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Trailblazing Women of Color Podcast

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Trailblazing Women of Color Podcast spotlights culturally brilliant, business savvy, trailblazing women of color, who are pioneering different industries. Our podcast serves to celebrate the ceiling shattering accomplishments of women of color. It is equally important that with each interview our community walks away with insight, and access to tools that will help them navigate better in their business, and in black culture. At the end of it all, we want to create a culture shift and real transformative change for women of color everywhere.

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Trailblazing Women of Color Podcast spotlights culturally brilliant, business savvy, trailblazing women of color, who are pioneering different industries. Our podcast serves to celebrate the ceiling shattering accomplishments of women of color. It is equally important that with each interview our community walks away with insight, and access to tools that will help them navigate better in their business, and in black culture. At the end of it all, we want to create a culture shift and real transformative change for women of color everywhere.

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Top 10 Episode of Trailblazing Women of Color Podcast

Rank #1: Ep 6: Candid conversations with 7x published author, Sky Em, on profiting off of her pain.

Mar 29 2018
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Today on the podcast we have Sky Em founder of Crowned Bawse. Sky Em is a 7x published urban fiction author who has never been able to shake her love for writing. In the trying times of heartbreak that shook her to the core, she dove deeper into her craft and allowed her purpose and passion, take her to the next level in life. She went from walking 3 hrs. on foot to work, to graduating Magna Cum Laude with a 3.89 GPA, within a year and a half with her bachelor’s degree.   This conversation with Sky Em was profoundly candid, and transparent. She held nothing back when talking about love, heartbreak, publishing and profit. She came, she saw, she conquered.   Listen on Apple Podcast and Libsyn Announcements: W.H.I.P and Jewels has a new segment titled W.H.I.P and Jewels Dinner Soirée, where our founder cooks for and connects with your favorite black women. We explore specific topics that speak to different experiences in business, personal development and within our creative endeavors, as black and brown women. WATCH OUR NEW SEGMENT HERE: (YOUTUBE)   If you are looking for a community filled with dynamic black women who are ready to explore topics specific to culture, business and personal development. JOIN US HERE: (FACEBOOK)   Social Media Info: Guest: @Sky Em Organization: @Crowned Bawse Purchase one of Sky Em’s 7 published book’s on Amazon. Audio Editor: Samora Lewis Connect with WHIP and Jewels @WhipandJewels Follow Hashtag: #WhipAndJewels #ShesAJewel

Rank #2: #4JewelsOnMonday- Live Intentional and Work From Your Place of Genius.

Mar 26 2018
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Hi Jewels! Today is #4JewelsOnMonday. Every Monday you can depend on me, your Chief Jewel Kalifa, to explore a topic related to personal and self development. I give u four jewels that can serve as actionable steps, that you can apply in your life, so that you can become and continue to be the woman who hustles, and inspires, with purpose.    I want you to know that you are a true jewel, a treasured vessel. It's time for you to begin living more intentional, so you can achieve more out of life. Get your pen and paper ready, it's time to take notes.  Objective: 4 ways to live intentional and work from your place of genius. Jewel #1: Condition Your Mind Jewel #2: Planning Jewel #3: Start Now. Do The Work Jewels #4: internalize Your Power/Gifts   Remember there is enough jewels in the jewel box for us all. You can count on me being here with you every Monday with another message for #4JewelsOnMonday. It's your Chief Jewel Kalifa, and I'm signing out.  See you on Wednesday, where i interview another dynamic black woman who hustles, and inspires, with purpose, and is ready to drop JEWELS!     

