Stephanie Schomer

Stephanie Schomer

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This Millennial Founder Decorated Her Dorm Room Using Products She Created

At 18, Amanda Zuckerman co-founded dorm décor brand Dormify with her mom. Now, she's a 27-year-old creative director for the fast-growing brand she build from the ground up.

'She's My Adult Spirit Animal,' Says This Social Entrepreneur About Her Mentor

Just Speak founder Brittni Kellom has no shortage of passion for her organization's mission, but she looks to her mentor for wisdom and guidance.

In Pitching Your Business, Take Every 'No' As a 'Not Now,' Says This Founder

Absolut Art CEO Nahema Mehta turned her rent-to-own art startup into a profitable reality thanks to sheer persistence.

'When You Feel Alone, Crazy' -- This Social Entrepreneur's Mentor Talks Her Through the Rough Patches

B-360 founder Brittany Young is a self-described optimist who always expects the best. So her mentor helps her manage expectations and navigate when things go wrong.

How Two Sisters Turned a Textile Experiment Into a Bustling Global Enterprise

Lily and Hopie Stockman transformed their long-distance art project into a fast-growing business -- by not heeding advice from Harvard Business School and staying true to their vision for a socially-minded brand.

This Co-Founder's Startup Matches Clients With Local Therapists -- and Her Mentor Used Her Services

Sophia co-founder Eva Breitenbach leans on her mentor, a fellow MIT alumna, to expand her network and find her own answers to her questions.

Why This Intimate Apparel Founder Walked Away From a Wholesale Business That Was 700 Stores Strong

Knix founder Joanna Griffiths built a company to serve women -- all women. When her wholesale partners were failing her customers, she made a drastic pivot.

The Mentor for This Clean Beauty Retail Founder Lent Her Influence and Credibility

Follain's Tara Foley started with zero experience in starting a clean beauty business -- but support from her mentor Jodie McLean, CEO of real estate company Edens, helped open doors.

How Losing Her Job Helped Jaclyn Johnson Find Her Inner CEO

Before she launched Create & Cultivate, Jaclyn Johnson founded No Subject, a marketing and events firm. But she never intended to be the boss.

How This Founder Uses Obstacles as Inspiration: 'I'm Making Lemonade'

Savitude founder and serial entrepreneur Camilla Olson talks about what it's like to be an older female entrepreneur, and how she leans on her mentor for support and to hear 'I'm not crazy.'

This Former Dating App CEO Wants to Make Motherhood Less Lonely.

Michelle Kennedy took her expertise as a leader in the swipe-right dating world and created Peanut, a networking app for moms.
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Why Dippin' Dots Is Teaming Up With a Popcorn Brand

Dippin' Dots and Doc Popcorn are opening an increasing number of joint locations -- and sales are soaring.

'You Can Have It All, But It's a Sh*t Show,' Find These Two Beauty Industry Mavens

Trèstique co-founder Jennifer Kapahi leans on Elana Drell-Szyfer, CEO of ReVive Skincare, for advice in business and life.

How Lauren Bush Lauren Hustled a Customs Agent to Save the First Order of FEED Bags

The founder of the mission-driven FEED looks back on turning her passion project into a fully formed business operation -- and finding the right partners to help the brand grow.