Archive for the 'self-empowerment' 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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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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Program:  Visibility

Dr. Culbreth and guests, Dr. Sheretta T. Butler-Barnes, Dr. Jeanette Walley-Jean and Dr. Christina Grange discuss "Black is Beautiful: Defining Yourself for Yourself Authentically and Unapologetically."  Episode 3 of "We Are Our Sisters' Keepers" Black History Month mini series on Visibility.

Episode Description

Black is Beautiful focuses on Black women being their authentic selves unapologetically. The manner in which we choose to express our Blackness individually is a personal choice and one that should not be open to ridicule, criticism, shaming or gossip. Topics will include one size does not fit all, the authentic you, leave my hair alone, identity, career choices, lifestyles, hobbies, social circles, black pride, interests, interracial dating, etc. Additional topics include learning to authentically define yourself for yourself in your pursuit of happiness and embracing the uniqueness and diversity of Black women.  The discussion will also focus on black girls.

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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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Journeys in the pursuit of happiness are often met with adversity, setbacks, haters and naysayers, the good, bad and ugly moments as well as moments of complete joy.

Join Dr. Culbreth as she discusses the value of defining yourself for yourself, the power within, and the importance of loving yourself unapologetically as you travel on your journey in the pursuit of happiness.

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Listen as Dr. Culbreth and guest, Ms. Sonia Renee Brown discuss Refusing to Settle: Setting High Standards and Expectations. The discussion focuses on refusing to settle, setting high standards and high expectations on three dimensions: Personal, Professional and Social; and how setting high standards and expectations (for self) make a difference in the lives of girls and women of color from the following perspectives: psychological, emotional, physical and social.  

The discussion will be thought-provoking with final thoughts on setting high standards and expectations for yourself in 2016!

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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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