Elevating the Stories of Purpose-Driven Women-Owned Businesses

Read the Stories

Read powerful short stories highlighting the journeys of women business owners fueled by purpose.

Share Your Story

Submit your information to be considered for a feature in our digital and print publications and in social media posts.

Apply for a Grant

Publish Her Story awards micro grants to women-owned small businesses pursuing their passion and purpose.

Women Business Owners Are Fueling the U.S. Economy

12.9 million
women-owned businesses in the United States
9.4 million
workers employed by women-owned businesses
$1.9 trillion
in revenue contributed by women-owned businesses

Women Are Being Denied Critical Resources to Launch and Grow Small Businesses

Despite our contributions, female-identifying business owners receive less than a quarter of small business bank loans and a tiny fraction (less than 3 percent) of venture capital. On average, we receive smaller investments and less favorable terms than men.

Raise Your Voice and Increase Your Revenue

Women who confidently communicate their business purpose and impact are more likely to receive funding and other critical resources to ensure success. Publish Her Story provides tools and guidance for communicating your purpose with confidence.

Build Your Brand on Purpose

Brands built around a clearly defined mission that is rooted in the founder’s WHY are more successful. Publish Her Story works closely with women-owned purpose-driven businesses to clarify your WHY and communicate it in your brand story. Our process empowers you to engage audiences, influence decisions, inspire communities and ignite action.

Purpose-Driven Brands …

Yield a greater return on investment and outperform the stock market.

Are supported and recommended by consumers who share your values.

Attract topnotch employees who are more engaged, more satisfied and more likely to succeed.

We’re Building an Empowered Community of Women Business Owners Fueled by Purpose

More Than $250,000 in Grants and Services Have Been Awarded to Women-Owned Businesses

Join our community of more than 20,000 women business owners and supporters. Membership is free and members receive many benefits. In addition to the opportunity to be featured, members qualify for grants and receive access to discounted and free workshops, events, coaching and other resources.