Shak Shak Podcast

Shak Shak Podcast

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February 17, 2021 27 min

For those of you reminiscing about Carnival and when we could all go outside, check out this episode with Jin Forde, Fashion Designer. We discuss her journey to becoming a fashion designer, Caribbean fashion, the importance of authenticity, flexibility and curating your own experiences.

Also on YouTube here:   https://youtu.be/GxMZo32G0Tg

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February 4, 2021 45 min

In the past year grief and loss have never been far from our minds. On this episode I chat with Janelle Chase-Mayers, Grief Recovery Specialist. We discuss the universal and deeply personal nature of grief, debunk myths and acknowledge how positive feelings and personal growth can coexist with grief. We consider cultural and gendered approaches to grief and the skills needed to hold space for others.

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January 21, 2021 36 min

Check out this episode with Dr. Sharon Harvey , Consultant Psychiatrist. We discuss the link between stress and mental health challenges, how it can impact men & women differently, the need to  change the way we view the treatment of mental illness and the future of psychiatry.


Also on YouTube here:   https://youtu.be/q8TV6QEW6_k

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January 7, 2021 36 min

On this episode we chat with Kim Ramsay, Criminologist and Author. We discuss her new book, the many causes of crime and the systemic and integrative approach needed for its reduction. We also look at how important it is that the justice system be seen as just and the need for a more gendered assessment of crime.

Also on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/j3Chuay8qps

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December 10, 2020 32 min

Join me as I chat with Karmena McArthur, Chief Information Security Officer at IslandNet. We discuss the importance of data and data privacy, cyber-attacks, smart devices and the need for public education especially in the era of social media.

Also on YouTube here:  https://youtu.be/Qugrq9I0B1s

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November 26, 2020 47 min

Happy Independence Barbados! On this episode we chat with Sandra Osborne SCM, QC, President of the Barbados Olympic Association.  We discuss her leadership style as the first female president, the value of sport in building community and national pride and as a tool for social change. We also look at the unique challenges of girls and women in sport and the role of the Women in Sport Commissions.

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November 12, 2020 29 min

Oh how I have missed you. Welcome to Season 2!

On this episode we chat with Tonni Brodber, Representative a.i. UN Women Caribbean about where the organization stands on its 10 year Anniversary, the critical work of striving for gender equality and the importance of telling our stories.

Also on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/_38aWTWFh30

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September 23, 2020 27 min

On this final episode of Season 1 we press pause with Jasmine Evelyn, a pelvic health physiotherapist and yoga teacher. We talk yoga,mindfulness and meditation, lock down lessons and her fulfilling work as a pelvic health physio.

Also on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/a2iAkL183QM

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On this Episode we chat with Chelceé Brathwaithe, Trade Researcher at the Shridath Ramphal Centre. We discuss climate change, doomsday predictions, food security and how big ocean economies can use our collective voices to make a difference.

Also on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/E9utT8U_snE

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On this episode we chat with Dr. Rashida Daisley, Medical Director of the Barbados Family Planning Association (BFPA); we discuss the role of the BFPA, sexual and reproductive health and fertility rates and the ageing population.

Also on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/8rXSigS8J5U

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On this Episode we chat with Damilola Gittens, Certified Financial Planner & Chartered Investment Manager. She gives insights on attitudes to financial management across cultures and genders, and great advice on achieving financial goals and building wealth.


Also on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/VhpNc1x3vF8

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July 29, 2020 30 min

Join me as I chat with Shernell Layne, Chemical Engineer and Technical Sales Manager at Lallemand Biofuels and Distilled Spirits. We discuss her experience as a woman in engineering, the history of women in brewing, her vision for the rum industry and the importance of girls in STEM.

Also on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/CBU2jIJt5EE

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This week’s guest is Dr. Kristina Hinds; we chat about her first book, the motherhood penalty and the important role of civil society organizations in governance.

Also on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/uOlOfUCPz5U

Find Dr. Hinds' book "Civil Society Organisations, Governance and the Caribbean Community" on Amazon here: https://bit.ly/drkhinds

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Join me as I chat with Joana Matthews counselling psychologist at Counselling Solutions as we talk about mental health, stigma and therapy.


Also on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v9BOerVgyBc

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June 17, 2020 25 min

This Episode is a throwback, a look under the hood of starting this project. Much love to Kerry-Ann McCollin who gave me her time and support as I tried to birth this idea. Join me as we chat about the role and future of HR.

Also on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/AMJcSUseRjk

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Join me as I chat with Mahalia from  one of our favourite bands 2 Mile Hill on her journey into a career in music, her new single and IG Live show (@2milehill).

Also on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/QpbA39CR1u4

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