About the podcast
The Shift: Finding Equity at Work is a podcast dedicated to exploring the changes taking place across the modern-day workplace. Hosts Maria Colacurcio, CEO of Syndio, the leading workplace equity platform, and Sean Mendy, co-founding partner of Concrete Rose Capital, talk with industry leaders who are rising to the challenge to promote equity at work from all angles — and put change into action.
Meet the hosts
Maria is passionate about workplace equity — where everyone is valued for who they are and their contributions. She is the CEO of Syndio, a SaaS startup helping companies around the world create an equitable workplace for all employees, regardless of gender, race, or ethnicity. As a CEO and a mom of seven, she is walking the walk on eradicating workplace inequities daily and is committed to empowering others to do the same.
Partner, Concrete Rose Capital
Sean is Founding Partner of Concrete Rose Capital, focused on capitalizing underrepresented founders, investing in companies serving underrepresented consumers, and helping early stage companies build diverse teams. He serves as an Advisor to Sixth Street Partners and Next Play Ventures, and is a Board Director of StreetCode Academy and the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula. He is an Advisor to Mount Tamalpais College at San Quentin, the first independent accredited college operating within a U.S. prison.