These are some of the things that I think about.
Karina recounts: “From childhood to adolescence to adulthood, everyone wants to feel like they belong somewhere. But sometimes, there is that one thing that makes you feel out of place at times. For me, that was my hearing impairment”.
Karina has an empowering story about her personal journey of hearing loss and receiving a cochlear implant at an early age. Karina’s journey is explored in her book Hearing Differently.Karina is 24 years-old, a writer, and has a BA in Professional Writing and Communications and has extensive experience in marketing, communications, and the world of creating captivating content.
Dr. Naomi I. Maria beautifully recounts her childhood experiences and how this shaped her to embrace her truth. She is a passionate and dedicated Immunologist from the small Dutch Caribbean island of Curaçao.
Today, Naomi is an innovative and passionate immunologist, with a broad background in Bio-Pharmaceutical Sciences. Fascinated by the immune system in health and disease, she is using her incredible analytical skills and creative insights to solve problems that she is passionate about solving.
I met Naomi during one of Find Your Tribe’s virtual sessions. She currently lives in New York City and investing in her learning and development in the health and science space.
Hanieh and Shabana are working to change the face of publishing through their work and venture, Peacock Press. Their love for creating and uplifting the community is what keeps them going on this journey.
A lot of writers struggle to get their voices heard. When you are out there in the world trying to show people what you are working on, oftentimes, it’s women’s voices that are stifled.
Peacock Press was born because we felt we needed to give a platform to women to have their voices heard. A platform where they can talk, share their stories, and reach out to people. It was born from that need to give other people their space to share their voices – especially to women of colour, First Nations people, LGBTQ+, anyone with a disability, we want to give voice to those who have been historically unheard.
Have you seen the cover of “Because I Can”? Every single person is purposefully placed on the cover of the book.
Murdock speaks truth to power: “You are constantly experiencing road closures, constantly experiencing pot holes, constantly experiencing detours – does that mean your destination has changed? No. But the way in which you get there has to change. Purpose says: “even amidst needing to change how you get there, never forget where you are going”. Think about it… no matter where you stand, a compass will always appropriate itself to always show you north. That is what purpose is. It is a constant reminder. It is an accountability tool to show you where you are going”. Want to learn more? Listen to this week’s episode…
Alex Keenan loves and embraces the power of storytelling. Alex helps people overcome their fears and insecurities to become confident, effective speakers. People who have the capacity to inspire audiences and share their messages further than they ever thought possible. Want to learn more? Listen to this week’s episode…
Rhianna Paige Hardy decided to disrupt her life by moving abroad to pursue new educational challenges. She uprooted her life in Canada and moved to the U.K. to pursue her passion for advocacy and people. She is currently a student at Cardiff University.
Trishala Pillai is fascinated by humans, machines and the impact human-AI collaboration will have on society and work. She is fuelled by work where she can be curios, contribute to revenue and growth, while creating shared prosperity.
Kevwe Mowarin wants women to feel empowered. The whole purpose of her brand is to empower and uplift other women. This is what she thinks about as her true north and it defines everything that she does on a day to day with Koviem.
Tim recounts his origin story and how it led him to the path he‘s on today. Very early he learned that “adaptability is essential”, looked himself in the mirror, asked the tough questions (who is Tim?), and committed to his purpose. But it wasn’t a straight-lined path…
Lara: “Service. Service is first thing that comes to mind. I believe that as a collective, our why is to make this world a pleasant place for all. And that includes me as an individual.