The VOICE Activist who’s passionate about helping individuals and businesses amplify their voices and brand authority by harnessing the power of podcasting. Yana is the creator of the V.O.I.C.E. Model that addresses 5 Key Actionable Steps that encourages you to operate in your calling and conquer resistance so that you can powerfully share your message with the world. She makes it her mission to take you from dreaming to streaming! Yana is the co-host of the rapidly-expanding podcast Melanated Conversations®--dedicated to amplifying the voices and personal stories of black women, which is currently syndicated in 50+ countries.
In this week’s episode, we gather around the table for another group chat with our friend and former guest of the show -- Jasmine Berry MSN, APRN, FNP-C, CHC. Jasmine is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with a background and focus on infectious disease. In this episode, we chat with Jas on the real regarding life behind the scenes as a provider on the front lines battling this pandemic. Jas gets candid about her own mental and physical well-being during this crisis, and we share our thoughts on doing our part together to curve this pandemic. We laugh, we learn, and we share our real thoughts and feelings around being in this moment in history.  What you'll learn: The politicization of a global health crisis. The emotional wear and tear of being a medical professional during a pandemic. One of the most difficult decisions Jas had to make on the front-lines. Our collective thoughts and feelings at this moment in time. ....................................................................................................................... Are you ready to start your very own podcast? Check out our 70+ page comprehensive guide that walks you through every step to get your show launched and ready for the world.  We’ve taken our professional knowledge and experience in strategy, recording, editing and presenting into this comprehensive guide so you don’t have to spend months making mistakes you can avoid before you get started. Receive full-on support ranging from mindset shifting, content development, technical setup, recording & editing, and ongoing (strategies) after launch. Let's take you from dreaming to streaming so that you can powerfully share your message while achieving your next level of success. Get your copy at: https://gum.co/launchpad-ebook This site contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links at no additional cost to you. OUR NARRATIVE FROM OUR PERSPECTIVE! Connect with us Click Here To Join The Melanated Conversations Collective Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/melanatedconvos/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/melanatedconvos Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/melanatedconvos/ DON’T MISS AN EPISODE OF MELANATED CONVERSATIONS! Click here to subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts. Click here to subscribe to us on Stitcher. Click here to subscribe to us on Spotify. Click here to subscribe to us on Google Podcasts.  LOVE THIS EPISODE? PLEASE CLICK HERE TO LEAVE US A REVIEW ON APPLE PODCASTS!  [music: "Fly" by Makaih Beats]  
In this week’s episode, we amplify the voice of Terri Lomax. Terri Lomax is a globally recognized podcaster, speaker, and brand strategist. The founder and visionary for the Mocha Girls Pit Stop blog and co-founder of the H.E.R Space Podcast, she empowers entrepreneurs to leverage social media and personal branding to grow their audience, impact, and bank account. Her lifelong desire to help others overcome adversity was birthed from a place of hurt and pain. As a child, her resilience enabled her to overcome physical and verbal abuse and defy statistics about children with incarcerated parents. In her new book, How to Glow Up As You Grow Up: Your Go-To Guide for Overcoming Obstacles and Making Lemonade, Terri shares her personal story of triumph over tragedy and inspires readers to overcome life’s obstacles while embracing a spirit of resilience. In this episode, Terri shares some personal moments of tragedy and transformation and how she has triumphed through the journey.
