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A Modern Visionary

A Modern Visionary

By Tiffany Lanier
Host Tiffany Lanier converses with visionary leaders on what’s possible in the new paradigm of leadership, entrepreneurship and politics. Listen in as they explore their own journey to becoming leaders who give a damn, discuss current events, reflect on history, and dissect what’s needed to push humanity and the planet forward while trying not to lose their mind in the process.
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Ep. 06: Put your money where your ethics are...sustainable consumption with Paul Rice of Fair Trade USA
In today's Episode, Tiffany talks to Paul Rice, President & CEO of Fair Trade USA. Paul shares his story of starting his career on the farms of Nicaragua working with hundreds of small farmers and forming cooperatives to then building the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States. Tiffany and Paul dive into the state of capitalism today and what we can all do to be better consumers.  Find A Modern Visionary on: Instagram at @AModernVisionary Find Paul at: On IG: @PaulRice_fairtrade 
November 11, 2019
S2 Ep.5 Prioritizing the inner work to do the outer work with Brittany Packnett
On this Episode, Tiffany chats with activist, educator, writer and TED Speaker Brittany Packnett. Listen in as they talk about the state of politics today and the importance of prioritizing the inner work to support the change you want to make in your community/world.
August 23, 2019
S2 Ep. 04 The Soul of Leadership with Nisha Moodley
Tiffany chats with Nisha Moodley, women's leadership coach and Creator of the Soul of Leadership course. During this episode Nisha shares with us insight to why some of us struggle with defining ourselves as leaders and breaks down the 12 qualities to the soul of leadership.
July 18, 2019
S2 Ep.03 Feeding America one backpack at a time with Kelly and Matilda of Adventurist Backpacks Co.
Kelly and Matilda of Adventurist Backpacks Co. are doing what they can to help bring awareness and meals to Americans struggling with hunger every time they sell a backpack. In today's episode, Tiffany speaks with husband and wife co-founders on how they got started, why it was necessary to have a buy one give one model in their business, and their partnership with Feeding America
June 27, 2019
S2 Ep.02 Becoming a Hope Dealer with Rickey Aiken
Real change happens when those who need it, lead it--a powerful sentiment from today's guest, Rickey Aiken. Tiffany has an unfiltered conversation with Rickey, the founder of Inner City Innovators. They dive deep into his upbringing living in the inner-city and the catalyst that took him from drug dealing to hope dealing. His story will shed light on how any of us can go from hopeless to helpful--how we all have it in us no matter how cliche it sounds be the change we want to see in the world.
June 6, 2019
Ep 01: Artificial Intelligence, Implicit bias, and creating technology to better the world with Emily Reid
We know implicit and unconscious bias is prevalent in every aspect of lives but have you considered how it impacts our Technology? Tiffany Lanier explores bias in our Artificial Intelligence with computer scientist, Emily Reid.
May 23, 2019
Ep 00: Our time is now, welcome to season 2 of A Modern Visionary
The #AMVpod is back with Season 2! In this Prologue episode, host Tiffany Lanier shares with us her Vision for Season 2 of A Modern Visionary and how you can help amplify it.
May 23, 2019
Ep 11: Me and White Supremacy with Layla Saad
On the first season finale of the AMV Pod, Tiffany sits down with Layla Saad, Racial Justice Advocate, Black Feminist writer, and creator of the "Me and White Supremacy" handbook. They go deep into the conversation of white supremacy, micro-aggressions, the trend of (false) activism, and how we can root the work we do in bettering the world for ourselves and future generations in ways previous generations have strived to do for us.
October 30, 2018
Ep 10: Leadership as Activism with Andrea Renae
The Modern-day leader isn't only content with a fancy leadership position or business. Today's modern leaders are being challenged to dig a little...{ahem} actually a lot deeper and Andrea Ranae is leading the way in helping leaders amplify their impact by bringing an anti-oppressive lens to their work. On today's episode, Tiffany chats with Andrea on what it looks like to lead with activism, how white supremacy shows up in our everything that we do, and her vision for liberation.
October 23, 2018
Ep 09: Overcoming mental hurdles and understanding what it means to be an authentic leader with Alexa Carlin
How did it all start for entrepreneur Alexa Carlin? One word: bracelets. In this episode of A Modern Visionary, Host Tiffany Lanier and Alexa Carlin dive deep into a conversation around Alexa’s journey into entrepreneurship from selling bracelets in High school to creating one of the largest events in South FL and DC.for women leaders and entrepreneurs. They also discuss her philosophy on #metoo #timesup and now what?
September 24, 2018
Ep 08: Inclusion & Multicultural Marketing with Bold Culture
We all know that representation in the media is important; however, the members who make up Bold Culture have taken it upon themselves to really put in the work to not only ensure that different cultures are represented in the media, but educate the media (with real life data) on why this kind of work needs to be intentional and why it’s so important.
September 4, 2018
Ep 07: Revolutionizing what it means to invest in women with Nathalie Molina Niño
If everyone else is taking advantage of life hacks, how can women utilize these methods to move further the fight for equality? That’s what this week’s discussion centers on as Tiffany Lanier and Nathalie Molina Niño discuss how to empower women (of all shades), prioritizing outcome over optics, and what it really means to claim your seat at the table.
August 20, 2018
Ep 06: Running for mayor and treating civic engagement like a healthy diet with Dustin Daniels
Revisiting her old college stomping grounds, Tiffany Lanier sits down with Dustin Daniels, Tallahassee mayoral candidate, to discuss what it means to represent a city that you love, treating civic engagement like a diet, and the importance of local government.
August 6, 2018
Ep 05: 10 Decades of Living & Leading with Betty Reid Soskin
What do you think you could learn after living for more than nine decades? In this episode of A Modern Visionary, host Tiffany Lanier sits down with Betty Reid Soskin—an activist, author, and the oldest park ranger ever—to discuss what change looks like in terms of history, the responsibility each generation has to uphold and redefine democracy, and what it means to remain you, even through years of reinvention.
July 12, 2018
Ep 04: Next-Level Leadership Required with Tiffany Lanier
On this quick episode of AMV, we’re talking activation. Host Tiffany Lanier breaks down what it means to be a Next-Level Leader in this day and age, and what that means in the grand scheme of things.
June 22, 2018
Ep 03: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: No one is going to give you permission in politics, take it.
Passion; Purpose; Personal Power. These are the words that come to mind when we think of this week’s Visionary, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, candidate for  US Congress NY-14. In this episode, Tiffany and Alexandria jam out on what it takes to run for Office as a triple minority (Young, Woman, and Person of Color), how twitter changed her campaign, and some of the biggest challenges and ah-ha moments from being in this race.
April 12, 2018
Ep 02: Becoming a Courageous Leader with Rachel Rosen
Courage; intention; vision. For Rachel Rosen, these are some of the core attributes make up a great leader. When the cause of a movement can stem from the humble beginning of a simple gut feeling, it becomes the duty of a great leader to actively, consciously, and courageously choose to work for the change they hope for. In this episode of AMV, Tiffany and Rachel discuss how leaders can find their voice and work their vision.
April 6, 2018
Ep 01: What is A Modern Visionary? | Becoming Leaders who give a damn
Welcome to the first episode of the A Modern Visionary Podcast, conversations with leaders that give a damn. In today’s episode, you’ll meet the Host and founder, Tiffany Lanier along with her mission behind AMV and why it's important to have these deeper to progress humanity forward.
March 21, 2018