My grandmother is my role model. She worked diligently to provide information access in Asia to those around her who needed it. It was her efforts to help inform everyday citizens of the possibilities that existed outside of their towns that really inspired me.
The Under 30 Summit is the young entrepreneur's dream. From inspiring keynotes to pitch contests to the Under 30 Music Festival, the Summit celebrates bold ideas and challenges attendees to continue to push boundaries.
From October 19th to 22nd, Forbes hosted over a thousand innovators in downtown Philadelphia for the first-ever Forbes Under 30 Summit. Among the attendees were those selected for the 30 Under 30 lists spanning across a multitude of industries.
Back in 2011, the exclusive list was riddled with the titles: writer, editor, producer, reporter, correspondent. But by 2013, 19 out of the 30 spots were entrepreneurs -- founders or cofounders of their own companies.