Somewhere between your collarbone and your ribcage, how your voice becomes a stream that always finds its river. —Amena Brown
On Today’s Episode:
- Carla is joined by Amena Brown, spoken word artist and Catalyst University 2020 faculty
- How Amena got started in her creative journey
- The importance of elevating the voices of women of color
- How bodily limitations forced Amena to reevaluate what she is truly committed to
Amena’s various works interweave keep-it-real storytelling, rhyme, and humor. She is the author of five spoken word albums and two non-fiction books, and has garnered national attention in media outlets such as Ebony Magazine, Huffington Post, and Belong Magazine. Amena is passionate about sharing the stories of women of color and is a determined force for change in today’s world. She hosts various podcasts, most notably Her with Amena Brown, which can be found on Apple Podcasts and Stitcher.
I am so excited for Amena to join us at Catalyst University this year. If you have not yet secured your ticket, reach out to Nick Riashi for more information. If you have any questions, comments or ideas regarding this podcast, feel free to drop me a line, email me directly via firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet me @ronkitchens.
Question: How do you ensure diverse voices are heard equitably in your organization?