• Summary

  • This revamped podcast aims to reach and empower the often-overlooked population of Africa and Caribbean immigrant women. These bold adventurers have left their motherlands for the great unknowns of the Western world, most especially, the UK and the U.S. and Canada. In conversations featured on this new version of “Chatting with the Expert,” we will talk about contending with cultural shocks and how step-by-step we can overcome the obstacles that lie ahead in foreign lands.
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  • Guyanese Author, Speaker, Entrepreneur

    Sep 14 2021
    Guyanese Immigrant is an author ,speaker, entrepreneur who went from writing children's books to creating a cafe then moved on to the health and wellness part with a cookbook. She grew that into online cooking classes when COVID started and has developed that into a line of healthy herbs and spices . She also has been a speaker at many health and wellness conferences.
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    38 mins
  • Bahamas, Nigeria, the US and Monique

    Aug 24 2021
    Monique Russell is of Bahamian and Nigerian heritage and now lives in the US. She is the , , a coach of immigrant women and a first time author. Her mission is to bridge the gap between black cultures by having open and honest conversations. In her first year in College Monique was very active in the African Students Association (ASA) and Council of African American Students (CAS) and quickly learned that the differences in cultures were due to misinformation on all sides. She recalled being asked if she wore clothes in the Bahamas and sees this as one of the reasons why she needs to focus on diversity and inclusion among black cultures - black Americans, black Caribbean and black Africans.
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    25 mins
  • Why I left Jamaica-Marva Riley

    Aug 3 2021
    When asked why she left Jamaica, Marva Riley says " We came to the United States for economic opportunities, not because we didn't love or beautiful island and the weather and everything that Jamaica has to offer, but for the economic opportunities" Marva Riley is also the author of the book It's a holistic health and wellness book and a memoir.
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    32 mins

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