Cheryl Yeoh was 18 when she left her native Malaysia to come to the United States after receiving a scholarship to study science and engineering at Cornell University. Today she owns a tech startup with four full time employees.
Amanda Aitken founded The Girl’s Guide to Web Design last year after working for 17 years as a web designer.
The sOccket looks like a regular soccer ball, but it doubles as an energy-harvesting source that can help light up communities without access to electricity.
At only 24, Ooshma Garg already has started two successful businesses – one that she recently sold and another that has attracted over one million dollars in venture capital.
Sandy D’Andrea founded Jewels For Hope, a handmade jewelry company, in 2009. The company creates specific lines of jewelry for a number of charitable organizations, and donates a portion of their profits to these causes.
Growing up below the poverty line, Melissa Mowbray-D’Arbela, the founder of Filligent Technologies, learned to be resourceful at an early age. Raised by a single mother of four, Melissa started her own business creating hand-made greeting cards at age 12.
We were very lucky to attend the inspirational Women in the World Summit hosted by Newsweek and The Daily Beast this past weekend.
“I have to follow my own passion, not what my parents set out for me,” our 22-year-old intern Christina Wu said after watching Violet Lim’s video on The Story Exchange.
Learn how entrepreneur Roxanne Joffe found an unexpected role model in a celebrity news personality.
The Story Exchange “reinforces stereotypes” of women, some have said.
The actress Jessica Alba has just launched Honest.com, a new e-commerce eco-friendly and non-toxic baby product company. Her inspiration? Her kids. Alba is not alone in finding business inspiration through her children.
Martin Luther King wasn’t just one of the greatest civil rights advocates, who changed America’s history and improved the lives of generations to come.
We’re proud to partner with The National Association of Women’s Business Owners (NAWBO) and to share a mission of empowering women to sart and succeed in their own businesses.
When the financial market crashed in 2008, Deborah Olivo was one of the first to lose her comfortable corporate position, along with all her benefits.
My greatest role model is my Mom. My mom was diagnosed with poly-miocitis at age 22. It is a collagen-vascular illness, for which there was and still is no cure.