Donna Fujimoto Cole founded Cole Chemical in 1980 at the age of 27 as a divorced mother of a four-year-old daughter with $5,000 from savings at the encouragement of the chemical buyers at Exxon, Shell, Monsanto, and Dupont to start a certified minority and women-owned business to help them meet their government purchasing goals.After 41 years, Ms. Cole has started, sold, invested, and divested many types of businesses; from civil construction to drilling loss circulation materials, chemical manufacturing, real estate, promotional advertising, distribution, warehousing, blending, and packaging, to providing financing alternatives, back-office support and IT integration with supply chain management services. She has relationships with Fortune 500 global companies on the supply and customer side of the business while receiving quality service awards, recognition for leadership, and mentoring others with awards from the US Small Business Administration and the Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency. Ms. Cole attended the University of Texas-Pan American and graduated from Manpower Business Training Institute in Computer Operations and Programming in1972. She is Co-founder of the Pantheon of Women, a production company telling great stories about strong women and supportive men in film, television, plays, and musicals to change the way men treat and perceive women and how women see themselves. POW provides an opportunity to mentor millions while inspiring people to improve the quality of life for themselves and others.