Hi, My name is Sarah white, I’m co-founder and co-CEO of Little Bridge, where we make social media safe and fun for kids around the world.嗨，我的名字是 Sarah white，我是 Little Bridge 的联合创始人兼联合首席执行官，我们致力于为世界各地的孩子打造安全有趣的社交媒体。My story of becoming an entrepreneur starts out like some of the greats; I dropped out of school. That’s how Bill Gates got started, right?我成为创业者的故事类似于一些伟大的企业家；我辍学了。比尔-盖茨就是这样起步的，对吗？Well, not exactly. Bill Gates dropped out of Harvard. I dropped out of high school when I was 16. I was a smart kid, I just had a big problem with being told what to do, especially when I didn’t see a reason to do it.嗯，不完全是。 比尔盖茨从哈佛辍学。 我 16 岁时从高中辍学。 我是一个聪明的孩子，我只是对别人告诉我做什么有很大的意见，尤其是当我看不到这样做的理由时。Despite leaving formal education many years before my peers, I’ve never stopped learning; and have always maintained a growth mindset.尽管比我的同龄人早离开正规教育很多年，但我从未停止过学习；并一直保持着一种成长的心态。I went straight from school into full-time work, and have since done every job you can imagine, all the while learning as much as I could. But I always wanted to do something bigger, I just didn’t know where to start.我从学校直接进入全职工作，从那时起，我做了你能想象到的所有工作，同时尽可能多地学习。但我一直想做一些更大的事情，只是不知道从哪里开始。It all changed for me when several years ago, I was fortunate enough to meet Emma Rogers, a seasoned entrepreneur who took a chance on me and became my mentor. In 2015 we founded Little Bridge.几年前，当我有幸遇到经验丰富的企业家艾玛·罗杰斯 (Emma Rogers) 时，这一切都改变了，她抓住了我的机会，成为了我的导师。 2015年，我们创立了小桥。I hope my unusual journey to becoming an entrepreneur can help inspire people who haven’t had the easiest transition to adulthood. My journey is also what makes me so passionate about edtech; as someone who struggled with formal education, technology opens up a world of opportunities to learn and develop outside of traditional schooling.我希望我成为企业家的不同寻常的旅程能够帮助激励那些没有最容易过渡到成年的人。我的旅程也是使我对教育技术如此热情的原因；作为一个在正规教育中挣扎的人，技术开辟了一个在传统学校教育之外学习和发展的世界。
Sarah总结了Little Bridge 成功的秘诀 - 坚持不懈的努力和一个伟大的想法，再加上一点运气。在这里恭喜Little Bridge成功进军硅谷，将在今年夏天参加Draper 大学的活动。 最后，我把Draper大学创始人蒂姆 德雷铂（Tim Draper)的座右铭送给每一位心怀梦想，砥砺前行的创业者："你常试新事物的次数越多，成功的机会就越大。"
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