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Transcript- Episode 123: How Women Entrepreneurs Can Overcome Societal Barriers with PCC Women's Business Center Interim Director, Lizzy Okoro Episode 123

Jul 9, 2024

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...


Jul 9, 2024

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...


Transcript- Episode 122: Empowerment in Action: Pasadena City College's New Initiative for Women in Business Episode 122

Jun 25, 2024

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...


Jun 25, 2024

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...


Transcript- Episode 121: How To Overcome Student Imposter Syndrome With Jackie Javier, Director of the Freeman Center for Career & Completion at PCC Episode 121

Jun 4, 2024

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...