She lost her father and husband within days of each other. Now she's a successful entrepreneur.
Stephanie Horbaczewski has built a network of vloggers that rakes in 1 billion views a month.
The UK rises to 14th in PwC's Women in Work index, while women now sit on the boards of 57% of large companies. Hurray, but there's clearly a long way to go.
EDITOR'S BLOG: Is there a right time for women to have kids, and what happened to coke, asks Matthew Gwyther.
Warren Buffett's annual letter is gospel to investors - but beneath the numbers it's also a master class in management communication.
Many people fear both giving and getting feedback - so they don't make the most of their own and others' careers.
The founder of the money-saving site is a fan of Paulo Coelho and a classic account of a brutal corporate takeover.
Severn Trent's Liv Garfield and Jacqueline Tammenoms Bakker will both leave the supermarket's board by Saturday.
Ellen Pao is accusing venture capitalist firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers of discrimination.
It's the must-attend conference for all businesswomen and we've got two tickets to give away...
The number of women earning more than £1m is growing three times as fast as men.
$20 oil, Zoopla's slumping membership, Greece flirts with Russia.
Is that some 35 Women Under 35 alumni MT spies...?
35 Women Under 35
35 Women Under 35: Meet your next boss MT's 2013 line-up of brilliant young talent are set to grab the helm of UK plc.
MT's 35 Women Under 35 2012: Migration Nation MT's list of young female high achievers in this Olympian year of all-comers is a vivid reflection of wider British enterprise, energised as it is by self-starters whose origins lie beyond our shores.
MT unveils its 35 women under 35 2011 JoJo Maman Bébé founder Laura Tenison joined this year's 35 under 35ers as they took to the terrace at Nomura's stunning City office.
35 Women Under 35 2010: Photoshoot Behind the scenes at the 35 Women Under 35 2010 photoshoot, featuring Jo Verdult, Nik Done, Tamara Rajah, Isabel Garvey, Alexia Inge and Kate Prince.
35 Women Under 35 2009: Photoshoot Behind the scenes at MT's 35 Women Under 35 2009. Featuring Savannah Miller, Jade Tong, Samantha Mangwana, Laura Stevenson, Ruth Amos and Kate Hampton.
35 Women Under 35 2008: Photoshoot Behind the scenes at the photoshoot of MT's 35 Women Under 35 2008. Featuring Emma Reynolds, Alix Pryde, Sara Berman, Alex Holt, Paulina Bozek and Sophie Chandauka.
As high-tech companies start offering women the chance to put their fertility on ice, Christine Armstrong talks to a range of high-flying mothers about whether it's best to have children early or late.
Where do employers stand legally with obese staff?
I want to spend more time looking after my son but all the other men I work with are full-time. Am I going to fall behind on the career ladder?
Expect some answers to the English Question, a phone that can read your mind and a wave of young professionals flowing to the regions. And what about the oil price?
Claire Vero, founder of Aurelia Skincare, has built an impressive business but still has time for family life.
The startup office space provider is growing rapidly and was recently valued at $5bn.
MT's crystal ball was somewhat cloudy when it came to IS and Ebola.
POWER MUMS: The Deloitte partner balances two jobs with twins and says she is a 'terrible insomniac'.
MT ARCHIVE: In the light of Harriet Green's surprise departure from Thomas Cook, here's another chance to read this piece on why female bosses can be judged more harshly than their male counterparts.
Rachel Lowe MBE, Sarah Walter and Katerina Skoberne all lost their businesses.
YOU LIVE AND YOU LEARN: The Ann Summers boss has been poisoned, arrested and sent a bullet in the post, but nothing matches the pain of losing her son.
POWER MUMS: The head of volunteering not-for-profit City Year UK wanted to climb the career ladder before having kids, but wasn't convinced by 'hypno-birthing'.
For some, it makes the world go round, for others, it's the root of all evil. But how does money function when it comes to the workplace, ask Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and Patrick Fagan.
HOW WE BEAT THE ODDS: Building a luxury running gear brand was harder than this couple expected.
POWER MUMS: The Salesforce vice president interviewed 40 nannies and still works out at 5.30am six days a week.
INSPIRING WOMEN: The boss of Discovery Networks UK & Ireland on work/life balance and why she never plays the gender card.
INSPIRING WOMEN: The Decoded co-founder on scrapping the male culture of business, launching in Hawaii and why she loves Spanx.
LAUNCHPAD: Blippar co-founder and CEO Rish Mitra talks work-life balance (or lack of), augmented reality and putting his face on the £20 note.
MY STYLE: The Mountain Warehouse boss takes us through some of his favourite things, including organising Glastonbury for dogs.
POWER MUMS: The litigation lawyer talks about missing her children's first steps and why she decided against private school.
Although the ex-chief exec said her work was 'complete', the travel company is clearly still mid-turnaround.
There are problems with the Labour leader's idea, but it would be a step in the right direction for working mothers and fathers.
Men's hourly wage rates were hit hardest, but there's a bigger picture here.
The great (and possibly the good) have gathered today in the luxury Alpine resort of Davos for a five day meeting to discuss the world's problems.
If Rupert Murdoch's tabloid is merely covering up women's nipples campaigners are not going to let this go quietly.
Only 20% of Square Mile managing directors are women
The US public thinks the main reason women are held back at work is the way they are judged.
The former travel company boss didn't meet her performance targets.
Research shows countries with quotas consistently have more women on boards, but is that the route to real equality?
The Home Secretary seems to have had just about enough of young, highly skilled graduates outstaying their welcome.
According to a new survey commissioned by the World Bank, lesbians in many countries earn more than their straight counterparts. Really?
No matter how much it may want to, the $40bn startup can't escape responsibility for its drivers.
Forget about bankers - the easyJet boss earned a base salary of £698,000, but nearly £7m in benefits, bonuses and shares.
The infamous Russian weapons maker is trying to rebrand itself. Shame about the sanctions.
The travel company's chief exec told MT's Inspiring Women conference last week that the company's turnaround would take around six years, not two.
The boss of Discovery Networks UK advises women to understand what makes them happy at work.
The KPMG partner and vice chairman says that taking a chance is at the heart of being successful.
Heather McGregor tells MT's Inspiring Women conference there's no point dropping hints if you want a promotion.
The advertising boss was against board quotas until she saw women passed over for board positions without good reason.
The Jericho Chambers co-founder said it took her too long to realise you need to step up, volunteer and be prepared to fail.
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