Iman Zawahry grew up on ’80s American comedies, which featured almost no people of color. Now, she’s portraying her own culture on screen.
Posts by Corinne Lestch
A Promising Cultural Exchange Program for Ukrainian Youth Grinds to Halt
Katerina Manoff, who runs ENGin from Connecticut, is now trying to connect students to U.S. news media.
This Eco-Friendly Company Stays Ahead of the Curve with Compostable Home Goods
Repurpose launched well before sustainability became a buzzword, and the veteran company is still ahead of the game.
Netflix Is Elevating More Women to Ranks of Leaders
The streaming giant is taking diversity in its leadership seriously, according to a new report.
NASA Astronaut to Be First Black Woman on Extended Space Mission
Once she launches, Jessica Watkins will photograph the Earth’s surface and conduct a host of scientific studies.
Women-Owned Restaurants Try to Plan for a Post-Pandemic Future. It’s Not Easy
Women restaurateurs across the country are battling multiple fronts as they try to envision the future of dining.
A Child Care Startup Aims to Help Parents Still Navigating a Pandemic
Brella founders Darien Williams and Melanie Wolff are reimagining what child care can look like in an age of pivots.
This Baby Food Company Just Raised $67 Million Via a Female-Led Group of Investors
Yumi, which offers a range of organic baby food, announced a new Series B funding round that stands out from the crowd.
Naomi Osaka, Kamala Harris Top Our List of Newsmakers in 2021
From sports to science and everything in between, these women have come out on top in their fields and inspired us along the way.
A Foreign Film About Women Making Jam Makes a Surprisingly Strong Statement
Director Blerta Basholli of Kosovo talks about her award-winning film, Hive, which explores a mother’s persistence in an oppressed country.
A Fashion Entrepreneur Who Works with Immigrants Gets a Times Square Billboard
Ngozi Okaro left law and a job at Yale to teach immigrant women about sustainable fashion and business practices.
Frida Kahlo Joins Top-Selling Women Artists with $34.9 Million Sotheby’s Sale
Kahlo cements her legacy with “Diego and I,” which recently sold at auction.
Indigenous Women Entrepreneurs Win $850,000 Google Impact Grant
The University of Montana’s startup incubator will use the money to support Native women business owners.
10 Tips on How to Have a Sane Thanksgiving, from “The Art of Mingling” Author
Dreading the holiday this year? Here are some conversation dos and don’ts from bestselling author Jeanne Martinet.
‘You’re at the Mercy of When Things Finally Get Off the Boat’
Small businesses are grappling with supply chain issues, just as the holiday season approaches.