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Hosted by Lavonya Jones, Consciously Funded focuses on amplifying Black and Indigenous voices of Social Impact. We are community of social entrepreneurs and impact investors leading equitable lives that never omit people, purpose, and planet. Regardless of who you are, there is always space to be conscious! Subscribe, Rate, and Share! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/consciouslyfunded/support

Consciously Funded Lavonya Jones

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Hosted by Lavonya Jones, Consciously Funded focuses on amplifying Black and Indigenous voices of Social Impact. We are community of social entrepreneurs and impact investors leading equitable lives that never omit people, purpose, and planet. Regardless of who you are, there is always space to be conscious! Subscribe, Rate, and Share! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/consciouslyfunded/support

    Lisha Bell of BLXvc

    Lisha Bell of BLXvc

    On this episode, we talk about the importance of financial access with Lisha Bell, Founder of BLXvc. We discuss her journey into investing and how she's working to increase access to assets for people of color. To find out more about Lisha Bell and her work connect with her online at:

    Lisha Bell Website 

    Lisha Bell Twitter 

    Lisha Bell LinkedIN 

    BLXvc Website 

    Pipeline Angels Website 



    Subscribe to the PYMNTS resource recommended by Lisha at PYMNTS.com. Follow Investor Arlan Hamilton on Twitter at ArlanWasHere and purchase her book, It's About Damn Time. So that this podcast can continue to center Black and Indigenous voices of social impact, consider supporting us with a donation here.

    At Consciously Funded we support Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). You can do so also through the Thurgood Marshall College Foundation or the United Negro College Fund.

    Shop T-Shirts, Hoodies, Sweatshirts, and Mugs at ConsciouslyFunded.com to showcase your commitment to center Black and Indigenous voices.

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    • 38 min
    Nasir Qadree of Zeal Capital Partners

    Nasir Qadree of Zeal Capital Partners

    On this episode, we speak with Hamptonian and Atlanta native Nasir Qadree, Founder and Managing Partner of Zeal Capital Partners. We discussed his journey into inclusive investing and how he's planning to bridge the wealth and skills gap by directly impacting 9 of the 17 United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals. To find out more about Nasir Qadree and his work through Zeal Capital Partners connect with him online at:




    Zeal Capital Partners Website

    Zeal, Why Now? Article

    Nasir Qadree Twitter

    Nasir Qadree LinkedIN



    So that this podcast can continue to center Black and Indigenous voices of social impact, consider supporting us with a donation here.

    At Consciously Funded we support Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). To learn more Nasir and I's alma mater, Hampton University, visit their website.

    Shop T-Shirts, Hoodies, Sweatshirts, and Mugs at ConsciouslyFunded.com to showcase your commitment to center Black and Indigenous voices.

    This episode was brought to you by the Social Enterprise Community and Socially Driven Magazine. Join and Subscribe!


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    • 48 min
    Sara Chandler of Elemental Excelerator

    Sara Chandler of Elemental Excelerator

    On this episode, we speak with Howard Law alum Sara Chandler of Elemental Excelerator. We covered a lot in this interview! We discussed her journey into environmental equity, owning your strengths and taking up space, dealing with perfectionism, and how she's currently supporting climate innovation in vulnerable communities. To find out more about Sara Chandler and her work at Elemental Excelerator connect with her online at:


    Elemental Excelerator Website

    Elemental Excelerator Summer Internship

    Sara Chandler Twitter

    Sara Chandler LinkedIN



    We talked a lot about one of Elemental Excelerator's portfolio enterprises and one of my favorite social entrepreneurs in this episode, Jasmine Crowe of Goodr. To learn more about Goodr's work in tackling food waste and food insecurity visit their website at Goodr.co. So that this podcast can continue to center Black and Indigenous voices of social impact, consider supporting us with a donation here.

    At Consciously Funded we support Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). To learn more about Sara's alma mater, Howard University School of Law visit their website.

    Shop T-Shirts, Hoodies, Sweatshirts, and Mugs at ConsciouslyFunded.com to showcase your commitment to center Black and Indigenous voices.

    This episode was brought to you by the Social Enterprise Community and Socially Driven Magazine. Join and Subscribe!


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    • 51 min
    Dr. Laquita Blockson - Social Innovator and Professor

    Dr. Laquita Blockson - Social Innovator and Professor

    On this episode, we speak with FAMU alum Dr. Laquita Blockson, the founding Faculty Director of the Social Innovation Graduate Program at Agnes Scott College. We discuss her journey into social innovation and her research regarding African-American women entrepreneurs of growth firms and urban economic development. To find out more about Dr. Blockson and her work at Agnes Scott connect with her online at:


    Agnes Scott College Social Innovation Graduate Program Website

    Dr. Laquita Blockson Twitter

    Dr. Laquita Blockson Website

    Ashoka Foundation Website

    Benefit Corporation (B-Corp) Information

    Benefit Corporation (B-Corp) Resources


    So that this podcast can continue to center Black and Indigenous voices of social impact, consider supporting us with a donation here.

    At Consciously Funded we support Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). To learn more about Dr. Blockson's alma mater, Florida A&M University (FAMU) visit their website.

    Shop T-Shirts, Hoodies, Sweatshirts, and Mugs at ConsciouslyFunded.com to showcase your commitment to center Black and Indigenous voices.

    This episode was brought to you by the Social Enterprise Community and Socially Driven Magazine. Join and Subscribe!


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    • 58 min
    Joey Womack of Goodie Nation

    Joey Womack of Goodie Nation

    On this episode, we speak with FAMU alum Joey Womack of Goodie Nation about how his organization is connecting social entrepreneurs to funding and his advice for aspiring social entrepreneurs. To find out more about Joey Womack and his work at Goodie Nation connect with him online at:


    Goodie Nation Website
    Joey Womack Twitter
    Joey Womack Instagram
    Joey Womack LinkedIN
    Goodie Nation Facebook
    Goodie Nation Twitter
    Goodie Nation Instagram
    Goodie Nation LinkedIN

    Subscribe to the ImpactAlpha newsletter recommended by Joey at ImpactAlpha.com. So that this podcast can continue to center Black and Indigenous voices of social impact, consider supporting us with a donation here.

    At Consciously Funded we support Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). To learn more about Joey's alma mater, Florida A&M University (FAMU) visit their website.

    Shop T-Shirts, Hoodies, Sweatshirts, and Mugs at ConsciouslyFunded.com to showcase your commitment to center Black and Indigenous voices.

    This episode was brought to you by the Social Enterprise Community and Socially Driven Magazine. Join and Subscribe!


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    • 34 min
    Introducing the Consciously Funded Podcast

    Introducing the Consciously Funded Podcast

    Hosted by Lavonya Jones, Consciously Funded focuses on amplifying Black and Indigenous voices of Social Impact. We are community of social  entrepreneurs and impact investors leading equitable lives that never omit people, purpose, and planet. Regardless of who you are, there is always space to be conscious!

    Read more of our story on our blog Why We Must Close the Capital Gap in Social Impact

    Let's continue the narrative on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIN.

    Subscribe to our YouTube page here.


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    • 11 min

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