You can be on Entrepreneur’s cover!

How This Founder Went From Working in Retail to Starting Her Own Non-Profit for Young Girls This female entrepreneur speaks about her uncommon path to success.

By Business Rockstars

entrepreneur daily

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own.

In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars and host Brittany Whitney speak with Tracey Welson-Rossman, the founder of CEO of Techgirlz.

Welson-Rossman shares that she began her career working retail management at a department store, after which she moved onto QVC, the online shopping platform. From QVC, the female entrepreneur landed in advertising sales, through which she began developing her entrepreneurial skills. This role eventually gave rise to an opportunity with a ride-hailing company, which she first managed with her spouse while she was seven months pregnant. After selling the business, the founder started Techgirlz, a non-profit aiming to inspire girls to pursue careers in technology.

When asked about the path of a founder, Welson-Rossman stresses that a new business owner should never think entrepreneurship will be a straight line.

Click the video to hear more.

Related: How This 'Eyebrow Queen' Found Success by Filling in an Industry Blank Space

Entrepreneur Network is a premium video network providing entertainment, education and inspiration from successful entrepreneurs and thought leaders. We provide expertise and opportunities to accelerate brand growth and effectively monetize video and audio content distributed across all digital platforms for the business genre.

EN is partnered with hundreds of top YouTube channels in the business vertical. Watch video from our network partners on demand on Roku, Apple TV and the Entrepreneur App available on iOS and Android devices.

Business Rockstars is the first integrated, multi-platform media company featuring entrepreneurs, startups and CEOs. With award-winning content creators and influencers, we are connecting and growing a community of entrepreneurs via radio, TV, podcast and social media. Business Rockstars shows are produced from our Burbank studios, with remote video broadcast facilities in San Francisco through our strategic partner, NASDAQ Private Market. Business Rockstars airs nationally in 150 radio markets, podcasting on Play.it, digitally on iTunes, Tune In, Stitcher and iHeart Radio. Business Rockstars video is featured in 40 million households with HDTV and cable through BizTV. 

Want to be an Entrepreneur Leadership Network contributor? Apply now to join.

More from Business Rockstars

Why This Entrepreneur Says Knowing Less Can Be Good for a New Business

The Founder of Lifestyle Brand 'Motherly' Shares Her Morning Routine

Popsockets Has Announced Its New Wireless Charger

Why the Day You Feel Like a True Entrepreneur May Never Come

Editor's Pick

Business News

James Clear Explains Why the 'Two Minute Rule' Is the Key to Long-Term Habit Building

The hardest step is usually the first one, he says. So make it short.

Business Ideas

63 Small Business Ideas to Start in 2024

We put together a list of the best, most profitable small business ideas for entrepreneurs to pursue in 2024.

Business Solutions

Grab Microsoft Project Professional 2021 for $20 During This Flash Sale

This small investment is well worth the time it will save your team in organizing and monitoring project work.

Business News

Microsoft's New AI Can Make Photographs Sing and Talk — and It Already Has the Mona Lisa Lip-Syncing

The VASA-1 AI model was not trained on the Mona Lisa but could animate it anyway.

Data & Recovery

This File Backup Tool Subscription Is $25 for Life for One Week Only

AOEMI Backupper Professional is designed to protect, store, and transfer user's files for them.