At PeopleFund, we want to see your small business succeed. The PeopleTalk Entrepreneur Education Series offers a unique opportunity to learn from successful entrepreneurs and community leaders. Hear about their business journey, from lessons learned to professional advice from experienced CEOs. Lunch is included and questions are welcome. Now’s your chance to think big picture about the future of your small business and pick the brains of our community’s best and brightest. Since 2005, PeopleTalk has been presented by Bank of America.
Where can you find Deidre Mathis? Hanging out with penguins in Antarctica, paragliding in New Zealand, and bathing rescue elephants in Thailand. She is also making history as the first African-American female hostel owner in the United States. A keynote speaker, author, and budget traveler, Deidre was inspired to open her own hostel “Wanderstay Houston” after a trip to Greece. She has been featured in Forbes, The Houston Chronicle, Jacksonville Magazine, and was recently honored as a Top-50 Business Professional awardee by D-Mars Business Journal. With a passion for travel and helping people come together, Deidre is passionate about inspiring other business women and travelers interested in exploring the world and being their own boss.