Welcome to the ChowTime Chats podcast where Joyce Chow chats with working professionals from around the world about education, careers, and life. Follow @chowtimechats on Instagram and don’t forget to favourite this podcast on the Anchor app. Tune in for some ‘authentic food for thought.’
Hannah Cho just graduated from her accelerated MBA program at Cornell this May and will be moving to pursue a career in investment banking this fall. Tune into this journey down memory lane as Hannah and Joyce chat about their first year at the University of Virginia where they initially met. You can follow Hannah Cho @chohannahletters and continue the conversation @chowtimechats.
Benjamin Levi Moses and Jessy Levi are both from India and currently reside in Switzerland where they do work for Global Leadership Geneva-Bern. Both have earned their doctorates and share their educational backgrounds and career experience. Tune into this incredible ChowTime Chats and continue the conversation @chowtimechats. Visit www.glgb.org or learn more about Global Leadership Geneva Bern.
Gretchen Steidle attended the University of Virginia as a Jefferson Scholar and graduate with a degree in Foreign Affairs with a focus in International Business. She also earned her MBA from Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and eventually founded Global Grassroots. Joyce met Gretchen in the January of 2017 when she took her J-term course called ‘Conscious Social Change’ as a Foreign Affairs major at U.Va. Tune into this inspirational ChowTime Chats and continue to conversation @chowtimechats. You can also connect with Gretchen via her website: globalgrassroots.com.
In 2015, Colin Feo graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and Richard Warren from the University of Virginia. Eventually Colin co-founded Windwalk Games with his brother Chris and friend Sam, and Richard eventually joined the startup team. Tune into this enlightening ChowTime Chats episode about the growing gaming industry. Continue the conversation @chowtimechats and check out Windwalk’s newest release here: https://store.steampowered.com/app/999860/Enemy_On_Board.
Phylicia Masonheimer is a Christian writer and blogger as well as a wife and mother of two expecting her third child. She graduated from Liberty University and has degrees in Journalism and Theology. Tune into this special ChowTime Chats chat and follow @phyliciamasonheimer. You can check out Phylicia’s website too: phyliciamasonheimer.com.
Cindy Cho, whose daughter Yen appeared in our first ChowTime Chats episode, is a homemaker and proud of it. Tune into this incredible ChowTime Chats episode as Mrs. Cho shares her testimony and inspirational life story. Continue the conversation @chowtimechats.
Faith Domfeh graduated from the University of Virginia in 2017 with a degree in Computer Science. She currently works as a consultant for Deloitte. Tune into this special ChowTime Chats episode and continue the conversation @chowtimechats.
Kyle Clark is a fourth year student at the University of Virginia pursuing a double major in Drama and French. He is a published fantasy novel author and drama instructor. Tune into this delightful ChowTime Chats episode and continue the conversation @chowtimechats!
Esther Kim just completed her master’s degree in Development Studies at the University of Oxford. She earned her bachelor’s in English Literature at UC Berkeley before a publishing internship. Tune into this special ChowTime Chats and continue the conversation @chowtimechats.
Matt Gillam is a native of Long Island, NY and is the Chair of the University of Virginia’s Jewish Leadership Center and Student President of the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. Tune into this special ChowTime Chats episode and continue the conversation @chowtimechats.
Grace Kim graduated from the University of Virginia with a double major in History and Political Philosophy, Policy and Law (PPL) in 2018. She has just completed her second year of law school at Northwestern. Tune into this inspirational ChowTime Chats as Grace shares about growing up in the Middle East as an expat before returning to Virginia. Continue the conversation via @chowtimechats.
Doris Yuan graduated from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia in 2017. She is transitioning from working in Chicago in consulting to doing sales for a startup in Bangkok. Tune into this delightful ChowTime Chats episode and continue the conversation @chowtimechats.
Chi Chan graduated from the University of Virginia in 2019 before completing his graduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania. Tune into this educational ChowTime Chats podcast and continue the conversation @chowtimechats on our various social media platforms.
