The SIP: The Coke Scholars Ignite Podcast

The SIP: The Coke Scholars Ignite Podcast


Latest Episodes

A Quest to Rehumanize Politics with Steven Olikara (2008)
October 28, 2020

In this episode, Sue Suh (1992), Chief People Officer for TIME, joins as host to talk with Steven Olikara (2008), Founder and CEO of the Millennial Action Project (MAP). The Millennial Action Project has an audacious mission: activate young leaders to ...

Financially Empowering Black Communities with Entrepreneur, Investor, and Million Dollar Scholar Derrius Quarles (2009)
October 16, 2020

The SIP is back for Season 2! Chantelle George (2006), founder and CEO of her own higher education consulting company, starts us off with a bang, interviewing Derrius Quarles (2009), author of Million Dollar Scholar and Co-Founder & Co-CEO of BREAUX Ca...

How Educated Risks Led to an Unorthodox Career Path with Bea Perez of The Coca-Cola Company
September 24, 2020

The SIP usually features incredible Coca-Cola Scholars, and today we’re honored to have an incredible leader from The Coca-Cola Company join us as well. In this bonus episode, 2003 Scholar Albert Lawrence rejoins The SIP to interview Beatriz “Bea” Pere...

Going All In: Activating Global Dreams with Developer-Entrepreneur David Akinin (2008)
July 15, 2020

Capping the first season of The SIP is developer-entrepreneur David Akinin (2008) all the way from Windhoek, Namibia, who joins returning host and bestselling author Daron K. Roberts (1997). David, originally from Venezuela,

Coding and Community Building with Madi Pfaff Edgar (2013)
July 02, 2020

Daron K. Roberts (1997), bestselling author and founding director of the Center for Sports Leadership and Innovation at the University of Texas at Austin, joins The SIP to host the fifth episode. He interviews Madi Pfaff Edgar (2013),

Reclaiming the Indigenous Narrative with Playwright and Actress Isabella Madrigal (2020)
June 09, 2020

In the fourth episode of The SIP, Jolene Loetscher (1997) talks with Isabella Madrigal, a brand new Coke Scholar from the 2020 class! An avid writer and storyteller, Isabella discusses her play, Menil and Her Heart,

Becoming an Advocate for Children with Rare Diseases with Sarah Turnbull (1996)
May 20, 2020

A new host, Jolene Loetscher (1997), joins us for the third episode of The SIP, interviewing Sarah Turnbull (1996), a photographer, EMT, and rare disease advocate. In this episode of The SIP, Sarah shares her journey from being selected as a Coke Schol...

Building a Shark Tank Side Hustle with Dr. Shaan Patel (2007)
May 06, 2020

In the second episode of The SIP, Albert Lawrence (2003) interviews Dr. Shaan Patel (2007), a Shark Tank entrepreneur who built a hugely successful side hustle without quitting his day job. After raising his SAT score from average to perfect,

Vulnerability and the Art of Listening with Juliana Tafur (2003)
April 02, 2020

In this first episode of The SIP, Albert Lawrence (2003) interviews Juliana Tafur (2003) about her life as a filmmaker. From evading gangs while documenting trash divers in Guatemala City with National Geographic to her newest documentary, LIST(e)N,