There are an estimated 11.6 million women-owned businesses in the United States that employ nearly 9 million people and generate more than $1.7 trillion in revenues. Despite these impressive numbers, there is still room to grow. Women-owned businesses are small, and...
In this episode, you'll learn about Carolina Huaranca Mendoza, 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. Kapor Capital...
When it comes to making a difference in the world, young people are greedy. Recent research shows that 79 percent of millenials want to invest in a way that has both a social and financial impact. It can't just be about making more money....
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There are an estimated 11.6 million women-owned businesses in the United States that employ nearly 9 million people and generate more than $1.7 trillion in revenues. Despite these impressive numbers, there is still room to grow. Women-owned businesses are small, and...read more
When it comes to making a difference in the world, young people are greedy. Recent research shows that 79 percent of millenials want to invest in a way that has both a social and financial impact. It can't just be about making more money....read more
In this episode, you’ll learn how social therapy grew out of a movement for social change. WHAT YOU’LL LEARN Social therapy is a group-oriented model that looks at patients as social performers, people capable of being change-makers. I am talking to Joyce Dattner, a...read more
On Tuesday, I discussed the future of audio and podcasting on a panel organized by Adobe Audition at NAB Show in Las Vegas. I talked about women in media and podcasting and the need for more diversity from ownership of media platforms to content producers and podcast...read more
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN In this episode, you will learn about Anna Lecat and Melanie Viallon co-founders of Les Lunes, an eco-friendly sustainable fashion line started in San Francisco. I’m talking with Anna about why Les Lunes: Puts the consumer first. Makes sure their...read more
In our first episode of 'Be Your Change, the podcast to create the world you want to live in', we are looking at the impact of plastic waste on our lives and how we can reduce the use of disposable plastics by changing how we consume and looking at small actions that...read more
fillgood.co was born when Stéphanie Regni took a class about recycling in San Francisco. She was struck to learn how much plastic we throw away everyday. A portion of it is not recyclable and will stay in landfills for thousands of year. On the other end, recycling is...read more
On a frigid winter night, a man wearing two coats shuffles into a brightly lit brick restaurant in downtown Madrid. Staff greet him warmly; he's been here many times. The maître d' stamps his ID card, and the hungry man selects a table with a red tablecloth, under a...read more
How often do you know who are the person who has actually worked on your garments? With Tonlé, not only they share with you the firstname of the people who work on your sweater but also who is the model. Tonlé is looking at changing the face of the fashion industry...read more