Cassandra, the executive director of America250PA, discusses the goal and purpose of the project. Cassandra also talks about the "meeting in a basement in Wilkes-Barre" that sparked the Direct Effect Challenge with state universities and the US Postal Service.
Victoria and Heather talk with us about innovation and the United States Postal Service. Recently, the USPS has taken on the goal of reaching and impacting the next generation and make sure direct mail is included in marketing efforts, not just digital avenues. This includes direct effect challenges like the one wrapping up at the conference.
This episode focuses on the Pitch participants that presented during the conference. StudioBE, SchoooldxFrugal Athlete, and American Paper Bag all talk about their story and beginnings, passions, and the impact their product or service has.
Elyse Wilson speaks with us about the Westmoreland Club's newest initiative "501(c) Free" that will serve as a fundraising competition for nonprofits in Luzerne County. Those interested should follow-up at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We sit down with Mike and Rich from North Slope brewery to discuss their story and brewing process.
Dr. Dale, the Senior Officer for MIT Solve’s Sustainability pillar, speaks us with us about the fact that there are plenty of problems and causes that need solving around us. He talks with us about not just looking at how tech can help these problems but also building an impact model that will work the community to learn about the real issues that need tackling.
Ced Funches, CEO at Schooold, talks with us about moving beyond just creating a product but creating something that has an impact on others and truly helps to move them forward. Ced also discusses Schooold and how our education system is dropping the ball on preparing students for real life.
Check out episode 10 of the Wilkes-Barre Connect Podcast with guests Wendy Lindars and Keith Stevenson. Wendy and Keith share their long history they have with each other and explain their journey from working in the Print Industry to transitioning into the digital dominated world we live in today.
Dan Kimbrough, founder of Park Multimedia and Kutztown Student, Julia Priest are guest on episode 9. Julia shares her experience as an intern for Park Multimedia and what she learned so far in video and audio production industry. Dan gives insight on his career switch from formal educator to story teller. We get some tips on starting your very own podcast as well as hear some of Dan's most memorable moments.