Ep 41: A Conversation On Embracing Our Money Stories With Rebecca Walker, Feminist and Author Of WOMEN TALK MONEY: Breaking the Taboo
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by Black Women Talk Work
7M ago
Myriha is joined in conversation by writer, activist, feminist and author, Rebecca Walker. Listen as they discuss Rebecca’s latest book, WOMEN TALK MONEY: Breaking the Taboo, a beautiful and incredibly insightful collection of 29 essays by women writers, activists and more, each offering a very transparent look into their personal relationship with money, and its inevitable impact on other aspects of their lives and identity as a woman. Rebecca also dives into her own belief systems around money and how they evolved over the years growing up as the daughter of novelist, poet and activist Alice ..read more
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Ep 40: A Conversation On Writing In The Key Of Black With Jayne Allen, Author Of The Black Girls Must Die Exhausted Trilogy
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by Black Women Talk Work
1y ago
Myriha is joined in conversation by Jayne Allen, Harvard-trained attorney and engineer, and author of the Black Girls Must Die Exhausted novel trilogy. Listen as they discuss Jayne’s journey to published author, the makings of her novel protagonist Tabitha Walker, and what she hopes Black women will take away from this trilogy that has been embraced by women all over the world. To learn more about Jayne Allen: website: jayneallen.com Instagram: @jayneallenwrites Jayne’s Book Genius Book Marketing and Publishing Course Jayne's book pick: The Creation Frequency  Keep the conversation ..read more
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Ep 35: A Conversation On Making Media Equitable - How Latoya Drake, Head Of Media Representation At Google, Created A Role To Elevate Underrepresented Voices In The World Of Media And Tech
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by Black Women Talk Work
1y ago
This week’s episode features Latoya Drake, Head of Media Representation at Google. Latoya landed in the world of media after pivoting from her path to law school and quickly finding herself immersed in the world of messaging, soundbites and ultimately becoming the voice and face for global corporations.   Inspired by the quote, “I am a voice in this world and I deserve to be heard” from 90s tv show “A Different World,” Latoya has built a career elevating underrepresented voices and creating a more inclusive and equitable media ecosystem.    Listen as we discuss how Latoya identi ..read more
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Ep 34: A Conversation On Dance, Diversity And Bringing The Arts To Brooklyn - International Dance Icon Dwana Smallwood Talks The Journey To Professional Dance And Building Legacy Through The Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center
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by Black Women Talk Work
1y ago
This week’s episode features Dwana Smallwood, International Dance Icon and Founder and Executive Director of the Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center in Brooklyn, New York. Dwana spent more than a decade as the Principal Dancer of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and founded the dance program for the prestigious Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa.    Listen as we discuss her journey into the world of dance at the professional level, her perspective on race, diversity and inclusion in the dance and entertainment industry as a whole, the importance of th ..read more
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Ep 33: A Conversation On "Deeper Than Work” - Author, Podcaster and Career Coach, Dorianne St Fleur Talks Her New Book and Designing Your D.R.E.A.M. Career
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by Black Women Talk Work
1y ago
This week’s episode features Dorianne St Fleur, career and leadership coach, founder of Your Career Girl, a digital career and leadership platform for women of color, and author of her newly released book, Deeper Than Work. Dorianne spent more than 15 years in corporate as an HR and DEI Leader, working for global companies like Goldman Sacks, AT&T, and most recently, Google. Amid the pandemic, Dorianne made the decision to walk away from corporate and dedicate this next phase of her career to scaling Your Career Girl and helping other women design the career of their dreams.   Listen ..read more
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Ep 32: A Conversation On Being A Balanced Black Girl - Founder and Host Les Alfred Talks Creating The Top-Rated Health Podcast and Digital Platform Dedicated to Black Women
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by Black Women Talk Work
1y ago
This week’s episode features Les Alfred, founder and host of Balanced Black Girl, the top-rated health podcast and digital platform connecting Black women to Black women health and self-improvement experts. After entering the workforce full-time after college, Les began to notice the impact of a more sedentary lifestyle on her physical health and fitness, which led her to prioritizing wellness within her own life and planting the seeds to how she could help other Black women do the same. Listen as we discuss what building the Balanced Black Girl brand has taught Les about her own relationship ..read more
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Ep 23: A Conversation On Laughter, Lessons And Legacy - How Actress And Comedian Kim Coles Pivoted On Purpose And Is Helping Others Do The Same
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by Myriha Burce
1y ago
Today’s episode features actress, comedian, author and speaker, Kim Coles. The New York native made her TV debut on "Showtime at the Apollo" in the late 80s, went on to appear on season one of “In Living Color,” before moving on to star as Synclaire James in 90s sitcom "Living Single,” which centered the lives of six Black friends and young professionals living life in Brooklyn for five seasons. Starring alongside Queen Latifah, Kim Fields and Erika Alexander, the iconic show was pivotal in moving the needle on expanding representation of Black women on television.    Since "Living S ..read more
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Ep 22: A Conversation On Lessons Learned Working In A Pandemic - A Solo Check-In With BWTW Host, Myriha Burce
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by Black Women Talk Work
1y ago
Today’s episode is a solo one with Black Women Talk Work host, Myriha Burce.   Listen as I give a quick update on what I’ve been up to professionally, the key takeaways that the pandemic has taught us about work and what you can expect from Black Women Talk Work in the new year. Points discussed include: The case for shifting from goal setting to intention setting The limitations that the language we use can place on our careers Doing what you have to do until you can do what you want to do The importance of also prioritizing your creative and side projects during this moment  &nbs ..read more
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Ep 21: A Conversation On Being A Woman Who Leads: How Leadership Strategist and Career Coach, Dr. Julianna Hynes Studied Black Female Leaders And Then Built A Career Coaching Them To The Next Level
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by Black Women Talk Work
1y ago
Today’s episode features Dr. Julianna Hynes, Leadership Development Strategist, Career Coach and Author of the book based on her dissertation “Leading on Purpose: The Black Woman’s Guide to Shattering the Glass Ceiling"   Dr. Julianna Hynes completed her PhD in organizational psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, a path that she was inspired to pursue after being confronted with some of the harsh realities and stigmas of being a Black, single mom in the workforce after college. Dr. Hynes works with leaders at various levels throughout organizations in indu ..read more
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Ep 20: A Conversation On The Career Platform for Diverse Employees - How Dyversifi Co-Founder and CMO Dumebi Egbuna Is Using Technology To Illuminate The Minority Corporate Experience
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by Myriha Burce
1y ago
Today’s episode features Dumebi Egbuna, Co-Founder and CMO of Dyversifi, the career insight platform for diverse employees, helping you de-fog the glass ceiling before you break through it.    Dumebi completed her BA in Marketing and Strategic Consulting from Emory University in 2018. Upon entering the corporate workforce she was confronted with the harsh realities that many Black women ultimately face, dealing with micro aggressions from both sides of her identity, being Black and a woman. She found herself not always feeling completely seen and her work truly valued. After one part ..read more
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