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The Changing Face of Entrepreneurism

I am a 33-year-old African American woman and I am a part of the fastest growing bracket of entrepreneurs in the United States. I do not fit the stereotypical image of an entrepreneur. When the face of entrepreneurism is projected in the media, you don’t tend to see women who look like me. How come?
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I am a 33-year-old African American woman and I am a part of the fastest growing bracket of entrepreneurs in the United States. I do not fit the stereotypical image of an entrepreneur.

When the face of entrepreneurism is projected in the media, you don’t tend to see women who look like me. How come?

To access this post, you must purchase Lioness Monthly or Annual Membership.

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Natasha Zena

Around age eight Natasha Zena was told it was a woman’s job to take care of the home and since then she has built a career out of telling women they can do whatever the hell they want to do. Cofounder of Lioness For The Female Entrepreneur, as publisher Natasha has created an online news platform to educate, elevate and support female entrepreneurs. Natasha was recognized as an emerging leader in digital media by The Poynter Institute and the National Association of Black Journalists. She has mentored entrepreneurs at a number of accelerators, Startup Weekends and conferences, including The Lean Startup Conference in San Francisco, Calif. In her spare time, she writes short fiction and spends time with her son, Shaun.