A digital media project showcasing entrepreneurial women around the world

Making a Statement with Humor
The Story Exchange flexes its sketch comedy muscles in order to illustrate how girls and women are stereotyped in the professional world.

A Light Look at Serious Stigmas

Using comedy to examine those old stereotypes about girls' career aspirations.

Three Years of Female Empowerment

The Story Exchange marks its third anniversary of celebrating, informing and supporting women business owners.

Don’t Let Your Mind Hold You Back

Women business owners talk about how they pushed past their own mental roadblocks.

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Meet the 25-Year-Old Powerhouse Behind Malala Fund

Shiza Shahid quit her corporate job to advocate for girls' education.
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Pat Law: Business Makes Clients Cool

A dramatic family crisis led Pat to quit her job in advertising and strike out on her own.

Business: Social Media Marketing

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Lysanne Tusar: A New Kind of Wine Business

Using innovative technology, Lysanne Tusar's winery produces local wine thousands of miles from the nearest vineyard.

Business: Urban Winery



6 Quotes to Kickstart Entrepreneurial Instinct

Claudia Chan of S.H.E. Summit shares a list of inspiring quotes from this year's event.

The Women of D-Day

Our tribute to brave female fighters.
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Strength Is Harnessed Through Struggle

In life, challenging times are often opportunities to learn and grow, says serial entrepreneur Jen Groover.

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Inspiration Short: Trust in Your Idea

Computer forensics entrepreneur Alison Chung offers words of support.
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Inspiration Minute: Be Your Own Customer

Entrepreneur Lucy Postins discusses having passion for your business.
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The Fastest Way to Make a Company More Successful Is…

Serial entrepreneur Jen Groover offers some common sense advice about health and happiness in the workplace.

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Inspiration Minute: Get Out of Your Own Way

DC Home Buzz founder Ati Williams offers advice to female entrepreneurs.
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3 Women Who Prove That Smart is Beautiful

Women who established themselves as female entrepreneurs by inventing, marketing and selling beauty products.
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Passion, Community and Collaboration

Heather Taylor is an independent film producer who founded Archetypal Images, LLC. In this article, she discusses a group of women who inspired her to achieve her own dreams.

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Today’s Dose of Inspiration: Katharine Gibbs

"If education is to be any good, it must be good for something." The pedagogical philosophy that drove Katharine Gibbs still applies today.
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On Pivoting and Persevering

Xiaoning Wang’s story reminds us how hard it is to run a business.

Today’s Dose of Inspiration: Tammy Duckworth

We're celebrating Women's History Month with Rep. Tammy Duckworth, who embodies the theme of "character, courage and commitment."


Today’s Dose of Inspiration: Sarah Jessica Parker

In today's moment of inspiration, actress Sarah Jessica Parker gives us a lesson on balance in heels.
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Today’s Dose of Inspiration: Toni Morrison

For this week's inspiration, we're turning to much-lauded author Toni Morrison, who encourages us to dream big-- and get to work.

Today’s Dose of Inspiration: Aung San Suu Kyi

Human rights activist & politician Aung San Suu Kyi reminds us that women are valuable, in every sense of the word.

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Today’s Dose of Inspiration: Beatlemania!

On the 50th anniversary of the British Invasion, John Lennon’s admiration for strong women inspires us to find our own role models.

Today’s Dose of Inspiration: Lucy Liu

On today’s Lunar New Year, we're drawing our inspiration from Chinese-American actress and activist Lucy Liu.

Happy Birthday, Oprah Winfrey

The self-made billionaire celebrates her 60th birthday today. Here's what she says about achieving success.