How the Daughter of a Maid and a Bus Boy Learned to Navigate the Investment World

Samara Mejia Hernandez is a Latina, venture capitalist and investor. Here's her story.

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Picture the stereotype of a venture capitalist or investor. Is Samara Mejia Hernandez what you imagined?

She's a Latin woman based out of , who had to fight and claw her way to where she is today, because she simply didn't have the connections growing up that many future investors do. In this interview, though, Hernandez shows how that experience actually helped her get to the top, plus the importance of diversity within the investing field and why there is a lack of women in tech.

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