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Sheila Burkett and Julia Koelsch of Spry Digital: Web Help for Small Business

"We have such a heart for startups and women-led endeavors because we know firsthand just how tough it can be."
 
 
Neha Modgil

Neha Modgil: Techved Consulting: User Experience, Personalized

I feel honored by our trustworthy and loyal clients. They call up to say that they are ready to wait until our team is free, and they are sure that they want to work only with us. This shows how much they rely on us for the wor...
 
 
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Christine Sommers: ePact Network — Connecting Loved Ones When Disaster Strikes

In March 2011, Tokyo was struck by a massive earthquake and tsunami. For 24 terrifying hours, our friend Ayumi did not know if her kids were alive or not. Her story inspired us to build ePact.
 

 
Valrie Grant

Valrie Grant: GeoTechVision Enterprises Ltd — From Illness to Recovery to Booming Business

I define success as “growing” and "in business", it is therefore growing and being a profitable entity which is not dependent on me but a team of committed, hardworking individuals.
 
 
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Traci Phillips: Cleaning Up Our E-Waste Mess

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

 
 
Cristina Soviany

Cristina Soviany: IDES Technologies — Making Fraud Impossible

[Success is to] achieve a better world; in IDES' case, by ultimately preventing people from being deprived of the money they worked very hard for and from which they need to support themselves.
 

 
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Nina Vaca: A Billion Dollar Story

A Latina trailblazer resurrected her IT company, Pinnacle Technical Resources, from the ashes and turned it into a major industry player.


Business: IT Solutions

 
 
The Story Exchange, Dana Morgan, The Melody Book

Dana Morgan: The Melody Book– Educating The Modern Day Mozart

I'm a big fan of music and art, and as a software engineer, I take special interest in the crossover between art and technology.
 
 
The Story Exchange, Tammy Kahn Fennell, MarketMeSuite

Tammy Kahn Fennell: MarketSuite– Watching Her Team Grow

Besides my child, who is still my best "project" to date, my biggest success is seeing how my team has grown.
 

 
The Story Exchange, Lisa Abeyta, APPCityLife

Lisa Abeyta: APPCityLife– Building An Affordable Platform For Local Communities

As I watched the initial growth of mobile applications following the release of the first iPhone, I saw a real need to bring an affordable platform to local communities.
 
 
The Story Exchange, Divya Dhar, Seratis

Divya Dhar: Seratis– Upgrading Technology Used By Doctors

I'm a physician and I noticed I was using outdated 1980s pager technology and wasting about an hour a day trying to reach my colleagues to discuss critical patient care information.
 
 
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Vanessa Hurst: CodeMontage — Teaching Code to Prepare for the Future

In the next five years, there will be an estimated 1.5 million software jobs and only 30% as many qualified engineers. At the same time, over 70% of nonprofits identify technology as one of their top needs.
 

 
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Lynn White: Non Techie Pros — Tutorials and Advice to Bring Out the Techie in All

I want women to feel empowered when it comes to technology. I want my fellow females to know that technology is their friend, not their foe.
 
 
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Agustina Sartori: AdviseMeTech — Women Engineers Creating Innovative Technology for Women

My top challenge is related with the balance needed to maintain and form a team that works and collaborates with the goal of creating significance.
 
 
The Story Exchange, Camilla Ley Valentin, Queue-It

Camilla Ley Valentin: Queue-It — Globally Scaling A Software-As-A-Service Company

After having grown a software company succesfully from 15 to 100 employees, my co-founders and I wanted to create our own business, marketing a cloud computing Software-as-a-Service on a global scale.
 

 
The Story Exchange, Elaine Wherry, Meebo

Elaine Wherry: Meebo– Joys Of Building Tech Products

With two friends, we spent two years building tech products and not launching them publicly because we didn't think we could build a business around them.
 
 
The Story Exchange, Mary Juetten, Traklight.com

Mary Juetten: Traklight.com– Protecting The Intellectual Property Of Small Businesses

While in law school, I heard stories of intellectual property (IP) losses and accidental infringement amongst startups and entrepreneurs.
 
 
The Story Exchange, Therese Tucker, BlackLine Systems-

Therese Tucker: BlackLine Systems– Attributes Her Success To Outstanding Advisors And Mentors

Great advisers are worth their weight in gold. All three of the directors on my Board have been and continue to be my most important role models, advisers and mentors.
 

 
Nada Kiblawi, founder of NHK Consulting

Nada Kiblawi: From Refugee Camp to Successful Entrepreneur

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 Story Exchange, Ann Raider, inStream

Ann Raider: inStream– Technology And Communication Tools For Marketing

We are successful when we provide the right technology and services that help our customers build sales and loyalty with their customers at the right time, at the right touchpoints, with valued offers.
 
 
The Story Exchange, Roya, Afghan Citadel Software

Roya Mahboob: Afghan Citadel Software– Providing Women With Opportunities in Afghanistan

To create jobs for recent graduates from schools and universities and to empower women through education and social media.
 

 
The Story Exchange, Brit Fitzpatrick, Mentor Me

Brit Fitzpatrick: Mentor Me– Technology To Facilitate Mentorship

I founded Mentor Me to provide a better way of matching and managing mentoring relationships. Mentor Me is technology built to help mentoring programs build great futures.
 
 
The Story Exchange, Jane Smorodnikova, Likehack

Jane Smorodnikova: Likehack– Curating Your Own Content

I think my biggest success moment was when I've stopped working for companies. It was scary, but it made me really happy.
 
 
The Story Exchange, Pam Cooper, Boosterville

Pam Cooper: Boosterville– Technology For School Fundraising

I have 20 years of volunteer school fundraising; I kept coming home to my husband saying "there has to be a way to apply technology to school fundraising."