The Story Exchange has spotlighted a host of women immigrants who have found economic opportunity through business ownership — and added to the richness and energy of their new homes.
Immigrant women entrepreneurs face many challenges as they enter the business world. But are these challenges always disadvantages? Can they become advantages?
All business owners can benefit from embracing immigrant values, which provide a strong groundwork for entrepreneurial hustle.
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“I want to encourage other creatives to embrace their weirdness and find their personal version of happiness rather than following someone else’s idea of success.”
“I think that entrepreneurship is about creating opportunities for yourself.”
“You are successful when you are in control of your own future.”
“In general, communication is always the challenge. It is not because making it happen is hard. It is because the people I need to communicate with are surrealistically diverse, on the individual level as well as the cultural/social level.”
“It requires constant focus on a continuous journey of dedicated efforts.”
“Success is making a difference by fulfilling my commitment to stand for a cause greater than myself.”