Being a mother is hard. Pile on top of that these days with COVID, work, and if you just had a newborn breast feeding. The life for a mother is extremely tough and Adriana has created a device that allows mothers to have one less hassle, or maybe two when you listen. Adriana holds a Masters in Integrated Product Design from UPenn and a BSc from MIT in Mathematics and Computer Science. She and her co-founder are YC and NSF I-Corps fellows and their patent was recognized as Philadelphia’s invention of the year in 2019. She has been named one of the top 30 Femtech Healthcare Influencers in 2019 and has won awards such as the SheKnows BlogHer competition (2019) and the AlphaLabGear Hardware cup (2018). She has represented Lilu at SXSW, and TechCrunch Battlefield, and this year she is an Anita.B Org 2020 PitcHer finalist. In her spare time Adriana loves to run, cycle and attempting to snowboard.
In this week's episode we take a deep dive into the last mile that many people take in the under served population. Local public transportation has failed these people and Dollaride is doing something to fix this problem. CEO of Dollaride, Su Sanni, discusses how dollar vans have provided an essential service for many people throughout the Burroughs of New York. We discuss how public transportation has failed many New Yorkers and with budget cuts Dollaride becomes ever increasingly more important, especially in under represented areas. Through the podcast we will discuss what transportation deserts are, how Su Sanni got into dollar vans, and are dollar vans illegal?
Our host, Trinell Ball, chats with Andrew Miller. Andrew is a city-builder, urbanist, and futurist, who specializes in mobility, land use, and the public realm, and how to ensure that each enriches the rest. He brings 20 years of experience spanning academia; government at the municipal, provincial, and federal levels; and private sector advisory. Also, he is a leading expert in smart cities, particularly in the mobility networks that will link together the cities of the future. He combines this experience with rigorous problem solving and project management. He has improved public transit operations, optimized bike-lane design, and designed infrastructure cities to benefit from automated vehicles. And he is a talented public speaker, firm ambassador, relationship-builder, and forger of consensus. He can take a mobility project and build a critical mass of success among government, residents, and thought leaders.
Welcome to the Future of Work Podcast presented by Hire Llama, where we invite industry experts, and fellow entrepreneurs to discuss how in their industry or company the future is already changing.
Today we have Leslie Short the founder of The Cavu Group, a firm working with organizations and companies to build their diversity and inclusion foundation. We will be discussing what Diversity & Inclusion means in the workplace and how companies should be thinking of it now and in the future.
Hire Llama is a recruitment platform and marketplace building software engineering teams for remote opportunities in Latin America with companies in the United States.
Trinell Ball interviews Brett Martin. Brett Martin is the Managing Partner of a small seed-stage venture fund called Charge Ventures. Charge is a NYC-based pre-seed/seed stage venture fund. They invest 200-500k at the earliest stages of company formation and then help founders take things from 0 to 1. Brett is an adjunct professor at Columbia Business School. His teaching focuses on product strategy and entrepreneurial finance but also has a few war stories to tell. Brett co-founded Switch, a mobile job discovery application, and Sonar, a location-based social network.
Today we will be talking about what is happening in AI/VR and a deeper dive into entrepreneurship and education. Future of travel and what will be happening next.
Join us this week as we discuss The Hiring Startup Environment and Setting Yourself Up for Success with our guest Virgginnia Buccioni-Hillmann. Virgginnia is an experienced senior recruiter form the Bay area. She will be discussing with us how the hiring environment is with startups in San Francisco and through out the US. She will also have tips for how to get ready for a startup interview and how to stand out in this competitive hiring environment.
Virgginnia is a talent acquisition professional based in the Bay Area with a proven record of building and improving processes that help find companies find the right talent when they need it as well as orienting candidates on career advising and interviewing coaching. Her journey as a talent acquisition specialist has given her a well-rounded background in acquiring talent across many industries, including tech, non-profit, government relations and international organizations. Her current mission is to positively disrupt and improve startups’ strategies in hiring to make them streamlined and comprehensive, as well as including Diversity and Inclusion protocols to empower companies and talent alike with top-notch talent from underrepresented communities. Virgginnia has a business and political science background, and in her free time she enjoys surfing, yoga, and sommelier training.
Let's get rid of the stock photo chameleons/mannequins and let people gain control of their content. Is the message simple enough? Are you developing a diverse message? Christina Hawatmeh breaks down what has changed in media and how freelancers & contractors are able to work effectively as part of a distributed team. Finding the right talent for the need that is specific. Look at who your community is and how can you expand your community as part of your team. Christina doesn't just preach this method but she also practices this by hiring by need and diversity. Matching personality is crucial as you don't need to just hire by skill - keeping an open mind. Participate by going to Scop.io - Get ready to take a journey with us.
Ashley Williams from Rizzarr and Calvin Smith from Hire Llama have a conversation about what the future holds for advertising and media. Ashley takes a deeper dive as an entrepreneur and how she views employment and hiring.
Sharia Huda is an EdTech expert having experience as a consultant working with schools to actually working in the school. Sharia offers her insight into where we as a society are going and how technology will play a role in education as a classroom is no longer a shared in-person experience.
Calvin Smith and Trinell Ball, a future society and mobility professional, discuss what it means for people, the planet and society to start working remote. An in-depth discussion on what the pros and cons of working remote and what the future of work looks like.