I’m a Latina tech founder and you can be too
by: Alana Matos, from Parallel18 Gen2
Me: “I’m not applying to jobs after graduation. I’m doing a startup.”
My mom: “A what?”
The day I told my uber traditional Puerto Rican parents that their Harvard educated daughter was not pursuing any sort of traditional career, I knew their hearts sank. This was not what they had envisioned when I told them I wanted to go to graduate school.