Rank #3: Ep 5: Tiffany Dames, Founder of NuTravels On Mastering the Art of Event Activation

Mar 21 2018
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Today on the podcast we have Tiffany Dames , founder of NuTravels & Nubian Shorties Night Out. Tiffany’s childhood heroes were 3 generations of women, her mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. It would be their teachings that would instill a phenomenal work ethic in her. Tiffany earned a bachelor’s degree in communications and public relations from Temple University. She knew that her new industry of public relations, would surely not be enough to satisfy her creative desires. The inspiration for launching NuTravels and Shorties Night Out, came from Tiffany being focused on building a career doing something she loved. NuTravels, is a travel company that provides carefully curated traveling experiences for Black travelers Nubian Shorties Night Out is an event company that curates events for you Black professionals to promote Black entrepreneurship, appreciation, and artistry. Both share the mission to create successful Black majority sponsored vacation experiences and events that bring us together and encourage group economics. Through event activation, with her event brand Nubian Shorties Night Out, it was in the early stages where she would grow to understand that the only way to become cash flow positive, would be to stop undervaluing her time, and work, and begin to truly work from a place of genius to ensure profits. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, and Google Play On this episode, Tiffany drops many jewels. Tiffany shares: * Strategies on how to be cash flow positive with event activation. * The importance of creating tiered pricing to accommodate more clients, without resenting your own work. Quotable Jewels from Tiffany: “Network with your peers” “Realistic is one of the most stiffing words, we need to focus on our passions, and a lot of times our passions aren’t realistic” “Taking control of our narrative. Investing in the black community, and building community economics, you’ll have political power in your community and will then be able to say I’m going to invest in fellow black entrepreneurs.” “You can’t worry about being the person that’s not nice. Make sure you are not compromising and of your goals and visions.” “Once you start compromising, eventually they will start chipping away at your goal, and vision, and eventually your work will be something you don’t recognize any more.” Announcements: W.H.I.P and Jewels has a new segment titled W.H.I.P and Jewels Dinner Soirée, where our founder cooks for and connects with your favorite black women. We explore specific topics that speak to different experiences in business, personal development and within our creative endeavors, as black and brown women. WATCH OUR NEW SEGMENT HERE: (https://youtu.be/ur1tn2-KOf0) If you are looking for a community filled with dynamic black women who are ready to explore topics specific to culture, business and personal development. JOIN US HERE: (https://www.facebook.com/WhipandJewels/) Social Media Info: Guest: Tiffany Dames - @info@nu-travels.com Organization: @NuTravels X @Nubianshorties Check out #NubianShortiesNightOut recap catalogue at Nu-TV. Get Tickets to Nubian Shorties’ Night Out Presents…Golden Parachute Black Business Mixer Founder & Chief Jewel: Kalifa @Kae.Jewels WH.I.P and Jewels @WhipandJewels Follow Hastag: #NubianShortiesNightOut #ShesAJewel #WhipAndJewels

Rank #4: Ep 4: Angeliqua Mcnair, founder of Melanin on Wall Street, Changing Corporate America Women of Color

