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A conversational podcast with Innovators, Creators and Entrepreneurs (ice) from underrepresented communities worldwide.

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A conversational podcast with Innovators, Creators and Entrepreneurs (ice) from underrepresented communities worldwide.

    The Legend with Director X

    The Legend with Director X

    If you’re a fan of Hip Hop & R&B, chances are you’ve seen Julien Christian Lutz aka as Director X’s work. Drake’s Hotline Bling, Rihanna’s Pon De Replay and Kendrick Lamar’s King Kunta are just a small sample of the music video magic he’s directed. Director X has established himself has one of the most noted directors in the music industry and far beyond.

    In 2015, a traumatic event ultimately changed the course of his life and set him on a new mission: Operation Prefrontal Cortex, an initiative to combat the increased gun and mass violence in Toronto.

    Learn how perseverance, hard work and genius talent propelled Director X to an international multifaceted career. It’s a season finale you do not want to miss!

    • 43 min
    The Industry Disruptor with Noura Sakkijha

    The Industry Disruptor with Noura Sakkijha

    Growing up in Jordan, Noura never set out to work in the family jewellery business.

    She became an engineer then moved to Canada to complete an MBA and found a job in her field. When she noticed that the jewellery industry wasn’t targeting a younger generation, she set out to change that and founded Mejuri as a side hustle.

    Learn how revitalising the jewellery business and having big aspirations helped Noura Sakkijha successfully disrupt an entire industry.

    • 24 min
    The Accidental Entrepreneur with Vivian Kaye

    The Accidental Entrepreneur with Vivian Kaye

    Growing up in a small town in Ontario, Canada, Vivian Kaye never dreamed of being an entrepreneur. In fact, the two businesses she went on to create were purely by accident.

    In 2012, Vivian Kaye was looking for hair extensions that matched her own natural hair but she couldn’t find anything so she decide to create it.

    Today, KinkyCurlyYaki, the company she created out of necessity and without a plan is a multimillion dollar online business. Learn how this university dropout from a small town built a successful business by catering to a niche market: Black Women.

    • 31 min
    The Relentless Adapter with Amber Mac

    The Relentless Adapter with Amber Mac

    For entrepreneur, bestselling author, tech industry thought leader and tv personality Amber MacArthur, family has always been at the core of everything. She and her brother grew up working along their parents on Prince Edward Island, in Canada.

    The same principals are prevalent today at her company, AmberMac Media, where her husband, father, mother, brother and even 10-year-old son all contribute to the success of this million-dollar small business.

    Learn how understanding effective networking, scaling her business, having multiple sources of revenue and being a relentless adapter has propelled Amber to become one of the most recognised and trusted tech mavericks in Canada.

    • 25 min
    The Go-Getter with Babba C. Rivera

    The Go-Getter with Babba C. Rivera

    Growing up in Sweden of Chilean descent, Babba C. Rivera was always very ambitious. After graduating from university in Stockholm, Babba made a name for herself in the field of brand marketing.

    A marketing and branding innovator, Babba launched Uber in her native Sweden and landed on Forbes 30 under 30 in the advertising and marketing category.

    Today, the Brooklyn based entrepreneur is the founder of By Babba, a brand marketing agency with offices in both New York City and Stockholm as well as being the co-founder of HER USA, a network created to empower and support women.

    Learn how being restless, creating a unique value proposition as well as having a strong and authentic personal brand helped Babba become the entrepreneur she was born to be.

    • 26 min
    Reinvention with Jodie Patterson

    Reinvention with Jodie Patterson

    In the ice podcast season opener, host Winy Bernard speaks to LGBTQ activist and author Jodie Patterson about reinvention, finding one's voice, family and love.

    • 18 min

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