Like many young women, Tish Scolnik initially rejected engineering as “nerdy.” Now she’s running a social enterprise that designs wheelchairs for rough terrains.
How Tatiana Garcia-Granados’ nonprofit enterprise, The Common Market, is bringing healthful food to low-income communities and lifting local farmers’ livelihoods.
Teresa and Laurin Hodge’s nonprofit, Mission: Launch, is helping women return to the workforce after prison — as Teresa, herself, once struggled to do — and to launch their own businesses.
At Road Twenty-Two, founded by Iranian immigrant Fif Ghobadian in San Francisco, women who served time in prison get a second chance.
Harleen Kaur is a former NASA engineer and Rolls-Royce executive. But growing her mobile social-networking company, uCiC, has been her biggest challenge yet.
Anita Saville and Kathy Brough formed Budget Buddies to help homeless women lift themselves out of poverty.
The founder and owner of Vida Aire finds the inner strength to keep her business alive through the challenge of severe illness.
Mary Molina, founder of Lola Granola, turned her snacks from a homemade delight to a product seen in thousands of stores throughout the United States. How can others succeed the same way?
The founder of Chicago-based Simple Squares is looking to take her healthy snack bars beyond the specialty-food market and out to the masses.
Jamie Wright is helping cancer patients struggling with hair loss by providing them with free wigs — and is honoring her late mother at the same time.
The owner of Awfully Chocolate has navigated a few bumps during her entrepreneurial journey, but her Singapore company is still going strong.
The female entrepreneurs behind Republic Restoratives, a distillery in Washington, D.C., are hopeful that equity crowdfunding will help them expand their venture.
The San Diego entrepreneur says her company, Hera Hub, will touch 20,000 women entrepreneurs — just not the way she originally planned.
The owner of three popular Boston-area eateries has set her sights on two complementary business opportunities that feed her entrepreneurial appetites and share her love for great food.
The owner of Becky’s Pet Care found long-term success by figuring out when to make changes, and when to stick with what has worked.