Dec. 25, 2020

Reflections with Host Deneen L. Garrett

Reflecting on this year and pausing to pay homage to those we’ve lost. --- This episode is sponsored by · A…

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Dec. 18, 2020

“Submitting to Your Passion” with Jeniece Paige

Our final guest of 2020 Jeniece Paige, health and Wellness Life Coach and creator of Ready 4 the Dress, was reluctant to answer h…

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Dec. 11, 2020

“Giving You Butterflies” with Sandy Epps

Butterflies are reminders of where Sandra “Sandy” Epps, founder of Sandy’s Land Publishing House and Entertainment Service, has b…

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Dec. 4, 2020

“Holding Space” with Minda Harts

Holding Space is a way to recognize self. As Black women and WoC, we often spend so much time taking care of others. We neglect …

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Nov. 25, 2020

“What is My Purpose” with Erica Lynn

Learn techniques to discover your purpose with Erica Lynn, Best Selling Author, Motivational Speaker, Transformation Coach & Host…

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Nov. 20, 2020

“Deferred, Not Defeated” with LaQuana Sheppard

In this week’s episode, LaQuana Sheppard, Founder/Curator of Black Mom’s Club CT, shares how sometimes we need to allow ourselves…

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Nov. 13, 2020

“It Ain't Over” with Robin Tillotson

Robin, Chief Executive/Cultural Officer and host of the “This…I…Do…For…ME!” podcast, Tillotson started her business to remind Bla…

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Nov. 6, 2020

“Listen to Inklings” with Deneen L. Garrett, Host of ICW

When things nudge you, listen! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/deneen-l-garrett/message

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Oct. 30, 2020

“Dreams Deferred” with Lenne Cole

***The title pays homage to my sister, Danyell “Soltreu” Garrett, who transitioned on 10/24/20. It is the title of her 1st book.*…

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Oct. 23, 2020

“Look at 2020” with Simone E. Morris

Simone E. Morris, CEO, Simone Morris Enterprises LLC., has “danced with discomfort” over the years. From being behind the scenes …

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Oct. 16, 2020

“Where are you from REALLY?!” with Sheila Maloney

Being a Latina and specifically a Latina from Brazil is very important to Sheila, Public Policy Fellow, Office of Equity and Raci…

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Oct. 9, 2020

“Cubanismo” – pride for Cuba” with Josy Gallagher

Being raised by parent born in Cuba, her mom is mulata and her father is Black, Josy Laza Gallagher, MA, (she,her,hers,ella), Gl…

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Oct. 2, 2020

“I’m Black and, Latina” with Yvette Towe, Attorney

Growing up, people tried to put Yvette in a box . She made the decision if she could not check Black and Latina (Hispanic/Latino)…

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Sept. 25, 2020

“Sing to a Similar Tune” with Jannie Fernandez

In this week’s Hispanic Heritage Month episode, Jannie Fernandez , Director, K-12 Alliance & TECHNOLOchicas, National Center for …

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Sept. 18, 2020

“Don’t Forget Those Who Came Before Us” with Anna L. Garcia, HACEMOS …

As we kick off our Hispanic Heritage Month Special Edition of ICW, we learn how Texas born Anna pays homage to those who came bef…

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Sept. 11, 2020

“Who is Speaking up for Them” with Aaris Dawson, Grad Student + Scien…

Aaris Dawson, grad student and science teacher, recognizes her privilege of being in spaces and places others do not expect her t…

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Sept. 4, 2020

“YOU are the Answer” with Ber-henda Williams

Whatever the question, know you, Black girl, Woman of Color, are the answer. Everything you need is within. You are born of intui…

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Aug. 28, 2020

“We are Meant to do More ” with T.D. Minter, Licensed Professional Co…

T.D. Minter, Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC-S, LCDC-I, CHST, NCC, at Copenhagen Counseling Services, was raised by wom…

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Aug. 21, 2020

“Dodging Combination Punches” with Aria Elan, Songwriter/Singer

Life comes at us hard. Some of us are born wayyy behind the starting line. Aria, an Entertainment Attorney, Motivational Speaker,…

