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Invisible Women Podcast

Invisible Women Podcast

By HNTT Productions

Two sisters are telling our authentic stories and the barriers we face as Black Women in society as professionals, entrepreneurs, and creative beings, to ultimately succeed. YOU are our ancestors' wildest dreams, for sure!

We have some phenomenal Queens and Kings lined up for our podcast guest list, and we hope you can have fun and enjoy the "gems" we share with IW listeners.

We take pride in RECLAIMING our time, RECLAIMING our power, and RECLAIMING our confidence here on the IW Podcast.
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New Book! Invisible Women | Addressing The Intersection of Pay And Racism In The Workplace
New Book! Invisible Women | Addressing The Intersection of Pay And Racism In The Workplace
Today we are discussing our book and the 5 year journey it took for us to finally accomplish becoming published authors . Get inspired to do the things you are passionate about! www.invisibleblkwomen.com
24:47
September 24, 2022
Black Women In The Workplace w/ Author, Minda Harts
Black Women In The Workplace w/ Author, Minda Harts
Today we are discussing how Black Women navigate the workplace even when we are the only ones and it feels lonely. We also discuss Black Women's Equal Pay Day and how the date was pushed back from August 3rd to September 21st as the pay gap continues to widen for Black Women. Tune-in to get your daily dose of inspiration!  www.invisibleblkwomen.com Minda Harts is a Workplace and Equity Consultant. She is also the bestselling and award-winning author of TheMemo, Right Within, and You Are More Than Magic. Minda is a highly sought-after speaker for companies such as Liberty Mutual, Nike, Google, and Salesforce. In 2020, she was named the Top Voice for Equity in the Workplace by LinkedIn. Minda hosts a live weekly podcast called Secure The Seat. www.mindaharts.com
24:28
August 09, 2022
Buy From A Black Woman w/ Founder, Nikki Porcher
Buy From A Black Woman w/ Founder, Nikki Porcher
Black women have been making their imprint and pushing the US economy forward, since what feels like the beginning of time. History has shown us that powerhouses such as like Madame C.J. Walker, Ciara Brown, Cathy Hughes, Oprah Winfrey, Ursula Burns and the list goes on, that we can thrive as successful business owners and leaders, though at times the world wants to view us as “invisible”. www.invisibleblkwomen.com   These past few years has been difficult and forced us all to take a deeper look at our lives, and our purpose here on earth. According to Essence, “Black women are tapping into their power, and it’s evident in the rise of Black women entrepreneurs as well.” Today we are chatting with the inspiring Nikki Porcher, founder Buy from a Black Woman (BFABW) an Nonprofit Organization which helps bring awareness to Black Women business owners and the people who support them.   Launching and running a successful business isn’t easy. Discipline, motivation, and accessing the proper resources for growth, and most importantly building a positive network of like-minded individuals is going to be KEY during your journey. Sis, your circle may get small, but the opportunities will be BIG. We’re manifesting abundance for our Black Women bosses!   You don’t want to miss this episode! Tap in and get fueled to continue doing or start today (it’s never too late) what you were created to do. Catch the Inspire tour in your city, and support a Black woman owned business or submit your business to join the directory by using the following link https://www.buyfromablackwoman.org/. #buyfromablackwoman #invisiblewomenpodcast #hnttproductions #newepisodealert #blackwomenlead #tapin #blackwomenareinfluencers #linkinbio Purchase Book: www.invisibleblkwomen.com
48:54
July 16, 2022
ROE v. Wade Overturn: 
THE State of Black women
ROE v. Wade Overturn: THE State of Black women
Today we are discussing how the Supreme Court decisions to overturn Roe v. Wade will heavily impact Black Women and our communities. This is all about MONEY, POWER, and RESPECT. This decision will further widen the wealth gap. Is this a way to lessen the Black Population? Or keep us in poverty?
