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Episode 45: Eric Beydoun (BBA '14) – A conversation on growing and supporting influencer marketing in Houston with Eko Studios founding partner & CFO Eric Beydoun (BBA '14) and communications manager Amanda Sebesta. (iTunes | Play Music | MP3 | Web Player)

 

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Working Wisdom from the C. T. Bauer College of Business

"Working Wisdom" is a podcast from the C. T. Bauer College of Business, focusing on work, life and everything in between, featuring conversations with amazing people who have navigated and overcome obstacles to achieve personal and professional success, sharing their perspectives with our hosts and audience.

Through this podcast, we aim to provide both inspiration and practical tips on work/life balance, how to transition personally and professionally, and making business more accommodating to a diverse workforce.

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Previous Episodes

  • Episode 44: Megan Iselin (BBA '15, MSACCY '16) (A Look Back on Episode 29) – A conversation on grit, determination & navigating life after graduation with PwC risk assurance associate Megan Iselin (BBA '15, MSACCY '16) and Chris Gervasio (BBA '17, MSACCY '18). (iTunes | Play Music | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 43: Anais Babajanian – A conversation on breaking the mold in the insurance industry (and life) with ATAB Insurance Services principal Anais Babajanian (BBA '13, MSACCY '14) and Bauer College communications manager Amanda Sebesta. (iTunes | Play Music | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 42: Rachel Kuruvila – A conversation on learning abroad with accounting senior Rachel Kuruvila, a Bauer in D.C. Fellow and intern for ExxonMobil in Budapest, and Bauer communications manager Amanda Sebesta. (iTunes | Play Music | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 41: Mahek Hooda (BBA '18) – A conversation on finding your passion and being a creator with recent alumna Mahek Hooda, now a global supply chain planner for Microsoft's Xbox line, and Bauer communications manager Amanda Sebesta. (iTunes | Play Music | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 40: Noha Sahnoune (BBA '15, MSACCY '16) (A Look Back on Episode 8) – A look back on the conversation with Bauer College alumna Emma Armer (BBA '17) and ExxonMobil corporate financial analyst Noha Sahnoune (BBA '15, MSACCY '16) on being a millennial and Muslimah in business school & corporate America. (iTunes | Play Music | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 39: Kelly McCormick – A conversation on using your hustle and heart to create another income stream with UH RED Labs managing director Kelly McCormick and marketing senior Hava Schultz. (iTunes | Play Music | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 38: Tony Kong – A conversation on diversity, inclusion and creativity in the modern workplace with Associate Professor Tony Kong and Bauer College finance senior David Silveira. (iTunes | Play Music | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 37: Saleha Khumawala – A conversation on creating connections to produce socially engaged students and to stimulate urban renewal with Robert Grinaker Professor of Accounting and SURE™ Director Saleha Khumawala and Bauer College alumna Brinda Penmetsa (BBA '18). (iTunes | Play Music | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 36: Jamie Belinne – A conversation on the benefits of an intergenerational workforce with Bauer College Rockwell Career Center Assistant Dean Jamie Belinne and marketing student Sobia Mohammad. (iTunes | Play Music | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 35: Kelly McCormick (A Look Back on Episode 19) – A look back on the conversation on nurturing, cultivating and celebrating women in entrepreneurship with UH RED Labs managing director Kelly McCormick and Bauer supply chain & entrepreneurship senior Judy Mai. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 34: Amy Vandaveer (Senior Professor of Practice) – A conversation on how authenticity, honesty and trust can help you be yourself (literally) with personal branding expert Amy Vandaveer and Bauer College senior Sophia Pierce. (iTunes | Play Music | MP3 | YouTube | Web Player)
  • Episode 33: Emma Armer (BBA ’17) – A conversation on overcoming fear and self-doubt with Shell Americas Aviation Lubricants sales analyst Emma Armer (BBA '17) and recent Bauer College alumna Komal Farooqi (BBA '18), a marketing manager for Khawar & Sons, Inc. (iTunes | Play Music | MP3 | YouTube | Web Player)
  • Episode 32: Betsy Gelb (Professor of Marketing) – A conversation on cultivating confidence with Bauer College Professor Betsy Gelb and marketing junior Joy Yang. (iTunes | Play Music | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 31: Melanie Rudd (Assistant Professor of Marketing) – A conversation on how employees can work more productively and creatively by seeking out awe with Bauer College Assistant Professor Melanie Rudd and alumna Viviane Nguyen (BBA ’18). (iTunes | Play Music | MP3 | YouTube | Web Player)
  • Episode 30: Partha Krishnamurthy (Professor of Marketing, Director of the Institute for Health Care Marketing & Bauer Faculty Fellow) – A conversation on decision making and the role of marketing in wellness and health with Bauer College Professor Partha Krishnamurthy and Bauer MBA candidate Mark Garcia-Prats, co-founder of Small Places, LLC. (iTunes | Play Music | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 29: Megan Iselin (BBA '15, MSACCY '16) – A conversation on grit, determination & navigating life after graduation with PwC risk assurance associate Megan Iselin (BBA '15, MSACCY '16) and Chris Gervasio (BBA '17, MSACCY '18). (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 28: Crystal Christmas – A conversation on charting the course for cancer patients and their providers by harnessing big data with GIANT Informatics founder Crystal Christmas and Bauer College Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship student and Grateful & Company founder Caroline Ferguson. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 27: Mark Garcia-Prats – A conversation on revolutionizing food in communities through urban agriculture with Bauer MBA student and Small Places co-founder and director of education Mark Garcia-Prats, hosted by Bauer College executive director of communications Jessica Navarro. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 26: Yara Suki (BBA '15) – A conversation on designing your life around your passions with food blogger, graphic designer, event planner and Stephen Stagner Sales Excellence Institute program manager Yara Suki (BBA '15), hosted by Bauer College communications manager Amanda Sebesta. