Tag: entrepreneur

Founder Series: Veronica Martinez

Meet Veronica Martinez, Founder of BetterBeeHiveProject, advocate for special needs, empowerment and inclusion. So Veronica, tell us about yourself? I was born in Dallas, but call the Rio Grande Valley Home. I am the oldest of five wonderfully supportive siblings,...

/ May 16, 2017

Diversity And Inclusion Leader Spotlight: Mawulom Nenonene

By Jared Karol In today’s Diversity & Inclusion Spotlight, we hear from Mawulom Nenonene, D&I Consultant and Talent Acquisition Advisor at Thumbtack, a company that matches customers who need projects completed with qualified, local professionals ready to get things done....

/ April 17, 2017

Best Podcasts Focused on Diversity in Tech

According to Edison Research, as of 2016, 21% of Americans 12 or older have listed to a podcast, up from 12% in 2013. In 2016, 64% people, 12 and over say they “most often” listen to podcast on their mobile...

/ April 14, 2017

Brandon Miller

“When I was twelve years old – I vividly remember walking my neighbors dog in the hot sun, going to a family friend’s house to pull weeds, or pushing my dad’s lawnmower around the block cutting grass – all for...

/ June 26, 2016

Ruben Cantu

“In 2007, I realized that while so many people were gaining access to create media, the mainstream’s focus was still on content that had no solid and profound impact. The majority of their focus centered on stories that had a...

/ June 16, 2016

Roxana Castro

“working four years in the private industry, I learned a lot of process, indicators and how to be an “effective employee”, but the frustration and limitations of not having the liberty to make the final decisions, and involving in different...

/ May 27, 2016

Alejandra Rodriguez Boughton

“During my career in the finance industry working in investment banking I felt something was missing in my life. So I decided to go back to school and earn an MBA to help me transition into a new career. But...

/ May 18, 2016

Lan Chu

“Growing up, I never thought “I’m gonna be an entrepreneur,” but I knew that I wanted to make a difference. Raised in Vietnam, I was brought up in an entrepreneur environment. Now when I visit my birth place, I realized...

/ May 12, 2016

Vi Nguyen

“I went to UT and double majored in sociology and documentary film. I was accepted into the UT School of Public Health in Houston and had planned to attend but my mom told me to try business for right now....

/ March 29, 2016

Joah Spearman

“Growing up poor and underprivileged, I learned that the thing that drives me the most is getting access to experiences and opportunities. Through entrepreneurship and through leading Localeur, I’ve been able to tap into a wellspring of unique experiences and...

/ March 22, 2016