It's About Damn Time: How to Turn Being Underestimated into Your Greatest Advantage
by Arlan Hamilton¬†
‚ÄúA hero's tale of what‚Äôs possible when we unlock our potential, continue the search for knowledge, and draw on our lived experiences to guide us through the darkest moments.‚Äù‚ÄîStacey Abrams
From a black, gay woman who broke into the boys‚Äô club of Silicon Valley comes an empowering guide to finding your voice, working your way into any room you want to be in, and achieving your own dreams.
In 2015, Arlan Hamilton was on food stamps and sleeping on the floor of the San Francisco airport, with nothing but an old laptop and a dream of breaking into the venture capital business. She couldn‚Äôt understand why people starting companies all looked the same (white and male), and she wanted the chance to invest in the ideas and people who didn‚Äôt conform to this image of how a founder is supposed to look. Hamilton had no contacts or network in Silicon Valley, no background in finance‚Äînot even a college degree. What she did have was fierce determination and the will to succeed.