Sandy D’Andrea founded Jewels For Hope, a handmade jewelry company, in 2009. The company creates specific lines of jewelry for a number of charitable organizations, and donates a portion of their profits to these causes.
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.
A New Skincare Business for Cancer Patients
After beating breast cancer, Susan Gonzalez started MOON Organics, homemade beauty products free of synthetic ingredients and chemical preservatives.
LegalZoom Co-Founder Brian Lee Talks Women Entrepreneurship
While diapers and women‘s shoes might not be the first thing on Brian Lee’s mind, they are at the top of his list when it comes to starting a business.
International Women’s Day: Mothers of Invention
In honor of international women’s day, we are featuring women inventors who have created and patented their inventions.
Entrepreneur Making Love and Money
“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.
Gen-Y Entrepreneurs on Forbes Woman
ForbesWoman’s Meghan Casserly looks at young women entrepreneurs who find it challenging to climb the traditional corporate ladder and start their own businesses instead.
Carol’s Daughter on the Sweet Smell of Success
The Story Exchange spoke to Lisa Price, founder of Carol’s Daughter, a skin care business that grew from Price’s love of fragrance. Cheered on by her mother, Price founded her company in 1993 first by sellling at flea markets.
The Story Behind The Story Exchange
We’ve just launched The Story Exchange website but our project has been in the works for over a year. Former bank executive Victoria Wang and filmmaker Sue Williams are the principals behind The Story Exchange. They’ve brought us films of ten women entrepreneurs so far and will continue to seek out new stories of amazing women from the U.S. and abroad.