Marrying Market with a Mission, Jessamyn Waldman Rodriguez, Hot Bread Kitchen

Jessamyn Waldman Rodriguez is the founder and CEO of Hot Bread Kitchen, a social enterprise that creates professional opportunities for low-income and immigrant women. Their line of multi-ethnic bread is inspired by the bakers who make them. Before Hot Bread Kitchen launched, Jessamyn carved her path toward entrepreneurship by utilizing every resource possible, from her roommate’s computer to government grants — definitely a crash course in making what you’ve got work for you.