Bhavini Parikh is the founder of Bunko Junko, an eco-friendly fashion line using textile waste to help combat pollution and climate change.
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Eri Kikunaga is the founder of Chrysmela, a maker of secure earring backs.
Fearon DeWeese is the founder of Hella Shirt Co., a clothing line paying homage to her home state of California.
Prerna Sinha is the founder of Urbane Essence, a line of high end sarees designed for the modern Indian woman.
Deeanne Akerson is the founder of Kindred Bravely, a chic line of maternity & new mom clothes.
Floriane Schmitt is the founder of Flo Home Delights, a textile studio crafting unique purses, clutches and cushions.
Marisa Sheff is the founder of Sock Footage, a social enterprise that donates a pair of socks to the homeless with every pair purchased.
Melissa Randazzo is the founder of True Warrior Jewelry, a line of healing crystal bracelets, necklaces and earrings.
Ellyn Ito is the founder of Seeds to Sew International, a non-profit with the mission of improving the lives of women and girls through education and job training.
She Started an Initiative to Help Women in Domestic Violence Shelters — It Grew Into A Sustainable Apparel Business
Hayley Santell is the founder of MADI Apparel, a social enterprise fashion line that donates to a woman in need for every purchase made.
Jen Perry is the founder of Jelt, an eco-friendly elastic belt line that hires locally and gives back globally.
Li Hayes started the Hugg Company to provide women experiencing hot flashes with a cooling scarf that is fashionable and affordable.
Tania Richardson started her lifestyle brand Hey Lady to cater to a market she believed to be overlooked: women in their forties.
Tarang Vivarang is the founder of Vivarang, an Indian-based fashion site selling handmade sarees, dubattas and stoles.
Emanuela Loppo’s company Mastra Ma’ makes comfortable high-end shoes for working women.