It sucks. The list of things that can make you feel like an outsider goes on forever. Race, gender, sexual orientation. Your age. Every startup founder I know has felt like a misfit at some point and here’s why that’s not a coincidence :
The world as we know it was built by ‘normal’ people – so normal people don’t see anything wrong with it. Being ‘weird’ or different gives you an advantage in locating problems and imagining a future that is different but better.
She’s a mother of five from the midwest who dropped out of beauty school to become an entrepreneur. She raised venture capital to launch a party planning app used by more than more than a million users in the Hispanic events market.
She’s funny and confident and determined to win. I hope you hear something you can relate to in her story.