22:46
June 24, 2022
I Am A Survivor w/ Entrepreneur, Jearlean Taylor
I Am A Survivor w/ Entrepreneur, Jearlean Taylor
Today we are speaking with Jearlean Taylor about her rare cancer diagnosis at the tender age of 3 years old and how she turned her pain into a purpose as she speaks to women and men all over the world to inspire them to find their passion in life.  BIO I am Jearlean from Baltimore, MD. I am a Christian, cancer survivor, double ostomate, fashion model, author, public speaker, entrepreneur, and ostomy advocate. My life has had some unexpected outcomes. I guess you can say “life” happened. At the tender age of 3 years old I developed a rare form of cancer (Rhabdomyosarcoma). It was because of the location of the tumors and treatments I had to undergo ostomy surgery. Ostomy surgery of the bowel is an operation that changes the way intestinal contents leave your body when part or all of your bowel is diseased, injured, or missing. During ostomy surgery of the bowel, surgeons connect the large or small intestine to the skin on the outside of your abdomen. As a result, I was left with two permanent ostomy bags (colostomy & urostomy) www.ostomy.org . I was cancer free a year after my diagnosis and treatments, but 2 ostomy bags. How would I cope? How would I deal with what life had dealt me? Growing up with (2) ostomy no one could imagine my difficulties, low self-esteem, insecurities, too many surgeries (I lost count), and my problem with loving me. My life was a journey of unexpected circumstances. I suffered with low self-esteem, pity, depression, and even suicidal thoughts. Through my journey and faith in God, I discovered who I could be in spite of my medical circumstances. My insecurities did not change overnight, but I learned to be a survivor. I am using my voice through my cancer survivorship and ostomy journey through public speaking, appearances, educating, and communicating that your life is not over because you have life circumstances. I used to say, why me?’ Why cancer, why ostomy bags? Now I say, ‘why not me?’ Now, T.V., radio, billboards, magazines, commercials, and making a difference. WE ARE ALL DIFFERENT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE! -- Jearlean Taylor Be all you can be and more www.jearleantaylor.com
37:58
June 23, 2022
Black Fatherhood w/ Authour & Filmmaker, Dr. Khalid
Black Fatherhood w/ Authour & Filmmaker, Dr. Khalid
Today we are talking about the importance of Black fathers. June is the month we are celebrating the amazing men in our lives, community, and overall contribution to the culture. The media often depicts Black fathers as deadbeats and many other negative stereotypes, however, we have the power to control the negative by shining the light on all the amazing dads out there holding it down and changing the narrative. We continue to UPLIFT, SUPPORT, HONOR, and show LOVE to our Black men and fathers!  Bio: Khalid White, Ed.D. (He/Him/His) is an award-winner in the fields of Education, Film and Literature. He is an African American Studies Professor at San Jose City College. A career educator, Khalid began teaching in CA public schools in 2005. As an entrepreneur, Khalid owns the multi-media company Blkmpwr (Black Empower), LLC.  www.blkmpwr.com   The company focuses on education, empowerment, and equity. A proud HBCU alum and CA Community College advocate, Khalid is a co-founder of the Pipelines to Possibilities (P2P) program, connecting the two systems of higher education to increase faculty diversity. https://pipelines2possibilities.org. Khalid continues to work with education and community organizations advancing equity, inclusion, and social justice.
48:37
June 19, 2022
Happy Fathers Day To Our BLACK MEN
Happy Fathers Day To Our BLACK MEN
Happy Fathers Day to all men who have created a strong foundation for the kids and community. You are the backbone and much-needed figure in every child's life. Today we discuss what our father instilled in us as children and how it molded us into the women we are today. 
21:29
June 19, 2022
Affirmation Time!
Affirmation Time!
Today we are sharing some affirmations we say daily along with a daily financial prayer.
10:32
June 16, 2022
Black Fragility w/ Author, Dr. Adrian Carter
Black Fragility w/ Author, Dr. Adrian Carter
Today we are talking about Black Fragility and what that means in the Black Community.  Dr. Adrian N. Carter, PhD is a conflict resolution practitioner, leadership development trainer, equity consultant, and executive conflict and life coach with more than 20 years of experience. Dr. Carter is also the founder of the Center for Advanced Leadership and Conflict Resolution, a non-profit organization for male empowerment initiatives focused on conflict resolution, leadership development, and redefining the identity of men in the 21st century. Dr. Carter trains, coaches, provide keynote addresses, and facilitates interpersonal and organizational leadership that resolves conflict by bridging the gap between persons and organizations using The Ellison Model. https://www.carterdevgroup.com/
37:17
June 13, 2022
Never Marry A Job, Only Date!
Never Marry A Job, Only Date!
