EPISODE #81 || Nneka Carrie Ude, Director of Strategic Planning at Geometry Global

EPISODE #81 || Nneka Carrie Ude, Director of Strategic Planning at Geometry Global

Nneka Carrie Ude, Director of Strategic Planning at Geometry Global, joins us to talk about non-linear career paths, being a trend investigator, and founding a media startup. Hear about keeping herself adaptive at the beginning of her career, how she identifies trends that matter and the sources she uses to broaden her worldview, what shopper marketing entails, and her media startup and digital community, Welcome to THE PATH, which focuses on the intersection of people, business and culture, particularly within the African diaspora. 

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EPISODE #42 || Aliya Marder, Associate Director at Philosophie

EPISODE #42 || Aliya Marder, Associate Director at Philosophie

Aliya tells us everything we need to know about getting started in UX and product design. Hear about her transition from the wine industry to UX, the hard and soft skills needed to be a product designer, specific resources (including blogs, courses, and communities) for those starting out, and her advice on the biggest hurdles that junior designers face—including building your portfolio from scratch and finding mentors.

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EPISODE #40 || Rebecca Russell, Senior Social Strategist at Wieden + Kennedy

EPISODE #40 || Rebecca Russell, Senior Social Strategist at Wieden + Kennedy

Rebecca gives us a peek into the world of social strategy from her experience working on clients like Coca-Cola, Converse, and Bud Light. Hear about how the past stigma of being a social strategist has evolved, how she stays up on new platform developments, and the value of bringing your fresh perspective and understanding of youth culture to the agency.

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EPISODE #37 || Lauren Walker, Media Supervisor at Crispin Porter + Bogusky

EPISODE #37 || Lauren Walker, Media Supervisor at Crispin Porter + Bogusky

Lauren Walker, Media Supervisor at Crispin Porter + Bogusky, brings tons of useful advice and tells us what's what in the world of media, drawing from her experience working in creative agencies, media agencies, and ad tech. Hear examples of how media can drive creative, why working in ad tech is a great way to get to an agency role, plus key media-related terms you should know—including one that will make you stand out if used in an interview!

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EPISODE #24 || Marissa Deslatte, Chair of Ad 2 National & Senior Corporate Brand Manager
 at Nobilis Health Corp.

EPISODE #24 || Marissa Deslatte, Chair of Ad 2 National & Senior Corporate Brand Manager
 at Nobilis Health Corp.

Marissa joins us to talk about working in Media on the agency-side vs. the client-side, the resources, real-world experience and chance to give back available to junior talent through Ad 2, and how to take control of your own advancement. Plus, don't miss our very special and exciting announcement!

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