Angered by the disdain makeup brands showed for older women, Tricia Cusden, now 75, turned her back on retirement and built a booming beauty business that challenges perceptions about aging.
Jane is a freelance writer and editor based in London, England. She has written on everything from football to parenting, gardens to health, education to women’s issues.
When she learned about the near-insurmountable challenges faced by trafficked women in the UK, Jess Visser gave up her head-hunting career and launched a social enterprise to bring skills training, employment prospects, and simple human connection to survivors.
From the very beginning, this young British entrepreneur wanted to run a business that not only made money but made people’s lives better. Now, eight years after its launch, Stand4Socks — which donates a pair of socks to a homeless person for every pair sold — is expanding across the Atlantic.