Caroline Hirsch is a legend among women in comedy. Her world-famous club is a must-play venue for comedians hoping to make it big — and she’s increasingly passing the mic to women.
Working in Mostly Male Fields
Women at work in male-dominated fields
Sara Schaer was a tech executive and working mom struggling to figure out how to safely get her kids to school. Now she’s working to solve that parent problem with Kango, a rideshare for kids.
Jennifer Bolstad of Local Office Landscape & Urban Design is taking on the challenge of rising sea levels.
Amanda Austin’s Dallas Comedy House is a comedy theater focused on improv, sketch, stand-up and storytelling.
Jennifer Gill Roberts and Kelly Coyne, who are combining forces as Grit Labs, want to invest in promising robotics and artificial intelligence startups — and to save us from a future of sexist robots.
Through her company, Pandia Health, this doctor aims to improve birth control access with an online portal that makes it easier than ever for women to get prescriptions and pills.
A harrowing patient experience inspired this woman to launch two startups, Fertile Matters and Intelligent Hormones, in a bid to help other women navigate two key stages of life with improved hormone monitoring.
The cofounder of Neurocern, a dementia-treatment software company, says access to customized resources is crucial for patients and caretakers, most of whom are women.
As an investor in medical ventures and founder of a fertility company, Michelle Dipp sees the world of medical startups from multiple perspectives. Her assessment? More women across the industry would aid innovation.
The absence of women in medical studies, both as subjects and researchers, has serious repercussions for female patients. But a growing number of women doctors and business owners are stepping up to solve these problems.
The can-do founder of KnowLabel sits down to talk about building her new company and its app, which informs shoppers about the social and environmental impact of the clothes they wear.
The founder and CEO of JoeyWears, a men’s underwear company, talks about leaving venture capital for entrepreneurship.
In 1999, Jessica Rovello helped invent viral content as promoter of “The Blair Witch Project.” Now a successful female tech entrepreneur, her firm Arkadium is helping large online publishers engage the internet masses.
The CEO of tech startup Perx talks about turning around the company by revamping its business model for a changed marketplace.
The Hong Kong native tells us about her pursuit of entrepreneurship, her plans to use tech to transform Asia’s legal industry and what it’s like being a female entrepreneur in this global business capital.