A digital project showcasing entrepreneurial women around the world.


Growing Carol’s Daughter in a Brooklyn Kitchen

Beauty entrepreneur Lisa Price talks about startup up, superstar backers and other secrets of success.

Starting a Pickle Company From Scratch

Jenny Fulton of Miss Jenny’s Pickles talks about exporting to China, her role model Sara Blakely and why she gets everything in writing.
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Why Arianna Huffington Inspires Me

Claudia Chan of S.H.E. Summit talks about the HuffPo founder's new campaign to prioritize well-being.

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Military Mom’s ‘KinderJam’ Program Inspired by Autistic Son

El Brown, a teacher by training, developed classes that emphasize individual learning. She’s expanded to 15 states and 10 countries.
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Tory Burch: Think of Negativity as Noise

Fashion powerhouse Tory Burch talks to Claudia Chan about ignoring the skeptics who initially criticized her business.

Making the Next Move a Success

Social entrepreneur Nancy Lublin talks to Claudia Chan about why she left her startup Dress for Success to turn around a flailing company.

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Elevating Millennial Women in the Workplace

Caroline Ghosn of Levo League talks to Claudia Chan about trying to help young women launch their careers.
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Helping Women Survivors of War

Zainab Salbi talks to Claudia Chan about how an image of rape camps led her to start Women for Women International.
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Jane Wurwand on Redefining Skincare

Jane Wurwand of Dermologica is on a mission to change the way women think about their skin. She talks to lifestyle expert Claudia Chan.


Helping Women Find Their Calling

Suparna Bhasin of She Creates Change teaches women how to discover their true passion. She talks to lifestyle expert Claudia Chan.
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Dee Poku on Inspiring the Next Generation of Women Leaders

The former Hollywood studio executive talks to lifestyle expert Claudia Chan about launching a global conference for women leaders.

Bobbi Brown on the Business of Beauty

The makeup artist turned millionaire entrepreneur talks to Claudia Chan about hard work, under-eye concealer and what truly makes a woman beautiful.


Fostering Female Social Entrepreneurs

Longtime activist Servane Mouazan says women are drawn to mission-based businesses. She hopes her London network will help thousands grow their social enterprises.
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See Our Gift Guide on MSNBC’s ‘Your Business’

Colleen DeBaise, our director of digital media, presented our list of socially conscious stocking stuffers made by female entrepreneurs.
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Joi Gordon on Dressing Disadvantaged Women for Success

One-time prosecutor Joi Gordon quit the legal profession to lead nonprofit Dress for Success. She talks to lifestyle expert Claudia Chan about how a suit can change a woman's life.

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Ingrid Vanderveldt on Overcoming Self-Doubt and Empowering Others

High-profile entrepreneur Ingrid Vanderveldt talks to women's lifestyle expert Claudia Chan about her own challenges and her plan to help the world's female entrepreneurs

An Entrepreneur Turns a Passion for Baking Into a Cookie Empire

Women's lifestyle expert Claudia Chan talks to baker extraordinaire Eleni Gianopulos about cookies, motherhood and happiness.
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Knitter Turns Hobby Into a Multi-Million $ Business

By keeping an eye on the bottom line, Laura Zander has grown her tiny idea into a major success.

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Video Profile: Watch Hong Kong’s Queen of Restaurants

Watch how one woman built a successful restaurant empire in one of the most competitive food capitals.
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Employing the Unemployable: A Jordanian Engineer’s Story

When Jordanian entrepreneur, Nermin Fawzi Saad, was looking for a handful of female engineers to join her new company, she received 700 resumes.
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Entrepreneur Helps Indigenous Women Stitch Up Their Daughters’ Future

“No one believed indigenous women could be international entrepreneurs – not even their own husbands.” Read and WATCH how Ruth DeGolia proved everyone wrong.

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Young Entrepreneur Finds Her Fashion in Furniture

As a young woman, Hanny Lerner did something that most would find impossible; she broke away from her family, friends and tight knit community.
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How Women Entrepreneurs Can Catch Up to Their Male Counterparts

Even though women are starting businesses at a higher rate then the national average, they contribute only 4% of the U.S. revenue. Count Me In CEO Nell Merlino is determined to change that.
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Erica Diamond: “Family Comes Before Business”

Erica Diamond, founder of WomenOnTheFence.com shares how she balances work and family as a mompreneur and why we all need a good support network to keep our energy high.