Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Female Founder Story

Ashley Lucas

Starting, scaling, and sourcing. How Esmeralda Lambert took small steps to bring her entrepreneurial dream to life.

Like many entrepreneurs, the start of Esmeralda Jewelry, Accessories, and Gifts, was part passion, part chance, part ingenuity. Growing up in the Dominican Republic, Esmeralda Lambert worked with local artisans to create the jewelry she so passionately wanted to bring to life. Large statement pieces would be worked and woven into pieces of art, grabbing…

Hailey Serna

2018 SVP Startup Profile: Wish Route

Entrepreneur Jess Lynch ’13, MS’13, MBA ‘18 Tell me a little bit about your company Wish Route? The purpose of Wish Route is to get people motivated and moving in the direction they wish they were going.  We are starting with health and wellness topics like I wish I exercised more or I wish I…

Emily Denoble

Angela Sanchez MBA’11: Female Founder Stories (Part 6)

Angela Sanchez MBA’11 is the Founder and CEO of Artyfactos, a jewelry company that sells statement pieces handcrafted by Latin American women using natural materials including seeds, orange peels, and coffee beans. I originally interviewed Angela for an “Entrepreneurship in Fashion” course project, led by Dr. Caroline Daniels. When we spoke on the phone, Angela…

Emily Denoble

Jennifer Pierre MSEL’16: Female Founder Stories (Part 5)

Jennifer Pierre, MSEL’16, is the founder of Melanites, a company on a mission to inspire children of color to be thinkers, doers, makers, and performers. I got to know Jennifer through the 2016 Summer Venture Program and am thrilled to see the traction that Melanites has gained since! Learn more about her story below. Tell…

Emily Denoble

Yulkendy Valdez ’17: Female Founder Stories (Part 4)

Yulkendy Valdez ’17 co-founded Project 99 with Josuel Plasencia ’17 in 2014 to encourage diversity in the workplace. At Babson, Yulkendy was a CWEL Scholar and a recipient of the Glavin Global Leadership Award. She now works full-time as the Managing Partner of Project 99. Yulkendy and Josuel are creating important and meaningful changes in…

Emily Denoble

April Chen ’19: Female Founder Stories (Part 3)

April Chen ’19 is a Co-Founder of Gentle. In 2017, Gentle surpassed its goal on Kickstarter, raising nearly $5,500 from 120 backers. It is now a running business, with exciting developments ahead. April is also a freelance graphic designer and was involved in last year’s Summer Venture Program. Tell me about Gentle. Our mission is…

Emily Denoble

Brittany Lo ’14: Female Founder Stories (Part 2)

Brittany Lo ’14 is a beauty entrepreneur and the Founder and CEO of Beautini. Before founding her business, Brittany gained experience working for brands including L’OREAL USA, Redken 5th Ave, and Sony Music Entertainment. Beautini is a two-time winner of The Knot Best of Weddings and was named in New York Magazine’s 2017 “Best of…

Emily Denoble

Prabha Dublish ’18: Female Founder Stories (Part 1)

Prabha Dublish ’18 is the Co-Founder and President of Womentum. Since 2015, Womentum has supported 40 women entrepreneurs in six countries. Prabha is a talented entrepreneur and will be joining Facebook’s Product Marketing team upon graduation! Tell me about Womentum. Womentum is a pay-it-forward nonprofit crowdfunding platform that allows anyone in the world to donate…