How Tatiana Garcia-Granados’ nonprofit enterprise, The Common Market, is bringing healthful food to low-income communities and lifting local farmers' livelihoods.
The path for immigrants is getting more treacherous. Fortunately, immigrant women entrepreneurs display deep wells of resiliency, not to mention goodwill, our ongoing coverage shows.
At Road Twenty-Two, founded by Iranian immigrant Fif Ghobadian in San Francisco, women who served time in prison get a second chance.
Immigrant women entrepreneurs face many challenges as they enter the business world. But are these challenges always disadvantages? Can they become advantages?
All business owners can benefit from embracing immigrant values, which provide a strong groundwork for entrepreneurial hustle.
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?
Alison Chung parlays a phenomenal gift for numbers into a successful computer-forensics firm.
La Cocina in San Francisco is helping working-class immigrants and women of color launch food-focused ventures.
In part two of our interview with Valdez, she breaks down the homogenization of Hispanic female entrepreneurs and examines traditions that impact their startup stories.
Delia Viader finds a better business model after her entire inventory goes up in smoke.
Shaan Kandawalla pushed gender norms in her native Pakistan. Now, she's ready to take on the U.S. tech scene.
Inspired by a roadtrip and motivated by immigrant parents, Polina Raygorodskaya creates Wanderu.
Claudia Chan of S.H.E. Summit talks about the HuffPo founder's new campaign to prioritize well-being.
Sheela Murthy, an Indian immigrant, talks about how she started one of the world’s most visited law sites and how an early role model shaped her career.
Penelope Shihab, a biotech entrepreneur, gets the main ingredient for her Skinue line from camels owned by Dubai's royal family.
Xiaoning Wang of ChinaSprout is working to turnaround her educational-products company.
Alma Jadallah seeks to broker peace between Middle Eastern communities in a post-Arab Spring world.
Alison Chung has parlayed a phenomenal gift for numbers into a computer forensics firm.
Ati Okelo Williams says she felt fearful making the change but has seen her real estate listings triple.
Adriana Rodriguez, an Austin mom of two, needed more cash flow after she launched a bilingual school.
Business groups met with House lawmakers this week to get a bill on the floor by year’s end. We take another look at what immigration reform could do for women entrepreneurs.
Latina trailblazer Nina Vaca resurrected her failing tech company and turned it into a major industry player.
An accidental entrepreneur grows a niche business close to her roots.
Sheela Murthy was an unsympathetic boss. A walkout forced her to change.
Personal stories from the frontline of the immigration debate. See the latest coverage of our series on The Daily Beast.
Ati Okelo Williams started DC Home Buzz to help homebuyers understand the market and financial information to find the best homes for their families.
Nada Kiblawi was born in a refugee camp, lived through a few wars and finally found safe haven and economic independence as an entrepreneur in the U.S.
In the coming months The Story Exchange will be joining the national conversation on immigration reform by telling the personal stories of immigrant entrepreneurs. Watch the first profile in our new series.
A closer look at immigrant women entrepreneurs and what an immigration reform could mean for them and America's future.
Aside from your new look, there's something else going on in hair salons that can make you feel better.
More than any other time, we are now seeing an environment conducive to the growth of immigrant women entrepreneurship.
Nola Andaya-Milani, a Filipina entrepreneur and founder of the Migrentrepreneur Woman Blog is a guest blogger for The Story Exchange. She will be exploring topics related to immigrant women entrepreneurship.
When we hear the words "Thai restaurant owner," how many people picture a man? Today, however, more and more immigrant women are taking up such entrepreneurial endeavors.