This week we launch the DiverCity podcast, hosted by Domonique Townsend. The DiverCity podcast is designed to provide insight, knowledge and awareness of diversity and inclusion in the Nashville community. The show features entrepreneurs, technology firms, non-profit organizations and corporate businesses.
Episode 2 features Ashley Lawal, co-founder of Urbaanite. In this episode you’ll hear her story and reason for starting this organization.
In this interview, Ashley and Domonique talk about how stepping out of your comfort zone will make you face challenges in order to gain self confidence. They discuss how to look, analyze and understand your market by providing insight like “If you want greatness, you have to produce great work.” They also discuss: In order to connect, grow and engage you must be who you are. “If we do not have inclusion, we cannot be effective.”