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Exclusive Q&A With Toni Ko, Founder and CEO of PERVERSE Sunglasses

Toni Ko first moved to America at 13 years old without speaking a word of English. Soon after, she built her empire with NYX Cosmetics by noticing that there was a gap in the market for quality makeup at a drugstore price. Read More »

Get to Know the Co-Founder of DC's First Woman-Owned and Operated Distillery

Pia Carusone and her lifelong friend, Rachel Gardner, opened Washington D.C.'s first woman-owned and operated distillery, Republic Restoratives. Read More »

Exclusive: MAKERS Caught Up With These Dress for Success Red Carpet Attendees

MAKERS was on the red carpet at the Dress for Success Gala on Wednesday April 5, 2017. Honoring 20 years of the company, the night told stories of women who, because of Dress for Success, became successful beyond their wildest dreams. Read More »

This 27-Year-Old Blogger Made $1M Alone Last Year, and Enough to Retire Next Year

Michelle Schroeder-Gardner graduated with an MBA, an entry-level annual salary of $50,000 (plus an estimated $12,5000 annual bonus) as a financial analyst, and had a goal of paying off her $38,000 in student loan debts in six months. Read More »

Japan's First Self-Made Female Billionaire Defied Japanese Culture

Eighty-two-year-old Yoshiko Shinohara just became Japan's first self-made female billionaire, Forbes reports. Read More »

This Shoe Designer and Entrepreneur Proves Gender and Age Are Not Barriers to Achieving Your Goals

Joanna Smith spent a career designing shoes under name brands that she could not call her own. Read More »

Teenage Girl Creates Gender-Neutral, Buy-One, Give-One Period Product Company

At 19-years-old, Claire Coder dropped out of college to start her own business — a subscription period box service dedicated to providing much-needed products to any and all who menstruate. Read More »

Get to Know Amani Al-Khatahtbeh: Founding Editor-in-Chief of MuslimGirl

Following the events of September 11, 2001, Amani Al-Khatahtbeh experienced an increased sense of isolation as a Muslim girl in the United States. And, in a continued, unsuccessful search for a safe space to call her own, Al-Khatahtbeh grew frustrated. Read More »

Get to Know Runway of Dreams Founder Mindy Scheier

After her son Oliver was diagnosed with a rare form of Muscular Dystrophy — of which there are only 70 known cases — Mindy Scheier knew she had to use her fashion degree to make a difference. Read More »

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