LOCAL WOMEN

FEMININE FOUNDERS

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 By Katie Mohr | Photographed by Hillary Schave Roxie Hentz is an epicenter of entrepreneur inception—she fosters the creativity and passions in young children,…

HOT SUMMER READS

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What’s summertime without a good book to read? Here’s a selection of new titles from several genres—including some from local writers—sure to suit just…

COLLABORATIVE SPACES

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By Rachel Werner Looking for the right space to let your entrepreneurial flag fly? These local mavens are revamping the Madison business scene by operating…

NATIVE CHORDS

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By Rachel Werner As a native Madisonian, pop-soul artist Madison Malone credits her self-proclaimed “hipsters from the 80s” parents giving her an inquisitive nature and…

STARTUPS 101

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 By Emma Whitford Roxie Hentz, founder of CEOs of Tomorrow, which helps young people learn how to get a business off the ground, has…

SLIM CHOICES AND HIGH PRICES

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 By Sally Haskins In Madison’s Allied Drive neighborhood, a low-income pocket in the Beltline-Verona Road corridor, pickings are slim when it comes to grocery shopping….

ENTREPRENEURIAL ATHLETES

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 By Emma Whitford Lifelong Madisonian Jen Anderson is an Ironman finisher and longtime athlete. She understands that safety is an integral part of anyone’s…

ENTREPRENEURIAL ATHLETES

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 By Rachel Werner Shawn Smith’s world revolves around the axis of fitness. As a group exercise instructor, trainer and co-owner of X-A-M Sports, a marketing…

NAVIGATING TOUGH CONVERSATIONS

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 By Shelby Deering We’ve all had them—tough, maybe even confrontational, conversations with colleagues at work or just about anyone in our lives. They don’t always…