Survival

John James OBE – Sickle Cell, The Facts

John James is the Chief Executive of the Sickle Cell Society (SCS), a role which he has held since 2013. Prior to working at SCS, John spent 33 years working in the National Health Service, also known as the NHS, including as Chief Executive of NHS Trusts and in health policy as a senior civil…

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Warens Wimberly ~ Coming to America, A New Life and Experiencing Loss

Warens Wimberly ~ Coming to America, A New Life and Experiencing Loss Waren’s a Psychologist, entrepreneur, wife, mother of three children and a HR professional talks about her reluctant journey from Haiti to America, the challenges of not speaking any English, adjusting to a new country and way of life. After teaching herself to speak…

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Mariam Ibraheem ~ Shackled

Mariam Ibraheem is the author of the book “Shackled”. Mariam’s journey is one of a woman born in a refugee camp. Her father a Muslim, died when she was just six years old and she was subsequently raised by her Ethiopian Orthodox Christian mother. Mariam, her mother, and siblings suffered terrible abuse at the hands…

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Ailsa Gilliam – Surviving Domestic Abuse

Ailsa Gilliam discusses her incredible fight for survival with domestic abuse. The fight for herself and her children. Domestic Abuse often the silent killer. Ailsa shares what it is like trying to prove her, “upstanding, charming, church going” husband is emotionally, verbally and physically abusive.  Thankfully, with help from some in her church, neighbors and…

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