I’ve always been a maker.
When I was young, I always asked for crafts for my birthday — from building with legos to sculpting with clay, I wanted to make things. Today, I love working in tech because I get to help create something from nothing, and that’s magic.
Not only do entrepreneurs see the world as it is, they see the world as it can be, and they see how to change it.
I joined Uber because I was drawn to Travis’ vision of a world where transportation was as reliable as running water.
At Uber, I saw how technology could take something as broken as the taxi industry and create a fundamentally better, more accessible user experience.
Working in driver operations, I loved the idea that I was helping to bring that world one step closer to reality, and giving millions of drivers greater flexibility in the process.
The new career is flexible, adaptable, and worker-centric.
Technology is giving people the means to create inside and outside of traditional employment, helping them forge new paths, pursue their passions and work wherever, whenever and however they want.
Talent is equally distributed, but opportunity isn’t — yet. Technology is ushering in a wave of new opportunities that are more accessible than ever before, especially for makers who have been overlooked or underestimated.
At Crosscut Ventures, I co-created the first free job board focused solely on LA startups, Interchange. With the support of great partners like PledgeLA, Interchange will help make roles at LA-based startups more accessible to diverse candidates.
According to MIT, male entrepreneurs are six times more likely to start enterprise businesses than female entrepreneurs. We started The Table to amplify the voices of women in enterprise and create a community where female founders, investors, and operators can learn from one another.