By Samantha Leal | 01/07/2014 - 11:00
Catalina Girald knows a thing or two about hard work. Born in Colombia, she worked as a mergers and acquisitions attorney for four years, before heading to Stanford to earn her MBA.
By Valerie Tejeda | 11/05/2013 - 13:41
Michele Ruiz is an accomplished entrepreneur, public speaker, blogger, author, and award-winning journalist. Born to a Panamanian mother in Glendale, California, Michele had a rough childhood dealing with abuse, racism, and poverty. Despite the odds, Ruiz put herself through college and went on to have a successful career in broadcast journalism. From there, she had the idea to start her own business with the motto, “Empowering Entrepreneurs to Empower Themselves.”