RN Turned ‘Tech Girl’ Tanya Sam Explains Why She Wasn’t Afraid To Disrupt Tradition For The Life Of Her Dreams

“This is something that I would have never anticipated because I feel like I grew up in a very African family,” Sam told AfroTech after killing two segments during the 2022 AfroTech Conference in Austin, TX. “That said, you do one career and you hold it for life and that’s very true for nursing, medicine, etc. So all of a sudden, I had this choice where I was like, pivoting into something new and I think that alone, and giving myself the grace and understanding that, in this beautiful life that we live, we can have multiple different career trajectories. We can do multiple different things. We can be the multi-hyphenate, multidimensional superwomen that we are.”

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