FEMnation Podcast

Jo-Anna Nieves - A Lawyer Flourishing In The World Of Criminal Law

January 1, 2020

Jo-Anna Nieves, Founding Attorney of The Nieves Law FIrm, joins me in today’s episode as we talk about her entrepreneurial journey and how she stepped up and successfully built a business and a profession dominated by males. Listen to and learn from her inspiring story of rising up.


What you’ll learn:


  • The story of how Jo-Anna's entrepreneurial journey started.
  • The reason she got into law.
  • The driving force of her passion with criminal law.
  • The struggles she has overcome in reaching the impact she wants to make.
  • Jo-Anna's thoughts on women in positions of power or in businesses of power being just in the infancy stages.
  • Discrimination in women entrepreneurship.
  • Encouraging women in entrepreneurship to step into their confidence.
  • The difference of being a solo entrepreneur to a business owner.
  • Jo-Anna’s definition of success.
  • Outcomes of Jo-Anna from the work that she does.
  • What successful entrepreneurs need to do to stand the test of time.
  • Keeping up with learning and personal development as an entrepreneur.
  • How the entrepreneurial journey has changed her.