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Season 1: Episode 2

The Cost of Flying High

The Cost of Flying High
Race and Power
September 9, 2021

What does it cost to achieve the traditional measures of success? What if your racial identity, your cultural heritage, or your family history was an obstacle to getting ahead? In this episode, two highly accomplished people talk about what success required of them. We move beyond the obvious necessities of hard work, talent, and perseverance and explore what people sometimes hide or give up, to exceed societal expectations.

Brian Lowery

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Brian Lowery is a Professor of Organizational Behavior and a social psychologist by training. He received his doctorate from UCLA in 2001 with a minor in statistical methods.

Oscar Munoz

Oscar Munoz

Executive Chairman of United Airlines
Oscar Munoz

Oscar Munoz has earned a reputation for his unique style of leadership, defined by authenticity, communication, and values-driven decision making.

Julia Collins

Julia Collins

Founder + CEO of Planet FWD

Julia Collins is a serial entrepreneur who realized food was her calling as a young girl in San Francisco.

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