Sharon Cossey and Gail Gillespie

September 10, 2020

Life, Discrimination, and Divorce Ep. 43 – What was it like as an African-American woman growing up in the U.S. in the 1960’s and 1970’s? Sharon Cossey, Gail Gillespie, and Nan McKay, long-term friends on a retreat in Las Vegas, have a candid conversation about a variety of subjects from growing up experiences to going…

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Case Lane

August 27, 2020

Prepare for the Future! Ep. 41 – Case Lane has traveled to 100 countries…and what’s even more interesting is, she has lived in 11 of them. From one side of the Pacific to the other, Mexico to Tanzania, you name it! She is a global writer, a traveler, an entrepreneur, and an observer to the…

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Janice Stewart

August 27, 2020

Birmingham Church Bombing: I Was There Ep. 47 – As a young girl, Janice Stewart was walking down the street to go to her church when she saw flames shooting up. Her friends were already there and inside. They were all killed. The “Birmingham Bombing”  was a white supremacist terrorist attack which occurred at the African-American 16th…

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Victoria Woods

August 13, 2020

Want to Be a Millionaire? Ep. 94 – The Financial Diva, Victoria Woods is the founder, CEO, and Chief Investment Advisor to millionaires for ChappelWood Financial Services, based in Edmond, OK. Hear her story from growing up without lunch money to advising millionaires today on investments. Regardless of how much money you have, her advice…

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Florence Champagne

August 13, 2020

Turning Heart Pain into Purpose Ep. 95 – Florence Champagne is Chairperson and CEO of the Open My Heart Foundation. Florence suffered a heart attack in 2012 and, as a result, she had emergency open heart surgery. Due to being uninsured at the time, she did not readily receive the necessary diagnostic testing and life-saving…

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Sheila Jones

July 9, 2020

Fighting for Environmental Justice Ep. 91 – Meet Attorney Sheila Jones, a law professor at Georgetown Law School and a private practice attorney with a 40-year career spanning federal service, private practice, academia, and volunteer service with environmental preservation nonprofits. Sheila’s passion is fighting for environmental justice. She was born and raised in the nation’s…

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Carolyn Sue Williams

June 19, 2020

Demonstrating Leadership Can Open Doors I Didn’t Even Know Were Closed Ep. 88 – Dr. Carolyn Sue Williams shares part of her journey from a childhood with 11 other siblings in the Baton Rouge of the 1950s with DeeDee Strum of TrailBlazers Impact Podcast. She describes herself  as an totally un-inspired high school student with…

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Tara Peters

June 11, 2020

16 Year Old Teen Mom to PhD at 36 Ep. 26 – Meet Dr. Tara Peters, a trailblazing educator (devos.northwood.edu/our-faculty) who went from being a 16-year old teen mom to PhD at 36 – a great achievement! In this TrailBlazers Impact interview, she describes the challenges and difficulties in being pregnant in high school and…

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Cara Gillette

June 8, 2020

Community and the Joy of Bringing New Life in this World Ep. 34 – Cara Gillette, professional trainer and consultant, executive, midwife bringing new life in this world, and advocate for community living, shares her journey with TrailBlazers Impact Podcast host, Nan McKay. Her personal journey speaks to a long-standing interest in civil rights, along with…

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Dr. Iris Ann Cooper

June 5, 2020

How to Overachieve Amid Haters Ep. 5 – Dr. Iris Ann Cooper was interviewed for TrailBlazers Impact Podcast by DeeDee Strum and has been a Trailblazer in the financial sector for 26-years and clearly an overachiever by design. Her mantra is, “Haters are a very important lesson for achievers.” Listen and find out why. She…

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