Ordinary Women . . . Extraordinary Achievements

TrailBlazers Impact Podcast promotes stories of under-recognized women, overcoming odds to make a difference in the lives of others.

TBI guests talk about how they arrived at where they are today — including all the side-steps they took along the way.

Celebrate women's accomplishments to make the world a better place by inspiring others to bridge from their dreams to action! Let's make a better future.

Dr. Iris Ann Cooper

How to Overachieve Amid Haters Ep. 5 - Dr. Iris Ann Cooper had to learn how to overachieve during haters. Growing up in a turbulent era, she was interviewed for TrailBlazers Impact Podcast by DeeDee Strum and has been a Trailblazer in the financial sector for 26-years and clearly an ...
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Eileen Lenson

How to Move Through Adversity Ep. 84 - Eileen Lenson knows how to move during adversity. As a best self-development-and encouraging podcast of a successful female entrepreneur, Eileen Lenson is a social worker who has spent her entire professional career helping people develop coping skills for times fraught with adversity. ...
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Molly McKay Williams

The Fight for Same-Sex Marriage Ep. 42 – In this episode of Trailblazers Impact Podcast, Nan McKay speaks with her daughter Molly McKay Williams, former National Media Director of Marriage Equality USA, about her life in LGBTQ marriage equality activism. Molly dedicated 15 years of her life advocating for LGBTQ ...
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Carena Lemons

From Attorney to Movie Star Carena Lemons Ep. 58 -  One day she was an attorney going to work in an office in a suit. How did she get from attorney to movie star? In this episode of Trailblazers Impact Podcast, Nan McKay has the pleasure of interviewing Ms. Carena ...
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Andrea D. Campbell

From Cancer to a Beautiful Journey Ep. 83 – In this episode of the Trailblazers Impact, Nan McKay speaks with Andrea Campbell as she shares her cancer to a beautiful journey that turned from a tragedy to a blessing when she discovered living with intention. The sharing of her story ...
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Donna Miller

Donna Miller

We Have It! Let's Use It! Women Helping Women Donna Miller Ep. 52 –  Women helping women. That's what Purse Power's motto, "We have it! Let's use it!" is all about. Donna Miller takes that deep-dive into her passion for using the economic empowerment of women as a pathway to ...
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Virginia Harris

Leader of 100 Black Women Ep. 82 – Virginia Harris is the current president and leader of the National Coalition of the 100 Black Women organization. Dee Dee Strum conducts the interview providing provacative questions to encourage Virginia to dig deep into her memory bank to share those life-lessons and ...
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Kara Mac Portrait

Kara Mac

Dressing up Shoes with Candy Kara Mac Ep. 76 - She does WHAT?  Dresses up shoes with candy? Hear Kara Mac's Shark Tank experience!  Kara digs deep  to share everything she can about her journey to entrepreneurship after being an employee for most of her professional life. Kara Mac, an ...
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