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.
December 28th, 2020 | Season 4 | 21 mins 21 secs
faith, mental health, wellness
At the beginning of 2020, I started to let go of things that didn't serve me only to have to pile it back on with the killings of unarmed Black people and Covid-19. I sought help, learned to clarify my expectations and allowed 2020 work in my favor.
December 21st, 2020 | Season 4 | 27 mins 35 secs
Aquila is back! In this episode, she shares how she bounced back from her lowest point this year to find success in her business. And for Aquila, success starts with family. The biochemist turned blogger shares a heartfelt moment about visiting her family in the midst of a pandemic.
033: Gisset Renteria: On Being a Working Mamacita, Balancing Therapy with Culture & Spending the Day with Snoop Dogg
December 14th, 2020 | Season 4 | 28 mins 20 secs
family, mamacita, working mom
Gisset has used 2020 as a time to do those things that mattered to her most. She launched her blog, started therapy and is getting better with working through mommy guilt.
December 7th, 2020 | Season 4 | 32 mins 13 secs
mental health, transition, wellness
Asia is a no-nonsense teacher and entrepreneur who had to refund $50k to her clients when Covid hit. How did she recover her peace and her business? Find out in this week's episode.
November 30th, 2020 | Season 4 | 23 mins 19 secs
black woman, entrepreneurship, personal development
Elise is back! Since her guest spot on Season 2 of the podcast, Elise has been blessed beyond measure in her personal growth and business endeavors. Find out how she was able to finally break through to the many possibilities of 2020.
November 23rd, 2020 | Season 3 | 35 mins 14 secs
Shawna Bator has embraced the constant metamorphosis of her life. From growing up in public housing, to fighting for survival while living on the streets, getting pregnant at a young age...to losing her mother to breast cancer and learning of her daughter's autism diagnosis...she has found resolve and is grateful for the hardships. Don't miss this powerful episode.
November 16th, 2020 | Season 3 | 40 mins 52 secs
faith, family, motherhood
Robin Walton has learned to make room for the critical needs in her life - faith and family. Losing both parents and one sibling has taught her so much about faith, legacy and hard work. Even in the midst of a breakdown or emotional moment, Robin's resolve is steady and endearing. Those lessons guide her as a wife, a mother to two sons, and a busy professional who knows that she is enough.