Episode 138 | Pyramid Community Development Corporation

Summary:

Linda is the Co-Founder of Pyramid Community Development Corporation (CDC). Pyramid CDC is a non-profit organization created with the goal of lifting individuals out of poverty by providing advanced technology training, workforce development courses, financial literacy, virtual banking, self-development courses, STEM, robotics, and technology programming for youth; along with connecting these residents to self-employment, and small business opportunities, and higher paying jobs here in Columbus, and more specifically the Linden area.

Milestones:

(00:00:00) Opening remarks
(00:00:51) Facilities Management eXpress (FMX)
(00:01:21) The SunDown Group
(00:01:44) Small Biz Cares
(00:02:22) The Conquering Columbus Podcast Startup Package
(00:02:51) Conquering Columbus Intro
(00:03:42) Introduction to Linda Nelson
(00:05:00) How Pyramid CDC is structured
(00:06:30) Linda’s background
(00:08:50) The field of information technology
(00:09:37) Finding mentorship in the information technology field
(00:11:52) Why create Pyramid CDC?
(00:14:30) Taking Pyramid CDC from ideation to creation
(00:15:10) Acting upon the mission of Pyramid CDC
(00:17:30) Pyramid CDC comes to life
(00:18:30) The goals for the next five to ten years for Pyramid CDC
(00:20:20) Raspberry Pi
(00:21:40) The challenges that lay ahead for Pyramid CDC
(00:22:30) How can the people of Columbus, and beyond, help contribute to Pyramid CDC’s mission?
(00:23:55) Advice for the listeners, follow your passion
(00:24:50) Linda’s goals for herself for the next five to ten years
(00:26:00) Live Uncomfortably, with a twist
(00:26:41) Final remarks
(00:27:43) Like, subscribe, and share Conquering Columbus
(00:28:07) Facilities Management eXpress (FMX)
(00:28:36) The SunDown Group
(00:28:58) SmallBiz Cares
(00:29:37) The Conquering Columbus Podcast Startup Package
(00:30:02) Conquering Columbus Outro

Links:

Pyramid Community Development Corporation
Facilities Management eXpress (FMX)
Small Biz Cares
The SunDown Group
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