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Her Fashion Brand Empowers Women in Guatamala. Now, She’s Fighting for Change at U.S. Border

After 15 years running Mercado Global, Ruth Álvarez-DeGolia is taking on a bigger role to aid immigrant families from Central America.

In this video, Ruth Álvarez-DeGolia shares the startup story of Mercado Global, her social enterprise that helps women in Guatemala run their own businesses and earn enough income to send their kids to school. (Video credit: Sue Williams)

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Long Before Plastic Bag Bans, She Made the Original Eco-Friendly Sack

If you now carry around a reusable shopping bag, you probably have Sharon Rowe to thank.

Watch Sharon Rowe of Eco-Bags Products Inc. tell her startup story. (Video credit: Sue Williams)

Bat Haus

A Brooklyn Business — and Its Founder — Get a Pandemic Makeover

Natalie Chan of Bat Haus has seen positive change, despite a challenging year: “It’s almost like a gift.”

In this video, Natalie Chan shares her startup story and talks about the challenges of running her business, Bat Haus in New York City, during the pandemic. (Video credit: Sue Williams)

Jessica Schreiber of Fabscrap

Meet the Fashion ‘Trash Nerd’ Who’s Won Money and Love from Vogue

Jessica Schreiber left New York’s sanitation department to launch Fabscrap. She’s still reselling textile waste, despite the pandemic.

In this video, Jessica Schreiber shares her startup story and talks about the challenges of running her business, Fabscrap in New York City, during the pandemic. (Video credit: Sue Williams)

Camp Caninie

How a NYC Business Owner (and Dog Lover) Is Coping

For Tania Isenstein of Camp Canine, the pandemic has become an agonizing waiting game.

In this video, Tania Isenstein shares her startup story and talks about the challenges of running her business, Camp Canine in New York City, during the pandemic. (Video credit: Sue Williams)

The Negg

A Small Inventor Turns ‘Granny Thug’ to Take on Counterfeiters

Bonnie Tyler invented the Negg to peel eggs. She never anticipated counterfeiters on Amazon were waiting to pounce.

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10 Time Management Tips for Working Remotely

Months into the pandemic, many of us are still working from home. Here’s advice from expert Barbara Weltman.

KETOS

Her Startup Aims to Make Water Safer and Cleaner

Meena Sankaran is the founder of Ketos, a water analytics startup that aims to detect toxins and leaks in the water supply.

Watch how Meena Sankaran started Ketos to make water cleaner. (Video credit: Sue Williams)

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As a Black Business Owner, She Hid Her Ethnicity. ‘It’s What I Felt I Needed to Do’

Judi Henderson, owner of Mannequin Madness, now hopes for a sea change for Black people in the business world.

Watch Mannequin Madness's startup story. (Video credit: Sue Williams)

The Grommet

A Champion for Makers Reports Sales Spike, But Still Worries About Amazon

Jules Pieri started The Grommet to spotlight original products made by small businesses. But she believes many makers will shutter because of their dependence on Amazon.

Watch The Grommet's startup story. (Video credit: Sue Williams)

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Want to Launch a Business From Home? Here Are 9 Socially Distanced Startup Ideas

Think entrepreneurship might be for you? Now could be the time to find out. Here are small business ideas you can launch while quarantined.

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Baby Horses Are Still Being Born: Running a Horse Sanctuary During Coronavirus

For Lynn Hummer, founder of Pregnant Mare Rescue, her work continues amidst shelter-in-place orders.

Watch Pregnant Mare Rescue's startup story. (Video credit: Sue Williams)

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Books to Keep Your Mind Sharp During the Pandemic

The Story Exchange staff shares recommendations for women entrepreneurs seeking feminist reads to pass the time.

Colleen DeBaise, executive editor of The Story Exchange, shares staff-selected books that make for inspiring reads right now for women by women authors. (Video credit: Christina Kelly)

Trapezium Math

3 Mission-Driven Women Entrepreneurs Share What Inspired Them to Start

The number of women-led social enterprises is growing. These female founders turned ideas into businesses that are getting results.

In this video, learn how three socially conscious entrepreneurs were inspired to start their businesses. (Credit: Christina Kelly)

South Pond Farms

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.

Watch South Pond Farms startup story. (Video credit: Sue Williams)

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