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Consciously Funded

Consciously Funded

By Lavonya Jones
Hosted by Lavonya Jones, Consciously Funded focuses on amplifying Black and Indigenous voices of Social Impact. We are community of social entrepreneurs and impact investors leading equitable lives that never omit people, purpose, and planet. Regardless of who you are, there is always space to be conscious! Subscribe, Rate, and Share!
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Lisha Bell of BLXvc
On this episode, we talk about the importance of financial access with Lisha Bell, Founder of BLXvc. We discuss her journey into investing and how she's working to increase access to assets for people of color. To find out more about Lisha Bell and her work connect with her online at: Lisha Bell Website  Lisha Bell Twitter  Lisha Bell LinkedIN  BLXvc Website  Pipeline Angels Website  Subscribe to the PYMNTS resource recommended by Lisha at PYMNTS.com. Follow Investor Arlan Hamilton on Twitter at ArlanWasHere and purchase her book, It's About Damn Time. So that this podcast can continue to center Black and Indigenous voices of social impact, consider supporting us with a donation here. At Consciously Funded we support Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). You can do so also through the Thurgood Marshall College Foundation or the United Negro College Fund. Shop T-Shirts, Hoodies, Sweatshirts, and Mugs at ConsciouslyFunded.com to showcase your commitment to center Black and Indigenous voices. This episode was brought to you by the Social Enterprise Community and Socially Driven Magazine. Join and Subscribe!
38:05
April 8, 2021
Nasir Qadree of Zeal Capital Partners
On this episode, we speak with Hamptonian and Atlanta native Nasir Qadree, Founder and Managing Partner of Zeal Capital Partners. We discussed his journey into inclusive investing and how he's planning to bridge the wealth and skills gap by directly impacting 9 of the 17 United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals. To find out more about Nasir Qadree and his work through Zeal Capital Partners connect with him online at: Zeal Capital Partners Website Zeal, Why Now? Article Nasir Qadree Twitter Nasir Qadree LinkedIN So that this podcast can continue to center Black and Indigenous voices of social impact, consider supporting us with a donation here. At Consciously Funded we support Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). To learn more Nasir and I's alma mater, Hampton University, visit their website. Shop T-Shirts, Hoodies, Sweatshirts, and Mugs at ConsciouslyFunded.com to showcase your commitment to center Black and Indigenous voices. This episode was brought to you by the Social Enterprise Community and Socially Driven Magazine. Join and Subscribe!
47:48
April 1, 2021
Sara Chandler of Elemental Excelerator
On this episode, we speak with Howard Law alum Sara Chandler of Elemental Excelerator. We covered a lot in this interview! We discussed her journey into environmental equity, owning your strengths and taking up space, dealing with perfectionism, and how she's currently supporting climate innovation in vulnerable communities. To find out more about Sara Chandler and her work at Elemental Excelerator connect with her online at: Elemental Excelerator Website Elemental Excelerator Summer Internship Sara Chandler Twitter Sara Chandler LinkedIN We talked a lot about one of Elemental Excelerator's portfolio enterprises and one of my favorite social entrepreneurs in this episode, Jasmine Crowe of Goodr. To learn more about Goodr's work in tackling food waste and food insecurity visit their website at Goodr.co. So that this podcast can continue to center Black and Indigenous voices of social impact, consider supporting us with a donation here. At Consciously Funded we support Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). To learn more about Sara's alma mater, Howard University School of Law visit their website. Shop T-Shirts, Hoodies, Sweatshirts, and Mugs at ConsciouslyFunded.com to showcase your commitment to center Black and Indigenous voices. This episode was brought to you by the Social Enterprise Community and Socially Driven Magazine. Join and Subscribe!
50:41
March 25, 2021
Dr. Laquita Blockson - Social Innovator and Professor
On this episode, we speak with FAMU alum Dr. Laquita Blockson, the founding Faculty Director of the Social Innovation Graduate Program at Agnes Scott College. We discuss her journey into social innovation and her research regarding African-American women entrepreneurs of growth firms and urban economic development. To find out more about Dr. Blockson and her work at Agnes Scott connect with her online at: Agnes Scott College Social Innovation Graduate Program Website Dr. Laquita Blockson Twitter Dr. Laquita Blockson Website Ashoka Foundation Website Benefit Corporation (B-Corp) Information Benefit Corporation (B-Corp) Resources So that this podcast can continue to center Black and Indigenous voices of social impact, consider supporting us with a donation here. At Consciously Funded we support Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). To learn more about Dr. Blockson's alma mater, Florida A&M University (FAMU) visit their website. Shop T-Shirts, Hoodies, Sweatshirts, and Mugs at ConsciouslyFunded.com to showcase your commitment to center Black and Indigenous voices. This episode was brought to you by the Social Enterprise Community and Socially Driven Magazine. Join and Subscribe!
57:56
March 18, 2021
Joey Womack of Goodie Nation
On this episode, we speak with FAMU alum Joey Womack of Goodie Nation about how his organization is connecting social entrepreneurs to funding and his advice for aspiring social entrepreneurs. To find out more about Joey Womack and his work at Goodie Nation connect with him online at: Goodie Nation Website Joey Womack Twitter Joey Womack Instagram Joey Womack LinkedIN Goodie Nation Facebook Goodie Nation Twitter Goodie Nation Instagram Goodie Nation LinkedIN Subscribe to the ImpactAlpha newsletter recommended by Joey at ImpactAlpha.com. So that this podcast can continue to center Black and Indigenous voices of social impact, consider supporting us with a donation here. At Consciously Funded we support Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). To learn more about Joey's alma mater, Florida A&M University (FAMU) visit their website. Shop T-Shirts, Hoodies, Sweatshirts, and Mugs at ConsciouslyFunded.com to showcase your commitment to center Black and Indigenous voices. This episode was brought to you by the Social Enterprise Community and Socially Driven Magazine. Join and Subscribe!
33:56
March 11, 2021
Introducing the Consciously Funded Podcast
Hosted by Lavonya Jones, Consciously Funded focuses on amplifying Black and Indigenous voices of Social Impact. We are community of social  entrepreneurs and impact investors leading equitable lives that never omit people, purpose, and planet. Regardless of who you are, there is always space to be conscious! Read more of our story on our blog Why We Must Close the Capital Gap in Social Impact Let's continue the narrative on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIN. Subscribe to our YouTube page here.
10:21
March 2, 2021