Derek Zeigler graduated from the University of Virginia in 2018 with a double degree in Public Policy and Leadership along with a PPL degree. He is part of the incoming class at the University of Michigan Law School pursuing a dual MPP/JD degree. Tune into this inspirational ChowTime Chats and continue the conversation @chowtimechats on Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
Dr. Jennifer Parish is the Superintendent of the Poquoson Public Schools. She earned her undergraduate and master’s degrees at the University of Virginia before completing her doctorate at the College of William and Mary. Tune into this inspiring ChowTime Chats episode and continue the conversation @chowtimechats.
Ingrid is a third year Foreign Affairs major at the University of Virginia who has been a member of the Lingxi Theater since her first year. She is from China and shares her experience as an international student in Charlottesville, Virginia. Tune into this ChowTime Chats episode and continue the conversation @chowtimechats.
Allison Leigh Kymmell is making a reappearance with two friends Emily Williams and Marissa Gottlieb. She is from Virginia Beach and has been a professional figure skater for 5 years. Marissa Gottlieb is from Massachusetts lives in Miami. She was a professional figure skater for 6 years and is currently an assistant stage manager for Disney on ice presents Dream Big for 1 year. Emily Williams is also from Virginia Beach and currently lives in Miami. She has skated professional with Disney on Ice for 3 years and as a lead for 2 years. Tune into this special ChowTime Chats podcast and continue the conversation @chowtimechats.
Hiu Hiu graduated from the University of Virginia in 2019 with a double major in computer science and music. She is currently completing her master’s in management degree at the Imperial College London. Hiu Hiu grew up in Hong Kong and attended an international school. Tune into this special ChowTime Chats episode as Hiu Hiu shares her educational background that allowed her to be hired to work as a consultant in the PwC office in London. Continue the conversation via @chowtimechats.
Mahathi Kambham is a recent graduate of the McIntire School of School at the University of Virginia. Tune into this ChowTime Chats episode as Andrea and Joyce interview Mahathi on her educational background and future career. Continue the conversation via @chowtimechats.
Yen Cho is back for another ChowTime Chats episode with Andrea Zepeda and Joyce Chow. Tune into this special episode as Yen shares her photography and film making journey. Continue the conversation via @shakespeareyen and @chowtimechats.
Taylor and Hye Young from Sotheby’s International Realty share their heartwarming story of how they met and their educational backgrounds and career journeys. Tune into this delightful ChowTime Chats episode and continue the conversation @chowtimechats.
Jonas Schuff is from Germany and is currently a visiting student at the University of Oxford. He will be starting his doctorate in the fall in Oxford’s Materials Department and is pioneering the Design Appreciation Society (DAS) at Oxford. Tune into this ChowTime Chats podcast episode and continue the conversation via @chowtimechats.
Jasmine Hopkins first met Joyce at the Patrick Henry Mall through the Style Club run by Dress-to-Impress LLC. Today she officially graduated from Christopher Newport University. Take a walk down memory lane with Jasmine and Joyce on this special ChowTime Chats episode. Continue the conversation on Anchor.fm/jowce or @chowtimechats social media platforms.
Charity is originally from Ghana and immigrated to the United States at the age of 18. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 2018 and founded Northshea which she currently does for work full-time. Hear Charity’s incredible testimony and visit her website at nortshea.com. You can connect with Charity on Instagram @nortshea and @maliamakes. Continue the conversation via @chowtimechats.
Nelson Hsieh graduated with a degree in Classics from Berkeley before earning his Master’s in Divinity from the Masters Seminary. He is currently completing his doctorate at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Tune into this ChowTime Chats episode and stay connected via @chowtimechats.
Born in Japan to two missionaries from the U.S., Seth Iverson is the youngest of 9 children and graduated from the University of Virginia in 2018 with a degree in Religious Studies (and Economics minor). He currently works as a Landscape Design Specialist for Living Proof Landscape & Design. Continue the conversation via @chowtimechats. Also, mark your calendars for the first sponsorship event ChowTime Chats will be covering in joint with I AM Art Auction House.
In light of Teachers Appreciation Week, Lauren Osborn shares her educational and career journey childhood to James Madison University to her teaching profession. Lauren Osborn is a National Board Certified Teacher and the 2016 Region II Teacher of the Year. She was Joyce’s 11th grade high school AP English Language and Composition and continues to teach high school English on Virtual Virginia. Continue the conversation via @chowtimechats and show some appreciation for your educators this week.
