Angie Lozano started Angie’s House to help the less fortunate find affordable housing and rebuild their lives.
Video profiles of women social entrepreneurs whose for-profit and nonprofit companies make an impact on a pressing social issue. These social entrepreneur examples reveal the range of socially conscious companies women start.
Lynn Julian and Chance Claxton co-founded U Konserve to reduce plastic use and help keep it out of the oceans.
Ann and Jenny Siner’s “cute, clean and current” consignment shops keep used items out of the trash.
Like many young women, Tish Scolnik initially rejected engineering as “nerdy.” Now she’s running a social enterprise that designs wheelchairs for rough terrains.
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.
Anita Saville and Kathy Brough formed Budget Buddies to help homeless women lift themselves out of poverty.
The founder of Chicago-based Open Books has built a high-impact literacy nonprofit by applying everything she learned as a serial tech entrepreneur.
Donna Peel founded the nonprofit Pro Bono Network to make volunteering easy for stay-at-home moms on hiatus from legal careers.
Find out how Traci Phillips got into the business of preserving Mother Earth.