24 episodes

Corynne Corbett and Kim D’Abreu host this bi-weekly podcast that explores issues related to appearance, diversity, and inclusion and how they help or hinder how women of color in their lives and careers. Society may want to render us invisible, but this podcast holds up a mirror to our experiences and gives a space for our voices.

Visible Women Podcast Corynne Corbett and Kim D'Abreu

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    • 5.0, 13 Ratings

Corynne Corbett and Kim D’Abreu host this bi-weekly podcast that explores issues related to appearance, diversity, and inclusion and how they help or hinder how women of color in their lives and careers. Society may want to render us invisible, but this podcast holds up a mirror to our experiences and gives a space for our voices.

    The Power of Telling Our Stories

    The Power of Telling Our Stories

    On this episode of our podcast, we are excited to welcome Lisa Cortes, an Academy Award-nominated producer of films and documentaries. We talk to her about how storytelling shaped her childhood, how she made the transition from music executive to film and why documentaries like "The Apollo" and "the Remix: Hip Hop x Fashion" are stories that must be told. 

    Original music: Richard D'Abreu (RD3 Music) 

    • 45 min
    Black Girl Abroad: Living and Working as an Expat

    Black Girl Abroad: Living and Working as an Expat

    On this episode, we are talking about picking up and moving to another country. Our guest, Heather Shaw, decided to pull up stakes at the age of 40 and start a new life in Dubai. With her we discuss why she made the decision, job hunting abroad, how she built community, dating, job loss and how faith was an important factor of her experience. Plus, why she didn't have time to be fragile during this experience. 

    Original Music: Richard D'Abreu Jr. (RD3 Music)

    • 47 min
    How Do We Talk About Race?

    How Do We Talk About Race?

    Why is having a serious conversation about race so difficult? We unpack this highly sensitive subject on this episode. We are joined by Audrey Rowe, Program Director of the South Orange|Maplewood Community Coalition on Race, an organization that is taking on this tough subject and working on going beyond diversity to strive for racial integration that is positive, meaningful and impactful. Learn what it means to be an upstander instead of a bystander, why social integration is the new frontier.

    • 40 min
    Black Women and Money: Getting Paid What You Deserve

    Black Women and Money: Getting Paid What You Deserve

    This show is a must listen for Black women of every age. On it, we discuss the pay gap that is a reality for many of us and how not getting paid what we deserve impacts both our careers and our lives. We are joined by Natalie S. Burke, President & CEO of CommonHealth ACTION, who shares her insights on how Black women, whether they are entrepreneurs or in a corporate setting need to look at negotiations as well as compensation discussions.

    • 48 min
    Discussing Tressie McMillan Cottom's Book "Thick" and the Power of Black Women's Stories

    Discussing Tressie McMillan Cottom's Book "Thick" and the Power of Black Women's Stories

    On this episode of our podcast, we discuss “Thick And Other Essays” by Tressie MacMillan Cottom. It is an important narrative that challenges ideas of societal norms, authenticity voice and contours and impact of racism and sexism. When we tell our stories we not only affirm one another but we also claim the space of resistance to the systems of oppression that keep both seek to dampen those precious lights within us.

    • 34 min
    Can You Have Friends At Work?: Navigating Relationships, Finding Mentors and Sponsors

    Can You Have Friends At Work?: Navigating Relationships, Finding Mentors and Sponsors

    As a woman of color, how do you navigate relationships at work? Do you make friends? Are those friendships real? Do you ask someone to mentor you or wait for the mentor to find you? We discuss this and more with our guest, Noelle C. Bonham, Founder and Chief Principal Officer of The Minority Exchange Network. We also discuss why sometimes Black women may not support one another at work and the reasons that can occur.

    Original theme music: Richard D'Abreu Jr. (RD3 Music)

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

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13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Heather Parady ,

These topics are NEEDED

So grateful for this show addressing the tough issues that face women who may feel unseen. Powerful and insightful!

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