Archive for the 'Embracing and Empowering' Category

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Join Dr. Culbreth and guest, Ms. Brenda Scott-Coleman, author of Bren-Dee: A Child Who Survived On Bookmarks and The Girl With Many Faces for a discussion on how physical differences and disabilities affect children psychologically, emotionally, physically and socially. Topics include how being treated differently by other children can affect self-love, self-esteem, self-identity, self-respect and self-pride; love and nurturing, teachers, family, community members, medical care, adversity, race and color, paper dolls, creating your world, bookmarks, faith, prayer,  making friends, and inner beauty, among other topics. The discussion will also focus on Ms. Scott-Coleman’s best-selling books The Girl With Many Faces, a children’s book about a little girl with physical differences and Bren-Dee: A Child Who Survived On Bookmarks. Learn how Bren-Dee survived “school days that were hell and hospitals that became heaven.”

 

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Join Dr. Culbreth for "Be the Change Needed: Using Your Unique Calling to Trailblaze as a Torchbearer. Topics include unique callings, girls and women of color, societal ills, being empowered, the change needed, things that matter, opportunity, advocating, broader concerns of humanity, unfinished business, dreaming in color, silence, voices, visibility, a helping hand, passion, purpose, haters, naysayers and living your dream.

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Unity Among Us, For Us and By Us, the final episode of the mini-series “We Are Our Sisters’ Keepers: Black Girls and Women Empowering Each Other in the Millennium.”

Topics include a summary of We Are Our Sisters' Keepers, unity moving forward advancing, celebrating, embracing and empowering each other, power in numbers, support systems, resources, and collaborations, etc. 

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Dr. Culbreth and guests, Ms. Nicole Fenner, author and founder of Sistergirl Collection and Ms. Victoria Goodlow and Ms.Chanesia Johnson, co-founders of The R.O.S.E. Foundation discuss being “Young, Gifted and Black in the Millennium" with a focus on Black girls (Episode 4 of We Are Our Sisters’ Keepers) 

Description

This episode focuses on girls, pre-teens and teens and the love, support, nurturing, and guidance needed as they grow into young women. Topics include self-love, self-esteem, self-identity, self-pride, and self-respect (Foundation of I Am Beautiful Global) and the National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc.’s Pillars of Character for Girls, Pre-Teens, and Teens. Additional topics include quality education, nutrition, health, race, color, disparate treatment of black girls, racism, colorism, defying negative stereotypes, bullying, peer pressure, family, friends, dating, community service and the role the Village plays in their psychological, emotional, physical and social well-being and growth.

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Segment I.  Launch of Visibility

Join Dr. Culbreth for the launch of Visibility and learn about the purpose, mission, vision of Visibility, sponsorship and advertising opportunities, guests, etc. 

 Segment II.  Launch: Black History Month Mini Series

"We Are Our Sisters’ Keepers: Black Girls and Women Empowering Each Other in the Millennium." (Black History Month  Mini Series. February 7, 2018 – February 28, 2018)

Segment III. We Are Our Sisters' Keepers (Episode I) 

We are all members of the village and play certain roles through various customs, practices, beliefs, etc. Roles include ensuring that girls and woman are supported across the board, psychologically, emotionally, physically and socially – to ensure the growth and well-being of each other on various dimensions. Girls and women of the village possess unique talents which are used to provide support, nurturing, protection, guidance, and help, to advance, celebrate, embrace, empower, inspire, motivate, etc. girls and women as they travel on their journeys. Historically Black women have embraced the sisters’ keeper philosophy through slavery, reconstruction, Jim Crow, the Civil Rights Era and into the Millennium.

Join Dr Culbreth for us for a discussion on how Black women and girls, as their sisters’ keepers can work together to maintain the village, Please visit Visibility for complete episode details

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Dr. Donnamaria Culbreth, Dr. Julie Jung and guests: Dr. Nakisha Castillo, Dr. Michele Meservie-Montecalvo, Mrs. Loretta Moore, Dr. Lata Murti and Ms. M. Yvonne Taylor discuss the psychological, emotional, physical and social traumas of sexual harassment, sexual assault, and molestation, etc. experienced by girls and women of color. Topics also include victims’ visibility, voices and silence. 

 

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Join Dr. Culbreth for "When You Need Somebody to Lean On." 

Description: Life happens to all of us and along with life comes the curve balls that can shake the inner fabric of your being to such a degree, that you find yourself needing somebody to lean on. Know that it is okay to lean on somebody when you need help.

Topics: 

  • Inspiration                                                      
  • Superiority vs. inferiority
  • Adversity and setbacks
  • Racism                                                           
  • Respect
  • Leaning                                                          
  • A helping hand                                                      
  • Dignity

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A plethora of factors impact the development of black girls including racism, colorism, education, negative stereotypes, identity issues, socioeconomic issues, opportunities, disparate treatment, invisibility and diversity and inclusion, recognition, and their voices among other factors.

Join Dr. Culbreth, Dr. Denise Davis-Maye and Ms. kYmberly Keeton for an eye-opening and thought-provoking discussion on the factors impacting the development of Black Girls and strategies to help them reach higher ground.

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In celebration of the upcoming launch of the National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc.  Complexity Talk Radio – Complexity Live and the National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc. are extending a warm invitation to everyone to join us for the  Celebrating, Embracing, and Empowering Girls and Women of Color Talk Radio Series,

We live in a society that does not always embrace or value the diversity of girls and women of color. Sometimes girls and women of color are often perceived negatively, negatively stereotyped, negatively labeled because of the color of their skin or race. Join Dr. Culbreth and Dr. Jung-Kim and learn how to defy negative stereotypes and rise above the negativity.

Air date: Friday, October 9, 2015 at 8:00 pm EST

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The topics focus on living life to its fullest, pursing your dreams, rediscovering, reinventing and redefining you as you travel on your journey to the what next stage in life.  Food for thought: Are you living a fulfilling life - one that will note your dash as extraordinary and significant?  Are you happy? Do you know where you are going to?

Topics:

·         What Really Matters

·         Living Your Dash in Style

·         Rediscover, Reinvent and Redefine You

·         Embracing the What Next Stage

·         Celebrate, Embrace and Empower You

·         Home

·         Live Your Dream

·         Do You Know?

·         One Day at a Time

·         Leave a Legacy of a Significant Life

·         Ready, Set, Go

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Dr. Culbreth and Dr. Jung-Kim discuss Celebrating and Embracing Girls and Women of Color: Rising Above Colorism and Negativity.

Topics 

·         Colorism

·         Psychic prisons 

·         Breaking down skin color and race barriers

·         Defying negative stereotypes 

·         Celebrating and embracing each other           

·         Perceptions                             

·         The power within

·         You are so much more

·         Reality TV                                                      

·         Higher Ground

·         Sisters in unity

·         Self-validation                                                

·         The Movement

·         National Girls and Women of Color Council  (NGWCC)

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