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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Embracing your cultural identity, working in tech as a black female engineer, and staying curious with Adaeze Iloeje-Udeogalanya

In this episode, Lola speaks with Adaeze Iloeje-Udeogalanya, the founder of African Women in STEM. She is a visionary leader dedicated to empowering women in their pursuit of success, offering them invaluable...
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Choosing a career for the future, understanding the depth and breadth of your career, and knowing your priorities as a working parent with Shilpa Tangi Green

In this episode, Lola speaks with Shilpa Tangi Green, a global lead in the commercial IT group at a big Biopharmaceutical company. She has a degree in Electrical Engineering and moved to the US 18 years ago. She has...
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The journey to Co-Founding Inspirame, leaning into your uniqueness, and seizing every opportunity that comes your way with Maria Alejandrina Medrano

In this episode, Lola speaks with Maria Alejandrina Medrano, a trailblazing Latina jefa, who leads as Co-Founder and CEO of Inspirame, a SaaS startup championing education to break generational poverty....
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Overcoming Language Barriers While Relocating to New Countries, Cultural Challenges as a Woman of Color, and Navigating Career Crossroads as a Working Mom with Tolu Martin

In this episode, Lola speaks with Tolu Martin, who has 18 years of leadership experience in roles spanning operational, technical, business development, and commercial areas across various downstream businesses...
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Tools, Tech, & Automation: What’s Needed and What’s Hype with Lola Adeyemo

In this episode, Lola discusses tools and tech and gives you an overview of how she determines what to use, what to simplify, and the best practices for her business and life.  Connect with Lola: Facebook Group:...
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Celebrating Women’s History Month and Ways to Support Women in Your Communities and Beyond with Lola Adeyemo

In this episode, Lola discusses Women’s History Month and what you can do to support women in your communities and beyond. This episode covers:  Positioning yourself to learn about the history of the women's rights...
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Leading as the CEO Girls Inc. of San Diego County, transforming a hobby into an opportunity to capture Africa through photography and creating space for kids to claim their identity with Sandra Ainslie

In this episode, Lola speaks with Sandra Ainslie, the CEO of Girls Inc. of San Diego County. Sandra brings over 20 years of experience building and leading innovative youth organizations and programs in San Diego. She...
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Founding Tone Networks, reaping the rewards of executive coaching, cultivating workplace bonds, and promoting collective growth by giving back with Gemma Toner

In this episode, Lola speaks with Gemma Toner, a media and telecommunications leader known for driving innovation at the intersection of big data and digital media. As a senior executive in the cable industry for more...
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Founding Chezie, the realities of being an entrepreneur, and leveraging ERGs throughout your career to reach your goals with Dumebi Egbuna

In this episode, Lola speaks with Dumebi Egbuna, the Co-Founder of Chezie, a platform designed to empower ERG leaders and DEI teams to efficiently manage and grow their groups.    Driven by her experience leading...
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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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