Ruth Rau created fair trade toy company Mouse Loves Pig
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Brittany Rose started More Than Cheer to teach confidence and leadership to fellow young female cheerleaders
Rana Dajani has raised millions of dollars, trained thousands of volunteers, and worked with an estimated 100,000 kids to foster a love of reading.
Julie Burtnette and Laura Johnson founded the Des Moines Children’s Museum after seeing a need in their community.
After Getting Laid Off, She Started Her Own Business With a Plan to Solve an Age-Old Baby Wardrobe Problem
Allison Childs says she has come up with a foolproof bootie that stay on your baby’s feet.
Steffanie Lorig, who spent 20 years running Art with Heart, has successfully left the nonprofit she founded. It’s now in Heidi Durham’s capable hands.
“I wanted to do something that would honor these girls and plant in their hearts that they are worthy.”
Julia Warren started nonprofit Celebrate! RVA to throw birthday parties for underprivileged children in the Richmond, Va., area.
“I love sharing knowledge and I think this is how people grow.”
“So far I’ve made 800+ children very happy on their birthdays and I love hearing back from their parents about what receiving a bike means to them.”
Girl Smarts founder Dianna Flett hopes her leadership workshop series will empower elementary school girls.
“The Bridge Effect is the program that I never had as a parent when I needed help with childcare needs.”
“Creating literally saved my sanity after having Postpartum Depression. I used this newfound passion and turned it into a positive, profitable business.”
Chelsea Harden’s The H.E.A.R.T. Center offers therapeutic riding lessons to children with physical, emotional and behavioral challenges.
“Success to me is helping these families that are sleep deprived or do not have enough comfort in their lives.”