What do you do when loss upends your life? Scarlett Lewis’s nonprofit aims to prevent school shootings by bringing social and emotional learning to schools.
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Meet the Abortion Clinic Owner Who Took on Texas
For Amy Hagstrom Miller, providing high-quality reproductive care to women is a mission.
Her Beauty Brand Is Committed to Ending Period Poverty
Nguzo Ogbdoo is the founder of Yara Shea Beauty, an all natural beauty line that supports her non-profit’s work to end period poverty.
Baby Horses Are Still Being Born: Running a Horse Sanctuary During Coronavirus
For Lynn Hummer, founder of Pregnant Mare Rescue, her work continues amidst shelter-in-place orders.
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.
Starting Over In 2019? How To Overcome Painful Career Setbacks
There’s no reason to fear change. Laura Stachel of We Care Solar describes how a devastating disappointment led to the most fulfilling chapter of her life.
How a Social Entrepreneur Won Millions of Dollars in Grants
Rana Dajani of We Love Reading has transformed a tiny nonprofit into a sprawling social enterprise. Here’s how she got funders to come to her.
Donna Karan Opens Up About Fashion, Failure and the Force That Drives Her
During a recent conversation, the iconic fashion designer turned social entrepreneur urged women just starting out in business to tune in to their gifts and where they’re being guided.
When Pain Derailed This Doctor’s Career, She Started a $5 Million Nonprofit That Saves Pregnant Women’s Lives Around the World
Laura Stachel co-founded We Care Solar, which makes solar suitcases that light deliveries in health centers where electricity is scarce.
An Insect Lover Builds an $18 Million Natural Pest Control Company
After setbacks and scandal, Pamela Marrone of Marrone Bio Innovations is staging a comeback developing alternatives to dangerous pesticides.
How to Seriously Make a Difference Through Your Work
Sure, you could have a safe and secure job in any old profession. But if you’re looking to make an impact, consider starting a social enterprise.
This Minneapolis Beekeeper Is Building a Thriving Business
Kristy Allen is no hobbyist beekeeper. Her Beez Kneez has multiple sources of revenue, and a pedal-powered invention is up next.
Feeling Lost, She Quit Her Corporate Job, Started a Social Enterprise and Reinvented Her Life
Kate Curran took a series of calculated steps to make a midlife career change and rediscover her purpose.
Why a Jordanian Scientist Is on a Mission to Get Kids to Read for Pleasure
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.
Why This Nonprofit Cares About Periods. And How Meghan Markle Might Help
Around the world, girls miss school because of stigmas about menstruation, or because they don’t have feminine-hygiene supplies. Days for Girls wants to change that.