127 episodes

Welcome to your favorite podcast produced and hosted by Essah Cozett where she uplifts amazing people on their unique journeys.

Essah Cozett Díaz, PhD. is a Liberian-American poet, podcaster, and community organizer. Her research is rooted in migration, memory, storytelling, and African traditional healing practices. She is an alumnae of the Obsidian Foundation and the Young Scholars of Liberia. Her writing has appeared in several international print and online publications. Essah loves encouraging others to move forward with ease in pursuit of their dreams.

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Welcome to your favorite podcast produced and hosted by Essah Cozett where she uplifts amazing people on their unique journeys.

Essah Cozett Díaz, PhD. is a Liberian-American poet, podcaster, and community organizer. Her research is rooted in migration, memory, storytelling, and African traditional healing practices. She is an alumnae of the Obsidian Foundation and the Young Scholars of Liberia. Her writing has appeared in several international print and online publications. Essah loves encouraging others to move forward with ease in pursuit of their dreams.

    Episode 127 | Phasing out with Ease

    Episode 127 | Phasing out with Ease

    Episode 127. Essah Cozett discusses her recent publications, dissertation updates, and developing community archive projects.

    Essah Cozett Diaz is a Liberian-American poet, podcaster, and PhD candidate at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras. Her research is rooted in migration, memory, storytelling, and African traditional healing practices. Díaz is currently a fellow of the Diaspora Solidarities Lab, a multi-institutional Black feminist digital humanities partnership. She was a 2022 Pathways intern with the Office of Digital Humanities at the National Endowment for the Humanities. Díaz served two terms as Chair of the Caribbean Without Borders Graduate Student Conference. In 2016, she founded Hermanas del Agua, the Puerto Rican chapter of the SisterCARE Alliance, to create a safe space for women and non-binary people to practice strategic self-care. Díaz is a co-editor of the collections Mothering, Community, and Friendship (Demeter Press, 2022) and Distancing as Infinite Entanglement: Healing, Intersectionality and Interstices in the Languages, Literatures and Cultures of the Greater Caribbean and Beyond (University of Curaçao, 2021). She is also an alumnae of the Obsidian Foundation and the Young Scholars of Liberia. Her writing has appeared in several international print and online publications. Essah loves encouraging others to move forward with ease in pursuit of their dreams.

    https://www.essahcozett.com

    • 15 min
    Episode 126 | I am not for Everyone

    Episode 126 | I am not for Everyone

    Episode 126. Darian “Creative” Harris opens up about his experiences as an entrepreneur and his inspirations as a marketing expert.


    Darian “Creative” Harris is a Southern photographer, marketing and branding expert. He is also a skilled Digital Content Creator and Philanthropist. His goal is to turn ideas into reality.
    https://www.instagram.com/iamcreatve/

    • 15 min
    Episode 125 | The Pursuit of Purpose

    Episode 125 | The Pursuit of Purpose

    Episode 125. Effie Nkrumah celebrates her journey by reflecting on her faith, international experiences, and dedication to her dreams.

    Effie Nkrumah previously known as Benumah, is an energetic and charming performer, interdisciplinary artist, writer and lover of food brought up on Gadigal and Darug countries. She is the voice of Astra, the first Ghanaian Agent in Valorant by Riot Games, creators of League of Legends, a contributor in Maxine Beneba Clarke’s Growing up African in Australia anthology, has played the role of Cleo as a cover in DTC’s production of seven methods of k*lling kylie jenner and holds an MA in Arts Politics from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. As Benumah, her practice relies on memory and the archive and is driven by the concept of challenging the single story of Africa through stories of continental Africans in diaspora, creating work that is entertaining, aesthetically pleasing and discussion prompting. Her installation series See What I See has been performed in Sydney, New York and Accra. She is currently a swing in the Australian cast of the reimagined Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in the roles of Hermione, the Trolley Witch and Madam Hooch. She is also the owner of Australian-Ghanaian clothing brand Keziah Jemima.

    • 28 min
    Episode 124 | The Art of Fashion

    Episode 124 | The Art of Fashion

    Episode 124. Elly Karamoh highlights various experiences that have defined his journey as a celebrity stylist while sharing insight on his passion and aspirations in the fashion industry.

    Elly Karamoh is a designer and fashion stylist with an eccentric love for art appliqué. Originally from Paris, France, but Karamoh has left his mark in Atlanta as a Custom Clothier and Creative Director at Hideoki Bespoke. Elly Karamoh is known for bringing class and high fashion in entertainment industry.

    Instagram: @Elly30

    • 25 min
    Episode 123 | On Your Way

    Episode 123 | On Your Way

    Episode 123. Essah Cozett returns to the mic to discuss the importance of community aid, incorporating rest, and pursuing your dreams.


    Essah Cozett Diaz is a Liberian-American poet, podcaster, and PhD candidate specializing in Literature and Languages of the English-speaking Caribbean at the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras. Her research is rooted in migration, memory, storytelling, and African traditional healing practices. She is currently a Diaspora Solidarities Lab Fellow. Díaz is also an alumnae of the Obsidian Foundation and the Young Scholars of Liberia. Her writing has appeared in several international print and online publications.

    https://www.essahcozett.com

    • 11 min
    Episode 122 | Flavors by Vernice

    Episode 122 | Flavors by Vernice

    Episode 122. Corneal Vernice aka Chef Vee opens up about her food inspirations, hands-on traveling experiences, and hopes as emerging Liberian chef.

    Corneal Vernice is a Liberian culinary expert, traveling caterer, and a phenomenal mother based in Atlanta. Through her company, Flavors by Vernice she creates savory meals that reflect her African roots. Book her for your catering events below.

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    • 20 min

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