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Episode #001 Multilayered: Setting Boundaries

Dr. Julien-Molineaux earned her Doctorate in Education from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. She holds a master's degree in communications from Howard University, where she also completed her undergraduate studies. Gabrielle is a Master Reiki practitioner and teacher.



Episode #002 Faith Over Fear

Pamela Birchett-Street, PhD, MSW, LICSW, has a doctorate in mind-body medicine from Saybrook University Center for Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences, and a master of social work in healthcare systems from Rutgers University, where she also earned a bachelor of arts in psychology and research.

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Episode #003 Intersections: An Afro-Latina Experience

A native of Washington, D.C, Nancy is a Black woman, born to Cuban parents. Standing firmly in her cuban roots, with its rich music and cultural depth, Nancy gracefully navigates being Black while loving herself, in a culture where that love is not always reflected back. She is a seasoned communications and marketing strategist, experienced in public and private sectors. She currently works for the federal government as the Chief of Marketing Communications.



Episode #004 Healing Power of Song

Reverend Jones serves as the Program Manager for (and founder of) the Spirituality and the Arts Program in Chaplain Service at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Washington, DC.  She holds a bachelor's in Music Therapy from the University of Kansas, and a Master of Divinity degree from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. Cheryl skillfully combines her training as a musician with her work as a chaplain. She is also an incredibly talented jazz vocalist.

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Episode #005 The Momo Method

Meet Monica McCollin, a Creative Wellness Professional whose passion is helping people live into the most authentic expression of themselves -- and she leads by example, teaching others to thrive using what she calls The Momo Method. Monica is a registered yoga teacher, a licensed dietician-nutritionist, and a certified nutrition specialist. She holds a Master of Science degree in Herbal Medicine from the Maryland University of Integrative Health and a B.A. in psychology from The George Washington University in Washington, DC.

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Episode #006 Their Resistance is the reason for My Existence

Rachelle Dixon, DOM, M.Ac., L.Ac., ADS, RMT, HP, holds a Master of Acupuncture and Doctorate of Oriental Medicine, as well as a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Western herbs from the Maryland University of Integrative Health. Rachelle has also been trained by Yvonne Henderson in Usui-Tibetan style Reiki, and is a graduate of her rigorous Goddess School Priestess training program. Rachelle’s specialties include working with sexual, gender, and racial minority populations in addition to providing trauma-informed care. You can learn more about her on Rachelle on her Amazon Grove website.



Episodes #007 and #008 Mom & Dad

This pair of episodes will help you get to know the host a little better through the eyes of her parents. Learn about their experiences coming of age under extremely different circumstances during the times of segregation and the Civil Rights era. Hear their reflections about the racial divides of their day. Listen to accounts of how they once envisioned the future they thought would exist by the time our host, Leah, reached adulthood. 

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Episode #009 Preventing Burnout

Tiffany Green, LPC, MAPC, MDiv, MBA, is an Executive Coach and Psychotherapist who has made it her mission to help women prevent themselves from experiencing burnout. She is the Founder and Co-CEO of She Leads Academy. She earned master's degrees in both pastoral counseling and divinity from Loyola University Chicago, as well as an MBA and a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri- Columbia.



Episode #010 The Stretch Room

Simone Pollard, MBA, is the Founder of The Stretch Room, an interactive, online, instructor-led experience that helps participants reap the benefits that come with regularly stretching the body. As a consultant with The Pollard Collective, she is a strategist and a problem solver who collaborates with executives, institutional leaders, program/product managers, and marketers globally to evaluate products/programs and position them for success. She is also a classically trained dancer and a wellness enthusiast. Simone earned her MBA from The University of Michigan's Ross School of Business and holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from The University of Virginia.



Episode #011 Black Girl | White World

Chrystina Gilgeous is a health professional versed in Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine, creative wellness programs, wellness coaching, preventative care, stress management and health education with a focus on delivering culturally competent health and wellness programs to minority and underserved populations. She is the owner of Awaken to You, a wellness practice in Silver Spring, Maryland. She holds a Master of Acupuncture and certificate in Chinese Herbal Medicine from the Maryland Institute of Integrative Health. She also earned a B.A. and M.S. from The American University.

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