Today and everyday we are RECLAIMING our time, RECLAIMING our power, and RECLAIMING our confidence on the "Invisible Women Podcast." We are discussing how things have changed in the workforce and no longer do we stay at the same company for 20 or 30 years like our parents once did. For all of our Working Women this Monday Motivation podcast is for you.
43:45
May 16, 2022
Mental Health Awareness In The Black Community w/ Love Conquers All Filmmakers, Janell & Malik
Mental Health Awareness In The Black Community w/ Love Conquers All Filmmakers, Janell & Malik
This month is Mental Health Awareness Month and we are talking with filmmakers, Janell and Malik about their film tapping on mental health in the Black Community, Love Conquers All. Statistics show, serious mental illness rose among all ages of Black and African American people between 2008 and 2020. The film is about a young man battling the traumas of his past and present, and the ways in which relationships aid his healing. Given that the film has a mental health focus, we will have a panel of BIPOC health professionals and entrepreneurs discussing different aspects of mental health prior to the film’s showing (e.g. definitions, stigmas, community resources, their own experiences). There will also be live musical performances and live art! May 21st, 2022 in Berkley, CA. Love Conquers All Instagram: @loveconquersall_2022 Company website: www.nellynellproductions.com Website of the production team we partnered with: www.hiddentemplemedia.com
32:57
May 13, 2022
Dear Mama, Listen To Our Intimate Chat About Our Mother's And Mother Figures. #Phenomenalwomen
Dear Mama, Listen To Our Intimate Chat About Our Mother's And Mother Figures. #Phenomenalwomen
Happy Mother's Day! Today we are talking about Motherhood, how it feels to become a motherless child, and women that don't have children and want to become mothers.  Is it rude to ask a woman that does not have children, do they want to have kids? We dig into all these topics today.  To all our Mother's of the earth, THANK YOU! Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I'm not cute or built to suit a fashion model's size But when I start to tell them, They think I'm telling lies. I say, It's in the reach of my arms The span of my hips, The stride of my step, The curl of my lips. I'm a woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, That's me. -Maya Angelou
41:10
May 08, 2022
Happy International Small Business Week! Have You Set Up Your Business QR Code Yet?
Happy International Small Business Week! Have You Set Up Your Business QR Code Yet?
Black women are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs and today we are discussing all things we learned during our attendance at many workshops this week. We have gems to share about business loans, marketing, and creating QR codes.  www.hnttproductions.com
32:05
May 07, 2022
International Affairs, Entrepreneurship, and Sponsorship Discussion w/ Founder of AIX FIRM, LLC, Linda A. Anukwuem
International Affairs, Entrepreneurship, and Sponsorship Discussion w/ Founder of AIX FIRM, LLC, Linda A. Anukwuem
Today we are talking with Houston native Linda A. Anukwuem about her transition from a corporate payroll analyst to launching her international consulting firm. Linda shares how online presence can impact potential sponsors and the do's and don'ts while starting your business.  https://www.aixfirm.com/ Linda A. Anukwuem  is an energetic go getter and an advocate for change.  She was born in the United States to Nigerian parents, and raised in Houston, TX. She attended the University of Houston, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology. In her professional career, she worked as an accountant with Bracewell & Guiliani, LLP and United Airlines. Linda served as the Chair for the City of Houston’s Mayor’s International Trade & Development Council for Africa (MITDC-Africa) under Mayor Annise Parker as well as chaired the Arts, Culture and Community Relations Committee; she is a working and hands on leader. MITDC-Africa was a liaison to expand the constructive dialogue between Houston’s International business community and the City government, and to jointly identify opportunities to promote the city of Houston globally, economically, educationally and its tourism. Linda has facilitated Business-to-Business networks that support the continued development of Africa. She has chaired numerous projects and events in the Houston African and international communities both locally and abroad. In addition, she participated with Sheriff Ed Gonzales transition committee regarding community relations to bridge the gap with communities in Harris County. Ms. Linda is familiar with projects that promote the exchange of best practices for the international community. Under WeLead, an organization that focuses on community building in Africa through cultural awareness and involvement of youth and women allowed her to create a platform for international exchange supporting trade and the exchange of best practices. Her public relations experience has allowed her to gain knowledge regarding relationship building with key partners and become comfortable with managing special events. In the past, she facilitated key partnerships as an independent consultant for the Nigeria Content Investment Forum held during the well-known Offshore Technology Conference week in Houston, Texas. The work entailed managing the project from start to finish and establishing an effective system to support efforts for international trade. In addition, she has worked to support the financial infrastructure of corporate organizations. Possessing more than 10 years of experience of working in diverse financial and accounting positions. The key competencies include, but are not limited to, maintaining financial records, bank reconciliations, managing budgets and financial analysis. She has gained an understanding of accounting software and effective in explaining complex information in a comprehensible manner. Linda’s passion and love for the African and international community inspired her to seek for an avenue to create opportunities for future leadership. Consequently, she is the founder and co-director of WeLead, an organization developed to empower young people and women for future leadership. As a community advocate for the African community, she has also become a community leader representing the Nigerian community in Houston. Because of Linda’s hard work and professional acumen, she was featured in the eighth edition of Who’s Who in Black Houston.
