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Female Firebrands Podcast

Season 3 | Episode 29: Entrepreneurial Failure: No Worse than Skinned Knees

Through founding Banister Advisors, Vanessa Laughlin's passion for client services has met the opportunity to ease the emotional and logistical burdens that individuals and families confront in the face of critical circumstances across their lifespan. Vanessa and I talk about how her work at Banister relieves the family navigator, how being a self-described “stealth person of color” puts her in unexpected situations and conversations, and why “you can’t fire an entrepreneur” because they keep coming back.


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