I knew a lot of great artists without representation and had a lot of private clients looking for great art…I figured, I’ll just open a gallery and it will be so easy!
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!
Trina Byrd: T. Byrd Computers– Educating Youth and Elders in Technical Fields
Provide technology educational opportunities to the underserved, which will result in entry level careers in any industry that utilizes technology.
Adriann Wanner: evoJets– Offering Flexible and Savvy Travel Options
The flexibility and independence of being an entrepreneur had always appealed to me and aligned naturally with my personality and strengths.
Emily Gimmel: Graceship– Fashionable Bags For Professional Women
I developed my own company GRACESHIP, taking the concept of ” a laptop purse” and turning it into a stylish and functional bag that any business woman would be proud to carry.
Karen M. Heck: Give Yourself Power– Start Living Again
One day I received that dreaded “six months to live” diagnosis from my doctor and he put me on disability since I was no longer able to continue to work.
Nada Kiblawi: NHK Consulting Services– A Focus On Long-Term Professional Relationships
Focus on providing highly selective specialty engineering design and consulting services to our clients without being inhibited by large companies’ bureucracy and cumulative overhead costs.
Tess Hottenroth: ClickStartMe– Crowdfund Your Dreams
ClickStartMe began with a desire to restore the American Dream. People have become disenchanted since 2008.
Helen Denise: KNOWHEN– Medical Marvel For Fertility Awareness
At age forty, KNOWHEN® founder and owner, Helen Denise, nearly died due to an ectopic pregnancy and post-operational complications.
Michele Waldman: Max Your Media– Maximizing The Most Out Of Life
This turned out to be a blessing in disguise as it allowed me to devote my full time to my longtime dream of building a business to satisfy the growing need of small businesses for online marketing.
Leesa Soulodre: BluePedal Group– Building A Global Operational Footprint On Good Values
I was inspired to open this company after having worked with the world’s largest multinationals on reputation management programs.
Sadie Kurzban: 305 Fitness– Fitness Made Fun
I started a business because I was tired of being miserable at the gym. As a young woman in college, my friends and I were all health (and self) conscious.
Jacqui Malpass: Jacqui Malpass– The Power Of Words To Heal
I knew from personal experience how dark thoughts could be transformed by putting pen to paper and how creating a book could ignite a brand, changing the authors life and business and so these concepts became a fusion for my brand.
Elyse Petersen: Tealet– Connecting Tea Growers And Tea Drinkers
We are a diverse team with one common goal: to create a bridge between tea growers and tea drinkers.
Debbie Sessions: Vintage Dancer– Specializing in Vintage Fashion
I came to the realization that I needed to find a career that was work from home friendly. Owning my own future seemed to be the only garantee I could get.
Helen Hogan: Sunset Financial Services– Protecting Families By Securing Financial Plans
I quickly realized that I could use my Project Management expertise to help people put together a financial plan for their own future.