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Empowerography is a platform that believes in amplifying the voices of women and empowering their platforms to share messages of inspiration and community. We are empowering women ONE show at a time

Empowerography Brad Walsh

    • Health & Fitness
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Empowerography is a platform that believes in amplifying the voices of women and empowering their platforms to share messages of inspiration and community. We are empowering women ONE show at a time

    EPS 587 Unsilenced Voices: Inspiring Change in the Fight Against Domestic Violence with Michelle Jewsbury

    EPS 587 Unsilenced Voices: Inspiring Change in the Fight Against Domestic Violence with Michelle Jewsbury

    My guest today is Michelle Jewsbury. Michelle Jewsbury is a powerhouse advocate for those who have experienced pain and trauma. As the the founder of Unsilenced Voices, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering survivors of domestic violence and abuse, Michelle has become a leading voice in the fight against these insidious crimes. Michelle's journey has been shaped by her own experiences of trauma and abuse. However, rather than let these experiences hold her back, Michelle has used them as a catalyst for positive change, dedicating her life to helping others who have faced similar challenges. As an internationally recognized speaker, coach, and advocate, Michelle has reached countless individuals with her powerful message of hope and healing. She has been featured in numerous publications and media outlets, including Yahoo Finace, KTLA, and NBC News. With her unwavering commitment to social justice and her passion for empowering others, Michelle Jewsbury is a true force for change in the world today. Her work has touched countless lives and serves as an inspiration to all those who seek to make a difference in the lives of others. In this episode we discuss social currency, domestic violence, philanthropy and unsilenced voices.
     
    Website - https://www.michellejewsbury.com/
                    https://unsilencedvoices.org
    IG - https://www.instagram.com/michellejewsbury
    LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-jewsbury/
    Book - Breaking The Silence: Voices of Survivors - https://www.amazon.ca/Breaking-Silence-Survivors-Michelle-Jewsbury/dp/B0CS9HR5SS
     
    In this episode you will learn:
    1. Why accepting responsibility for our part in situations is an integral part of healing.
    2. The importance of having the self-awareness to look for the silver lining in any situation in order to be able to move forward.
    3. Suggestions for women to be able to get out of domestic violence situations.
     
    "So 2017, I founded Unsilenced Voices. We began in West Africa, so I've always had a heart for Africa. Never really knew why, just God gave me that. We started in Ghana, expanding to Sierra Leone, then Rwanda ." - 00:02:49
    "Biggest takeaway from leaving that abusive relationship. I started to really kind of dive into therapy and counseling, and I understood why I gravitated towards a man who treated me so poorly. "- 00:19:29
    "Well it's a generational cycle. So it starts with the kids.  Unfortunately, 40 to 60 percent of kids who experienced domestic violence in the home turn out to be abusers or the abused." - 00:31:25
     
    THE WORLD needs to hear your message and your story.
    Don’t deny the world of that gift within you that the universe has gave to you.
    Someone out there needs to hear your story because it will support them in feeling hope, inspired and even transformed.
    Want to discover how I help my clients get out of their own way, show up and confidently share their message?
    I would like to invite you to check out my FREE MASTERCLASS REPLAY Start Your Own Podcast: Idea to Implementation
    Watch Here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7iItDG4qaI

    • 53 min
    EPS 586 How To Be Proof Of What's Possible with Havilah Malone

    EPS 586 How To Be Proof Of What's Possible with Havilah Malone

    My guest today is Havilah Malone. Havilah Malone is an Executive Producer, Actress, and 3x Best Selling Author on a mission to be a catalyst for positive change in over 2 Billion people’s lives. The Inspirational Thought Leader & former Ms. Louisiana Universal has been featured on FOX, NBC, ABC, CBS, Huffington Post and more. Havilah graduated from college at the age of nineteen with two degrees, and went on to manage a $160 Million dollar business for tech giant Hewlett Packard by age 21, while also serving as their On-Air Host on QVC, HSN, Shop at Home TV and America’s Store. Havilah has been featured in numerous films, national TV commercials, and known for her roles in HBO’S Barry, Insecure, and NCIS: New Orleans. This multi-talented Manifester shares her pillars of success with audiences around the world to help female Creatives and Entrepreneurs multiply their impact and #BeProofOfWhatsPossible. In this episode we discuss being proof of what's possible, the universe, acting, and the inside out job of self-work.
     
