Approximately one-third of Maine businesses are owned by women. With a look at
Approximately one-third of Maine businesses are owned by women. With a look at the self-made, Portland-based businesses of Magda Adrien, 30, a native of Haiti and owner of Adrien's Society, which makes bras for larger women; Madeline "Maddy" Corson, 60, publisher and chairman of the board of Guy Gannett Communications, a family-held company that is the largest communications company in Maine; Gabriella Melchionda, owner of Mad Gab's, a lib balm business she started as a hobby and tries to guide by an ideal of "enlightened capitalism;" and Pam Plumb, a former Portland mayor and director of Portland Landmarks, who began her consulting business when she was in her 40s.
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Thomas, Kaitlin, "Approximately one-third of Maine businesses are owned by women. With a look at" (2000). Maine News Index – Salt. 316.