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Jul 15, 2021

Hear how my Jamaican cousin, soccer superstar, @Shavine Webster, got to play on a male school soccer team at ten years old.  She knew that soccer was her future and the means to a better life.  In high school, she played for Lennon’s male soccer team and then helped to form the first female soccer team for...


Jun 30, 2021

Tynesha N. Frazier is a member of my Omni Toastmasters club.  Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs.  This club is a little known “secret” group that helps professionals or family members to overcome...


Jun 17, 2021

Meet Liz Castelli.  She is a co-founder and COO of Tinsel Experiential Designs – this name gives me visions of joy at Christmastime!  She started this company with college friends when they found each other after separate careers.  They entered the Power Up Business Plan contest at the Brooklyn Library and won.  Now,...


Jun 2, 2021

Lina Rugova is not the typical immigrant – she did not want to leave Kazakhstan to come to America because her mother immigrated here!  On June 2, 2021 at 6pm, listen to how a fifteen-year-old Lina arrived in the USA speaking British English and going directly to the Bronx with a Spanish-speaking stepdad in a Puerto...


May 19, 2021

Tanya Ricketts is the host of The Tanya Experience, a Canadian podcast that she started during COVID.  One of her favorite topics is courage. 

We all have a Tanya in our lives – people whom we’ve known forever but don’t know anything about them.  Tanya is that person for me – I had no idea who the adult Tanya is...