Two Remarkable Female Entrepreneurs You Should Know

SNIPPETS OF STARTUPS

While the numbers of female entrepreneurs are comparatively much fewer than their male counterparts, gender does not matter as much as the tenacity and the will to do what others do not. The same goes for age too. While the two ladies mentioned below are not building any startups, but their stories are as applicable to anyone who wishes to seek inspiration to forge their own path.

1. Kalpana Saroj, India

To many people, Kalpana Saroj may be just another foreign name. But her story represents hope for many others who also dream of breaking out from poverty, oppression and inequality. Having overcome an abusive marriage at 12 years old, and earned a second chance in life after a failed suicide attempt, Saroj did not allow herself to waste her life on self-pity and went on to start a tailoring business, followed by a furniture store with some government aid…

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