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.
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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.
Kristy Allen is no hobbyist beekeeper. Her Beez Kneez has multiple sources of revenue, and a pedal-powered invention is up next.
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.