180: Reaching and Empowering Women of Color with Danielle Meadows

180: Reaching and Empowering Women of Color with Danielle Meadows

Danielle is owner of Octane Design Studios, a 13 year old branding and identity firm based in the heart of the Bluegrass. Danielle is a podcaster, wife, mama of 3, and lover of rustic Italian cuisine, chai, cosplay, Star Trek’s Picard and live MMA. With over 14 years of marketing and multimedia agency experience, Danielle is a Grassroots Developer & Curator, helping brand and launch over 100 local businesses across America; ⅔ in Kentucky.

Danielle joins me to deep dive into creating when you are in an underrepresented community. Danielle is a woman of color, a video creator, techie, and shares how she has overcome barriers, stands in her power, and encourages other women of color to do the same!

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Time Stamps:

00:00 – Podcast Intro

06:15 – Meet Danielle

10:19 – What disadvantages women and women of color in video face

17:05 –  Gaps in the graphics and tech space

20:50 – Danielle’s business building and her encouragement for you

32:33 – From freelancer to full fledged business

39:14 – Authenticity will shine through everything

41:34 – Where you can find Danielle