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Big Pharma, Mentorship, and Finding Your Career Superpower, with Denice Torres

A career is never a straight line, and Denice Torres’ is no exception. After years of working as a janitor, she knew that she wanted to start her big career adventure. She studied psychology, attended law school and worked for United Way before she realized a job might not be the key to her pursuit…

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Developing and Retaining Diverse Early-Stage Talent, with College Code’s Chelsea C. Williams

When Chelsea C. Williams first stepped foot on Spelman College’s campus, that was when she started to understand diversity. As an HBCU, Spelman is (mostly) racially homogenous, so that doens’t make a whole lot of sense. Except that Chelsea could see other types of diversity, such as regional differences and differences of upbringing.  Her curiosity…

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Grief, Survivor’s Guilt, and Life after 9/11, with Inez Ribustello

In September 2001, Inez Ribustello was the Beverage Director for Windows on the World, located on the 106th and 107th floors of the World Trade Center North Tower.  When she flew home for her sister’s wedding, she hugged all her friends at work and said she’d see them in a week. But she would never…

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Diverse hiring in tech & preventing Tokenism, with Strava’s Shailvi Wakhlu

Shailvi Wakhlu was in technology from the beginning. At two, her mom brought home a computer that she would play with. At eight, she started coding and found her passion. But as she got older, she started to realize that most of the coders didn’t look like her, and she was working in a very…

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7. Is Midwifery a Right or a Privilege?

Vanessa Caldari founded Mujeres Ayudando Madres because she I realized that midwifery care, especially in Puerto Rico, was really for people with access to the finances and the education to have that care. She didn’t want midwifery care to be a privilege, so she did something about it. Vanessa Caldari is the founder of Mujeres Ayudando Madres, a…

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Shannon Allen: SAS Senior Director of Employer Branding and HR Communication

Shannon Allen is the SAS Senior Director of Employer Branding and HR Communication – two fields that typically don’t go together. But SAS wants its teams to understand that HR is not just about hiring and firing – it’s about intentionally building a culture with values and a mission that everyone can get behind. And…

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Eff-You Funds, Dreams of the Single Life, and Manifesting Fire: Conversation with Sisters

Courtney and Dana unpack last week’s episode with publicist Melinda Jackson (Apple Podcasts | Spotify) and her unique approach to public relations, brand consulting, and life in general, including: What’s an Eff-You Fund? What would life and entrepreneurship be like sigle and kid-free? What does it mean to manifest fire?   Transcript Dana: And they…

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Yes you CAN monetize your podcast without 10K downloads / episode, with Squadcast.fm’s Arielle Nissenblatt

We’ve all heard the classic podcast ads: HelloFresh, MeUndies, Express VPN. It might feel like you need to be Joe Rogan to find sponsors for your podcast, but there are ways to monetize your show no matter how big or small. This week, Jason and Cee Cee talk with Squadcast.fm’s Arielle Nissenblatt about different ways…

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159: Emotional Marketing, with Renee Sabo

When a couple is considering which vendors to go with, they look at a lot of different factors. Weddings you’ve worked before, website, social media, reviews, price point, the call you had with them. Ultimately, they narrow each category down to two or three vendors and then…they go with their gut. They go with what…

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19. Maggie Kane, A Place at the Table

In January 2018, Raleigh native Maggie Kane opened Raleigh’s first pay-what-you-can cafe, A Place at the Table. Today she talks to Caroline and Craig about the why and how of how it all got started, how the Triangle community has been so supportive, and what she likes to do in the City of Oaks when…

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