Caine Monroy, a 9-year-old who started an arcade business made from discarded boxes has inspired people all over the world with his imagination and passion for arcade games.
Videos and articles about successful women entrepreneurs building great companies, breaking through barriers and cultivating economic and social good.
Bea Arthur started Pretty Padded Room — which offers women counseling sessions with an all women team of eight licensed therapists online — to make therapy more affordable and convenient.
We have received over a hundred submissions from women sharing their stories starting a business. One of the questions we ask women is why they started their business in the first place. On several occassions, their answers astounded me.
The fourth of July is a time for barbeques, picnics, family reunions, fireworks and of course remembering our founding fathers. But how can we celebrate this most American holiday without recognizing the women of the Revolutionary War?
Author of The Coolest Startups in America, Doreen Bloch talks to The Story Exchange about the coolest startups and sheds some light about the women in the startup industry.
In 2004 Ruth DeGolia, traveled to Guatemala to conduct research for her Yale thesis on the effects of globalization in a country torn apart by civil war.
Women can have it all if we strive towards making the necessary changes today, and it starts with the women of Generation Y.
I was just reading some submissions on the Your Stories section of our site and came across entrepreneur Cheri Garcia, a 25-year-old who already has a patent for her product, a tanning bed invention (not the NJ woman who over tanned type tanning bed) and a few years of entrepreneurial experience under her belt.
Vienne Cheung is Founder of VienneMilano, a luxury hosiery brand and online boutique dedicated exclusively to thigh high stockings.
When reading this I was touched by what Mae Jemison – the first African-American female astronaut – had to say. She grew up during NASA’s Apollo era of space travel and as a child was irritated by the lack of women involved, who could have been role models for her.
Becky Straw and Jody Landers are unlikely partners on a shared mission to alleviate poverty in developing countries. In 2010 they started The Adventure Project, a non-profit that provides funding to social enterprises. “We almost act as the VCs, where we have the money and we’re investing wisely in these enterprises so they can scale,” Straw told The Story Exchange.
My biggest role model has been my mother. I was the oldest of four children and my mother was a victim of domestic abuse.
As a working mother with four boys – aged two to eight – Joanne Lang has always been extremely organized to manage her busy life. But it’s been challenging and time-consuming, and her background in computer science made Lang think, there must be a better way.
Tory Johnson is an award-winning business leader, contributor for ABC’s Good Morning America, and bestselling author devoted to career success. The Story Exchange wanted to know what drives this powerful business woman, who is personally responsible for helping countless women entrepreneurs start their own businesses.
While taking her kids to school one day, Amy almost got into a car accident while reaching over for a tissue and thus sparked her business idea.