Her Fashion Brand Empowers Women in Guatemala. 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.
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.
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.”
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.
How a NYC Business Owner (and Dog Lover) Is Coping
For Tania Isenstein of Camp Canine, the pandemic has become an agonizing waiting game.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.