BOLO Business Podcast Season 1 Episode 1

Episode 1, Season 1

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Female Leadership Personified

Embark on a transformative journey with two phenomenal guests who have left an indelible mark on the worlds of leadership, culture, and entrepreneurship. In this episode, we sit down with the visionary Zerritha Brown, Head of Culture for Camden, and the trailblazing Jennifer Stoute, Founder of Astra Partners.

Our Guests

Zerritha Brown

Head of Culture for Camden With a career steeped in cultural enrichment, Zerritha Brown has been a guiding force in Camden’s vibrant landscape. From pioneering inclusive arts programs to shaping community engagement initiatives, her journey has been one of dedication and transformation. Uncover the layers of her impactful career, as she shares insights on fostering cultural resilience within a community.

Jennifer Stoute

Founder of Astra Partners Jenny Stoute, a true pioneer, not only in business but also on the global stage as a former Olympic athlete, brings a unique perspective to entrepreneurship. From her illustrious track and field career to founding Astra Partners, Jenny exemplifies resilience and success. Join us as she delves into the parallels between her Olympic journey and the entrepreneurial path, offering invaluable lessons for aspiring leaders. https://astrapartners.global/

 

Episode Summary

Throughout the episode, the discussion delves into thought-provoking topics, including the concept of “Black Enough” and the importance of being Black and visible in business. By exploring these nuanced discussions, the guests shed light on the complexities of identity and representation in professional settings, challenging conventional notions and advocating for inclusivity and authenticity.

Moreover, the episode examines the role of leadership in creating space for conversation and fostering the next generation of leaders. From measuring cultural impact from a council perspective to nurturing future leaders, the guests provide practical insights and strategies for driving positive change and building resilient communities.

One of the standout themes of the episode is the existence of a Black middle class and the opportunities and challenges it presents. By unpacking this complex phenomenon, the guests offer a nuanced understanding of socioeconomic dynamics and the importance of creating pathways for upward mobility and prosperity within marginalised communities.

This Episode, of the Bolo Business Podcast offers a compelling exploration of career paths, community engagement, and cultural resilience through the lens of two extraordinary guests. By sharing their experiences and insights, Zerritha Brown and Jenny Stoute inspire listeners to embrace their unique journeys, celebrate diversity, and strive for excellence in their personal and professional endeavours. Tune in to this captivating episode to gain invaluable wisdom and inspiration from two trailblazing leaders in business and culture.

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BOLO Business Podcast Season 1 Guest : Zerritha Brown

Zerritha Brown, a dynamic force in the cultural landscape, wears many hats: Cultural Producer, Arts Manager, and Leader. Her journey is a testament to creativity, community engagement, and unwavering commitment. Let’s delve into the remarkable life of this trailblazer who now serves as the Head of Culture for Camden.

BOLO Business Podcast Season 1 Guest: Jennifer Stoute

Jenny Stoute: From Olympic Glory to Entrepreneurial Success Jenny Stoute, a name synonymous with athletic excellence, has left an indelible mark on both the track and the business world. Her journey from Olympic medals to founding Astra Partners, an athlete management...

BOLO Business Podcast Season 1 Guest : Amika Ezer

Amika Ezer, a powerhouse in the music industry, wears many hats: Radio Presenter, DJ, Model, and Head of Specialist Music and Community Radio at Polydor Records. Her journey is one of creativity, community engagement, and unwavering passion. Let’s dive into the fascinating life of this trailblazer.

BOLO Business Podcast Season 1 Guest : Akara Etteh

Akara Etteh, a multifaceted music executive, orchestrates harmonies that resonate across generations. As an Audience Development Executive at Universal Music, he deftly infuses catalog records with fresh life, reaching new audiences. Let’s explore the fascinating journey of this musical visionary.