Women at the Helm

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Women at The Helm

Meet the Woman Taking the World of Champagne By Storm

Jen Pelka opens up about her award-winning champagne bar, The Riddler, and launching her own label.

By Anna Jornlid

Women at The Helm

Her Menstrual Cups are De-Stigmatizing Periods, Challenging Taboos & Helping the Environment

Heli Kurjanen discusses Lunette's international expansion and her commitment to making menstruation mainstream.

By Anna Jornlid

Women at The Helm

Trying to Find a “Nude” That Worked Led to Reforming The Shoe Industry, One Hue at a Time

Rebecca Allen discusses her eponymous line and building a footwear brand for all skin tones.

By Anna Jornlid

Women at The Helm

Meet the Design Veteran Turned Crystal Healer Whose Studio Is Reimagining Mindful Spaces

Rashia Bell, co-founder of The Cristalline, unveils why crystals have moved into the mainstream—for good. 

By Anna Jornlid

Women at The Helm

Meet The Woman Rewriting The Rules of Denim

Kelly Urban, co-founder of AMO Jeans, opens up about the male-dominated world of denim and the importance of sustainability.

By Anna Jornlid

Ariel Kaye

In Just Five Years, Ariel Kaye Created the Most Coveted Bedding Brand on the Market

She raised $30 million, opened a new 17,000-square-foot HQ, and plans to open her 20th store by 2020. Meet the brains behind Parachute.

By Callie Schweitzer

Women at The Helm

Turning Film into Social Change: How One Woman’s Company is Leading the Charge

Picture Motion's founder Christie Marchese shares her affection for storytelling and how education comes from learning other peoples’ life stories.

By Callie Schweitzer

Jenny Kaplan is Bringing Women’s Stories Front, Center and to Your Ears Every Day

“I wanted to tell the story and I realized that the best thing I could do was do that on my own.”

By Callie Schweitzer

From Outcasts to Trendsetters: How These Twins Changed the Eyewear Game

What started as a shield of armor against high school bullies has turned into a global business that encourages customers—including Rihanna and Lady Gaga—to express their individuality.

By Callie Schweitzer

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

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