Sherri Franklin, inspired by her affection for senior dogs, created a San Francisco organization called Muttville that has rescued thousands of them.
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 founder of WHub, a resources portal for entrepreneurs, talks about starting up in Hong Kong and making a big career switch from corporate finance to entrepreneurship.
Hollaback!, a women-run nonprofit, empowers people who have been subjected to harassment, whether in the street or on the internet, by letting them steer the conversation and drive change.
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.
Noëlle Santos is turning to entrepreneurship to bring reading opportunity to fellow residents of this underserved New York City borough.
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.
Rosanna Berardi, founder of Berardi Immigration Law, helps people enter the U.S. legally — a challenging undertaking in today’s “tumultuous” political climate, she says.
Like many young women, Tish Scolnik initially rejected engineering as “nerdy.” Now she’s running a social enterprise that designs wheelchairs for rough terrains.
How Tatiana Garcia-Granados’ nonprofit enterprise, The Common Market, is bringing healthful food to low-income communities and lifting local farmers’ livelihoods.
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, founded by Iranian immigrant Fif Ghobadian in San Francisco, women who served time in prison get a second chance.