Thankful

Stefanie Benjamin ~ Race, Ethnicity, and Social Equity in Tourism

RESET an acronym for Race, Ethnicity, and Social Equity in Tourism Tourism RESET is a multi-university and interdisciplinary research and outreach initiative that seeks to identify, study, and challenge patterns of social inequity in the tourism industry. Tourism RESET provides a community for scholars, educators and industry professionals to collaborate on and exchange ideas around…

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Simon Wright Honey Group ~ What To Know About Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts & Power of Attorney

Simon Wright, Managing Director of The Honey Group, a company that he helped to create upon entering the legal sector in 2009. The Honey Group is one of the largest estate planning companies in England and Wales. Since 2016, Simon’s company, The Honey Group has recorded over £12 million in legacy donations to U.K charities…

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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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Trauma, Mental Health & Supporting Girls & Their Incarcerated Mothers with Ilyse Kennedy

Ilyse Kennedy is the founder of Moving Parts Psychotherapy. A Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Perinatal Mental Health Professional, and EMDRIA Certified Clinician. Ilyse has always been a helper by nature. As a child, this meant befriending children who struggled, and talking bullies down to empathy. She enjoyed having deep connections…

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Suicide Prevention, Kevin Briggs, The Guardian of The Golden Gate Bridge

Sergeant Kevin Briggs (also known as the Guardian of the Golden Gate Bridge) was a California Highway Patrol officer noted for his work in suicide intervention, having dissuaded more than two hundred people from jumping off of the Golden Gate Bridge into the San Francisco Bay. He retirement from the California Highway Patrol in 2013…

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Laura Scott – The Childless by Choice Project

Laura S. Scott, is the happily childfree author of Two Is Enough and Producer of The Childless by Choice Project documentary. Which is a research project, a book, and a documentary that explores the motives and the decision-making process behind the choice to remain childfree. Having conducted a survey of almost 200 childless by choice…

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Robin Hadley Investigating the Complexities of Male Childlessness

Robin Hadley a world expert on male childlessness and ageing, a researcher, speaker, teacher, and writer.  Robin’s area of research concerns the impact of male involuntary childlessness across the lifecourse. Also, having completed a Project Titled: Survey Of Men And Women’s Feelings Around Parenthood And Childlessness Which Examines If Childlessness Effected the Happiness of Older People, their Wellbeing,…

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Yvonne John Dreaming of a Life Unlived – A Woman of Color’s Infertility Journey

Yvonne John is the author of Dreaming of a Life Unlived As a woman of color she knows only too well the experience of being silenced to the point of being too ashamed to say that I am childless but now Yvonne can celebrate the woman that she has become through the power of owning her…

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