Welcome to Girl Powered Success and Survival International. I'm Dr. Cindy Duke. I'm an obstetrician, OBGYN, Fertility Doctor and Scientist, located in sunny Las Vegas Nevada. This is a podcast where we discuss everything that we as women have come to discover are the keys to our survival and success. In this podcast we meet dynamic women from across the globe and hear how they made it happen. We will explore key aspects of their stories to identify common themes and learn how they harnessed their unique traits to excel in their chosen fields.
Fashion Business ft. Dayle Angus
Dayle Abeje Angus, 26, is the owner and designer behind the House of Abeje design company and the brand LINKAGE. Dayle has always had a taste for culture fueled by her multicultural background; her father of Jamaican heritage and her mother a Tobagonain. She pushes to bring diversity to fashion through design and after she gained her BA in Fashion Design, at Marymount University in Arlington Virginia she created HOA which is a byproduct of her love for Caribbean culture.
Dayle's style ranges between edgy and classic with attention paid to comfort and details. She loves to work with asymmetry and also mixing different fabrics together to create a look.
Dayle has worked in various areas of the industry and most recently she has opened her own designer boutique under the name House of Abeje in Tobago and has released her 2018 collection Mesh Lyfe under the LINKAGE brand. Since then she has released two other collections including her latest installment ÒKÙNKÙN that she released at New York Fashion Week, September 2019. She worked with Brian Macfarlane in his recent contribution of Cazabon: The Art of Living, her section being Gang Gang Sarah and Tom. Dayle also released her 2017 collection Et. Al. under the brand name LINKAGE at the Tobago Fashion Coda 2017 installment.
With a solid point of view, Dayle strives to fulfill and project beauty, luxury, passion, diversity and formidability through her designs.
Extreme Self Awareness ft Dr. Aeesha Malik
Dr Aeesha Malik works both in the NHS as a Paediatric Ophthalmic Surgeon and at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) working on projects to reduce avoidable blindness in children in low and middle-income countries(LMICs). She has a breadth of clinical, public health and research experience in low and middle-income countries, and has worked on national eye care policy while a Clinical Advisor at the UK Department of Health and on global health policy with WHO.
Her main interests are in improving global child health focusing on health systems and health policy. She currently leads two main projects; one working to integrate eye care into the child health systems and the second to improve care for premature babies by improving eye care services for Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP).
Healthy Sexual Conversations ft. Onika Henry
Onika Henry is a trained educator, facilitator, counsellor, theatre artist and life skills tutor, with university qualifications in Theatre Arts, Psychology and Human Sexuality. Trained both locally and abroad, Onika uses her combination of specialties for the benefit of her clients and students, in an environment that is healthy, fun, productive, and most of all, safe and non-judgemental.
She is a regular contributing writer for the Newsday Newspapers (nationally as well as the Tobago Newsday), the co-founder of a top-performing arts company in Tobago as well as a trainer of sexual health facilitators. She volunteers at a few NGOs, including Tobago’s only halfway home for ex-prisoners and deportees. As a strong proponent of Theatre forDevelopment (TfD) and Applied Arts, she actively uses the arts as a tool for social and behavior change.
Find Onika online: https://onikahenry.com/
Overcoming and Thriving ft. Dr. Staci Tanouye
Dr.Staci Tanouye, MD, & I’m a board-certified ObGyn in private practice in Jacksonville Beach, FL. I recently started my IG with the goal of empowering women to learn & love their bodies. I have a true passion for women’s health & feel that women deserve to know their bodies because, let’s be honest, women just rock.
In this episode, Dr. Staci gives insight into her career and the life she has built. She provides listeners with some real insight and experience on her journey to achieve her goals.
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The Tech Side Ft. Ayanna Releford
Ayanna Releford is a senior at the University of Nevada, Reno currently double majoring inInformation Systems and Spanish Literature. Ayanna is the Director of Diversity and Inclusion for the Associated Students of the University of Nevada. For the past year and a half, Ayanna has been interning at International Game Technology for their Global IT Help Desk and their Airport Operations.
In this episode, Ayanna discusses her journey and career in the tech industry as a woman of color. She gave some powerful insight for ways regular citizens to be better with technology.
The top 3 cyber security mistakes people make consistently How to better protect your data and your personal information Why some technology isn’t really safe.
Stress Management for Women ft. Parijat Deshpande
Parijat Deshpande is the leading mind body health specialist, trauma professional, speaker and author who teaches women how to deactivate their stress response before and during a high-risk pregnancy so they can give their baby a strong start to life. Her unique approach has served hundreds of women to manage pregnancy complications and reclaim a safety and trust in their bodies that they thought was eroded forever. Parijat is the author of best-selling book Pregnancy Brain: A Mind-Body Approach to Stress Management During a High-Risk Pregnancy.
She is also the host of the popular podcast Delivering Miracles®, that discusses the real, raw side of family-building including infertility, loss, high-risk pregnancy, bedrest, prematurity and healing once baby comes home. Parijat is a clinically trained therapist, a somatic practitioner and a certified trauma professional and a certified clinical trauma specialist for individuals.
On this episode, Dr. Cindy and Parijat discuss motherhood and the birthing process. Parijat was very vulnerable and honest aobu there experiences which make this episode intense! Today you’re going to hear about
What its like to experience complicaitons with child birth. The trauma of a complicated pregnancy and going through the process a second time. Strategies for listening to your intuition and trusting your gut.
Parijat shared some amazing insight and stories during this episode. If you want to learn more about her, you can find Parijat here: www.parijatdeshpande.com
Very uplifting, educational and much more. I’m looking forward to hearing more stories about women around the world!
For giving me the opportunity to tell my story. I was so scared and didn’t think I had that “boom” factor for a podcast. Thanks for the greatest life changing moment for me. You are truly the best.
Looking forward to listening and learning. Congrats Dr. Cindy! Thank you for sharing your wealth of knowledge and for this opportunity.