Corporate Coffee


Navigating the labyrinth of Corporate America can be an arduous undertaking, especially for women of color. Join us each month for in-depth discussions and strategies that will equip you with the tools needed to break the concrete ceiling. If you are a women of color seeking support, advice and success stories or an ally seriously aspiring to diversify your organization's C-suite, this podcast is for you.

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Corporate Coffee welcomed Shelly Joyner of Crain & Wooley.  Listen to this interactive summit which delved into complicated junctions concerning racial equity, gender equity and the law.

May 21

1 hr 30 min

Listen in as a phenomenal panel of women discuss their experiences as women of color campaigning for offices across the United States.  They will also outline how we can become more involved in our local politics.  Elisa Klein - Plano City Council (TX) Place 8 Angelia Pelham - Frisco City Council (TX) Place 3 Mary Harris - Wyle City Council (TX) Place 4 Ajmeri Hoque - Dublin City Council (OH) Ward 1

Apr 22

59 min 29 sec

In this edition of Corporate Coffee we are joined by Nikole Fridenmaker, founder of Fridenmaker Consulting, LLC as she provides us with methods to create routines, determine our most productive times of the day, understand how to obtain great sleep, define what self-care looks like for us and much more!

Mar 22

1 hr 12 min

This exciting, thought provoking episode of Corporate Coffee brought together a multicultural panel of singles that spanned cross sections of society to discuss their thoughts on life, dating, and relationships. Panelists: Noelle, Donovan, Storie, Mary, Merline, Ricardo, Claire, Bilal, Anne Christie, Toyanna, Rikkei, and Brian WARNING: This content is for mature audiences only. Listener discretion is advised. 

Feb 21

1 hr 29 min

Do you feel compelled to multitask to get it all done and fit it all in? Are you constantly online or checking email while simultaneously on the phone, working on projects, or conducting other business? As Dr. Phil would ask – How’s that working for you? If you’d like to explore a way to work that’s more effective and less stressful, listen to this dynamic webinar “Multitasking Makes You Stupid”. Led by Debbie Rosemont, Certified Professional Organizer and Productivity Consultant with Simply Placed, participants will experience the slothfulness of multi-tasking and then uncover the power of focus & learn how to apply it in chaotic environments by focusing on one thing at a time.

Jan 17

56 min 7 sec

In the final Corporate Coffee episode of 2020, licensed nutritionist and dietician, Dr. Jane Ujoatu, founder of Encore Nutrition and Wellness, leads the conversation around nutrition and how we as women of color can take charge of our eating and physical activity with purposeful habits that will improve our quality of life and blaze a healthier path for future generations.

Dec 2020

1 hr 30 min

Is your financial health robust or in need of support?  In November’s edition of Corporate Coffee, we continue our series on the well rounded corporate woman by having an open conversation regarding our finances and building generational wealth.  Bree Hudson of Five Rings Financial facilitates the discussion around savings, wills, life insurance and other money matters.

Nov 2020

56 min 22 sec

For October's Corporate Coffee episode, licensed marriage and family therapist Joyce McKinley, LMFT leads our discussion regarding the intersection of relationship and career.

Oct 2020

1 hr

In the September installment of Corporate Coffee, our guest speaker Krystal Yates of EBR Consulting shares salary statistics for women of color and her expert advice on how we can successfully negotiate higher salaries.

Sep 2020

1 hr 3 min

In this episode of Corporate Coffee, we discuss the concrete ceiling, double conscience and the psychological effects of diminishing oneself in Corporate America.

Jul 2020

52 min 11 sec