Elizabeth Olubodun, the founder of Aso-Swap, chats with I Am The Diaspora about pursuing her creative passions. She broke out of the typical role expected of a Nigerian-American and pursued journalism, tv presenting, screenwriting and entrepreneurship.
We talk about the importance of chasing your dreams, some of the challenges of following those dreams in light of family expectations, and why now is the best time to build your business.
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My weekly talk show, I Am The Diaspora, takes a two-track approach to achieve that: It showcases business leaders who will talk about their journey to success in Africa in order to empower and motivate YOU! While at the same time, I seek to grow awareness and strengthen public relations for these African businesses and brands featured on my show, so they can introduce their products and services to a powerful African Diaspora market.
TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS EPISODE:
- Elizabeth’s path to becoming an entrepreneur
- How Elizabeth gets inspired from the African Diaspora
- How to keep yourself from being “boxed in” and keep evolving
- How to blend or combine your interests and not feel overwhelmed
- Choosing when to experiment with your business idea
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