VC founder Aileen Lee got to the top by being an unabashed overachiever

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DNA of a MAKER
DNA of a MAKER
Supported by 23andMe.
Supported by 23andMe.

Aileen Lee is one of the most important names to know in the technology world. The founder of the venture capital firm Cowboy Ventures as well as non-profit organization All Raise, which is dedicated to improving diversity and inclusion throughout the tech industry, Lee got to the top by being a self-described over-achiever. That, along with empathy, drive and courage to overcome fears. Listen to Lee talk with host Lilliana Vasquez about being a first immigrant, women supporting women and more on the final episode of DNA of a MAKER.

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