Who she is: Jaime Freidrichs, director of the Missouri Women’s Business Center
What she does: The Missouri Women’s Business Center, a program of Central Missouri Community Action, was founded this year. Freidrichs hopes to empower women to start their own businesses and help women maintain small businesses. The center offers training, classes and resources for women business owners and serves eight mid-Missouri counties.
When she started: June 2016
Where she’s based: Columbia
Where we found her: 1 Million Cups Columbia