An Entrepreneur Who Wouldn’t Be Stopped by Anything
25 December 2013 – Hanny Lerner estimates that 80 percent of her customers find her company, MOD Restoration, at the website she designed. Ms. Lerner, 29, does not code, but she has experience in user-interface design and created the screen blueprints for her site.
None of this would be especially notable if not that, for most of her life, Ms. Lerner didn’t know that the Internet existed. The daughter of a rabbi, she grew up in what she calls an “ultra-Hasidic” home, where information about the outside world was limited. Not until she was estranged from her family and community did she fully experience the broader world.
Read the article at [The New York Times]