The Free To Bmore Podcast by the Enoch Pratt Free Library features conversations with leaders and innovators making a positive impact in Baltimore. Hosted by Meghan McCorkell.
Kory Bailey, Prominent Leader in Baltimore’s Startup and Tech Community
Meet Kory Bailey, a true pioneer in Baltimore’s tech and startup scene! As the Relationship Development Director at UpSurge Baltimore, he is at the forefront of driving change and equity through innovation. Tune in to be part of the conversation, and let's ignite Baltimore’s innovative spirit!
President of the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore, Shelonda Stokes
In this episode, we're honored to have Shelonda Stokes, the President of the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore, as our guest. Join us as we dive into Ms. Stokes' background, and her incredible work, and gain insights into her vision for the future of Downtown and Baltimore City. Her dedication to the city is truly inspiring, and her perspective is invaluable. Tune in to be part of the conversation shaping the future of Charm City!
CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee, Mark Anthony Thomas
In this episode of Free To Bmore Podcast, we delve into the inspiring journey of Mark Anthony Thomas, the newly appointed CEO of the Greater Baltimore Committee (GBC). Mr. Thomas shares his background, vision, and strategies for steering the GBC toward a brighter future, championing diversity, promoting economic growth, and uplifting Baltimore's diverse communities. Tune in to explore how individuals like Mark Anthony Thomas are making a positive impact in our city!
Jonathan Heyward, Conductor of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Discover the incredible talent of BSO Conductor, Jonathan Heyward in this episode of Free To Bmore Podcast! From his beginnings as a cellist to becoming Chief Conductor of the Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie, Jonathan's commitment to education, community outreach, and innovative concert programs shines through. Tune in for an inspiring journey!
Creative Alliance Performance Director, Tinku Bhattacharyya
Tinku Bhattacharyya of the Creative Alliance joins the Free to Bmore podcast to talk about how the organization supports local artists and their recent expansion of the new Creativity Center.
On this episode of the Free To Bmore Podcast we feature Chin-yer Wright, a Baltimore-based artist, educator, and community organizer, and founder of The Baltimore Scene, the Baltimore Crown Awards, the Black Mall and more. She is an accomplished poet, fiction writer, essayist, and musician, with numerous awards and accolades to her name. In addition to her creative work, Chin-yer is deeply committed to teaching and mentoring young writers, serving as the director of multiple youth writing programs in the city.