John Carter is the lead singer of Telltale based in Richmond, Virginia and graduated with Joyce from Poquoson High School in 2015. Tune into this inspiring podcast and follow @johncarteronline on Instagram. Keep the conversation going with @chowtimechats.
Patrick Jones is a classmate with Joyce in the Royal College of Art’s Graduate Diploma in Art & Design Programme. Prior to attending RCA, Patrick had a career in the science and shares his education and career journey. Continue the conversation via @chowtimechats.
Alkistis Chatzidimitriou studied at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy but is originally from Greece. She currently works for a company owned by Verizon in London and first met Joyce in Shoreditch, London at a Jolt networking event. Tune into this special ChowTime Chats and continue the conversation @chowtimechats.
Originally from Scotland, Patience Marshall leads the Basic Leadership Practicum (BLP) at the YWAM Burtigny base in Switzerland. She was a missionary in India and Romania before moving to Switzerland. Patience is launching her book’s website www.whomealeader.com on Monday 11 May. Continue the conversation via @chowtimechats!
Kevin Cao graduated with his undergraduate and master’s degrees from the University of Virginia in 2017 and 2018 as a Jefferson Scholar. He then attended the University of Oxford as a Rotary Scholar and now teaches in Denver, Colorado. Tune into this inspiring ChowTime Chat and continue the conversation on Twitter with @kevinqkcao and @joycelynnchow (@chowtimechats).
Meet Mohamed Zaghloul who is the Head of Middle East Desk at Sotheby’s International Realty in London, United Kingdom. Mo graduated from Michigan State University and the Cass Business School. Tune into this ChowTime Chats episode to learn more from Mo about real estate education and career advice. Continue the conversation @prime.broker and @chowtimechats on Instagram.
Kenny Rogan is a pastor of the Hope Aviemore Church Plant in the Highlands of Scotland. He previously served as the assistant pastor of Twynholm Baptist Church in London. Tune into this special ChowTime Chats episode. You can connect with Kenny and Hope Aviemore at email@example.com.
Tiffany Weng is an illustration major at the Rhode Island School of Design with over 26,300 YouTube subscribers. This is a ChowTime Chats episode you certainly don’t want to miss. Continue the conversation on Instagram @chowtimechats.
Tune into this ChowTime Chat featuring Xiaoqi Li, who graduated from the University of Virginia in 2018, and is a wedding photographer based in Charlottesville. Visit Xiaoqi’s website: http://www.xiaoqili.com and connect with her on her various social media platforms. Continue the conversation too via @chowtimechats.
Natasha Richardson is the founder of Forage Botanicals, an alternative and holistic health service ‘reframing menstruation and providing natural answers for period problems’. You can follow Natasha on Instagram @foragebotanicals. Natasha is also pursuing her Master’s in Studies in the History of Design at the University of Oxford with Joyce.
Polina Shepetkova is the Head of Russian Department at Sotheby’s International Realty in London, United Kingdom. Tune into this inspiring and enlightening ChowTime Chats and let’s keep connected on LinkedIn!
Toby Albert-Corban is a bespoke real estate agent and podcaster. He started Corban Group (@corbangroup on Instagram). You can follow Toby on Instagram @tobyalbert. Tune into this inspirational and insightful ChowTime Chats episode and keep the conversation going @chowtimechats.
Chris Cao is the one of the founders of ‘Reboot for Youth’ and during his sophomore year of high school, CNN reached out to his organisation (and he got to meet Anderson Cooper). Chris shares about his experiences at Virginia Tech and what led him there as well as advice for younger students and university students. Keep the conversation going by connecting with @chowtimechats via social media.
Amanda Lee is the Marketing Executive of the United Kingdom Sotheby’s International Realty based in London. She was Joyce’s former manager and mentor during her time at Sotheby’s. Tune into this delightful ChowTime Chat about education, careers, and cultural sensitivity during the coronavirus. Don’t forget to stay connected with @chowtimechats on social media.
