Meena Sankaran is the founder of Ketos, a water analytics startup that aims to detect toxins and leaks in the water supply.
Good on the Ground
Profiles of entrepreneurial women who are addressing social issues in innovative and inspiring ways.
We’re marking this ter-RUFF-ic holiday by spotlighting some of our favorite, fur-baby-loving female founders.
Dr. Nana Afoh-Manin launched MyCovidMD to help Black and brown neighborhoods impacted by coronavirus.
Despite isolation, Dianne Berkun Menaker’s Brooklyn Youth Chorus still finds ways to make music together.
The international singing sensation helped coordinate an online concert that generated over $100 million for Covid-19 relief.
For Lynn Hummer, founder of Pregnant Mare Rescue, her work continues amidst shelter-in-place orders.
Amid environmental waste concerns, holiday shoppers are increasingly favoring secondhand finds and experience gifts. We know some female founders who can help.
The number of women-led social enterprises is growing. These female founders turned ideas into businesses that are getting results.
The tech giant’s upcoming business accelerator will lift up startups designed to tackle sustainability. We’ve seen women entrepreneurs lead the way on this.
Researcher and entrepreneur Rachael Z. Miller is on a mission against microfiber pollution. Her startup, Cora Ball, is taking the fight to washing machines the world over.
Plastics in the ocean. Eroding coastlines. Enterprising women explain why they’ve launched business or nonprofits to fight climate change and other environmental disasters.
Paty Funegra of La Cocina VA has raised $2 million to turn her community kitchen into an incubator, a café and a place of hope for struggling immigrants.
Erin Keaney of Nonspec is on a mission to make prosthetics affordable around the world — and that means using medical-grade plastic.
Julie Kerwin launched I Am Elemental to combat all those hypersexualized girl superheroes. She didn’t anticipate her newfound fans.
Following her divorce from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the author has vowed to donate at least half of her new $35 billion fortune to assorted charities as part of The Giving Pledge.