Call in the Squad

Call in the Squad

An entrepreneur envisioned a women’s entrepreneur support site she could turn to when she got the business blues. Despite the non-believers, Bourgoin managed to raise $350,000—$250,000 from the Nova Scotia venture capital firm Innovacorp and the rest from a handful of angel investors.

THE MAKING OF A WALL STREET FEMINIST

THE MAKING OF A WALL STREET FEMINIST

Group think was the real cause of the 2008 financial crash. “As someone who had a front-row seat,” she explains, “there were no evil geniuses pulling the strings.” Just guys who all look and think alike, and as a result, “didn’t see it coming.”–Sallie Krawcheck

How to Be a Bold Betty

How to Be a Bold Betty

Three founders who wanted more out of their careers created a business that helps other women discover themselves through the power of adventure.

The Fearless Denise Donlon

The Fearless Denise Donlon

Without equal representation, men make decisions on behalf of women, from everything from reproductive rights to health care, day care, domestic violence.

Black Foodie Turns The Table

Black Foodie Turns The Table

Shoddy treatment at a restaurant inspired Eden Hagos not to stay home but to go big with her business ideas. She sees huge potential in the Black Foodie brand and envisions it evolving into a web series or television show in the future.

Ilene Sova: A Woman of Action

Ilene Sova: A Woman of Action

“As someone who disagrees with how the system works today, and as a feminist activist, I wake up each day asking myself what will I actually do to change it?”-Ilene Sova, Founder of FAC