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Mar 9, 2018

Pam Eichenbaum is business development associate at Innovation Works.  She supports fundraising activities from foundations, government entities and corporations — all set on spurring growth of the region’s economy. In addition to her role with Innovation Works, she serves as part of the Repair the World Advisory Committee, Social Venture Partners Pittsburgh, Adele’s Circle of Women at the University of Maryland, and Gateway Committee of the Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition. We talked to Pam about Pittsburgh's startup ecosystem and what makes it special to her. 

Mar 2, 2018
Varsha Mathur is a life coach and entrepreneur. She lives by the principles of her business, KnowingLuxe: Life Unleashed by an Exceptional Existence. 
Before becoming a life coach, Varsha owned a management company and practiced law in the areas of mediation, real estate, and land use. As a South Asian, born and raised in the United States, she uses her personal story of divorce, love and re-marriage to help remove the taboo of these topics that still exist in some communities.
Varsha talked with us about her experiences as a life coach and about her love for cooking, especially Indian food. 
Feb 23, 2018

Evelyn Castillo is the owner and creative director of Sterling Events (even though she has a degree in biology!). She's on the board of the Pittsburgh chapter of ILEA, and is a trustee for Awesome Pittsburgh, which awards microgrants to "forward the interest of awesome in the universe." She talked to us about planning events for nonprofits and what's on the horizon for Awesome Pittsburgh.

Feb 15, 2018

For our first anniversary episode, we've invited back one of our first and most entertaining guests, the one and only sarah huny young.  We got the latest on her American Woman photo project, which has taken her to New Orleans, Atlanta and Chicago.

Thanks for listening to the podcast over the past 12 months. We've got more to come, so stay tuned!

Feb 8, 2018

Raji Sankar is the co-founder of Choolaah, a new Indian restaurant in Pittsburgh's East Liberty neighborhood.

She co-founded restaurant development company Wholesome International in 2004,  co-founded and sold a technology company, co-founded a media company, and held leadership positions in technology and media companies in Pittsburgh. She has an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University

We talked to Raji about Choolaah, what Indian fast-casual food looks like, and how the restaurant industry has evolved. 

Feb 1, 2018

The inventor of the Pittsburgh Fish Fry Map, Hollen Barmer is a bit of a local celebrity in Pittsburgh. She talked with us about the tradition of fish frys and her work in STEAM at Carnegie Mellon University. 

Jan 25, 2018
Jan 18, 2018
Rebecca Lucore is Head of CSR and Sustainability for Covestro LLC’s America’s region, responsible for innovating new approaches to social programs, philanthropy and donations, community relations and partnerships and sustainability initiatives in North and South America. We talked to her about the company's recent THINC30 summit and the concept of reverse mentoring, where younger and older workers learn from each other.
Jan 11, 2018
Erika Strassburger is the longtime chief of staff for city councilor Dan Gilman, and is running for his seat. She got the job by replying to a Facebook post. Her previous work includes advocacy for Penn Environment, and she is a board member of Conservation Consultants Inc. We asked her about dealing with constituents and their concerns, and why she thinks she's the person to represent District 8. Bonus: Natalie and Kim talk New Year's resolutions.