Season Two: Pass The Mic
This season our guests are also our hosts! We pass the mic to rebels for good – and they pass the mic to other rebels for good! – who share their brave stories and inspiring missions to change the traditional paradigm of work.
Season 2 | Episode 10:
The future of work in marketing with Jessie Kernan
Frida Polli, CEO and co-founder of Pymetrics, passes the mic in our final episode of the season to We Are Rosie’s own Jessie Kernan, Head of Strategy and Insights as well as Executive Consultant for Outside Wave, a marketing & business consultancy for progressive and purpose-driven brands and agencies. The two discuss the future of work in marketing and what has changed about the landscape in 2020.
Becky Morrison, Owner of the production company The Light, passes the mic to Frida Polli, CEO and co-founder of Pymetrics, a company using neuroscience and AI to improve the accuracy, fairness, and diversity of hiring and talks about the future of inclusive hiring practices and how she used science to spark entrepreneurship.
Lauren Ruffin, co-founder of Crux, passes the mic to Becky Morrison, Owner of The Light, a production company committed to dismantling systemic inequity in the film industry and re-imagining production. The two discuss how she got into the business and the future of equity in production.
Henry Childs II, Founder and CEO of the Minority Wealth Commission, talks with Lauren Ruffin, co-founder of Crux, the first platform focused solely on amplifying narrative virtual reality content from Black creators and why she co-founded Crux and what the future of platforms designed for Black audiences look like.
A. Walton Smith, Head of Content and Community Engagement at We Are Rosie and Founder of Black Women Owned passes the mic to Henry Childs II, Founder and CEO of the Minority Wealth Commission, the largest multi-stakeholder organization solely focused on eradicating the racial wealth gap and finance the minority economy. In this episode the two discuss advice for minority business owners and what the ideal future of minority wealth looks like.
Brad Grossman, Founder and CEO of ZEITGUIDE, talks with A. Walton Smith We Are Rosie’s very own Head of Content & Community Engagement as well as Founder of Black Woman Owned, a community giving #BlackWomanOwned businesses visibility through social media as a means to increase their revenue. The two talk about social media’s role in community building and what the ideal future of inclusive and prosperous online communities look like.
Jinny Oh, Founder of WANDR, passes the mic to Brad Grossman, Founder and CEO of consulting and publishing company ZEITGUIDE as well as creator and host of Zeitguide's Culture Class. In this episode the two discuss what the ideal future of shaping culture looks like and the many ways to reach the masses.
Tammy Bjelland, Founder and CEO of Workplaceless, talks with Jinny Oh, Founder of WANDR Studio, an award-winning product strategy and UX design firm who’s “sacrifice as a founder” LinkedIn post reached over 20 million views. The two discuss what the ideal future of supporting diverse founders looks like and how to get there.
Lorraine Charles, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Na’amal passes the mic to chat with Tammy Bjelland, Founder and CEO of Workplaceless, a training company that works to improve remote and hybrid team effectiveness. In this episode they talk how Workplaceless began and how the future of distributed teams looks.
Kiana Pirouz, Head of Marketing at We Are Rosie and Co-Curator of Before We Were Banned interviews Lorraine Charles, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Na’amal, which provides support for refugees and other vulnerable populations to access dignified livelihoods, particularly remote work. The two discuss Lorraine’s mission and what the ideal future of work for refugees looks like.