Azhelle, a cancer survivor, 3x patented inventor, Women in Toys Wonder Woman award nominee, and award-winning designer, has an excellent podcast called The Toy Coach. Azhelle has worked in the toy industry for over 10 years with companies like Toys R Us, Horizon Group, and now Creative Kids, as the VP of Brand and Product. Azhelle created thetoycoach.com and the podcast, Making It in The Toy Industry, to help inventors and entrepreneurs develop their product ideas faster, smarter, and make more saleable pitches to potential partners.
Azhelle’s podcast about the experience of being a black person in the toy industry is an outstanding piece that is autobiographical as well as emotionally and intellectually impactful. You can hear it by clicking below.