Last month we launched Your Story Exchange, where women entrepreneurs answer a few simple questions about the businesses they’ve started.
Videos and articles about successful women entrepreneurs building great companies, breaking through barriers and cultivating economic and social good.
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.