Episode 4: Men of Color in Education

  If you’ve considered a career in education, this episode is for you! Host Kim Gailliard catches up with students and staff from the College of Charleston’s Call Me MiSTER program to learn how they’re tackling the lack of diversity in educational leadership – especially among men of color. Guests featured are Dr. Anthony James…

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Episode 3: People of Color in Green Movements

https://d3ctxlq1ktw2nl.cloudfront.net/staging/2021-1-24/158632569-44100-2-fd569d2b50c18.m4a Communities of color are gaining ground in the environmental justice movement. Host Kim Gailliard, ’18 catches up with CofC grad Sarah Nesbit, ’18 and her colleagues at the BlackOak Collective to learn how they’re doing their part to champion diverse voices in sustainability work.  Mentioned in this Episode: Evergreen Action // Congressional Black Caucus Internship…

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Episode 2: Nonprofit Management

Host Taylor Holloway, ’19, dives into the prosperous career of nonprofit management. This podcast episode discusses the roles of nonprofit leadership, accountability, and responsibilities with Sherrie Snipes-Williams, CEO of the Charleston Promise Neighborhood. Helpful Resources: Charleston Promise Neighborhood // The Importance of Nonprofit Leadership // Choosing a nonprofit career path // Bureau of Labor Statistics *NOTE: Launchpad…

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Episode 1: Diversity in the Arts

Taylor Holloway, ’19 catches up with CofC grads Kiana Kim, ’15 and Victoria Blunt, ’17 to learn more about how they’re putting their arts management degrees to use at Charleston’s Gaillard Center.

Helpful Resources: Americans For the Arts // Diversity Internships in Arts Management: Do They Work? // Alternate Roots  // Bureau of Labor Statistics 

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