Tag: Entrepreneurship

How Ekta Ohri Helps Children to be Happy and Compassionate

By Tenzin Norzom About ten years ago, when Ekta Ohri had a family friend over for dinner, she recalls her friend’s three-year-old daughter glued to her iPad and the little girl wouldn’t even greet others.  “It was just so disturbing to see her hooked to the iPad. She spent about three hours with us and not for a minute did she look up.…

NPR’s Founding Mothers Broke Barriers to Create Their Dream

By Connie Schultz NPR Before Susan Stamberg became a radio producer, the prevailing attitude in newsrooms was that “it would never do to have a woman in a supervisory position to a man.” When Nina Totenberg began scoring access to sources who avoided reporters, FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover called her a “persistent bitch,” and envious journalists began suggesting that she…

Natlyn Jones Brings Out the Champion in Every Woman

By Charlene Prempeh It’s been a sporting summer in which female defiance has co-mingled with self-protection. From Simone Biles stepping away from the US Olympic women’s team gymnastics, then making a surprise return to win bronze on the balance beam, to tennis star Naomi Osaka choosing to take “some personal time with friends and family” to manage her mental health,…

Meet 3 Students Who Started Side Hustles in Quarantine

ith ample downtime during the pandemic, many college students pursued side hustles and started their own businesses during quarantine. By EMILY KRIVOGRAD While not every college student opened their own Etsy shop, many finally had the flexibility to turn hobbies into additional sources of income, and in some cases, dream businesses. I spoke with three college students about what it…