Creating tech to improve workplace diversity, inclusion
By Kathy Hovis
The 18th episode of a podcast hosted by Entrepreneurship at Cornell, Startup Cornell, features Natalie Egan ’02 (she/her), founder of Translator Inc., a startup that builds diversity, equity and inclusion software for corporations, schools and nonprofits.
Egan is an award-winning serial entrepreneur, thought leader and regular speaker at industry conferences around the world, including last year’s South by Southwest Conference. She launched her business to combine technology with content and people-first facilitated conversations to help companies create a more diverse and inclusive culture.
The Startup Cornell podcast, which launched in summer 2021, features interviews with young Cornell entrepreneurs, who tell their stories of successes and failures and offer actionable advice for building and growing a business. It’s available on the Entrepreneurship at Cornell website, as well as Apple podcasts, Spotify and Soundcloud. It’s being created with help from Bert Odom-Reed of the Cornell Broadcast Studios and edited by Abigail Younger.
Past guests have included Julie and Alexander Littauer both MBA ‘20, co-founders of Sovi Wine, David Stein MBA ‘20, co-founder and CEO of Ash Wellness and Aziza Glass D.V.M. ‘15, owner of Personal Touch Veterinary Clinic and a star on the Disney XD and Hulu show “Roman to the Rescue.”