Nikki Porcher couldn’t find a support network for Black women entrepreneurs. So she created one.
this would be the tag for nonprofit founders and social entrepreneurs, and women doing good on the ground
Quilting, which has a long tradition rooted in African American culture, is enjoying a Renaissance in a moment rife with global crises and protests against police brutality.
Liberal donor Susan Sandler, diagnosed with glioblastoma, has started a new fund to beat systemic racism.
The billionaire businesswoman is offering the money to 1,000 female entrepreneurs struggling during the coronavirus crisis.
Researcher and entrepreneur Rachael Z. Miller is on a mission against microfiber pollution. Her startup, Cora Ball, is taking the fight to washing machines the world over.
And the Academy Award for Best Documentary Short went to … “Period. End of Sentence,” a movie shining a light on the period stigma holding back girls the world over.
Did you know that opening a book for the joy of it floods us with good feelings? Rana Dajani created We Love Reading to foster a love of reading in young people.
Through Team Music is Love, Sheila Jones leads fans of country star Martina McBride in “flash mob volunteering.” Together they tackle domestic violence, hunger and more through tour-stop activities and the power of song.
With her nonprofit One Simple Wish, Danielle Gletow is bringing the joy of childhood to the lives of foster kids, one wish at time.
Plastic waste is harming marine life — and human life — around the globe. Through businesses and nonprofits, these women are hoping to turn the tide.
Maya Rowencak started her nonprofit, Maya’s Hope, after a life-changing visit to a Filipino orphanage. Through storytelling — and lots of legwork — she raises funds to give these children the care they deserve.
Filipa Carreira of Mozambique runs research firm FC Consulting and its nonprofit project, Wamina, which supplies local women with reusable menstrual pads that keep them healthy and give them independence.
Tory Burch, Sara Blakely and Eva Longoria are using their fame and fortunes to help other women succeed and to lift up whole communities. They are bright examples of the many women who use their success for good.
Sherri Franklin, inspired by her affection for senior dogs, created a San Francisco organization called Muttville that has rescued thousands of them.
Former pageant winner Lovern Gordon launched Love Life Now to unite communities against domestic violence and break down the isolation that survivors like her have experienced — and that allows abuse to persist.