In this week’s episode, we amplify the voice of Tershone Phillips.  Tershone is the host of the Right Mistake Podcast where she discusses turning accidental decisions into life-changing moments with her guests. The platform highlights different entrepreneurs, millennials, and people of color stories, along with their stumbles and mistakes that unintentionally became their triumphs.  Her inspiration for creating this podcast began when she realized her major moments professionally and personally were all the catalysts from major setbacks. Embracing and celebrating our letdowns are a part of life and society should have a new outlook on the term 'mistake' for future generations. In her professional career, Tershone is a marketer in the media industry, using her background and skills to promote a positive brand for her culture, community, and ultimately herself. In this episode, Tershone openly shares some personal moments of tragedy and transformation and how she has triumphed through the journey.   What you'll learn: How she's experienced life on both sides of the Black & Blue as the daughter of two (2) retired NYPD Officers. A personal tragic loss as a result of 9/11 events. A discussion on racial diversity in the media industry and the importance of using your professional platform for systemic change.  Her 3 podcast themes for 2020 and how her guests apply these goals to their journey and ultimately how she has applied them for her personal growth. How she is instilling value as a girl scout leader and the importance of impacting young girls of color to have self-confidence and dream big. CONNECT WITH: The Right Mistake Podcast Website: https://therightmistakepodcast.wordpress.com/ & https://linktr.ee/therightmistake Facebook: @TheRightMistakePodcast Instagram: @TheRightMistakePodcast CONNECT WITH: Tershone Phillips Website: https://therightmistakepodcast.wordpress.com/ Facebook: @Tershone Phillips Instagram: @TershoneAshley Brand Ambassador For my Melanin https://formymelanin.com/ - (15% off Discount code  -“tershone”) .................................................................................................................... Are you ready to start your very own podcast? Check out our 70+ page comprehensive guide that walks you through every step to get your show launched and ready for the world.  We’ve taken our professional knowledge and experience in strategy, recording, editing and presenting into this comprehensive guide so you don’t have to spend months making mistakes you can avoid before you get started. Receive full-on support ranging from mindset shifting, content development, technical setup, recording & editing, and ongoing (strategies) after launch. Let's take you from dreaming to streaming so that you can powerfully share your message while achieving your next level of success. Get your copy at: https://gum.co/launchpad-ebook     This site contains affiliate links to products. We may receive a commission for purchases made through these links at no additional cost to you. OUR NARRATIVE FROM OUR PERSPECTIVE! Connect with us Click Here To Join The Melanated Conversations Collective Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/melanatedconvos/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/melanatedconvos Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/melanatedconvos/ DON’T MISS AN EPISODE OF MELANATED CONVERSATIONS! Click here to subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts. Click here to subscribe to us on Stitcher. Click here to subscribe to us on Spotify. Click here to subscribe to us on Google Podcasts.  LOVE THIS EPISODE? PLEASE CLICK HERE TO LEAVE US A REVIEW ON APPLE PODCASTS!  [music: "Fly" by Makaih Beats
In this week’s episode, we amplify the voice of Leah Watson. Leah is a Staff Attorney with the ACLU’s Racial Justice Program, where she focuses on the criminalization of poverty. Previously, she was Senior Counsel in the Criminal Justice Project at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, where she led litigation challenging debtors’ prisons and excessive fines and fees practices in Arkansas and Oklahoma. Leah co-authored reports, delivered community trainings and developed policy recommendations for fines and fees reform at the state and local levels. She launched P.R.O.T.E.C.T.: A Guide for Law Enforcement Engagement with Students of Color. Prior to joining the Lawyers’ Committee, Leah was a Senior Associate at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP and an Associate at Baker Hostetler LLP. She led cross-border investigations in one of the top ten largest Foreign Corrupt Practices Act settlements. She was a member of the trial team that secured a victory in the largest residential mortgage backed securities trial in history.  Leah obtained Special Immigrant Juvenile status and custody orders for pro bono clients and successfully challenged a pro bono client’s criminal conviction. During a six-month externship at the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights, she represented clients in disability rights, police misconduct, fair housing, and wage theft cases. Leah earned her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2011. Prior to law school, she taught high school in Atlanta, Georgia through Teach for America. Leah earned her B.A. magna cum laude in Communication Studies and Sociology from Vanderbilt University in 2006. In this episode, Leah gets very candid as she sheds light on the vital work that she doing as she is pursuing the charge to help achieve racial justice and she also breaks down pertinent information for us (the average American citizen) to understand how we can stand in the gap and help join the fight for a better country and society. Turn up you the volume, this is a conversation you don't wanna miss!
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Creator Details

Birthdate
May 2nd, 1987
Location
Dallas, Texas, United States of America
Episode Count
55
Podcast Count
4
Total Airtime
2 days, 7 hours
PCID
Podchaser Creator ID logo 433877