Amber Williams launched her branding consultancy, Punkyflair, with the idea that stories, not sales pitches, are the best way to reach customers. And she thinks it’s an especially good strategy for women and people of color.
Interviews With More Than 300 Successful Women Entrepreneurs
Interviews with more than 300 successful women entrepreneurs about their small business journeys and what they learned along the way.
Entrepreneurial zeal put Absolute Pilates owner Allison Zang in the hospital. Here’s how she worked past illness and infighting to build a solo venture into a five-studio business.
#ResistList: Kirsten Curry left the high seas to start her small business, Leading Retirement Solutions. And she’s not liking what she’s seeing.
#ResistList: Dr. Uma Gautam’s “women-centric” executive headhunting firm, Bangalore-based HeadPro Consulting, is making a difference for working women in India — and soon, other Asian countries as well.
#ResistList: Rita Robert Otu of Beau Haven Farms is helping rural women grow and sell vitamin A-rich cassava — and changing their lives in the process.
#ResistList: Paula Clark runs an alternative parenting group that is interested in baby food, onesies and overthrowing the patriarchy.
#ResistList: Brittany Rose, a former All American and NFL cheerleader, is on a mission to dismantle disparaging stereotypes about cheerleading and make it a tool for empowering women.
#ResistList: Martha Silcott started U.K.-based FabLittleBag to make throwing out tampons and pads easy, eco-friendly and angst-free — and to liberate women from period taboos in the process.
#ResistList: Schooled by tough experiences, Sarah Walsh of Caffe d’Amore points the way for women entrepreneurs who want to create a post-#MeToo workplace where everyone is welcome and mutual respect is a way of life.
An Entrepreneurial Trio Sacrificed to Grow Their Gift-Giving Venture. Today, It Makes Millions of Dollars
The trio behind BoxFox, which makes personalized gift boxes for everything from baby showers to company celebrations, is growing their venture quickly by committing to relationships.
Carolines on Broadway Got Famous by Discovering Comedy Stars. Now, its Founder is Spotlighting Women
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.
When Jane Fisher and Jenna Kerner courted male VCs to fund Harper Wilde, a home try-on service for bras, the duo found laughter to be the best medicine for men’s hesitations.
Rana Dajani has raised millions of dollars, trained thousands of volunteers, and worked with an estimated 100,000 kids to foster a love of reading.
For military spouse and veteran entrepreneurs, finding a place in society can be as hard as finding startup training and resources. Patriot Boot Camp aims to provide both.
Former lawyer Stephanie Conduff launched Leche Lounge to help working moms like her pump breast milk in private. To make her lactation stations, she hires from within her Native American community.