2015 was a fruitful year for women entrepreneurs. They made an impact in almost every field, taking up new challenges and changing the way we look at business.

Here are five women entrepreneurs who left an indelible mark in 2015:

1. Brit Morin

Founder and CEO of Brit + Co.

American entrepreneur and author, Morin is a regular DIY and lifestyle contributor to NBC’s TODAY show.

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2. Sophia Amoruso

Founder of Nasty Gal

Sophia is the owner and founder of Nasty Gal, a website that sells women’s fashion apparel, including modern and vintage clothing, shoes and accessories.

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3. Kayla Itsines

Creator of Bikini Body Guide

Riding the online fitness wave, Kayla created the Bikini Body Guide, a website that guides you to stay fit with a series of fitness programs.

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4. Erica Nicole

Founder and CEO of YFS magazine

Erica is the founder of YFS magazine, a digital magazine for startups, small business news and entrepreneurship.


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5. Nanxi Liu

CEO and Co-founder of Enplug

Nanxi is Founder and CEO of Enplug, a company that offers software for digital displays, allowing real-time social media interaction between brands and users.

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6. Alexa von Tobel

Founder and CEO of LearnVest

Apart from being Founder and CEO of LearnVest, an award-winning personal finance website, Alexa is the author of the New York Times bestseller Financially Fearless.


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7. Caitlin Crosby

Founder and CEO of Giving Keys

Actress, singer, songwriter and entrepreneur, Caitlin is the founder of Giving Keys, an initiative to employ the homeless people of LA.

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8. Katia Beauchamp and Hayley Barna

Founders of Birchbox

Harvard MBA graduates and friends, Katia and Hayley are the founders of Birchbox, a company aimed at helping consumers cut through the clutter of the retail world.

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9. Jody Miller

Co-Founder and CEO of Business Talent Group

Jody’s Business Talent Group is one of America’s fastest growing companies. It helps grow businesses and improve people’s lives.

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10. Payal Kadakia

CEO and Co-Founder of ClassPass

Payal is CEO and co-founder of ClassPass, a website that offers month-to-month memberships to fitness programs and provides access to the fitness classes in your area.

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