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Cleaning Up Our E-Waste Mess

Find out how Traci Phillips got into the business of preserving Mother Earth.
by Colleen DeBaise at The Story Exchange
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How a Car Accident Inspired an Entrepreneur to Think Big

Felena Hanson launched her female-only coworking space after surviving a near-fatal wreck.
by Colleen DeBaise at The Story Exchange
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Batool Mehdi: FYI Magazine — Pop Culture for the Cultured

I wanted to read a magazine that was an ode to pop culture and its ever evolving parameters. I realized there was no magazine out there like this, and that's the genesis of FYI.
by The Story Exchange
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Creating a Billion Dollar Dream
Latina trailblazer Nina Vaca resurrected her failing company and turned it into a major industry player

Creating a Billion Dollar Dream

Latina trailblazer Nina Vaca resurrected her failing tech company and turned it into a major industry player.
by Karin Kamp at The Story Exchange
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TSE Special Series: Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Personal stories from the frontline of the immigration debate. See the latest coverage of our series on The Daily Beast.
by Karin Kamp at The Story Exchange
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Why Women Need Role Models

Here's why women who start businesses matter more than we think.
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We Want to Feature Your Startup Story
TSE has heard from nearly 600 female entrepreneurs since the 1000 Stories project began and is actively seeking more.

Tell Your Story and Showcase Your Business

See what's inspiring women to start their own businesses and tell us your story.
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Living the Dream of Women Helping Women

What is your dream for all women? For women’s leadership and lifestyle expert, Claudia Chan, the answer is clear.
by The Story Exchange
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Refugee, immigrant Woman Entrepreneur Nada Kiblawi

From Refugee Camp to Successful Entrepreneur

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.
by Karin Kamp at The Story Exchange
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Judi Townsend: Woman Entrepreneur Cashes in on Body Parts

The founder of Mannequin Maddness has been selling, renting and recycling mannequins for nearly 15 years.

Business: Recycling & Reuse

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Lyn Lee: For Love of Chocolate and Children

The Singapore baker's love of chocolate inspired her to start a company that sold just one product.


Business: Baking Franchise

by The Story Exchange
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Immigrant Makes Peace, Near and Far

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.
by Karin Kamp at The Story Exchange
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Tips for Running a Lean Business

Laura Zander, who started Jimmy Beans Wool as a hobby and turned it into a multi-million dollar business, offers advice on how to grow with limited funds.
by Karin Kamp at The Story Exchange
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Joy Opfer: Woman Entrepreneur Turns Steel into Eco-Jewelry

The San Francisco businesswoman left her internet job to return to her steel industry roots and hand craft eco-jewelry, now worn by top celebrities.

Business: Hand-made Jewelry

by The Story Exchange
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A Safe Haven for Women: The Beauty of the Hair Salon

Aside from your new look, there's something else going on in hair salons that can make you feel better.
by Karin Kamp at The Story Exchange
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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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Jocelyn Chng: Woman Entrepreneur Who’s Tough as Nails

At 21, Jocelyn took over a family business to provide for her five siblings and grew it to a company that today employs hundreds.

Business: Global Food Manufacturing

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Finding Upsides in the Economic Downturn

Problems can be opportunities – if you look for them that is. For small business owners, there's been plenty of soul searching as a result of the great recession.
by Karin Kamp at The Story Exchange
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Puifung Leung: Social Entrepreneur Pays A Fair Price

Puifung is on a mission to make trade more equitable. She pays farmers a fair price for their crops, which she uses to make drinks and snacks.

Business: Fair Trade Food

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