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This is a podcast where we celebrate stories of young creatives, professionals and brands. Every episode we’ll be sharing in depth conversations about how to find a balance, staying true to yourself and the high’s and the low’s of chasing your dreams. Hosted by Ashlee Janelle.

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This is a podcast where we celebrate stories of young creatives, professionals and brands. Every episode we’ll be sharing in depth conversations about how to find a balance, staying true to yourself and the high’s and the low’s of chasing your dreams. Hosted by Ashlee Janelle.

    BLACK GIRL FEST EDITION: Women Rise Ghana

    BLACK GIRL FEST EDITION: Women Rise Ghana

    Black Girl Fest and Stories of YOUNG present Women Rise, an event connecting African women entrepreneurs.

    The intimate event, filled with African women entrepreneurs based in Ghana and the wider Diaspora, highlighted subject matters such as innovation, individuality, and creativity together with Charlotte Mensah (Award-winning hairstylist, author, and Founder Manketti Oil Hair Care), Tasia Cobbinah (Founder Palm Moments) and Dominique Petit-Frère (Founder Limbo Accra).


    This conversation was recorded live in front of an audience.




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    • 58 min
    S2 E8: Safi Graauw and Gunifort Uwambaga about representation and owning your own platform

    S2 E8: Safi Graauw and Gunifort Uwambaga about representation and owning your own platform

    Ashlee Janelle met the self-taught director Safi Graauw when they collaborated on ‘The fatherhood project’, a short movie exploring what is means to be a father. Gunifort Uwambaga, a publisher and co-founder of Mendo Books is reinventing the Dutch world of literature. Together these two creatives talk with Ashlee about the importance of representation and owning your own platforms.

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    In collaboration with European design brand MADE.COM, Ashlee Janelle sits down with Dutch individuals Jefferson Osei (Daily Paper), Esmeralda Schipper (Glamour Magazine), Anna Drijver (Actress), Gunifort Uwambaga (Mendo Books), Ivania Carpio (Love Aesthetics) and more about navigating the creative and fashion industries.

    • 43 min
    S2 E7: Ivania Carpio about a hyper visual world and cons of social media

    S2 E7: Ivania Carpio about a hyper visual world and cons of social media

    As one of the first Instagram influencers, Ivania Carpio, has a defined love for aesthetics. She sits down with Ashlee Janelle to discuss life as an influencer and what it means to be your own boss in a creative field.


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    In collaboration with European design brand MADE.COM, Ashlee Janelle sits down with Dutch individuals Jefferson Osei (Daily Paper), Esmeralda Schipper (Glamour Magazine), Anna Drijver (Actress), Gunifort Uwambaga (Mendo Books), Ivania Carpio (Love Aesthetics) and more about navigating the creative and fashion industries.

    • 25 min
    S2 E6: Dior about leaving Burberry to find self-confidence and playing to your strengths.

    S2 E6: Dior about leaving Burberry to find self-confidence and playing to your strengths.

    Ashlee and Dior have known each other for years and have formed a strong friendship based on their shared faith and love for the Fashion Industry. In this episode they talk about the importance of playing to your strengths, career switching, a journey to finding self-confidence and Dior's go-to platform, Pepper Your Talk.


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    In collaboration with European design brand MADE.COM, Ashlee Janelle sits down with Dutch individuals Jefferson Osei (Daily Paper), Esmeralda Schipper (Glamour Magazine), Anna Drijver (Actress), Gunifort Uwambaga (Mendo Books), Ivania Carpio (Love Aesthetics) and more about navigating the creative and fashion industries.

    • 41 min
    S2 E5: Actrice Anna Drijver about using the power of your own platform

    S2 E5: Actrice Anna Drijver about using the power of your own platform

    Ashlee and Anna Drijver met each other through the ‘Share The Mic’ movement. In this episode they talk about diversifying the Dutch Film industry, navigating cultural differences and being a working women who is taking back control over her own narrative.


     


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    In collaboration with European design brand MADE.COM, Ashlee Janelle sits down with Dutch individuals Jefferson Osei (Daily Paper), Esmeralda Schipper (Glamour Magazine), Anna Drijver (Actress), Gunifort Uwambaga (Mendo Books), Ivania Carpio (Love Aesthetics) and more about navigating the creative and fashion industries.

    • 33 min
    S2 E4: Robbie, Esmeralda and Arindy about challenging the traditions of the fashion industry.

    S2 E4: Robbie, Esmeralda and Arindy about challenging the traditions of the fashion industry.

    Fashion is one of the strongest tools for influencing a group of people. Ashlee Janelle invites Robbie (founder of Movement Models), Esmeralda (Fashion editor of Glamor Magazine) and Arindy (Designer) to talk about representation within a very traditional fashion industry.


     


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    In collaboration with European design brand MADE.COM, Ashlee Janelle sits down with Dutch individuals Jefferson Osei (Daily Paper), Esmeralda Schipper (Glamour Magazine), Anna Drijver (Actress), Gunifort Uwambaga (Mendo Books), Ivania Carpio (Love Aesthetics) and more about navigating the creative and fashion industries.

    • 38 min

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