Kristie Arslan of Women Impacting Public Policy thinks education and reform are key in improving access.
We've interviewed hundreds of successful women entrepreneurs about their small business journeys and what they learned along the way. Read the stories of inspiring startup founders, mid-stage strivers and established business leaders. Learn from the experiences of women business owners of every age working in every industry, from around the world. Discover the many paths women are taking to build great companies, break through barriers and cultivate economic and social good. Get ready! These everyday role models may well inspire you to start your own business, or give you killer ideas for growing the one you have. You may even feel inspired to share your startup story with us.
Julia Pimsleur of Little Pim: A New Language Learning Program for Kids
“I discovered was that there were no high quality education materials for teaching toddlers a foreign language, so I set out to create them for myself.”
A Fashion Brand Keeps Its Sewing in the US
Jan Erickson of Janska is trying a lean manufacturing strategy to produce her American-made apparel.
Don’t Let Your Mind Hold You Back
Women business owners talk about how they pushed past their own mental roadblocks.
Flourishing at Food Markets
Continuing our coverage of female food entrepreneurs, we talked to women at Smorgasburg and Union Square Greenmarket.
A Feast of Opportunities
Positivity and entrepreneurial spirit meet at open-air food markets, making them a welcome place for women business owners.
Fiscally Confident Female Entrepreneurs
A look at women business owners who have always been free of finance-related anxieties.
Bouncing Back From Failure
Beginning again when your first entrepreneurial endeavor goes under.
One female entrepreneur talked with us about pre-launch jitters. An expert explains how to avoid them.
Overcoming Uncertainty – With a Little Help
How a support system helped several female entrepreneurs through money struggles.
Meet the 25-Year-Old Powerhouse Behind Malala Fund
Shiza Shahid quit her corporate job to advocate for girls’ education.
From Corporate Employee to Entrepreneur
In today’s New York Times, Kimberly Dobbins tells us how she quit her day job and launched a snack-bar company.
Finding Financial Assistance
A brief list of resources for women seeking money-related information and empowerment.
Why Entrepreneurs Should Never Be Satisfied
In our continuing series with the New York Times, we talk to Pat Law of Singapore. “Know that you can do better,” she says.
6 Quotes to Kickstart Entrepreneurial Instinct
Claudia Chan of S.H.E. Summit shares a list of inspiring quotes from this year’s event.