Felena Hanson launched her own co-working space Hera Hub in 2011. And then WeWork became a household name. But that’s been great for business, she says.
Videos and articles about successful women entrepreneurs building great companies, breaking through barriers and cultivating economic and social good.
At The Story Exchange, we get to write about brilliant, role-model-worthy female founders daily. In honor of Women’s History Month, we’ve compiled a list of inspirational women whose startup journeys and impactful works left a lasting mark on us.
Behind the world’s most popular football player is the super-successful wife whose career (and net worth) eclipses his.
Dianne Berkun Menaker’s Brooklyn Youth Chorus is tackling everything from race and identity to gender and sexuality — and making students’ voices heard.
What do you do when loss upends your life? Scarlett Lewis’s nonprofit aims to prevent school shootings by bringing social and emotional learning to schools.
Kate Ryder aims to help women in the workplace by building a telehealth company that puts quality healthcare at their fingertips.
In a conversation at Policygenius’s new office, CEO Jennifer Fitzgerald talks about her entrepreneurial journey — and why she’s built an insurance platform only a millennial could love.
During a recent conversation, the iconic fashion designer turned social entrepreneur urged women just starting out in business to tune in to their gifts and where they’re being guided.
When Pain Derailed This Doctor’s Career, She Started a $5 Million Nonprofit That Saves Pregnant Women’s Lives Around the World
Laura Stachel co-founded We Care Solar, which makes solar suitcases that light deliveries in health centers where electricity is scarce.
Sheryl Hill of Depart Smart says her 16-year-old son died a preventable death — and she wants other travelers to avoid the same fate.
Ilana Seid of Sunday Morning is making thoughtful home goods for the modern family.
Steffanie Haggins wants to help other women succeed in their self-care practices.
Maya Shalev’s Grabease utensils help teach babies how to feed themselves
After setbacks and scandal, Pamela Marrone of Marrone Bio Innovations is staging a comeback developing alternatives to dangerous pesticides.
Groundswell Community Project founder Natalie Small wanted to empower women through surfing in San Diego, but no one was doing it. So she created the opportunity herself.