Social Entrepreneurs Episodes

July 22, 2021

#23: Why this 23 year old turned down an offer at Google to start his own nonprofit ft. Jehron Petty

My guest for this episode is Jehron Petty. Jehron graduated from Cornell University last year and instead of taking a product management job at Google he decided to follow his entrepreneurial passion. At just 23 years old, Je...

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January 19, 2021

#14: Whitney Griffith - Pre-Med Student Turned Software Engineer at Microsoft and Social Entrepreneur

My guest for this episode is Whitney Griffith. Whitney originally had plans to get into medicine, but her path took a different turn in which she discovered Computer Science at Howard University. She was amazed at the problem...

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January 06, 2021

#13: Heather Hiles - Founder and CEO of Imminent Equity and Board Member at Udemy

My guest for this episode is Heather Hiles. Heather has over 30 years of experience in education. She founded non-profit and for-profit organizations in Break-the-Cycle, San Francisco Works, Pathbrite, and Imminent Equity. Sh...

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October 13, 2020

#7: Chanel Power - Accessibility UX Researcher at Apple and Founder of Mentor Me, Chanel!

Chanel has had extensive experience in STEM ever since she was a child, and is currently a UX researcher at Apple. She is a strong advocate for helping the black community and is the founder of Mentor, Me Chanel: a program cr...

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September 23, 2020

#5: Dimitri Wheeler - Investment Banking and Private Equity Analyst and Founder of Equal Equity Impact

Dimitri is an investment banking and private equity analyst with experiences at Goldman Sachs, Battery Ventures, and more. He is also a co-founder of Equal Equity Impact : an investment firm that specifically invests in start...

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