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Posts by Colleen DeBaise
Inspiring Girls to Be Tech Entrepreneurs
A new program aims to catch young women before they’re dissuaded from STEM fields.
Meet the 25-Year-Old Powerhouse Behind Malala Fund
Shiza Shahid quit her corporate job to advocate for girls’ education.
From Corporate Employee to Entrepreneur
In today’s New York Times, Kimberly Dobbins tells us how she quit her day job and launched a snack-bar company.
Why Entrepreneurs Should Never Be Satisfied
In our continuing series with the New York Times, we talk to Pat Law of Singapore. “Know that you can do better,” she says.
The Flip Side of Fearlessness
In our continuing series with the New York Times, we look at what happens when you take a chance — and something goes wrong.
Plum Alley: Connecting Women With Money
Women’s ventures are often underfunded. Deborah Jackson’s crowdfunding platform is trying to change that.
Why We Care About Female Chefs
In our continuing series with the New York Times, we look at two women in the kitchen: Jody Adams and Ana Sortun, who own restaurants in Boston.
The Challenges of Starting an Urban Winery
Forget rain or bugs. Lysanne Tusar, who makes wine in Hong Kong, has landlord problems.
The Long Journey to Market for an All-Natural Snack Bar
Seven years after a corporate sabbatical inspired Simple Squares, Kimberly Dobbins is close to turning a profit.
Who’s Better in Business — Men or Women?
A revealing question in a new report underscores the bias that female entrepreneurs encounter.
A Social Media Agency Takes an Edgy Approach
Pat Law of Goodstuph makes it a habit to be “badass.” This summer, she’s opening a bar.
From Dishwasher to Head Chef
Ana Sortun, who owns three restaurants in greater Boston, discusses her rise in the kitchen.
A Woman in the Kitchen
Chef Jody Adams counts Julia Child as her mentor. She talks about rising to the top of the male-dominated restaurant business.
Meet 10 Young Women to Watch in 2014
The Story Exchange’s first-ever list of promising young female entrepreneurs shows a generation that is blowing through barriers.