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Stacey A. Gordon Talks Mentorship and Empowerment with Betty LaMarr

My guest this week is Betty LaMarr, founder and CEO of EmpowHer Institute. Betty’s nonprofit organization works to empower girls from 7th grade through high school by way of mentorship, training, and social/emotional support. With more than 100 mentors from a myriad of disciplines, EmpowHer Institute is helping these young women broaden their understanding of […]

Stacey A. Gordon Talks Design Thinking as a Catalyst for Innovation with Saleema Vellani

Innovation strategist Saleema Vellani sat down with me this week to discuss design thinking, a creative process that focuses on empathy as a way to better understand a problem before working to develop its solution. Put more simply, it is the process of innovating solutions by first shifting our own mindset. When it comes to […]

Simply Good: BLM Positive Impacts

Seven years ago, #BlackLivesMatter was founded in response to the murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin and the subsequent acquittal of his killer. What initially started as a homegrown mission to eradicate anti-black racism and state-sanctioned violence has become a global movement that strives for freedom and justice for black people around the world. The Black […]

Stacey A. Gordon Talks Diversity, Inclusion and Careers With Creighton Taylor

This week I was joined by Creighton Taylor, founder and CEO of Guided Compass, a technology platform that he fondly refers to as “eHarmony for students and employers.” Creighton and the Guided Compass team have developed a systematic approach that matches students from lower socioeconomic backgrounds with resources, tools, and opportunities in a vast array […]

Stacey A. Gordon and Yasmin Marrero Discuss Coaching

Leadership and Empowerment Coach Yasmin Marrero set aside some time this week to talk about the mission and process of personal and professional coaching, an inquiry-led process of self-discovery that empowers others to actualize fulfilling lives. With a background in neuroscience, organizational change, and leadership, Yasmin provides one-on-one coaching, as well as workshops and group [...]

Stacey A. Gordon Talks With Erica Moore-Burton, Esq.

This week I had the chance to talk with Erica Moore-Burton, Esq., founder of Round Hill Legal Search, a Los Angeles legal services placement firm. For more than 16 years, Erica and her team have connected a vast network of legal firms with highly-qualified candidates to fill a wide range of legal positions. In this […]

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