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Women of Color
Video profiles of women of color who are making their way in the world of entrepreneurship.
At Mother Nation, Norine Hill uses cultural traditions to help Native American women recover from abuse and homelessness.
Angie Lozano started Angie’s House to help the less fortunate find affordable housing and rebuild their lives.
How Tatiana Garcia-Granados’ nonprofit enterprise, The Common Market, is bringing healthful food to low-income communities and lifting local farmers’ livelihoods.
The founder and owner of Vida Aire finds the inner strength to keep her business alive through the challenge of severe illness.
How the search for a strategic partner gave the Houston-based owner of Nicholas Earth Printing a new lease on entrepreneurial life.
Angelica Garcia-Dunn’s personal life took a terrible hit. Instead of becoming bitter or giving up, she decided to shake up the Texas freight industry.
The feisty owner of Toronto menswear retailer Gotstyle is mixing and matching old-school service and digital technologies in a bid to survive — and thrive — in an increasingly tough industry.
Scientist Amy Sheng of CellScope is designing a device to help moms diagnose kids’ ear infections.
Shaan Kandawalla pushed gender norms in her native Pakistan. Now, she’s ready to take on the U.S. tech scene.
Pat Law of Goodstuph makes it a habit to be “badass.” This summer, she’s opening a bar.
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.