While becoming a mother is a role many women relish, figuring out how to handle being a mom along with other pursuits can be really challenging. Heymama was born out of the idea that while the juggle to balance motherhood and a career is real, it doesn’t need to be navigated alone. The website is aimed at the modern mama who wants content geared towards her lifestyle.
Springboard’s Amy Millman
Leveling the playing field for women, by women
One of the biggest obstacles for women entrepreneurs is securing funding, as women-founded businesses tend to start with less capital and receive less funding. But Springboard Enterprises is changing that. Conceived in 1999 and launched in 2000, Springboard is dedicated to levelling the playing field and advancing women entrepreneurs’ access to capital.
Go Live HQ’s Promise Tangeman
Building a career — and life — you love
Some people know instinctively that they want to own their own company. That wasn’t Promise Tangeman. But although she didn’t go into web design thinking she’d eventually be the boss, with a staff reporting to her, she now realizes there were early signs.
goBaby’s Natalie Kaminski and Ksenia Bolobine
When a stressful start to vacation sparks your next business idea
Picture the scene: you arrive at your destination airport late in the evening with the whole family in tow after a tiring flight, eager to get to your hotel so you can crash before a busy few days exploring. You head to pick up your rental car when the company informs you that there are no car seats available. You’re effectively stranded at the airport with all your luggage and two kids who need a car seat.
Who is Vera Wang?
I am Vera Wang, a Chinese fashion blogger living in New York City. I write my blog on WeChat and many other social media platforms, sharing my fashion style and my experiences in NYC. Recently, I started my own fashion management company with a mission of helping more Chinese designers and fashion brands to expand their influence in the U.S.A. My goal for this year is to be a successful entrepreneur.