Thusani Mulaudzi is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is an International Relations Practitioner, Author, Artist, Dialogue Facilitator, Speaker and Consultant and is currently employed by the City of Johannesburg as a Deputy Director: International Relations and Global Networks. She is the author of the inspirational book, titled “The Perfect Fall,” which she wrote after returning from climbing the Mount Kilimanjaro in 2018. The book deals with the experience of loss and failing, as well as rising again from one’s failures with tenacity, courage and the undying hope to dare to achieve greater purpose in life. Thusani supports underprivileged women and girls in South Africa and climbing the Mount Kilimanjaro enabled her raise money to give girls in rural South Africa access to sanitary towels. She shares with us the experience of climbing Africa’s tallest mountain as well as her personal pain and struggles, which she constantly sets aside in the quest to help others. Listen to Thusani and be inspired to rise from your ashes with tenacity, courage and hope.
Rachel-Yvonne is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is a speaker, coach and singer/songwriter who delights in impacting the lives of women with the message that they can be “brave, powerful and free.” She has been a back-up singer on TV, and radio and worked with the likes of Rod Stewart, George Michael, Sam Smith and Amy Winehouse. In 2015 she was a Finalist in the U. K’s X-Factor. She is third generation Pentecostal minister and serves in her local church NewLife Bibleway Church, as a Worship leader. Rachel shares her inspiring journey into the exciting world of music and entertainment and more importantly how she is impacting the lives of many young women as a coach. Listen to Rachel and be inspired to be brave, powerful and free.
Debbie Mars is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is the CEO of Gifted by Dezyn, an innovative and thematic promotional products and services agency, which is also an emerging business partner with the NFL. She has over 25 years’ experience in brand and promotional marketing and has held various positions in brand marketing, consumer promotions and minority business development with General Mills, Coca-Cola and FritoLay corporations. She is a writer and author of the book, Death of a Fairy Tale, which was released following her divorce. Debbie says she was not defeated by the ending of her marriage, but was renewed as a woman. This woman has faced many battles from divorce to a heart attack and survived them all. She shares with us her journey, battles and victories. And she reminds every woman to look after the little girl on the inside. Listen to Debbie and be inspired to rise from the ashes, and like she says, dare to reign.
Dr Valeka Moore is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is a Transformation Activator for brilliant women leaders and entrepreneurs. As a licensed therapist and transformation coach, she helps women shift from being stuck, confused and frustrated by teaching them strategies to transform their minds, businesses and lives. Valeka says, “I know what it feels like to be stuck and struggle alone, and that’s why I have committed to a life of helping you step boldly and powerfully into your next level of success.” Listen to Valeka as she shares with us her journey and what women need to do to get unstuck. Be inspired to move to your next!
Tanya Wilson is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is a personal brand and professional motivational speaker, as well as, a leadership development expert. She is, also, a published author. Her first book “Souls of My Sisters,” a compilation of women’s stories, had her share pages with the likes of Mary J. Blige and Patti Labelle. She has a new book titled “Take2 Steps to Rejoining your Life.” This book birth her Take2 movement to encourage people not to stop where IT happened. Tanya has worked in the broadcast industry for more than 25 years with HBO and Time Warner. In this interview, she shares how she landed the job with HBO and Time Warner, what she loved and misses about it and how it changed and shaped her life. But amidst the glitz and glam provided by a career in the entertainment industry, Tanya faced personal challenges and knows first hand what it means to lose everything, every single thing except your life. She shares that journey with us and how she uses her story to encourage people to keep moving forward. Listen to Tanya and be inspired to Take2 Steps to Rejoining your Life.
Minister Sherilyn Bennett is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is an advocate for female entrepreneurs of faith, and an accomplished and sought after speaker and award-winning graphic designer and branding expert. Sherilyn travels extensively in the USA ministering to women about living their faith out loud without apology. She believes that women were created with everything they need to walk in purpose. She is the celebrated author of “It’s Time for a Village Meeting: Awakening Moms, Reclaiming Our Girls” and the soon-to-be-released book, “Pink Slip: A Faith Leap Into Entrepreneurship!” Sherilyn is the CEO of Camden Lane Creative Agency, a full-service corporate design and branding agency. This is a business she began after losing her job. In this interview, she shares how her initial failure in business left her too scared to try again until she was laid off from her job. At that point she decided it was time to sink or swim and invested her severance pay in a business. She had hit rock bottom, and with no other place to go, she began to go up, and to demonstrate to other women that it is possible, and okay to thrive in business.
Dr. Yolanda Jerry is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is a retired Air Force veteran, speaker, author, coach, and entrepreneur. She coaches inspires and empowers victims/survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and youth bullying. Yolanda shares her story as a sexual assault and domestic violence survivor and what it takes to no longer be a victim but a Victor! She is the Founder and CEO of YJ Empowerment Solutions, LLC. Walking away from an abusive marriage did not come easy for her, and she knows firsthand and explains why many women prefer to remain in abusive relationships. The most potent lesson she took away from that season of her life is the fact that she can Get Back Up! Listen and be inspired as Yolanda shares her journey of going from sexual assault and domestic abuse victim to strong survivor and advocate who is helping other women. She has turned her pain into her purpose. Yolanda will be in London, UK, on the 20th of April 2019 to share her story in more detail at DOZ Live Inspirational Conference tagged Get Back Up! Go to Eventbrite to register for this event and get your ticket. If you have fallen it’s okay; you can Get Back Up!