Podcast: Empowering Black Professionals in STEM with Kanika Tolver

Listen as Kanika Tolver and Bralade Koroye-Emenanjo discuss the challenges faced by Black women in STEM, how to overcome those obstacles, and how we can all work to create a more inclusive and equitable environment in our workplaces.
Black History Month: Highlighting African-american Engineers, Pt. 1


Happy Black History Month! In this SWE Diverse episode, Bralade Koroye-Emenanjo, FY21 SWE African-American Affinity Group Lead, speaks with Kanika Tolver, an engineer, speaker, author and coach. Kanika is a highly decorated information technology Federal Government professional, rebel entrepreneur and Certified Professional Coach who’s fueled by an extraordinary commitment to social change and helping others create their own “epic lives.” Listen as Kanika and Bralade discuss the challenges faced by Black women in STEM, how to overcome those obstacles, and how we can all work to create a more inclusive and equitable environment in our workplaces.


Kanika Tolver

Kanika Tolver headshotKanika Tolver is no ordinary “social-preneur”. She is a highly decorated information technology Federal Government professional, rebel entrepreneur and Certified Professional Coach who’s fueled by an extraordinary commitment to social change and helping others create their own “epic lives.” As the CEO and Founder of Career Rehab, LLC in Washington, DC, Kanika focuses on assisting career transformations for students, professionals and retirees. Her company provides career coaching programs, events, webinars, and digital resources to help people reach their career goals.

Kanika is the author of the acclaimed title, Career Rehab: Rebuild Your Personal Brand and Rethink the Way You Work. In Career Rehab, she helps readers strip away what’s holding them back to create the career of their dreams.

Career Rehab, a book by Kanika Tolver

As an in-demand coach, consultant, speaker and thought leader who’s often tapped as an expert source for the media, Kanika has been featured on CNN, CNBC, CBS Radio, Yahoo, Glassdoor, Black Enterprise, Entrepreneur, the Washington Post and in a variety of radio interviews and podcasts.


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