Tammy & Christen are Changing The World of Education, One Girl At A Time

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Tammy Tibbetts and Christen Brandt first connected through a scholarship that afforded them the opportunity to be the first in their families to attend and graduate college. Years later, they came together to pay-it-forward and make quality education accessible to girls around the world through their non-profit organization, She‘s The FirstThey’ve raised over $1M to fund scholarships, resources, advocacy, and networking opportunities for more than 800 girls worldwide. In this episode, Jess talks with Christen & Tammy about what it took to take a risk to follow their dreams and how by educating girls, we are truly able to change the world.

 

Luvvie Ajayi is Judging You

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Luvvie Ajayi has spent years cultivating “Awesomely Luvvie,” a go-to humor blog for the latest in pop culture. In her authentic voice of snark, humor, brilliance, and activism all rolled into one, Luvvie covers all grounds from celebrity news to tech and social justice. In this episode, Jess and Luvvie explore how she has developed her savvy in the digital and tech spaces, built an insatiable audience, the importance of Black voices and representation in media, and how you can become an ally in speaking up against everyday racism. Luvvie also tells Jess just how she manages to judge us all and share her honest advice in the upcoming debut of her book: “I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual.”