29:09
April 27, 2022
Celebrating Black Joy w/ Black Joy Parade CEO & Founder, Elisha Greenwell
Celebrating Black Joy w/ Black Joy Parade CEO & Founder, Elisha Greenwell
Today, we discuss why community events are necessary within the Black Community and how Elisha baked up the concept and created the Black Joy Parade in Oakland, ca. Listen to Elisha's inspiring story as she proves anything is possible when you set your goals, assemble a dynamic team,  and your intentions are pure.  https://www.blackjoyparade.org/
20:14
April 27, 2022
Breaking Chains w/ Author & Singer Guest, Deborah Ware (Girl Get Up!)
Breaking Chains w/ Author & Singer Guest, Deborah Ware (Girl Get Up!)
Today we are talking with the beautiful Deborah Ware as she explains how age ain't nothing but a number and get inspired to get up and do all the things you have ever wanted to do. Breaking chains starts today.  Meet 13th and Joan author Deborah Ware. Born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, Deborah is a mother of three sons, a grandmother of 8 , and wife to retired army Sergeant John Ware. Deborah is a fifth-grade English Language Arts teacher in Gwinnett County who is a natural at creating stories and songs. This is demonstrated in her first book, “Breaking Chains.” Aside from being a teacher and author, Deborah is a singer/songwriter, inspirational encourager, and believer that beauty is not only on the outside but also on the inside. Deborah loves to dream and use her dreams to inspire others who struggle with self-confidence. Her goal is to encourage older women to believe in themselves and to pursue their dreams, while recognizing the fact that, with age, life is not over; instead, it's more vibrant and just beginning! To learn more about Deborah, follow her on all social media;  @iamtherealdeborahware and on her official website www.iamtherealdeborahware.com
23:05
April 16, 2022
Protect Black Women. Was Will Smith Wrong Or Nah?
Protect Black Women. Was Will Smith Wrong Or Nah?
Protect Black Women! I guess the Oscar's ain't so WHITE after all. Well, there's a thin line when it comes to joking about a person's loved one. Y'all remember when you were a kid, and if a roasting session turned into talking about "ya ma"....whew chile those were fighting words. I will clarify we DON'T promote violence on our platform. But listen here, there does come a time when you have to protect your family at all costs, and most importantly your Queen. We're chatting about the Will Smith slap that was put on Chris Rock tonight. Will and Jada have been the joke in the media since the whole "entanglement" situation, but disrespecting someone's spouse is never acceptable. Especially since Jada is struggling with health issues. Yes we know it's comedy, but Chris really should have chosen another joke. That wasn't cool, but I guess Will is letting it be known y'all betta quit trying him and try Jesus! On a positive note, hats off to Will for protecting the black actresses that brought "King Richard" to life. Stand up for yourself, and demand your worth is what the amazing and talented Aujune Ellis did for her role in this film. Congrats sis, we're here for it all!
25:27
March 28, 2022
Telling OUR Story!
Telling OUR Story!
We are going to be Authors soon! Today we are having an intimate chat on where we’ve been and where we are going!
