Throughout her extraordinary, unpredictable career, Y-Vonne Hutchinson has identified opportunities that address acute problems affecting the labor force in the US and abroad Y-Vonne Hutchinson, the founder and CEO of the diversity, equity, and inclusion consulting firm ReadySet, is an excellent example of someone who has bucked...

Seeking a healthier beverage for herself, Kara Goldin founded Hint Water, today a market leader and multimillion-dollar business In the early 2000s, Kara Goldin, at the time the vice president for Electronic Commerce and Shipping at AOL, was trying to kick her diet soda habit, as...

Cofounder Milena Berry’s PowerToFly helps top companies, from tech start-ups to the Fortune 500, connect with talented women [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='25' down='25'] Milena Berry grew up in Bulgaria, during the country’s final years under Communism. As a kid, she loved challenging herself. Watching a...

El Brown: This founder of a music-based movement class has changed lives—including her own By Katie Morell It was late in 2008 when El Brown, a former teacher, came up with a business idea that would soon help thousands of children, land her on The Oprah Winfrey...

Katica Roy’s start-up, Pipeline Equity, uses AI software to close the gender-equity pay gap. On Christmas Day 1956, in the aftermath of the Hungarian Revolution, President Dwight Eisenhower’s personal plane flew 21 Hungarian refugees to their new home in the United States. Katica Roy’s father and her...

The start-up veteran made life easier for moms when she launched a company while taking time off to be with her children By Katrina Brown Hunt In 2011, Lynn Perkins took a break from the tech world to spend quality time with her small kids. In doing...

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