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Claima Stories with Bimma: Portia Blunt : New Balance – Director of Apparel Operations

This show was recorded during Claima Stories Live, an interview series we hosted through Zoom in an effort to uplifts spirits and offer hope to job seekers of color during the Coronavirus pandemic, we learn how Portia Blunt went from growing up in Copenhagen, Puerto Rico, Japan, and Brussels to leading a team in creating the first New Balance Black History Month Collection.

Claima Stories with Bimma is a Career Discovery Podcast created by Bimma Williams and BJ Frogozo to help job seekers of color discover their dream careers by offering them exposure to life-altering opportunities. During these one on one interviews, Bimma explores the inspiring stories of top talent of color and the incredible careers they've been able to claim. Claima Stories with Bimma has been praised in global publications like Footwear News, integrated into conferences like Footwear Forum, streamed in over 38 countries, and listened to by the managers of Travis Scott and Donald Glover.