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Welcome to the Culture Meets Wellness podcast (formerly known as the Anona Wellness Podcast), where we are breaking down cultural barriers to accessing wellness. On this podcast, we will be joined by individuals from all walks of life who each share one thing in common - they are black, indigenous, & people of colour (BIPOC) and/or immigrants. Whether they're university students, psychotherapists, law professionals, social media influencers, industrial designers, CEOs, or somewhere in betwee ...
 
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TW: This episode includes discussions of depression. Happy new year everyone! This week, we are joined by Samukele Ncube for an incredible discussion about healing, self love, and her new book launch 'Things You Need to Hear Most', which is a collection of poetry and notes rooted in self care. During this episode, we discuss her experience with dep…
 
This week, we are joined by Kassandra Kernisan, who is a certified Kemetic Yoga Instructor, Naturopath, Apprentice Traditional Healer and Kem Initiate, Entrepreneur and Speaker. During this episode, we speak in depth about the disconnect that many in the African diaspora often feel when it comes to understanding their roots. We speak about Kassandr…
 
Trigger warning: This episode includes discussions of reproductive and sexual trauma, as well as conversations around slavery and racism. This week, we are joined by Saran James-Vaughan, who is a Holistic Nutritionist and Reproductive Wellness Facilitator. During this episode, the two of us had an in-depth conversation around reproductive and healt…
 
This week, we are joined by Lashawna Phillips, who is the founder of Nurture with Botanics, which is a company focused on providing resources, products, and guidance for individuals to develop their own unique journeys to intentional living with botanics. We cover a variety of topics during our conversation, including Lashawna's own wellness journe…
 
This week, we're joined by Taty Cokley, who is an influencer, beauty guru, and entrepreneur whose content focuses on killer beauty looks, the hottest fashion trends, and most importantly, female empowerment. In this episode, we speak about Taty's experience with anxiety, mental health, and trauma. As part of our discussion, we covered a variety of …
 
This week, we're joined by Meenakshi Sharma, who is a mom, blogger, radio host, and founder of The Lotus Movement - a mental health movement focused on demystifying the stigma associated with mental health specifically within the South Asian community. In this episode, we discuss her motivations for starting The Lotus Movement; the cultural stigma …
 
TW: This episode includes discussions around self-harm. This week's podcast guest is Helen Garcia, who is a vulnerable friend, graduate student, musician, social worker, and host of podcast "Who You Needed", where she talks to friends and leading thought leaders about how to lead with radical introspection and vulnerability. During our discussion, …
 
The Culture Meets Wellness podcast is finally back! In our first episode following our brief pause, we are joined by Jennifer Okolo, who is an Occupational Therapist and founder of She Aspires UK, which is a brand that encourages young females to write and interact on a series of real-world issues that affect them. In our discussion, we talk about …
 
This week we are joined by Queeny Kuffour, who is a Ghanaian actress, youtuber, and content creator currently based in Toronto. In this episode, we discuss her experience with moving to LA for acting school, the hurdles associated with being a youtuber and trying to make it as a Black actress in Canadian media, her Ghanaian cultural background & th…
 
This week's guest is Nadine Yousif, who is an award nominated Iraqi-Canadian journalist who currently writes for Macleans and has previously written for The Toronto Star and The Globe and Mail. During this episode, we discuss Nadine's experience as a racialized woman in the Canadian journalism industry, the various hurdles that she has had to overc…
 
This week, we are joined by Marci Gray, who is a Psychotherapist and Social worker who founded her own private practice, Gray Matter Health. In light of current events, we invited Marci to discuss all things racial trauma, including what it actually is, some practical examples of what racial trauma can look like in different people, her thoughts on…
 
At the time of this podcast, North America is seeing a large number of resistance uprisings in response to the continued police violence against Black people. In light of these events, this week, we are joined by Reakash Walters to talk about anti-Black racism in the U.S. and Canada. Reakash is a community organizer and articling student who works …
 
In this episode, we are joined by Sydnee Burgess, who works in the medical field as a clinician and is a yoga teacher based in Ottawa. As part of our discussion, we talk music, mind-body connection, her career and cultural background, as well as her perspective on and experience with wellness.Chongo Bwalya による
 
This week, we are joined by Domanique Grant, who is a singer, songwriter, creator, and entrepreneur who was born and raised in Toronto. During our discussion, we talk about how she became a singer-songwriter, the time she spent living in Uganda and how it changed her overall mindset, the degree to which she feels connected to her Carribbean backgro…
 
This week's guest is Charysse Griffith-Rowley, who is currently a university student who was born and raised in Canada, but is from Trinidad. We talk about a wide variety of topics, including how she bought her first house/investment property, her business and entrepreneurial ambitions, her passions for spreading awareness about personal finance an…
 
