6 episodes

The Early Career Moves (ECM) Podcast is a podcast for young BIPOC (Black, Indigenous & people of color) professionals seeking career confidence, fulfillment and wellness. In a world that often fixates on training the workplace on how to "do better" in matters of diversity and inclusion, the ECM Podcast shifts the conversation to young professionals of color and their own experiences. In this intimate, coffee chat-like interview series, you'll hear directly from inspiring professionals of color from a variety of industries as they reflect on their most meaningful early career insights. The ECM Podcast encourages us to leave our imposter syndrome and self-doubt behind as we fearlessly pursue our most authentic dreams.

The Early Career Moves Podcast, with Priscilla Esquivel Weninger Priscilla Weninger

    • Careers
    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

The Early Career Moves (ECM) Podcast is a podcast for young BIPOC (Black, Indigenous & people of color) professionals seeking career confidence, fulfillment and wellness. In a world that often fixates on training the workplace on how to "do better" in matters of diversity and inclusion, the ECM Podcast shifts the conversation to young professionals of color and their own experiences. In this intimate, coffee chat-like interview series, you'll hear directly from inspiring professionals of color from a variety of industries as they reflect on their most meaningful early career insights. The ECM Podcast encourages us to leave our imposter syndrome and self-doubt behind as we fearlessly pursue our most authentic dreams.

    Demystifying Breaking Into Product Management in Tech, with Diego Granados

    Demystifying Breaking Into Product Management in Tech, with Diego Granados

    Meet Diego Granados - a Mexico City native, Microsoft Product Manager and YouTuber. On this episode, Diego tells us exactly what it means to be a product manager in tech, how to break into this career path, and what it takes to be successful in the role.

    • 26 min
    Lessons from a Houston City Council Race and Leading Voter Innovation, with Isabel Longoria

    Lessons from a Houston City Council Race and Leading Voter Innovation, with Isabel Longoria

    On this episode, hear from Isabel Longoria, a French-Mexican-American policy and public affairs professional from Houston, Texas. Isabel, a queer Latina, ran against an incumbent on the Houston City Council in 2019 and narrowly lost by only 16 votes. Isabel shares what the experience was like, what she learned, and how she's pivoted into a new exciting role leading voter innovation in Harris County. 

    • 27 min
    Starting a Social Impact Fund and Breaking Into Venture Capital, with Nate Jones

    Starting a Social Impact Fund and Breaking Into Venture Capital, with Nate Jones

    In 2020, Nate Jones was named one of HBCUVC's "31 under 31" emerging leaders in venture capital. On this episode, he talks candidly about his early career experiences and decisions, while inspiring us all to stay motivated and make the world a better place.

    • 22 min
    Feeling Alone at Work, and Pivoting Into a Brand New Career in Tech, with Maria Paula Muñoz

    Feeling Alone at Work, and Pivoting Into a Brand New Career in Tech, with Maria Paula Muñoz

    On this episode, Maria Paula talks about a challenging yearlong job search process, what it took to pivot into a brand new industry and function, and how she used her MBA to later break into a career at Google in the tech industry.

    • 24 min
    The Longer-Than-Expected Road to Stanford Law, and Becoming a Public Defender, with Annick Jordan

    The Longer-Than-Expected Road to Stanford Law, and Becoming a Public Defender, with Annick Jordan

    On this episode, Annick Jordan shares what it was like to work as a paralegal at a big law firm and Spotify before going to Stanford Law School. Annick's story is a wonderful reminder to set big goals and go after our dreams - no matter how long it takes to get there.

    • 26 min
    Season 1 Trailer

    Season 1 Trailer

    On this short trailer, learn about host, Priscilla Esquivel Weninger, why she decided to start an early career strategy podcast specifically for young professionals who identify as Black, Latinx, Indigenous and/or people of color, and what you can expect moving forward!

    • 3 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Numero Two ,

Great resource for young professionals of color!

This podcast is a great resource for people of color navigating their early career! The stories and conversations are engaging and very real. Highly recommended I don’t think there is a podcast like it out there!

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