23:12
March 25, 2022
Ida B. Wells, Woman of Impact w/ Author and Public Historian who has done work around her great-grandmother Ida B. Wells.,Michelle Duster
Ida B. Wells, Woman of Impact w/ Author and Public Historian who has done work around her great-grandmother Ida B. Wells.,Michelle Duster
This Women's History Month, we are learning more about the life and legacy of Ida B. Wells with her great-granddaughter, Michelle Duster. We discuss how Black Women must be active politically to continue change and continue increasing our wealth.  Bios and Awards Michelle Duster has worked for over 30 years in various mediums to highlight the positive contributions of women and African Americans to the United States. She has written, edited or contributed to numerous articles and over a dozen books, plus worked on monuments, markers, murals, statues, documentary films, and film festivals -- all to tell stories that have frequently been omitted, skewed or marginalized. She is determined to help current and future generations be exposed to and inspired by more inclusive and truthful representation. Her most recent books about her great-grandmother Ida B. Wells are the picture book, Ida B. Wells, Voice of Truth and the adult book Ida B. the Queen. She also co-edited the anthologies Impact: Personal Portraits of Activism and Michelle Obama’s Impact on African American Women and Girls. Michelle Duster is an author, professor, public historian, and champion of racial and gender equity. She has written, edited, or contributed to over a dozen books.  Her most recent is the picture book, Ida B. Wells, Voice of Truth (January 4, 2022) which followed Ida B the Queen: The Extraordinary Life and Legacy of Ida B. Wells - released in January 2021. She also co-wrote the popular children’s history book, Tate and His Historic Dream; co-edited Impact: Personal Portraits of Activism; Shifts: An Anthology of Women’s Growth Through Change; Michelle Obama’s Impact on African American Women and Girls; and edited two books that include the writings of her paternal great-grandmother, Ida B. Wells. She has written articles for Ms. Magazine, TIME, Essence, HuffPost, Teen Vogue, People, Glamour, Daily Beast, and the North Star. She has appeared on MSNBC, CNN, WTTW, CBS & CW as well as numerous radio shows. Her advocacy has led to street names, monuments, historical markers, murals, statues, and other public history projects that highlight women and African Americans, including Wells. She is working on several other projects that celebrate trailblazers, including the picture book, You Dared which will be published in 2024.
22:01
March 18, 2022
Self Love w/ Self Love Box Founder, Drena B
Self Love w/ Self Love Box Founder, Drena B
Today we are talking about self-love with Drena B as she gives words of wisdom and shares a particular affirmation with us today. The self-love box is not only for women but for men as well. Life happens, and we will get distracted, but it is crucial to show ourselves love and grace.  Drena B is a Woman of God, Mother, Life Coach, and Entrepreneur. Drena has been an entrepreneur for 8 years now. In her 8 years of entrepreneurship and networking with thousands of people, Drena identified the common lack that many people have, and that’s Self Love.  Drena has a passion for motivating others and seeing them prevail through life challenges. Drena has achieved many accomplishments by far but her greatest accomplishment to date is The Self Love Box and her ebook download The Self Love Guide to Living a Happy, Abundant, and Successful Life. https://www.yourselflovebox.com/
25:32
March 16, 2022
Plant-Based Life w/ Lifestyle Influencer, Tamika Price
Plant-Based Life w/ Lifestyle Influencer, Tamika Price
Today we are discussing all things health as Tamika Price shares her journey to leading a Vegan lifestyle and how her health tremendously improved. Tamika will also dispel all myths about black people living a plant-based life. We are also discussing how we fast for days at a time for spiritual clarity and listen to the signs your body tells you as you start to put food back into your body; all plant-based foods don't work for everyone's stomach.  https://www.plantbasedtamika.com/
45:30
March 13, 2022
Keys To Home Ownership w/ Realtor and Top Producing Agent, Felicia Duncan
