Yvonne Lyngaas is no stranger to hard work and proving that entrepreneurship is about a long term game, as the founder of Monarch and Company. Read more


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The Design*Sponge founder talks about her new book and lessons she learned from other female entrepreneurs. Read more

How She Did It is a website for anyone planning a large-scale party who is searching for new ideas and top local event professionals. Read more



Nancy Wright, CEO of The Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana

The modern Girl Scout has evolved beyond camping and cookies. Nancy Wright, CEO of The Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana shares how today's Brownies and Junior Scouts are learning how to build robots and being mentored by top CEOs. Read more

How She Did It

Chicago is the number one spot in the world for women entrepreneurs. If you are an aspiring business owner, take a look at these local resources that cater to female entrepreneurs. Read more


Terri Brax talks with one of Chicago’s most inspiring founders, Kaney O’Neill. She is a Navy veteran, the mother of six year-old Aidan, and the founder of ONeill Contractors­—a commercial roofing company who conquers it all from her wheelchair. Read more

How She Did It

As a business leader, Kathleen Henson is committed to making our city and world a better place. In her first column, The Mentor, she explains the importance of three foundational values she employs at her firm- be kind, be passionate and show hustle Read more

Office Culture

“Project Entrepreneur” will give women the chance to participate in an educational and competitive program to help grow their businesses. Read more


An inheritance, a great stock, or property investments are surefire ways people have acquired wealth, but there’s another proven approach to wealth-building: entrepreneurship. Read more