Women all over the world have come a long way from being confined to the role of “homemaker”. Today, not only do they have full-fledged careers, but many have maximized their ambitions by starting their own businesses. In LA, a vintage boutique owner went from telemarketing to dressing top celebrity clientele and inspiring collections by Marc Jacobs and Michael Kors. In India, a technology prodigy has channeled her expertise into manufacturing LED and LCD televisions. A New York implant spun a freelance journalism career into a growing digital branding empire. We feature 8 industrious women who show the world how they took a leap and became their own boss.
(6 to 8 pages)