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It’s no secret that women have long existed in a business ecosystem designed with men in mind. Now, thanks to advances in technology, profound societal and cultural shifts, and the inevitable triumph of pure talent, women are right where they deserve to be: in the corner office.

The Midwest in particular is home to some of the most accomplished and inspiring female entrepreneurs—the region’s low cost of doing business, uncapped access to talent, and generally large market makes it a breeding ground for startups and founders.

To bring these talented folks to your attention, we’re spotlighting 23 female entrepreneurs that are leading the charge in America’s heartland. Learn about their unique entrepreneurial stories, and be sure to visit this list again as we continue to add more and more female entrepreneurs leading the way in the Midwest!

23 Inspiring Female Entrepreneurs in the Midwest

Midwest female entrepreneur Julia ReganJulie Regan
RxLightning Founder/CEO
New Albany, Indiana

Fresh on the entrepreneurial track, Julie Regan founded information services company, RxLightning just last year to digitize, automate and streamline the historically complicated manual enrollment process of starting a patient on specialty medications.

The future looks bright for Julie and RxLightning, having received a Vogt Award last year and announcing a new partnership with IllumiCare last month to put its technology in the hands of providers at 150 hospitals across the country.