Pepperlane CEO Sharon Kan (center) takes a break at the Pepperlane Connect conference to catch up with Lioness Publisher Natasha Zena (left) and Lioness CEO Dawn Leaks (right).
Features

Pepperlane CEO Sharon Kan Is Creating A Mom Economy

Pepperlane CEO Sharon Kan believes it is finally time for a Mom Economy. With workplaces across the country finally trying to improve company cultures for today’s working mothers, Kan, and her Pepperlane cofounder Jess Peterson is introducing a new alternative for mothers. “When I started my career, there were only two options — one was to […]
To access this post, you must purchase Lioness Monthly or Annual Membership.

Pepperlane CEO Sharon Kan believes it is finally time for a Mom Economy. With workplaces across the country finally trying to improve company cultures for today’s working mothers, Kan, and her Pepperlane cofounder Jess Peterson is introducing a new alternative for mothers. “When I started my career, there were only two options — one was to […]

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

About the author

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. She is the co-founder of Lioness, the digital magazine for female entrepreneurs, and the first media outlet solely dedicated to helping women launch and scale high-growth startups. Natasha was recognized as an emerging leader in digital media by The Poynter Institute and the National Association of Black Journalists. She has mentored women entrepreneurs at a number of accelerators, Startup Weekends and conferences, including The Lean Startup Conference in San Francisco, Calif. Natasha is also the author of the popular whitepaper, "How To Close The Gender Gap In Startup Land By 2021." In her spare time, she writes short fiction and hangs out with her son, Shaun.