    Books - https://www.amazon.com/stores/Havilah-Malone/author/B00GO9D5ZI?ref=ap_rdr&isDramIntegrated=true&shoppingPortalEnabled=true
    IG - https://www.instagram.com/havilahmalone/
    LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/havilahmalone/
    YouTube (Be Proof of What's Possible) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PPxTmqHvFk8
     
    In this episode you will learn:
    1. Why innerstanding your power can become your truth.
    2. How you can move out of a job you hate and step into doing what your soul is calling you to do.
    3. How YOU can be proof of what's possible.
     
    "My mission in life is to be a catalyst for positive change in over 2 billion people's lives. That is the bigger picture focus for me. And I do that by being proof of what's possible." - 00:01:32
    "I feel like my job is to be a light in the way that we all have blind spots. We all to our potential, to our gifts, to our purpose in life, we have blind spots to it. "- 00:25:38
    "I love the person who I am. And it took my entire life's journey to create this person." - 00:47:34
     
    THE WORLD needs to hear your message and your story.
    Don’t deny the world of that gift within you that the universe has gave to you.
    Someone out there needs to hear your story because it will support them in feeling hope, inspired and even transformed.
    Want to discover how I help my clients get out of their own way, show up and confidently share their message?
    I would like to invite you to check out my FREE MASTERCLASS REPLAY Start Your Own Podcast: Idea to Implementation
    Watch Here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7iItDG4qaI

    • 57 min
    EPS 585 From Trauma to Triumph: The Power of Giving Back with Ashley Burney

    EPS 585 From Trauma to Triumph: The Power of Giving Back with Ashley Burney

    My guest today is Ashley Burney. Ashley Burney is a community relations professional, public speaker, host and nonprofit executive. She has served the Las Vegas community for over 19 years. Ashley earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and holds a Diversity and Inclusion certification from Cornell University. Ashley is the Founder and President of Heart To Heart LLC and Ashley Burney Consulting. Heart To Heart LLC is a media, events and products platform focused on empowering, motivating and uplifting women and the community. Visionary for Your Bold Is Beautiful (YBIB), a trademark registered event series and lifestyle brand, she takes pride in creating a safe space to enlighten and empower individuals to be bold in their truth. The annual Your Bold Is Beautiful (YBIB) Women’s Empowerment Summit has convened thousands of women and men in a life changing, energy shifting and inspiring atmosphere. In this episode we discuss being where your feet are, heart to heart, life altering experiences, community, your bold is beautiful and philanthropy.
     
    Website - https://www.hearttoheartspeaks.com/
    IG - https://www.instagram.com/successful_one/
           https://www.instagram.com/hearttoheartllc/
    LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ashley-burney-736aa853/
     
    In this episode you will learn:
    1. What "Being where your feet are" means and how it can help you focus.
    2. Why it's so important to be grateful for the difficult situations in our lives and look for the gift in them.
    3. The importance of mentorship.
     
    "Heart to heart actually Originated and started I was a dean secretary So I would see who they call frequent flyers and those students who just needed a little bit more direction and they know that Miss Bernie, I would shoot it to them straight." - 00:08:59
    "You have to thank God for the doors that close because sometimes when we want to hold that handle open,  we're really not walking in our magic."- 00:44:25
    "You are your bold. There is no one that brings to the table what you do with your fingerprint. So go out into the world and leave that baby everywhere you can." - 01:00:41
     
    THE WORLD needs to hear your message and your story.
    Don’t deny the world of that gift within you that the universe has gave to you.
    Someone out there needs to hear your story because it will support them in feeling hope, inspired and even transformed.
    Want to discover how I help my clients get out of their own way, show up and confidently share their message?
    I would like to invite you to check out my FREE MASTERCLASS REPLAY Start Your Own Podcast: Idea to Implementation
    Watch Here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7iItDG4qaI

    • 1 hr 2 min
    EPS 584 Painting Past Fear; An Artists Toolkit for Creative Confidence with Monica Shulman

