17 episodes

Welcome to the Xicana Code Switchers podcast! Your co-hosts are Ariana and Patricia. We are both Xicana, scholar-practitioners in higher education. Each episode we discuss insights, tips, and resources for students and practitioners in higher education with a focus on social justice and platicas.

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Welcome to the Xicana Code Switchers podcast! Your co-hosts are Ariana and Patricia. We are both Xicana, scholar-practitioners in higher education. Each episode we discuss insights, tips, and resources for students and practitioners in higher education with a focus on social justice and platicas.

    Overbooking, Overcommitment & Over it!

    Overbooking, Overcommitment & Over it!

    Welcome back & Happy New Year 2020! This is the Xicana Code Switchers' third season! For this episode we provide some updates, talk about being overbooked and overcommitted, all while sharing some reflections on podcasting. Be on the lookout for us at Harvard University on February 28th -29th where we will be presenting at the Alumni of Color Conference 2020.
    Podcast recommendation: With That Being Said by Esther Boykin & Erica Turner
    POC Business ShoutOut: Beam Paints
    Plastic Free Paints, Lightfast pigments, wildflower honey handmade watercolour paints, 100% indigenous female entrepreneurship.
    Connect with us via Instagram @xicanacodeswitchers, Twitter @xcodeswitchers, and email xicanacodeswitchers@gmail.com. Visit our Patreon page for more helpful resources and opportunities to support our work. Please share our podcast with your friends! More to come! 

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    • 1 hr 16 min
    Learning to Face the Past

    Learning to Face the Past

    This week, we had our guest, Jaime Barboza talk about his experience returning to the community college. 

    Graduate School App Webinar Series Graduate School App Webinar Series- Part III-Undergraduate Research Opportunities Webinar  November 16th Presented by Dr. Mariana G. Martinez. Deadline to Register: Sunday, November 3, 2019, by midnight Instructions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ug4puZwuh6vX4FjrpQ74q4Kb2TxODeOJqsqHX6BEAqo/edit?usp=sharing

    POC Business Shoutout: - Resumes by Lara

    Empowering, supporting and uplifting previously and/or currently incarcerated folks, people of color and those wanting to accomplish their dreams through resume services and education. @resumesbylara www.resumesbylara.com

    End of season: We are taking a break and we will return until January. Ariana will be finishing off Ph.D. program applications and Patricia will be finishing her thesis and semester.


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    • 1 hr 31 min
    We are not Starting Over, We Are Starting from Experience

    We are not Starting Over, We Are Starting from Experience

    In this week's episode, we had Magali Limeta discuss her journey to pursuing her MBA.
    POC Business Shoutout: Quw’utsun’Made created by a descendant of the Quw’utsun’/Cowichan tribe of Vancouver, Canada, Arianna Johnny-Wadsworth. Quw’utsun’Made is an apothecary and lifestyle brand that sells fragrances, salves, soaps, candles, masks, tattoo aftercare kits, and balms. Follow on Instagram @quwutsunmade and visit their website at www.quwutsunmade.com/shop
    For all our listeners, you can email us at xicanacodeswitchers@gmail.com and send us your POC business, conference, and event shout outs and listener letters. You could also record a listener message on Anchor app and that way we can include your recorded message in our future episodes. Follow us on Instagram @XicanaCodeSwitchers and on Twitter @XCodeSwitchers. If you want to support this podcast, you can Venmo/CashApp us @XicanaCodeSwitchers and/or become a Patreon contributor.

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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Doctorahood: Rising Juntas

    Doctorahood: Rising Juntas

    This week, we had Doctora Lorena Márquez discuss how #DinnerConDoctoras came to be and ways others have created their own spin to cultivate doctorahood. 
    POC Business Shoutout: Doctora Designs - jewelry inspired by your resilience by Angela Chen
    Doctora is a state of mind and being grounded in self-care, preservation, and resistance. Doctora recognizes more than academic achievement or aspiration, it celebrates wisdom from all lived experiences. They selected the term Doctora to embrace and celebrate those traditionally and not traditionally considered holders of knowledge and truth. They like to honor women, people of color, immigrants, and those handling life on various intersectional margins. They see a Doctoras in everyone and hope their designs amplify their truth, strength, and beauty. Doctora was started in 2017 to create resources for future scholars. They make a contribution to the Doctora Textbook Scholarship from every purchase.
    You can find these products at: doctoradesigns.com
    Follow them on instagram at @doctoradesigns
    For all our listeners, you can email us at xicanacodeswitchers@gmail.com and send us your POC business, conference, and event shout outs and listener letters. You could also record a listener message on Anchor app and that way we can include your recorded message in our future episodes. Follow us on Instagram @XicanaCodeSwitchers and on Twitter @XCodeSwitchers. If you want to support this podcast, you can Venmo/CashApp us @XicanaCodeSwitchers and/or become a Patreon contributor. Thank you all for tuning in!

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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Deconstructing First-Generation Professionalism

    Deconstructing First-Generation Professionalism

    In this episode, we had Valeria Simmons Garcia discuss with us the missing conversations about the transitions first-generation professionals go through. We also discussed Valeria's social media platform @firstgenprofessional. 

    XCS Graduation School Application webinar, link to instructions:

    https://bit.ly/2NiHF1g

    XCS Graduation School Application webinar, link to registration by Sunday, August 25th: https://forms.gle/MweWz5WWmEByQu8h6

    POC Business shout-out: Liberate Meditation App https://www.blackenterprise.com/black-founder-creates-meditation-app-for-people-of-color/

    For all our listeners, you can email us at xicanacodeswitchers@gmail.com and send us your POC business, conference, and event shout outs and listener letters. You could also record a listener message on Anchor app and that way we can include your recorded message in our future episodes. Follow us on Instagram @XicanaCodeSwitchers and on Twitter @XCodeSwitchers. If you want to support this podcast, you can Venmo/Cash app us @XicanaCodeSwitchers and/or become a Patreon contributor. Thank you all for tuning in to this week’s episode!


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    • 1 hr 12 min
    You Are Not Alone: Recipes for Success

    You Are Not Alone: Recipes for Success

    This week we had Dr. Lettie Ramírez and we discussed her published book, “You Are Not Alone: Recipes for Success by Parents for Parents” and upcoming new book called “You Are Not Alone: Recipes for Success by Students for Students” where we are contributing authors. Funds for every book purchased go towards a college scholarship fund via velazquezpress.com. Dr. Lettie also shared about her educational journey and tips for those who are completing graduate school applications.  

    Purchase “You Are Not Alone: Recipes for Success by Parents for Parents” book in Spanish: https://bit.ly/2P2j83j

    Purchase “You Are Not Alone: Recipes for Success by Parents for Parents” book in English: https://bit.ly/2TGdqm6

    POC business shoutout: Brujita Skin Care https://brujitaskincare.com

    XCS Graduation School Application webinar, link to instructions:

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    XCS Graduation School Application webinar, link to registration by Sunday, August 25th: https://forms.gle/MweWz5WWmEByQu8h6

    Patreon contributor shout-outs: Jaime B. & Mariana G.M


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    • 58 min

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