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Indrani Goradia

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Audacious and Creative Ways to Ask for What You Want and Succeed with Indrani Goradia

Make Time for Success with Dr. Christine Li

It is really easy to get discouraged or to even give up when we feel that our efforts are not being responded to, or even heard. So how are we supposed to pursue our big vision, dreams and plans if we don't know how to ask people for help powerfully or effectively? We are lucky today to have my special guest, Indrani Goradia, on the show. She is going to give us a powerful lesson in asking for what we need and sticking around to make sure we get the best outcomes possible for ourselves.Indrani is the founder of RAFT, Resilience for Advocates through Foundational Training. They are focused on helping staff of sexual and domestic violence organizations to make self care a regular part of their personal and professional lives.Timestamps:• [9:22] Indrani talks about how she came to realize that it was the sexual and organizational advocates who her RAFT organization could reach.• [12:32] “The only thing I knew was that I didn't have a choice. When our mission comes to us, and the mission presents itself, and we say yes, I will do it. We no longer have a choice.”• [25:34] “The first thing to know about asking for help is the thing that you're asking for, is it your business to ask?”• [34:40] “Be brave enough to make the ask and be humble enough to say thank you to the no, in the most magnanimous way.”For more information on the Make Time for Success podcast, visit:https://www.maketimeforsuccesspodcast.comConnect with Us!Dr. Christine Li -Website: https://www.procrastinationcoach.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/procrastinationcoachInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/procrastinationcoach/To work with Dr. Li on a weekly basis in her coaching and accountability program, please register for The Success Lab here: https://www.procrastinationcoach.com/labIndrani Groadia - Website: https://www.raftcares.org/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/raftcaresInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/raftcares/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHVUEo0bkBR4Jg7NjOjn-ugTwitter: https://twitter.com/raftcares


24 Mar 2022

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Stepping into 2022 with the Joyful Indrani Goradia

Twisting the Plot

Here it is, another year.  Are you ready? We are. We look forward to our new group of twelve women, and the collaboration for the next twelve months. We want this to be a year when we embrace our lives even more fully, feel our feelings, and navigate with grace the twists.  Another year to celebrate our aging, honor our past, and look to the future with curiosity and wonder. How do we start? We start with a conversation with the indomitable Indrani Goradia.  On this week’s Twisting the Plot Podcast, Indrani invites us to welcome what’s ahead. She challenges us to think more deeply, take more action and yes, she also makes us laugh. It seems like the perfect place to begin 2022. We hope you join us. Check out indranigoradia.com


11 Jan 2022

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Summer Replay - What Can Only You Do? Finding purpose with Indrani Goradia

Twisting the Plot

This week we sat down with a true powerhouse, Indrani Goradia.  Indrani is a philanthropist and advocate for women’s health and empowerment.  As a victim of severe childhood abuse, she createdIndrani’s Light Foundation, an organization committed to caring for survivors of domestic violence.  Her mission is to stop generational abuse and empower women to change their lives.  With her warmth, humor and honesty, Indrani shares with us how she felt lost and unsure of her purpose in midlife when she was asked a simple question:  “What can only you do?”  This question and her answer startedher on a path that includes a TED Talk, a partnership with the global health organization PSI, an address to the World Women’s Health and Development Forum at the United Nations and a life filled with meaningful direction. http://indranislight.org TedX Talk Indrani Goradia addresses the United Nations


8 Sep 2020

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Episode 25 | Exploring Human Diversity And Social Justice with Jennifer Brown, Dr Terry Maltbia, Indrani Goradia, and Angelo John Lewis

