In this continuing series of video conversations, NFTE president Dr. J.D. LaRock meets with students, alumni, educators, and industry leaders to discuss different facets of the entrepreneurial journey – from the classroom to the corner office.
New episodes will debut this fall and most are “snack-sized” so a conversation can be enjoyed in 20 minutes or less.

In this episode, Dr. J.D. LaRock speaks with Erika Patterson, Americas Corporate Social Responsibility Leader at EY and Katie Booth, North America & Latin America Corporate Social Responsibility Director at SAP.

In this episode, Dr. J.D. LaRock speaks with Miri Rodriguez, Senior Storyteller at Mircrosoft, Partner & Chief Storyteller at Latin Business Today, and owner of Be Mindful, Be Happy.

In this episode, Dr. J.D. LaRock speaks with the COO/CFO of Mary Kay, Deborah Gibbins and Founder of Market Doctors, Yetunde Ayo Oyalowo.

 

In this episode, Dr. J.D. LaRock speaks with President and CEO of Benjamin Franklin Cummings Institute of Technology, Dr. Aisha Francis.

 

In this episode, Dr. J.D. LaRock speaks with NFTE National Board Member and Executive Vice President of Global Field Operations at Maxar Technologies, Tony Frazier.
 

 

In this episode, Dr. J.D. LaRock speaks with NFTE alumnus and Senior Program Officer of the Do-or-Dier Visionary Foundation, Charles Choice.
 

 

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In this episode, Dr. J.D. LaRock speaks with NFTE Director of Product Strategy & Innovation, author, and Candy Wrapper Museum curator Darlene Lacey.
 

In this episode, Dr. J.D. LaRock speaks with Madelyn Jackson, founder of Personalized Autism Communication Application (P.A.C.A.) and one of our 2021 National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge champions.
 

In this episode, Dr. J.D. LaRock speaks with Amylah Charles, founder and CEO of CurlyCrownz Hair Care, and one of our 2021 National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge champions.
 

In this episode, Dr. LaRock speaks with Ingrid Giordano, a director in Citi’s Human Resources division. Her work focuses on university relations, campus diversity, graduate recruitment, and talent management with an emphasis on developing emerging global leaders.
 

In this episode of Entre News, Dr. J.D. LaRock J.D. LaRock speaks with Selena Cuffe, president of SodexoMAGIC, a joint-venture between Magic Johnson Enterprises and Sodexo, Inc. Selena is an entrepreneur best known for co-founding Heritage Link Brands, LLC, the largest global importer of black produced wine, and was named Black Enterprise Magazine’s “BE Next” Entrepreneur of the Year in 2009.
 

In the fourth episode of Entre News, Dr. J.D. LaRock J.D. LaRock speaks with NFTE alumna Mary Blackford, a champion for Black-owned businesses, a winner of the Essence Build Your Legacy award, and the Founder of Market Seven in Washington, D.C.
 

In the third episode of Entre News, Dr. J.D. LaRock catches up with NFTE alumnus Gabriel Rondon, who continues to build his NFTE business while attending Florida International University and interning at Al-Farooq Corporation in Miami

 

In the second episode of Entre News, Dr. J.D. LaRock speaks with Markette Williams, a NFTE Master Educator and Math Department Head at St. Frances Academy in Baltimore.
 

In the first episode of Entre News, Dr. J.D. LaRock interviews Jose Rodriguez, the winner of NFTE’s 2020 National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge and the founder and CEO of Tasium, a company that develops specialized clothing for people on the autism spectrum.