For episode 6, I sat down with Dr. Lenese Stephens, a native of Alexandria, VA. Dr. Stephens has earned all of her honorary degrees from George Mason and Argosy University, and her research focuses on demystifying the correlation that fat = depressed among Black women.
Ro'Yale aka Da Queen of Curves stopped by to have a chat! We chopped it up about her career in pole dancing as a plus size dancer, how her life has changed since going viral, and what she does to continue to excel in spite of haters.
It was super fun having Jai Mobley, founder of Fat Mermaids stop by to discuss her journey of entrepreneurship! Fat Mermaids is quickly becoming a plus size household name that caters to individuals who want to express how they feel through what they wear without apology!
When do you know it's time to shift gears in your vision? How do you find your place in a world that delights in cookie-cutter replications of itself? Ms. Aja B stopped by the podcast to break it down by telling us about her our journey to self-acceptance in entrepreneurship!
For episode 2, I teamed up with Malaika Salaam of Purple Hair and Converse to discuss spirituality and how being Black and fat has impacted this journey. We share some great ideas and laughs about finding our own paths to freedom through spiritual guidance.