In this week's episode, we are joined by Stacey Karuhanga, who is from Uganda and moved to Canada for university. Currently, she works in the mental health field as a psychotherapist and has a passion for working with children. During our conversation, we talk about how she got into the mental health field and what her career has been like thus far…
 
Culture Meets Wellness by Anona Wellness is a weekly podcast that features discussions about wellness and mental health amongst immigrants and people of colour, with an overall goal of reducing stigmas associated with the topics. To help facilitate these discussions, we are joined by individuals from all walks of life who each share one thing in co…
 
This week, we are joined by Vivian Kaye, who is an entrepreneur, mentor, and key note speaker who is known for founding the seven-figure company, KinkyCurlyYaki. In this episode, we discuss how she was able to create and run two successful businesses, her advice for those looking to take the leap, how the Ghanaian values she was raised with impacte…
 
In this week's episode of the Culture Meets Wellness podcast (formerly known as the Anona Wellness podcast), we are joined by Ro and her adorable son Lincoln. During this episode, we discuss how and why she opened her own yoga studio, her experience with post-partum depression and how it helped her discover yoga, how she takes care of herself as an…
 
For our eleventh episode, we are joined by Igho Diana, who is a Nigerian poet, speaker, community educator, and Wellness Consultant. During our discussion, we talk about how her wellness journey started with taking care of her hair, reasons why prioritizing yourself before others isn't selfish, what she did when her wellness beliefs contradicted he…
 
In this week's episode, we are joined by Snjezana Pruginic and Rebeckah Price, who are the co-founders of The Well Collective, which is a community-focused wellness pop-up in Toronto that features classes led by various BIPOC (black, indigenous, and people of colour) wellness practitioners. During this episode, we discuss each of their wellness jou…
 
In the wake of COVID-19 and social distancing, the importance of self-care and wellness is undeniable. In this week's episode, we invite special guest Chantée Dardaine, who is a Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) to give us her best advice on how to cope with uncertainty, anxiety, and fear during COVID-19. During our discussion, we also discus…
 
During this episode, we talk to Fatima Alk, who was born and raised in Canada, but ethnically, is half Algerian and half Lebanese. Our chat includes an in-depth discussion about being raised by immigrant parents, the sacrifice that our parents made to provide us with the best opportunities, and understanding the tough reality behind why they made t…
 
This week, we are joined by Ali Arbeau, who is a yoga teacher who was born in China, but was adopted and grew up in Canada. During this episode, we discuss the reason why Ali decided to become a yoga teacher; how we have both been impacted by the lack of representation in the makeup, film, and yoga industries; Ali's experience with being adopted an…
 
In this week's episode of the Anona Wellness podcast, we are joined by Adrienne Corea, who was born and raised in Canada, but whose parents are both from Nicaragua. During this episode, we talk about her transition into motherhood, the way wellness was viewed in her household growing up, how her idea of wellness has changed since having her first c…
 
In this week's episode of the Anona Wellness Podcast, we are joined by Monadi Nasir, who is a personal trainer with a strong passion for emotional intelligence and mental health. She was born and raised in Canada, but ethnically, is from Bangladesh. During our discussion, we talk about feeling lost after university, how she eventually found her pas…
 
In this week's episode of the Anona Wellness Podcast, we are joined by Marlee Laratte, who is originally from Haiti. During our discussion, we talk about her interests and career ambitions, her journey from Haiti to Canada, the stigma surrounding mental health within her culture, and the different wellness activities that she participates in, as we…
 
We are so excited to share our discussion with Vladimir Jean-Gilles, who is a Haitian film critic and lifestyle blogger based in Ottawa. During our chat, we discuss how he went from reviewing films on Snapchat to walking the red carpet in LA, his experience with burnout & how it helped him find wellness, his thoughts on the mental health stigma & i…
 
This week, we are joined by Priymedh Kulkarni, who was born in India and moved to Canada when he was 3 years old. During our hilarious discussion, we talk about how Priymedh's goals and ambitions have changed throughout his life, the struggles associated with balancing South Asian and Western values, the wellness activities that he partakes in, and…
 
In this episode, we are joined by Javed Nasir, who was born in Bangladesh and came to Canada when he was 4 years old. During our discussion, we talk about how Javed became a User Experience Designer, the benefits and drawbacks associated with being a first-generation immigrant, his thoughts on the importance of wellness & emotional intelligence for…
 
In this episode, we speak with Vivian Zhang. Vivian is a student at Wellesley College. She has design experience all over the world, from a design agency in Hong Kong to her current co-op at Palantir in New York. We dive deep into her diverse professional background.We talked about her development of a student design community at her school, the im…
 
