Working in the tech industry, I’ve seen first hand that there aren’t many women of color in this field. So, I started volunteering with Black Girls Code, a non-profit organization that provides technology education programs for Black girls ages 7-17. It excites me to see how proud these young women are of what they create – whether it is an app or website.
The biggest challenges in starting my business, after relocating to Charlotte, was setting up (i.e. obtaining an LLC, an EIN number, setting up a business banking account, taxation information and logo trademark) and being new to Charlotte, building relationships from scratch.