Jacquie Berglund has steered Finnegans through the years – and more recently, the pandemic and social unrest – to sell craft beers that fight food insecurity.
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How Can You Land a ‘Climate Career’? There’s Not Just One Path, College Students Say
With the climate crisis getting more dire by the day, students are getting creative about careers.
An Urban Farmer Reflects on Food Justice, Black Dirt and Leaving the Bronx Behind
Karen Washington, who coined the term ‘food apartheid,’ is passing the torch to a new generation.
Listen to ‘Healing With Animals’ Podcast
An hour south of Boston, Debra White is helping animals (and people) heal at her 17-acre Winslow Farm.
Recycling Fashion’s Cast-Offs
Meet the former New York City Sanitation Department employee who found a way to salvage the fashion industry’s textile scraps.
A Boston Doctor Opens a Clinic to Help the Pandemic’s Most Vulnerable Homeless Women
Roseanna Means of Health Care Without Walls offers a new way to care for a female population with unique needs.
These 3 Women Show How to Be an Ally to People With Disabilities
In honor of Disability Pride Month, we spotlight female entrepreneurs whose products or services aim to improve lives.
Her Fashion Brand Empowers Women in Guatemala. Now, She’s Fighting for Change at U.S. Border
After 15 years running Mercado Global, Ruth Álvarez-DeGolia is taking on a bigger role to aid immigrant families from Central America.
Revisiting ‘Instead of Building a Wall…’
Vice president Kamala Harris traveled to Guatemala and Mexico this week to better understand the migrant crisis. We’re re-releasing our 2019 podcast featuring Kate Curran, whose nonprofit gives families a reason to stay in Central America.
An Opera Nonprofit Bets on VR, With a New Show About Joan of Arc
Opera on Tap, with chapters across the country, is betting on virtual programming — and a pandemic-proof theater box on wheels.
MacKenzie Scott Gives Away $4.2 Billion to Organizations That Need It Most. Hint: Not Amazon
The ex-wife of the world’s richest man has been donating to food banks, YMCAs and historically Black colleges.
Meet the Fashion ‘Trash Nerd’ Who’s Won Money and Love from Vogue
Jessica Schreiber left New York’s sanitation department to launch Fabscrap. She’s still reselling textile waste, despite the pandemic.
Entrepreneurial Women Help Bridge Gap Between Struggling Chefs and Food Insecure
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.
Her Nonprofit’s Name and Message Are the Same: Buy From a Black Woman
Nikki Porcher couldn’t find a support network for Black women entrepreneurs. So she created one.