it to new heights.