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Women of Color
Video profiles of women of color who are making their way in the world of entrepreneurship.
Judi Henderson-Townsend of Oakland, Calif., has been selling, renting and recycling mannequins for nearly 15 years. This year, she hopes to achieve an elusive goal: Become a million-dollar business.
Adriana Rodriguez, an Austin mom of two, needed more cash flow after she launched a bilingual school.
Latina trailblazer Nina Vaca resurrected her failing tech company and turned it into a major industry player.
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.
Aside from your new look, Ana Perez thinks there’s something else going on in hair salons that can make you feel better.
At 21, Jocelyn Chng took over a family business to provide for her five siblings and grew it to a company that today employs hundreds.
Elizabeth Woods persevered through unbelievable challenges and now thrives as a leading entrepreneur serving up magnificent quiche.
Elim Chew started her company selling imported clothing and accessories after she literally sold the shirt off her back at an incredibly high price.
Adrienne Ma is taking the lessons she learned from her family’s traditional retail business to the web selling luxury items on her high-end e-commerce site.
Rose Yeong ran away from home as a teenager and began selling shoes. She learned the hard way, on the job, and today sells thousands of pairs of shoes each year.
“I have to follow my own passion, not what my parents set out for me,” our 22-year-old intern Christina Wu said after watching Violet Lim’s video on The Story Exchange.
Lyn Lee, founder of Awfully Chocolate, told us her main reason for starting a company was so she could start a family and raise children on her terms. In a way it seems counterintuitive.