Episodes

Education Founders Social Entrepreneurs Venture Capital Social Good

#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
Founders Engineering

#12: Tanaka Mutakwa - VP of Engineering at Names & Faces and Founder of NoDaysOff Lifestyle Brand

Dec. 18, 2020

My guest for this episode is Tanaka Mutakwa. Tanaka co-founded and runs a meetup group called Tech Leadership Meetup Cape Town: a community consisting of longtime, new, and aspiring technology leaders. He is also VP of Engin…

Founders Engineering

#11: Charles Arday - Mindset and Well-being Coach and Co-Founder of Winie Inc

Dec. 11, 2020

My guest for this episode is Charles Arday. He is a mindset and wellbeing coach, as well as an Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning hobbyist. Charles is also the current co-founder and CEO of Winie, a startup that pr…

Guest: Charles Arday
Product Management Engineering

#10: Lance Davis - Software Engineering and Product Management Intern at Apple

Nov. 19, 2020

My guest for this episode is Lance Davis, a computer engineering student at North Carolina A&T State University. Lance has interned at Apple, both as a software engineer and product manager. He will be joining Microsoft next…

Guest: Lance Davis
Engineering

#9: Tia Caldwell - From Software Engineer at Microsoft to Director of Engineering at Slack

Nov. 10, 2020

My guest for this episode is Tia Caldwell, who is a great mentor and leader. She has eleven years of professional experience at Microsoft, where she began as an intern and worked her way up to a senior engineering manager. S…

Guest: Tia Caldwell
Founders Business/Non-technical

#8: Orion Brown - Solopreneur and Founder of BlackTravelBox

Oct. 27, 2020

In this episode, I speak with the Orion Brown, a solopreneur, who founded Black Travel Box. She breaks down her journey from being Pre-med to Brand Management, and how she discovered an opportunity from the booming black tra…

Guest: Orion Brown
Founders Social Entrepreneurs Social Good

#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
Product Management Founders

#6: Kenton Rowland - Product Management Leader and Founder of helloGROOV

Oct. 6, 2020

Kenton is a lover of technology and product manager with experiences at Cardinal Health, Eventbrite, and currently Groups360. Since high school he has grown as an entrepreneurial leader and proves you don't need to go the "t…

Venture Capital Social Entrepreneurs Founders Social Good

#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…

Founders Business/Non-technical

#4: Tiyani Majoko - Founder of Anu and Lawyer Who Came to the U.S. to Build and Scale Businesses

Sept. 15, 2020

Tiyani is an entrepreneurial lawyer from Africa, TEDx speaker, and content creator. She came to the U.S. to get her masters in law and business/entrepreneurship, and is currently a co-founder of Anu : a startup that aims to …

Guest: Tiyani Majoko
Founders Product Management

#3: Adam Thomas - A Positively Chaotic Product Management Leader and Founder

Sept. 6, 2020

Adam is a wartime product leader with 10 years of product experience and helps companies make more efficient software product teams. He also has experience as a startup founder, and loves to write on anything product and lea…

Guest: Adam Thomas
Engineering AI/ML

#2: Emmanuel Acheampong - AI/ML Technologist and Online Learning Enthusiast

July 30, 2020

Emmanuel is an Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning enthusiast/hobbyist. His love for technology and math has influenced him to create cool projects such as detailed data analyses on social media platforms, Google As…

Founders Engineering

#1: Disheka Moore - Student Founder of EyeDriven and 2X Software Engineering Intern at Microsoft

July 17, 2020

Disheka Moore is a scholar, entrepreneur, and software engineer. She is currently a 2X Microsoft intern and founder of EyeDriven : a company that wants to protect your eyes from blue light while also making you look fashiona…

Guest: Disheka Moore