Tag: women entrepreneur

Laurie Meyers: Success in the Online Coupon Business

| May 20, 2010 | 1 Comment
Laurie Meyers: Success in the Online Coupon Business

With the economic downturn, consumers tightening their budgets have turned to the Internet to get coupons to save money. That’s good news for entrepreneurs like Laurie Meyers, with her CouponSense.com, a website that takes the hard work out of coupon clipping.

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Shiela Lirio Marcelo: Best Business Ideas Come from Identifying Market Needs

| May 16, 2010 | 2 Comments
Shiela Lirio Marcelo: Best Business Ideas Come from Identifying Market Needs

Sheila Lirio Marcelo, founder and CEO of the largest online marketplace for caregivers Care.com, is one of the most powerful women entrepreneurs, according to Forbes Magazine. Learn how she started Care.com.

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Annie Haven: Success in Selling Cow Manure on the Web

Annie Haven: Success in Selling Cow Manure on the Web

Ever thought you can sell cow’s manure on the Web and profit from it? Annie Haven is doing it, and doing it well.

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Rebecca Kousky: Empowering Women Around the World

| April 10, 2010 | 2 Comments
Rebecca Kousky: Empowering Women Around the World

Rebecca Kousky is deeply committed to helping the plight of the poor women and children. While doing development and social work in various Third World countries, she saw first hand the difficult lives of these people. Upon graduation, she embarked on combining her passion for social activism with design, fashion and art. Nest was born.

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Billie Dragoo: Overcoming Adversities to Succeed in the Recruiting Business

| March 23, 2010 | 0 Comments
Billie Dragoo: Overcoming Adversities to Succeed in the Recruiting Business

Billie Dragoo, President and CEO of RepuStaff and RepuCare, has experienced both highs and lows, to emerge as one of the most powerful women entrepreneurs today.

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Lisa Price: Success in the Natural Beauty Business

| March 19, 2010 | 9 Comments
Lisa Price: Success in the Natural Beauty Business

Lisa Price has always been fascinated with fragrance. As a child, she has always been attracted to scents and smells in their house – the food being cooked in the kitchen, the roses in her grandmother’s garden, the smell of her mom’s face cream, even her dad’s shaving cologne. This fascination inspired her to create her own line of hair and body care products. Today, Carol’s Daughter is a multimillion-dollar natural skincare beauty business.

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Aileen Siroy: Turning Her Passion into a Business

| March 9, 2010 | 6 Comments
Aileen Siroy: Turning Her Passion into a Business

Aileen is one of the many small business owners who turned their hobbies into profitable ventures. Learn how Aileen turned her love for the camera into a business, and the challenges she met along the way.

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Tayelor Kennedy: How to Succeed as a Makeup Artist

| February 9, 2010 | 7 Comments
Tayelor Kennedy: How to Succeed as a Makeup Artist

The beauty business offers a lot of opportunities for women entrepreneurs, and one of the important niches of this segment is bridal make up. We talked with Tayelor Kennedy, a prominent celebrity and bridal make up artist based in Connecticut with clients in the Tri State area as well as Boston, on how to get started […]

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Cordia Harrington: From Rags to Riches Success Story

| February 5, 2010 | 3 Comments
Cordia Harrington: From Rags to Riches Success Story

Success is often achieved when the person is able to go further than most people, breaking limitations imposed by their own economic, physical and cultural boundaries.  Cordia Harrington is a classic example of success, as she overcomes poverty to become one of the most powerful women in businesses today. A rags-to-riches story, Harrington overcame her […]

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Bianca Whitfield: A Single Parent’s Success Story

| January 23, 2010 | 7 Comments
Bianca Whitfield: A Single Parent’s Success Story

Bianca Whitfield just got divorced and became a single parent. Looking forward to a new life with her daughter, she decided to start an accounting and financial consulting business. Learn how she overcome the obstacles she faced when starting her business, and how she grew her the business out of her bedroom.

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