With the Olympics devolving into a dystopian mess, we’re also losing the biggest viewing platform for women’s sports.
Posts by Colleen DeBaise
On a 21-Year Mission in Minneapolis to Make ‘Beer That Gives Back’
Jacquie Berglund has steered Finnegans through the years – and more recently, the pandemic and social unrest – to sell craft beers that fight food insecurity.
My #DryJanuary Is Almost Over. But Will I Continue?
The Story Exchange’s editor takes booze-free alternatives for a spin: CBD beverages, adaptogen cocktails and de-alcoholized cannabis wine.
A CEO Explains What’s It Really Like to Work in Public Health
Anne Kauffman Nolon of Sun River Health is navigating the pandemic and reflecting on a 45-year career that’s “never boring.”
The Story Exchange’s 10 Most Popular Videos of 2021
From small business ideas to inspirational stories of women entrepreneurs, these were our most widely watched videos this year.
Announcing the Winners of Our Women in Science Incentive Prize
Five innovative female scientists will receive grants of $5,000 each to continue their work related to climate change and the water crisis.
Cleaning Up Storm Water — and Shaking Up the Water Industry
In Milwaukee, Paige Peters has built a patent-pending technology that treats wastewater 16 times faster than conventional methods.
An Urban Farmer Reflects on Food Justice, Black Dirt and Leaving the Bronx Behind
Karen Washington, who coined the term ‘food apartheid,’ is passing the torch to a new generation.
Listen to ‘Healing With Animals’ Podcast
An hour south of Boston, Debra White is helping animals (and people) heal at her 17-acre Winslow Farm.
Meghan Markle Joins Fight for Paid Leave for Caregivers
The Duchess of Sussex pens letter to Congress on behalf of #paidleaveforall.
Recycling Fashion’s Cast-Offs
Meet the former New York City Sanitation Department employee who found a way to salvage the fashion industry’s textile scraps.
A Boston Doctor Opens a Clinic to Help the Pandemic’s Most Vulnerable Homeless Women
Roseanna Means of Health Care Without Walls offers a new way to care for a female population with unique needs.
Meet the Abortion Clinic Owner Who Took on Texas
For Amy Hagstrom Miller, providing high-quality reproductive care to women is a mission.
‘Be Quiet, Be Calm, Pray’: How Afghan Women Are Dealing With the Taliban Takeover
As a desperate situation continues in Afghanistan, women wait to see what their future holds and international women’s groups call for aid.
Why Investor-Backed Startups Are (Finally) Tackling the $600 Billion Menopause Market
There’s a sea change happening in women’s wellness, with startups like Womaness, Kindra and Joylux focusing on older women’s needs.