    EPS 584 Painting Past Fear; An Artists Toolkit for Creative Confidence with Monica Shulman

    My guest today is Monica Shulman. Monica Shulman is a New York-based artist whose brand of gestural abstraction is a form of story-telling. Rooted in the traditions of abstract expressionism, Monica’s world is best described as colorful and rhythmic and her paintings reflect an evolving universe where communication is lessconcrete. Primarily self-taught, Monica creates sculptural surfaces through her heavily layered impastotechnique and her paintings exhibit a compulsive energy and the dynamic tension between recklessabandon and careful restraint. She engages the medium itself, specifically oil paint and oil pastel, as aparticipant in both her abstract and figurative works. In this episode we discuss art, confidence as an artist, creativity vs. artistic ability and mindset.
     
    Website - https://www.monicashulman.com/
     IG - https://www.instagram.com/monicashulman/
    LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/monicashulman/
    FB - https://www.facebook.com/monicashulmanstudio
     
    In this episode you will learn:
    1. What the difference is between creativity vs. artistic ability.
    2. The importance of being vulnerable when creating art.
    3. Ways to deal with and overcome creative blocks when they come up.
     
    "Art was always kind of part of my life in the sense that my parents exposed me to it. I did take art classes when I was younger in high school and always had sort of my finger on the pulse, like very, photography." - 00:02:26
    "I think that being vulnerable and the ability to be vulnerable is crucial to making art. I think that, it's almost like you're naked in front of the world. "- 00:39:14
    "I think that listening to people is something that, that's like the greatest gift that you can give a person and again, like pausing, not being so much in a rush to get to the next thing." - 00:53:44
     
    THE WORLD needs to hear your message and your story.
    Don’t deny the world of that gift within you that the universe has gave to you.
    Someone out there needs to hear your story because it will support them in feeling hope, inspired and even transformed.
    Want to discover how I help my clients get out of their own way, show up and confidently share their message?
    I would like to invite you to check out my FREE MASTERCLASS REPLAY Start Your Own Podcast: Idea to Implementation
    Watch Here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7iItDG4qaI

    • 59 min
    EPS 583 How Financial Confidence & Literacy Lead to Financial Empowerment with Sarah K Charles

    EPS 583 How Financial Confidence & Literacy Lead to Financial Empowerment with Sarah K Charles

    My guest today is Sarah K Charles. I am a champion of women’s financial empowerment and an advocate for increasing women’s confidence when it comes to investing. I spent over two decades at top advisory firms advising clients and advancing innovative approaches to client service before launching Sanctuary with my husband Jim in 2023. I am committed to shining a spotlight on hourly planning in order to democratize the planning process and increase access to independent objective financial advice. I am a passionate storyteller known for connecting authentically with stakeholders, a mission-driven thought leader on developing female leaders, and a Swiftie. In this episode we discuss advocacy, the special needs community, the Paige Awards, The You Belong Foundation and being in and of service to others.
     
    Website - https://sanctuaryfinancialplanning.com/
    LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarah-k-charles/
    YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/@sarahkcharles
     
    In this episode you will learn:
    1. The importance and benefits of democratizing financial advice with hourly planning.
    2. Why we need to acknowledge and understand our money stories in order to figure out how to adapt and move past them.
    3. Financial confidence vs. financial literacy and understanding the two in order to lead to financial empowerment.
     
    "I really love the idea of looking for gifts. There's a quote from Richard Bach where he says, There's no such thing as a problem without a gift for you in its hands." - 00:05:48
    "I think change and progress are incremental. And so the fact that we talk about women's financial inequality, if we can keep talking about it, keep shining a spotlight on it, keep elevating awareness, that's going to help us figure out how to shift to. A landscape where there's more parity between men and women. "- 00:17:12
    "I would want to let the world know that, Women's financial confidence is important.  We control a tremendous amount of wealth." - 00:36:02
     
