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1. Facing Fears: Acne & Unhealthy Eating (feat. Celebrity Dermatologist, Dr. Rosemarie Ingleton)

On this episode, Damali discusses your messages with Celebrity Dermatologist, Dr. Rosemarie Ingleton. Rosemarie Ingleton, Medical Director of Ingleton Dermatology is known as the “Dermatologist to the Stars”. She is a national authority in general and cosmetic dermatology, skin products and treatments, and is a noted leader in treating ethnic skin, adult acne and in dermatologic surgery. Dr. Ingleton has been featured on Doctor Oz Show, Good Morning America, “O Magazine” by Oprah, and much more! Tune in to hear the discussion!!

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2. Athletic Scholarship: No Longer Ideal?/Passion For Nonprofit Startup (feat. TriNet VP, Hugh LaRoche)

On this episode, Damali discusses your messages with TriNet VP of Product, Hugh LaRoche. TriNet provides HR solutions for small to midsize companies. Hugh happens to manage the financial services division, so all of our friends that work at hedge funds, private equity shops, and vc shops, basically work for him!! Damali and Hugh tackle some interesting questions from our callers on this one. Tune in to hear discussion!!

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3. Finding Your Balance/Dealing With Rejections (feat. Actress, Geneva Carr)

On this episode, Damali discusses your messages with Actress, Geneva Carr. Ms. Carr is a very successful theater, film, and television actress. She plays “Marissa Morgan” on CBS’s hit series, Bull, she was nominated for the Tony Award for “Best Actress in a Play” for her headlining role as Margery in the critically acclaimed Broadway production of “Hand to God.” Geneva is fluent in French and speaks conversational American Sign Language. She loves entertaining friends at home, very dry champagne and very dark chocolate. Tune in to hear the discussion!!

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4. Employee Leaving/Being Available For Clients Outside Of Scope Agreement (feat. “The Yard” Owner & CEO, Morris Levy)

On this episode, Damali discusses your messages with “The Yard” Owner & CEO, Morris Levy. Morris has risen the bar in the co-working space. Top competitor to companies like WeWork, Morris’ Yard provides a space for flexible workers or companies who couldn’t commit to an expensive or long-term lease. Prior to The Yard, Morris managed a firm with more than 60 commercial properties, brokerage and several ground-up developments. Tune in to hear the discussion!!

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5. How To Market Your Passion (feat. Corporate Marketing Professional, Leonora Vernon)

On this episode, Damali discusses your messages with Corporate Marketing Professional/Screenplay Writer, Leonora Vernon. Leonora is an environment lover and passionate about saving the world. She is eager to share her message of rejecting plastics and preserving our planet. Damali and Leonora also gave another caller input on how to turn her passion/hobby into a “side hustle”. Tune in to hear the discussion!!

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6. Funding Your Business/Certifications (feat. Entrepreneur & Social Advocate, Josephine Geraci)

On this episode, Damali discusses your messages with Entrepreneur & Social Advocate, Josephine Geraci. Josephine is on board to provide tips on funding your own business and ways to get a minority & women-owned enterprise certification. She is the creator of “gLovies”, the disposable multi-purpose glove
and also the host of the “Paying it Forward” podcast, which has over 200 episodes. Tune in to her the discussion!!

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7. Executive Decisions For Personal Goals (feat. Entrepreneur/Restaurant Guru, Michael Trenk)

On this episode, Damali discusses your messages with Entrepreneur/Restaurant Guru, Michael Trenk. Mr. Trenk is a notable New Yorker, who’s known for his tenacious drive to “Feed the City”. He has a couple of pretty popular ventures such as Lucky’s Famous Burgers, Prohibition (Restaurant & Bar), and the Baylander Cafe, which is a decommissioned US naval freight and equipment lander that served in Da Nang & Vietnam. Tune in to hear the discussion!!

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8. Effective Storytelling/Producing & Distributing (feat. Professional Filmmaker/Photographer, Sabrina Thompson)

On this episode, Damali discusses your messages with Professional Filmmaker/Photographer, Sabrina Thompson. Sabrina is a jack of all trades!! She was a runner-up in CBS hit television show “Survivor: One World”. She was a track star that attend LSU and UNC at Chapel Hill. She is a filmmaker, director, photographer and owner of KUU productions, a dynamic media production company specializing in mini documentaries, corporate branding reels, dynamic photography and social media campaigns. Her clients range from HBO, BET, Saks Fifth Avenue, Planned Parenthood, RocNation Sports and a host of amazing clients worldwide. Tune in to hear the discussion!!

