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Being A Latina Business Owner In Reno | KUNR

By ThisIsReno

For many, entrepreneurship can be a difficult process. Now, imagine trying to start a business in a foreign country.

In Reno, some Latina business owners say this journey has been challenging for them due to cultural differences and language barriers.

While a few of Maury Centeno’s employees sand down a windshield, she’s in the white-walled office next door typing away on her computer. She owns Safety Glass, a windshield replacement company in Reno.

Originally from Mexico, Centeno moved to the U.S. 15 years ago. When she became the owner of Safety Glass, she quickly realized that there are significant differences conducting business in the U.S.

Read more from our media partner, Reno Public Radio: Being A Latina Business Owner In Reno