Trailblazers Impact Podcast Episodes


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Nan McKay, Dee Dee Strum and Donna Miller interview contemporary motivational women and men from all walks of life, inspiring listeners to bridge from their dreams to action!

Trailblazers Impact Podcasts are a comprehensive how-to-do-it success guide from entrepreneurs, writers, activists, health care professionals and more!

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Neelam Chahlia

Mrs. Washington America: A First! Ep. 106 - Visualize yourself standing on the stage, wondering who will be crowned, and then . . . they call your name. Neelam Chahlia tells us what it is like to win Mrs. Washington America and then to go on to the nationals. She ...
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Janice Greene

I Lived in Two Different Worlds: Black and White Ep. 31 - How do you integrate yourself into a Black and White world where discrimination is the only language they speak? You learn to become a fighter for your own battles, pick the right people that help motivate you when ...
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Carolyn May

Pass the Torch to a New Generation Ep. 13 - Carolyn May actually witnessed President John Kennedy’s Inaugural Speech on the steps of the Capitol. She heard JFK beseech Americans to “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what You can do for your country,” and “This ...
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Ruth White

What Do We Do with the Kids? Ep. 105 - What's happening to children reaching an age to leave a foster home? What do we do with kids when there is not a good place to go?  Ruth White is the Executive Director of the National Center for Housing and ...
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Shaune Arnold

I Divorced My Parents at Age 14 Ep. 4 - Shaune Arnold describes her emotional escape from an abusive household into the foster care system when she divorced her parents at age 14. From parental abandonment to foster care with sheer determination and grit, Attorney Shaune Arnold shares her journey ...
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Teaera Strum

Baltimore's 40 Under 40 Ep. 104 - Teaera Strum is the COO of Strum Contracting in Baltimore city. She was selected as the Baltimore Business Journal 40 under 40 in 2019. She was recognized for her business and civic accruement that she has contributed to in Baltimore city. At just ...
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Cassandra Williams

Truth Telling in Hollywood Ep. 103 - Meet Cassandra Williams, the CEO and president of WET PR (Write, Edit, Tell it), a public relations firm in Beverly Hills, California. It has a unique approach to enhancing the image of people in the realm of the entertainment industry.  Cassandra was an ...
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Diana Vellos Coker

Fighting for The Rights of Immigrants Ep. 29 - Diana Vellos Coker is a partner with the immigration law firm Larrabee, Albi, and Coker. Being the daughter of a Belizean immigrant, Diana Vellos-Coker decided to become an immigration lawyer to bring about a change she saw needed in the immigration ...
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Sharon Hirota

Quit My Job or Stay? Ep. 49 - Imagine being in a situation where your boss resigns, you’re chosen to replace him, but then he decided not to quit? Big decision to make, right?  Well, that was Sharon Hirota a while back, at a crossroads whether to go back to ...
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Monica Sussman

You Can't Do It All! Ep. 14 - Has your career and being a mother collided? Imagine getting pregnant right after joining a new job in a firm that does not have a maternity policy. Monica Hilton Sussman recounts the struggle for acceptance as a female attorney and, then as ...
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Christine Crandell

Business in the New Normal Ep. 102 - The future is uncertain and unpredictable, just like nobody would have predicted COVID-19. But a successful B2B marketing expert like Christine Crandell knows all too well what will fail in the business world and what will excel, especially in what she refers ...
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Shannon Polson

True Grit - First Woman to Fly Apache Attack Helicopter Ep. 101 - Shannon Polson is a true Trailblazer, exemplifying true grit in courage, tenacity, and perseverance! She is a native of Alaska and at age nineteen she became the youngest woman ever to climb Denali, the highest mountain in ...
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