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WiiLD Courageous Conversations

WiiLD Courageous Conversations

By Shawna and Kim
This podcast is for women invested in leadership development (WiiLD). WiiLD's mission is to grow and develop women in leadership, who will impact the world for Christ.

Our vision is for women who are wild about pursuing purpose with a passion to develop and maximize their personal, professional and spiritual lives.
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Ep 12 | Wiild Mental Health Series |- Sleep, Diet, and Exercise VS. Your Mental Health
On this episode of #CourageousConversations, Dr. Kim Alexander and Lady Shawna Watley sit down with Wellness Expert Christopher Sims to  discuss the importance of sleep, diet and exercise when managing your mental health.   In Partnership with Otsuka in celebration of Mental Health Awareness.   To learn more about The Wiild Group and our a community of women intentional about spiritual growth, awareness and advancement visit our website.  https://www.wiildgroup.com/
44:49
May 13, 2021
Ep 11 | Wiild Mental Health Series | Maintaining Thriving Relationships While Surviving Covid 19
On this episode of #CourageousConversations, Dr. Kim Alexander and Lady Shawna Watley sit down with Tiffany White-Welchen and Freda Lester to discuss Covid 19’s effect on mental health and how to maintain relationships during a pandemic. In Partnership with Otsuka in celebration of Mental Health Awareness. To learn more about The Wiild Group and our a community of women intentional about spiritual growth, awareness and advancement visit our website. https://www.wiildgroup.com/
52:25
May 11, 2021
Ep 10 | Wiild Mental Health Series | Fighting for social justice and combating racial trauma with Mary Francis Winter
On this episode of #CourageousConversations, Dr. Kim Alexander and Lady Shawna Watley sit down with Mary-Francis Winter to discuss the fight for social justice and tools to combat racial trauma.  Mary-Frances Winters, founder and CEO of The Winters Group, Inc., a  global organization development and diversity and inclusion consulting firm with over 37 years of experience, truly believes that diversity and inclusion work is her “passion and calling.” In Partnership with Otsuka in celebration of Mental Health Awareness. To learn more about The Wiild Group and our a community of women intentional about spiritual growth, awareness and advancement visit our website. https://www.wiildgroup.com/
52:03
May 6, 2021
Ep 9 | Wiild Mental Health Series | Policy and Advocacy with Tammy Boyd and Ashley Duffy
On this episode of #CourageousConversations, Dr. Kim Alexander and Lady Shawna Watley sit down with Tammy Boyd and Ashley Duffy to discuss politics, advocacy, and the future of black leader in America.
57:37
May 5, 2021
Ep 8 | Molly Ryan and Prioritizing Mental Wellness
Please join us for a courageous conversation on mental wellness and insights on what we as women need to do in prioritizing our mental health.
16:27
February 26, 2021
Ep 7 | Caren Howard and Mental Health During Challenging Times
Join us for a much needed conversation regarding mental health during a tough season.  
01:01:46
August 5, 2020
Ep 6 | Dr. Brenda Salter McNeil and the "Roadmap To Reconciliation" During This Challenging and Historic Period
Join us for an amazing conversation with Dr. Brenda Salter McNeil on reconciliation as she shares with us what we need to do to move forward during this challenging and historic period.  Dr. Salter McNeil is an expert in the area of reconciliation whom speaks truth to power.  
39:55
July 11, 2020
Ep 5 | Nialah Edari with Chelsea Miller and "From Moment To Movement": these young activist's that educate, empower and encourage
This Courageous Conversation with two young activist will educate, empower and encourage you.  They share why its important for everyone to use your own gifts and skills to impact the new movement to ensure justice for all.  
38:39
June 16, 2020
Ep 4 | Mariko Bennett and "Bringing Her Entire Self" as a Business Owner
Listen in as Mariko shares some of the challenges and success of how to pivot your business during a pandemic. Join us for a courageous conversation that pushes you to find new ways to share your gifts and talents, to write the vision, bake some cookies and focus on self care along the way. 
55:55
June 9, 2020
Ep 3 | Bishop Claude Alexander with Pastor Matthew Watley and Helping Us Coming Out of This
You don't want to miss this engaging conversation with Bishop Claude Alexander and Pastor Matthew Watley as they discuss what we are learning during this unprecedented time. What will life look like for us, and for the church? What hidden jewels have been found in "staying in place" and what should be our next steps? 
40:01
May 28, 2020
Ep 2 | Pastor Mike McBride and "The Black Church, How Can We Have The Greatest Impact"
Please listen to this dynamic discussion with  Pastor Michael McBride (known as “Pastor Mike”).  He is a native of San Francisco and has been active in ministry for over 20 years. Pastor McBride's commitment to holistic ministry can be seen through his leadership roles in both the church and community organizations. A graduate of Duke University’s Divinity School, with a Master of Divinity with an emphasis in Ethics and Public Policy, Pastor McBride founded The Way Christian Center in West Berkeley, where he presently serves as the Lead Pastor. Regarded as a national faith leader, active in the Ferguson uprisings and many subsequent uprisings, he helps bridge, train and support millennials and religious institutions working on racial justice and black liberation. Pastor McBride has served on a number of local and national task forces with the White House and Department of Justice regarding gun violence prevention, boys and men of color and police-community relationships. In 2016 he was appointed as an Advisor on President Obama’s Faith Based Advisory Council for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. He has been a frequent contributor to the New York Times, the Washington Post, MSNBC, CNN, the Huffington Post and many other media outlets providing commentary on issues related to faith and racial justice. He is married to Cherise McBride and they have two beautiful daughters, Sarai and Nylah.
34:35
May 21, 2020
Ep 1 | Dr. Ella L. J. Bell-Smith and Reshaping the Workplace
We are thrilled to hear from Dr. Ella L. J. Bell-Smith discusses the importance of African American women being elevated in corporate American and other leadership positions. She gives excellent guidance on how to navigate the workplace,  provide leadership and when to move on to the next opportunity God has for you. 
33:18
May 15, 2020