There’s no reason to fear change. Laura Stachel of We Care Solar describes how a devastating disappointment led to the most fulfilling chapter of her life.
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What happens when a beekeeper, a bike mechanic and beverages get together? Behold the Honey Cycle.
In this podcast, we explore the plight of the bee and talk to Kristy Allen, a beekeeper and advocate who is running a thriving business, The Beez Kneez, in Minneapolis.
Dianne Berkun Menaker’s Brooklyn Youth Chorus is tackling everything from race and identity to gender and sexuality — and making students’ voices heard.
What do you do when loss upends your life? Scarlett Lewis’s nonprofit aims to prevent school shootings by bringing social and emotional learning to schools.
Pam Marrone of Marrone Bio Innovations has a unique way to stand out. It’s a clever small business marketing strategy, too.
Rana Dajani of We Love Reading has transformed a tiny nonprofit into a sprawling social enterprise. Here’s how she got funders to come to her.
It turns out that Jennifer Fitzgerald of Policygenius is a fan of American history.
Did you know that opening a book for the joy of it floods us with good feelings? Rana Dajani created We Love Reading to foster a love of reading in young people.
Need good ideas for Christmas presents for kids? We’ve got you covered. Our judges proclaimed these products fun, original and perfect for the holidays.
In a conversation at Policygenius’s new office, CEO Jennifer Fitzgerald talks about her entrepreneurial journey — and why she’s built an insurance platform only a millennial could love.
When Pain Derailed This Doctor’s Career, She Started a $5 Million Nonprofit That Saves Pregnant Women’s Lives Around the World
Laura Stachel co-founded We Care Solar, which makes solar suitcases that light deliveries in health centers where electricity is scarce.
In Seattle, Norine Hill, who is a member of the Oneida Nation of the Thames, has founded Mother Nation to help women out of abusive situations and bring them culturally appropriate services so they can rediscover their strength.
After setbacks and scandal, Pamela Marrone of Marrone Bio Innovations is staging a comeback developing alternatives to dangerous pesticides.
Sure, you could have a safe and secure job in any old profession. But if you’re looking to make an impact, consider starting a social enterprise.