BY OLIVIA MILTNER
When she moved to Columbus three years ago, she wanted to throw herself into living in the area. Exhausted from the constant hustle of self-employment—she had been a blogger and consultant back in Durham, North Carolina—she missed the place-based peace of being rooted where she was living.
But when she looked around for folks who looked like her, she realized she was surrounded by white people in her job and in her neighborhood.
“I had a really hard time finding other women of color that I could connect with,” she said.
So, she took matters into her own hands, wanting to create somewhere that women of color could feel at home. The result was Zora’s House, the first coworking space for women of color in Columbus, located on Summit Street across from Weinland Park and set to officially open this month.