Ana Perez overcame her fear of failure to found her hair salon, Kika.
At 21, Jocelyn took over a family business to provide for her five siblings and grew it to a company that today employs hundreds.
Business: Global Food Manufacturing
Determined to create positive social change, Talia started RandomKid to help kids help others.
By mixing essential oils in her kitchen Deborah discovered an untapped market niche.
Business: Organic Cleansers
Elizabeth persevered through unbelievable challenges and now thrives as a leading entrepreneur serving up magnificent quiche.
Business: Home-made Food
Puifung is on a mission to make trade more equitable. She pays farmers a fair price for their crops, which she uses to make drinks and snacks.
Business: Fair Trade Food
Growing up below the poverty line, Melissa learned to be resourceful. Now she runs a cutting-edge biotech firm based on ethical principles and disruptive ideas.
Business: Bio & High Technology
After Becky became a mother she started her own pet care business to spend more time with her family.
Business: Pet Care
Elim started her company selling imported clothing and accessories after she literally sold the shirt off her back at an incredibly high price.
Business: Clothing & Accessories
Adrienne is taking the lessons she learned from her family’s traditional retail business to the web selling luxury items on her high-end e-commerce site.
Business: Fashion E-commerce
When Violet left her job to be a matchmaker, everyone said she was crazy. Now she’s behind Asia’s premier dating service.
Business: Matchmaking & Marriage
Rose ran away from home as a teenager and began selling shoes. She learned the hard way, on the job, and today sells thousands of pairs of shoes each year.