Nov 16, 2020
Being born in a Pakistani refugee camp
To Queens, NY
To Pipestone, MN
Life Lessons from her father:
2.) Hard work
3.) No excuses
4.) You can be whatever you want
Started babysitting at 8 y/o to help provide for the family.
Dishwasher, waitress, hardware store, bartender, golf course
Played in the high school state basketball championship
Enlisted in the Army National Guard
Recruited to play basketball at West Point
Judo National Champion
Semi-finalist Golden Gloves boxing
Only woman to go to Field Artillery in USMA Class of 2010
First Woman Artillery Cannon Platoon Leader
Had great mentors along the way
Husband was deployed during birth of first child
Army Brigade Operations Officer in an all-male unit working 12-14 hours a day w/a new baby.
Made the decision to breastfeed but it was very difficult to do in the Army.
How she handled & approached external failure.
Had her second son & went straight into Company Command. Spent lots of time in the field w/little to no control over my schedule.
Couldn’t find a solution anywhere, so decided to create one. That was the “birth” of Zanbazan.
Importance of critical thinking as an entrepreneur
Insights on healthy view of failure
How she’s handled the emotional ups & downs of being an entrepreneur
One of the hardest aspects of her emotional journey
Advice to entrepreneurs
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