Mother Nation Helps Heal Native Women
Girls & Women

A Survivor Uses Sweat Lodges, Talking Circles and Dream Catchers to Bring Healing to Native Women

At Mother Nation, Norine Hill uses cultural traditions to help Native American women recover from abuse and homelessness.

How Art With Heart Founder Steffanie Lorig tackled succession planning and successfully hand her nonprofit over to Heidi Durham.
Working With Kids

How to Retire From Your Mission-Based Baby

Steffanie Lorig, who spent 20 years running Art with Heart, has successfully left the nonprofit she founded. It’s now in Heidi Durham’s capable hands.

Nonprofit Founders

For This CEO, Volunteerism Is as Important as Her Work

Rebecca Thomley’s company offers its employees paid time-off to help in charitable efforts — especially disaster relief. And she’s often first to sign up for a mission.

Social Entrepreneurs

This Fintech Entrepreneur Is Banking on Disaster. Literally.

The looming spectre of a student debt crisis gets Kelly Peeler out of bed every morning. It also inspired her company.

Jennifer Bolstad, landscape architect and founder of Local Office Landscape and Urban Design, helps coastal communities cope with rising sea levels
Environment

This Landscape Architect Is Committed to Saving Coastal Communities

Jennifer Bolstad of Local Office Landscape & Urban Design is taking on the challenge of rising sea levels.

Amanda Austin's Dallas Comedy House
Education

A Rare Woman in the Business of Making You Laugh

Amanda Austin’s Dallas Comedy House is a comedy theater focused on improv, sketch, stand-up and storytelling.

Working With Kids

She’s Bringing Joy to Kids in Poverty

Julia Warren started nonprofit Celebrate! RVA to throw birthday parties for underprivileged children in the Richmond, Va., area.

Amy Hagstrom Miller of Whole Woman’s Health is on a mission to make abortions safe and stigma-free
Health & Wellness

Meet the Abortion Clinic Owner Who Took on Texas

For Amy Hagstrom Miller, providing high-quality reproductive care to women is a mission.

Girls & Women

This Former Military Officer Is Teaching Young Girls to Be Confident

Girl Smarts founder Dianna Flett hopes her leadership workshop series will empower elementary school girls.

Angie Lozano, founder of Angie's House
Nonprofit Founders

For Those In Need of Shelter, This Arizona Entrepreneur Has a Solution

Angie Lozano started Angie’s House to help the less fortunate find affordable housing and rebuild their lives.

Lynn Julian and Chance Claxton of U Konserve
Environment

How School-Lunch Trash Inspired Two Moms to Start an Eco-Cool Business

Lynn Julian and Chance Claxton co-founded U Konserve to reduce plastic use and help keep it out of the oceans.

Ann Siner, founder of My Sister's Closet
Fashion

These Phoenix Sisters Launched a $25 Million Eco-Chic Business

Ann and Jenny Siner’s “cute, clean and current” consignment shops keep used items out of the trash.

Chelsea Harden H.E.A.R.T. Center
Animal Business

This 6-Horse Startup Helps Kids With Special Needs

Chelsea Harden’s The H.E.A.R.T. Center offers therapeutic riding lessons to children with physical, emotional and behavioral challenges.

Danielle Gletow, founder of One Simple Wish
Nonprofit Founders

Meet the New Jersey Mom Granting Foster Kids’ Wishes

Danielle Gletow created One Simple Wish to bring joy to America’s invisible children.

Tish Scolnik, founder of GRIT
Social Entrepreneurs

The Unusual Item That Inspired This Science Entrepreneur’s Career Path

Like many young women, Tish Scolnik initially rejected engineering as “nerdy.” Now she’s running a social enterprise that designs wheelchairs for rough terrains.