Reena Esmail, a composer who is involved with the Chicago Sinfonietta this season, talked to Chicago Woman about the women who inspire her, how she creates balance, and more more

Feb 16, 2018 9:00 AM Profiles

What does it take to become a successful filmmaker? Angie Gaffney, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Stage 18, shares her experience... more

Feb 13, 2018 8:00 AM Profiles

How did Bela Gandhi, President of Smart Dating Academy put fear of failure behind her to create a successful business? She shares her story... more

Feb 9, 2018 8:00 AM Profiles

From Vidal Sassoon to starting her own salon and becoming a Chicago institution, Maxine Kroll, owner of Maxine Salon, talks success, failure and everything in between... more

Feb 7, 2018 8:00 AM Profiles

Emily Mackie, Founder and Principal of Inspired Interiors & THE VAULT shares how she manages being a busy mom of three and running an interior design business... more

Feb 6, 2018 9:00 AM Profiles

Bambi Montgomery, CEO of HIVE Luxury Fragrances, shares how she started her own beauty businesses, as well as the women who inspire her... more

Feb 3, 2018 8:00 AM Profiles

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Robert Banez

In Chicago's start-up business world, women play an integral role in helping other women get ahead. Here's one woman's story of how collaborating with other women made a difference... more

Feb 1, 2018 9:00 AM Profiles

Jodi Wei's life-changing travel experience gave rise to her successful business - Travel Her Way. She shares her adventure... more

Jan 31, 2018 8:00 AM Profiles