Outlets such as Cooking for Community help connect restaurateurs whose businesses are suffering with those who need nutritious meals.
Amid Pandemic Hunger Crisis, Entrepreneurial Women Work to Combat Food Insecurity
With a mix of savvy and compassion, these socially conscious women are lending a helping hand as more people go hungry during Covid-19.
Amid Angry Rhetoric, Kitchens Helping Immigrants and Refugees Are on the Rise
Women entrepreneurs are creating social enterprises that aim to help the marginalized find restaurant jobs – while mending political rifts through food.
An Immigrant Founder Uses Food to Lift Up Her Latino Community
Paty Funegra of La Cocina VA has raised $2 million to turn her community kitchen into an incubator, a café and a place of hope for struggling immigrants.
A Successful Entrepreneur Shares What It’s Really Like to Be an Immigrant
Claudia Mirza came to the U.S. to reunite with her father. While she’s found success, she says immigration is painful.
This Immigrant Entrepreneur Came to America with $300. Now She Has a Successful Fashion Business
When Anna Metselitsa immigrated to the U.S. from Belarus, she was poor, but driven to become a fashion designer. After years of struggling and saving, her dream is coming true.
This Philadelphia Entrepreneur is Helping Fix a Broken Food System
How Tatiana Garcia-Granados’ nonprofit enterprise, The Common Market, is bringing healthful food to low-income communities and lifting local farmers’ livelihoods.
How ‘Orange is the New Black’ Inspired This Luxury T-Shirt Company
At Road Twenty-Two, founded by Iranian immigrant Fif Ghobadian in San Francisco, women who served time in prison get a second chance.
A Recipe for Success
La Cocina in San Francisco is helping working-class immigrants and women of color launch food-focused ventures.
After a Disaster, a Winery Starts Anew
Delia Viader finds a better business model after her entire inventory goes up in smoke.
Prepared for a Male-Dominated World
Shaan Kandawalla pushed gender norms in her native Pakistan. Now, she’s ready to take on the U.S. tech scene.
Dog Food So Good You Could Eat It…Literally
Lucy Postins sells ‘human-grade’ pet food, meaning you could grab a spoon and eat it with your pooch.
Digging Out of a Sales Rut
Xiaoning Wang of ChinaSprout is working to turnaround her educational-products company.
For an Entrepreneur Trained in Conflict Resolution, Business is Good
Alma Jadallah seeks to broker peace between Middle Eastern communities in a post-Arab Spring world.
The ‘Rain Woman’ Behind a Digital Detective Agency
Alison Chung has parlayed a phenomenal gift for numbers into a computer forensics firm.