Our city is home to so many incredible businesses and so we asked the founders how they came up with the ideas for their businesses and have shared their responses below.

Sharon Mae King | Mom, Author, Motivational Speaker, Philanthropist, Director

It’s extremely important to me to empower, motivate, encourage, unify, inspire and educate woman all over the world. Read more>>

Aneri Desai | Career Coach for Immigrant Women

In 2010, I bought a one way ticket to USA to pursue my “American Dream”. With hopes and dreams I began my MBA as an international student. My personal life took a detour and I landed on the airport with my life packed in a suitcase. I felt dependent and hopeless. That day I decided that no other immigrant woman should ever feel financially dependent on others. I decided that I would not only become financially independent but also help other women do the same. Read more>>

Shawn Lovings | Author, Educator, and Entrepreneur

From educator to CEO, my passion has allowed me to serve my community in many roles including author, educator, businessman, and father. I realized that the most powerful way that I could influence children was through learning experiences filled with wonder and intrigue. Read more>>