Dorcas Olatunji \/\ Disrupting SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP


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Have you ever listened to a podcast with identical twins who have nearly identical voices? In this first interview episode of the season, Deborah Olatunji sits down with Dorcas Olatunji, her twin sister, to talk about disrupting the worlds of technology, advocacy, education policy, social entrepreneurship, and business. Don’t worry about the similar voices though, as this episode explores their upbringing in a household of 7 and how their unique identities have helped them in creating disruptions in this world.⁣
Deborah mentions the book, Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert in a dialogue as using fear to your advantage as Dorcas talks about navigating her position as the Student Representative on the State Board of Education in Delaware and approaching the inevitable changes to come in her new college life. ⁣
In this episode, you will hear all about understanding the importance of uplifting your community, taking action, asking questions, and more. If you're looking for a candid conversation on sisterhood, identity, change, and belonging, then this episode is definitely for you!⁣
Guest Biography:⁣
Dorcas Olatunji is a rising college freshman attending Northeastern University's D'Amore McKim School of Business. She is an advocate for experiential learning, civic engagement, and public service. As the first-ever Student Representative on the Delaware Board of Education, she held Student Education forums, provided her insight to fellow board members, and is ending her term on ideas for a potential Youth Council. This past summer she participated in the illustrious Bank of America Student Leaders internship program, as well as the competitive Google Computer Summer Science Institute. Dorcas continues to be involved in civic engagement, as a Fellow for The Civics Center and YMCA. She is the Co-Chair of the YMCA's Youth Voter Commitment, a four-phased initiative to empower youth advocates to engage with their communities this election year. Some of her recent awards include the 2020 #MILLSUMMIT Young Visionary Award, 2019 Widener Leadership Award, and 2019 Mogul's 100 High School Students to Know About. You can find her on Instagram @dorlatunji. ⁣
Connect with Deborah Olatunji on Instagram ~ @deb_olatunji⁣
The Voices of Disruption Website:⁣

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