Janie Hoffman of Mamma Chia

Mamma Chia Founder Janie Hoffman

Persistence, Passion and the Power of Natural Foods A small yet powerful food. A nascent organic market. Challenging health issues. And 100% passion and belief in eventual business success – put it all together, and you have the inspirational story of Janie Hoffman, founder and CEO of Mamma Chia.

Business Women

Insights from Female Entrepreneurs

Female Entrepreneurs: Trending Now If you’re a woman considering starting a business or building your entrepreneurial brand, it pays (literally) to learn the tough lessons through osmosis. Now that a healthy amount of successful female entrepreneurs blazed the trails and are happy to share their wisdom, soak up as many tips as you can to […]

Lena Papadaki

Lena Papadaki: Ancient Techniques for Unique Ceramics

Weeks of meticulous work and a complex technique that only few artists in the world use: this is the basis of Lena Papadaki’s masterpieces. The Greek-born master of ceramics practices the ancient and unique technique of metallic luster to create one-of-a-kind ceramic objects. Her work, featured on Capolavori, an online portal of Italy’s top craftsmen, […]

Follow in the Footsteps of Powerful Women

Follow In The Footsteps of Powerful Women

Some of the first images that come to mind when we think of women are homemakers, breakfast lunch and dinner makers, laundry doer, and the taking care of children. There is nothing wrong with these roles, and is greatly appreciated by the majority of people, but is it wrong to think women can do more […]

Jacqueline Barrientos, MD

Crusader Against Cancer

As far back as Ancient Egypt, cancer has frustrated medical practice. Papyri written around 1600 BC describe various cases, with one concluding that “there is no treatment.” But there’s hope for patients diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)—a cancer that attacks the blood and bone marrow—thanks to Jacqueline Barrientos, MD, who isn’t intimidated by the […]