TANIA ZAPATA Co-Founder & CEO Akily

ABOUT TANIA

  • Background

     

    ❉ Ethnicity: Latina

    ❉ County of Heritage: Colombia

    ❉ Language(s): English, Spanish and French

    ❉ Gender: Female

    ❉ Years of Work Experience: 22

     

  • Tania in Three Words

    ❉ Resourceful/creative

    ❉ Caring

    ❉ Learner

  • Top Accomplishments

    ❉ Revolutionized the voice over industry  by co-founding the first online marketplace to connect voice actors with demand. Through it we have allowed thousands of people around the world to become independent providers of voice overs.

    ❉ Started the company with our savings and have Bootstrapped it ever since.

    ❉ (Personal) Minimizing the negative effects of ADHD while embracing the positive effects of it.

     

  • Top Three Areas of Expertise

    ❉ Entrepreneurship

    ❉ Operations and people operations

    ❉ Voice overs and voice over industry.

  • Career Advice to Younger Self

    ❉ The future will still be uncertain, but you will not worry so much about not knowing it. You will feel a lot more comfortable with uncertainty.

     

     

  • Current Role/Company and Impact on Development

    ❉ Company: Akily. I am in the brink of launching an adaptive children’s development app that will provide parents with easy to do activities with the purpose of enhancing one or more areas of development.

    ❉ Role: Co-Founder and CEO

    ❉ Industry(ies): Edtech

    ❉ Minority owned business/organization:  Yes

    ❉ Women owned business/organization: Yes

     

  • Top Allies Who have Supported My Development and Success

    ❉ Individuals:

    Parents, husband (Alex Torrenegra)

    ❉ Non-Profit Organizations:

    Endeavor

  • Opportunities Currently Seeking (highlight areas where iD community may be able to help!)

    ☑︎ Building Current Business (connecting with individual and organizational stakeholders who would likely have an interest in being engaged)

    ☑︎ General Networking/Relationship Building

    ◻︎ Employment

    ◻︎ For-Profit Board

    ◻︎ Non-Profit Board

    ◻︎ General Professional Development

    ☑︎ Be Coached

    ☑︎ Coach Others

    ◻︎ Speaking Opportunities

    ◻︎ Other (Please describe):

  • Song That Inspires Me Most

    ❉  There are several that inspire me, not for the lyrics but for the music. I like the music of John Williams, Ennio Morricone.

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TANIA ZAPATA Co-Founder & CEO Akily
TANIA ZAPATA Co-Founder & CEO Akily
Copyright 2017 Inspiring Diversity, LLC | info@inspiringdiversity.com
TANIA ZAPATA Co-Founder & CEO Akily
TANIA ZAPATA Co-Founder & CEO Akily

ABOUT TANIA

Copyright 2017 Inspiring Diversity, LLC info@inspiringdiversity.com
TANIA ZAPATA Co-Founder & CEO Akily

ABOUT TANIA

Copyright 2017 Inspiring Diversity, LLC info@inspiringdiversity.com
TANIA ZAPATA Co-Founder & CEO Akily
Copyright 2017 Inspiring Diversity, LLC info@inspiringdiversity.com
TANIA ZAPATA Co-Founder & CEO Akily
ABOUT TANIA
  • Background

     

    ❉ Ethnicity: Latina

    ❉ County of Heritage: Colombia

    ❉ Language(s): English, Spanish and French

    ❉ Gender: Female

    ❉ Years of Work Experience: 22

     

  • Tania in Three Words

    ❉ Resourceful/creative

    ❉ Caring

    ❉ Learner

  • Top Accomplishments

    ❉ Revolutionized the voice over industry  by co-founding the first online marketplace to connect voice actors with demand. Through it we have allowed thousands of people around the world to become independent providers of voice overs.

    ❉ Started the company with our savings and have Bootstrapped it ever since.

    ❉ (Personal) Minimizing the negative effects of ADHD while embracing the positive effects of it.

