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175 Maurice Cherry - Showcasing Diverse Designers

By Harry Duran

The Revision Path was started by designer Maurice Cherry to highlight the achievements of fellow black designers. Since then, both the podcast, and Cherry, have enjoyed accolades and attention from across the podcasting landscape and beyond. Harry welcomes Maurice to talk about what led to the podcasts creation, how Facebook reached out to him to help them hire more black designers, and about his time in a diversity-focused taskforce for the AIGA; a group dedicated to helping designers across the world. 02:00 - What drove Maurice to start his podcast? 08:20 - Designers that Maurice was fortunate enough to interview 12:30 - Sponsors who have approached Maurice 15:30 - Revision Paths’ relationship with Facebook 19:50 - Why Maurice wanted to focus on black designers for his podcast 27:00 - People Maurice has inspired 33:00 - Organizations Maurice is working with in the future 36:40 - Maurice and the AIGA 40:20 - Where Maurice found his love of design 48:40 - The person Maurice identifies as his mentor 50:30 - Places Maurice is volunteering, to give back to the community 55:40 - Misconceptions Maurice encounters on a daily basis Full Show Notes: http://podcastjunkies.com/Maurice-Cherry-interview

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