Mar 14 2018
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Today on the podcast we have Angeliqua Mcnair, Founder of Melanin on Wall Street. Angeliqua grew up in New York City and was introduced to creativity at an early age. Early exposure to the art world, had such a profound influence on her, and would later shape her early career. She launched her first business The Fashionprenuer while obtaining her bachelor’s in Fashion Marketing and Management. Angeliqua was on a mission to help fellow fashion entrepreneurs with her expert branding and consulting services. Strategic planning and building solid fashion connections were both key elements that pivoted her brand. Angeliqua’s high fashion street style landed her numerous features on style blogs like Fashion Bomb Daily. The enjoyment and passion for fashion would soon fade. The reality of feeling undervalued and stressed out as a marketing manager guided her into a brand-new industry. Today, as the Founder of Melanin on Wall Street, Angeliqua is closing million-dollar real estate deals, and put her student hat back on and, enrolled into law school. Her mission for her organization, Melanin on Wall Street, is to change the face of corporate America. Angeliqua was so proud to be on wall street but realized, there was a large deficit in the amount of black, and brown women. Like many industries in corporate America, it’s dominated by the Caucasian male. Melanin on Wall Street is an organization that was created as a solution to the lack of diversity on Wall Street, and in corporate America. Melanin on Wall Street, is a power circle of professional career women of color that are changing the face of corporate America one melanin queen at a time. On this episode, Angeliqua drops many jewels. Angeliqua shares: Her childhood experience, and how it was rooted in faith and very structured. But her love for fashion, would have her breaking all the house rules to be able to work NY Fashion Week. That by knowing her worth, she has leveraging power in business. It’s allowed her to earn a salary that can fund her lifestyle and business. Tips on how to obtain sustainable success, in a world of social media. The power of genuine connections, will afford you business relationships that are mutually beneficial, and land you in front of the right audience. Quotable Jewels from Angeliqua: “Know your worth and add tax.” “Your concept is magical, go for it.” “Be beneficial, it breads successful partnerships and collaborations.” “Stop thinking you have to be a finished product.” “I’m a woman of GOD, and I’m a woman of standards. You will respect it.” “Don’t be afraid to be a woman of color and dominate your industry.” Announcements: W.H.I.P and Jewels has a new segment titled W.H.I.P and Jewels Dinner Soirée, where our founder cooks for and connects with your favorite black women. Exploring specific topics that speak to the different experiences in business, personal development and within our creative endeavors, as black and brown women. WATCH OUR NEW SEGMENT HERE: (YOUTUBE) Don’t forget to subscribe, like, and comment. Lets us know what you think and share which one of your favorite black women, you’d like to see on the next Dinner Soirée segment. We are growing our Facebook community, filled with dynamic black women who are ready to explore business and personal development. W.H.I.P and Jewels has created this space to afford black women the opportunity to transparently and authentically share their plights and celebrate their ceiling shattering accomplishments. JOIN US HERE: (FACEBOOK) Social Media Info: Guest: Angeliqua @stylishlyiconic Organization:  @MelaninOnWallStreet Founder & Chief Jewel: Kalifa @Kae.Jewels WH.I.P and Jewels @WhipandJewels Hashtag: #ShesAJewel #WhipAndJewels

Rank #5: EP 3: Dacy Dash, Lifestyle Blogger On Mastering Influence and Direct Marketing

Feb 07 2018
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Hi Jewels! Our second guest is Dacy Dash, she is a lifestyle blogger, fitness and beauty brand ambassador. She created Discovery Dacy a blog to help women and mothers discover bits and pieces of themselves and encourages women to celebrate the fullness of their lives. Dacy Dash has mastered influence, letting us know transparency is key. She is now pouring into so many women and dominating the direct marketing industry one day at a time. I had an Issa Rae mindset for this Podcast. It’s important we champion emerging and new talent. My call to action for the W.H.I.P and Jewels readers, collaborate with your friends and peers, push each other to your highest heights. A few Jewels you’ll hear on this interview: Position yourself. Use your authority. That’s how you become an influencer. In order to dominate in marketing, you will have to drown out the noise and naysayers. It’s really simple…. GET YOUR COINS! Mia Ray taught Dacy Dash the key to marketing, is sharing your lifestyle. That includes behind the scenes. Be honest, be relatable. Transparency is a REQUIRED business strategy.  In direct marketing; Money is Good. Great products are GOOD. The SISTERHOOD is even better. You need people in entrepreneur.  Be in your word, read your scripture, write in your prayer journal. Sisterhood is important. Friendship is important. But sometimes they just don’t have the answers. Find Dacy Dash on Social Media: Visit DISCOVERINGDACY.COM Follow on Instagram @Dacy_Dash Connect on facebook  Please if you want to see W.H.I.P and Jewels grow SUBSCRIBE! RATE! REVIEW!!!! SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PODCAST ON iTunes Join our FACEBOOK Community Follow in on the conversation on INSTAGRAM Use Hashtag: #WhipandJewels #WhipandJewelsPodcast

Rank #6: EP 2: We Give Precedence To The Black Woman's Narrative

Jan 24 2018
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Welcome to our second episode of W.H.I.P and Jewels Podcast. In this episode I share with you the mission, and purpose behind creating this VIRTUAL HUB for Black Women.

