At a recent release for her book, “My Body,” model, entrepreneur and now author Emily Ratajkowski shared why she opened up about her past sexual assaults.
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Her Crime Scene Clean-Up Biz is Facing the Same Old Sexist Problems
Laura Spaulding’s biohazard cleaning franchise, Spaulding Decon, is a multimillion-dollar venture with locations throughout the nation. VCs still won’t play ball.
Apply Now for Our 2022 ‘More Beautiful World’ Gift Guide
Does your business sell a product or service that makes life better? Then apply by Oct. 31 to be potentially featured in our annual gift guide.
NOAA’s New Chief Scientist on Preparing for Climate’s Biggest Perils
We spoke with Sarah Kapnick from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration — and it’s not as depressing as it sounds.
7 Motivational Quotes from Awesome Latinx Entrepreneurs
Need a boost? For Hispanic Heritage Month, we’re sharing inspirational words from successful entrepreneurs in this 2 million-strong community.
This Organization Fights to Get Domestic Workers’ Rights on Ballots and in Bills
Care in Action, a women-led nonprofit, wants to make sure domestic workers – most of them women of color and immigrants – “get their fair share.”
The Ultimate Back-to-School Playlist for Anxious Moms (Like Me)
Nervous about, say, leaving your crying child at preschool? So are we. Here are 7 motivational songs to help you regroup, recenter and recover from drop-off.
Here Are 7 Books by Women Authors for Your Fall Reading List
New works by literary heavy hitters such as Ling Ma and Annie Proulx are on our radar.
Yes, It’s Been Over 2 Years. But We Still Need Covid Guidance, Say Business Owners
Covid mitigation is now highly individualized, with guidance and even case numbers now harder than ever to track.
No Shirt, No Mask, No Service, Say These Business Owners
As states repeal mandates and the CDC eases its Covid-related recommendations, these entrepreneurs are keeping their masks – and mask policies – firmly in place.
Solar Lantern Designer on Clinton Series ‘Gutsy’ Lights Way for Other Entrepreneurs
Alice Chun had a fortuitous meeting with Hillary Clinton in 2017 — and soon she’ll star in a new Apple TV+ series.
This Candidate is Fighting for Arizonans’ Rights. She Gets That From Her Family
The matriarchs in Lorena Austin’s life taught her the value of hard work. Now, she’s using that drive to run for a State House seat.
How I Work Now: ‘I Definitely Prefer In-Office, In-Person’
At Becky’s Pet Care, pet sitters tend to dogs, cats and other pandemic pets in the field. But founder Becky O’Neil’s admin team meets face-to-face.
Becoming a New Mom Gave This Ed Tech Entrepreneur New Drive
Melissa Cash’s belief in her product powered her through closing a $3 million seed round for her educational company, Pok Pok, days after the birth of her son.
This Aussie Entrepreneur Promises Human-Like Tech to Better Run Your Home
Move over, Alexa. Liesl Yearsley wants Akin to be an empathetic, more female-focused version of big tech’s home devices.