How did she manage to overcome a variety of challenges and build a company in a sector she knew virtually nothing about? Watch Jimmy Beans Wool founder and CEO Laura Zander on The Story Exchange. By Karin Kamp (Director of Digital Media, The Story Exchange) When Laura Zander started her yarn shop in a small [...]
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The Story Exchange is looking for women entrepreneurs for our 2013 video profiles. Tell your story and join the 1,000 Stories Campaign now to be considered. By Karin Kamp (Director of Digital Media, The Story Exchange) It’s no secret that small businesses are the key to our economic recovery. But how will growth be achieved? [...]
Jessica O. Matthews co-invented the sOccket, and founded Uncharted Play with Julia Silverman. By Nusha Balyan (Writer, The Story Exchange) The sOccket looks like a regular soccer ball, but it doubles as an energy-harvesting source that can help light up communities without access to electricity. Jessica O. Matthews and Julia Silverman, who are in their [...]
“I don’t give up. I’m definitely meant to be an entrepreneur,” said entrepreneur Cheryl Yeoh. By Karin Kamp (Director of Digital Media, The Story Exchange) At a time of high levels of youth joblessness – the latest U.S. figures show that the unemployment rate for workers under 25 is over 16% – some are betting [...]
By Victoria Wang (Co-Founder, The Story Exchange) One of the things I hear again and again is that women need role models. After working for years in the financial world, it’s something I personally know all too well. Throughout my career, I had often wished there were more senior women for me to share experiences [...]