Category: Success Stories

Stories of entrepreneurs and mentors who succeeded working together

S&P Global launches mentoring pilot for women entrepreneurs, sees early results

S&P Global tackles the challenges women face in launching and growing their businesses—from gender bias to lack of access to capital—with the same skills and insights that make us effective in delivering essential intelligence to our clients. S&P Global Corporate Responsibility recently launched a pilot program with MicroMentor to connect their employees with women entrepreneurs needing guidance, all over the...

HP Inc. employee helps WMBE and changemaker bring the arts to at-risk youth

Barbara Alexander is a woman of passion - for the arts, and for her local community. Her business, the Performing Arts Academy of Connecticut, specializes in Theater, Dance, Music and Art. With a consortium of state-certified instructors and professional teaching artists, they offer over 55 different arts programs to schools, daycare centers, senior centers, social,  civic organizations and arts in the community....

Momtrepreneur enters her innovative baby colic-relief product into Walmart’s global supply chain

Surprisingly, Nanette Meneses’ journey to entrepreneurship didn’t begin with grand aspirations of business ownership. Instead, it was kickstarted by her role as a Mom. When her month-old baby began suffering from colic that left her in tears around the clock, Nanette agonized over how she could make it better. She tried everything—changing her eating habits, going to pediatricians, chiropractors, but...

Former UPS executive helps Nigerian woman entrepreneur develop businesses for the greater good

Sometimes entrepreneurs simply need another perspective to bring out a concept’s fullest potential—and at other times, that outside viewpoint can help grow an entirely new idea. Such was the case with Cynthia Ndubuisi, a young Nigerian businesswoman committed to using innovative ideas to tackle social issues in her home country. Cyndy first joined MicroMentor to gain support and guidance for...