Meet Donna Peel and Stacy Ratner, two very different women taking on two very different social missions -- both with inventive, entrepreneurial nonprofits.
Toronto retailer Melissa Austria has created thriving menswear stores that appeal to guys who hate to shop but want to look good.
Delia Viader may make “liquid cashmere,” but it took more than fine wine to restore her winery after a devastating setback.
Jan Erickson was hounded by vivid dreams about a jacket -- so she started an outerwear company. It was a prescient move. Today, Janska sells $3 million worth of made-in-the-USA apparel a year.
For Anne Dowling, a former member of the U.S. Ski Team, successful entrepreneurship means having the flexibility to live a life she loves. In the mornings, she carves Colorado powder and in the afternoons tends to her wine and cheese shop.
Traci Phillips recycles dead cellphones, washed-up computers and old dot-matrix printers so they can't clog landfills and release toxic substances into the environment. Hear how the Tulsa, Okla., entrepreneur's Native American roots inspired her to turn a personal mission into a successful business.
Kristine Jones started a business on a whim in the obscure, cutthroat "flagger" industry in 2008. Then she got serious about building a strong company that, today, has 70 employees.
This San Diego entrepreneur turned “human-grade” pet food -- healthy, artisinal canine feasts you could eat, too -- into a multimillion dollar business.
Female chefs get short shrift in the media — and in many restaurant kitchens. We tell the stories of two Boston-based chefs who beat the odds. Hear how they overcame bias to rise the ranks — and the lessons they learned along the way.
How one woman turned a corporate sabbatical and a kitchen dream into a snack company that let her quit her day job. Follow Dobbins' journey from big-company employee to founder of Simple Squares, healthy snack bars that are now sold everywhere.