Archive for the 'Advancing Women of Color' Category

Join Dr. Culbreth and guests, Dr. Veronica Huggins and Dr. Phoneshia Wells, authors and contributors to “Our Voices Our Stories: An Anthology of Writings Advancing, Celebrating, Embracing and Empowering Girls and Women of Color” for a discussion on women of color and healthcare disparities in the millennium and changing the narrative about healthcare for women of color.

Topics include women of color and quality healthcare, preventative care, understanding and questioning diagnoses, asking questions, second opinions, knowledge, research, trusting doctors, on being heard loud and clear, the importance of using your voice, childbirth, mortality rates, surgical procedures, racism, colorism and disparate treatment in the healthcare industry.  Additional topics include strategies to empower women of color to take control of their health and make informed decisions.

 

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Join Dr. Culbreth and guests, Dr. Meghna Bhat and Ms. Alicia Thompson, authors and contributors to “Our Voices Our Stories: An Anthology of Writings Advancing, Celebrating, Embracing and Empowering Girls and Women of Color” for a discussion on empowering girls and women of color. This episode will focus on the empowerment of girls and women of color personally, academically and professionally. Topics will include how we can empower girls and women of color psychologically, emotionally, physically and socially.

Additional discussion topics will include realizing the power within, self-esteem, self-love, self-identity, self-respect and self-pride, colorism, race,  hair, body image, inner beauty, words of wisdom, self-validation, on being original, defining yourself for yourself, standards of beauty, setting high standards and expectations among other topics.  The episode will also focus on how women of color can inspire, set examples and empower girls and teens of color and the development of coping strategies to deal with race, color and disparate treatment issues.

 

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Join Dr. Culbreth for episode one, "Our Voices Our Stories: Advancing Girls and Women of Color" of the "Our Voices Our Stories Mini Series." This episode will  focus on the National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc.'s first anthology, "Our Voices Our Stories: An Anthology of Writings Advancing, Celebrating, Embracing, and Empowering Girls and Women of Color." Topics include the journey and experiences while finalizing the anthology, advancing and empowering girls and women of color, the value of being our sisters' keepers, and the celebration of the numerous contributions women of color have made in advancing, celebrating, embracing and empowering girls and women of color in history.

 

Note: "Our Voices Our Stories: An Anthology of Writings Advancing, Celebrating, Embracing, and Empowering Girls and Women of Color" will be available for purchase in April 2019 on the Website of the National Girls and Women of Color Council, Inc

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