7 episodes

The Power of Stories is a new podcast BY women, ABOUT women, and FOR women. In this podcast, we are inviting courageous women from around the world to share the experiences that are shaping their path to empowerment. In each episode, you will hear stories that remind YOU that you are not alone…stories about resilience, overcoming fears, pursuing your dreams.. AND believing in yourself. This podcast is hosted by... Sharon Kathryn D’Agostino, a passionate advocate for the empowerment of women and girls everywhere, and founder of the storytelling platform, SayItForward.org and.... Yodit Kifle Smith, a creative dedicated to making sure the voices and stories of women are heard. We are grateful to Lisa DiGiovine, Editor/Co-Producer of The Power of Stories Podcast for agreeing to share her advice and expertise. Lisa is an Emmy nominated non-fiction producer, writer and director. Her many credits include writing and producing for CNN, E!, Dr. Phil, Discovery, The Outdoor Channel, Lifetime and NBC. And many thanks to Cali Wang for composing the Intro / Outro Music for this podcast. Listeners can connect with us at SayItForward.org and on our social media pages:Instagram and Twitter: @SayItForwardNow Facebook: facebook.com/sayitforwardnow

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    • Society & Culture

The Power of Stories is a new podcast BY women, ABOUT women, and FOR women. In this podcast, we are inviting courageous women from around the world to share the experiences that are shaping their path to empowerment. In each episode, you will hear stories that remind YOU that you are not alone…stories about resilience, overcoming fears, pursuing your dreams.. AND believing in yourself. This podcast is hosted by... Sharon Kathryn D’Agostino, a passionate advocate for the empowerment of women and girls everywhere, and founder of the storytelling platform, SayItForward.org and.... Yodit Kifle Smith, a creative dedicated to making sure the voices and stories of women are heard. We are grateful to Lisa DiGiovine, Editor/Co-Producer of The Power of Stories Podcast for agreeing to share her advice and expertise. Lisa is an Emmy nominated non-fiction producer, writer and director. Her many credits include writing and producing for CNN, E!, Dr. Phil, Discovery, The Outdoor Channel, Lifetime and NBC. And many thanks to Cali Wang for composing the Intro / Outro Music for this podcast. Listeners can connect with us at SayItForward.org and on our social media pages:Instagram and Twitter: @SayItForwardNow Facebook: facebook.com/sayitforwardnow

    Blessing Timidi Digha, Canada and Nigeria

    Blessing Timidi Digha, Canada and Nigeria

    Blessing Timidi Digha discusses her move from Nigeria to Canada, processing grief after the death of two children, therapy, the support of a dear friend, and speaking out in our own way for ourselves and for others.  (Canada and Nigeria)  

    • 15 min
    Dr. Suchi Gaur, Switzerland and India

    Dr. Suchi Gaur, Switzerland and India

    Dr. Suchi Gaur talks about big decisions and big moves, confidence, self-empowerment, having empowering parents, education, feminism, the importance of negotiation skills, motherhood and supporting the next generation. (Switzerland and India) 

    • 22 min
    Andrea Bonita Jordan, United Kingdom

    Andrea Bonita Jordan, United Kingdom

    Andrea Bonita Jordan discusses being separated from her family during the pandemic, friendship, why she became a midwife, surviving childhood sexual abuse, intimate partner violence, the importance of therapy, and women’s rights and power. (United Kingdom)

    • 17 min
    Mushairat Mamun, USA

    Mushairat Mamun, USA

    Mushairat Mamun speaks about identity, “belonging” in a culture, establishing connections with others, challenges immigrants and their families face, empowerment, and struggles that define us. (USA)

    • 16 min
    Julia Wiklander, Sweden

    Julia Wiklander, Sweden

    Julia Wiklander, founder of Girls’ Globe, shares perspectives on childbirth, gender inequality, being a change-maker, and self-care. (Sweden)

    • 14 min
    Dr. Shakira Choonara, South Africa

    Dr. Shakira Choonara, South Africa

    Dr. Shakira Choonara discusses racism, colorism, the impact of class on healthcare, shifting identity, and the importance of sharing the limelight. (South Africa)

    • 19 min

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