Elizabeth Mueller created Swathe Gifts, a line of reusable, upcycled fabric gift wraps.
More than 1,000 women entrepreneurs from around the world have told us about their personal business journeys. Here are their stories, in their own words. Tell us yours!
Her Gift Boxes Are Designed to Spark Joy in Life’s Tough Moments
Serena Houlihan created Le Wren Care gift boxes to uplift and support women going through challenges.
Their Hospitality Magazine Aims to Build an Imperfect Community
DeAnna Kane and Leslie Callaway are the founders of Heart of Hospitality, which teaches readers to embrace life’s messiness.
These 3 Sisters Are Making Period Underwear More Accessible
Jodi, Lori and Kari Caden are the trio behind Proof, which sells anti-leak underwear that guards against everything from period bleeding and postpartum incontinence.
In 1 Year, She Went From Lawyer to Business Owner
Jessica Liu is a self-taught metalsmith who used her skills to launch jewelry company Petit Anjou.
This Founder’s Mission: Plus-Size Inclusivity in Footwear
Ahriana Edwards struggled for years to find shoes in her size. Now, through Vaila Shoes, she’s the one helping women who wear extended sizes.
Her Loungewear Promises a Way to Chill Without a Bra
Katie Charrier started Jia Loungewear to provide simultaneous comfort and support for those working – or merely relaxing – at home.
She’s Bringing Much-Needed Diversity to the Water
Danielle Hodge launched Alma Ocean to introduce the joy of swimming to the Black community.
She’s Teaching Children the Real History of America
Amanda Spencer created The Radical Agenda when her sons’ school tried to ban lessons involving race and culture.
Climate Change Anxiety? This Woman Entrepreneur is Here to Help
Nivi Achanta is the founder of Soapbox Project, a platform that provides bite-sized climate action plans.
Her Products Connect the Worlds of Hearing and Hearing-Loss
Makini Diaz’s business, Sign-N-Voice-Xchange, is bridging a sizable communication gap with movable T-shirts.
Her App Enhances the World for Those with Vision Impairments
Rebecca Rosenberg built ReBokeh Vision Technologies as a response to outdated and ultimately unhelpful vision-assistance technologies.
She Wants to Offer Safe Spaces for Women Seeking Refuge
Successful Airbnb host Rebecca Martin has a vision: Provide short-stay housing for women escaping abusive situations.
They’re Using Tea Bags to Serve Up Craft Cocktails
Alison Evans and Chloe Bergson are the co-founders of SAYSO, which sells steep-able sachets for both sober and sauce-loving customers.
Bone Appetit! Her Elevated Treats Delight Dogs and Humans Alike
Amanda Yu-Nguyen is the founder of Wag Boards, which crafts and sells charcuterie boards for dogs.