Lessons Learned from Failure with Sophia Ogiso

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Our Guest – Sophia Ogiso

Sophia started a company called Truust, a bra for big-busted women; she talks about many mistakes she made and then eventually steps back.

About Sophia

Sophia Ogiso is an entrepreneur, designer, and creative thinker. With almost two decades of diverse experiences in industrial and architectural design, product development and innovation, she intimately understands what it takes to bring an idea from concept through to commercialization, always while putting the customer needs first. Sophia is passionate about engaging women in technology and finding unique ways to create valuable, interdisciplinary teams.

Sophia currently works as an architectural designer at CannonDesign and is also pursuing her Masters of Architecture. Throughout her career, Sophia has been part of innovation teams, worked in a variety of design roles with both emerging and global companies, and also founded and led a retail tech company where she co-invented and commercialized a patented system of bra support for the D+ market. She has been recognized in multiple publications, including Forbes, Inc. magazine, Pittsburgh Business Times, and The Today Show. Sophia lives in Pittsburgh with her husband and two children.

About W.E. (Women Entrepreneurs) Podcast

W.E. is a podcast about and for women entrepreneurs. There are so many badass women worldwide killing it with their businesses! On W.E., our host Meesha Gerhart, found of Redtree, and guest Entrepreneurs sit down with these women and learn about how they got started, the challenges of starting and running a business, as well as the triumphs and unexpected joys.

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