Whisper, the app where anyone can post anonymous messages and confessions on picturesque images, hosts ideas and admissions from its users that range from hilarious to heartbreaking. Because it allows users to stay anonymous, those who upload confessions often feel safe to bare their souls on a variety of topics – their childhoods, dating, work, relationships – free from repercussions. Fellow users can reply to Whisper posts via another image post, while also staying anonymous.
The business world has come a long way in welcoming women and providing more opportunities for them than ever, as evidenced by a report from the Institute of Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) which found that the number of women-owned businesses has grown 68 percent since 2007. Along with the triumphs, there are still frustrations about remaining barriers and old ideas, as well as self-doubt. Here are eight raw confessions from female entrepreneurs on Whisper.
1. The Secret
2. The Double Standard
3. The Mom Who is Creating Her Own Path
4. The Stereotype-Breaker
5. The Budding Entrepreneur With a Fear of Failure
6. The Head Scratcher
7. The Determined