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 25: Namrata "Nammy" Sirur (MBA '12) – A conversation on owning your misfit status and staying accountable as an entrepreneur with The 9to5 MisFits founder Namrata "Nammy" Sirur (MBA ’12) and Bauer College executive director of communications Jessica Navarro. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 24: Jane Borochoff – A conversation on providing employment and job training to special needs adults with The HEART Program executive director Jane Borochoff and Bauer College Assistant Dean for Career Services Jamie Belinne. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 23: Margret Rojas (BS '09) – A conversation on the beauty of blogging & digital influence with STYLETHEGIRL creator Margret Rojas and UH RED Labs managing director Kelly McCormick. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 22: Andrea Acosta-Rivera – A conversation on the changing face of business school & navigating college with Bauer College senior Andrea Acosta-Rivera and Clinical Assistant Professor Emese Felvegi. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 21: Melissa Emekli (MBA '11) – A conversation on taking the leap to small business ownership with Markka CEO & President Melissa Emekli and Bauer College communications manager Amanda Sebesta. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 20: Nancy Almodovar (BBA '04) – A conversation on flipping houses (and industry mindsets) with Nan & Company Properties CEO Nancy Almodovar and Bauer College marketing senior Lauren Christensen. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 19: Kelly McCormick – A conversation on nurturing, cultivating and celebrating women in entrepreneurship with UH RED Labs managing director Kelly McCormick and Bauer supply chain & entrepreneurship senior Judy Mai. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 18: Jamie Belinne & Emese Felvegi – A conversation on millennials & Gen Z in the workforce with Bauer College Assistant Dean for Career Services Jamie Belinne and Clinical Assistant Professor Emese Felvegi. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 17: Desiree Worrell-Mosley – A conversation on owning your time with Sproutstart Academy founder and director Desiree Worrell-Mosley ('17) and UH RED Labs managing director Kelly McCormick. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 16: Melanie Jones – A conversation on the challenges and opportunities for women in entrepreneurship and tech with Marketing Interface founder and CEO Melanie Jones and UH RED Labs managing director Kelly McCormick. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 15: Elizabeth Killinger – A conversation on finding confidence and courage to make bold changes with Reliant and NRG Retail President Elizabeth Killinger (BBA ’91) and Bauer College Dean Latha Ramchand. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 14: Raquel Boujourne – A conversation on making the impossible possible with A Status Construction CEO Raquel Boujourne and Bauer College Dean Latha Ramchand. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 13: Lola Soyebo Harris – A conversation on keeping it simple and learning to say "no" with Alpha Capital Partners managing director of asset performance Lola Soyebo Harris (MBA '16) and Elisha Consulting creative director Alejandro Sanoja (MBA '17). (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 12: Creatives & Careers – A conversation on injecting creativity into your career, led by Bauer College alumna Noha Sahnoune and student Emma Armer during a creatives meetup at Slowpokes in Houston. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 11: Darcie Wells – A conversation on changing paths, nonprofit leadership, being bold and making time for what’s important with Greater Houston Market March of Dimes executive director & mom-to-two Darcie Wells (MBA ’03) and Assistant Dean Jamie Belinne. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 10: Rafa Farihah – A conversation on the business of digital media and creating an authentic personal brand online with Bauer College student, former BuzzFeed intern and YouTuber Rafa Farihah. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 9: Diana Murakhovskaya – A conversation on female friendships and fundraising for female founders with Monarq co-founder Diana Murakhovskaya. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 8: Noha Sahnoune – A conversation with Bauer College marketing senior Emma Armer and ExxonMobil corporate financial analyst Noha Sahnoune on being a millennial and Muslimah in business school & corporate America. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 7: Paulina Tobon – A conversation with Assistant Dean Jamie Belinne and Luca Love Bracelets founder Paulina Tobon (BBA '13) about taking big risks to help the world. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 6: Emma Plumb – A conversation with 1 Million for Work Flexibility Director Emma Plumb on flex as a business imperative and plans for National Flex Day. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 5: Grace Rodriguez – A conversation with Station Houston co-founder and chief experience officer Grace Rodriguez on fostering the Houston startup community. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 4: Sana Mohammed – A conversation with Bauer College alumna Sana Mohammed on slowing down and being intentional. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 3: Betsy Gelb – A conversation with Betsy Gelb, professor of marketing, about shifting perspectives and breaking barriers. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 2: Dusya Vera – A conversation with Dusya Vera, Bauer College associate professor of management, about balancing a burgeoning professional career with motherhood and special needs parenting. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Episode 1: Beth Williams – A conversation with Beth Williams, TechTrans International CEO, about overcoming obstacles (in her case, her husband’s death, the passing of her business partner and 5 bouts with cancer) and remaining resilient. Original Podcast Date: Aug. 15, 2017. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)
  • Bonus Episode - Dean Latha Ramchand shares the vision for this podcast series and the goal to create a “pod of inspiration” by sharing stories of women who found success personally and professionally through nonlinear paths. Original Podcast Date: Aug. 15, 2017. (iTunes | MP3 | Web Player)

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