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When You Wish Upon a Seed

Genevieve Morganstern sells goods made by women artisans in the Amazon, such as this necklace pictured above, through her online marketplace Nayariva.

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Mom Designs Napkin for a Waste-Free Lunch

Eco-conscious parents will be just as thrilled as our TSE Gift Guide editors to try out these quirky paperless napkins.


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A Cosmetic Bag to Keep Girls in the Game

Our TSE Gift Guide editors were blown away by Katie Rock’s water-resistant bag which makes a bold statement in both look and deed.


12 Holiday Gifts That Give Back

From puppy-saving chocolate to rainforest-friendly necklaces, we’ve curated a list of “gifts with a mission” made by female entrepreneurs.


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The Women Behind Elf on a Shelf

Carol Aebersold and daughters Chanda Bell and Christa Pitts maxed out their credit cards to start a business that’s disrupted the holiday season.

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Infusing a Business With a Global Spirit

TSE’s special report in today’s New York Times features Adriana Rodriguez of Austin, whose school teaches children to be quadrilingual.


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A Colorful Apron Ties Sustainability with Fun

Patrice Wynne’s fiesta-inspired frock, made by the family of seamstresses pictured above, livened up the prospect of cooking for our TSE Gift Guide editors.

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An Ancient Fabric with a Modern Mission

Chitra Gopalakrishnan’s environmentally friendly towels impressed our Gift Guide editors and dried up spills in a flash.