Being a Black female founder with Patrice
Looking to start a business as a Black female? We sat down with Patrice founder of Pink Ship, a digital marketing agency, to find out how her journey has been. You can watch the interview on our Instagram page or read what she had to say here:
Hi, I’m Patrice and I’m the founder of a digital marketing agency, called Pink Ship.
What’s one word you’d use to describe your entrepreneurial journey so far?
One word I would use to describe my entrepreneurial journey so far is, WHEW! That’s the word because it has been a rollercoaster, ups and downs. I mean, thank God, it’s amazing right now and I couldn’t be more grateful but it has been a journey for sure.
When it comes to Black women- what do we need to normalise?
Normalise black women being happy. Can we be happy?
What’s your favourite thing about being a Black woman?
My favourite thing about being a black woman, it’s everything, everything, I can’t even say one thing. It’s great, we love it, we love it here.
What do you love most about being a Black female founder?
I think what I love most about being a black female founder is that I haven’t let any obstacles or restrictions stop me from achieving what I wanted to achieve. I get to say that I did it regardless and I love that.