Denita Austin’s publishing company Austin Ink Studio focuses on the power of female storytelling.
Media & Publishing
Stories of women business owners working in media and publishing, including online communities, news outlets, magazines and books.
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“Gender bias also starts at a young age, so by introducing characters such as a female engineer or a male nurse, this could change perceptions from an early age.”
“I am a pioneer lifestyle magazine publisher in my country.”
“As a former journalist, it made sense to share the stories of successful and well-known people who are living their dreams.”
“This dysfunctionality started me on a search to find myself, know my purpose and led me to want to help other women who might be facing what I faced.”
“I talk about sports from a woman’s perspective.”
“I want each and every piece of writing on the website to have something of value for the readers.”
“I realized I could develop my own publishing company that would keep the author in mind first and foremost.”
“It’s the time and effort you put in that gets you where you want to be.”
“I also noticed start up culture was rife with sexism, inequality and lacked inclusiveness. And that media coverage of the space only served to amplify an ideal that many women did not relate to.”
“I believed in myself and took a leap of faith. I remember the first project I got was just 5 dollars but later on that client ordered 1,600 dollars’ worth of services.”