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Being Resilient with Jeyra Rivera

Feb. 19, 2021

Jeyra L Rivera Arocho, born and raised in Puerto Rico. After a hurricane, displacement and seven years later, she will be graduating this May from my Mechanical Engineering bachelors. She will be joining the workforce this summer as a Plumbing/Fire Protection Engineer. She also started her own bu…

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Journey to Sobriety with Gillian Tietz

Feb. 4, 2021

36 - Gill is a biochemist in the Boston area and is 14 months sober. Her passion is helping others free themselves from the drink, hate yourself, drink cycle by providing education on how alcohol affects our brain and causes addiction. She is the creator and host of the Sober Powered Podcast. Gilli…

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Understanding monkeys to understand society with Primatologist Sana Saiyed

Jan. 14, 2021

33 - Sana Saiyed is a PhD student at the University of Notre Dame studying human-monkey relationships in India. She is interested in the various ways humans and animals shape each others lives. Sana is a former high school science teacher and is passionate about science education that challenges We…

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Surviving and Thriving, 40 years strong with TerriLynn Phillips

Jan. 8, 2021

32 - Terrilynn is a mother of three, grandmother of 14 and is the Chief Fortitude Offier (CEO) of SWF Consulting (Success with Fortitude). SWF provides services that bridge the administrative gap of entrepreneurial growing pains. The company provides Virtual assistance, bookkeeping, business consu…

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Island life with Marla Bainbridge Martinez

Nov. 26, 2020

28 - Born and raised in Alabama, Marla has lived from coast to coast in the US. With her relocation to Los Angeles in 2000 she completed her Master’s degree at Pepperdine University in Educational Leadership. After relocating to Las Vegas, Portland, OR and Atlanta, GA, she discovered her love for …

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Pay off your debt before you turn 30 - How she did it with Melissa Neacato

Oct. 14, 2020

22 - In this episode we are speaking with Melissa Neacato. Melissa is a Speaker, writer, and coach. She has a vision that with more information college students don't need to graduate drowning in debt. A vision that parents who wish to, can take a year off to spend time with their newborn children.…

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Space, STEM and Saving the world- A Millenial Perspective with Dr. Mallika Sarma

Sept. 25, 2020

19 - Dr. Mallika Sarma is a Human Biologist specializing in adaptation to extreme environments and is currently Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Human Spaceflight Lab at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She is a PH.D. graduate of the department of Anthropology from the University of …

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Learning the business of medicine on the job with Dr. Supriya Rao

Aug. 27, 2020

15 Supriya Rao, MD is a board certified physician in internal medicine, gastroenterology and obesity medicine. She is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Duke University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of Pennsylvania an…

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Mastering Your Monday with Mischelle O'Neal

July 23, 2020

10 - Mischelle O’Neal is the Founder of Mastering Your Monday, LLC, a lifestyle Enrichment Firm. She has valiantly served her country and is a retired United States Air Force Veteran. Mischelle continued her career as a civil servant working for various federal government agencies. Having the oppor…

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When all you want to do is Dance

July 16, 2020

009 - Sonali Mishra is an Odissi dancer, writer, and researcher currently based in Odisha, India. Born and raised in the United States, Sonali was initiated into Odissi dance in her early teens by Smt. Chitralekha, Smt. Ellora, and Sri Devraj Patnaik in Toronto. Since 1995, she has been travelling …

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Here's to strong women: May we be them, may we raise them with Deb Wertz

June 18, 2020

005 - In this episode I am speaking with Deb Wertz. A yoga and meditation teacher for over 10 years, Deb Wertz is passionate about helping people reach their maximum potential physically and emotionally. Deb grew up in a time when women weren’t encouraged to be much of anything. The recurring messa…

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How influence of a guidance counselor took Isabel Summe from Brooklyn to aerospace engineering

June 10, 2020

004 - Isabel was born and raised in the East New York section of Brooklyn, NY and is the daughter of immigrants from the Dominican Republic. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from Polytechnic Institute of New York University in 1988 and in 2007 a Master of Science I…

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Reinventing yourself with movement expert Frances Taylor

June 2, 2020

003 -In this episode I am speaking with Frances Taylor. Frances has 31 years of experience guiding people in athletic, therapeutic and creative movement. Her vast knowledge of the human body is drawn from an early interest in Anatomy Studies, the Pilates method and Structural Yoga Therapy, as well …