photo by  Meghan Arnold      Vanvisa Nolintha , Bida Manda    "As a business owner, I feel like I am myself. I am more confident than I have ever been."

photo by Meghan Arnold

Vanvisa Nolintha, Bida Manda

"As a business owner, I feel like I am myself. I am more confident than I have ever been."

  photo by  Meghan Arnold      Ryan Murphy , Broughton Young Feminists    "Our greatest strength is starting with a foundation of being totally sure of ourselves and sure of what our message is.”

photo by Meghan Arnold

Ryan Murphy, Broughton Young Feminists

"Our greatest strength is starting with a foundation of being totally sure of ourselves and sure of what our message is.”

  photo by  Meghan Arnold      Leslie Woods , Raleigh Raw    “Listen to your gut. Whatever your idea is, stop thinking about it and take action. If you fail, and you will, you’ll have another try.”

photo by Meghan Arnold

Leslie Woods, Raleigh Raw

“Listen to your gut. Whatever your idea is, stop thinking about it and take action. If you fail, and you will, you’ll have another try.”

  photo by  Meghan Arnold     Braden Rawls, Vital Plan

photo by Meghan Arnold

Braden Rawls, Vital Plan

  photo by  Meghan Arnold     Amy Smith, Hughes, Pittman, & Gupton

photo by Meghan Arnold

Amy Smith, Hughes, Pittman, & Gupton

   Cindy Whitehead,  The Pink Ceiling    “For women, ownership is the path to freedom: financial freedom and the freedom to be totally individual. [...]   Theres nothing more powerful than a room full of determined women and how they can harness energy to do great things.”

Cindy Whitehead, The Pink Ceiling

“For women, ownership is the path to freedom: financial freedom and the freedom to be totally individual. [...] Theres nothing more powerful than a room full of determined women and how they can harness energy to do great things.”

  photo by  Meghan Arnold      Carol Vercellino , Oak City Labs    “In entrepreneurship, you’re either all in, or you’re not.”

photo by Meghan Arnold

Carol Vercellino, Oak City Labs

“In entrepreneurship, you’re either all in, or you’re not.”

  photo by  Meghan Arnold      Alice Nelson ,   Little Makers Academy    “Being an entrepreneur is being able to pursue your passion in an innovative and out-of-the box way.”

photo by Meghan Arnold

Alice NelsonLittle Makers Academy

“Being an entrepreneur is being able to pursue your passion in an innovative and out-of-the box way.”

  photo by  Meghan Arnold     Jess Porta, Survive to Own

photo by Meghan Arnold

Jess Porta, Survive to Own

  photo by  Meghan Arnold     Kelli Cotter, Toast

photo by Meghan Arnold

Kelli Cotter, Toast

  photo by  Meghan Arnold     Jan Davis, Triangle Angel Partners

photo by Meghan Arnold

Jan Davis, Triangle Angel Partners

  photo by  Meghan Arnold     Patti Gillenwater, Elinvar

photo by Meghan Arnold

Patti Gillenwater, Elinvar

  photo by  Meghan Arnold     Jess Ekstrom, Headbands of Hope

photo by Meghan Arnold

Jess Ekstrom, Headbands of Hope

  photo by  Meghan Arnold     Sarah Ferguson, Beehive Collective/Craft Habit

photo by Meghan Arnold

Sarah Ferguson, Beehive Collective/Craft Habit

  photo by  Meghan Arnold     Rosanna Garcia, AWE NCSU/Vijilent    

photo by Meghan Arnold

Rosanna Garcia, AWE NCSU/Vijilent

 

  photo by  Meghan Arnold      Allison Fairbank, FreshBox

photo by Meghan Arnold

 Allison Fairbank, FreshBox

  photo by  Meghan Arnold     Simone Yard, Hairfleeker

photo by Meghan Arnold

Simone Yard, Hairfleeker

  photo by  Meghan Arnold     Kelly Wohlegenant

photo by Meghan Arnold

Kelly Wohlegenant

  photo by  Meghan Arnold     Becky Holmes, Ello Raw

photo by Meghan Arnold

Becky Holmes, Ello Raw

  photo by  Meghan Arnold     Jenny Bonchak, Slingshot Coffee Company

photo by Meghan Arnold

Jenny Bonchak, Slingshot Coffee Company

  photo by  Meghan Arnold     Deborah Fernandez, Career Champions

photo by Meghan Arnold

Deborah Fernandez, Career Champions