Keys To Home Ownership w/ Realtor and Top Producing Agent, Felicia Duncan
Today we are talking with one of the  Bay Area's top-selling realtors as she teaches us how to "Get Our House In Order" and level up to homeownership.  Felicia Duncan,  MBA-educated top-producing Realtor, public speaker, educator, and author, was born in Oakland, CA, and continues to live and serve her hometown. She earned her B.A. in Human Resources and an M.B.A in Leadership and Development from Holy Names University. Felicia brings her clients a wealth of expertise on buying and selling in a fast-changing, highly volatile, and desirable market. For her, the work starts close to home. She takes her fiduciary responsibilities so earnestly that she advises community members on critical issues long before a property transaction is on the horizon. Felicia organizes panel discussions called "Getting Your House in Order" as a free service. "No one should face harm, upset or unnecessary loss because they were not prepared for the inevitable." In meeting with the public on matters of the gravest consequences –their finances, faith, will, and trusts– she provided calm guidance and vetted information. This contribution exemplifies her commitment to community well-being. Author of the soon-to-be-published "Get Your House in Order" (Winter 2021) and creator of the "So You Want to be a Realtor" teaching series, Felicia also volunteers with her local church and is an active member of the Oakland Berkeley Association of REALTORS® Community Foundation. She is also the proud mom of a young adult daughter in the tech industry. felicia@feliciaduncan.com | http://feliciaduncan.com/
33:38
March 10, 2022
Life In Law w/ Founding Attorney of Simmons Law, Tiffany M Simmons AKA The Plugs Lawyer
Life In Law w/ Founding Attorney of Simmons Law, Tiffany M Simmons AKA The Plugs Lawyer
Stats from the  American Bar Association reported that Black attorneys make up roughly 4.7% of all lawyers—a small dip from 2011, and the population is even smaller for Black female attorneys (less than 2%). Representation matters! Listen in to our girl chat, with attorney, author, and actor, Tiffany M.Simmons. Grand Rapids, Michigan bred and rooted in the ATL, since graduating from FAMU. This brains and beauty who’s also my cousin, gives us some insight about her life as “The Plugs Lawyer”, and how her imperfect journey has watered her passion for serving and protecting others. Promoting ‘Pretty Girls Read’ as a lifestyle, Tiffany hopes her achievements inspire younger girls to view education as a form of beauty, while keeping it classy and cute. Tiffany has been featured in @rollingstone, @sheenmagazine @blacknews to name a few. Check her out @officialsimmonslaw, @theplugslawyer. If you want a little entertainment go subscribe to her Youtube channel to check out her latest project, “Hood Court ATL”. www.theplugslawyer.com
35:06
March 04, 2022
Money Talks w/ Paychecks & Balances Founder, Rich Jones
Money Talks w/ Paychecks & Balances Founder, Rich Jones
In this episode, we talk about money with Rich Jones, our inaugural first male guest! Rich shares his personal experiences and how he turned his tribulation into TRIUMPH and a successful business, inspiring Millenials and Gen Y's to make good money and wise career decisions.  Rich is the host of The Mental Wealth Show and owner of Paychecks & Balances, a multimedia platform dedicated to helping ambitious professionals achieve their personal, career, and financial goals. He's also a master's track and field athlete competing around the country in the long jump. https://paychecksandbalances.com/ Social Media @richjones
47:27
February 26, 2022
Creating A Black Wall Street in Oakland w/ Guest Cathy Adams, Founder/ Owner of CDA Consulting & President & CEO of OAACC
Creating A Black Wall Street in Oakland w/ Guest Cathy Adams, Founder/ Owner of CDA Consulting & President & CEO of OAACC
Today, we discuss how Black Businesses can thrive in an economy post covid and how we can take lessons from the greats that did it before us and create a thriving Black Wall Street in Oakland, CA. We also get into how important it is to mentor and pull the people behind us as we have to do this as a community. No opportunity is ever too small; that could be your perfect networking opportunity to take your business to the next level!
