10 episodes

"How Do You See Your Glass?" serves to amplify the voices of Black Women. This is the voyage to visibility. Here are their stories. Grab a glass of wine & enjoy! #educonoirfemme

Instagram: @hdy.sygpodcast

How Do You See Your Glass‪?‬ Alison Martinez

    • Education
    • 4.9 • 10 Ratings

"How Do You See Your Glass?" serves to amplify the voices of Black Women. This is the voyage to visibility. Here are their stories. Grab a glass of wine & enjoy! #educonoirfemme

Instagram: @hdy.sygpodcast

    Empowered Garifuna Woman with Kayla Arthur

    Empowered Garifuna Woman with Kayla Arthur

    In this episode Kayla discusses her life growing up in the Bronx and her journey to becoming an educator who now has the opportunity to be in the same spaces as Garifuna children through the NYC Department of Education. Thank you Kayla for being an amazing role model and shout out to all the Garifuna educators out there!

    Outro Song: Punta Rebels- Gudumein * I DO NOT OWN COPYRIGHTS TO THIS MUSIC*

    Kayla's Instagram: @asprettyaskay

    Podcast Instagram: @hdy.sygpodcast

    Host Instagram: @__alisonm

    Bio: Kayla Arthur is a Bronx,New York native currently serving her community as a bilingual educator. In 2017, she obtained her Masters degree from Hunter college with a concentration in Bilingual education.

    She has worked within that scope with students in the South Bronx for 5 years. As a proud second generation Honduran-Garifuna woman she strives to shed light on the Garifuna experience within her classroom.

    Outside of work she is an amazing mother of two girls whom are her inspiration. In the future she hopes to use her knowledge of education and her personal experience to create children’s books focused on diversity and representation.

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    • 20 min
    Empowered Garifuna Woman with Jasminne Rochez

    Empowered Garifuna Woman with Jasminne Rochez

    In this episode Jasminne speaks about her experience growing up in a traditional Garifuna household while battling mental health and identity issues as a Gen-Z. We dive into ways we can close the gap as first-generation Americans and healthy practices as we work to end the stigma!

    Outro Song: Fernandez Band - Wayarou * I DO NOT OWN COPYRIGHTS TO THIS MUSIC*

    Podcast Instagram: @hdy.sygpodcast

    Host Instagram: @__alisonm

    Bio: Jasminne Rochez is a Brooklyn, NY native and is a recent college graduate from Binghamton University. During her undergraduate career, she studied English with a

    concentration in creative writing along with cinema.

    Jasminne has written short fiction stories inspired both by her personal experiences as a Garifuna girl growing up and her imagination. She strives to work in the digital media and entertainment industry while she writes her short stories on the side.

    YouTube channel: Blurred Lights

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCCC4HmwVqlTQVuUycKngwaw/featured

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    • 34 min
    Empowered Garifuna Woman with Janitza Bonilla

    Empowered Garifuna Woman with Janitza Bonilla

    In this episode Janitza speaks about her experience growing up in the Bronx, NY and navigating her Guatemalan heritage. She touches on her family dynamics as well as her journey to learning Garifuna! 



    Outro Song: Paula Castillo - Billama Damb * I DO NOT OWN COPYRIGHTS TO THIS MUSIC*



    Janitza's Instagram: JanitzaRenee._

    Podcast Instagram: @hdy.sygpodcast

    Host Instagram: @__alisonm



    Bio: Janitza Bonilla is a Bronx, New York native whose parents are from Livingston Izabal, Guatemala. She graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and went on to work with the elderly population post graduation.

    Presently, Janitza is a kindergarten teacher and plans to continue her education by obtaining her

    Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and Counseling.

    Through her educational and professional experiences, Janitza aspires to help those struggling with mental health issues and create a safe space for them.

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    • 23 min
    Empowered Garifuna Woman with Feroza Cayetano

    Empowered Garifuna Woman with Feroza Cayetano

    In this episode Feroza takes us through the journey of dissecting the history of the Garifuna people. Feroza not only encourages us to go beyond the history that we have traditionally been told but we also dive into some deep questions about the truth behind who we are as a people. Feroza touches on some important topics such a spirituality, her experience as a singer and also traveling to amazing countries such as Brazil and now residing in Madrid, Spain.

