Transcript- Episode 123: How Women Entrepreneurs Can Overcome Societal Barriers with PCC Women's Business Center Interim Director, Lizzy Okoro Episode 123
The Future Of Work
by Pasadena City College
1w ago
00:00:00 - Lizzy Okoro I think what's special and unique about the Women's Business Centers is it really does address the difference, the unique differences and challenges that women entrepreneurs face.   00:00:09 - Salvatrice Cummo Right.   00:00:09 - Lizzy Okoro So when we talk about those challenges, what does that look like? It looks like 42% of all new businesses in the United States being, you know, led and started by women. It looks like they're being a $1.7 trillion funding gap with women owned small businesses versus men owned small businesses.   00:00:33 - Christina Ba ..read more
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How Women Entrepreneurs Can Overcome Societal Barriers with PCC Women's Business Center Interim Director, Lizzy Okoro Episode 123
The Future Of Work
by Pasadena City College
1w ago
Despite leading 42% of new businesses in the U.S., women are 20 times more likely to be denied traditional business loans than men, with an even larger gap for women of color. Success for women entrepreneurs hinges on a supportive ecosystem, which Women's Business Centers foster by addressing funding disparities and resource limitations. Inspired by her immigrant father's entrepreneurial spirit, Lizzy Okoro, the Interim Director of Pasadena City College’s Women’s Business Center, leverages her media, consulting, and public speaking experience to help women overcome these barriers. She emphasiz ..read more
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Transcript- Episode 122: Empowerment in Action: Pasadena City College's New Initiative for Women in Business Episode 122
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by Pasadena City College
3w ago
00:00:00 Salvatrice Cummo I truly believe that our departments, specifically like a center, like the Women's Business Center, empowers so much. Empowers personally, empowers professionally, and then from, of course, from a strictly, like, economic lens, you know, it empowers people to ideate and create wealth and jobs and all those things that really kind of help build and sustain our communities.   00:00:29 Christina Barsi   The workforce landscape is rapidly changing, and educators and their institutions need to keep up. Preparing students before they enter the workforce. To m ..read more
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Empowerment in Action: Pasadena City College's New Initiative for Women in Business Episode 122
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by Pasadena City College
3w ago
Empowerment is the catalyst for change–sparking innovation, growth, and community transformation. Pasadena City College is excited to announce the Women's Business Center, a new initiative designed to foster innovation and provide tailored support to women entrepreneurs in the San Gabriel Valley. Host Salvatrice Cummo, Vice President of Economic and Workforce Development, and Leslie Thompson, Director of Operations, explain how this center will complement the successful Small Business Development Center (SBDC), enhancing the college's ability to serve a diverse entrepreneurial community.   ..read more
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Transcript- Episode 121: How To Overcome Student Imposter Syndrome With Jackie Javier, Director of the Freeman Center for Career & Completion at PCC Episode 121
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by Pasadena City College
1M ago
00:00:00 Jacqueline What I would love for our listeners to acknowledge is that when we talk about the future of work, particularly for our students, it's not always an exciting topic. And what I mean by that is the future of work may create unexpected anxiety for our students.                  00:00:21 Jacqueline As practitioners, it's incredibly exciting, but if we're talking to our students, the future of work can be a driver of anxiety, of uncertainty, and that can actually create barriers.    &nb ..read more
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How To Overcome Student Imposter Syndrome With Jackie Javier, Director of the Freeman Center for Career & Completion at PCC Episode 121
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by Pasadena City College
1M ago
Sometimes a student's own fears can hold them back from going after their dream career. The future workforce is intimidating and it’s up to educators and career centers to support and help students navigate all of their doubts. Join in as host, Salvatrice Cummo, Ed.D. welcomes Jackie Javier, Director of the Freeman Center for Career and Completion at Pasadena City College, back to the show. They’ll discuss the services the Freeman Center offers and what the challenges are when it comes to students battling imposter syndrome. She will share how they gain data to support students, network succes ..read more
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Transcript- Episode 120: APPRENTICESHIPS: A Pathway To A Sustainable Future Workforce Episode 120
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by Pasadena City College
2M ago
  00:00:00 Salvatrice  For the future, if we genuinely as a community care about the health, longevity, sustainability of our communities, of our local communities, the health of workforce, and I'm not talking about like physical health and mental health, I'm talking about wealth-health of our community, then I'm going to ask the employers to speak to us.                  00:00:20 Salvatrice  Tell us what is happening, why aren't they engaging? Is it because it doesn't make sense? Is it because it's ..read more
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APPRENTICESHIPS: A Pathway To A Sustainable Future Workforce Episode 120
The Future Of Work
by Pasadena City College
2M ago
Why don’t we hear about more apprenticeship opportunities for students? Today we’ll discuss the development of apprenticeships and cover what goes on behind the scenes when it comes to funding, planning, executing, and regulating these programs, and why they're so hard to come by. Digging in deep we’ll cover the barriers to apprenticeships and how we can engage and support local employers in order to create more long-lasting apprentice programming. Despite the administrative challenges, creating pathways to trades is crucial for the health, longevity, and sustainability of local communities an ..read more
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Transcript- Episode 119: How Partnering with Education Improves Long Lasting Employee Relationships With Donald Bradburn, Director Of HR Strategy Design, Workforce Planning & Analytics At Kaiser Permanente Episode 119
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by Pasadena City College
2M ago
00:00:00 Donald As we look at how we have a relationship with our employees, traditionally, American businesses, it's transactional. And what I hear younger generations saying and what I see in the workforce is they want a relationship. So, managers and leaders have to shift their mind to be in it's not a transaction, but it's actually, we want a relationship.                  00:00:24 Christina The workforce landscape is rapidly changing and educators and their institutions need to keep up. Preparing students befo ..read more
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How Partnering with Education Improves Long Lasting Employee Relationships With Donald Bradburn, Director Of HR Strategy Design, Workforce Planning & Analytics At Kaiser Permanente Episode 119
The Future Of Work
by Pasadena City College
2M ago
What does the new generation want out of their work environment? In order to appeal to the future workforce, we must shift and reimagine how jobs function. Donald Bradburn, the Director of HR Strategy Design, Workforce Planning and Analytics for Southern California and Hawaii Markets, at Kaiser Permanente is joining us today to cover what employers can do to ensure their employees keep coming back in this fast paced world. With such high rates of turnover, we must shift our approach to career development and planning in order to provide more meaningful and long lasting relationships within the ..read more
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