CEO Woman

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...

Between hard hats and experiments with dusty robots, Tessa Lau follows a leadership approach that’s human first and foremost By Aditi Malhotra Inside a small warehouse in a nondescript building in Silicon Valley, Tessa Lau and her team of six roboticists at Dusty Robotics have set up shop...

Nonprofit CEO Jennifer Loving has developed relationships with tech companies to take on Silicon Valley’s most vexing issue—homelessness By Jackie Krentzman When Jennifer Loving was growing up in Southern California in the 1970s and ’80s, her uncle was a “fire-and-brimstone” minister. He ran a church in Venice Beach that...

As renowned chef and restaurant entrepreneur Traci Des Jardins has learned, running a restaurant can be a lot like—and at the same time radically different from—running other businesses...

Elise Peters Carey has blazed her own trail—and is poised to take over as CEO of her family’s considerable business holdings by Carolyn M. Brown Growing up, Elise Peters Carey observed her parents in their business endeavors when she would accompany them to work. She has a...

Turning a bad experience into a thriving business By Tonya Johnson Courtney Adeleye knows just what it takes to own and operate a successful business. Before she launched The Mane Choice in 2013, she had opened a photography studio and launched a clothing boutique. She learned...

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