Ochsner Innovation Stage

Sevetri Wilson, CEO of Resilia, will moderate this panel – a spin on the Masters of Scale podcast. Panelists Aaron Dirks, founder and CEO of Joieful, Calvin Mackie, founder and CEO of STEM NOLA, and Joi Owens, Attorney and Gulf Coast policy officer, Oxfam America will highlight how nonprofits and social ventures grow into multimillion-dollar operations. They will also discuss how they built their entities from the ground up by diversifying revenue streams via product and service offerings, and what it takes to scale impact.


Aaron Dirks Joieful
Founder & CEO
Calvin Mackie STEM NOLA
Founder & CEO
Joi Owens Oxfam America
Sevetri Wilson Resilia