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    “She’s not Coming to School Ever Again!” Annetta Paps-King S:3 Ep: 4

    “She’s not coming back to school again.” These searing words are branded into the mind of Annetta Paps-King, co-founder of charity Sponsor a Gambian Girl. At the age of 14 her Gambian friend was ripped from the education system to get married to an older man and live a life of servitude. This practice still takes place in some Gambian tribes. In this episode Annetta details some of the harrowing experiences some girls endure and how the charity is helping to develop empowered, educated and liberated women leaders of the future. **This episode is not suitable for children.** Learn more here: https://www.saggfoundation.org/ Listen via the website this website (see link…

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    “…abused, sectioned & diagnosed… but nothing is forever.” Latoya Brobbey – S:3 Ep:3

    This is a must listen for all. Hear socialprenuer Latoya Brobbey as she speaks candidly about her journey through abuse, divorce, being diagnosed used with bipolar disorder, being sectioned and more. Knowing that Black people in the U.K. are 4 times more likely to be sectioned under the Mental Health Act compared to their White counterparts, this interview allows a rare look into what life is like for someone who has felt the full force of the U.K. mental health system and survived. Latoya beautifully offers an insight into her world when life got all too much and shares how she flourishes with love despite her troubled past and ongoing…

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    Ask the Experts: Lockdown Hair & Beauty Tips S:2 Ep: 8

    Why shouldn’t I use Dax on my scalp! How do I get rid of ingrowing facial hair? What can I do with these hangnails? These were the type of questions, I Rebbecca, the host of the Time to Glow Up Podcast, had for my gorgeous guests: Yinka Amure – The Beauty Teacher, Monica Frempong of Official Hair 2 the Throne and Nicola Christopher owner of Niksology Clinic. Being part of Kubi Springer’s The Boss Squad (a branding mentoring programme), we found that we become instant friends during the pandemic. Join in the camaraderie as we chat, laugh and educate on all things hair and beauty. Find the ladies online… Nicola…

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    Time to Glow Up Quiz

    Host and founder of Time to Glow Up, Rebbecca Hemmings leads this fun quiz all based around the concept of the glow up. Test your knowledge on all things related to transforming glowfully. This includes questions on health, fitness, personal development, beauty and fashion. Play on your own or with friends. You can do it over Whatsapp, Zoom or have a House Party. How ever you do it, it’s sure to bring a smile on your face and some tips to advance your glow up.  https://ia601509.us.archive.org/12/items/time-to-glow-up-quiz/Quiz%20Final.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Email | RSS

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    First Time Mother at Age 50 – Diana Williams – S:2 Ep: 6

    Diana Williams became the mother to twin boys at age 50, on her own by double donor insemination. Her story of success was featured in UK national newspapers in 2015. In this episode Diana speaks about trying to get pregnant at a late age, after enjoying a full life of travelling and pursuing her career. She also warns other women (especially black women) about the possible complications of leaving having children too late. Diana is now living happily with her boys who are now 5 years old and attending school. https://ia801504.us.archive.org/20/items/first-time-mother-at-age-50-diana-williams/First%20Time%20Mother%20at%20age%2050%20-%20Diana%20Williams.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Email | RSS

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    The doctor gave me a death sentence; I climbed Kilimanjaro. Sophie Grace Holmes

    Ultra-endurance athlete, fitness model and speaker Sophie Grace Holmes was born with the (often) life-limiting disease cystic fibrosis. At age 19 her doctor told her she would was going die very soon. Now aged 29, Sophie is proving that having a determined mindset, a full appreciation of life and by taking consistent action to stay healthy and well, anything is possible. Listen to her incredibly inspiring journey on this episode. Keep up with Sophie’s journey here. NB: this episode was recorded a day after the TV presenter Caroline Flack sadly took her own life. Reference is made to this but her name was not mentioned. https://ia801409.us.archive.org/14/items/sghinterviewfinal/SGH%20-%20Interview%20-%20Final.mp3Podcast: Play in new window…