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#29: The founding of Black Valley & the UK tech scene ft. Leke Sholuade

March 21, 2022

My guest for this episode is Leke Sholuade. Leke and I talk about his passion for tech, what influenced him to start the Black Valley program and what's the tech scene like in the UK. Leke started mentoring at University and…

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

July 22, 2021

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, J…

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

Jan. 19, 2021

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 proble…

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

Jan. 6, 2021

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. S…

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

Oct. 13, 2020

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 c…

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

Sept. 23, 2020

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 star…