Matilda Sandstroem is the founder of Adventurist Backpack Co., which makes high-quality, affordable backpacks whose sales help feed families in need.
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Lizeth Cuara of Misty Phases is bringing postpartum recovery wear to the mainstream while advocating for fair maternal care for women of color.
Trisha Bantigue and Kathy Zhou are the founders of Queenly, where customers can buy and sell formalwear on a budget.
Katy Poyner of Anaphe made a 180-degree turn to create an eco-friendly fashion line that gives back.
Brittany Coleman’s Tough Cutie socks are now sold in Title Nine and Dicks Sporting Goods.
Aisha Oladiran left finance to launch Nigerian-based shoe brand Isha O Luxury.
Melissa Panszi Riebe’s jewelry line A D’Zine creates meaningful pieces from vintage materials.
Amy Fohr’s Sweater Hound takes pet pictures and knits them onto shirts, sweaters and other accessories.
Laurel Ryan is the founder of Nautically Northern, a line of jewelry and homewares inspired by the New England coast.
Never Knew I Needed’s Abby Greenberg aims to bring diversity and inclusivity to an industry that’s stuck in the past.
Sarah Helppi left eBay to launch Eskadi, a platform that allows consumers to comparison shop for pre-owned designing clothing.
Keira Kotler is the founder of Everviolet.
Margo Fery is the founder of Margo Paige bags.
Farah Ahamd is the founder of Sweet Root.
NayMarie is the founder of Adorned in Taji.