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Ep174 Anna Raborn – From Opera Singer to Innovation

By Yuri Cataldo | Jun 23, 2020 |
Anna Raborn

MEET ANNA RABORN:North Carolina native Anna Stephenson Raborn holds an undergraduate degree from Elon University and half a master’s from Boston University. She performed opera, oratorio, and musical theatre across the US and Europe before settling into Boston’s innovation ecosystem. Anna is currently the Director of Business Development for Manifest Boston, and co-founder of Hopscotch Labs,…

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Ep173 EMPRESS – The Journey from San Francisco Ballet to becoming a Singer/Songwriter

By Yuri Cataldo | Jun 13, 2020 |

MEET EMPRESS: At just four-years-old, EMPRESS’s life was changed when her hands touched the black and white keys on a keyboard for the first time. Her love for music evolved into a career as a professional dancer, and she was one of the youngest members of the San Francisco Ballet. As her talents developed, EMPRESS…

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Ep172 Kristen Soeters – From Ballerina to Social Entrepreneur

By Yuri Cataldo | Jun 6, 2020 |
Kristen Soeters

MEET KRISTEN SOETERS Formerly a classical ballerina, Kristen Elizabeth found her self stuck financially after 5yrs in the arts. Using the self-employed skills she developed as an artist she pivoted to emerge as a social entrepreneur and business mentor.  Always having a passion to create ripples of influence, Kristen was dissatisfied with her nonprofit classical ballet career and quickly…

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Ep171 Simon Cocking – Senior Editor at Irish Tech News & Editor In Chief at Crypto Commonwealth

By Yuri Cataldo | May 24, 2020 |
Simon Cocking

MEET SIMON COCKING: Simon Cocking is Senior Editor at Irish Tech News, and freelances for the Sunday Business Post, The Irish Times, The Southern Star, and Dublin Globe among other publications. In 2016 he was been named on 3 lists of global influencers to follow for fintech, blockchain, and data security. He has been based in…

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Ep170 Katherine Zartman – Author, Military Veteran, and Former Furniture Executive

By Yuri Cataldo | May 19, 2020 |
Katherine Zartman

MEET KATHERINE ZARTMAN: Former furniture executive, artist, mother of three, grandmother of six, great-grandmother of one. Lavender Moon is my memoir, ending with the death of my mate, found late in life and taken too soon. I still grieve for him but realized over time that I am still alive and that I need to continue. I found…

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Ep169 Salem Chism – A Creative Mind Working in Tech (Yoga, Jeni’s Ice Cream, and the Corporate World)

By Yuri Cataldo | May 9, 2020 |
Salem Chism

MEET SALEM CHISM: Salem Chism is a zealous 20-something whose legal address is Boston but is currently quarantining at her parents’ home in Mississippi. As the Global Operations Manager for Autodesk’s Technology Centers, Salem optimizes systems and processes to align teams towards a common goal. Prior to her career at Autodesk, Salem earned a B.A.…

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By Yuri Cataldo | May 1, 2020 |
Twyla Dell

MEET DR. TWYLA DELL Twyla Dell, Ph.D., holds a degree in environmental studies and is a force to be reckoned with on changing from gasoline to electronic villages. Committed to raising awareness about the damage our gasoline consumption is having on planet Earth, Twyla reveals the truth about gasoline and its heavy dividend from burning…

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Ep167 Amanda Webster – Don’t Give Up Hope Because You Never Know What Will Happen Tomorrow

By Yuri Cataldo | Apr 15, 2020 |
Amanda Webster

MEET AMANDA WEBSTER Amanda Webster is a fitness model and certified Mind Body Coach who overcame depression on her own terms after years of being guinea-pigged on anti-depressants, losing her parents and succumbing to addiction and self-harm led her to a ledge in a Canadian hotel room where she almost took her life. After a…

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Ep166 BAILIE SLEVIN – Navigating the Economy During a Deadly Outbreak

By Yuri Cataldo | Apr 3, 2020 |

MEET BAILIE SLEVIN BAILIE SLEVIN is the founder of Entertaining Finance, a financial advising firm designed to cater to the needs of people in the arts and entertainment fields. With 13 years of experience as a financial adviser and a hefty resume in theater, she is redefining planning for artists, entrepreneurs, and creatives nationwide. After…

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Ep165 – How To Build Mental Toughness with Lauren Vermillion (US Figure Skating Double Gold Medalist and Scrum Master)

By Yuri Cataldo | Mar 29, 2020 |
Lauren Vermillion

MEET LAUREN VERMILLION Lauren Vermillion has a passion for leadership, learning, taking on challenges, and helping others. As a young athlete, she was always driven to succeed. After years of failure, she overcame obstacles and setbacks to achieve her life-long goal becoming a US Figure Skating double gold medalist. It was through this ultimate test…

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