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In Great Company

In collaboration with social impact veterans and Duke’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative, hosted by Helen LiuTune in to down-to-earth interviews with private sector's social innovators. Whether it’s executives on required skills and building confidence, or young professionals on self-care routines and grad school decisions, we'll tackle career and life advice for a variety of industries:• Impact investing• Social entrepreneurship• Social impact consulting• Cause marketing• CSR• … and more.Two 20-minute episodes/month.

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Advice from the Exec Director of Duke Career Center - Bill Wright-Swadel

The scoop: handling career changes and uncertainty, self-reflection, general career advice The great company: Bill Wright-Swadel, from Duke Career Center (past work: directing Harvard University career services) https://studentaffairs.duke.edu/career/about-us/staff/william-wright-swadel The industry: Career services The cause: Education

23mins

9 Dec 2019

Rank #1

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Design, civic tech, and critical government services - Geronimo Ramos

The scoop: career path, required skills, defining "social impact design", starting in the field, morning routines/self-care The great company: Geronimo Ramos, from Nava PBC (past work: Ashoka, StartingBloc, Acumen) https://www.geronimocramos.com/ The industry: Design, civic tech The cause: Critical government services

19mins

19 Nov 2019

Rank #2

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Digital/holistic health, entrepreneurship, and the environment - Kayla Falk

The scoop: career path, required skills, pivoting jobs, deciding on grad school, self-care The great company: Kayla Falk, from the Art of Human Being (other/past positions: grad student at Columbia, mindfulness coach, IBM Watson Health) http://www.kaylafalk.com/ The industry: Social entrepreneurship, product management The cause: Health, environment

28mins

19 Nov 2019

Rank #3

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Social entrepreneurship and agriculture - Jamie Patrick

The scoop: getting onto social impact projects at a traditional consulting firm, career path, learning about entrepreneurship business/grad school, time management, keeping up with unused skills The great company: Jamie Patrick, from McKinsey (previous: Stanford Business School, Yara International) The industry: Social entrepreneurship, social impact consulting The cause: Agriculture, international development

24mins

8 Nov 2019

Rank #4

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Social impact consulting and health - Adaeze Enekwechi

The scoop: career path, required skills, building expertise, thoughts on poise The great company: Adaeze Enekwechi, from IMPAQ International (past work: McDermott&Consulting, health care executive at White House during Obama Administration) https://www.impaqint.com/about-us/experts/dr-adaeze-enekwechi The industry: Social impact consulting The cause: Health

18mins

8 Nov 2019

Rank #5