Real-world advice for young professionals whose passion deserves a chance!

Hosten by recognized Career Coach, Debra Olshan Cooper

Episode #6

Christian Garcia

A True Ambassador for Students on Their Journey to Finding Their Career Path to Success.

Meet Christian Garcia, Christian is a higher education professional with over 20 years of experience in a variety of areas within student and academic affairs. He currently serves as the Associate Dean and Executive Director of the Patricia and Harold Toppel Career Center at the University of Miami, where he is responsible for the management and strategic direction of one of the country's most innovative and dynamic career centers. Through Christian's leadership, the Center opened the doors to its brand new, state-of-the-art facility in 2015.

Upon assuming leadership of the Center, Christian embarked on its first-ever strategic plan: Innovate, Connect, Impact. The ambitious, five-year plan was widely supported by the University and 98% of its goals and objectives were completed in just over four years. Christian and his team are currently in the the second phase of their current strategic plan, Toppel 2025: Career Services is Everybody's Business.
Episode #5

Josselyne Herman-Saccio

How To Live in The Now and Create the Life of Your Dreams

Meet Josselyne Herman-Saccio, founder of "How To Be UnmessableWith” a mission driven program to make a difference with as many people as possible in being able to develop their ability to be “UNMESSABLEWITH” and create the life of your dreams by living in the NOW!

With over 30+years leading programs for Landmark Worldwide, an international training and development company, Josselyne has had the opportunity to coach and train more than 200,000 people in creating the life of their dreams and actually living it NOW! In addition, Josselyne’s experience runs the gamut from marketing and branding expert, a producer in entertainment production and her personal achievements as a globally known artist, Josselyne is distinguished as one of the few professionals who have been successful on the business, production and talent sides of the entertainment and personal growth industry.

If you are successful in certain areas of your life AND find yourself stuck, who doesn’t feel that way in these uncertain times, translate your success to all areas of life. Knowing Josselyne will illustrate on the Passionate Professional how you can find your passion and become UNMESSABLEWITH and become the professional you are meant to be.
Episode #4

Oren Klaber

Find Out The Best Way To Be Hired

Meet Oren Klaber, Oren is a premiere hiring consultant for one of the top firms in the world. Orien gives us the inside scoop on the best practices on how to get hired in today’s marketplace.
Episode #3

Dan Schneider

From Entertainment Lawyer to World Wide Connector of Communities

Meet Dan Schneider. Dan is the Executive Director of the Florence Belsky Charitable Foundation “Flobel” a non-profit whose mission is to connect people, so they can share information and empower each generation to teach the others. Dan has produced benefit concerts and fundraising events for such causes as 9/11 first responders, Hurricane Sandy victims, Help Haiti following earthquakes, The Actors’ Temple, Max’s Kansas City Project, and the TJ Martell Foundation.

Dan is an attorney practicing entertainment, corporate, new media, intellectual property, and real property law in Manhattan NY. A graduate of Vassar College (AB, Evans Fellow in Law) and Emory Law School (JD, Emory Scholar). He is admitted to the New York bar and is a retired member of the Georgia bar. He is admitted to U.S. District Court (Southern District, NY). He is a member of the NYS Bar Association, the California Copyright Conference, the NY Vassar Club, and the Dramatists Guild.
Episode #2

Danielle Farage

Gen Z’s Voice Speaks Her Truth On Finding Her Passion and Her Generation's

Meet Danielle Farage. Danielle is a Work Futurist and Top Voice for Gen Z. After graduating from the University of Southern California in 2020, at 22, she landed a Head of Marketing at a Y Combinator-backed HR-Tech startup based in Paris.

Danielle spends her time creating content (over 3M views), speaking (100+ panels, conferences, podcasts) and building community in the future of work to help bridge the gap between leaders & talent to create more inclusive, equitable, and dynamic cultures.

Listen and be inspired!
Episode #1

Jacob Fishbein

What it is to be a man in today’s world, and what women can learn from it.

Meet Jacob Fishbein. Jacob is an Executive & Personal Coach who helps people and organizations who are experiencing dilemmas or uncertainty make and navigate their most important choices.

In this episode of The Passionate Professional, Jacob and I discuss how top to make your most important life choices, what it is to be a man in today's world... and what woman can learn from it.

Listen and be inspired!

Meet Debra 
Olshan Cooper

I’m Debra Olshan Cooper, founder of YourCareerDesignLab, a premiere career coaching firm where we help land your dream career by finding who you are, excavate your passions and turn it into your pursuits.

After 30 years of owning the top Fashion & Luxury PR and Marketing firm in New York City & Miami, I've honed the art of crafting and telling powerful stories, placing companies, brands, and people in The New York Times, New York Post, CNN and The Today Show, to name a few. 
I help young professionals, like you, navigate a complex world of opportunities and find your passion.
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