EP039: Setting the Stage for a Better Future with Avriel Epps
Published May 15, 2017
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    Daniel welcomes the women who encouraged him to protest, Avriel Epps. Avriel is stepping out of her King Avriel persona and stepping into researching race and gender identity development at Harvard. She shares her experiences and thoughts about being a black person in the United States today, how she believes people should use their unique gifts to make a difference in the world, and about her college assistance company SeekU.

     

    Key Takeaways:

     

    [:35] Avriel explains her musical career, and why she finds it empowering to call herself a king.

    [12:23] After leaving the music biz behind, Avriel created SeekU, her edu-tech company.

    [16:33] An outlook on the education industry.

    [22:06] Diverse ways individuals can make a difference in lieu of protesting.

    [25:40] Great black movies, and being black today.

    [35:50] Researchers are studying the effects of prolonged stress and PTSD.

    [40:05] The many faces of slavery.

    [43:01] Avriel will research race and gender identity development at Harvard University.

    [47:56] The Lightning Round.

     

    Mentioned in This Episode:

    SeekU

    @KingAvriel on Twitter

    Rich20Something

    Rich20Something Book

    Daniel@rich20something.com

    Under 30 CEO

    Rich20Something: Ditch Your Average Job, Start an Epic Business, and Score the Life You Want, by Daniel DiPiazza

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