Sesame Workshop’s President of Social Impact and Philanthropy, Sherrie Westin, shares her journey from the White House to ABC to Sesame Workshop. Along the way, she has learned to manage competing priorities in her work, which touches the lives of children across the globe.
Westin's path has been unconventional. She's made choices that have given her the opportunity to work with U.S. President George H. W. Bush and Big Bird. In this episode, she explains how her wide-ranging professional experiences have been invaluable in pursuing Sesame's mission, as well as in making crucial professional choices that align with her values and vision for her life and her family.
Season 3 Finale: How FOMO Was Created
Fifteen years ago, while host Patrick McGinnis was a student at Harvard Business School, he wrote a column for the student newspaper about his observation that the student body’s social schedules were driven by two forces: The Fear of Missing Out and the Fear of a Better Option -- or FOMO and FOBO, for short. Then McGinnis graduated, started his career, and mostly forgot about it -- until a reporter looking into FOMO’s origins tracked it back to him.
Everyone Wants To Be in VC, But No One Wants To Lose Money with Beth Ferreira
Beth Ferreira has been involved in venture investment in some of the most exciting startups in recent history, both as a venture capitalist and an early employee. She shares her experience managing the risks and rewards of investment.
Swipe Right: How Meredith Golden Helps You Get a Date Online
Meredith Golden has spent more than 10,000 hours on online dating apps, helping her clients navigate the digital romance market to build the perfect profile and connect with the right matches.
Nas Daily: Around the World in 14 Million Clicks
Video blogger and author Nuseir Yassin comes to FOMO Sapiens to share the story of why he quit a high-flying tech career to travel the world and document his experiences on Nas Daily, his social media channel that now has 14 million followers.