When Tatiana Garcia-Granados started The Common Market, she just wanted to bring fresh farm food to her Philadelphia neighborhood of Strawberry Mansion. She never thought she would take on a national problem.
At Road Twenty-Two in San Francisco, women who served time in prison get a second chance.
Delia Viader finds a better business model after losing her 2003 vintage in a warehouse fire.
Shaan Kandawalla pushed gender norms in her native Pakistan. Now, she's ready to take on the U.S. tech scene.
Using innovative technology, Lysanne Tusar's winery produces local wine thousands of miles from the nearest vineyard.
The San Diego entrepreneur sells "human-grade" pet food, meaning you could grab a spoon and eat it with your pooch. Business: Animal Food Products
The Chicago businesswoman parlayed a phenomenal gift for numbers into a computer forensics firm, Teamworks. Business: Technology Consulting
The DC Home Buzz founder says she felt fearful making the change, but has seen her real estate listings triple. Business: Real Estate
The Austin mom started a school to serve her bilingual Texas community. Business: Bilingual School
A Latina trailblazer resurrected her IT company, Pinnacle Technical Resources, from the ashes and turned it into a major industry player. Business: IT Solutions
Born and raised in Beijing, the founder of ChinaSprout is selling what she knows best — Chinese culture.
The entrepreneur's harrowing experience to get her green card led her to start her own immigration law firm. Business: Legal Firm & Website
A survivor of multiple wars, the founder of NHK Consulting found safe haven and economic independence as an entrepreneur in the U.S.
From hostile religious groups in Iraq to community boards, the 'Kommon Denominator' founder gets people to talk and resolve their problems.
Ana Perez overcame her fear of failure to found her hair salon, Kika.