Erin Keaney of Nonspec is on a mission to make prosthetics affordable around the world — and that means using medical-grade plastic.
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Paty Funegra of La Cocina VA has raised $2 million to turn her community kitchen into an incubator, a café and a place of hope for struggling immigrants.
Janie’s Cakes operates out of a small city in East Texas. But its production is impacted by severe weather around the world and other unexpected challenges.
Julie Kerwin launched I Am Elemental to combat all those hypersexualized girl superheroes. She didn’t anticipate her newfound fans.
Cindy Laba and Marsha Feinberg of Beacon Academy want kids from low-income backgrounds to thrive at the best private high schools.
Jules Pieri co-founded The Grommet, a marketplace for “maker” products — and overcame being turned down by 250 venture capitalists.
The Story Exchange releases its list of powerful 50+ women entrepreneurs who launched companies later in life.
Leslie Polizzotto left lawyering and Los Angeles to start a New York City doughnut shop that’s winning rave reviews for its unusual treats.
Near the shores of a Canadian lake, Leslie Bradford-Scott of Walton Wood Farm is growing a home-based multimillion-dollar business.
Claudia Mirza came to the U.S. to reunite with her father. While she’s found success, she says immigration is painful.
Deborah Shore of Sasha Bruce Youthwork has worked with homeless young people for 45 years. The work is not easy.
Childhood trauma is on the rise in today’s world of school shootings, natural disaster and terrorist attacks. Art With Heart helps kids cope, in a surprisingly simple way.
The former MSNBC TV host, who also runs socially conscious company Goodshop, talks about her career and what excites her.
Amy Hagstrom Miller of Whole Woman’s Health says monumental setbacks are just a cost of doing business.
We asked women entrepreneurs how the longest government shutdown in the nation’s history is affecting their businesses.