CNN's Poppy Harlow takes you inside the notorious Rikers Island prison in New York to meet the mothers locked up there -- and into an innovative new program through the Children's Museum of Manhattan that allows a select group of female inmates to spend a few precious hours outside of jail with their children.
Edible Arrangements founder Tariq Farid had a vision for a new type of product: arrangements of fruits carved to look like giant bouquets of flowers. But investors were skeptical. Some even said the business would fail.
Sixteen years ago, jewelry designer Kendra Scott launched her brand out of a spare bedroom in her home. Today it has grown into a billion-dollar business, making her one of America's richest self-made women.
Jewelry designer and CEO Kendra Scott says she is constantly having internal conversations about the benefits she offers to all her employees -- from salaried C-suite executives to hourly distribution center workers.
When Botham Jean, a 26-year-old black associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers, was shot and killed in his Dallas home by an off-duty police officer in September, Tim Ryan found himself at the forefront of yet another difficult conversation with his employees about race.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced a new parental leave benefit for his government which provides an additional five weeks of leave for mothers and fathers when they both agree to take time off.