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A Female Pilot Soars as a Niche Entrepreneur

Chelsea Abingdon Welch is the female founder of The Abingdon Co., which makes high-end watches for women in male-dominated pursuits like flight and diving who are tired of settling for “a pink or small version of men’s stuff.”

Candice Helfand-RogersA Female Pilot Soars as a Niche Entrepreneur
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How a Mother’s Grief Inspired a Mission

After the murder of her son, Monique Willis founded a nonprofit to help families cope with the loss of family members to violence. Through Momma on a Mission, she offers comfort, while sparking conversations between civilians and police.

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Why One Young Woman Created an App to End Big-Firm Blues

Marie Schneegans felt lost at a huge financial firm, so she started making lunch dates. Now she’s taking the idea global with Never Eat Alone, an app that connects big-company employees — and boosts their performance.

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The Afterbirth Entrepreneur

Jennifer Mayer’s firm, Brooklyn Placenta Services, is part of a growing industry led by women that’s turning placentas into pills.

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A Fan Teams With Singer Martina McBride to Do Good

Through Team Music is Love, Sheila Jones leads fans of country star Martina McBride in “flash-mob volunteering.” Together they tackle domestic violence, hunger and more through tour-stop activities and the power of song.

Candice Helfand-RogersA Fan Teams With Singer Martina McBride to Do Good
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In Business to Make You Click

In 1999, Jessica Rovello helped invent viral content as promoter of “The Blair Witch Project.” Now a successful female tech entrepreneur, her firm Arkadium is helping large online publishers engage the internet masses.

Candice Helfand-RogersIn Business to Make You Click