These stars of the stage, screen, sports and more are using their platforms to share words of inspiration. We’ve rounded up the quotes that give us a bigger boost than our morning coffee.
The number of women-led social enterprises is growing. These female founders turned ideas into businesses that are getting results.
She Escaped the City for Life on a Farm — and Teaches a Masterclass for Entrepreneurs Who Want to Do the Same
Danielle French of South Pond Farms hosts barn weddings and culinary events. Many women want to launch similar businesses.
Leslie Bradford-Scott built Walton Wood Farm by employing the classic sales tactic of selling on emotion.
Booksellers across the country said they were looking for joy, community and profits when they opened their stores. Some are flourishing.
Angela McIver launched Trapezium Math Club to help boost kids’ math skills. In the U.S., children’s math scores lag far behind their international peers.
Paty Funegra of La Cocina VA has raised $2 million to turn her community kitchen into an incubator, a café and a place of hope for struggling immigrants.
Erin Keaney of Nonspec is on a mission to make prosthetics affordable around the world — and that means using medical-grade plastic.
Janie’s Cakes operates out of a small city in East Texas. But its production is impacted by severe weather around the world and other unexpected challenges.
Julie Kerwin launched I Am Elemental to combat all those hypersexualized girl superheroes. She didn’t anticipate her newfound fans.
Cindy Laba and Marsha Feinberg of Beacon Academy want kids from low-income backgrounds to thrive at the best private high schools.
Claudia Mirza came to the U.S. to reunite with her father. While she’s found success, she says immigration is painful.
Deborah Shore of Sasha Bruce Youthwork has worked with homeless young people for 45 years. The work is not easy.
The former MSNBC TV host, who also runs socially conscious company Goodshop, talks about her career and what excites her.
Dianne Berkun Menaker’s Brooklyn Youth Chorus is tackling everything from race and identity to gender and sexuality — and making students’ voices heard.