Woman at Work: How a Single Mother Gave Rise to a Food-Storage Revolution

Here’s a story of one truly inspiring woman – Brownie Wise. It’s a story published on Mental Floss called How a Single Mom Created a Plastic Food-Storage Empire.

In it, Jen Doll shares with us how Brownie Wise put Tupperware on the map. Here’s a short excerpt:

This story is one of reinvention too: a useless plastic reimagined into something needed, of food being stored in wholly new ways, of women emerging from their kitchens to showcase their worth and proclaim their identities, of sales techniques evolving to embrace the customer, and of the singular character of Brownie Wise, who changed what it meant to be a woman in the workforce.

There are a ton of interesting ideas and definitely a lot more inspiration in the rest of the article. Read it in full at this link to Mental Floss.