This is Bring a Friend … a podcast where real people shine... and where people who shine get real. These are conversations we usually have with our best friends... and now we’re living them out loud with you.
From the Vault: Sherrilyn Ifill (Defender of Fairness in US Courts)
FROM THE VAULT | Enjoy this inspiring re-released episode from Season 3:
As the President of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Sherrilyn Ifill has had her hands full lately. With a mission of seeking structural changes and eliminating disparities to bring equality to all Americans, Sherrilyn has carried a heavy load over the years. She’s argued before the Supreme Court, supported the families whose lives have been devastated by racism, and has fought valiantly for fairness for so many who have been denied. What does it feel like to champion that mission and hold that responsibility when all eyes are upon you? You’ll be surprised and delighted to hear the personal truths from a real, down-to-earth woman who is fighting for so many.
From the Vault: Brandy Ledford (More than a Baywatch Model)
FROM THE VAULT | Enjoy this inspiring re-released episode from Season 2:
What does it feel like to be a sex symbol, and how do you ensure that people pay attention to more than just what you look like? Brandy Ledford, centerfold, Bay Watch babe, actress, and model shines a light on the glory of airbrushed celebrity and the life moments that make her very, very real.
From the Vault: Vicky Tsai (The Wholistic Founder of TATCHA)
FROM THE VAULT | Enjoy this inspiring re-released episode from Season 1:
Life’s most trying moments often give us the greatest insight. This is certainly true for Season 1’s final guest, Vicky Tsai. Founder of the globally triumphant skincare brand, Tatcha, Vicky’s mission began as a way to personally recover from the trauma of 9/11 and has since evolved to become the story of a determined Asian female founder who found a way to integrate mind, body, and generous spirit into the products she creates and the way she does business.
From the Vault: Tina Knowles-Lawson (Beyonce's Mom & Creator of Empires)
FROM THE VAULT | Enjoy this re-released episode from Season 1:
You think you know Tina Knowles-Lawson? She’s a fashion designer. An entrepreneur. And of course, mom to Beyoncé and Solange. Triple A was blown away by Miss Tina, but not for the reasons you’d think. At the heart of this conversation is a queen whose heart of gold shines far brighter than all of the beauty and success you see on the outside.
From the Vault: Jessica Oliveira Haddad (Undocumented to Uniter of Families)
FROM THE VAULT | Enjoy this powerful re-released episode from Season 1:
Growing up as the daughter of undocumented parents, Jessica Oliveira-Haddad never knew whether a knock at the door might tear her family apart. She talks to Triple A about the catalytic moments that changed her outlook on life, centered her purpose, and empowered her to raise her voice to stand up for people going through the same things she did. Her story is one that will be all-too-familiar for some, but inspiring and hopeful for all.
From the Vault: Mistress Heather (Dominatrix by Night)
FROM THE VAULT | Enjoy this spicy re-released episode from Season 1:
Break out the blindfolds...in this episode, Mistress Heather invites Triple A into the world of kink. She may be a marketing consultant by day, but by night she helps people fill gaps in their sex lives in ways that are more empowering and transformative than you might imagine. This conversation is both juicy and poignant. Don’t we all need a bit of that?
Awesome podcast! So proud!
Authentic Powerful Stories
My fave podcast has to be the ‘Freedom Fighter’ Shabana Basij-Rasikh’s story about going to ‘secret school’ in Afghanistan, as her family risked their lives for her education. The fact that after she received her college education in US, she decided to go back to Afghanistan to start a private school for girls, is so powerful, admirable and remarkable. I was mesmerized! Bravo for sharing her inspiring & uplifting story.
Love the energy of the speakers and inspiring stories! My new fave podcast for neighborhood walks.