Growing up below the poverty line, this woman entrepreneur learned to be resourceful early on. Now she runs a cutting-edge biotech firm based on ethical principles and disruptive ideas. “Being a woman in business … sure you’re treated differently. So I decided ’embrace that’, use it to your advantage,” Melissa Mowbray-D’Arbela told The Story Exchange. For more stories and information about starting your own business, please visit our website: thestoryexchange.org At The Story Exchange, we are inspired by the fact that women around the world are starting businesses at higher rates than ever. We want to share their stories and encourage others because there is never a short supply of inspiration!