Sacred Changemakers

ROUNDTABLE: Exploring Human Diversity And Social JusticeYou’re listening to another episode of the Sacred Changemakers podcast. My name is Jayne Warrilow and we have got a great roundtable lined up for you today…This podcast is about change and transformation, but not just any old change, we believe in change for good, which lies at the intersection of 3 things: personal, professional and social transformation. So come with us on a journey, as we go behind the scenes with people who are making a real difference in our world. Each episode we will be diving deeply into a variety of topics that keep you inspired and at your best, sometimes we’ll be interviewing thought leaders, and sometimes we’ll be leading deep-dive conversations tackling the challenging issues of our times.And that’s what we’re up to today, we have gathered together some incredible changemakers to talk about Exploring Human Diversity And Social Justice, the challenges and opportunities that are present for us right now at this disruptive time on Earth..But before I introduce today’s guests, I have a simple request. I’d be so grateful if you would share this podcast with your friends or colleagues, I’d love as many people to listen to this conversation as possible, it’s such an important theme to shape our future, and would you please subscribe and leave a review on iTunes or whatever app you are listening to. It is so helpful. It enables the algorithms to find us, and it helps our guests get their messages out to more people. Thank you!We actually have 4 esteemed guests with us in roundtable today:Jennifer Brown is an award-winning entrepreneur, dynamic speaker and diversity and inclusion expert. She is the Founder and CEO of Jennifer Brown Consulting (JBC), a strategic leadership and diversity consulting firm that coaches business leaders worldwide on critical issues of talent and workplace strategy. She is a passionate advocate for social equality and helps businesses foster healthier, more productive workplace cultures, she has written 2 books Inclusion: Diversity, the new workplace and the will to change and How to be an inclusive leaderDr Terry Maltbia is an Associate Professor of Practice for Adult Learning & Leadership Programs in the Department of Organization and Leadership at Columbia University and Faculty Director of The Columbia Coaching Certification Program. Since joining TC in 2006, he has become internationally recognized as a scholar-practitioner in strategic learning; executive and organizational coaching; global leadership development; emotional, social and cultural intelligence. He spent 25 years various roles in Corporate and Consulting prior to Columbia Indrani Goradia is a native daughter of Trinidad and Tobago who survived childhood abuse. She is a warrior, in-demand speaker, a noted advocate, activist, philanthropist and the founder of RAFTcares, a non-profit dedicated to empowering advocates of domestic and sexual violence shelters to honor themselves and combat compassion fatigueAngelo John Lewis is the Director of the Sacred Inclusion Network, the originator of the Dialogue Circle MethodTM, and the author of Notes for a New Age. He is also a coach, consultant, and organization development practitioner whose clients have included Verizon, The Rockefeller Foundation, Princeton University and the U. S. Department of Commerce

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3 Aug 2020

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Episode 22: Championing Light & Empowerment in the Wake of Abuse featuring Indrani Goradia

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Indrani Goradia is the Founder of RAFT Cares (formerly Indrani’s Light Foundation), a philanthropist, and an advocate for women’s health and empowerment. She leads empowerment trainings in several countries around the world. She is also a board member of Everywoman Treaty and Think Equal. In 2013, Indrani joined forces with the global health organization PSI and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to transform the lives of girls and women and lift them out of poverty. In partnership with PSI, Indrani’s Light Foundation launched programs in 2014 to eradicate gender-based violence in India and in her home country of Trinidad. As an in-demand author, speaker, and master certified life coach, Indrani delivers keynote addresses and leads workshops around the globe. She has also participated as a speaker at the World Women’s Health and Development Forum at the United Nations. In addition, Indrani has served as a keynote speaker and/or panelist at multiple international gatherings. Her TEDx Talk, Love Expressed as Violence is a Lie, can be found here. Indrani completed her formal education in New York City, attending CUNY Queens College and Kent State University. She recently earned a certification in Social Impact Strategy at UPenn and completed an executive leadership program at THNK in Amsterdam. Indrani is a master life coach and yoga teacher. As though these aren’t great accomplishments in their own right, Indrani became a triathlete and marathoner at 50 and believes the body needs exercise. In her spare time she quilts and travels with her family. In this episode, Indrani shares her passion for advocating for women and children in the wake of abuse. She recalls her transformational journey from childhood trauma to being intentional about breaking the  cycle of abuse when she became a parent. Combating the notion "don't ask, don't tell" Indrani has been able to courageously speak to abuse on the global stage. By accessing spaces of validation, she herself was able to process her healing and is currently in the position to offer resources for those that are often forgotten in the process, victim/survivor activists. As the country and world readjust to what life will be like post-COVID 19, Indrani cautions educators and practitioners alike, to proactively create space for children and women who are facing abuse. Additionally, as the Founder and executive leader at RAFT, Indrani reflects on brand identity in the social impact space. She shares her lessons learned so we are not hindered executing on our missions. As she notes, "As activists, your brand has to be the work". We are reminded of ways to shine in the face of adversity and trauma as we share Forward 4O’s platform with this phenomenal WOC in the nonprofit and social enterprise sector. Stay connected with Indrani on LinkedIn, Twitter and through her website. Learn more about the resources at RAFT here.  Follow Forward 40(4tea) on IG and Twitter @forward4tea. Continue to support and nominate a guest to be on the show. You can also learn more about the host Coach Faith here.


8 Jun 2020

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Episode 17 | It’s On Us To Change Our Piece Of The World, And The Time Is Now… with Indrani Goradia

Sacred Changemakers

Episode #17 It’s On Us To Change Our Piece Of The World, And The Time Is Now… It’s On Us To Change Our Piece Of The World, And The Time Is Now… Our guest on the podcast this week is Indrani Goradia. Indrani is a philanthropist, keynote speaker, and advocate for women’s health and empowerment. She […] The post 17 | It’s On Us To Change Our Piece Of The World, And The Time Is Now… with Indrani Goradia appeared first on Sacred Changemakers.


