Lori and Elisa Lefcourt had a calling to make a vegan creamer that was healthy and had a had larger mission. And Unicreamer was born. Here they tell us all about their journey, lessons learned, and passion. more

Taste Makers

Erica Hornthal provides psychotherapy using a combination of movement and talk therapy to integrate mind, body, and spirit at CHicago Dance Therapy. With a commitment to self care, healing and community, she has wisdom to share with us. more

Health + Wellness


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Thinking of repainting your pad? Check out these pro tips from Susan Brunstrum, founder of Sweet Peas Design. more


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After working in the digital space for a decade, India Lott started Gray Sole Media, a web design and SEO company. In addition to that, she speaks at seminars and workshops on topics of Tech and Digital Media. more



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When Rebecca Fyffe purchased Landmark Pest Management in 2012, she recognized an opportunity to take the business to a new level. more



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The construction industry has recently become an important part of the national conversation. For Rosemary Swierk, it’s been her line of work and passion for most of her career. more


As the business of insurance of all kinds continues to be a local and national talking point, Fatima Sifuentes, owner of Seguromex Insurance, is making strides in the field of auto insurance. more


Product innovator, Raquel Graham Crayton, has a unique experience to share as a successful woman-run, minority-run online retailer that has had a few quick big breaks in less than 2 years of business. more


As Chicago Woman's journey to establish itself as “the voice” for Chicago women, we have gotten to know some amazing individuals that share in our mission to empower, inform, support and inspire women. We are proud to have them as part of our team. more

Style + Trends

Terri Brax talks with Elena Rubin-Valentine, co-founder of SkillScout, and Sandee Kastrul, the founder of i.c.stars, who are both breaking down barriers to job opportunities for Chicagoans through technology. more

Taste Makers

Ellen Prinzi, former MLB executive turned entrepreneur, is the woman behind Olio City. This app, launched in April of 2016, combines artificial intelligence and curated content to discover the city's many wonders. more


For business owners, cash flow is a major concern. Emilia DiMenco, from the Women's Business Development Center, shares these tips to deal with cash flow issues before it is too late more

Work + Money

Kinley Preston has made a splash in Chicago's civic and business circles. Now the owner of a thriving enterprise, Kinley is the co-chair of Howard Brown Health's Big Orange Ball this upcoming October. more


Nicole Yeary has grown Ms. Tech into an 1871-based membership organization that provides education and networking events that help women who have launched technology-based ventures find the resources they need to scale their businesses. more


Ericka N. Perry founded The Stork Bag to meet the needs of pregnant women through a subscription service for expectant mothers. more


Sally Schwartz is the founder of Randolph Street Market and event company, Image Pilots. She's a woman to know and watch—here she shares event and art collecting advice. more


Regardless of whether or not you are a parent or entrepreneur—you will find inspiration and practical use from these insights from Catherine Merritt, founder of MUMZY, a Chicago-based crowd funding platform for mom-preneurs! more

Work + Money

Before you take the leap into investing in technology for your business, consider these three important questions. more

Legal + Resources

Ready Pretty founder Jeannine Benoit Adams talks candidly about when she knew that diving head first into full-time entrepreneurship was the right move to make, risks and all. more

Life + Love

Who said that style needs to hurt? Give your feet a rest and take a page out of the menswear playbook with these shoes from The Office of Angela Scott. more

Fashion + Style

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