     

  • Top Areas of Expertise

    ❉ Entrepreneurship

    ❉ Operations and people operations

    ❉ Voice overs and voice over industry.

  • Career Advice to Younger Self

    ❉ The future will still be uncertain, but you will not worry so much about not knowing it. You will feel a lot more comfortable with uncertainty.

     

     

  • Current Role/Company and Impact on Development

    ❉ Company: Akily. I am in the brink of launching an adaptive children’s development app that will provide parents with easy to do activities with the purpose of enhancing one or more areas of development.

    ❉ Role: Co-Founder and CEO

    ❉ Industry(ies): Edtech

    ❉ Minority owned business/organization:  Yes

    ❉ Women owned business/organization: Yes

     

  • Top Allies Who have Supported My Development and Success

    ❉ Individuals:

    Parents, husband (Alex Torrenegra)

    ❉ Non-Profit Organizations:

    Endeavor

  • Opportunities Currently Seeking (highlight areas where iD community may be able to help!)

    ☑︎ Building Current Business (connecting with individual and organizational stakeholders who would likely have an interest in being engaged)

    ☑︎ General Networking/Relationship Building

    ◻︎ Employment

    ◻︎ For-Profit Board

    ◻︎ Non-Profit Board

    ◻︎ General Professional Development

    ☑︎ Be Coached

    ☑︎ Coach Others

    ◻︎ Speaking Opportunities

    ◻︎ Other (Please describe):

  • Song that Inspires Me Most

    ❉  There are several that inspire me, not for the lyrics but for the music. I like the music of John Williams, Ennio Morricone.

Copyright 2017 Inspiring Diversity, LLC info@inspiringdiversity.com
ABOUT TANIA
  • Background

     

    ❉ Ethnicity: Latina

    ❉ County of Heritage: Colombia

    ❉ Language(s): English, Spanish and French

    ❉ Gender: Female

    ❉ Years of Work Experience: 22

     

  • Tania in Three Words

    ❉ Resourceful/creative

    ❉ Caring

    ❉ Learner

  • Top Accomplishments

    ❉ Revolutionized the voice over industry  by co-founding the first online marketplace to connect voice actors with demand. Through it we have allowed thousands of people around the world to become independent providers of voice overs.

    ❉ Started the company with our savings and have Bootstrapped it ever since.

    ❉ (Personal) Minimizing the negative effects of ADHD while embracing the positive effects of it.

     

  • Top Areas of Expertise

    ❉ Entrepreneurship

    ❉ Operations and people operations

    ❉ Voice overs and voice over industry.

  • Career Advice to Younger Self

    ❉ The future will still be uncertain, but you will not worry so much about not knowing it. You will feel a lot more comfortable with uncertainty.

     

     

  • Current Role/Company and Impact on Development

    ❉ Company: Akily. I am in the brink of launching an adaptive children’s development app that will provide parents with easy to do activities with the purpose of enhancing one or more areas of development.

    ❉ Role: Co-Founder and CEO

    ❉ Industry(ies): Edtech

    ❉ Minority owned business/organization:  Yes

    ❉ Women owned business/organization: Yes

     

  • Top Allies Who have Supported My Development and Success

    ❉ Individuals:

    Parents, husband (Alex Torrenegra)

    ❉ Non-Profit Organizations:

    Endeavor

  • Opportunities Currently Seeking (highlight areas where iD community may be able to help!)

    ☑︎ Building Current Business (connecting with individual and organizational stakeholders who would likely have an interest in being engaged)

    ☑︎ General Networking/Relationship Building

    ◻︎ Employment

    ◻︎ For-Profit Board

    ◻︎ Non-Profit Board

    ◻︎ General Professional Development

    ☑︎ Be Coached

    ☑︎ Coach Others

    ◻︎ Speaking Opportunities

    ◻︎ Other (Please describe):

  • Song that Inspires Me Most

    ❉  There are several that inspire me, not for the lyrics but for the music. I like the music of John Williams, Ennio Morricone.

Copyright 2017 Inspiring Diversity, LLC | info@inspiringdiversity.com