Republican congressional candidate Lori Bartley, who aims to represent Texas’ 18th district, says her faith and determination have helped her navigate hardships, start a business and take on a political campaign.
Laura Zander has relied on cash and cash alone to build a $9 million business. For her, getting scale has been more about honing product strategy and organizational chops than injecting capital, she says.
Sue Googe, a GOP congressional candidate from North Carolina, says her harsh upbringing in communist China and second life as an entrepreneur in America inspired her to get involved in politics.
Young women are charging into entrepreneurship. We talked to five dynamos who founded businesses in college or soon after — and learned a lot about the benefits of starting up young.
Classical ballet is dominated by women, yet few lead American companies. We talked to female artistic directors to find out why.
Kryshon Bratton of Houston runs a solid pool-building company, but she sees her real opportunity for profit and scale in another sort of construction business.
Serial entrepreneur Jody Levy’s latest business, WTRMLN WTR, is grabbing the attention of everyone from fitness fanatics and superstars to everyday consumers.
Maryann Piazza’s New York firm, Majestic Vending & Services, has endured a national tragedy, economic downturn and a natural disaster. But it has always come out on top.
The feisty owner of Toronto menswear retailer Gotstyle is mixing and matching old-school service and digital technologies in a bid to survive — and thrive — in an increasingly tough industry.
The founder of Chicago-based Open Books has built a high-impact literacy nonprofit by applying everything she learned as a serial tech entrepreneur.
Donna Peal founded the non-profit Pro Bono Network to make volunteering easy for stay-at-home moms on hiatus from legal careers.
The upstate New York flower farmer is creating a farm and flower business that gives her the life she wants.
Heather Sandford is pursuing a three-legged strategy to grow her New York pig farm and meat business, The Piggery.
Samantha Stephens, founder of OatMeals in New York, is warming bellies and hearts while realizing her long-held dream of transforming oats into an all-day dish.
In New York City’s Rockaway Beach, a fragile entrepreneurial rebirth led largely by women is overcoming the odds — not just surviving but thriving after the storm’s destruction. Why?