80 episodes

That SOCIAL WORK Lady, Season 2 is dedicated to providing a platform for Black women to share stories from their lived experience. If mediocre white men are given platforms to spew whatever whenever about nothing at all, shouldn't Black women be given the opportunity to talk about their lives, dispel myths about the stereotypes, and laugh? Of course they should. Listen to the THAT SOCIAL WORK LADY Podcast. We're building community. Here is where you belong.

That Social Work Lady Wanda Olugbala

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

That SOCIAL WORK Lady, Season 2 is dedicated to providing a platform for Black women to share stories from their lived experience. If mediocre white men are given platforms to spew whatever whenever about nothing at all, shouldn't Black women be given the opportunity to talk about their lives, dispel myths about the stereotypes, and laugh? Of course they should. Listen to the THAT SOCIAL WORK LADY Podcast. We're building community. Here is where you belong.

    Season 2, Episode 45: Talking Sisterhood, Leadership, and Service with Dr. Araba Afenyi-Annan and Educator Leola Banks

    Season 2, Episode 45: Talking Sisterhood, Leadership, and Service with Dr. Araba Afenyi-Annan and Educator Leola Banks

    Episode 45 is the season finale for Season 2 for That Social Work Lady Podcast. Recorded on November 12, 2022, this episode pays homage to my sorority Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. I am so grateful to the two women who joined me to celebrate our sorority's centennial celebration: Dr. Araba Afenyi-Annan and Educator Leola Banks. We pledged together at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (Iota Psi Chapter) and have each done the work to live out our sorority mission - Greater Service,...

    • 51 min
    Season 2, Episode 44: But Is She Funny?

    Season 2, Episode 44: But Is She Funny?

    Comediennes are community griots. They make spaces for the stories that we all need to know and tell them with flare and honesty while making us laugh. enoje (EN-oh-jay) is a community griot. In episode 44, she graces me with her brilliance, and goals for creating space for women to explore comedy for our mental health and well being. She takes her cue from her own mother's laughter. Remembering stories from her childhood of her mother and the aunties being in the kitchen telling each other s...

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Season 2, Episode 43: Bodily Autonomy is for Everybody

    Season 2, Episode 43: Bodily Autonomy is for Everybody

    Abortion is a medical procedure that ends a pregnancy. Why then is something so basic at the heart of so many toxic conversations?Episode 43 brings a topic that is very dear to my heart - bodily autonomy. It’s time we reframe the abortion conversation as a discussion about right to privacy and bodily autonomy. Any other approach to this conversation is problematic and grounded in patriarchal toxicity. American citizens with the capacity for pregnancy deserve to be able to make med...

    • 40 min
    Season 2, Episode 42: Jacqueline M. Baker Talks Leadership & Etiquette

    Season 2, Episode 42: Jacqueline M. Baker Talks Leadership & Etiquette

    Jacqueline M. Baker is a speaker, author, leadership consultant and advisor known for her unique approach to modern etiquette and leadership. As the author of The Unexpected Leader: Discovering the Leader Within You and Leader by Mistake: Becoming A Leader One Mistake At A Time, she frequently speaks and writes on the leadership-for-all concept.In Episode 42, I got to speak with leadership consultant and entrepreneur Jacqueline M. Baker about her company Scarlet Communications and the impact ...

    • 40 min
    Season 2, Episode 41: Find Your North Star and #JustStart with Jacqueline M. Baker

    Season 2, Episode 41: Find Your North Star and #JustStart with Jacqueline M. Baker

    Episode 41 brings another Black woman's story and this time we're getting advice from a leadership expert. Jacqueline M. Baker is a speaker, author, leadership consultant and advisor known for her unique approach to modern etiquette and leadership. As the author of The Unexpected Leader: Discovering the Leader Within You and Leader by Mistake: Becoming A Leader One Mistake At A Time, she frequently speaks and writes on the leadership-for-all concept.This conversation that I got to have with J...

    • 49 min
    Season 2, Episode 40: Pivoting while Parenting for Black and Brown Mamas and Papas

    Season 2, Episode 40: Pivoting while Parenting for Black and Brown Mamas and Papas

    The world has shifted. It has changed. So how do you are a parent of black or brown child pivot to be responsive to the times we live in now?...parents fear being viewed as inconsistent or worst undermining our own authority by changing our minds. The paradox of that is that there is no better expression of authority to making a change due to changing circumstances or the realization that you didn't do enough due diligence before making a decision.-Heather Frazier, Pivot Parenting PodcastEpis...

    • 41 min

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