Growing up below the poverty line, Melissa Mowbray-D’Arbela, the founder of Filligent Technologies, learned to be resourceful at an early age.
Videos and articles about successful women entrepreneurs building great companies, breaking through barriers and cultivating economic and social good.
We were very lucky to attend the inspirational Women in the World Summit hosted by Newsweek and The Daily Beast this past weekend.
“I have to follow my own passion, not what my parents set out for me,” our 22-year-old intern Christina Wu said after watching Violet Lim’s video on The Story Exchange.
Learn how entrepreneur Roxanne Joffe found an unexpected role model in a celebrity news personality.
The Story Exchange “reinforces stereotypes” of women, some have said.
The actress Jessica Alba has just launched Honest.com, a new e-commerce eco-friendly and non-toxic baby product company. Her inspiration? Her kids. Alba is not alone in finding business inspiration through her children.
Martin Luther King wasn’t just one of the greatest civil rights advocates, who changed America’s history and improved the lives of generations to come.
We’re proud to partner with The National Association of Women’s Business Owners (NAWBO) and to share a mission of empowering women to sart and succeed in their own businesses.
My greatest role model is my Mom. My mom was diagnosed with poly-miocitis at age 22. It is a collagen-vascular illness, for which there was and still is no cure.
Last month we launched Your Story Exchange, where women entrepreneurs answer a few simple questions about the businesses they’ve started.
Angie Hicks launched Angie’s List in 1995 after a friend moved to Columbus, Ohio, and had a difficult time finding reliable contractors. The list originally had 1000 members in Columbus, but it has since expanded to cover most major U.S. metropolitan areas.
Lyn Lee, founder of Awfully Chocolate, told us her main reason for starting a company was so she could start a family and raise children on her terms. In a way it seems counterintuitive.
When you think Walmart, chances are you think big boxes and big brands. But in an about face, Walmart has announced plans to feature locally sourced handmade products created by women…
On Sunday, Wangari Maathai, the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, died. Most people think of Ms. Maathai as an environmentalist, planting trees.
Last week I went to Washington D.C. with Sue Williams and Victoria Wang to present The Story Exchange’s recently completed videos and website focusing on women entrepreneurs.