Los Angeles, CA — Self Made, the latest book from entrepreneur Nely Galán is creating a buzz and became the number best seller on Amazon last week. Pick up a copy and in it you will find Galan leading a new revolution in women’s entrepreneurship. Galán has followed her entrepreneur journey to great success, and now she is now making sure every woman has the tools to achieve it with Self Made: Becoming Empowered, Self-Reliant, and Rich in Every Way (Spiegel & Grau/Random House). Financial guru Suze Orman has written the foreword to her book.
Self Made delves into the economic crash of 2008 putting into perspective how, although devastating for many, it also contained a silver lining, particularly for women. Out of necessity, women – especially multicultural women – became earners and entrepreneurs and now represent the largest growth engine in the U.S. economy. Galan points out that if growth continues at the current rate, by 2017, majority-female-owned business will be 44% of all business, and 23% of all business with employees. Because of these economic shifts, women from many different cultures and backgrounds are united in a quest for a new financial future – one they can control. As Galán attests in Self Made, there is no true empowerment until you have your own money.
Galán, an entrepreneur, media mogul, and Latina immigrant, asserts that there are no barriers to entry in this do-it-yourself economy. Technology, social media, and the sharing economy have made it easier than ever to start a business of one’s own. Being Self Made gets women out of survival mode and on a path to build wealth.
“Nely is one of the most effective and inspiring voices of empowerment, and she speaks to this moment with insight, empathy, and authenticity,” says Julie Grau, SVP and Publisher of Spiegel & Grau, an imprint of Random House.
The book also contains secrets and tips to finding hidden money now. Galán reveals the secrets of “the golden triangle” –money and resources targeted to women in the form of grants, contracts, government programs, and private sector resources. In Self Made Galán also shares lessons from her own life to transform your thinking and awaken your entrepreneurial spirit.
Nely Galán is a women’s empowerment advocate, an Emmy Award-winning television producer, and the owner of Galán Entertainment, a dynamic, multicultural media company that has created more than seven hundred television shows in English and Spanish and helped launch ten channels around the world. The first Latina president of a U.S. television network, Telemundo. Galán is also the founder of The Adelante Movement, a national motivational tour and digital platform that unites and empowers Latinas socially, economically, and politically. She is a sought-after speaker who has spoken at the Coca-Cola Company, American Express, JPMorgan Chase, General Electric, the Clinton Foundation, and the United Nations, SXSW, among other companies and organizations.