This week, it is my pleasure to welcome Jessica Loché to the show. Since I recorded this episode with Jessica, she started a new position as the Head of Culture & Innovation at The Riveter. In this interview, she talks to us about why tech companies need more than ping pong tables to make their employees happy and why we should not expect diversity inclusion teams to do everything
Meghan Nesbit is the Director of Nonprofit Market Development at Twilio. She talks to us about how companies can make their technology more accessible to nonprofit and the importance of having diversity and inclusion strategies in the nonprofit sector.
Benjamin Evans is the Airbnb design lead to the anti-discrimination team. You’ll learn how Benjamin landed his job at Airbnb and how his work supports his desire to create more inclusive tech platforms.
Carolina Huaranca Mendoza is a principal at Kapor Capital, a social impact venture fund based in Oakland. Carolina shares with us what she likes the most working for a VC company and her own experience as an entrepreneur. She also talks about the Startup Weekend Latinx she launched in partnership with Techstars.
Monique used to be a venture partner at 500 Startups. She talks about the positive changes she has noticed in the VC world and all the different initiatives she is working on to support under-represented founders and companies with a social impact. Monique is also the Founder and Executive Director of Black Founders.
One in seven people might live with a disability. Victor talks to us about why we most certainly will experience disability at some point in our lives. He shares his work of bringing awareness to include the disabled community in the design of products and cities.
Kathryn Brown is the founder of Scout Savvy, a diverse and inclusive recruiting app. Based in Portland, she talks about her journey as a female tech leader. https://www.scoutsavvy.co EP & Host: Juliette Bouquerel Roy Audio Engineer : Peju Makun
Eileen Brewer, Director of Enterprise Security Strategic Projects at Symantec talks about working with the U.S Department's TechWomen initiative mentoring girls and women from 20 different countries and what it taught her about changing one's mindset. She also speaks about the opportunity to increase more diversity in hiring practices and training managers about unconscious bias.