Episode 10: Promoting Diversity in Yoga

In episode ten of Zora Talks, we interviewed Carla Christine, founder of Yoga Green Book. This online space promotes wellness through yoga and meditation by offering classes, challenges, and connecting members to instructors of color all over the country. Carla’s journey began when she was diagnosed with anxiety. A friend was concerned for her and […]

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Episode 9: Shall We Wine? – Our Talk with Regine Rousseau

For episode nine, we interviewed Regine Rousseau, founder of Shall We Wine. Regine’s mission is to connect consumers to wines they’ll love by helping them identify which brands and ingredients they like best. Regine discovered her love of wine during a semester abroad in Paris, France and in the years since, she has introduced customers […]

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Episode 8: Nzuri Body Gives Luxury Skincare

In episode eight, we talked to Adrienne Hughes-Jackson and Brittany Hughes, founders of Nzuri Body Essentials. What started with a body cream (that has now become their popular Body Souffle) has turned into a luxury brand of organic, handmade skincare products. Adrienne left a 30-year career in intellectual property to pursue something that fulfilled her. […]

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Episode 7: Environmentally-Conscious Cleaning with Meliora

Cleaning Your Home Doesn’t Have to Include Harsh Chemicals “We’re a triple bottom line company, so not only do we think about profit, but we think about people and planet in all the decisions that we make,” says Kate Jakubas of Meliora Cleaning. In this episode we spoke with Kate Jakubas, founder of Meliora Cleaning […]

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Episode 6: Health Conscious Cookies Never Tasted so Good

In this episode, Jimmy Prude, founder of Jimmy’s Vegan, shows us that being vegan can be pretty cool. We discuss what it means to be vegan and inclusivity in the way we consume foods.

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Episode 5: Are you ready for the CBD Revolution?

In this episode, Alexis Rosenbaum, founder of Rosebud CBD gets candid about cannabis. We discuss the normalization of cannabis products and the importance of having conversations about its use.

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Episode 4: Plants over Everything – Our Chat with Kimberly Dillon

In this episode, we dive head first into the power of the cannabis plant. Kimberly Dillon shares her on perspective on this booming industry.

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Episode 3: CurlMix® Mixing up Online Success

After we went on Shark Tank, and we did really, really well, they (the CEO of LinkedIn and his partner) kind of reached back out to us and said: “Hey, Kim, can we invest a million dollars?” In this episode, we speak with the founder of the million-dollar-backed Chicago and black-owned CurlMix®. We talk with […]

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Episode 2: Apologue Cocktails Will Make You Feel Good

“You can feel better about drinking them – the Aronia berry liqueur – we press the Aronia berry fresh that day, on the production day, and so there is actual Aronia berry juice in this liqueur…” Erica Helms of Apologue In this episode, we speak with Erica Helms, a core member of the four-person team […]

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Episode 1: Take to the Oars -and Alps

Co-founder of Oars + Alps men’s skincare line shares her digital marketing & entrepreneurship insights. Click ‘read more’ to listen.

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