Generation Slay
Marketer Joy Ofodu on Amplifying Marginalized Voices Through Social Media
Jul 16, 2019 · 27 min
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On today’s episode, Joy Ofodu joins us to talk marketing, how gen z is utilizing social media, and how she’s helping to create communities that uplift marginalized voices. Joy is an avid marketer with a passion for engaging digital communities, who has spoken through brands such as Facebook, Star Wars, thredUP and the NAACP Image Awards. She currently supports Instagram’s San Francisco-based Marketing team in its global efforts to uplift teen voices. Find Joy online at @joyofodu.

Throughout the pod, we chat about:
2:40 - Elevating marginalized voices through social media
5:20 - Using social media to uncover identity and encourage diversity
8:20 - Acknowledging and utilizing privilege to amplify minority voices
12:55 - People who criticize Gen Z for using phones too much
16:30 - Tips to maintain mental health while on social media
24:05 - Advice to Gen Zers looking to get into marketing and tech

For more Generation Slay, check us out @generationslay on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook and on our website,

Follow the co-hosts across the internet!
Emma: @emmahavi on Instagram and Twitter and on her website,
Gianluca: @g_russo1 on Instagram and Twitter and on his website,

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