Rank #7: EPISODE 9: Satara Brown Founder of Rebuilding Our Children and Community Inc. on Creating Real Transformative Change & Impact

Apr 20 2018
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Today on the podcast we have Satara Brown, Founder and CEO of Rebuilding Our Children and Community Inc. Satara Brown is a woman who is pushing culture forward by creating real transformative change & impact by providing vital resources to children and family upstate New York.    In this interview Satara share's:   How resourceful she's been to ensure she creates a real transformative change & impact.   What makes her brilliant philanthropic work possible.   Her growth and what she learned about herself during her first year of law school.      Announcements: W.H.I.P and Jewels has a new segment titled W.H.I.P and Jewels Dinner Soirée, we cook for and connect with your favorite black women. We explore specific topics that speak to different experiences in business, personal development and within our creative endeavors, as black and brown women. WATCH OUR NEW SEGMENT HERE: (YOUTUBE)   If you are looking for a community filled with dynamic black women who are ready to explore topics specific to culture, business and personal development. JOIN US HERE: (FACEBOOK)   Social Media Info: Guest: Satara Company: Rebuilding Our Children and Community Inc Connect with Whip and Jewels @WhipandJewels Follow Hashtag: #WhipAndJewels #ShesAJewel Audio Editor: Samora Lewis

Rank #8: Episode 8: India Sage The Motivational Speaker on a Mission to Activate the Winner in You

Apr 13 2018
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Today on the podcast we have India Sage the motivational speaker and creator of India Sage The Brand. India is on a mission to activate the winner in you.   It comes a point in life where our truths are the only way we have access to freedom. Our truths must be told in order for us to heal. It was such a pleasure to have India Sage in the guest chair. She is full of motivation, and possess the undeniable power to create real change in the lives of men and women across the world.   During this interview India reveals some of her painful childhood realities. She shared how her mother was divinely assigned to her during a time when she faced hardships. India candidly shares her experience with mental health.  She bravely expressed her process about how she was able to conquer life, after an attempted suicide during her days in college.   As a motivational speaker India Sage has tapped into her zone of genius and is a rising leader and content creator in media. India is a doer, a hard-working woman, building her brand, bringing the most talented along with her. All the while helping others craft the lives they dream of.   Listen on Apple Podcast Announcements: W.H.I.P and Jewels has a new segment titled W.H.I.P and Jewels Dinner Soirée, we cook for and connect with your favorite black women. We explore specific topics that speak to different experiences in business, personal development and within our creative endeavors, as black and brown women. WATCH OUR NEW SEGMENT HERE: (YOUTUBE) If you are looking for a community filled with dynamic black women who are ready to explore topics specific to culture, business and personal development. JOIN US HERE: (FACEBOOK) Social Media Info: Guest: India Sage  Subscribe on Youtube: India Sage The Brand Ready to active the WINNER in you? Subscribe to her YouTube: HERE Connect with Whip and Jewels @WhipandJewels Follow Hashtag: #WhipAndJewels #ShesAJewel Audio Editor: Samora Lewis  

Rank #9: EP 7: R'Chelle Lynn, Content Coach and Founder of The Success Script, On How to Stop Failing at Finding Your Ideal Audience

