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I have SOMETHING to say!

Welcome to “I have SOMETHING to say,” where subject matter experts are unafraid and unapologetic about sharing their perspectives regarding issues that impact our lives. They speak up because they give a shit. If you’re tired of canned answers and want to FINALLY hear real people cut through the B.S. and talk about real issues, this podcast is for you.

Oct 28, 2021

Imagine an ecosystem that fosters the growth and scaling of businesses owned by people of color through a cohesive, blended network of spaces, education pathways, engagement programs, and mentorship, with direct access to corporations, financing, and government programs. In this episode of I HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY, I...


Oct 21, 2021

When immigrants seeking safety, a chance to escape extreme poverty and a better life for their kids are faced with deportation, who can they turn to? In this episode of I HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY, I talk to Gautam Jagannath, Founder and Executive Director of Social Justice Collaborate (SJC), a nonprofit organization that...


Oct 14, 2021

Supplier Diversity doesn't work anymore. In this episode of I HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY I invite Nadia Carmino, Founder and CEO of Alliance One Management Consulting to discuss the need for an overhaul of Procurement processes to deliver Supplier EQUITY. And what does this look like? Supplier Equity is an...


Oct 7, 2021

There is so much talk about authenticity and encouraging each other to “show up” as our full selves, but it’s easier said than done. In this episode of I HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY my colleague and sister Xaulanda Simmonds-Emmanuel and I reflect together on the questions she posed during a recent presentation entitled...