Joy Opfer, one of the entrepreneurs we profiled, has major discounts on her eco-friendly jewelry collection worn by celebrities.
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.
“No one believed indigenous women could be international entrepreneurs – not even their own husbands.” Read and WATCH how Ruth DeGolia proved everyone wrong.
Feminism is defined as “the theory of the political, economic and social equality of the sexes.” That definition got me thinking, what would society look like if the word “theory” was taken out of the definition and women had perfect equality.
I am a dog lover, a fair-weather surfer, a passionate paddle boarder and a modern-day alchemist perfumer obsessed with rare and pure scent.
There is a movement brewing among young people who are waking up to the problems around them and taking action in meaningful, effective ways. Learn more about Talia, who mobilized kids to raise $10 million for Hurricane Katrina Relief.
Erica Diamond, founder of WomenOnTheFence.com shares how she balances work and family as a mompreneur and why we all need a good support network to keep our energy high.
Audra Fordin is determined to defy stereotypes and she’s not afraid to get dirty along the way. This feisty mother of three rolls gamely under any broken car and fixes it better than many men.
In this interview, author Maseena Ziegler shares her observations about entrepreneurship in Hong Kong and about the power women who run these businesses.
What to do with those old bras stuffed in the back of your drawer? Watch how a suburban mom is using them to save women from sex trafficking.
Amber Williams is so hyped up about the upcoming Summer Olympics in London that she’s put a digital countdown clock on her website. A gymnast since she was seven, Amber started her Michigan-based business Power in Motion Gymnastics and Fitness, at 21.
It might sound corny but watching Rose Yeong convey this simple message carries meaning. As a child growing up in Malaysia Rose’s father didn’t believe girls deserved a lot, so she ran away from home.
Bonnie St. John is the former director of the National Economic Council in the Clinton White House and the first African-American ever to win Olympic medals in ski racing. At the age of five a rare condition forced the amputation of her right leg.
Bea Arthur started Pretty Padded Room — which offers women counseling sessions with an all women team of eight licensed therapists online — to make therapy more affordable and convenient.
Lisa Sorrell founded Sorrell Custom Boots because she loves working with her hands. She’s passed on her passion for creating her award winning boots to her 15-year-old daughter, who runs her own business designing ladies shoes (What a perk being related to someone in this family.) Sorrell’s biggest regret? Trying to keep up with the guys.
Eve Hobsbawm’s story is one that will make you feel inspired or incredibly lazy. The 8-year-old child from London has started her own business, charging customers to solve all their problems.