Zena Ibhawoh is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is an innovative legal practitioner with seventeen years’ experience in legal practice. She possesses expertise in capital markets, regulatory compliance, contract negotiations, deal structuring, pensions, company secretarial practice and general corporate and commercial law. She is passionate about helping women and has worked towards the protection of the rights of a low-income mother in tort and criminal cases instituted on her behalf. She is in addition a writer with several publications including, one titled, “Business, Pregnant Women and the Law.” In this interview Zena shares with us her journey to become a lawyer, how the career has transformed her life and how she successfully juggles it with family life. She leaves women with some powerful financial advice which includes goal setting. Where do you see yourself in five years time? Listen to Zena and be inspired to design your future.
Jasmine J. Moore is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is a motivational speaker, philanthropist, and purpose partner. In addition, she has been a social worker and counselor for youth and women for over 10 years. She is a mentor to many young women and girls with whom she identifies in countless ways. She is the author of the book, Because No One Told Me: 21 Days of Purposeful Transfiguration for Adolescents, written to help young girls learn from her own adolescent mistakes. Following the release of this book and after receiving feedback from women who were hurting from past experiences, she wrote the book, No Longer Scarred: The Path After My Pain. This book demonstrates to women that their scars don’t have to be permanent. Listen as Jasmine takes us on her purpose journey in this interview. Be inspired to find your reason for being!
Melanie D Phillips, Geneva M Owens, Shanita Rowsey, and Shalonda Marrero, are the guests in this episode of DOZ Show. Together they are authors of the book, Women of Disguise. In this book, they share their wholehearted life experiences from the perspective of widowhood, singlehood, marriage and divorce. Their stories are filled with struggles, failures, heartaches, triumphs and how removing their disguises led them to live more abundant lives. From their relationships with God while going through their storms to who they became while slowly removing their masks, their words bring encouragement and enlightenment to the reader and their courageous transparency and genuine faith captures the true essence of what it means to be set free. Listen as each woman shares her story and how her life has been impacted by writing a part of this book. Be inspired to take off your mask and be free!
Demetria Buie is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is a mother, life-story coach, publisher, event host, magazine owner and mentor. She was raised in a small town in Louisiana and by the time she reached eighteen, had experienced many hardships, which rendered her homeless, unforgiving, depressed, and suicidal. She was a high school drop-out, but a strong desire to better her life caused her to return to school and earn her GED after which she began attending John Tyler Community College, studying acting. She is author of over thirty books including the book titled, Refuse To Lose. In this interview, Demetria opens up on the many challenges she has faced; from a mother who did not want or love her, to a father who was an alcoholic. And from a school system and teachers that gave up on her stating that she would amount to nothing, to an uncle who tried to rape her. Demetria saw it all, conquered it all, and shares her story to give hope to other women. Listen to Demetria and be inspired to get up and win! Because you can!
Becky Olodo is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is the Director of Image Branding Consultancy Ltd, a company focused on providing business and personal branding, image management services, workshops and training services. She is a lecturer in higher education with over a decade’s experience in teaching and a member – Board of Trustee & Convenor of Diaspora Leadership Mentoring Summit. Becky is author of the book, ‘Our Miracle’ and the record-breaking book titled: ‘What!!! African Food! Healthy Lifestyle? You’ve Got to Be Kidding Me!’. She is passionate about significantly affecting lives and helping people achieve their goals. Listen as Becky shares her love for what she does and leaves some tips for the woman who wants to brand herself. Image is everything. Be inspired to stand out!