    Be sure to check out her podcast @garifunasistaspodcast for more amazing content on understanding spirituality in the Garifuna community. Amazing work Feroza!

    Outro Song: Andy Palacio and the Garifuna Collective - Weyu Larigi Weyu *I DO NOT OWN COPYRIGHTS TO THIS MUSIC*

    Feroza's Instagram: @feroza.cayetano

    Podcast Instagram: @hdy.sygpodcast

    Host Instagram: @__alisonm

    Bio: Feroza Cayetano is a singer-soulwriter, music producer and co-host of the Garifuna Sistas Talk Spirituality podcast. She is firmly rooted in Barranco Village and Dangriga, Belize, though her branches have traveled far beyond her humble beginnings.

    As a musician, Feroza alchemizes darkness and light to create songs for the intention of healing. As a podcast co-host, Feroza hopes to demystify Garifuna spirituality through storytelling with other

    spirituality practitioners.

    As someone who has always been a foreigner, she has found strength in the specificity of learning more about the spirituality aspect of Garifuna culture, and seeks to share that knowledge with the world.

    Be sure to check out her podcast @garifunasistaspodcast!

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    • 21 min
    Empowered Garifuna Woman with Trina Palacio

    Empowered Garifuna Woman with Trina Palacio

    In this episode Trina discusses her experience growing up in Belize, describing celebrations such as Garifuna Settlement Day, living and navigating Trinidad as a Garifuna woman obtaining her college degree and ultimately traveling to St.Vincent (Yurumein) the brith place of the Garifuna people! Be sure to check out @lisemeinfusions on instagram!

    Outro Song: Aurelio Martinez - Wamada  *I DO NOT OWN COPYRIGHTS TO THIS MUSIC*

    Trina's Instagram: 3_na_bz

    Podcast Instagram: @hdy.sygpodcast

    Host Instagram: @__alisonm

    Bio: Trina Palacio is a Belizean woman of Garifuna descent. She has been raised between Belize City, Dangriga Town which is where her mother is from, and Punta Gorda Town where her father is from. Palacio spent more time in the latter and holds very fond memories of her childhood there.

    She holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics with minors in Social Development Policy & Planning and Gender Development Studies from the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus in Trinidad and Tobago W.I.

    She currently works as a Research Assistant for the Centre of Applied Development Studies (CADS), a consultancy firm based in Belize.

    Palacio also owns a small business called Lisemé Infusions which specializes in infused oils for cooking and liqueurs, both of which are naturally flavored with spices, herbs and fruits. Lisemé Infusions products are currently only available in Belize and can be found on Instagram at @lisemeinfusions Facebook as Liseme Infusions, or via website: lisemeinfusions.com

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    • 28 min
    Empowered Garifuna Woman with Jennifer Nunez

    Empowered Garifuna Woman with Jennifer Nunez

    In this episode Jennifer discusses her experience as a Garifuna woman growing in Harlem to attending a Historically Black University! We dive deep into the conversation of Afrolatinidad and what that means for us navigating our identity as Garifuna people who have adopted the Latin culture due to the mass exodus from St.Vincent to Central America.

    Outro Song: Xcstacy- Bunabou (Live) *I DO NOT OWN COPYRIGHTS TO THIS MUSIC*

    Jennifer's Instagram:__plain.janeeee

    Podcast Instagram: @hdy.sygpodcast

    Host Instagram: @__alisonm

    Bio: Jennifer Nuñez is a Harlem, New York native and Howard University Alumna. As a first generation college student, Jennifer originally decided to pursue her studies in Criminal Justice in hopes of becoming a practicing law attorney.

    After graduation, she accepted a case management role at a non-profit organization that allowed her to gain professional experience in crisis intervention, victim advocacy & case management. Upon her completion of her Masters in Social work, Jennifer hopes to begin a non-profit organization that provides trauma informed care to survivors of domestic violence & sexual abuse.

    #EmpoweredGarifunaWoman

    #HBCU Grad

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

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5 stars!

Such a lovely podcast. I’m really enjoying the current Women Empowerment series. I love the diversity of stories and the overall upliftment that Alison is facilitating.

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