Woman Entrepreneur Succeeds at Business Ownership with Great Faith, Perseverance and SBA Assistance
When she was five or six years old, Nairda Hernández dreamed of someday becoming a supermodel.
She would saunter out in her mother’s high heels, slide a rubber band on her small wrist with a nail-clipper hanging from it like a medallion, and beg to be introduced to her parents’ friends visiting their home.
“I would ask, ‘Mami, Mami, introduce me!” Nairda recalls. “And she would say ‘ladies and gentlemen, with you, Nairda Hernández! I would walk out shaking my wrist and striking a pose.”
Time and again Nairda would plead with her mother to enroll her in modeling classes, and each time she got the same response: “when you’re a little older.”
“Since I was so little, I thought that meant when I was in the sixth grade, so I asked then, and again when I was in the ninth grade. I never got a different answer, so I decided to wait... Read More