I was listed as one of the Top 100 Designers in the Washington, D.C., region by Home & Design Magazine, with five of my designs featured in their Portfolio for 2011.
Your Stories, Your Words: The Latest From the 1,000+ Stories Project
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!
I started creating this product for my children. With the sticky, drippy mess of ice pops, I wanted something they could use that would save me a clean-up!
We have saved numerous clients from making financial mistakes and assisted many in reaching their dreams which they never thought was possible.
I started Qnova Health (formally called DocPons Inc) to address the problem of affordable access to care for every person in America.
It started as a handmade gift for my then-boyfriend-now-husband several years ago, a jar of 31 notes in mini envelopes to be opened each day or anytime he needed a smile.
I started this business to help women facing hardship in India through selling their jewelry. I taught jewelry making to women who are working in brothels, HIV positive, widows, and/or facing extreme poverty.
The disappointment of working long hours for someone and not being appreciated forced me to look beyond my situation. I was constantly drained and depressed.
A stay-at-home-mom of four, feeding them well is a full-time job. Planning meals and cooking from scratch on a budget are reflective of my time in the food industry.
I started my business out of the need to create a balance as a working woman, wife and mommy.
My goal is to give teachers, homeschool parents and afterschool programs a platform to teach drawing to children.
Handana does more than protect my eyes: It has become a powerful reminder to cross my finish lines, to persevere.
I come from a bread baking family and I began the business when my son was diagnosed with multiple food allergies.
After overcoming emotional eating and food addiction, I started a health coaching practice 5 years ago, helping women find freedom from emotional eating.
We started raising fish and accidentally found this product from Japan that purifies water using beneficial bacteria. We tried it, it was fantastic and switched to importing.
Over the years I have not been able to find any natural products that worked well for my skin. Realizing that others were experiencing the same problem, I decided to become an esthetician and natural skin care product developer.