Being a jack of all trades is par for the course for many small business owners. The same goes for Amy Peterson, the founder of Rebel Nell jewelry, who often works in the stock room and changes lightbulbs in her Michigan storefront. "The life of an entrepreneur," quips Peterson. Jokes aside, the long hours and multiple hats are worthwhile when Peterson thinks about the women in the Rebel Nell community and her jewelry start-up's core mission to build a program that can provide jobs and resources to underserved women, ultimately setting them up for long-term independence.
Marie Claire spoke with Peterson about running a female-owned and operated small business with the goal to break down barriers and help equip, empower, and employ women in their communities.
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