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Candace Howze

Host, Producer & Editor of Meraki Mentors
Candace is a writer and multimedia artist based in North Carolina. Visit her at www.candacehowze.com.

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Recent episodes featuring Candace Howze
S2E10: Spark Peace feat. Kimberly Sumpter
In today's episode with sit down with Kimberly Sumpter, the NJ-based candlemaker behind Wax Kandy, a business that creates hand-poured scented premium candles.Kimberly fell in love with candle-making and now sells custom scents and leads workshops for novice and emerging candle-makers. Her path wasn't always this easy, as she faced personal obstacles in her work that sparked a chance in her business.Discover why Kimberly believes the candle is such an important symbol of life, how to know it's time to move on from something, and some tips for lighting your next candle.To learn more about Kim, visit her site.As always, this episode features the following music: Aspire by Scott Holmes, and Purple Light by Blue Dot Sessions.Enjoy the episode and remember to Create & Connect!
S2E9: Need to Learn feat. Tezarah Wilkins
In the latest episode of Meraki Mentors, we talk to Tezarah Wilkins, podcaster, photographer, filmmaker and all-around multimedia artist about her career.Tezarah is a member of the first cohort of Google + PRX’s Podcast Creator Program, and her new show Who Taught You How to Drive? is a unique and hilarious look into human behavior, and true standout.We discuss arts advocacy, what it means to be creative in more than one field and how to expand opportunity by letting people know what you do. It’s an episode for everyone.To learn more about Tezarah, visit her site and podcast.As always, this episode features the following music: Aspire by Scott Holmes, and Purple Light by Blue Dot Sessions.Enjoy the episode and remember to Create & Connect!
S2E8: New Sights feat. Chrisnatha Derosier
Our 20th episode is straight fire!! We speak with author and life coach Chrisnatha Derosier, who is an empowering woman with a message of hope and resilience for any creative who’s been stuck in a rut.Chrisnatha talks about her journey to becoming an author and the trick she used to ensure that she completed her first book. In addition to owning her story she shares how she learned to be transparent with her audience and her loved ones.If you are needing a push, looking for advice in your memoir journey or don’t know what to do with your life coach (for real!) Chrisnatha is here with all the answers!To learn more about Chrisnatha, visit her site.As always, this episode features the following music: Aspire by Scott Holmes, and Purple Light by Blue Dot Sessions.Enjoy the episode and remember to Create & Connect!
S2E7: There is No Box feat. Jacquie Bird
We’re back this week with Jacquie Bird, a Brooklyn native whose expansive career has seen Broadway, writing, choreographing, dancing – you name it!Jacquie brings her vibrant life story to the podcast to share how she’s seamlessly moved between genres and disciplines, learned to make the best decisions at the crossroads of her career, and take major risks. Along the way she’s become a prolific instructor who reminds her students not to “expect scarcity” as an artist.Whether you’re a dancer looking for some golden tips to slay your next audition, or an artist facing your own choices, you will love this special time with Jacquie!To learn more about Jacquie Bird, visit her site.As always, this episode features the following music: Aspire by Scott Holmes, and Purple Light by Blue Dot Sessions.Enjoy the episode and remember to Create & Connect!
S2E6: NETWORK! feat. Rachel Mullins
This week’s guest is Amber Sillmon, a Detroit-based writer and founder of the millennial-focused newsletter, Honestly Sis. An accountant by trade, Amber listened to her inner creativity and made the bold move to write her first novel–with no formal literature training.Amber shares what keeps her motivated, how she’s crafting her perfect writing practice, and where she learned the ins and outs of character development and storytelling. Along the way, she created a writing platform that’s reached women around the world.In this episode, we explore what it means to trust, building community when you least expect it and why it’s important to remember that your success may not come exactly as you envisioned it.To learn more about Amber Sillmon or Honestly Sis visit: ambercsillmon.com.As always, this episode features the following music: Aspire by Scott Holmes, and Purple Light by Blue Dot Sessions.Enjoy the episode and remember to Create & Connect!
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Episode Count
23
Podcast Count
1
Total Airtime
16 hours, 28 minutes