May 10th, 2021 | Season 5 | 39 mins 54 secs
adoptee, film festival, korean-american
Julie Young is a Korean-American adoptee, recovering lawyer and film festival founder grounding her work and mission in creating culture and community. The wife and mother of two took years to truly connect with her Korean identity; but when she began to discover her story, it revealed more than she could ever have imagined.
April 26th, 2021 | Season 5 | 22 mins 56 secs
faith, productivity, wellness
The best way to learn about yourself is to listen to other's stories. This year has taught me so much about the things I appreciate and the things I'd rather do without when it comes to my personal being. There is so much blessing in the growth process, even after just one year.
April 19th, 2021 | Season 5 | 39 mins 58 secs
faith, motherhood, wellness
When you have two miscarriages in one year, how are you supposed to hold on to your faith and sanity? For Lisette Covarrubias, everything seemed to go exactly right, until it didn't. She was a first generation high school and college graduate two times over, married and faithful believer. But when faced with her own human limitations, Lisette leaned on God and the power of her grandmother's story.
April 5th, 2021 | Season 5 | 16 mins 23 secs
Long division summers with my Ugandan daddy was no joke! It was there that I learned the power of process.
March 29th, 2021 | Season 5 | 36 mins 27 secs
career, culture, identity
Samantha Bobila is a self-identified woman of color (WOC) who leads the charge in the philanthropic space. As a Filipino-American and feminist, the non-profit executive, who started as an assistant to a CEO, Samantha learned and continues to learn how to navigate the nexus of power, privilege and wealth to create a space for other WOC.
March 15th, 2021 | Season 5 | 14 mins 56 secs
Growing up in a Muslim and Methodist, African household in the south had its challenges and its perks. At the end of the day, I found a walk of faith that worked for me.
March 8th, 2021 | Season 5 | 45 mins 10 secs
identity, relationships, wellness
On the surface, Shamair's story may appear to be every woman's story - the search for self and finding clarity in relationships. Digging deeper, her story is one of healing from a long journey to breast cancer and of freedom in discovering a true relationship.
040: Unchecking the box: How a biracial millennial reclaimed her identity and found success in corporate finance
February 15th, 2021 | Season 5 | 34 mins 33 secs
career, family, identity
Melissa Kung is a biracial Jersey girl who has a lot to say about the boxes of identity that people have tried to create for her. The Cuban Chinese-American is often asked, "What are you?" And after years of muddling through her own identity, she has found the answer that aligns with her authentic self.
February 8th, 2021 | Season 5 | 36 mins 23 secs
career, identity, productivity
Dr. Uohna Thiessen began blazing trails at an early age when she immigrated from Trinidad and Tobago to the U.S. Her pursuit of data science and sheer determination would lead her to finally release the shadow of imposter syndrome and set the stage for her to build a unique business.
February 1st, 2021 | Season 5 | 48 mins 58 secs
Growing up in Crown Heights, Brooklyn as an immigrant child in the 80s was no easy feat. For Nicole Smart, she found an unconventional path to find her voice and build a profession and mission to ensure that diverse voices are at the table.
January 18th, 2021 | Season 5 | 43 mins 57 secs
entrepreneur, multicultural, nonprofit
Cristie Norman is a natural born game changer. The former opera singer and body builder found her way into the wine world after taking a job as a server, which ultimately led to an opportunity to work at Wolfgang Puck's flagship restaurant, Spago. Since then, Cristie has set her sights on providing wine education for the everyday consumer.
January 11th, 2021 | Season 5 | 36 mins 17 secs
identity, motherhood, relationships
Breaking barriers while being broken is a testament to A. Decker's determination to unravel from a life that did not align with her destiny. The Canadian resident with British-Jamaican heritage speaks candidly about her desire to break the cycle of struggle.