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Episode 20 – Embracing an Inclusive Workplace with Nona Yehia

In this week’s episode of the Jackson Hole Connection, Stephan visits with Nona Yehia. Nona is a wife, mother, entrepreneur, an architect and the child of Lebanese immigrants. Nona came out to Jackson with her husband Mark to take a break from New York…a break that has lasted for over 15 years. Nona is the CEO and a founder of Vertical Harvest, she also is a co-founder of the architecture firm GYDE.

Stephan and Nona talk about growing up in Detroit with immigrant parents, starting one of the first vertical greenhouses, working with people who are differently abled and the importance of listening to your detractors, not just supporters.

To find out more info on Vertical Harvest and Gyde visit:

Hearts of Glass, the documentary about the first year of Vertical Harvest produced by JenTen Productions is due out later this year.

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Music in this episode is provided by Luke Taylor. The Jackson Hole Connection is edited by Michael Moeri. Website and social media support by Tana Hoffman.

About the author, Stephan C

Hello podcast world. I am Stephan Abrams the host and creator of The Jackson Hole Connection. I’ve been living in Jackson Hole, Wyoming since the summer of 1999, when I moved here to visit with my brother. I immediately fell in love with this place and knew I would call Jackson Hole my home...

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