72% of entrepreneurs are affected by mental health conditions as they chase their dreams. Millennial entrepreneur and Cornell University unconventional scholar, Dr. Nadia Marie Sasso, PhD opens up about her mental health on her journey to success. Nadia Sasso is a high-powered creative producer and unconventional scholar based in Los Angeles. Her expertise is developing engaging creative content and driving strategy across various platforms and media. Nadia has 10 years of relevant professional experience, with documented success in the areas of social innovation, strategic partnerships, and new media. Her portfolio proves that she is deeply invested and interested in media as a storytelling tool to not only engage and inspire audiences but also connecting people around the world with stories they will love. She advocates for changing the way relationships are built, fostered and established across various industries both in the diaspora and on the African continent. Nadia is a frequent social impact honoree, prolific public speaker and panelist at prestigious conferences and universities, and recipient of significant press recognition in major media outlets. She has been recognized by notables like Former President Barack Obama and Katie Couric for catalyzing innovative and positive change via filmmaking and social work. More recently, she produced and directed an independent film featuring Issa Rae that has impacted afromillennials around the world. Having a PhD from Cornell University she provides expert insight and advice on content for TV shows and films relating to the African Diaspora. Nadia is a creative genius and a mover and shaker of all things media with a focus on entertainment, culture, fashion, lifestyle, entrepreneurship, women’s empowerment and all things Africa and Diaspora.