Yorm Ackuaku – One Foot In Front of the Other

In this episode # 40, we’ll be speaking with Yorm Ackuaku. Born and raised in Ghana, Yorm moved to the US for college when she was only 19 years old. After college, she worked primarily in the corporate world, including positions in accounting, finance, business, and consulting. Yorm was pulled into the food world from her experiences living abroad when she realized the limited representation of African foods in major cities and in food media. This discovery inspired her to found esSense 13, a food media platform that amplifies the work of African chefs and food entrepreneurs around the world. She also hosts her own podcast about African-inspired cuisines, called Item 13.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Why you should not be afraid of the FSD.
  • How to collaborate in order to delegate.
  • The best way to get ahead with any project.

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Yorm’s Website

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Based mainly in Colorado. Loves cheese, rain, and starry nights. Can usually be spotted in the wild wearing a Spirit Jersey and balancing two cameras. Often laughs and cries at the same time. Barely survived one Master's program, but wants to do another.

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