Women entrepreneurs are creating social enterprises that aim to help the marginalized find restaurant jobs – while mending political rifts through food.
Stories about women immigrants who've found economic opportunity through business ownership — and added to the richness of their new homes.
Claudia Mirza came to the U.S. to reunite with her father. While she’s found success, she says immigration is painful.
The marketing star best known for her work at PepsiCo, Apple and Uber received a special honor in her homeland of Ghana.
Troubled by the lack of diversity in the world of eco-conscious fashion, Priscilla Debar launched online boutique Faubourg as a platform for fellow women of color in the industry.
When Anna Metselitsa immigrated to the U.S. from Belarus, she was poor, but driven to become a fashion designer. After years of struggling and saving, her dream is coming true.
All business owners can benefit from embracing immigrant values, which provide a strong groundwork for entrepreneurial hustle.
The CEO of tech startup Perx talks about turning around the company by revamping its business model for a changed marketplace.
How Tatiana Garcia-Granados’ nonprofit enterprise, The Common Market, is bringing healthful food to low-income communities and lifting local farmers’ livelihoods.
The path for immigrants is getting more treacherous. Fortunately, immigrant women entrepreneurs display deep wells of resiliency, not to mention goodwill, our ongoing coverage shows.
At Road Twenty-Two, founded by Iranian immigrant Fif Ghobadian in San Francisco, women who served time in prison get a second chance.
Immigrant women entrepreneurs face many challenges as they enter the business world. But are these challenges always disadvantages? Can they become advantages?
“I want to encourage other creatives to embrace their weirdness and find their personal version of happiness rather than following someone else’s idea of success.”
“I think that entrepreneurship is about creating opportunities for yourself.”
“You are successful when you are in control of your own future.”
“In general, communication is always the challenge. It is not because making it happen is hard. It is because the people I need to communicate with are surrealistically diverse, on the individual level as well as the cultural/social level.”