As industries struggle in the wake of the pandemic, women have been the hardest-hit members of the workforce, actually accounting for 100% of the jobs lost in December. Which is why it's more important than ever to spotlight and support the women leading the charge when it comes to small businesses that are making a big impact. From fueling inclusive innovation in the social and cultural spheres to elevating wellness, beauty, fashion, and even wine, these female founders are changing the game this year - and they'll inspire you to do the same.

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