Side Hustle Pro: Female Entrepreneurs | Black Women Business Owners | Sidepreneurs
About This Show
Side Hustle Pro spotlights bold black women entrepreneurs who have scaled from side hustle to profitable business. Join Nicaila Matthews, Senior Manager of Social Marketing at NPR by day and Chief Side Hustler by night, for your weekly installment of Side Hustle Pro and learn actionable strategies to start small and get going–wherever and whoever you are. Side Hustle Pro features interviews with inspiring black women entrepreneurs like Venture Capitalist Stefanie Thomas, named a “Voice of Black Women VCs” by Fast Company, Award-winning financial educator and best-selling author Tiffany "The Budgetnista" Aliche, and entrepreneur, speaker and goal achievement specialist Courtney Sanders, the Founder of Think and Grow Chick, LLC.
Most Recent Episode
Ep 27: How One Woman Fled the 9-5 city grind to pursue her passion for food and travel
3 days ago
Today’s guest, is Kalisa Martin, The Co-Founder of The Runaway Jamaica, a community-oriented luxury bed & breakfast. Kalisa and her better half Jeff, a New York couple of Caribbean heritage, left the 9-5 city grind to pursue their passion for food, culture and travel. After becoming the first and only successfully funded Bed & Breakfast on Kickstarter, they have quickly become the go-to destination for adventurous travelers seeking an authentic immersion into island life. Now, building on the experience they’ve begun in Jamaica, Kalisa and Jeff are expanding to new destinations around the world. On this episode, you’ll learn what inspired the idea to open The Runaway Jamaica and how she got the courage to quit her 9 to 5 and pursue her entrepreneurial dreams.