Mrs. Terre Eberly was Joyce’s seventh and eighth grade chorus teacher at Poquoson Middle School. She continues to be one of Joyce’s favourite teachers over the course of her life. Tune into this heartwarming and inspirational ChowTime Chats episode and follow @chowtimechats on our social media platforms.
Audrey Weisiger is a two-time Olympic figure skating coach who shares her wisdom and expertise on this podcast episode. She is the Founder and President of Grassroots to Champions and received the highest award in the figure skating industry named PSA and USFSA Coach of the Year. This is a ChowTime Chats podcast episode you certainly don’t want to miss.
What a blessing it was to interview Hunter and Sarah Sheldon of Hunter and Sarah Photography. You can check out their website at hunterandsarahphotography.com as well as find them on Instagram. Tune into the ChowTime Chat to hear their inspirational love story of faith and photography.
Karolina Kierate is a Christian musician from Lithuania. She met Joyce whilst both were completing their Youth With A Mission (YWAM) Discipleship Training School at Burtigny, Switzerland in the fall of 2018. Tune into this ChowTime Chat episode featuring Karolina’s music at the end! Connect with @chowtimechat on our social media platforms too.
Kevin Chou graduated from the University of Virginia’s Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy in 2017. He first met Joyce playing basketball at U.Va’s Aquatic and Fitness Center (AFC) playing pick up basketball. Kevin and Joyce were in the same HackCville Hustle class of the spring of 2016. Listen in as Kevin shares his education and life experience, and don’t forget to connect to @chowtimechats.
Lynnspiration Lesson no. 4 comes from Bethany Hamilton, a surfer who lost her arm in a shark attack at the age of thirteen but never lost her faith. Tune into a reading of the foreword to her autobiography ‘Soul Surfer’. Also, don’t forget to connect with @chowtimechats on our social media platforms.
Tune into the third Lynnspiration bonus episode for a reading of the first chapter of C.S. Lewis’s ‘Mere Christianity’ titled ‘The Law of Human Nature.’ Stay connected to @chowtimechats on our social media platforms.
Be inspired by the epic life of Dr. Catherine Korte as she shares her life experience from poverty to her successful medical profession. Dr. Korte exemplifies the virtue of hard work, perseverance, and lovingkindness. Stay connected with @chowtimechats on Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
Liao Cattaneo is a JD/MPP Candidate at Harvard University and a Civil & Environmental Engineering & Environmental Science double major graduate of the University of Virginia. She served as President and Founding Member of the Club Figure Skating team at U.Va. and worked in the U.S. Department of Transportation after earning her undergraduate degree. Tune into this special ChowTime Chat episode and stay connected with @chowtimechats on Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
Earl Carr, Vice President of Momentum Advisors and Adjunct Professor at New York University, shares his incredible and inspiring testimony on this podcast episode. This is a ChowTime Chat you don’t want to miss. Stay connected via @chowtimechats on Instagram, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
Check out ChowTime Chats’s first bonus episode called ‘Lynnspiration’ as Joyce reads passages from her favourite books. In this episode Joyce reads the Introduction to Daniel Grant’s ‘The Business of Being An Artist’, which she considers her ‘textbook’ as an entrepreneurial artist. Don’t forget to follow @chowtimechats on Instagram and to like our new Facebook page.
Eddie Lin graduated a year early from the University of Virginia with a major in Politics (Foreign Affairs). Tune into this candid chat about student life leading up to his time at U.Va. Don’t forget to keep the conversation going by connecting with @chowtimechats on Instagram and Facebook.
Tune into the authentic ChowTime Chat between Vera Talamoa, Joyce’s former manager at Oakhurst Inn Café and Espresso Bar in Charlottesville, Virginia. Since 14 Vera has had service experience in the food industry and shares her honest thoughts and experiences throughout her career that led her to the newly opened Quirk Hotel in C-ville. Don’t forget to follow @chowtimechats on Instagram and to give our new page a like on Facebook.
JP Godin is one of the leaders of YWAM Geneva in Switzerland. He served alongside the Sisters of Mother Teresa whilst living in India and completed his DTS in Mexico where he met his lovely wife Sarvia. They now live in Geneva with three girls. Tune into this powerful testimony and don’t forget to follow @chowtimechats on Instagram and to like our page on Facebook.
