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Click Your Counselor: Startup Offers Virtual Therapy

Bea Arthur started Pretty Padded Room — which offers women counseling sessions with an all women team of eight licensed therapists online — to make therapy more affordable and convenient.

Karin Kamp at The Story ExchangeClick Your Counselor: Startup Offers Virtual Therapy
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Finding Inspiration in Life’s Toughest Moments

We have received over a hundred submissions from women sharing their stories starting a business. One of the questions we ask women is why they started their business in the first place. On several occassions, their answers astounded me.

Karin Kamp at The Story ExchangeFinding Inspiration in Life’s Toughest Moments
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Our Founding Mothers: The First Female Entrepreneurs of America

The fourth of July is a time for barbeques, picnics, family reunions, fireworks and of course remembering our founding fathers. But how can we celebrate this most American holiday without recognizing the women of the Revolutionary War?

Nusha Balyan at The Story ExchangeOur Founding Mothers: The First Female Entrepreneurs of America
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Is Your Startup Cool?

Author of The Coolest Startups in America, Doreen Bloch talks to The Story Exchange about the coolest startups and sheds some light about the women in the startup industry.

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Gen Y Women Can Have it All. Someday.

Women can have it all if we strive towards making the necessary changes today, and it starts with the women of Generation Y.

Christina Wu at The Story ExchangeGen Y Women Can Have it All. Someday.
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The Quest for an Even Suntan Motivates Young Entrepreneur

I was just reading some submissions on the Your Stories section of our site and came across entrepreneur Cheri Garcia, a 25-year-old who already has a patent for her product, a tanning bed invention (not the NJ woman who over tanned type tanning bed) and a few years of entrepreneurial experience under her belt.

Karin Kamp at The Story ExchangeThe Quest for an Even Suntan Motivates Young Entrepreneur
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The Adventure Project Helps Others Help Themselves

Becky Straw and Jody Landers are unlikely partners on a shared mission to alleviate poverty in developing countries. In 2010 they started The Adventure Project, a non-profit that provides funding to social enterprises. “We almost act as the VCs, where we have the money and we’re investing wisely in these enterprises so they can scale,” Straw told The Story Exchange.

Nusha Balyan at The Story ExchangeThe Adventure Project Helps Others Help Themselves
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High-Tech Mom Entrepreneur Gets Families Organized

As a working mother with four boys – aged two to eight – Joanne Lang has always been extremely organized to manage her busy life. But it’s been challenging and time-consuming, and her background in computer science made Lang think, there must be a better way.

Nusha Balyan at The Story ExchangeHigh-Tech Mom Entrepreneur Gets Families Organized
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Who Inspires Tory Johnson?

Tory Johnson is an award-winning business leader, contributor for ABC’s Good Morning America, and bestselling author devoted to career success. The Story Exchange wanted to know what drives this powerful business woman, who is personally responsible for helping countless women entrepreneurs start their own businesses.

Tory JohnsonWho Inspires Tory Johnson?
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Momtrepreneur Brings Jobs Back To US

While taking her kids to school one day, Amy almost got into a car accident while reaching over for a tissue and thus sparked her business idea.

Karin Kamp at The Story ExchangeMomtrepreneur Brings Jobs Back To US