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Earfluence
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We believe in sharing amazing stories, providing knowledge to the world, and celebrating diverse voices. Through podcasting, our clients are amplifying their expertise, expanding their networks, building a content engine, and growing their influence. If you're interested in podcasting, we'd love to hear from you! Schedule your free 15 minute podcast consult today.

Ep4 – Emma’s 3rd Grade Teacher Mrs Hernandez

Emma gets to interview her Leesville Elementary 3rd-grade teacher Mrs Hernandez! Meet the Pride is produced by Earfluence.  For full videos, head on over to MeetThePride.com.

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Oracle VP Jason Williamson on Power and Privilege

Today’s guest is Jason Williamson, Vice President of Oracle for Startups and Oracle for research. Jason and Dr Debby have a lot in common – they both went to UVA, they’re both basketball players, they both love analytics in sports, and they have a passion for elevating historically underrepresented communities.  They talk about all of…

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How to find podcast guests, with Podmatch’s Alex Sanfilippo

Alex Sanfillipo walked around a convention center floor, asking podcasters what they wish would be easier about their job. He found they all had trouble finding the perfect podcast guests, so he co-founded PodMatch, the Match.com for podcasts guests and hosts to connect simply and quickly. Gone are the days of sending out a million…

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Ep3 – Lilah Wilborne, 3rd Grader

Learn more about Leesville Elementary School 3rd Grader Lilah Wilborne including favorite food, fun fact, and what grade she would teach! Meet the Pride is produced by Earfluence.  For full videos, head on over to MeetThePride.com.

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Countdown to Launch: Product Design, Fundraising, Marketing and Team Building with Danielle Rushton and Ellery Linder of Wherewithal

As a startup, there’s always that moment in time right before the product launches or the website goes up, when you have worked, and stressed and tested, and re-worked and talked to potential customers and re-worked some more, but you are ready to let your baby out into the world. It’s exciting.  It’s scary. And…

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Techstars Mentor Madness and Hundreds of Pitch Meetings, with SoleLife’s Nichole Lowe

Nichole Lowe, CEO and founder of SoleLife, has pitched to hundreds of potential investors, including Cofounders Capital. Most of the time, those meetings didn’t result in a check, and Nichole was left to look forward to the next one…and then the next one.  Today Nichole talks about the value she sees as an entrepreneur from…

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NC IDEA’s Economic Support & The Black Entrepreneurship Council – CEO Thom Ruhe

As the CEO of NC IDEA, Thom Ruhe is on a mission to strengthen North Carolina’s economy through grants and programs for our state’s entrepreneurs with a commitment that no less than 50% of their total time, treasure and talent will support underserved communities, defined as minority, female or rural—and obviously any combination thereof. Recently,…

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Ep2 – Ava James (AJ) Lowe, Kindergartener

Kindergarteners say some funny things. Meet the Pride is produced by Earfluence.  For full videos, head on over to MeetThePride.com.

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Chef and the Professor: Entrepreneurship with Vivian Howard and Lewis Sheats

NC State graduate Vivian Howard‘s empire includes 4 restaurants – Chef and the Farmer in Kinston NC, Benny’s Big Time in Wilmington NC, Handy & Hot in Charleston SC, and the new Lenoir, also in Charleston SC. She’s the author of two acclaimed books, This Will Make It Taste Good and Deep Run Roots. Her…

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Building a Community for DEI Leaders, with The Diversity Movement’s Kurt Merriweather

Part of our mission is to celebrate and amplify diverse voices, and we want to create a culture that’s inclusive and where everyone feels welcome and valued.  But as a startup with a handful of employees, now do we do that?  And when we become a larger orginazation, how do we evaluate DEI (Diversity, Equity,…

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