TrailBlazers Impact transports the listener into the journey of contemporary history-makers with “her-story” of the range of influences, challenges and strategies that made way for women with an ordinary start to go on to rack up extraordinary achievements. These stories touch your heart and soul and make you realize it is possible to prevail even in the face of gender bias and/or racial discrimination to blaze your own trail when there is no clear path ahead.
Tai Christensen: Close the Racial Gap in Homeownership
Meet Tai Christensen. Tai learned early in life from her great-grandmother that the way to build wealth was through homeownership. So what are the barriers, especially if you are an African-American family? Tai explains why the racial gap in homeownership must be closed and helps black families daily to close that gap.
Learn more at www.TrailBlazersImpact.com
Clare Price: Making Remote Work
Many of us were floundering in March 2019 when we had to work from home. COVID was raging outside our door - we had to stay in to work unless we were classified as an essential worker. Clare Price wrote and uploaded a free e-book on her website called Making Remote Work that layed out tips, tools, advice, and a plan on how to make remote work. It was and is one of the best books available! And it was just in time!
Meet Clare Price, the President, and CEO of Octain Growth Systems.
Denise Patterson McKenney: How to WIN!
Denise Patterson McKenney: Have you ever wanted to win an argument so bad you could taste it? Have you ever laid awake at night thinking of what you should have said? Have you ever “won” and regretted it? Have you ever had to discuss a negative performance with an employee and wished you knew how to even begin the conversation? Denise tells us how to prepare for the conflict situation – and the big one – how to exchange criticism for feedback. Words can hurt or heal – she even helps us give bad n
Paula Ward: Break the Glass Ceiling
Would you like to break the glass ceiling? Are people moving up the corporate ladder but you feel like you are stuck in place? Would you like to retire at age 36? If you did, what would you do with the rest of your life? Meet Paula Ward who shares her journey from a childhood in the segregated south, to college-marriage-family-career in the Los Angeles metro area; and a return to the Atlanta metro area and the “new south” after achieving multiple breakthrough career moves in California.
Mozhgan Wafiq Alokozai: Empowering Women in Afghanistan
How do you economically and socially empower oppressed women? Education. By arming women with knowledge, they are able to develop themselves and their households. Mozhgan Wafiq Alokozai has a passion that continues driving through adversity again and again. She’s lived under the Taliban regime in Pakistan, she has provided training programs and opportunities for women in Afghanistan.
Karen Kendra: Write Your Memoirs!
How are you planning to re-fire after your retirement? Perhaps, find a new second career that you’re passionate about and will help you continue building your legacy and impacting others? Karen Kendra is a former nurse who decided to join a writing class to rediscover herself after retirement. She wanted to write about her experiences in life which landed her in memoir writing. She now facilitates classes and writing groups to teach people how to write their memoirs/ autobiographies. TrailBlazersImpact.co
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