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Thriving in Intersectionality

Thriving in Intersectionality

Hosted by: Lola Adeyemo

Welcome to the “Thriving in Intersectionality” podcast. A podcast created to help you learn from professionals in the workplace who have multiple intersectional identities; from ethnic minorities, veterans...

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Highlights from a military career, behind the scenes as an entrepreneur running multiple companies, and career advice for black women with Tiffany Harvey

In this episode, Lola speaks with Tiffany Harvey, a Fort Pierce, Florida native who serves as a Commissioned Officer in the U.S. Navy Reserves. A distinguished alumna of Florida A&M University with a Bachelor's in...
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Career success for young professionals, building community, and the importance of mentorship with Edmund Moore

In this episode, Lola speaks with Edmund Moore, a recently retired engineer and father, as well as a community leader. The work he accomplished in the materials and manufacturing technologies field contributed to the...
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Promoting yourself, the importance of transparency, and top signs it’s time for a career change with Rueben Stokes

In this episode, Lola speaks with Rueben Stokes a diversity, equity, and inclusion subject matter expert and a trusted advisor to corporate leadership teams. In 2020, Ruben retired from his role as the Vice President...
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Change starts with leaders, finding your purpose before changing careers, and advice for working moms with Courtney Torres

In this episode, Lola speaks with Courtney Torres, an established professional with over two decades of experience in community activism, executive leadership, and education, is recognized as an expert in leadership...
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Building your network from scratch, tools for a career change, and making the leap to a position in a new industry with Kerstin Kirchsteiger

In this episode, Lola speaks to Kerstin Kirchsteiger, PhD, a Scientist turned Executive Coach for ambitious women who want to break through the glass ceiling AND enjoy a fulfilling family life, guilt-, and burn-out...
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Lessons learned from beating cancer, the 4 D’s of decision making, and harnessing the power of asking for help with Manju Abraham

In this episode, Lola speaks with Manju Abraham, an Engineering Leader with over 30 years of experience in delivering high-quality Enterprise Products on schedule, building, and scaling high-performing R&D teams...
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4 Key Lessons Learned from 2023 & Planning for the New Year with Lola Adeyemo

In this episode, Lola discusses the 4 key lessons she learned in 2023, what she is building into her 2024 schedule and some tips and tricks you can use to prioritize the things you care about this year. If you like...
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Continuously Building Your Cultural Intelligence and Incorporating Feedback with Lola Adeyemo

In this episode, Lola discusses the challenges of integrating your background into your career and how it can affect communication and leadership skills. This episode covers:  Why communication is important in how...
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Putting your happiness first, relationship building is the new networking, and being inquisitive through every step in the journey with Keith Dunnell

In this episode, Lola speaks with Keith Dunnell, a senior executive with experience building businesses and transforming organizations into higher-profit ventures. With an entrepreneurial spirit and mindset, Keith has...
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Prioritizing Your Skills in Interviews - Strategies for the interview process and how to reclaim your cultural background to highlight your unique skill set with Lola Adeyemo

In this episode, Lola discusses the steps you can take before, during, and after accepting a new role and how you can prioritize not only your unique skills but highlight your cultural background and leverage it to...
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Becoming a leader in your industry, finding an “assortment” of mentors, and networking as a skill with Tari Suprato

In this episode, Lola speaks with Tari Suprapto, Ph.D., RTTP is a seasoned technology commercialization professional in the life sciences. She is currently the Director for Search & Evaluation for Western US and...
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Highlighting your “Transferable Skills” - Strategies to move jobs and change roles that are not in direct alignment with your college degree or past experience with Lola Adeyemo

In this episode, Lola discusses how you can highlight your transferable skills and show your value - not just your past job experience - by focusing on key qualities that help you have a competitive advantage in any...
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