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Imagine doing all the things to become an anesthesiologist to be told by a patient they did not want a Black doctor? Dr. Christen Behzadi, a board-certified anesthesiologist and founder of InternationalIntercultural, didn’t have to imagine this as she lived it. Thanks to a colleague confronting the…

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After losing her mom, Ashley Johnson, mother or 2, a personal trainer and owner of BE U Fitness, suffered with depression. After also gaining over 300 pounds, Ashley made the decision to “love herself” and started her journey to a healthier lifestyle. Check out our conversation in this week’s epis…

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Welcome to Season 2 & Happy New Year! In this week’s episode, Joy and I talk about how she invests in others, her experience on OWN's Ready to Love, a dream deferred yet not dead, the loss of her sister and what she’s “Ready 2…” in 2021. Listen to hear more.

Joy M. Hutton is a native of Chicago…

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It’s a New Year and for many that signals time for a change. Whether you’re burned out, exhausted, ready for something new, this week’s #intimateconversation is for YOU! Check out the 1st episode of 2022 and season 3 with Jocquice “Jae”Spikes, a Career & Business Coach, as she breaks down the thre…

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If nothing else, this week’s guest, Al Jones, a service-disabled veteran, personal finance author, game developer and African American/Black male who had bad credit and achieved the perfect FICO score 8 credit rating of 850, wants you to know 1. You’re not alone 2. You CAN and 3. Keep it simple! C…

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In this world, for women of color and Black women, we are faced with so much. Was that a micro-aggression? Did you mean harm when you complimented me? What did you intend by singling me out? Naomi Samuel, a Management PhD Student at the University of Texas at Arlington who id passionate about st…

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As a child, Sandy Vo, a meditation teacher devoted to revolutionizing modern living by introducing a new level of functionality and serving more conscious leaders on their journey of Self-Realization, was who she thought others wanted her to be. Fast forward to surviving trauma and when she was a c…

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Check out Meka Urriola-Hunt, President of LEAGUE at AT&T Georgia, as she shares her passion for working with LGBTQ+ youth. Her message to youth, “You’re not alone.” To us, “Try something new.”


Resource(s):

Covenant House Georgia: https://covenanthousega.org/

HRC Atlanta: https://hrcatlanta…

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#TBT to Pride Month 2020 ~ “All Black Lives Matter which include Black Trans Lives Matter” with Michelle Brown, She/Her/Hers. Michelleis a Public Speaker, Author, Activist, Radio Host of Collections by Michelle Brown-Blog Radio.

Michelle Brown found her voice in her teens and uses it to open conv…

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IIn this week’s episode, I flipped the script my Sister Friend Monique Evans, an EquipFin Transaction Coordinator in Commercial Banking Operations at Wells Fargo & Company, who answered “What’s the T?”. Instead of my normal Q&A style, I tossed out topics and Monique weighed in. We talked Dating to…

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What are YOU doing with what you’ve been given? Are you hiding it? Clutching onto it? Or like in the Bible, doing nothing with it? Check out this week’s episode with “Real Talk” Tasha Randle, “equips professionals with clarity, confidence, and the action plan to boldly pursue and get the things th…

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Being raised by parent born in Cuba, her mom is mulata and her father is Black, Josy Laza Gallagher, MA, (she,her,hers,ella), Global Inclusion Consultant & Executive Coach, Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement(HACE) Board Member, Former President, Madrinas, is who she is. “I am not one or the o…

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Growing up, people tried to put Yvette in a box. She made the decision if she could not check Black and Latina (Hispanic/Latino), she wouldn’t check anything. Learn how Yvette does not let people box her in and how she celebrates her heritage in this week’s episode.

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As we kick off our Hispanic Heritage Month Special Edition of ICW, we learn how Texas born Anna pays homage to those who came before her which fuels her to pour into those who are here. Listen as Anna talks about how she celebrates HHM and, her commitment to and investments in, all Women of Color.

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“Wait on or create your own platform” is one thing artist Linda Simien Kelly wanted to leave the ICW audience with. We have a choice as to what we do with our lives. We can wait on others to decide for us or like Linda, we can plan our path, and make it happen for ourselves. Check out this week’s…

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What do you bring to the table? What do you do well? What makes you YOU? Getting clear about these and strategizing on how to communicate this to yourself and to others is how you “Articulate Your Value” which leads to having more… Check out this week’s episode to learn about how to do this and …

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We’ve heard of Work Life Balance and recently Work Life Integration. Have you heard of Work Life Harmony? Tareka Wheeler, PMP, CEO, T. Wheeler Strategic Solutions, LLC, Career & Mindset Strategist, shares how like stocks, we are a “diversified investment” and must diversify how we expend our ener…

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Music. Dance. Two ways we connect with self, skin, body, and movement. Dr. J., founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Alchemist Agency, a management and leadership development consulting firm focused on building the capacity of purpose driven organizations, corporations, and executives, and I…

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Sometimes one journey ends so another could begin which is exactly what happened when Samieh Franklin, project manager, volunteer, and wealth builder, left corporate America. Samieh paused for a few months then launched two organizations, profit and non-profit, to invest in a community she knows i…

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In this week’s #TBT, Jannie Fernandez, Director, K-12 Alliance & TECHNOLOchicas, National Center for Women & IT, promotes La Familia in her message to “Find something you’re passionate about and, instead of doing it alone, join in.” Listen as she shares more about how to passionately impact your co…

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Aug. 15, 2021

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Aug. 15, 2021

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This week’s guest, Alecia “Fashionista” Grant, and I talked about authenticity and “just being you”. Alecia stated, “if this is who you are, embrace it.” Check out the episode for more.
This week’s Guest is Alecia Grant.
ALECIA GRANT LIVES, BREATHES AND SHARES HER EXPERIENCES AS A STYLE/BEAUTY …

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Ever wonder what it takes to be successful? Want to achieve a dream and not sure how to get started? Have an idea for a business and not quite sure what next steps are? Check out this week’s episode as Dom (Dominique) Jones, a Huntington Beach community leader, small business owner and coach who…

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