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!
Helen Cummings Henry is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is an ordained minister of the gospel, wife, mother, co-founder of “A & H Ministries” the Co-Host of, “It’s All About The Word” and author of the books, ‘Telling It All From The Heart”, and ‘Women on the R.U.N. for Jesus”. She is in addition, the founder of “Women on the R.U.N. for JESUS” Bible Study Group, a group that meets monthly to empower women to become all that God wants them to be. As a young child Helen was left to care for her sick and dying father while her mother worked in the USA to make a better living for the family. Caring for her father and watching him die filled her with a longing to help hurting people, especially women. Listen as Helen takes us on the journey to the discovery of her purpose and how her ministry is daily impacting the lives of women. Be inspired to transform lives and change your world!
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.
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.
Meg Nocero is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is an attorney, writer, speaker, and empowerment coach. Following in the footsteps of her grandfather, Congressman Alfred Santangelo, Meg served the United States as a federal attorney with the Department of Homeland Security for almost twenty years. In this role, she mentored hundreds of student interns in the field of immigration law. In 2017, she resigned and started a non-profit called S.H.I.N.E Networking Inc for the purpose of promoting the story sharing, community building, diversity, ideas, hope and networking. Her non-profit also provides educational scholarships to support young innovative leaders who are making a difference. Meg is a wife and mother and loves her children, and Shetland sheepdogs. Listen as Meg shares her journey of leaving her job after almost two decades and following her dreams, and be inspired to discover where you want to shine. Don’t miss the whole point of being here. Live the life you truly want. Meg shows us how.
Julie Clark is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is a writer, poet, and author of the books, Journey into Hope and Light Up Your Soul. She is passionate about poetry and has been writing poems since she was about sixteen. She is also a wife and mother of two boys. Julie shares with us her love for poetry and how she has used it to uplift and encourage many. Listen to Julie and be inspired to discover and embrace your reason for being.
Sabrina Ben Salmi is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is an Award-Winning author who went from lone parent to lone parent coach filled with a desire to enrich the lives of lone parent families both locally and globally. She has been assisting lone parents since 2006 as a professional and business transformation consultant, empowering them to achieve their goals, and attain success. Many of her clients have gone on to influence individuals across the globe. She is a Make Your Mark Ambassador, PRECIOUS AWARD finalist, British Library Case Study; and has attracted the attention of National and International media across TV, Newspapers and radio including BBC London News, BBC Radio, Colourful Radio, Channel 4 documentaries (The Secret Millionaire). Sabrina did not always have a glamorous life. She was raised in a single parent home, faced rejection, bullying and an illness that left her dead on three occasions! But a decision to turn her adversities into empowerment in the hopes of inspiring others kept her going and brought the change she desired. She is a proud mother of 5 entrepreneurial children who are also multi award winners and award-winning authors. They are aged 5yrs to 18yrs and she refers to them as her Fantastic 5. Listen as Sabrina shares her inspiring journey. Click here to purchase books by Sabrina and her fantastic 5.
Sarah Fehr is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. Eight years ago, her son was born with a heart condition called Transposition of the Great Arteries. After his birth he underwent a 16 hour surgery. During the procedure his heart stopped beating and the surgeon had to reach in and manually pump the heart to get it working again. Three years later Sarah wrote her first book, Heart Scar, which is a children’s book detailing her son’s experience. Today, Sarah shares with us her journey through what was no doubt the darkest moments of her life when she didn’t know if her baby would live or die. She shares her story to give hope to mothers everywhere facing a similar predicament. Please listen to Sarah and be inspired to find purpose even in the midst of your battles.
Davinia James is a phenomenal young woman and she is the guest in this episode of DOZ Show. She is a Global Citizen and founder of Pennies4girls a project through which she has raised money to send over 280 girls to school in several developing countries. She is a youth advocate who desires to make a positive impact on the world in her own way. Davinia believes that although pennies and girls are viewed by many as being without value, a penny is not just a penny and a girl is not just a girl. Listen and be inspired as this amazing woman shares her journey of using seemingly worthless pennies to help give an education and a future to girls in developing nations who are more often than not perceived as worthless.
Jessica Mosley shares her inspiring story in this episode of DOZ Show. When she walked away from an abusive relationship years ago, she was seven months pregnant and her son was seven years old son. She left everything behind, a good job, a roof over her head, and all she had was the clothes on her back. In that state she moved into a shelter for battered women. She was traumatised, heartbroken and without hope, but not for long as she soon became an investment banker quickly working her way up to Vice President of the bank. Currently, she is founder / owner of MizCEO Society for Coaches and CEO of J. Mosley Publishing. She is an author, a certified life coach and board member of the Forbes Coaches Council. She is also a PR professional and has put her clients on the Steve Harvey Show, Oprah Winfrey Network, Aspire TV, Huffington Post, Black Enterprise, Forbes, and Essence. She believes that her valley experiences have helped her to be more compassionate towards women and she constantly seeks ways to help women win. Listen and be inspired.