QH005 - How to Use Business to Help Others with Dr. Pavini Moray

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What We Covered:

01:01 – Introducing today’s guest, Dr. Pavini Moray who speaks to the importance of queer entrepreneurship, the difference between capitalism and entrepreneurship and the work they’re doing with Wellcelium

06:13 – Dr. Pavini speaks to the importance of representation in sex education for marginalized groups and individuals

11:10 – Dr. Pavini’s entrepreneurial journey and the origins of Wellcelium

13:52 – What it has meant to Dr. Pavini to be a leader and role model in their community and how Dr. Pavini shapes their mindset

16:48 – Dr. Pavini opens up about their experience as a public leader and a recent revelation they had

20:54 – The value and appreciation Dr. Pavini has for their work

23:45 – Dr. Pavini speaks to their capacity and entrepreneurial curiosity

Tweetable Quotes:

“Having a queer lens – being a queer person, a trans person – and being in business is really flipping the script. It’s really saying, ‘Hey, we get to do this too.’” (02:23) (Dr. Pavini)

“When you’re a capitalist, you’re making money off of other people and off of the oppression of other people. Whereas entrepreneurs are making money with people.” (03:46) (Dr. Pavini)

“We’re trying to provide spaces for folks to have those corrective experiences so that they can really step into the full power of their sexuality.” (08:14) (Dr. Pavini)

“The route of sexuality is very direct because it’s so core and central to who we are.” (10:44) (Dr. Pavini)

“Running a start-up is a whole other animal…How am I gonna do this ethically? How am I gonna not step away from what’s core and important to me? And, to do this in a way that is queer, that is trans, that is really connected to my communities and to my identities and also providing a path forward.” (10:30) (Dr. Pavini)

“Stepping into public, visible leadership is kind of painting a target on your back in a certain way; and you have to build up your resilience.” (17:22) (Dr. Pavini)

“I don’t know the edges of my capacity, and I want my capacity to be ever-increasing. And that means that I have to push the edges of it.” (24:20) (Dr. Pavini)

Links Mentioned:

Dr. Pavini’s LinkedIn
https://www.linkedin.com/in/pavini-moray-phd-51346650/

Wellcelium Website
https://wellcelium.org/

Wellcelium Facebook LinkedIn
https://www.facebook.com/wellcelium

Wellcelium Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/wellcelium/

Wellcelium YouTube Channel – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMkDJOSAQgHG_tubrnog3Aw

Michelle’s Website – https://michellecoyle.com/podcast/

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