Modesta Ventura started her career 43 years ago as a Marriott cleaner who spoke very little English. Now she’s one of the bosses.
Jaison Scott was born in Pike Place Market — and now he owns a business there.
Bob Krist has been a travel photographer since 1976 for publications like National Geographic and the Smithsonian.
When Black dancers were systematically denied from dance schools, Joan Meyers Brown founded Phildanco.
Fusae Yokoyama has spent nearly two-thirds of her life working as a bartender and hostess for Seattle’s oldest sushi restaurant, Maneki.
Jacci Gresham, 71, has been running her tattoo shop in the heart of New Orleans for nearly 50 years.
Most people spend years figuring out what they want to be when they grow up — but Robin’s known for almost her entire life.
Although she says the hours are difficult, Jackie, SEPTA’s first female engineer, says she can’t imagine her life any other way.
A fixture at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, Oscar Zuleta is proud of his humble beginnings and believes the sky’s the limit.
In seven decades, Elena has only taken four sick days.