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Jules Pieri co-founded The Grommet, a marketplace for “maker” products — and overcame being turned down by 250 venture capitalists.
Women in the whiskey business are launching careers more risqué than a teenage Tom Cruise dancing in a pink shirt. Turns out, it’s worth the risk.
Rachel Budde of Fat and the Moon wanted makeup with recognizable ingredients. When she couldn’t find what she was looking for, she set out on her own.
Researcher and entrepreneur Rachael Z. Miller is on a mission against microfiber pollution. Her startup, Cora Ball, is taking the fight to washing machines the world over.
Plastics in the ocean. Eroding coastlines. Enterprising women explain why they’ve launched business or nonprofits to fight climate change and other environmental disasters.
Paty Funegra of La Cocina VA has raised $2 million to turn her community kitchen into an incubator, a café and a place of hope for struggling immigrants.
Claudia Mirza came to the U.S. to reunite with her father. While she’s found success, she says immigration is painful.
The marketing star best known for her work at PepsiCo, Apple and Uber received a special honor in her homeland of Ghana.
Troubled by the lack of diversity in the world of eco-conscious fashion, Priscilla Debar launched online boutique Faubourg as a platform for fellow women of color in the industry.
The Indian-Canadian YouTuber will bring diversity to late-night television when “A Little Late with Lilly Singh” debuts Monday.
Our Past Lists
Stand-out entrepreneurs who are doing well and doing good (2016)
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10 promising young entrepreneurs who are blowing through barriers (2014)
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Words of wisdom from select women business owners featured in our podcast.
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