Kristy Allen is no hobbyist beekeeper. Her Beez Kneez has multiple sources of revenue, and a pedal-powered invention is up next.
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Kate Curran took a series of calculated steps to make a midlife career change and rediscover her purpose.
Colleen DeBaise, author of two books on entrepreneurship, provides advice on small business marketing strategies.
#ResistList: Kirsten Curry left the high seas to start her small business, Leading Retirement Solutions. And she’s not liking what she’s seeing.
#ResistList: Rita Robert Otu of Beau Haven Farms is helping rural women grow and sell vitamin A-rich cassava — and changing their lives in the process.
#ResistList: Paula Clark runs an alternative parenting group that is interested in baby food, onesies and overthrowing the patriarchy.
Kelly Peeler of NextGenVest has developed a text-based platform to educate Generation Z on the perils of student loans.
Rana Dajani has raised millions of dollars, trained thousands of volunteers, and worked with an estimated 100,000 kids to foster a love of reading.
Jennifer Bolstad of Local Office Landscape and Urban Design is taking on the challenge of rising sea levels.
Around the world, girls miss school because of stigmas about menstruation, or because they don’t have feminine-hygiene supplies. Days for Girls wants to change that.
Amy Hagstrom Miller of Whole Woman’s Health is on a mission to make abortions safe and stigma-free. The journey has taken her to the Supreme Court.
At Mother Nation, Norine Hill uses cultural traditions to help Native American women recover from abuse and homelessness.
A girl’s self-confidence peaks when she’s 9 years old. Ret. Lieutenant Colonal Dianna Flett is using her military training to run leadership workshops, dubbed Girl Smarts, for girls in 4th and 5th grades.
Steffanie Lorig, who spent 20 years running Art with Heart, has successfully left the nonprofit she founded. It’s now in Heidi Durham’s capable hands.
Rebecca Thomley’s company offers its employees paid time-off to help in charitable efforts — especially disaster relief. And she’s often first to sign up for a mission.