Nely Galán's family fled Cuba for a chance at a better life. Today, the media mogul has a rich career that includes being the first Latina President of Entertainment for a U.S. television network and a New York Times Best-Selling author. She talks being an immigrant and self-made, too.
Nely Galan's NYT Bestselling Book, "Self Made: Becoming Empowered, Self-Reliant, and Rich in Every Way" is selected as a thought-provoking book every woman should read.
APEX Insight: Lufthansa supported gender parity this International Women’s Day by featuring women in male-dominated fields on a FlyingLab flight to SXSW in Austin, which is itself still a largely male-dominated event. Perhaps an 11-hour flight is not long enough to break through glass ceilings and gender barriers, but it’s a good start. Besides, the sisters on board are already doing it for themselves.
What does it mean to be self-made? It’s not just about having money, but financial empowerment is where it begins.
Refinery 29 gave 24 female entrepreneurs a chance to share who their favorite entrepreneurs are in honor of International Women's Day.
Nely gives three tips to women on how to empower themselves, financially, in honor of International Women's Day.
Nely Galan shares her self made story, and makes it clear, you can still be self-made without being Beyoncé or Zuckerberg. “The reason why I called this ‘Self-Made’ is because not everyone is built to be an entrepreneur but everyone is built to be self-made.”
Nely speaks on a Franklin Covey webcast about her journey to becoming Self-Made, and how to take control of your life with a Self-Made mindset.
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