In 2004 Ruth DeGolia, traveled to Guatemala to conduct research for her Yale thesis on the effects of globalization in a country torn apart by civil war.
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Vienne Cheung is Founder of VienneMilano, a luxury hosiery brand and online boutique dedicated exclusively to thigh high stockings.
The Story Exchange is devoting the month of April to profiling young women who have started their own business. This week we meet Tara Haughton, from Ireland, who founded Rosso Solini at the age of 16.
Elim Chew started her company selling imported clothing and accessories after she literally sold the shirt off her back at an incredibly high price.
Adrienne Ma is taking the lessons she learned from her family’s traditional retail business to the web selling luxury items on her high-end e-commerce site.
Sandy D’Andrea founded Jewels For Hope, a handmade jewelry company, in 2009. The company creates specific lines of jewelry for a number of charitable organizations, and donates a portion of their profits to these causes.
Rose Yeong ran away from home as a teenager and began selling shoes. She learned the hard way, on the job, and today sells thousands of pairs of shoes each year.