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It's Your Life!

It's Your Life!

By Sade Ayinde
In the It's Your Life podcast, I speak to #millennials like myself, young people are still figuring out their lives while also obsessively planning next steps. I interview other millennials and indulge in our captivating stories. Tune in now!
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The Lives We Lead: Your Corporate Black Girl Founder, Funke!
YCBG: Your  Corporate Black Girl was an idea that stemmed from many Black women's  experience transitioning into the corporate world. It is difficult not  seeing enough Black women. We exist, bringing diversity and our Black  Girl Magic, but we are not recognized as much.  It's like we're  invisible sheroes making it happen. This platform was created to embrace  Black women in professional spaces and to allow other Black women to  share their professional experiences in a raw and authentic way. Funke: Founder  of Your Corporate Black Girl Inc & and Your Corporate Black Girl  Brand. Alumna of the University of Maryland, College Park. A DMV native,  currently in the public sector field, that enjoys conversations about  black life in the professional environment.
June 10, 2020
The Lives We Live: Kayla Nedza on Being Choosy with your Time and Holistic Ways to Slay Stress
Kayla Nedza is a certified International Health Coach and Holistic Nutritionist who is dedicated to helping high performing women create lasting calm with food, movement, and lifestyle through her company, Women Creating Calm. She hosts the Wellness Glow Up Podcast, a weekly show devoted to helping women of color become their healthiest selves by providing the tools and knowledge to be their own health advocates. When she’s not researching, coaching, and interviewing health professionals, you’ll find her weight lifting, twerking around her kitchen, or watching Grey’s Anatomy. As part of a special offer, Kayla is offering a $200 over the of her Women Creating Calm E-course and group coaching program, when registering use the coupon code: YOURLIFE200 when joining.
October 1, 2019
The Lives We Live: Richie Crowley and the Wellness Ride - How One Man Rode over 2,000 miles and Delivered 2133 vegan Meals to Communities
The Wellness Ride rider Richie Crowley begins his cross-country bike journey in Boston on July 20th and arrives in LA on October 12th. He partnered with @Veestro to deliver over 2100 plant-based meals for the hungry. Follow his journey on instagram @rickieticklez! The Wellness Ride, which is an 85 Day Athletic Art Installation designed raise meals for the hungry and educate on the accessibility of  wellness, encouraging individuals to invest in their own wellness.
September 24, 2019
Season 3 - Where Have I Been?
Hey There! Just some brief updates!
September 1, 2019
Millennial Mindset SEASON FINALE: Gabi Kim Huesca Co-founder of Women of Color Bookclub DC
Gabi co-founded the Women of Color Book Club DC with her friends Madhvi and Ameesha in July 2017 with the intention to gather like-minded women in the DC area and support women of color authors. With over 20 women of color members, the book club meets once a month to discuss books written by women of color authors. Gabi hopes to grow the book club and regularly facilitate conversations with women of color authors, and ultimately impact the publishing industry and literary canon.
February 5, 2019
Millennial Mindset Series: Kirk Morris - Account Manager @ Facebook and Globe Trotter
Kirk Morris was born and raised in Maryland and graduated from the University of Maryland in 2017 with a degree in Marketing. Kirk is an Account Manager at Facebook in Austin, Texas. Since graduating college and starting his career at Facebook, Kirk has been focused on strengthening key skills for his career, building community, and learning more about himself and the environment around him. Kirk joins me shortly after his most recent adventure from around the world in Rio de Janiero, Brazil. 
January 22, 2019
Millennial Mindset Series: Taylor Trombley, Creator of The Minimalist Map
Kick off the new year with a minimalist approach! Latest episode of It's Your Life, and the premier of the new season series "Millennial Mindset" I sit down with millennials who are doing some cool work and just figuring it out along the way. Cultural exchange is a part of her life now whether it takes the form of traveling, languages, or teaching English (her three passions). With an 'anyone can succeed' attitude, Taylor is currently in charge of her own blog, The Minimalist Map. Both a play on her love of travel and a guide on how to live with less stress. Her expertise covers not just physical decluttering but also mental and emotional; all equal parts of a whole.
January 8, 2019
Millennial Mindset Series: Yami Payano - Founder of CCON, Financial Engineer at Fannie Mae
Born in New York - raised in Dominican Republic, Yami Payano was raised in a bilingual household with a strong Dominican culture. She is a 2018 graduate of American University were she majored in economics and mathematics with a minor in Chinese. As a Boren Scholar, She lived in Beijing, China for 1 year. Her life goals include being a bad ass, getting a PhD and conquering life one step at a time
December 11, 2018
Millennial Mindset Series: Baltazar Hernández - Bi-cultural Millennial and Polyglot
Latest episode of It's Your Life, and the premier of the new season series "Millennial Mindset" I sit down with millennials who are doing some cool work and just figuring it out along the way. Baltazar is a young Mexican-American from Chandler, AZ. Who recently graduated in 2016 from the Arizona State University with a degree in public policy. When he’s not at work or practicing his Russian, he is a part time student earning a certificate in business analytics.
November 20, 2018
Millennial Mindset Series: Wangui Mbuguiro - Johns Hopkins Bio-E Doctoral Student
Latest episode of It's Your Life, and the premier of the new season series "Millennial Mindset" I sit down with millennials who are doing some cool work and just figuring it out along the way. Wangui is a PhD student in the Biomedical Engineering Program at Johns Hopkins University. Her research and passions center on engineering tools to better understand and treat women’s health disorders like endometriosis and fibroids.
November 6, 2018
Millennial Mindset Series: Darshan Mahabare - Founder of KicktoChange
Latest episode of It's Your Life, and the premier of the new season series "Millennial Mindset" I sit down with millennials who are doing some cool work and just figuring it out along the way. Darshan is a founder of KicktoChange a health focused, non-profit that empowers communities in Asia through health and sanitation kits. Follow @KicktoChange on IG and Twitter and
October 23, 2018
That's a Wrap! (For This Season!)
Latest episode of It's Your Life!
July 27, 2018
Post-Grad Blues: Why Do I Feel This Way?
In the latest podcast of It's Your Life, I talk about post-graduation depression and blues. More often, than we would like to admit, graduation leaves some of us seeking more and down for some time before we can even acknowledge what's happening.
June 25, 2018
Two Minute Tuesday: Don't Forget to Dream
We all know you have big dreams, don't forget about your destination while on the journey!
June 12, 2018
Don't Get Comfortable! When We Leave Fear at the Doorstep
We all know Cardi B made this line the most famous, but what exactly does it mean when we step out of our comfort zones?
May 28, 2018
Solo Travelling II: Couchsurfing, Language differences, and Thai Shawarma with the Travel Budgetnista Gessica Fleurival!
In this episode, I chat with Gessica - The Travel Budgetnista about travel tips and solo travel as black women. We traveled to Bangkok together and share some good tales! Suscribe, share and leave feedback!
May 16, 2018
Traveling Solo: How do I do it? Money? Time? Is it Worth it?
Live from Germany: On this episode, I discuss how to travel solo as a young woman, taking risks, tips I learned along the way and major lessons learned from being alone! #girlswhotravel #solofemaletraveler
April 30, 2018
Episode 2: Bringing Your Boldest Self
What exactly does it mean to bring your boldest self? How do we still remember to remain authentic in all dimensions of life? A podcast by Sade Ayinde
April 30, 2018
It's Your Life: Lessons from 9th and 7th grade, Black Girl Magic and Beyond
In this podcast episode, I interview my two sisters and ask them about life lessons, their own mottos, and what does Black Girl Magic mean to them?
April 2, 2018