119: Cultural Brokerage with Bianca Escalante

February 27th, 2019 · 1 hr 6 mins

About this Episode

01:55 - Bianca’s Superpower: Being a Cultural Broker

06:36 - Code-Switching and Identity As An Asset

Keynote: Who and What We're Leaving Behind by Bianca Escalante @ RubyConf 2018

Open Source for ...Bad? by Bianca Escalante @ Codeland 2018

12:55 - Normalizing Conversations, Speaking About Race Openly, and the Concept of Distance Travelled

21:17 - Reconciling Failure, Repressing Feelings, and The Importance of Human Connection

34:02 - D&I: Who is responsible?

Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World by Anand Giridharadas

Shine Theory


Bianca: Talking openly about the loneliness.

John: Having to develop superpowers as coping strategies.

Jamey: When times are tough, you (sometimes) get to see the best of human connection.

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