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 advancement of ceramics, ceramic metrics, composites, and additive manufacturing.

Edmund is a pillar in the community and has vast insights into career development, as well as advice for young and emerging professionals.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Advice to younger generations building their careers
  • The role community plays in your success and how to integrate that into networking
  • Why connecting with a mentor is key to getting ahead
  • Basic principles for success in life and how this leads to overall balance
  • The process of writing and publishing multiple books
  • Not waiting for retirement and finding joy in life now

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More about Thriving in Intersectionality Podcast:

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 transitioning into the workforce, individuals with disabilities, parents, and so many more. 

Hosted by Lola Adeyemo, who is the CEO of EQI Mindset and the founder of the nonprofit Immigrants in Corporate Inc, her mission is to work with organizations to build more inclusive workplaces.

This podcast was built to amplify the voices of leaders and immigrants in the corporate workplace and to give insights and guidance so people can move past their “barriers” and advance in their professional careers.

Through interviews and solo episodes, Lola will examine this global world of work. We hope that you can learn a thing or two from our guests, who have a range of experiences and stories to share. Join Lola as we meet new people who are successfully navigating the corporate space.

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