Managing With Not Much of Anything

This is exactly why we are overdue in having conversations about how to build equity into our community. We must do work together so that those without privilege are able to improve on financial security.

  • 05/11/2020

Navigating the Music Industry

We found commonality in our experiences, and were able to speak to hurdles that are hard to articulate.

  • 04/24/2020

MONEY & BUSINESS: Fearless Commerce

A few years ago, a local Twin Cities magazine published a major story about Minnesota’s women entrepreneurs. I was excited

  • 02/01/2019

2018 Changemaker: Me’Lea Connelly

Me’Lea Connelly helped organize a North Minneapolis forum in 2016 with presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. “The forum became really popular,” she recalls. “Lots

  • 12/01/2018

Money Matters: Shaping the business of food

Gathering Momentum Out of the Kitchen A national gathering of Women Chefs & Restaurateurs (WCR) was held recently in the Twin Cities,

  • 06/01/2018

Diversifying Business

At a young age, Wendy Sullivan was interested in construction. She eventually opened a residential property and development company and transitioned, 15 years later,

  • 04/01/2018

Vulnerable Leadership

When Tanya Korpi Macleod’s husband of 17 years died suddenly last year, leaving her in possession of his Bemidji-based Valvoline franchise,

  • 04/01/2018

Barbara Battiste

Changemakers: Working with facts to make change for women and girls through the legislative Office on the Economic Status of Women

  • 12/01/2016

Humanitarian entrepreneur: Mary Tjosvold: Combining the best of both worlds – community organizing through business

On the surface, “community activist” and “businesswoman” could seem like separate career paths. One could imagine the activist as wildly

  • 09/01/2016

Bibelot at 50

Roxana Freese: Ownership, from necessity to passion The year was 1966. Roxana (“Roxy”) Freese was a mother of three whose

  • 09/01/2016