Square Pizza Podcast

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The Square Pizza podcast focuses on the intersection of education, innovation, and diversity. We host and interview leaders doing incredible work around the country to ensure all students have access to an equitable education. The Square Pizza podcast is hosted by SchermCo, a social-impact implementation firm that offers strategic implementation and project management services to schools and education-focused organizations across the country.

Welcome back to the Square Pizza Podcast. Today we’re talking to Sharif El-Mekki, Founder and CEO of The Center for Black Educator Development.

In this episode, Sharif shares about:

  • How his upbringing shaped him (spoiler his parents were both members of the Black Panther Party)
  • The origin story of The 8 Black Hands podcast, a podcast he cohosts
  • His work at The Center for Black Educator Development

Enjoy this episode!