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Welcome to the How They Did It Podcast – focused on sharing successful individuals experiences to supercharge your life. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/diversevc/support

    61: Breaking Through Brick Walls in Business with Dr. Amera McCoy, Pt. 2

    61: Breaking Through Brick Walls in Business with Dr. Amera McCoy, Pt. 2

    Dr. Amera McCoy is the CEO of her own consulting company, she has a PHD in philosophy from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, and she worked at J.P. Morgan for 8 years, where she was Vice President of Vendor Management.

    This week, Alec and Amera discuss her trajectory that got her where she is today, the obstacles for women of color in the business world, ways to stay positive and productive during the pandemic, and why getting a good night's sleep is so important when running a company.


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    60: Breaking Through Brick Walls in Business with Dr. Amera McCoy, Pt .1

    60: Breaking Through Brick Walls in Business with Dr. Amera McCoy, Pt .1

    Dr. Amera McCoy is the CEO of her own consulting company, she has a PHD in philosophy from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, and she worked at J.P. Morgan for 8 years, where she was Vice President of Vendor Management.

    This week, Alec and Amera discuss her trajectory that got her where she is today, the obstacles for women of color in the business world, ways to stay positive and productive during the pandemic, and why getting a good night's sleep is so important when running a company.


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    59: Growth, Adaptation, and Speed ft. Tony Plasencia

    59: Growth, Adaptation, and Speed ft. Tony Plasencia

    Tony Plasencia describes himself as a business developer, a Gen Z leader, and a relationship builder. He hails from East Oakland, and he studied Political Science and San Francisco State University while simultaneously beginning his career in the tech ecosystem. He gained an interest in tech while working at Uber and went on to work at 2 hyper-growth companies, get 2 start-ups off the ground, and co-found another company. His latest project is a platform called Diffusion, which has already been accepted into a startup incubator.

    This week, Alec and Tony discuss Tony's latest project, how to continue making progress in your work, how to manage your professional and personal identities, what steps we need to take to achieve better cultural understanding as a nation; and useful messages in the music of Kanye West and Freddy Gibbs.


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    58: High-Powered Lasers and Diversity in Science with Meriame Berboucha Pt. 2

    58: High-Powered Lasers and Diversity in Science with Meriame Berboucha Pt. 2

    Meriame Berboucha is a PhD student in the Plasma Physics Group at Imperial College London, and she is currently based at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in California. Her research lies in attempts to recreate the conditions found in space by heating materials with high-powered lasers.

    This week, Meriame and Alec discuss her very interesting field of work, how she got to where she is today, and the state of diversity in scientific academic research.


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    57: High-Powered Lasers and Diversity in Science with Meriame Berboucha Pt. 1

    57: High-Powered Lasers and Diversity in Science with Meriame Berboucha Pt. 1

    Meriame Berboucha is a PhD student in the Plasma Physics Group at Imperial College London, and she is currently based at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in California. Her research lies in attempts to recreate the conditions found in space by heating materials with high-powered lasers.

    This week, Meriame and Alec discuss her very interesting field of work, how she got to where she is today, and the state of diversity in scientific academic research.


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    56: "I Was A Guy With 40,000 Cans of Sparkling Water in My Basement" ft. Paul Voge Pt. 2

    56: "I Was A Guy With 40,000 Cans of Sparkling Water in My Basement" ft. Paul Voge Pt. 2

    Paul Voge is the Co Founder and CEO of Aura Bora, a modern, all-natural and innovative beverage company that produces sparkling water made from herbs, fruits, and flowers. Paul and his wife Madeleine co-founded the company and they were soon featured on Shark Tank, where they received $200,000 in funding from Robert Herjavec.

    This week Alec and Paul discuss Paul's past experience in venture capital, how he built his current company, why being on Shark Tank is so nerve-wracking, the evolution of America's diet, and the state of diversity in the food and beverage industry.


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    • 43 min

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16 Ratings

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