In these unchartered times of quarantine, entrepreneurship may seem harder than ever. Spanx CEO and Founder, Sara Blakely, is teaming up with GlobalGiving to create the Red Backpack Fund. This will give 1,000 female entrepreneurs $5,000 in funding -- the same amount Sara had when
sheBOOMer: Jane Ubell-Meyer
Her company: Bedside Reading places books by the bedsides of luxury and lifestyle hotels. The first of its kind, the program is complimentary to hotel guests with the goal of helping them discover new writers and unplug while on vacation.
How it all started: The
sheBOOMers: Aleena, Aleezeh and Naseeha Khan
Their company: CTZN Cosmetics is a new-age makeup brand founded by the three Khan sisters. The cosmetics are genderless and catering to all skin tones. CTZN Cosmetics is also proudly 100% vegetarian, cruelty-free, paraben-free and talc-free.
sheBOOMer: Gabby Chen
Her company: Mood Editing Cosmetics is the collection made for the makeup lover. It consists of lipsticks, eyeshadow palettes, and mattifying powder to create the beauty look of your dreams. The cosmetics line gives customers the opportunity to define beauty in their own
sheBOOMer: Amy Yamamura
Her company: Wildflower's mission is to connect people with the healing power of plants. The company offers CBD and cannabis wellness products and provides options for people seeking holistic wellness and health.
sheBOOMer: Claire Marin
Her company: Catskill Provisions specializes in creating raw all-natural artisanal food products and craft spirits. A portion of all sales are devoted to saving bees and other pollinators.
Prior to founding Catskill Provisions, Claire was climbing the corporate ladder as a magazine publishing executive
sheBOOMer: Samia Gore
Her company: Body Complete Rx makes weight management easier and healthy living a lifestyle. Samia says she is grateful for her journey from a social media influencer to a wellness entrepreneur. Discovering holistic ways to stay healthy has completely transformed her body and
sheBOOMer: Tara Youngblood
Her company: Kryo Inc provides a temperature solution for better sleep patterns. The chiliPAD™ is its pioneer sleep system. It’s comprised of a hydro-powered mattress pad, thermal regulating control unit(s) and a remote. Utilizing hydropower (water), this sleep system operates between 55-115°F (13-46°C),
sheBOOMer: Melissa Tavss
Her company: Tipsy Scoop offers artisanal, handmade ice cream with premium mixed cocktails, stouts & wines. Melissa started the company in 2013 and got it off the ground her own for the first few years. She says her company really flourished and now has
sheBOOMer: Oli Scarlato
Her company: Oli Cosmetics develops health and beauty products that revolutionize skincare. Its mission is to be truly innovative with healing and multi-functional products that deliver and to represent a compelling value to today’s busy consumer.
Whether anti-aging or everyday care, Oli says you only