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Aug. 14, 2020

“Make Something Amazing Happen” with Angelique Sina

At an early age, Angelique Sina, who was born and raised in Puerto Rico, saw the value of entrepreneurship. As she progressed in …

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Aug. 7, 2020

“My Voice is the Voice that Builds Bridges” with Yusha King

Yusha King, or as she calls herself, is “The Consigliere” to leaders “: advising, coaching, and mentoring individuals, groups, te…

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July 31, 2020

“Bet on Yourself” with Chantele Gray, Owner & Operator of Pretty Girl…

Having no personal examples of successful business owners and encouraged to get a college degree, Chantele Gray bet on herself an…

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July 24, 2020

“Building a Community through Self-Care” with Shia Joyner

First comes “self-care then self-love then acceptance and ultimately a push to walk and live your purpose”. Listen as Shia Joyner…

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July 17, 2020

“Blazing Trails with Every Breath” with Toni Jones

Being one of two girls in a family of boys, Toni learned to use her voice early. As a 5th grader in a program for future teachers…

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July 10, 2020

“The Essence of Your Awesomeness” with Sonia Jackson Myles

If you looked up “illustrious career”, you’d see Sonia’s picture. Every part of Sonia’s life is in service to others. That thing …

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July 3, 2020

“Your Voice is Needed and Expected” with Crystal Lawrence, Lockheed M…

Crystal Lawrence, Project Engineer Staff for Air Mobility and Maritime Missions at Lockheed Martin, was born into a family where …

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June 26, 2020

"Pay gaps, limited leadership, and lack of representation" with Patri…

Pay gaps, limited leadership, and lack of representation are (3) reasons why Patricia is committed to advancing Latinas and other…

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June 19, 2020

"Gathering Strength from My Ancestors" with Tara King-Hughes Senior D…

As a LGBTQ+ African American woman in STEM, Tara is no stranger to being one of the “onlys”. She lets the strength of those whose…

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June 12, 2020

Real talk! with Kimberly King, Engineering Program Manager @ Texas In…

Real talk! As a Black Gay Woman, Kim has had to work hard to accomplish the things she has and is an example to others as to what…

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June 5, 2020

“All Black Lives Matter which include Black Trans Lives Matter” with …

Michelle Brown found her voice in her teens and uses it to open conversations that move towards actions. As a Black Queer Mom, sh…

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May 29, 2020

"Use Your Voice and Watch the Clouds Part" with Karen Arrington, Winn…

For the past 20 years, Karen Arrington, Founder of Miss Black USA, has been using her voice to impact thousands of women, locally…

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May 22, 2020

"How do you turn a loss into a Badass Bodacious life?" with Patrina W…

How do you turn a loss into a Badass Bodacious life? Listen as Patrina Wisdom shares how she did just that after the loss of her …

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May 15, 2020

"Passionately Navigating Intersectionality" with Kathy Martinez, Dire…

In this episode, Kathy Martinez (she/her/hers) shares how her different layers, being a WOC, a lesbian, career-focused and a lead…

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May 8, 2020

"Not Letting Negative Statistics Dictate Your Journey" with Dr. Damar…

Dr. Damary did not let being born into negative statistics dictate her journey. As the eldest of 3 girls raised in Spanish Harle…

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May 1, 2020

"Becoming SAFE through Financial Empowerment" with Kalyn Risker Fahie…

Kalyn shares her story of empowering women who like her have been victims and/or survivors of Domestic Violence into becoming SAF…

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April 24, 2020

"You’re Not Alone” with Meka Urriola-Hunt, President of LEAGUE at AT&…

Listen in as Meka shares her passion for working with LGBTQ+ youth. Her message to youth, “You’re not alone.” To us, “Try somethi…

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April 17, 2020

"This Alpha Female Does Not Ask Permission" with Kahshanna Evans, Bra…

Listen in as Kahshanna shares her journey as an Alpha Female who does not ask permission and, the importance of knowing who you a…

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April 11, 2020

"Welcome to An Intimate Conversation with Women of Color" with Deneen…

Welcome to the 1st episode of An Intimate Conversation with Women of Color. In this episode, the host, Deneen L. Garrett, shares…

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