In this episode, we meet with Fisher Adelakin. Fisher is a student at Purdue and has worked at a panoply of tech companies, with his most recent stint being at Slack.We discussed his perspective being black in tech, his influences growing up in Nigeria and much more.Students Who Design is written and produced by Sahil Khoja and Omar Abdul-Rahim.…
 
In this episode, we are speaking with Genesia Ting. This young - and I mean young - designer recently graduated from UC Davis, has made a name for herself winning hackathons across the country, and has been most recently practicing design in the very hot civic tech space.We had a great time talking about her unique academic career and her thoughts …
 
In this episode, we meet with Jason Yuan. If you haven’t already seen his Apple Music redesign, we strongly suggest you do because it’s truly phenomenal. With over 47,000 claps on Medium, this article shows just how good a student design case study can be. Just a little required reading from Students Who Design.Beyond his famous redesign, we were a…
 
In our final episode, we are joined by none other than the co-host of this series, Sahil Khoja. We discuss his journey into product design and the resulting learnings, the Students Who Design project, and so much more.Sahil studies Information Science at Cornell University. He has previously held product design internships with Facebook, Intuit, an…
 
In this episode, we are joined by Brandon Jacoby to discusses the advantages and disadvantages of staying in school as an aspiring designer, side projects, and so much more.Brandon studied Human-Computer Interaction at The Ohio State University. He currently works full-time as a product designer at Square, has held a design internship at Square, an…
 
In this episode, Ethelia Lung Joins us to talk about running a student-led design conference, the difference between working at a design agency and product company, and so much more.Ethelia studies New Media Design at Rochester Institute of Technology. She has held design internships at Google and at Grayscale Ltd Hong Kong.Sponsored in part by Fac…
 
In this episode, we are joined by Andrew Aquino to discuss his experience teaching introductory design to non-design majors, his expansion of a design community and culture at his school, and so much more.Andrew studied Computer Science at Cornell University. He currently works full-time as a product designer at Facebook, and he has held product de…
 
In this episode, we speak with Lu Han about finding design roles at your university, working as a designer with cross-functional teams, and so much more.Lu studied Economics at University of California, Berkeley. She currently works as a full-time product designer as Spotify and has held internships/fellowships with Spotify and InternMatch.Sponsore…
 
In this episode, Nicole Calace talks about the differences between internships and full-time design roles, building a design community at your school, and so much more.Nicole studied Information Science at Cornell University. She currently works full-time as a product designer at Facebook and has held internships with Facebook, Microsoft, LinkedIn,…
 
In this episode, we are joined by Ethan Bond to talk about ethics within design, finding your first few design projects, and so much more.Ethan studied computer science and product design at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He currently works full-time as a product designer at Palantir and has held product design internships at Palantir and Facebo…
 
In this episode, we talk to Karen Li about her role as president of UC Berkeley’s premier design consultancy, her thoughts on the product design internship recruitment process, and so much more.Karen studies Cognitive Science at University of California, Berkeley. She has previously held product design internships with Facebook and with Quora.Spons…
 
In this episode, Jackie Liu joins us to discuss breaking into design with a technical academic background, the importance of diversity and representation in design, and so much more.Jackie studies computer science (Course 6) at MIT. She has previously worked as a product design intern at Girls Who Code.Sponsored by Facebook Design.…
 
In this episode, we speak with Dionisio Blanco about the fascinating world of design in the 3D space - that is, VR/AR design. We also discuss dealing with imposter syndrome and so much more. Dio studies Game Design at Ringling College of Art and Design. He spent this past summer at Facebook working as a Social VR Intern and has cofounded his own VR…
 
In our fourth episode, Cameron Pollack, photographer extraordinaire and government major at Cornell University, discusses his experience as a photojournalist on campus and in the industry, the merits of learning your craft on your own, the interplay between photography and his numerous other involvements, and so much more.Cameron has worked as a ph…
 
In our third episode, we talk to Meghan Maupin about her academic background as an architect, her various design and design-adjacent experiences, her life as a grad student at MIT’s small, selective, and interdisciplinary Integrated Design & Management program, and so much more.Meghan has worked at Partners in Health, Shepley Bulfinch, Formlabs, MI…
 
In our second episode, we talk to Ally Keller, student at Parsons School of Design, about crossing between design disciplines, dropping out of school to pursue design, and so much more.Ally studies Design and Technology at Parsons. She has worked as a product design intern at Facebook and has done agency work at Red Antler and Code and Theory.Spons…
 
In our first episode, Brown University’s Chen Ye dives deep into why hackathons are important for aspiring designers, creating user interfaces for rockets, and so much more.Chen is a senior at Brown University studying Computer Science & Biology. In the past, he has worked at IBM, Microsoft, Facebook, and SpaceX, and he also runs the well-known stu…
 
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