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HER With Amena Brown is a podcast centered on elevating the voices, stories, and experiences of women, particularly women of color. Spoken word poet and author Amena Brown invites her guests to share their successes, mistakes, lessons, laughs, and triumphs around each season’s theme.

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    • Philosophy
    • 4.9, 84 Ratings

HER With Amena Brown is a podcast centered on elevating the voices, stories, and experiences of women, particularly women of color. Spoken word poet and author Amena Brown invites her guests to share their successes, mistakes, lessons, laughs, and triumphs around each season’s theme.

    Episode 43: Bonus Episode – Native Virtual Book Tour with Kaitlin Curtice

    Episode 43: Bonus Episode – Native Virtual Book Tour with Kaitlin Curtice

    Amena talks with Potawatomi author and speaker Kaitlin Curtice on Instagram Live about her new book Native: Identity, Belonging, and Rediscovering God. Kaitlin shares her journey of decolonization and reconnecting with her identity as an Indigenous woman. To find out more about Kaitlin Curtice, visit https://kaitlincurtice.com/.

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    • 56 min
    Episode 42: End of the Year Affirmation with Makeda Lewis

    Episode 42: End of the Year Affirmation with Makeda Lewis

    Visual artist and Amena’s sister, Makeda Lewis, shared an affirmation on Episode 27 as her answer to whom she would give a She Did That Award and it was so epic that it deserved an episode all its own. Listen in and maybe you’ll give yourself a She Did That Award too. 

    • 3 min
    Episode 41: Bonus Episode: Self-care and Living Single with Latasha Morrison

    Episode 41: Bonus Episode: Self-care and Living Single with Latasha Morrison

    In this bonus episode, founder of Be the Bridge and author of the book of the same name, Latasha Morrison, answers questions from social media as she and Amena discuss singleness in church spaces and what Latasha does for self-care and for fun. Check out Latasha’s new book, Be the Bridge: Pursuing God’s Heart for Racial Reconciliation at https://latashamorrison.com/book/. For more information on Latasha’s organization, Be the Bridge, visit https://bethebridge.com/. 

    • 15 min
    Episode 40: Bonus Episode – Creating Empowerment with Aggie Netunze

    Episode 40: Bonus Episode – Creating Empowerment with Aggie Netunze

    Amena talks with Agnes “Aggie” Netunze, General Manager for Sseko Designs in Uganda. Aggie shares her story of how she went against cultural expectations for Ugandan girls and became a businesswoman. Amena and Aggie discuss the successes and the challenges of being in leadership and why it’s important to empower women and girls. Find out more about Sseko Designs at https://ssekodesigns.com/.

    • 43 min
    Episode 39: Creativity and Business of Photography with Michelle Norris

    Episode 39: Creativity and Business of Photography with Michelle Norris

    Amena talks with photographer and creative director at Tropico Photo, Michelle Norris. Amena and Michelle discuss navigating the tensions between creative work and business. Michelle shares why creating an aesthetic is important for anyone building a brand and why it’s important to know and understand the worth of your work. Find out more about Tropico Photo at https://www.tropicophoto.com/. 

    • 49 min
    Episode 38: Partnership in Community with Jeannine Umutoniwase

    Episode 38: Partnership in Community with Jeannine Umutoniwase

    Amena talks with Jeannine Umutoniwase, CEO of faith-based, Rwandan social enterprise Azizi Life which connects Rwandan artisans to the global market. Jeannine shares how her upbringing and her work as a guest house manager prepared her for leading an organization. In discussing her work with Azizi Life, Jeannine talks about the importance of empowering women and the lessons she’s learned as a CEO. For more information about Azizi Life, visit https://azizilife.com. For 20% off all nonsale items use code ForHER.

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
84 Ratings

84 Ratings

fmcoyle ,

Creative, curious, courageous.

Nuanced conversations among brilliant women. Here for this. And, for the She-Did-That’s. Thank you, Amena! 👏🏽👏🏽✨

E. Chadé ,

Lolz for days +

Hilarious, inspiring, and life giving!!

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Encouragement

Amena’s a voice we all need in our lives.

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