Energy & Innovation
Episode 520 | Broadcast: May 23, 2015
The BusinessMakers host University of Houston’s Dr. Joseph Pratt, a leading “petroleum” historian; and Leisa interviews Ursula Hessenflow, co-founder of myLAB Box. In our vignettes: PKF’s Karen Love hosts Frances Casteñeda Dyess, Houston East End Chamber of Commerce; Leisa visits with April C. Day, the Women’s Business Enterprise Alliance; and Robin Tooms interviews Jim Manskey, TBG Partners.
School of Business
Russ and John host the show that champions our free enterprise system. It’s a big issue for us that not everyone appreciates! Includes This Week in Business History, Navigating Business Jargon and Dumb Moments.
Leisa interviews Ursula Hessenflow, co-founder and CEO of myLAB Box, where “Safe is Sexy.” Girl talk—and some research into the demographics—inspired her to create an in-home testing kit for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Another innovative entrepreneur addressing an underserved need.
BusinessMakers Thought Leaders
Karen Love is back with Frances Casteñeda Dyess, president, Houston East End Chamber of Commerce, to discuss how the Port of Houston is overcoming shipping challenges with various international government entities.
Dr. Joseph A. Pratt
Dr. Pratt has followed the petroleum industry all his life. As the NEH-Cullen Professor of History and Business at the University of Houston, he is considered a leading historian and expert in the fossil fuels industry.
Leisa interviews Ursula Hessenflow, co-founder and CEO of myLAB Box, where “Safe is Sexy.”