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9. Starting A Business in NYC/ How To Approach A “Defensive” Individual in Business (feat. EisnerAmper Partner, Elliott Lee)

On this episode, Damali discusses your messages with EisnerAmper Partner, Elliott Lee. Elliott is a Partner in the Financial Advisory Services Group. He provides litigation consulting and forensic investigative accounting services for civil and criminal cases dealing directly with law firms, insurance companies and in-house counsel. He also serves on the board for the New York Peace Institute, which is an amazing non-profit that is committed to promoting peace in our communities. Tune in to hear the discussion!!

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10. Balancing Work & Passion/ Comfortable In Your Role (feat. Actress, Margot Bingham)

On this episode, Damali discusses your messages with Actress, Margot Bingham. Critically heralded actress and singer/songwriter Margot Bingham captured hearts as a sultry jazz chanteuse on HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire.” She has captured criminals as a detective in the ABC series “The Family”. She has captured laughs as a hairdresser in “Barbershop 3”. Currently, she’s in the Netflix hit show “She’s Gotta Have It”, which season 2 is streaming now! Tune in to hear the discussion!!

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11. Transitioning Into Junior Year/ Accepting Offers (feat. Educational Guru, Malika Davis)

On this episode, Damali discusses your messages with Educational Guru, Malika Davis. Malika is your teacher’s favorite teacher!! She received her Bachelor’s in Child Development and went on to get her Masters’ in Educational Leadership, Politics, and Advocacy. She has taught in NYC for the past decade, participated in a Principal Fellowship, and on top of that she has been pretty involved with the community, from coaching basketball to being “Mother Figure of the Year” at her church! Tune in to hear the discussion!!

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12. Opening Your Own Gym/ Fear of Confrontation (feat. Training For Warriors, Cathy LaCognata)

On this episode, Damali discusses your messages with Training For Warriors, Cathy LaCognata. Cathy owns the Training For Warriors Gym in Brooklyn, NY. “It’s not your typical gym, it’s more like a transformation center. A place of enlightenment!! That changes the mind, body, and soul!” Her gym focuses less on stationary equipment and more on free weights and mobility-related exercises. Cathy wants to unlock the “Warrior Within” you!! Tune in to hear the discussion!!

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13. Mediating The Workplace/ Moving Forward (feat. Professor, Brad Heckman)

On this episode, Damali discusses your messages with Professor, Brad Heckman. Brad is a professor at New York University’s Center for Global Affairs, where he received the Excellence in Teaching Award. Previously, he was the founding Chief Executive Officer of New York Peace Institute, one of the largest community mediation services in the US. He served on the boards of the National Association for Community Mediation and the New York State Dispute Resolution Association. Brad has trained labor unions, the NYPD, NASA, community organizations, United Nations programs, emerging women leaders in the Persian Gulf, and corporations in more than 30 countries. His trainings are known for their incorporation of his own illustrations, pop culture, humor and theater, as can be seen in his TEDx Talk, Mindfully Getting in the Middle. Tune in to hear the discussion!!

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14. Returning To Work After Maternity Leave/ Long Distance Relationship (feat. Insurance Attorney, Laura Lang & Recording Artist, Nasra Corbel)

On this episode, Damali discusses your messages with Insurance Attorney, Laura Lang & Recording Artist, Nasra Corbel. You’re in for a treat with this one!! Laura is an insurance attorney. She specializes in D&O, E&O, professional liability, employment practices and fidelity bond coverage matters. Nasra is an artist, activist, and a performer. She envisions power, freedom, rights, and protection for all women!! This dynamic duo brought so much charisma to the studio and a song for our listeners! Tune in to hear the discussion!!

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15. PR & Marketing/ Brand Development (feat. Communications Expert, Robin Insley)

On this episode, Damali discusses your messages with Communications Expert, Robin Insley. Robin has over two decades of specialized experience in the food media space. She builds national brands through highly focused public relations campaigns tailored to client’s desired outcomes and designed to maximize exposure across all media. Whether a product or event, celebrity chef or restaurant, television series or publication, she can position you in today’s popular conversation, telling your story the way you want it told. Let’s hear it from the experts, the best platform to develop your brand!! Tune in to hear the discussion!!

