Meet the Entrepreneur: Aliska Walker
Grades: 9 - 12

Video Description: New May 2022! Meet entrepreneur Aliska Walker, owner and operator of Aliska’s Amazing Pickles, a unique cafe that focuses on creating flavored pickles and pickle-infused delicacies. Aliska talks about her love of pickles, the wide variety of food she creates, and how being a school teacher helped inspire her to start her business.

Type of Video: Profile*
Unique Video ID: Business-31**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Ask students to explore the concept of “Startup Business” and come up with their own business idea pitches.
  • Based on what they learn in the video and any additional research of Ms. Walker’s business, have students develop an advertising campaign for the business. What would be their main message? What types of advertising would they use? How would they “brand” the business?
  • Have students discuss any unique challenges they believe might face a female entrepreneur and strategies they would employ to overcome them.


*Profile videos use a first-person/first-hand approach to highlight interesting people doing interesting things in the area of study.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.