Tatiana Garcia Granados started The Common Market to bring farm food to her Philadelphia neighborhood. Now she's taking on the nation's broken food distribution system.
Tish Scolnik is using the power of business to give people with disabilities a new sense of freedom. At MIT, she designed a wheelchair that can travel rough terrain, whether a dirt road in East Africa or a hiking trail in North America. And now the young entrepreneur's company, GRIT, is selling the invention worldwide.
Iran-born Fif Ghobadian created San Francisco fashion brand Road Twenty-Two to provide jobs for women released from prison.
With her nonprofit One Simple Wish, Danielle Gletow is bringing the joy of childhood to the lives of foster kids, one wish at time.
In our first "Good on the Ground" episode, we meet Kathy Brough and Anita Saville, the founders of Chelmsford, Mass., nonprofit Budget Buddies. Learn how they're equipping homeless women to lift themselves out of poverty with the help of women volunteer "buddies," who coach them in personal-finance basics.
Hear how Houston pool-builder Kryshon Bratton has used the entrepreneurial "pivot" to stoke growth and create the work-life balance she wants.