8 Jun 2020

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Pandemic Inside a Pandemic with Guest Indrani Goradia

Our Voices Matter Podcast

COVID-19 has changed life as we know it. Wash your hands. Self-quarantine. Stay home, where the assumption is you are safe. From the virus. Not your abuser.As of this writing the Coronavirus pandemic is in approximately 110 countries. Domestic violence is in every single country, and has been, long before the virus upended our lives. “It’s been a pandemic for decades,” says Indrani Goradia. “And now we have a pandemic inside a pandemic.”Goradia grew up in a household where she says “violence was as free as breath.” This author, life coach and TEDx Talk speaker has devoted her life to eradicating violence against women and girls. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Goradia is calling our attention to a population of our fellow citizens who are not only fighting the novel coronavirus, they are fighting the abusers with whom they are sheltering in place. What should they do to survive? What should you say if a victim reaches out to you? Goradia uses her personal experience and professional expertise to offer guidance during this dangerous time of uncertainty.Support the show


6 Apr 2020

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#80: Indrani Goradia (Interrupting your family’s cycle of violence)

Reinvent Yourself

Goradia says she grew up with yelling, screaming, and physical violence at home and thought that was the way it was. Then she got pregnant and "realized I didn’t want to hurt this 6 week old baby.” She tried six therapists until she found the right person to help her implement the “dream of the way I’d like to be parented.” To share her learning, Goradia created the global foundation Raftcares.org (Resilience for Advocates Through Foundational Training) so that anyone can listen to her free classes and break these terrible cycles.  Or you can start with “The Power of a Positive No" by William Ury (https://amzn.to/2SoCi1G), one of her “favorite tools".


14 Feb 2020

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500 Ending Violence Against Women and Girls; Indrani Goradia

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Indrani Goradia is a speaker and activist on the subject of domestic violence. She personally survived severe childhood abuse, and as a result has devoted her life to speaking up about the devastating effects of sexual abuse and has invested significant resources to end violence to women and girls. Indrani’s work has resulted in ending generational violence in her lifetime. She has created a foundation that works with caregivers at sexual and domestic violence shelters. Visit www.RAFTcares.org and www.indranigoradia.com. She is a speaker and activist. Indrani also presented an impactful TEDx talk in her home country of Trinidad-Tobago called Expressing Love With Violence Is A Lie.Listen & Subscribe on:iTunes / Stitcher / Podbean / Overcast / SpotifyContact InfoWebsite: www.indranigoradia.com NonProfit Foundation Website: www.RAFTcares.org TEDx Talk: Expressing Love With Violence Is A LieMost Influential PersonNelson MandelaEffect on EmotionsI have a greater range of emotions now. Instead of being okay or rageful, now I have slightly disappointed, regretful, I am more emotionally aware.”Thoughts on Breathing“When I don't know how to say, I still know how to breathe.”Suggested ResourcesBook: Radical Compassion by Tara Brach App: visit www.indranigoradia.comBullying Story“Cyber Bullying and violence to women are very connected.” “I was teaching in a rural village in India and this sweet girl talked to me. She had been dating someone who has left the country but had bullied her into setting up a webcam and sending naked photos.” “He bullied her to the extent that she wasn't allowed to sleep but to be on camera the entire night.” “Bullies try to make their victims only focus on them.”Free GiftHave you struggled with social media? I’ve received a huge boost from a tool called ‘MeetEdgar’. MeetEdgar puts your social media on autopilot by making it easy to schedule and automate your content for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn. www.MeetEdgar.com Get a 2nd month free with this link: www.MindfulnessMode.com/edgar


27 Jan 2020

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Elegant Warrior Podcast with Heather Hansen

Indrani is a philanthropist and an advocate for women’s health and empowerment. She was a victim of severe childhood abuse and then created RAFT—Resilience for Advocates through Foundational Training. The team there helps the people who care for victims of domestic abuse. We know caretakers need more empathy and compassion. This is a great conversation about how to help https://www.raftcares.org/about/team/ Indrani’s books The Power of a Positive No  https://www.amazon.com/Power-Positive-No-Relationship-Still/dp/0553384260/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= The Gift of Fear https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Gift_of_Fear The Dance of Anger https://www.amazon.com/Dance-Anger-Changing-Patterns-Relationships/dp/0062319043 Indrani’s song Fight Song, Rachel Patten https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xo1VInw-SKc For information regarding your data privacy, visit Acast.com/privacy


6 Jan 2020