International Women’s Day: Meet 12 Women Who Are Shaping Innovation in Dallas

From a startup founder assisting women with low sexual desire, to a cohort of business owners who have teamed up for success, to brilliant minds shaping healthcare—meet some of Dallas' female entrepreneurs.

From Dallas Startup Week, to a Tech Ladies Dallas x Dough Wallet Feminist Pop-up Shop, to the Women’s Foodservice Forum Annual Leadership Development Conference, International Women’s Day is bringing a number of events for entrepreneurial women to Dallas. 

Each day, women in Dallas are innovating, inventing, developing, managing, and doing business. These are just a few. Meet 12 of the women shaping innovation in Dallas.


Chicks on Vic: Female Business Owners Team Up on Victory Avenue

The theme of International Women’s Day 2019 is #BalanceforBetter. The theme focuses on creating a more gender-balanced world that celebrates women’s achievement, raises awareness against bias, and takes action for equality. The “Chicks on Vic”—a group of women who own businesses on Victory Avenue in Dallas—have teamed up to support one another in their businesses. 


Q+A: Woman-Owned Startup, Rosy, Takes on Sexual Health

Dr. Lyndsey Harper’s mobile app, Rosy, is a startup aimed at helping women who struggle with low libido. The app offers sex-ed videos, short stories, and practical self-help exercises.


Q+A: Five Questions With Alyce Alston

As she wraps up her first six months as head of the Dallas Entrepreneur Center, we ask CEO Alyce Alston to give us the view from her office.

Alyce Alston is CEO of The DEC Network. [Photo: Skyler Fike/Background: iStockphoto]


Meet the Innovators: Veena Somareddy, Neuro Rehab VR

Somareddy wants to help people who have had strokes or traumatic brain injuries overcome their limitations with engaging, fun, and motivating VR/AR therapy exercises.


Q+A: GoodWork’s Amy King on Bringing Sustainability and Wellness to Coworking

When Amy King first moved to Dallas, she saw a need for a welcoming, diverse space in the startup community. So she decided to create her own.


Startup Couples: rewardStyle’s Amber & Baxter Box on Balance and Finding Success—Together

While working as a personal shopper and blogger in 2010, Amber Venz Box was inspired to monetize her online presence. She created rewardStyle and, later, LIKEtoKNOW.it, a shopping app that lets users shop real looks from influencers, tastemakers, stylists, and celebrities across all lifestyle categories.


Dallas’ Original Startup Couple: Kathryn and Craig Hall Take Entrepreneurship by Storm

Introduced by former Texas governor Ann Richards in 1991, this Dallas couple has done it all. While Craig continues developing in and around Dallas, Kathryn’s Napa wineries create award-winning wines.

Craig and Kathryn Hall. [Image: Courtesy Hall Wines]

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