Felena Hanson is a long-time entrepreneur and marketing maven. She is the founder of Hera Hub, a spa-inspired shared workspace, and community for female entrepreneurs.
With branches across the U.S. and international locations in the works, the company provides a flexible work, and meeting space that fosters a cooperative & productive community where business owners can thrive and succeed.
Felena founded Hera Hub with the belief that women are the future, and they will be responsible for the next wave of prosperity across the globe.
Hanson had her first taste of entrepreneurship when she was just eight years old. Since then her 20-year career has spanned from technology start-ups to digital marketing agencies, and her client list includes DirecTV, Epson, CNN, and Union Bank.
She has been nominated for numerous awards and won the 2012 “Women Business Owner of the Year” award and the 2014 “Women Advocate of the Year” award. In 2014, she also won the “Small Business Champion of the Year” award.
Hanson and Hera Hub have been featured in Inc. Magazine, BBC News, Forbes, and The New York Times. Her new book Flight Club – Rebel, Reinvent, and Thrive: How to Launch Your Dream Business, outlines tools and resources to help women in every stage of starting their business.
In this episode, we discussed her life story, entrepreneurial roots, business, success principles and plans for the future.