    THE WORLD needs to hear your message and your story.
    Don’t deny the world of that gift within you that the universe has gave to you.
    Someone out there needs to hear your story because it will support them in feeling hope, inspired and even transformed.
    Want to discover how I help my clients get out of their own way, show up and confidently share their message?
    I would like to invite you to check out my FREE MASTERCLASS REPLAY Start Your Own Podcast: Idea to Implementation
    Watch Here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7iItDG4qaI

    • 37 min
    EPS 582 The Inclusion Revolution: Insights from a Special Needs Ambassador with Wendy Cunningham Barnes

    EPS 582 The Inclusion Revolution: Insights from a Special Needs Ambassador with Wendy Cunningham Barnes

    My guest today is Wendy Cunningham Barnes. Wendy was born and raised in the city Chicago, IL. She is a successful entrepreneur, bestselling author, host of the WendyLyfe, radio talk cohost, ambassador, wife, and mother of three (Paige, Matthew and Christian). Wendy left Corporate America in 1995 to launch her own Mary Kay organization. She has a gift for inspiring women to believe in their own unique beauty. She also participates in several women’s networking groups. As an ambassador for the special-needs community, Wendy works to encourage the families of special needs children, and advocates for care giving professionals who support this community. Her advocacy for the disabled was born out her experience raising her own special needs children, daughter Paige (who passed in 2013) and son Christian. In this episode we discuss advocacy, the special needs community, the Paige Awards, The You Belong Foundation and being in and of service to others.
     
    Website - https://www.life-imagined.org/
     IG - https://www.instagram.com/wendy.l.cunningham
    LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/wendy-l-cunningham-barnes-390a8baa/
    The You Belong Foundation - https://www.theyoubelongfoundation.org/
     
    In this episode you will learn:
    1. Why it's so important to be in and of service to others.
    2. How you can start to advocate for the special needs community and help create inclusivity.
    3. Ways to be a strong self-advocate or to advocate for others.
     
    "To have an effect on people. To be able to take what I've learned in my life's journey, right? All of the pitfalls, the trips, the heartaches, and prayerfully keep someone else from having to go through that." - 00:04:47
    "Any one of us could become disabled at any point. I had never thought about that. "- 00:20:39
    "When you look in the mirror daily, you're not only looking at yourself, but you're looking at who the world has created in you." - 00:54:04
     
    THE WORLD needs to hear your message and your story.
    Don’t deny the world of that gift within you that the universe has gave to you.
    Someone out there needs to hear your story because it will support them in feeling hope, inspired and even transformed.
    Want to discover how I help my clients get out of their own way, show up and confidently share their message?
    I would like to invite you to check out my FREE MASTERCLASS REPLAY Start Your Own Podcast: Idea to Implementation
    Watch Here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7iItDG4qaI

    • 56 min

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48 Ratings

48 Ratings

PPPrep ,

Such an important podcast!

I LOVE this podcast! And it also feels super important. Through this beautiful platform, Brad is empowering women to share their truth with the world. With his passion for bringing out the best in others, and his insightful questions, he allows a true self expression and sharing. Our world needs more of this. Thank you so much, Brad!

Jumana Adler ,

A Must-Listen for Empowerment, Elevation, and Education

"Empowerography," hosted by Brad, is a gem in the podcast world. This show is dedicated to empowering, elevating, and educating women from around the globe. Each episode amplifies the voices of incredible women, sharing their stories, insights, and wisdom.

Brad, who is such a bright light in the world for so many, creates a welcoming platform where women's experiences are celebrated and their achievements highlighted. The podcast covers a diverse range of topics, ensuring something meaningful for every listener.

What makes "Empowerography" special is its focus on real empowerment. The stories are inspiring and motivate action and change. Brad’s respectful and uplifting approach elevates the conversation, making each episode both enlightening and empowering.

If you're looking for a podcast that truly supports and amplifies women's voices, "Empowerography" is a must-listen. Thank you, Brad, for your dedication to making a difference through this wonderful podcast!

Kat - biz coach ,

Great questions and wonderful interactions with Guests!

I love listening to Brad’s podcast because it just feels so nature. He also asks some really great questions that have given me new ways to look at things and think on stuff. I also had the privilege of guesting on his show as well and yes, it is just a smooth for us as the guest as well. Great energy, great questions, great atmosphere.

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