Episode 171: Ezra Coffee Co. w/ Jessica Taylor
For today’s episode, Tyrell and Daphne welcome Jessica Taylor, a diversity and inclusion consultant, an entrepreneur, and the founder of Ezra Coffee Company. During the conversation, they discuss Jessica’s motivation for establishing an ethically-sourced coffee company that fuses bold flavors with rich history (34:40), the story behind her favorite blends (39:40), and what customers can expect from the brand (46:05). They also have a conversation about the challenges she faced on her entrepreneurial journey (48:45) and her advice for aspiring entrepreneurs (54:40). They close the interview by discussing how Jessica balances her role as an entrepreneur and DEI leader (58:30), her take on the growing interest in DEI work (1:04:20), and advice for people interested in entering the DEI field (1:10:00).
Other Topics Include
00:30 - Catch up with Tyrell and Daphne
7:26 - BhD “Oh Lawd”
28:35- Introduction of Topic
30:55 - Learn more about Jessica Taylor
1:18:00- Tyrell and Daphne reflect on the interview