Naya Joseph, DEI Champion & Wellness Advocate
Season 4, Ep. 4
Naya Joseph has led diversity and inclusion initiatives with an open heart and open mind throughout her career. She shares her story in landing a role at Colorstack to champion black and brown students' careers.
Founder of Athari Career Coaching, Amanda Armstrong
Season 4, Ep. 3
Athari is a social enterprise providing job search and career coaching to women and purpose driven professionals passionate about making a positive impact in the world. We are a global community of changemakers, non-profit professionals, sustainability champions, social entrepreneurs, students & recent graduates, digital marketing creatives, travel lovers, human rights activists, book worms, and empathetic, kind, beautiful souls. athari.ca
Founder of Pumpspotting, Amy VanHaren
Season 4, Ep. 2
Workplace support for breastfeeding parents is good for business. With breastfeeding employees facing a multitude of logistical, emotional and physical challenges that impact their success at feeding and at work, companies that invest in a lactation-supportive climate see a 94% retention rate, 50% reduction in sick days and $875 savings per feeding parent/year (US Dept. of Health & Human Services).Enter new mom Amy VanHaren, who founded pumpspotting after her lonely experience being a new breastfeeding, working, traveling new mama, who recognized that to be successful with breastfeeding, parents need both support and practical resources. Aside from the app available to individual users, pumpspotting provides a B2B version that allows employers to provide a custom experience (i.e., info on lactation lounges in the building and a closed community of fellow employees). There's right-size solutions for any business and their technology to make it easy to support feeding parents whether they are at work or home. Amy has connected and helped over 40,000 parents since founding this community.
Director of People, Merlyn Mind, Allison Covarrubias
Season 4, Ep. 1
Allison has led HR at companies such as Aircall, dailymotion and now Merlyn Mind. Her insights on building a career based on her interests, particularly identity, showcase how you don't need to have all the answers when it comes to building a career you're proud of.