It has been less than a month, but Janelle Rabinowitz says the word is getting around that she has opened the second location of her skincare company, Renewal Skin Studio in Cohoes.
She's only 16 years old, but a big part of Mariana Riccio's young life has been about helping others. In fact, she says volunteering has always been her source of happiness.
Artist Le'liece Lassiter of Schenectady almost talked herself out of following her dream. Initially, the 22-year-old woman was considering a career that seemed more stable – in biology.
Rebecca Taft is a taking a risk. She's doing something she's never done before - being her own boss. Taft started doing hair in high school. She left the business to try finance. Then the pandemic hit, giving her time to pivot. So she went back to what made her happy.
Everything on the City Line Cafe & Deli menu sounds good, and to think owner Shelley Albright never saw herself as a business owner.
Nurses from the Vermont Medical Center are getting a big thank you for their hard work.
Five Berkshire County restaurants that are female-owned have received $5,000 grants from the Massachusetts Conference for Women. They're a non-profit that supports women business owners.
Chelsea Heilman has traveled the world working in restaurant after restaurant. The Rotterdam native has also worked in a few restaurants in the Capital Region, but nothing compares to owning your own.
It is a full circle moment for Jennifer Macksey. That's because she grew up loving her town, and now she gets to lead it.
Many shoppers don't want to buy a gift that has been mass-produced. They prefer items that are handmade with a personal touch. Walking into the Lark Street Mercantile in Albany is like walking into a workshop. There's clothing, accessories, artwork and more. Most of the items are handmade.
Art has been a part of Lynne Bunnell's life since she was a child. When she was sick as a kid, her mom would give her art to do. Her dad was a doctor, and nursing won out as a more traditional job that Bunnell enjoyed.
You can learn to do just about anything these days thanks to tutorials and DIY shows. What started out as a “how-to” lesson for one woman has turned into a dream come true.
You may not know her name, but chances are you have experienced the impact of what an Albany woman has brought to the Capital Region.
The benefits of having plants in your home are numerous, but if you don't have a green thumb, a woman has a solution for you.
Crystal De Bouse loved reading since she was a child. However, money wasn't plentiful when she was growing up.
Shelby Ackley will tell you she never expected to make a living standing in front of a camera and selling online.
Sometimes, we end up doing work that we never thought we would do. It happened to a Schenectady woman, and she hopes what she's doing will now help others when they make one very tough decision.
Erin Duckett grew up in the family business. Her dad started Yankee Trails 60+ years ago. However, as the baby of the family, she never wanted to be in the family business.
Where have all the women gone? Millions lost their jobs due to the pandemic, including women right here in the Capital Region.
So what happens to the economy, to families, to the unemployment roles when women are out of work?
Millions of women lost their job during the pandemic, and bouncing back hasn't been easy. However, one local woman did bounce back after deciding to be her own boss.