Nina Iliza is the founder of Heart Of a Thousand Hills (HOTH), an organization with a mission to provide educational opportunities to underprivileged children. The organization began as a passion project and a way to change her own narrative of what it means to be a survivor. While developing the organization, she received her Masters...
IPU is a weekly Podcast that showcases emerging and established business owners, philanthropists, and influencers from the African diaspora.
Forbes Africa 30 under 30 recipient, Kemiyondo Coutinho has been writing and acting for the African woman since age 17. Her one-woman shows dealing with gender inequity toured internationally and warranted her an invite from The Gates Foundation to perform at their headquarters. She graduated with an MFA in Acting from The American Conservatory Theater...
Research shows that Africa has approximately 60% of the world’s uncultivated arable land. Africa could essentially feed the world. Challenges with scale, technology and logistics have crippled the realization of this. Dr. Adewale Oparinde, founder and CEO of EZ-Farming aims to change how we invest and farm in Africa. Listen to this episode and learn...
In this Episode, we sat down with Josephine Murphy and had a candid discussion on living intentionally with your WHY at the forefront on everything you do. As a mother of two, her family is her number 1 priority and her first mission is to build a successful life around what really counts. Josephine Murphy is...
“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”― Maya Angelou After being stranded by the roadside, an incredible chance encounter by a stranger started Jean on the path to tell his story and commit it to pen and paper. What initially started as a way to document his memories turned into...
We live in an age of numerous religions. Every corner you turn you’ll find a new Religion springing up! What does this all mean? What does it mean to be Religious or Spiritual? Can you be both? Are they mutually exclusive? Is there a place for Organized Religion in your life? This week, our host...
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Hi I’m Judie a.k.a Jay Tessie, I’m a Sagittarius, which means I’m very stubborn and extremely creative. I’ve never been one to follow the norm and I try to steer away from traditions. I was born to Rwandan Parents who like any immigrant story moved to the United States in search of a better life and good education for their children. Watching their struggles inspired me to create a platform for Immigrants to share their story of their pursuit of happiness to make sure others don’t have to face the same obstacles.
Hi I’m Eric a.k.a Cado. I grew up around the world and by the age of 19 had visited more than 10 countries. I've always admired the work ethic across the different cultures I lived in and one thing specifically drew me in. Every culture and region had game changers, innovators and bold dreamers that impacted their societies. Their stories were fascinating and made me want to share them someday. Well, the opportunity arose to start a podcast and here I am sharing the stories of African immigrants and those in the African diaspora and loving every minute of it.
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When, while the lovely valley teems with vapour around me, and the meridian sun strikes the upper surface of the impenetrable foliage of my trees, and but a few stray. Steal into the inner sanctuary, I throw myself down among the tall grass.
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