Celebrating Women-Owned Businesses

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Interise is proud to celebrate Women's History Month! According to the Nation Association of Women Business Owners, 9.4 million firms are owned by women, employing nearly 7.9 million people, and generating $1.5 trillion in sales as of 2015. To celebrate Women's History Month, Interise is highlighting a few alumni small business owners from Interise's national network of 6,000+ established small businesses in 72 cities nationwide.


Helen Callier

Helen Callier

“A problem can seem like an immovable boulder when, in reality, it is just a pebble. Sometimes it just takes different perspectives to see that a problem can be solved.”

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Ina Chang

Ina Chang

"If I show my dedication not just on the business side but giving back to the community, that exposure lets the local community know I am here for the long term . . . I think that has helped the growth of my business."

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Briggette Green

Briggette Green

"Growth will only come when you have the right people on the bus."

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Lara Harrington

Lara Harrington

"Know who your customers are: Everyone wants to please everyone but that’s impossible. You have to figure out who your clientele is and really cater to that specific group."

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Tamara Nall

Tamara Nall

"I always wanted to be the Facebook or the Google of consulting – I wanted to let it be a democracy and people within the organization could just do what they want as long as they do good work."

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Jen Brunkow

Jen Brunkow

"When I began participating and interacting with my classmates, and started gaining confidence week after week, I knew I had not only the outward appearance of confidence, but I had the goods to back it up."

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