The Intersection: Diverse Folx Converse; features cutting-edge diverse professionals, entrepreneurs, artists, and activists. Each episode includes;
🌈 An introduction
🌈 The Intersection where each guest explains what they do in beginners’ terms
🌈 An open talk about current issues that effect diverse people in work and life
🌈 A mentoring section
🌈 a take-away on what we learned
The Intersection is hosted by Dr. Shannon Wong Lerner, a communication coach & consultant dedicated to the needs of diverse people. See our YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCh3uPCKXBRyYZckGx7XTkAw
With special guest, Cheryl Leong, Founder of Leading with consciousness, licensed therapist, & DEI consultant. ***Episode #5 of The Intersection's interview series covers an age-old concern for PoC and QPoC–A sense of self, individuality and sovereignty, but also keeping or forming ties with our ancestral roots. After learning all about epigenetics and intergenerational trauma narratives. We might gain access to the trauma narratives of our elders and ancestors. So we can understand more about the triggers that exist for us now. For our self-healing. And to have a positive impact on the suffering of our ancestors. To heal them too. And, in turn, for us to revise a narrative that says we can only have access to our queerness or our gayness if we separate from our culture. The best part of learning about epigenetics or intergenerational trauma. Is to connect the past to the present. The ancient and pre-modern to the modern. It's to know our ancestors would have been proud of us for our courage to be out as queer or gay. And to be doing this work to be back in conversation with our ancestors. And not to just erase their stories. And leave them behind. Cheryl and I also discuss somatics and embodied narratives. And how as PoC and QPoC we carry stories around with us. In our bodies. And these narratives can effect the way we respond to the world around us today. In our professional, entrepreneurial, and personal lives. **** How do we reconcile our ancestry?: Understanding Epigenetics and Intergenerational Trauma Narratives Special Guest, Cheryl Leong, CEO of Leading with Consciousness, Leadership coach, therapist, DEI consultant, and Podcaster Appears on The Intersection: Diverse Folx Converse Radio Premiering on YouTube, Sunday, February 28, 2021, 3:00 PM PT
Do you have important things to say but don’t know how to deliver? Come join me on the Intersection Tutorial
The Intersection Tutorial: Public Speaking – Dramatic Reading, Prepare like a Professional Actor
This is the first communication tutorial that I will produce each month for my listeners.
As queer PoC who has worked as an:
🎭Ivy League performance,
📰and rhetoric professor
🎶and classical vocalist,
I have studied and taught phrasing and stress patterns.
To hundreds of students and clients of color and non-native English speakers. 🧑🏽🎤👨🏾🎤🧑🏻🎓👩🏽🎓🧕🏽
In this lesson, you learn how to prepare for different speeches and presentations through the art of dramatic reading or oral interpretation. Where you figure out:
🌈 What are the most important words? What is the flow of words? What are the stresses? What is the emotion?
🌈 How to speak to your audience in a way that feels authentic to you and who you are
🌈 How to present content at the level as an expert in your field and the sensitivity and acumen of a professional actor and speaker
I read from two very different texts and then analyze the content itself and why I made certain decisions in my delivery.
I do this both by analyzing the argument of the speakers themselves and the language itself.
Enjoy! Dr. Shannon Wong Lerner 🏳️⚧️💕🏳️🌈👩🏻🎤
The Intersection Tutorial Premieres on Dr. Shannon Wong Lerner’s YouTube channel this Friday January 15th, 10am PT
Premiered Jan 4, 2021
Join the Co-founders of Rage2Rainbows,
The Blue Haired Rainbow & HR Expert, Madison Butler,
CoFlowCo Founder & Business Strategist,
Emily O. Weltman, M.ED.
And Your Host, Founder of Wong Lerner Coaching, Shannon Wong Lerner, Ph.D.
For The Intersection: Diverse Folx Converse Podcast
Episode 4: An Interview with the Co-Founders of Rage2Rainbows, Transforming Cyberbullying into Agentive Social Change
January 4, 2021, 5:00 PM PT, as a YouTube Premiere, on the Wong Lerner Coaching channel
In this episode we talk about the following and then some:
🌈 As influencers who speak out about anti-racism, describing everyday to extreme events of cyberbullying
🌈 How Madison and Emily created Rage2Rainbows to open up corporate spaces to Everyone
🌈 How to cultivate safe, respectful workspaces for PoC and others from marginalized groups
🌈 How to create this shift by changing online culture and prioritizing online safety for workplace safely
🌈 How to deal with the FEAR of receiving hate messages from trolls
🌈 How to access your empowered voice from your own truth & your pride as a professional/industry leader
🌈 How to hold others accountable by speaking up about intersectionally racist actions/words online and offline
🌈 How to give back to the organizations such as ACLU, NAACP, Planned Parenthood, etc. that help keep us safe by collaborating with Rage2Rainbows!
