She’s utilizing her legal degree to fight against today’s hardest issues: criminal justice and sustainability.
Meet Tahda Ahtone, lawyer, entrepreneur, prosecutor, attorney, proud mother, and advocate of the side hustle.
After graduating high school at age 16, as an Olympic fencing hopeful, Tahda hit a crossroads in her career, one that changed her trajectory forever. Along the way, she cultivated authentic tactics to network and genuinely connecting with others– creating relationships that would serve her and her business, years after. On the show, she dives into how she leverages her legal skills, network, and alliances to build her business in an industry dominated by men. Listen in to hear how you can harness the power of your purpose and discover the tips ceiling breakers have used to find success.
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Quotes We Keep In Mind:
“It takes a lot of hard work, that sometimes is painful, but it’s worth it. Getting hit or slapped by a saber does not feel good. But getting to walk away with the victory is definitely worth it.”
“It helped me to understand the power of people like me, people of color, being in those positions and able to help their people because I was able to, as a prosecutor, take a much more humanitarian stance.”
“Society pushes that we [women] should be competing with each other. When really, if we would join together in our networks, we can help lift each other up a lot faster than if we see each other as competition.”
This episode’s partner is Miss CEO. Miss CEO empowers young women with world-class leadership education, mentorship, and career exploration opportunities. Since its founding in 2011, Miss CEO has trained over 40,000 children, young women, and professionals from all over the world. To learn more and participate in one of their highly-regarded programs, check out www.missceo.org.