What is My Start Story?

All you need to know about Start TV's inspiring video series.

Holly McGuire, Editor-in-Chief, Chase's Calendar of Events

Holly McGuire gives people something to celebrate

Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt BVM, Chaplain, Loyola University men's basketball team

Scouting reports and spiritual advice: how Sister Jean became Loyola basketball’s secret weapon

Annie Nocenti, Former Writer for Marvel and DC Comics

Annie Nocenti: a trailblazer in the comic book world

Andrea Zopp, President & CEO, World Business Chicago

Andrea Zopp is a force for change

Sheila Talton, CEO, Gray Matter Analytics

Technoloy leader Sheila Talton never let bias get in the way of her goals

Molly Pinta, Co-Founder, Pinta Pride Project

Teen Molly Pinta is already a leader in the LGBTQ community

Jacquie Purcell, Coroner Kendall County, Illinois

Coroner Jacquie Purcell helps families find peace following tragedy

Zeita Merchant, U.S. Coast Guard Commanding Officer

Coast Guard Commanding Officer Zeita Merchant names it and claims it

Tara Poremba, Canine trainer, Chicago Police Department

CPD canine trainer Tara Poremba likes to challenge herself

Kristen Ziman, Chief of Police, Aurora, IL

This is how Chief of Police Kristen Ziman became unstoppable

Siobhan Johnson, Special Agent with the FBI

Special Agent Siobhan Johnson says the best way to join the FBI is "just jump in"

Julie Smolyansky, CEO, Lifeway Foods

Julie Smolyansky became CEO at 27

Genevieve Thiers, Founder, SitterCity

Genevieve Thiers wants more women in tech

MariaRosa Cartolano, General Counsel, Forbes Media

MariaRosa Cartolano on how to let others know you belong at the table

Liz Aiello, V.P. Talk Programming, Sirius XM Satellite Radio

Liz Aiello: The Air Force made me a broadcaster

Katrina Adams, Immediate Past President & Chairman, U.S. Tennis Association

Katrina Adams' journey from playing tennis to running the sport

Dorri McWhorter, CEO, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

Dorri McWhorter's goals haven't wavered since she was 11

Tracie Thoms, Actress

Tracie Thoms uses her Cold Case journey to empower others

Kathryn Morris, "Lilly Rush," Cold Case

Kathryn Morris' Cold Case role paved the way for others

Karen Nowicki, Engineering Division Manager, Enova International

For Karen Nowicki, STEM is a way of life

Christy Webber, President, Christy Webber Landscapes

Honesty, humility and hard work helped Christy Webber build one of the biggest landscaping companies in Chicago

Nahiris Bahamón, MD, Member, Physicians for a National Health Program

Community healthcare pediatrician Nahiris Bahamón is living her dream

May Tsupros, Co-Founder, Gardeneers

How a blueberry changed May Tsupros' career path

Janine Franklin, Director of Student Culture and Support at the Noble Network of Charter Schools

Janine Franklin’s goal: supporting & improving the lives of her students

Carol Brown, Olympic Bronze Medal Winner, Women's Rowing

Olympic medalist Carol Brown was a pioneer in women’s rowing

Diana Nyad, Long-Distance Swimmer, Author

Diana Nyad found a way to achieve her dream

Dr. Ponni Arunkumar, Chief Medical Examiner, Cook County, IL

As Chicago’s Chief Medical Examiner, Dr. Ponni Arunkumar confronts death every day

Iliana Regan, Chef, Elizabeth Restaurant

Chef Iliana Regan's non-traditional path led to traditional accolades in the food industry

Sherry Yard, 3x James Beard Award winner

Award-winning chef Sherry Yard has had a ''lifetime in food''