Fernando Michel is a Mexican professional figure skater performer who has done shows in front of thousands at Busch Garden’s Christmas Town as well as luxury cruise liners, but he didn’t begin his figure skating journey until age 14. Tune into this ChowTime Chat and follow @fernandomichhel on Instagram.
Before turning 20, Justin T. Tungol decided to pursue a career in professional basketball, taking a leap of faith from the U.S. to the Philippines. He currently works for Sotheby’s International Realty in Virginia Beach and is wrapping up his degree at Old Dominion University. Tune into this inspiring episode of ChowTime Chats and don’t forget to follow @chowtimechats on Instagram.
今天周维宁跟他的好朋友李若艺说话！Tune in to the first Chinese ChowTime Chat. More bilingual episodes coming soon. Follow the inspiring illustrator RuoYi Li on Instagram @ruoyili68 to see her amazing artwork. You can also keep the conversation going by sending your voice notes to ChowTime Chats and please be patient with Joyce’s broken Chinese on today’s episode.
One of the most anticipated episodes features a dear friend, a professional ballet dancer Conner JC from London! Conner is one of Joyce’s most loyal friends and is much of a life coach and role model to many. He’s also a YouTuber and incredible singer. Try to listen to this episode without smiling. Follow the multitalented Conner JC on Instagram @c0nn3rv and ‘comment, like, and SUBSCRIBE’ to his YouTube channel!
Alynn Farmer served as a captain in the U.S. army and has coached the Hampton Roads Iceplex Production team to the ISI World’s gold and State Games of America gold medalist podium multiple times. Hear more about Alynn’s incredible life journey that took her around the world. Don’t forget to follow @chowtimechats on Instagram.
From dropping out of college to leading the Sotheby’s International Realty team in D.C., the luxury real estate shining star Daniel Heider has defied all odds and demonstrated grit and authenticity that shows through his incredible work and warm smile. This is an episode of Chowtime Chats you certainly do not want to miss! Be sure to follow @danielmheider and @heider_realestate on Instagram.
Join the chat with professional ice skater, yoga instructor, dancer, trapeze performer Allison Kymmell as she shares about her amazing life experiences. You can follow Allison on Instagram @allison.kymmell_official!
Tune into the chat with the lovely Josie Horton who graduated from the University of Oxford for her masters and the University of Kent for her undergraduate degree. She is currently interning in London and is seeking to pursue her doctorate someday. Don’t forget to follow @chowtimechats on Instagram.
United States Naval Academy graduate Michelle Tran who is currently on a Rotary scholarship studying water science at the University of Oxford joins ChowTime Chats to share her educational experience with Joyce. This is an episode you don’t want to miss! You can also check out Michelle’s podcast ‘Broxit’ on Mixcloud. Don’t forget to follow @chowtimechats on Instagram as well.
A former international basketball player, Yinka has travelled the world from and now is pursuing a career in acting whilst living in London. Tune into this special episode with an inspirational woman working on the frontlines of the corona crisis. You can follow Yinka on Instagram @yo_yinka.
Today’s special special guest is PhD student Shalni Kumar who attends UC San Diego. Growing up Shalni was a huge role made and a best friend to Joyce. She played a major role in Joyce’s early education. Tune into this walk down memory lane with Shalni and Joyce. Follow @chowtimechats on Instagram!
On today’s podcast episode Joyce catches up with former fellow HackCvillian and University of Virginia class of 2018 graduate Yash Tekriwal. Yash shares his experience and insight on education and entrepreneurship. Don’t forget to follow @chowtimechats on Instagram!
Brandon Chye, a University of Oxford graduate, who now works as an Economist for OMFIF in Singapore shares his incredibly global educational experience and advice to young professionals in this podcast episode.
On today’s episode Joyce discusses art education and entrepreneurship with special guests brother and sister Miguel and Michelle Dominado. You can find them on Instagram at @migueldraws and @michelleerinart!
Welcome to the second episode of Chowtime Chats a podcast about educational reform. Tune into the conversation between Yen and Joyce about their experiences attending the University of Virginia. Yen also shares about her time as an IB high school student. Be sure to follow Yen’s podcast ‘Mind the Gap’ on Spotify!