Session: When to Persevere & When to Quit: From Defeated to Founder
People talk a lot about taking risks, but often times when we feel defeated, devalued or demotivated it's challenging to make progress. That, coupled with the doubts and fears projected onto you by others can be paralyzing. Learn practical steps you can take, small developments that can help you progress and how to take BIG risks when you're completely risk averse like I once was). Plus I'll go over the core fundamentals of getting your first customer as a first time founder.
Salma is the founder and CEO of Zelus PR and Marketing, a firm that specializes in marketing strategies for frontier technology companies, primarily in 3D printing. She is the co-chair of London Tech Advocates MENA and a member of Women in 3D Printing.
Salma has been working in technology since her early career, from large corporations like Apple to venture backed startups like Houzz Inc. Her journey stretches from California to London, where she relocated to become the CMO of MyMiniFactory, the 3D printing platform.
Salma's mission is to support and inspire others to take risks to act on their potential, a purpose she advocates for both with clients and peers. Aside from an entrepreneur, she's a social justice advocate, a storyteller, a writer and a UCLA graduate.