43:41
February 24, 2022
Authentically You: Black Women In The Workplace w / HR Professional Guest, Corporate Curly (Nkechi Iloka)
Authentically You: Black Women In The Workplace w / HR Professional Guest, Corporate Curly (Nkechi Iloka)
We discuss the fine line between maintaining a professional look and bringing your authentic self into the workplace. The Crown Act is necessary for all 50 states to protect black men and women while rocking their natural hair without being racially targeted.  NKECHI, CORPORATE CURLY HR LEADER & NATURAL HAIR & WORKWEAR BLOGGER My name is Nkechi. I am an HR professional pushing the bounds on corporate fashion and hairstyles. My blog Corporate Curly focuses on sharing unconventional workwear fashion for the office while displaying natural hairstyles for the professional work setting. My purpose through blogging is to ultimately share what I’ve learned throughout my career path with other women striving to progress and find themselves within their professional journey and corporate ride! CONNECT WITH NKECHI: WEBSITE www.hello@corporatecurly.org
33:36
February 23, 2022
How to Negotiate and Secure The Bag w/ Founder of Creative Consultancy, Erica Sewell
How to Negotiate and Secure The Bag w/ Founder of Creative Consultancy, Erica Sewell
Today, we discuss how to secure the bag and know your worth before you accept that job offer. Erica Sewell shares the things Black Women should do before applying to that role through her lens as an HR Leader.  Erica Sewell is a Talent Leader and Founder of creative consultancy, Escape Artist. Her experience started in the global fashion industry, from working as Head Designer of Isaac Mizrahi’s Target line, to leading programs at The Cape Town Fashion Council, including Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in South Africa. Her design work also included labels such as Armani Exchange, Calvin Klein, and Ralph Lauren, and she’s been in the administration of higher education institutions such as Parsons The New School for Design, The Art Institute, and FIT, where she coached students and career changers on attaining creative opportunities and negotiating. Sewell currently leads inclusion talent acquisition efforts for Netflix’s Outreach & Engagement team, where she focuses on engaging underrepresented creatives across writing, art, and story for film, series, and animation. Prior to Netflix, she recruited and developed creative talent for CBS Interactive’s portfolio of 30+ digital brands across multiple lifestyle categories, and did the same for Williams-Sonoma Inc., Ann Taylor/ LOFT, and Adecco Creative. Other notable projects include founding the book deal-turned-career-development program, CreativeTypes, as well as creative consulting for artists/filmmakers, Bradford Young and Leslie Hewitt on Untitled Structures. Sewell holds an MA from The New School for Social Research, a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University, and research credits from the Democracy and Diversity Institute for Graduate Studies at the University of Cape Town. Her work and collaborations have been featured in Elle South Africa, Vogue Magazine, The New York Times, and ArtForum.
43:30
February 22, 2022
The State of Black Women Pt.1 | Career Crisis Help w/ Her Career Doctor, Dr. Tega
The State of Black Women Pt.1 | Career Crisis Help w/ Her Career Doctor, Dr. Tega
Today, we discuss the barriers Black Women face on the job and how to strategize an exit plan from a workplace that is no longer serving you. Dr. Tega will talk us through the red flags and thought process of making a career move/change successfully and start living a happy, whole, and healthy professional life.  Dr. Tega Edwin is an award-winning career development researcher, educator, and speaker. She's the owner of Her Career Doctor, where she helps women who are unhappy at work get clear about who they are to find a fulfilling career and job search with confidence. Before starting her company, she worked as a career counselor for one of the largest career services centers in the nation. In addition to her work as a career counselor, Dr. Edwin currently uses her Ph.D. in Counselor Education as a professor to train future counselors in a large research university. Dr. Edwin is a licensed professional counselor, a nationally certified counselor, and a certified salary negotiation facilitator. Dr. Edwin has been able to use her training and 7+ years of experience to: Speak at national career development conferences Publish articles in national career development journals and magazines Develop her unique Flipped Triangle Model for Career Decision Making Live on purpose in a career path that she's thrived in for over seven years www.hercareerdoctor.com
26:45
February 20, 2022
Happy National Caregivers Day!
Happy National Caregivers Day!
Today we honor all of the Caregivers that sacrifice their time to put forth the blessing of showing care, patience, and empathy for those in need. In this episode, we share our personal experience of being a Caregiver and give tips on how to remain in good spirits while caring for a loved one or patient.  Happy National Caregiver Day!!!
24:33
February 18, 2022
Love, Dating & Intimacy w/ LMFT Fellana Randall (Owner of Randall Obsidian Psychotherapy Services)
Love, Dating & Intimacy w/ LMFT Fellana Randall (Owner of Randall Obsidian Psychotherapy Services)
This is a Galentine's Day special, talking about all things Love & Intimacy. What does our expert feel about online dating? Do confident, powerful, and ambitious women have difficulty finding love? Listen to this lovely episode to find out! 
