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Unicorns and Bosses : Advice and inspirational stories from people of color about their unique career paths
64 minutes | Apr 28, 2019
Black Girl Magic: Yes, it’s real
Ashley’s passion for serving people took her from St. Louis Missouri to the big apple where she now litigates criminal cases for the city of New York. Her competitive spirit as an athlete and forever supportive mother are big reasons for her growth and success as a young professional. She vows to give back to young people of color who need encouragement and exposure to career opportunities that exist beyond what they see in their day-to-day lives.
107 minutes | Mar 4, 2019
A Leader's Dream: Law, Authenticity, and T.R.U.S.T.
Kojo is a change agent determined to help people of color reach their fullest potential. Throughout his career he's focused on education and philanthropy as tools for cultivating stronger communities. In his new chapter in life, Kojo serves local entrepreneurs as the Executive Director of 36 Degrees North. Among many things, we discuss micro-aggressions, authenticity, and leadership.
68 minutes | Jan 19, 2019
Sweet Success: The Roots, Taste Testing, and Revenue Streams
Angela is a private chef, food blogger, recipe developer, and food photographer. This Jill of all trades courageously made the leap from a 9-to-5 life to entrepreneurship after 10 years as an accountant. We discuss topics around black business and the food industry landscape.
32 minutes | Jan 5, 2019
Jersey Grit: Moms advice, Engineering, and Lockheed
Our guest is a Jersey born, Richmond raised, electrical engineer whose fascinated with how things work. Inspired by his role models and moved by life lessons, Brandon successfully found a path to a sustainable career. The future is bright because he understands the importance of his representation and how it illuminates opportunities in the field of engineering for young people of color.
68 minutes | Dec 19, 2018
The come up: Africa, J.Crew, and Design Strategy
Black professionals only make up 3% of the tech workforce in Silicon Valley. Phume is a unicorn. This fashion designer turned techie is a now Service Designer at Autodesk. We discuss African heritage, the departure from J.Crew, and her love for design.
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