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The Only Black Girl On Mars
78 minutes | 6 months ago
Ep 6. Marian DeSouza | Developing a Strong Sense of Self
About Marian DeSouzaMarian DeSouza is a creative director and visual artist from New Zealand, based in NYC. Using her 16 years of experience working for luxury brands in various countries, as a designer and art director, her focus is now on 2013 - established Studio by Harlow.In addition to freelancing for niche & luxury label clients, Marian’s work is pivoted towards community art movements, gender-fluid fashion, issues affecting WOC & nature-first design practices. HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARIAN!!!FOLLOW ON SOCIAL MEDIAInstagram@studiobyharlowFacebookhttps://www.facebook.com/studiobyharlow/WebsiteEtsy - studiobyharlow.com-----Support BGOM PODCAST on Patreon!Subscribe today to hear a bonus conversation between Marian & Andrea! ------Questions for Andrea? Send her an email at email@example.com
63 minutes | 7 months ago
Ep 5. Kourtni Lynn Dawkins | Are You A Leader or a Follower?
About Kourtni Lynn DawkinsKourtni Lynn is a wife, marketer, manager and producer. She studied marketing at Kennesaw State University and used that education to launch a private creative firm by the name of TwentyFour where she acts as executive producer, alongside her husband who acts as creative director. TwentyFour has a roster of individuals and brands such as AE the Cool, SuperPhone, Production Rockstars, Jacquees, K Camp, CURVYcon, and more.Beyond her love for production, she is a girl’s girl who is passionate about uplifting women, specifically women of melanin. She has spent her time building an organization by the name of Queens At Work where those women can thrive within a community. Her background in marketing and production go hand-in-hand with this mission as she uses those tools to advance the women around her through this platform.FOLLOW ON SOCIAL MEDIA KOURTNI LYNN InstagramAE THE COOLTWITTER | IG | FB | YOUTUBEwww.aethecool.com--------------WANT TO KNOW MORE?Learn more about all of the Kourtni Lynn's work and initiatives. Send a message to learn more about Queens at Work and how to join.TWENTYFOUR AGENCYIG | FBQUEENS AT WORKIG | FBSUPERPHONEIG | FB | Download
72 minutes | 7 months ago
Ep. 4 Lauryn Nwankpa | Powering Social Impact Across Industries
Lauryn Nwankpa is the Head of Social Impact at Dave. With a Masters degree in Social Entrepreneurship from USC Marshall and over a decade of experience, she marries Dave’s financial goals with social impact strategies that span public policy, strategic partnerships and industry best practices.Lauryn embeds sustainable, scalable impact practices across Dave that drive stakeholder value while empowering marginalized communities by increasing their access to key resources. She is also on the board of the Santa Monica Tech Council, an early stage start-up advisor through the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, and a mentor for the Jackie Robinson Foundation.FOLLOW LAURYN on Social MediaTwitter | IG DAVE | Banking for HumansJoin Dave - Dave.com--------------WANT TO KNOW MORE?Here is list of Lauryn's favorite black female change makers and resources that she suggest you follow:JEWEL : @jewel_thegemERIKA HART: @iharterickaTASSIANA WILLIS: @thechubbygoddessROBERT JONES, JR : @thesonofbaldwinKIMBERLYN FOSTER: @for.harrietTABITHA BROWN: @iamtabithabrownAHUS: @americahatesusPATRISSE CULLORS-BRIGNAC: @osopepatrisseTYRA POWERS ART: @tyra_powersDENA SIMMONS: @denasimmonsELAINE WELTEROTH: @elainewelterothD. DANYELLE THOMAS: @unfitchristianSHELAH MARIE @theshelahmarieINDYA MOORE: @indyamooreRACHEL ELIZABETH CARGLE: @rachel.cargleDR. JOY HARDEN BRADFORD: @therapyforblackgirls--------------Support BGOM PODCAST on Patreon!Questions for Andrea? Send her an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
84 minutes | 8 months ago
Ep 3 | Managing Mental Health Amidst the Stigma
J. Mix(bio as written on the www.jessicamixon.com )Jessica Mixon is a Creole American performing artist born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. Growing up in the Big Easy, Jessica was enriched in the art and culture of the city at a very young age.Unfortunately, at the age of thirteen, Hurricane Katrina damaged her home and destroyed both pianos, but the skills and musical attributes she acquired from the instruments have not been forgotten.In 2010, Jessica began attending Loyola University New Orleans for Vocal Performance.She continues to share her talents in the form of music, art, writing, and photography with audiences around the world. You can find her fighting for equality and using her creative roots to bring light to the injustices and societal discrepancies that many communities face around the world. If you wanna see her in element, you can catch her, year-round, as a member of the beloved vocal trio, The Victory Belles, at the National WWII museum. ————–FOLLOW @theselfawaremillenial on social media!FB | IG | WEBSITE--------------WANT TO KNOW MORE?Today we discussed difficult topics of mental wellness. If you or someone you know needs help, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Trained crisis workers are available to talk 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.If you think someone is in immediate danger, do not leave him or her alone—stay there and call 911.--------------Support BGOM PODCAST on Patreon!Questions for Andrea? Send her an email at email@example.com
31 minutes | 8 months ago
Ep. 2 | Introducing Yolanda F. Johnson, Founder of WOC
Yolanda F. Johnson(bio as written on the WOC website)With more than two decades of experience in the non-profit sector, Yolanda has successfully led fundraising operations for a wide range of non-profit organizations, launching creative event, sponsorship and marketing initiatives that produced new streams of both contributed and earned income. Her fundraising expertise includes securing foundation, corporate, and government funding and cultivating a diverse major gifts portfolio.In addition to leading YFJ Consulting, LLC, Yolanda is the Founder of WOC, Women of Color in Fundraising and Philanthropy and President of Women In Development (WID), NY, the NYC area's premier professional organization for women in fundraising and philanthropy. Yolanda has also had an outstanding career as a performing artist, as a composer, as a producer, as an educator, and she has used her background as a performer to become a sought-after fundraising expert.Read more here.--------------WANT TO LEARN MORE?RSVP to the WOC Virtual Launch Celebration on June 30th.FOLLOW WOC on social media!IN | IG | WEBSITE--------------Support BGOM PODCAST on Patreon!
52 minutes | 9 months ago
Ep. 1 | At Home Surveillance, Office Leadership, with a small Nothing Burger on the Side
Maggie Bisase is an Executive Assistant that has worked at American Express for the past 31 years. Originally from Kampala, Uganda, she lives and works in Jacksonville, Florida, where she is a notable woman of faith in her local community and a proud grandmother with a capital 'P.' Her team at AmEx made the shift to remote working five years ago, allowing us to discuss what long terms company transitions may look like for many. We also spoke about ways of managing wellness while working from, and how it will take adaptive leaders to develop emotional intelligence to foster inclusive company cultures.--------------Want to Know More? Here are some Resources Related to Our DiscussionForbes | The Implications of Remote Working as the Workplace of the Future Headspace | Mindfully Transitioning to a WFH CultureHarvard Business Review | A Guide To Managing Newly Remote WorkersNFL Ops : Rooney Rule | NFL Makes Bold New Steps To Enhance DiversityBloomberg | AmEx Says Most Employees Will Work Remotely for the Year-----------------------Support us on Patreon
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