7 episodes

Hosted by ‘Green Girl‘ Leah Thomas, this is a space dedicated to women shaking up the status quo in business and sustainability, and what it means to be a woman in a changing world. Leah brings her intersectional perspective to conversations with women leaders, like the head of the world‘s first B Corp winery, and a Native American entrepreneur reclaiming the Nez Perce narrative through tourism. Whether it‘s clothing or coffee or conscious capitalism, it‘s about what happens when diverse voices with diverse life experiences lead.

Means And Matters Bank of The West

    • Business
    • 4.2 • 5 Ratings

Hosted by ‘Green Girl‘ Leah Thomas, this is a space dedicated to women shaking up the status quo in business and sustainability, and what it means to be a woman in a changing world. Leah brings her intersectional perspective to conversations with women leaders, like the head of the world‘s first B Corp winery, and a Native American entrepreneur reclaiming the Nez Perce narrative through tourism. Whether it‘s clothing or coffee or conscious capitalism, it‘s about what happens when diverse voices with diverse life experiences lead.

    Flour Power: Lessons From a Baker‘s Battle with Long COVID

    Flour Power: Lessons From a Baker‘s Battle with Long COVID

    When COVID-19 derailed her industry, Hannalee Pervan rose to the challenge. She found a way to stay open. She found a way to feed her community. Her bakery grew and thrived. Then COVID-19 took her sense of taste. Months on, she's still rising, growing, thriving—and learning a new way forward.
     
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    @OneHouseBakery

    • 23 min
    Origin Story: Making Coffee Sustainable From Berries to Barista

    Origin Story: Making Coffee Sustainable From Berries to Barista

    You'd be shocked to learn that very little of your coffee dollar goes to the farmers who spend years growing coffee and months harvesting the fruit that gets dried and roasted to give you your morning latte. Add the rising effects of global warming, and coffee farmers have got it tough. Maria Palacio, a fifth-gen Colombian coffee grower, is building a more sustainable and profitable industry for coffee producers.
     
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    @Progeny_Coffee

    • 23 min
    Lights, Camera, Activism: A CEO Who Blends Hollywood with Sustainability

    Lights, Camera, Activism: A CEO Who Blends Hollywood with Sustainability

    British-born Ghanaian fashion entrepreneur Samata brings a passion for sustainability and global sensibilities to her leadership. She evangelizes about the environmental impact of fashion. She encourages women (and herself) to consider the sustainability of their work-life balance. She goes to the Oscars. Samata is a force of nature.
     
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    @IAm_Samata
    @RedCarpetGreenDress

    • 33 min
    Earthy, with Notes of Sustainability: A Wine CEO‘s B Corp Story

    Earthy, with Notes of Sustainability: A Wine CEO‘s B Corp Story

    As the CEO of the world's first B Corp winery, Amy Prosenjak, of A to Z Wineworks pours out deliciously good cheer while making a positive impact on the environment, the community, and the economy. We'll drink to that.
     
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    @AtoZWineworks

    • 22 min
    A Nez Perce Entrepreneur Reclaims Her Tribe‘s Story

    A Nez Perce Entrepreneur Reclaims Her Tribe‘s Story

    Stacia Morfin discovered that of the 297 tourism-related businesses in her area telling the Nez Perce story, none were Indigenous-owned. Stacia's deep knowledge of the tribe, which calls itself the Nimiipuu, combined with her business acumen, has changed that, introducing the Nez Perce arts, culture, land, and traditions to thousands of people.
     
     
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    • 24 min
    Matcha for the Masses: Launching a Wellness Brand for the Rest of Us

    Matcha for the Masses: Launching a Wellness Brand for the Rest of Us

    Trinity Mouzon Wofford created Golde in her Brooklyn apartment. Her goal? To make wellness products accessible to everyone, especially communities of color. Today, her customers go for Golde at Sephora, Target, and Glossier, among other national retailers. Here's how she built her business, starting at age 23 (seriously).
     
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    @TrinityMouzon  
    @Golde 

    • 30 min

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