11 episodes

A podcast on purpose.

Conversations with people near and far about how they are finding their way, starting with one simple yet complex question - who are you?

Hosted by Kemi Amin

Who Are You? Podcast Kemi Amin

    • Society & Culture

A podcast on purpose.

Conversations with people near and far about how they are finding their way, starting with one simple yet complex question - who are you?

Hosted by Kemi Amin

    Storytime: Gratitude

    Storytime: Gratitude

    In this episode, I share my short story (true events) on gratitude.

    Check back next Friday for our next guest conversation.
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    ABOUT WHO ARE YOU? PODCAST
    A podcast on purpose.
    Conversations with people near and far about how they are finding their way, starting with one simple yet complex question - who are you?
    Hosted by Kemi Amin
    Get content not shared anywhere else: https://waypodcast.com/​​​
    https://tiny.cc/waypodcast

    • 4 min
    Changing lanes from lawyer to comedian...Who Are You, Fredia Lucas?

    Changing lanes from lawyer to comedian...Who Are You, Fredia Lucas?

    In this conversation, I talk to comedian, writer, actor, model, and animation enthusiast, Fredia Lucas.

    3:00​​ Life in quarantine
    8:48​ What's in a name...Fredia vs. Ashley
    13:54​ Talking astrology
    17:07​ Richmond roots
    21:43​ Growing up in the Bay Area
    23:18​ The Bay Area as an entertainment hub
    24:43​ Fredia's funny and real epiphany while taking the LSAT
    28:57​ It's a Look - friendship and podcast
    33:27​ What led Fredia to standup
    38:58​ Designing comedy for the healed and the healing
    49:12​ How she self-produced her first comedy show
    52:25​ What Fredia learned from her comedy show
    52:48​ What does your work say about you?

    FIND FREDIA
    online: https://www.yesfredia.com/fictional​
    Comedy Special: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNe_-...​
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yesfredia/?...​
    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3Ga...​
    It's A Lool Podcast: https://www.itsalookwith.us/​
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/yesfredia?lang=en​

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    ABOUT WHO ARE YOU? PODCAST
    A podcast on purpose.
    Conversations with people near and far about how they are finding their way, starting with one simple yet complex question - who are you?
    Hosted by Kemi Amin
    Get content not shared anywhere else: https://waypodcast.com/​​​
    https://tiny.cc/waypodcast​

    • 59 min
    Opening the design box...Who Are You, Marquise Stillwell?

    Opening the design box...Who Are You, Marquise Stillwell?

    In this conversation, I talk to designer and founder of Openbox and Opendox, Marquise Stillwell.

    2:30 Dual pandemic
    6:36 Education as a framework - the me:we philosophy
    11:02 The Openbox concept
    15:19 GirlTrek collaboration - Black women taking space
    16:44 Pursuing value vs. money
    18:55 Black and a designer
    22:36 What does your work say about you?
    24:48 What's next for Openbox?

    FIND MARQUISE
    online: https://www.opnbx.com/ and https://www.opndx.com/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/quise7
    Deem Journal: https://www.deemjournal.com/

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    ABOUT WHO ARE YOU? PODCAST
    A podcast on purpose.
    Conversations with people near and far about how they are finding their way, starting with one simple yet complex question - who are you?
    Hosted by Kemi Amin
    Get content not shared anywhere else: https://waypodcast.com/​
    https://tiny.cc/waypodcast

    • 26 min
    Director of photography who learns by seeing and doing...Who Are You, Roy Wanguhu?

    Director of photography who learns by seeing and doing...Who Are You, Roy Wanguhu?

    In this conversation, I talk to director of photography and founder of Elewa Camera and Media, Roy Wanguhu.

    4:10 Roy recounts his encounters with the police in three continents
    19:31 Roy's start in film production
    25:35 What is a director of photography?
    31:35 How has your experience made you better at what you do?
    38:38 The process of working with a client pre-COVID and during COVID
    43:30 Predictions for the future of filmmaking
    45:30 What is Elewa?
    50:35 What does your work say about you?
    55:44 Current project: Cooking with Nanu

    FIND ROY
    online: https://roywanguhu.com/, https://elewacamera.com/, and https://elewamedia.com/
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/roywanguhu/
    Cooking with Nanu: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaNL7IDKLtZq1xhAtw3SHmg

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    ABOUT WHO ARE YOU? PODCAST
    A podcast on purpose.
    Conversations with people near and far about how they are finding their way, starting with one simple yet complex question - who are you?
    Hosted by Kemi Amin
    Get content not shared anywhere else: https://waypodcast.com/​
    https://tiny.cc/waypodcast

    • 59 min
    What does a painter and a leadership coach have in common?...Who Are You, Elle Yaven?

    What does a painter and a leadership coach have in common?...Who Are You, Elle Yaven?

    In this conversation, I talk to leadership coach and my former business school professor Linda Yaven also known as Elle.

    4:55​​ Uncomfortable conversations
    7:03​ Spending time alone
    8:49​​ Learning asked vs. learning unasked
    12:40​ ​ From painter to leadership coach
    15:54​​ Unpacking vulnerability
    18:01​​ What is Be Super Creative?
    21:35​​ How could you describe your work?
    24:00​ Confidence is overrated and coaching on core strengths
    26:25​ A User's Guide to Me
    29:13​ How do we remain creative?

    FIND ELLE
    online: http://www.ellevateyou.com/​
    on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lindayaven/​

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    ABOUT WHO ARE YOU? PODCAST
    A podcast on purpose.
    Conversations with people near and far about how they are finding their way, starting with one simple yet complex question - who are you?
    Hosted by Kemi Amin
    Get content not shared anywhere else: https://waypodcast.com/​
    https://tiny.cc/waypodcast

    • 33 min
    Making time for personal freedom, invest in black artists, and unpacking depression | Ep 4

    Making time for personal freedom, invest in black artists, and unpacking depression | Ep 4

    In this episode, I reflect on my conversation from Episode 3 with visual artist Abi Salami. I came to a few insights on building personal systems to experience personal freedom, the importance of black artists and black art, and the revolutionary act of discussing depression, specifically in African communities.

    Timestamps
    1:19 Insight 1: Creating systems and making time
    6:51 Insight 2: Reflection episodes explained
    10:48 Insight 3: Investing in Black artists and art
    13:53 Next guest!

    In the next episode, I speak to creative leader Delanie West. That conversation drops this Friday, October 16. To get early access to the episodes, join the email list at https://waypodcast.com/

    Abi's art:
    https://www.instagram.com/abi.m.salami/
    https://www.abisalami.com/shop-prints

    Taunes Bunny:
    https://www.instagram.com/taunesbunny/
    https://www.taunesbunny.com/shop
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    ABOUT WHO ARE YOU? PODCAST
    A podcast on purpose.
    Conversations with people near and far about how they are finding their way, starting with one simple yet complex question - who are you?
    Hosted by Kemi Amin

    Website and mailing list
    https://waypodcast.com/

    Apple Podcasts
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    • 15 min

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