🌈 More TOOLS to stay safe when facing cyberbullying!
Rage2Rainbows website: https://www.rage2rainbows.com
SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube Page and Facebook page, REVIEW our podcast, SHARE the podcast with friends and community: >>> https://youtu.be/-1B2XzEGz6c
See blog post for bios and all info on guests and podcast episode:
This week Friday Jan 15th I will be releasing the first of many monthly Communication Tutorial Intersection podcasts
To help BIPoC and Queer PoC with your speaking and communication
Now more than ever, BIPoC and Queer PoC need safe spaces to practice their speaking skills, to discover, and exercise their voice!
Supportive of gender non-conforming trans, non-binary, and genderqueer individuals always!
Let me support you as someone who has worked as a queer BIPoC and API and worked with these communities for over 2 decades
I want to see all of you succeed, to thrive, and spread your wings!
Not sure if you’re ready to listen to our entire podcast?
Check out some highlights from our podcast - all about 1-2 minutes long: Consuming Media, The Loudest Voice (Doesn’t) Win & Trolling on Social Media, Twitter is Real Life Now
Politics of Filth: Memes, Britney, Divine and Election 2020 with Special Guest Gentry McShane
And your host, Shannon Wong Lerner, Ph.D.
WHAT: Join us for Episode 3 of The Intersection: Diverse Folx Converse
This was released October 31st, 2020, as a Halloween 🎃 YouTube Premiere.
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A few days before this monumental election, airing 👻 Halloween 🎃 morning,
Special Guest, Content Producer @CATPOWERMAN5000 Meme Dealer, Gentry McShane, joins The Intersection Podcast 🧔🏻
With your host, Shannon Wong Lerner, Ph.D. 👩🏼🎤
Career and Communication Coach & Consultant | Cultural and Digital Storyteller
I sat down with Gentry McShane to talk about the Big Issues! Memes, The History of Censorship in the US, Lenny Bruce, Election 2020, & How to Form Community with an Online Presence
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The Intersection: Diverse Folx Converse Podcast with Patrice M. Palmer
Episode #2: Staples of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Steps for Non-Hierarchical Leadership 🌈
The Intersection: hear a conversation all about institutional change, DEI, and BIPOC and/or LGBTQIA+ advocacy. This episode of The Intersection features guest, Patrice M. Palmer and focuses on Non-Hierarchical Leadership!
In this episode we talk about the following and then some:
🌈 Visibility, authenticity, collectivity of BIPOC/API LGBTQIA+ voices,
🌈 Reframing DEI, and give practical tools on how to confront difficult DEI situations such as verbal assault against you as a diverse person,
🌈 How to pause and reflect in a conflict to bring about change, love, and healing
🌈 Accountability and responsibility for people to listen to one another and to recognize their actions/words,
🌈 More TOOLS to facilitate difficult conversations around race and queerness!
🌈 And we discuss mentoring of younger diverse people as non-hierarchical such as co-mentoring with your students.
🌈 Edifying, growing, cultivating, and mirroring diverse people to create a chosen family of change-makers and DEI activists.
Join us at The Intersection: Diverse Folx Converse podcast when I have a talk with the Director of Social & Cultural Inclusion of Colorado State University, College of Business and D&I Specialist with New Belgium Brewing Company, Special Guest, Patrice M. Palmer (they/them/theirs).
Join Organic Food Guru and CPG Manager and Executive, Fred Alejo and Host, Shannon Wong Lerner, Ph.D.
For The Intersection: Diverse Folx Converse.
Episode 1: The Busiest Room in the House is the Kitchen
Learn about the secrets of our success and diverse mentoring. From two APIs in their mid-late careers!
As APIs we tell family stories and learn about our roots sitting at the kitchen table. We realize here that we work to live and not the other way around.
As biracial APIs we eat our cultural food, we talk from WHO we are and WHERE we come from. And HOW we honor the CULTURAL HERITAGE of our diverse staff and clients.
In this podcast, we discuss:
-the art of storytelling
-API communication for the workplace
-How to stand up in the face of sexism, racism, and homophobia in the workplace
-remembering your roots/culture
-discovering your life path/passion
-organic foods and well-being
AND MANY MORE... YouTube link for the video: https://youtu.be/-OkE4u-5puo
In this first episode of The Intersection: Diverse Folx Converse, The Hub for Diversity-Produced Leadership & Communication, Dr. Shannon Wong Lerner, communication specialist, asks you important questions about your experiences as diverse professionals in the working world. She then explains the format of the podcast for future episodes. The Intersection will air 2x per month to share short classes and activities so you can succeed as communicators in the workplace. And we will interview and have conversations with up-and-coming and mature diverse professionals. She ends with a meditation breathing exercise to help calm your nerves before a speech or presentation. Please tune in to our Facebook page for the video: www.facebook.com/groups/theintersectiondiversefolxconverse/