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Aishwarya Iyer of Brightland Olive Oil at her kitchen counter

The Woman Behind the Olive Oil Company That Everyone’s Talking About

How a year’s worth of stomach pains turned into a category-disrupting product.

By Callie Schweitzer

Rachel Tipograph of Mikmak headshot

She Sold Her Bat Mitzvah Gifts on eBay When She Was 13. Now at 32, She’s Running a Multi-Million Dollar Company

Meet Rachel Tipograph, an e-commerce obsessive who channeled her passion into a software service working with some of the biggest brands in the world.

By Callie Schweitzer

Laura Wasser, founder of It's Over Easy pictured sitting in a living room.

Hollywood’s Most Famous Divorce Attorney Is Bringing Her Services to the Masses

After a storied career representing clients like Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Garner, Laura Wasser launches her services nationwide.

By Lindsey Taylor Wood

Jenni Kayne on Balance, Boundaries, and Living Well

The designer perfectly translates her eponymous namesake lifestyle brand into a new (first!) coffee table book on living well and seasonal entertaining.

By Rachel Waldman

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The Woman Making Modest Fashion Chic

By 2030 one-quarter of the world’s women will be Muslim. Haute Hijab co-founder Melanie Elturk wants to dress them.

By Lori Leibovich

How Mented Cosmetics Co-Founders Revitalized Beauty Options for Women of Color

When they saw a gaping hole in the beauty business, two Harvard alums, created their own inclusive cosmetics brand for women of all hues.

By Lori Leibovich

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TL-180 Co-Founders Luisa Orsini & Antonine Peduzzi Create Anti-It Bags That Still Mean Business

How two French-Italian designers borrowed from their blended roots to turn out a brand new, quirky-cool bag collection.

By Lori Leibovich

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How Sweeten Founder Jean Brownhill Upended a $340B Industry

Jean Brownhill built an award-winning company that matches home and small business owners with the best general contractors for their projects. Here's what she learned along the away.

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The Co-Founders of L’Entramise on Hosting Hacks and Failing Forward

Thanks to two former fashion alums, disposable plates and forks can now be sleek, stylish, and environmentally friendly.

By Lori Leibovich

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Water, Wellness, and What It Takes To Disrupt an Industry

How Hint water founder Kara Goldin’s lack of experience helped her build a nearly $100 million beverage company.

By Jeannie Kim

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The Founder Interview: Carolina Guthmann of Di Pasquale

The Rome-based co-founder of Di Pasquale Guthmann is reviving the art of hand embroidery by employing Sicilian women to create stunning modern creations.

Katya Libin and Amri Kibbler, Co-Founders of Heymama

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Rising Together: How a Chic New Community is Redefining Working Motherhood

Meet the women behind Heymama, a rapidly growing network that has attracted sought-after working moms from fashion designer Rebecca Minkoff to fitness guru Taryn Toomey.

By Tess Tobin

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