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Ep. 28: Not a think tank, a do tank (Marie Ang)

  Marie Ang is the Manager at MaRS Center for Impact Investing's SVX team based in Toronto, Canada. The SVX is building the impact investing marketplace with fantastic impact ventures, funds, and investors where Marie leads their investor relations strategy. Marie previously worked at The MasterCard Foundation and at MEDA, a global economic development organization, in Tanzania. She's from Singapore and Vancouver, graduating from the University of British Columbia, studying natural resource economics. Listen in as we talk mobile healthcare solutions, impact investing and the Dream Girl Film. Reach out to Marie via LinkedIn and Twitter.  This episode Witty partners with Change Catalyst to focus on solutions in Diversity & Inclusion for the NYC Tech community - use TInywitty20 to get a 20% off TechInclusion tickets. LISTEN TO...

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Ep. 27: Data's hard, soft and fuzzy side (Dionna McPhatter)

Dionna McPhatter is the co-founder & managing partner of BLKBOX, a technology-driven marketing, and intelligence company. Prior to launching BLKBOX in 2014, she spent 10 years managing Consumer Insights for Procter and Gamble and as a VP of Insights & Analytics for Reckitt Benckiser. A Div I basketball player and a graduate of West Point with a B.S. In Management. Recognized “data maven” in Entrepreneur Magazine, who in her free time loves playing basketball, people watching & traveling the world.  Listen in as we talk the data informing creative decisions, the book The Fuzzie and the Techie, and tactics to break down initial gender stereotypes at work. Reach out to Dionna via LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter or Medium.   LISTEN TO EPISODE TWENTY-SEVEN HERE       

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Ep. 26: Technology attracts dreamers (Katherine Homuth)

Katherine Homuth (Hague)  is the Founder and CEO of Sheerly Genius, the first-ever rip-proof, snag-proof and all around life-proof brand of pantyhose. She is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. Katherine's first venture-backed startup, ShopLocket, was acquired in 2014 by global manufacturing and design company PCH. Following ShopLocket's success, Katherine went on to become an active angel investor. To help support other women getting into startup investing Katherine founded Female Funders an online education platform which was acquired by Highline Beta in 2017. She has been named one of the Women to Watch in Wearables, one of Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women and one of Flare’s Sixty Under 30. Listen in as we talk about entrepreneurship in the hardware...

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Ep.25: Wiz Kids (Kyla Bolden)

Kyla Bolden is the president & co-founder of Wiz Kid Coding, a socially-minded startup that focuses on providing educational coding and STEM programming for kids ages 3 to 16. Since launching Wiz Kid Coding in the summer before her senior year of Tufts University in Boston, Wiz Kid Coding has taught over 1,500 children, in 20 schools and 2 countries in the last year. When she is not working, Kyla enjoys playing sports, reading, and developing her dessert-making skills.   Listen in as we talk about the rise of blogging on Tumblr, the value of technological literacy, and blockchain technology.  Check out Kyla's suggested learning resources: Bitcoin.com, Crypto & Chill, Bitcoin.org Reach out to Kyla on Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn or Wiz Kid Coding. LISTEN TO EPISODE TWENTY-FOUR...

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Ep. 24: Know Your Narrative (Megan Adams)

Megan Adams graduated from the University of Ottawa, studying Communications with a specialization in Public Relations, worked in the PR and Marketing world in Toronto. Currently, Megan focuses on empowering teams through operational excellence as Product Operations Lead at Shopify.   Listen to Megan's recommended Ted Talk "How To Stop Screwing Yourself Over". Listen in as we talk product operations, hacks to achieve daunting goals and the value of knowing your career narrative. Reach out to Megan on LinkedIn, Twitter or via email (megan.adams@shopify.com).LISTEN TO EPISODE TWENTY-FOUR       

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