Rebecca Magee is manager of Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship at EILEEN FISHER. She is guiding the company's sustainability strategy, initiating and facilitating creative solutions to accelerate the company's sustainability progress (including development of internal sustainability education programming), spearheading industry bench-marking assessments, such as the B Corp Impact Assessment, and leading an initiative titled: Supporting Women in Environmental Justice. We asked, "what might the connection be between gender equality and environmental issues"? Rebecca shares what they've discovered and much more on using business as a force for good at EILEEN FISHER.
Nina Horne is a public policy expert, social entrepreneur, advocate for positive maturation, and founder and CEO of Oakland-based Samara Family Service. Most important, she’s a mom who’s been there and back, so she's putting her knowledge and experience to helping parents and their teens to build thriving families.
Nina started her career in the classroom, teaching living skills to developmentally delayed adults, teens, and children so that they could function more independently in their lives. She then spent 20 years as an educational publisher, working with leading educators and scientists to understand how teens and college students learn and grow. Nina used that deep knowledge of the classroom, learning styles, and instructional methodology of curricular materials to create more than 100 successful curricular systems (textbooks). Nina spent 10 years working on institutional systems-level change as a public policy advisor and consultant to understand how to solve big problems from a macro level, and build solutions from the micro level. Hear her story on this episode of Heart Stock Radio.
Alicia Syrett, is an Angel Investor and supporter of all things startup especially those led by female founders. Her Point25 Initiative, is based on the belief that having the right network of helpful and influential advisors can propel a businesses forward. It's also an effort to facilitate advisory board roles for prominent leaders who wish to give back to the startup ecosystem.
Her achievements include: Recurring Panelist on CNBC & MSNBC, Inc. Contributor, Instructor at Columbia University, Fellow at The Economic Club of New York. Featured in CNBC's Make Me A Millionaire Inventor, TechCrunch, Forbes, USA Today, Inc., Entrepreneur, Huffington Post, Mashable, NPR’s Marketplace, PBS, Associated Press, CNBC’s Cash Crowd, & Fox Business’s Risk & Reward. Named one of LinkedIn's Top Voices in Startups & Entrepreneurship in 2018, 30 Women in Venture Capital to Watch by Business Insider, 25 Angel Investors in New York You Need to Know by AlleyWatch, Wharton's 40 Under 40 young alumni by Wharton Magazine, and Five Next Generation Leaders Emerging from Tech by Virgin. Founder of #Point25 (point25.splashthat.com) to help women-led startups build robust Advisory Boards with C-Level advisors. Active Board and Advisory Board member.
On this episode hear Alicia's best words of advice for investors and founders.
Dave Ford is the founder and CEO of SoulBuffalo Expeditions, which is an expedition company with operating experience in over 80 countries, servicing the Fortune 500. They've spent the last four years heavily focused on purpose-driven expeditions aligned with United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals, with the mission to drive large scale systemic change in the world. They organize global expeditions, sustainability summits and meetings, bringing change makers together to face global challenges head on.
Pam Chaloult is the CEO of Practical Feet Advisers and the Executive Producer of Social Venture Institute. Pamela is an empathic leader who offers results-focused wisdom to individuals, nonprofits and businesses. As a natural relationship weaver, Pamela has a history of cultivating high-caliber relationships to instigate change and transformation which she imbued in her executive leadership positions. As a lifelong learner Pamela possesses a passion for healing and the advancement of women leaders. Hear her story on this episode of Heart Stock Radio.
Liz Marchi, is the Director at Youth Entrepreneurs in Polson Montana and has long been passionate about business, even as a youth herself. Liz shares, in this episode, that the best about YE is: It's gamified and takes a do first talk latter approach, creating a very experiential way of learning. Hear more about what she's up to on this episode.
Tara St. James is an expert in the field of sustainable fashion. Her list of talents include: sustainable fashion designer, educator, production manager, and supply chain expert. She's an adjunct professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology and owner of Study, a sustainable womenswear brand made in NYC using ethically sourced textiles and labor practices.
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Joe is the Executive Director of Butte Local Development Corporation and Headwaters RC&D. He leads the economic development organizations of Butte-Silver Bow to recruit and retain business to the local community. Hear his story up next on Heart Stock Radio.
Tiffany Rose Na'puti Lascado is the founder of the Lei Company Cooperative based in Oakland, California. She is passionate about cultivating an ecosystem for Pacifika community wealth building, so they may flourish through collaborative enterprise. The Lei Company Cooperative is the 1st Pacifika Worker-Owned Cooperative in the United States and their mission is to improve the economic standing of their members, providing employment, business ownership and training. Tiffany has an Integral MBA in Creative and Regenerative Enterprise form Meridian University and holds a Bachelor's degree in Social Change and Activism with a emphasis on Social Entrepreneurship from New College of California.
On this episode of Heart Stock Radio, BT Livermore will share his project, Phoenix Fabrication Studios, an upcoming maker's space in uptown Butte, Montana. His aim is to help provide access to affordable space for folks with a creative business. He's also an adjunct professor at Montana Tech where he teaches Desk Top Publishing.
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