Apr 05 2018
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Today on the podcast we have R’chell Lynn, Digital Content Coach, creator of The Success Script and the Content Cure. She drops jewels for solopreneurs and entrepreneurs, new or established, on how to stop failing at finding your ideal audience.     More about the woman behind the brand:   R'Chelle Lynn had career aspirations to become a broadcast journalist. Life took her on a completely different route, which led her to become a 9th grade high school English teacher. As time went on she grew disenchanted with her career, the emotional baggage, and the lack of resources do to systematic politics of the public-school system. She moved on to work for a non-profit, writing public policy. Soon the recession hit and budget cuts were made, and she was laid off. R’Chelle Lynn began to allow her strengths to shape her road to entrepreneurship.     R’Chelle is a beast with branding. Her day to day consists of her helping brands and business create sales copy, web content, and sales pages to maximize their profits, while they grow and engage their ideal audience. During this interview R’Chelle reveals that her secret to her success is deeply attributed to her tapping into the power of manifestation and affirmations.    Listen on Apple Podcast    Announcements: W.H.I.P and Jewels has a new segment titled W.H.I.P and Jewels Dinner Soirée, we cook for and connect with your favorite black women. We explore specific topics that speak to different experiences in business, personal development and within our creative endeavors, as black and brown women. WATCH OUR NEW SEGMENT HERE: (YOUTUBE)     If you are looking for a community filled with dynamic black women who are ready to explore topics specific to culture, business and personal development. JOIN US HERE: (FACEBOOK)     Social Media Info: Guest: R'Chelle Lynn Company: The Success Script Ready to ignite you brand and business? Purchase your copy of The Success Script HERE   Audio Editor: Samora Lewis   Connect with Whip and Jewels @WhipandJewels Follow Hashtag: #WhipAndJewels #ShesAJewel

Rank #10: #4JewelsOnMonday- How To leverage Your Black Girl Magic & Secure A Seat at The Table

Apr 02 2018
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Hello Jewels!       Welcome back to a new episode. Today is #4JewelsOnMonday. Every Monday you can depend on me, your chief Jewel Kalifa, to explore a topic related to self-development. I give you 4 jewels that serve as actionable, compelling, tangible tools, resources and motivation that you can apply in your life, so you can become or continue to be that women who hustle and inspires with purpose. I want you to know that you are a true jewel and treasured vessel and it’s time for you to begin living more intention, so you can achieve more out of life.       Get your pen and paper ready, it is time to take notes.       Today’s topic: 4 Jewels To leverage Your Black Girl Magic and Secure A Seat at the Table.     This weekend I had the pleasure of being invited to and attending an intimate dinner event titled “A Seat at The Table”. This was a Wakanda Glam theme, co-produced by Shayla Hawkins event planner, and owner of Slate PGH, a beautiful event space in Pittsburgh, and R'Chelle Lynn a content coach and founder of The Success Script a stationary brand that has 30-day Daily Affirmations to ignite your business to help you affirm, activate, and manifest success in your business.     I really had no expectations, I was simply honored to have a secured a seat at the table. The ambiance was immaculate, and the evening was so fulfilling to my soul. It truly got me all the way together. Each of the 50 melaninated queens in attendance were real women, with real stories, and all on a mission to create their own opportunities.       I felt compelled to share my 4 Jewels on How You can leverage Your Black Girl Magic & Secure A Seat at the Table Below – I did it and so can you!       Jewels #1: Give yourself permission to have a voice. Your narrative matters.  Jewel #2: Serve! Be a resource for others. It makes it far too hard to overlook you. Jewel #3: Stop playing small! Create your own opportunities. Be dynamic. Hone your craft. Jewel #4: Make s**t make sense! It’s all good to be a Jill of all trades until no one takes you seriously.  Listener and Viewer Feedback - I want to know how you secured your seat at the table. DM Us @WhipAndJewels and use #4JewelsOnMonday in your response! See you on Wednesday, where i interview another dynamic black woman who hustles, and inspires, with purpose, and is ready to drop JEWELS! Listen on Apple Podcasts   Listen on Libsyn     Announcements: W.H.I.P and Jewels has a new segment titled W.H.I.P and Jewels Dinner Soirée, where our founder cooks for and connects with your favorite black women. We explore specific topics that speak to different experiences in business, personal development and within our creative endeavors, as black and brown women. WATCH OUR NEW SEGMENT HERE: (YOUTUBE) If you are looking for a community filled with dynamic black women who are ready to explore topics specific to culture, business and personal development. JOIN US HERE: (FACEBOOK)     Social Media Info: WH.I.P and Jewels @WhipandJewels   Audio Producer: Shane Lewis   Follow Hashtag: #WhipAndJewels #4JewelsOnMonday