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.
Video profiles about women immigrants who’ve found economic opportunity through business ownership — and added to the richness of their new homes.
Claudia Mirza came to the U.S. to reunite with her father. While she’s found success, she says immigration is painful.
How Tatiana Garcia-Granados’ nonprofit enterprise, The Common Market, is bringing healthful food to low-income communities and lifting local farmers’ livelihoods.
At Road Twenty-Two, founded by Iranian immigrant Fif Ghobadian in San Francisco, women who served time in prison get a second chance.
Delia Viader finds a better business model after her entire inventory goes up in smoke.
Shaan Kandawalla pushed gender norms in her native Pakistan. Now, she’s ready to take on the U.S. tech scene.
Lucy Postins sells ‘human-grade’ pet food, meaning you could grab a spoon and eat it with your pooch.
Xiaoning Wang of ChinaSprout is working to turnaround her educational-products company.
Alma Jadallah seeks to broker peace between Middle Eastern communities in a post-Arab Spring world.
Alison Chung has parlayed a phenomenal gift for numbers into a computer forensics firm.
Ati Okelo Williams says she felt fearful making the change but has seen her real estate listings triple.
Adriana Rodriguez, an Austin mom of two, needed more cash flow after she launched a bilingual school.
Sheela Murthy was an unsympathetic boss. A walkout forced her to change.
Nada Kiblawi was born in a refugee camp, lived through a few wars and finally found safe haven and economic independence as an entrepreneur in the U.S.