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16. Making Time For Yourself/ Prioritizing Health Care (feat. Campaign Director, Kristen Castree)

On this episode, Damali discusses your messages with the one and only, Kristen Castree, who is the Campaign Director for anti-hunger organization called “A Place at the Table”. She is also an advocate for the transformational impact of art and ideas on democracy. Her experience includes over ten years in global and U.S. in roles spanning business development, marketing and production for small and large companies. A lifelong interest in issues of poverty and justice led to her involvement with “A Place at the Table” and its mission to create more advocates for change. She lives in New York City with her husband and two children. Lets help Kristen in her wonderful mission to ‘End Hunger’!! Tune in to hear the discussion!!

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17. Starting Your Own Company/ First Employee (feat. CEO/Fashion Designer, Helya Mohammadian)

On this episode, Damali discusses your messages with Helya Mohammadian, who is the CEO and Founder of Slick Chicks, an adaptive underwear line focused on empowering women. Slick Chicks’ mission is to give women with disabilities their confidence and dignity back by promoting inclusivity and merging the gap between fashion and function. The line features women from all over the world with an array of chronic illnesses and disabilities. Helya is a graduate of The Fashion Institute of Technology with an extensive background in fashion design and product development, with over 15 years in eCommerce and retail experience. Damali and Helya are all set to give you some great tips on building your business in your community! Tune in to hear the discussion!!

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18. Attention To Financial Reports/ Lease Vs Owning A Vehicle (feat. CEO/ Financial Sharktress, Galit Tsadik)

On this episode, Damali discusses your messages with Galit Tsadik, also known as the Financial Sharktress! Galit is the founder and CEO of both Financial Sharktress and Tsadik G. Management, two magnificent financing management companies. Fluent in three languages, and an entrepreneur to the core, Galit is a creative problem solver who is constantly searching for new ways to make necessary improvements to everything she encounters. Galit’s skills lie in the fields of Business Finance, Real Estate and Industrial Psychology. With so many great skills, Galit and Damali are all set to find the inner Financial Shark in you! Tune in to hear the discussion!!

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19. Dealing with Celebrities/ Embracing Your Creative Side (feat. Celebrity Beauty Contributor/Hair Stylist, Edris Nicholls)

On this episode, Damali discusses your messages with St Vincent-born Edris Nicholls, who got her start in the hair business as a teenager in New York, learning her first tricks of the trade in a Koch-era after-school program. Known for her uptown/downtown aesthetic and her multicultural approach to hair styling, Nicholls’ equal-opportunity attitude is reflected in her diverse client base. Edris Nicholls remains at the top of her field as a beauty contributor for Shape Magazine, an Atelier for SHU UEMURA Hair Care, a stylist on music videos, editorial shoots, and on high fashion runway. Edris frequently collaborates with artists, designers, stylists and celebrities. Her skills are sought from leading beauty editors, she appears on national beauty panels, and is frequently seen on commercial television segments. With some great questions, we get a peek on the other side of the glamour industry! Tune in to hear the discussion!!

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20. Therapist Way/Political Views (feat. Mental Health Therapist, Alison Trenk)

On this episode, Damali discusses your messages with Mental Health Therapist, Alison Trenk, who is also a licensed clinical social worker. Experienced clinician in private practice with a demonstrated history of working with nonprofits, law enforcement and with private corporations, Alison is also skilled in nonprofit organizations, sales, group therapy, social services, crisis intervention, and program design/evaluation. Damali being a mediator and Alison as a therapist combine together to help you with your issues! Tune in to hear the discussion!!

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21. How To Write A Book/ Motivation To Pursue Dreams (feat. Author/CEO, Tai Abrams)

On this episode, Damali discusses your messages with Tai Abrams, the best selling author of “Who Am I? An A-Z Career Guide for Teens” and the Founder/CEO of AdmissionSquad, Inc.
With a mission to build a pipeline of leaders and innovators that this country needs to impact change and move the world forward, Tai Abrams started by building/leading a top high school preparation program, supporting students and families at large, on their journey to gain admission into NYC’s top public high schools. This episode gives a wonderful insight to upcoming writers and also people with big dreams! Tune in to hear the discussion!!

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