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The Story Exchange: Women Entrepreneurs|Social Entrepreneurs|Good on the Ground

The Story Exchange podcast showcases the stories and strategies of women entrepreneurs from San Diego to New York and beyond. Our "Good on the Ground" series profiles women who use the power of business to solve pressing social issues. If you're sick of negative news, give this podcast a listen. Hosted by Colleen DeBaise.
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Mar 5, 2019

We hear plenty of talk about "build the wall." We hear much less about why caravans of migrants are leaving Central America to come to the United States. In this podcast, we talk to Kate Curran of School the World, a Boston-based social entrepreneur who is going to the heart of the crisis and trying to make life better for families in Guatemala and Honduras. Her organization builds schoolhouses in Central American villages where illiteracy rates are high and poverty is rampant. If you want to be inspired about how one person can make a difference, give this podcast a listen.

Jan 3, 2019

We talk to Kristy Allen, a beekeeper who turned her love and concern for honeybees into the thriving Minneapolis business The Beez Kneez. She maintains hives, sells honey, and teaches intensive beekeeping classes to the tune of $200,000 a year, all while maintaining environmentally sustainable practices. Allen is an advocate for honeybees, whose numbers have dwindled in recent years due to mites, pesticides and the overuse of monoculture farming. Learn more in this buzzy podcast.

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