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Like many of us, Megan McArthur toyed with the idea of being an astronaut in her youth.

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Although organic beauty may conjure images of sap and colloidal oatmeal, according to Juice Beauty Founder, Karen Behnke, there's glam in the world of natural artisanship. Behnke would ultimately team up with Gwyneth Paltrow to create a line that would both challenge and dwarf these notions.

The past couple of years have shown roaring success for organic beauty. No longer the ineffective brainchild of hippies, it's instead the cool new up-and-coming arm of the billion dollar industry. And one company that majorly capitalized on this upward momentum was Behnke's brand.

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With over 1.5B views and 3M subscribers on Youtube; Dr. Lee has become a hit!

You may not know Dr. Sandra Lee—but you surely know her as “Dr. Pimple Popper"—the moniker that made her a viral superstar. She's likely the most famous dermatologist in the world thanks to her 1.5 billion views and 3 million Subscribers on YouTube, her hit TLC show This is Zit and her renowned skincare line SLMD.

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In June, we're excited to celebrate the strength, grit and determination of some successful, hard-working and awe-inspiring entrepreneurs who are part of the LGBT community. Through their companies, ranging from activism and retail to agencies and law firms - they are not only building successful brands, but also using their unique stories, struggles and experiences to be activists.

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Recently, all eyes have been on Ankiti Bose, India's first ever female entrepreneur to co-found a $1 billion startup. Zilingo, an e-commerce fashion and lifestyle company is on course to be of unicorn status — a startup valued at $1 billion — placing the company among only 10% of female founded unicorns.

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