Female Founder Feature – Lora Haddock, Lora DiCarlo

Lora Haddock is the CEO &  Founder of Lora DiCarlo, a company with the incredible mission of developing products that encourage women and people with vaginas to explore themselves, their anatomy, and support the joyful celebration of their sexuality. Tell us about your company. What inspired you to start it? Everything we do at Lora […] [...]




Female Founder Feature – Tina Tran Neville, Lana

Tina Tran Neville is the CEO of Lana Learn, a startup focused on building economic opportunities and bridging cultural gaps for students of all ages from around the world. Tell us about your company. What inspired you to start it? Lana’s mission to connect the world with education technology, starting with English. Lana has developed […] [...]




Female Founder Feature – Eugena Delman, Ava James NYC

CEO & Co-Founder Eugena Delman launched Ava James NYC last April with her childhood bestie, Saena Chung. Ava James NYC is a premium, womenswear brand with the motto of “designer dresses for the modern boss babe, in sizes 8-18”. Tell us about your company. What inspired you to start it? I was inspired to start […] [...]




Female Founder Feature – Yalda Moshiri & Shahrzad Vossoughi, SaF

Like many who lead hectic, busy lives, co-founders Yalda Moshiri and Shahrzad Vossoughi were frustrated with long lines and inordinate wait times at restaurants or events. Together, they developed an innovative solution: SaF. SaF means “queue” in Farsi, their native language. Tell us about your company. SaF is an on-demand Line Concierge service that connects […] [...]




Female Founder Feature – Tracy Lawrence, Chewse

Tracy Lawrence built Chewse—a meal delivery service that plans and delivers family-style office catering from the best local restaurants—with the mission that no one would eat lunch alone. Chewse hires their hospitality team locally, sources their food from local restaurants, and donates unwanted meals. They take every opportunity to pull up a chair at the […] [...]




Female Founder Feature – Annabel John, Modestwist

Annabel John, Founder and CEO of fashion start-up Modestwist, is on a mission to make modesty mainstream and cater for a market that has remained underserved within the fashion marketplace for the past decade. With Modestwist recently selected as ‘Top 36 Global start-ups of 2019’ by Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund and the modest fashion market forecast to […] [...]




Female Founder Feature – Angel Wallace, tipnpost

Maryland-based founder and CEO, Angel Wallace, created tipnpost, a cloud-based interactive software that connects restaurants, bar staff and management of all sizes to streamline the tip process, providing an efficient way to monitor, distribute, and report tips. Their enterprise software is changing the industry standard for both sides, staff and management, and it transforms the […] [...]




Female Founder Feature – Farah Allen, The Labz

Farah Allen, CEO and founder of The Labz, created a collaborative workspace that provides automated tracking, rights management, protection—using Blockchain technology—of your music files during and after you create them. As an IT management consultant, Farah has been developing software solutions for 14 years; she specializes in Enterprise Collaboration and Data Management. Tell us about […] [...]




Female Founder Feature – Candice Smith, Caregiven

Candice Smith is the CEO and Founder of Caregiven. Caregiven was born out of a simple, hard-learned truth: there is nothing in life that prepares us for the diagnosis of a loved one. Candice’s experience in her father’s passing gave her the strength to create a caregiving app targeted at empowering and guiding family caregivers […] [...]




Investors, Innovators, Influencers – Shellie Willis

Shellie Willis, winner of The Sponsor award at our 2019 Champion Awards, is the founder of Redefining You Foundation. She’s most passionate about serving and supporting women in transition from military service, addressing the unique challenges they face and providing both a safe space and resources for a clearer path forward. Tell us about your […] [...]