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These women followed their passions to create the businesses of their dreams. Get to know our finalists, handpicked by Martha herself.
People are nostalgic about biscuits, and one bite of Callie's Charleston Biscuits transports them to their grandmothers' kitchens. This dreamer took a family recipe and turned it into a thriving culinary business.
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Tabitha Geary's company takes bags and boxes of memories, like photos, artwork, and letters, and creates works of art for families to enjoy every day.
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Patricia Fragen's business, Normal Moments, provides supportive services to parents with critically ill children. Meet some of the kids she's helped in the Chicago area.
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BethAnn Goldberg opened Studio Cake, a Menlo Park, California-based shop specializing in wedding and specialty cakes that doubles as a shared kitchen for a handful of women-owned start-up food businesses.
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When faced with the death of her son, Amy Jaffe Barzach and her husband channeled their grief into a living memorial where children and adults of all abilities could play, learn, and celebrate life together.
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Kristine Lindsay (pictured bottom left) created Operation Snuggles in 2005. Since then they've crafted more than 3,000 quilts for children of American soldiers.
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The 47th Avenue Farm was born out of Laura Masterson's dream of an urban farm that produces food grown in the city for the people who live there.
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Ann McGee's Miracle Flights for Kids has provided more than 50,000 free flights for sick children in the U.S. Meet some of the kids Ann has helped over the years.
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Jacquelyn Simoni often felt that walking her dog Tangent at night was a little dangerous. To help make nighttime dog-walking safer and more enjoyable, Jacquelyn invented the PupLight.
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Kathy Tolleson's ROAR Motorcycles is one of the first motorcycle dealerships in the country to focus exclusively on the needs of female riders.
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