59:11
February 13, 2022
Why Doulas Are So Important To The Black Birthing Experience w/Jessica Easter, CD(DONA)
Why Doulas Are So Important To The Black Birthing Experience w/Jessica Easter, CD(DONA)
Jessica Easter will educate us on the process of obtaining Doula services while pregnant, as well as the steps it will take to become a Doula if interested.  Jessica received a professional birth doula certification through DONA International. She has been nominated and listed among the Marquis Who’s Who in America, a founding member of the National Black Doulas Association, and is also a certified Placenta Specialist. Jessica obtained a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from a university in southern Arkansas where she was born and raised. She now resides in middle Tennessee with her family.  www.AboundingGraceBirth.com  Instagram @AboundingGraceBirth
16:41
February 10, 2022
Telling Stories Of The Soul w/ Guest Ardre Orie
Telling Stories Of The Soul w/ Guest Ardre Orie
Ardre Orie shares her story on how she turned her PAIN into PURPOSE and founded her book publishing company, 13th & Joan Publishing. She also gives words of wisdom to anyone who wants to start a business. Orie has written for a host of clients including VH1, MTV, WETV, BRAVO, OWN, BET, CENTRIC, YouTube, Grammy Award-winning artists, as well as the NBA, NFL, a host of clients in the entertainment industry as well as a bevy of entrepreneurs and everyday heroes.
38:36
February 09, 2022
Fix Your Crown Sis, All Things Natural Hair w/ Valonne Smith(Owner of Natural-do Salon)
Fix Your Crown Sis, All Things Natural Hair w/ Valonne Smith(Owner of Natural-do Salon)
VALONNE SMITH Natural Do, Founder & CEO ABOUT ME Valonne travels across the country speaking at hair shows, schools and many private organizations expressing the importance of wearing hair naturally for healthy hair growth. Recently, she has been a guest lecturer at the World's Largest Taliah Waajid Natural Hair Show and at Bronner Brother's Hair Show. She has 20 years of experience in business, notably in the biotech, science, and radio industries. Her extensive business experience enabled her to succeed in establishing Natural Do Hair Salon as one of the top 30 hair salons by Essence Magazine and the #1 rated Natural Hair Salon in California's Central Valley. Natural Do offers salon services and hair care products tailored to kinky, curly, and wavy hair textures. Valonne is widely celebrated for her dedication, drive and contribution to the natural hair industry. Her mission is simple: to empower Curlfriends to accept and love their hair the way it is and to offer education about how to properly care for natural hair to always get positive results. facebook.com/naturaldo  Natural Do Hair Salon, 339 E. Weber Ave., Stockton, CA 95202.
35:17
February 07, 2022
Remote Learning, Setback Or Set-Up? (OUSD Teacher & 7-Year-Old Student Share Thoughts)
Remote Learning, Setback Or Set-Up? (OUSD Teacher & 7-Year-Old Student Share Thoughts)
Will remote learning cause an even bigger educational gap for our black and brown students? Also, we will find out tips on how to be proactive and get into the mind of a 7-year-old and hear all about their zoom classroom experience. 
42:49
January 17, 2022
My Morning Routine
My Morning Routine
I do not check my phone first thing in the morning, I pray!
11:49
January 06, 2022
Microaggressions!
Microaggressions!
What are the worst microaggressions you've heard? 
26:27
January 06, 2022
Vision Boarding (couples vision boards, business partner vision boards, personal vision boards, etc)
Vision Boarding (couples vision boards, business partner vision boards, personal vision boards, etc)
Today we are discussing our vision boarding process and how you will need to be in the right state of mind before you start to pen and or glue down things onto your board. After all, this isn't just a board we are creating, this is the life we are planning out. 
21:02
January 06, 2022
Friendships. Sisterhood. To keep, or to not keep?
Friendships. Sisterhood. To keep, or to not keep?
We are discussing sisterhood and friendships. Do you know how to be a friend? #squadgoals
29:33
January 06, 2022
Thriving Job Market and What Does That Mean For Black Women
Thriving Job Market and What Does That Mean For Black Women
During the pandemic Black Women were hit hard due to job loss, leaving to become caregivers, and to take care of the home. The tables are shifting and companies are searching high and low for talent. The silver lining is, this is an employee's market, and now is the time to execute and get what you are worth.  DEI is the goal, right?
16:48
January 05, 2022
37 Day Cleanse & Achieving HEALTH, WEALTH, and HAPPINESS in 2022
37 Day Cleanse & Achieving HEALTH, WEALTH, and HAPPINESS in 2022
What are you doing to achieve HEALTH, WEALTH, and HAPPINESS in 2022? In this segment, we are talking about the power of manifestation and how you can maintain a purposeful life. 
22:33
January 04, 2022
Invisible Women Podcast Intro
Invisible Women Podcast Intro
Talk about all things women of color, with queens, host, Melody, and Monica. 
01:24
December 28, 2021