Cool Soror with Rashan Ali
Know Your Worth & Add Tax with Tenitra Batiste

Know Your Worth & Add Tax with Tenitra Batiste

May 26, 2022

Today’s episode features sports anchor, reporter & host Tenitra Batiste. Tenitra is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated and is making big waves in the sports media industry.

 

Tenitra is currently an In-game Reporter for the Atlanta Hawks & also a Sports Anchor Reporter at  92.9 the Game.

 

She shares her pivot from the corporate Human Resources sector to thriving as a sideline reporter anchor.

 

Rashan & Tenitra are talking sports, talking shop and sharing about the power of risking it all for your dream.

 

To find out more about Tenitra, follow her on IG @tenitrabatiste.

There’s TEA and Then There’s LegaliTEAS with Lisa Bonner

There’s TEA and Then There’s LegaliTEAS with Lisa Bonner

May 19, 2022

Today’s episode features attorney, author and travel guru, Lisa Bonner ! This Cool Soror rocking the P&G has visited nearly 90 countries as a travel journalist and enthusiast.

With over 25 years experience as an IP / Entertainment attorney, Lisa has been behind the “LegaliTEAS” (the title of her newly released book) of seeing some of your favorite shows come to light. In her new book, mentioned above, she breaks down the steps to building a successful business to the average, every day entrepreneur.

To find out more about Lisa, follow her on IG @lisabonner. Get a copy of her book on Amazon.com!

When A Man Knows, He Knows! with Rod Minger

When A Man Knows, He Knows! with Rod Minger

May 12, 2022

This week we get a chance to check in on one of our Cool Bruhs! A return guest, actor and comedian Rod Minger picks up right where he left off. This time, however, he talks about men knowing when they have found “the one,” growing as a YouTube star and embracing life with purpose.

 

Follow Rod Minger on YouTube and @rod.Minger on IG!

On Purpose & On Fire with AJ Akua Johnson

On Purpose & On Fire with AJ Akua Johnson

May 5, 2022

It is our sincere pleasure to have actress, life coach, fitness enthusiast and an all around “good time” woman, AJ Akua Johnson on the Cool Soror Podcast. Rocking the crimson and cream, this powerhouse drops gem after gem in this incredible episode!

-Experiencing a fantasy on her 50th birthday that changed her life!
-Tackling the walls of sexual  expression in women.
-Opening up and being 100% of who we were made to be.

These are just a few of the meaty take-aways from this 40+ minutes of absolute power! Follow this mogul at @theajzone on Instagram.

Divorce. Delay. Destiny. with Kim Ford

Divorce. Delay. Destiny. with Kim Ford

April 28, 2022

Joining the Cool Soror Podcast is Kim Ford, an on-air host, TedX
speaker, author and a lady of Pink & Green! In this episode, Kim does not shy away from addressing one of the darkest moments in her life following a tumultuous divorce. While difficult, she used it as fuel  to set out on a path to light up the media world as the host of her own talk show. She has also covered hundreds of red carpets interviewing celebrities and influencers.

Kim shares her thoughts on the state of current hip hop and whether today’s female artists have to be held more accountable for their actions. Tap in to also hear Rashan’s three worst interviews she’s had in her radio career!

To find out more about Kim Ford, check out her site at iamkimford.com and on all social media platforms at @iamkimford.

The Collision of Success and Grief with Miss Quad & Shari’ Nycole

The Collision of Success and Grief with Miss Quad & Shari’ Nycole

April 21, 2022

Welcome to the all new podcast season of APRIL 2022! This is a very special episode of the Cool Soror Podcast for sure! This episode we are joined by TWO lovely Cool Sorors Miss Quad & Shari' Nycole who Rashan Ali has had the pleasure of working with on the Sister Circle daily talk show.  We caught up with them for our first show of the season! Representing two illustrious sororities, these ladies are doing amazing things post Sister Circle. Find out “What Success Looks Like” for them & how grief and shifted their lives.  Catch all these gems they are dropping throughout this spicy conversation between sister friends & former colleagues.

 

Guests

Joining us for the first time is Miss Quad who is an amazing Chef, Author, Talk Show Host, Entrepreneur & Star of Bravo's Married2Med. She is a Cool Soror of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. During the conversation Miss Quad shared “A pivotal moment in my professional career was expanding my brand.” Hold on to your seats & grab your tissues because we are getting a front row seat into what it’s like to experience grief first hand & ways to push through.

 

Shari' Nycole, a second time guest and Cool Soror of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. is the Co-Host of “The Willie Moore Jr. Show”,  and also the Host of two other shows, “Just A Thought” Podcast and “The Gray Area.” She is also a TV/Film Producer, Editor, & Director. During this episode she shared that during the pandemic she learned that “It’s important to set boundaries & put yourself first”. 

 

In a little over 44 minutes, get ready to laugh, cry, dig deep & ask yourself powerful questions as we go on a journey of connection and sisterhood.  

 

Follow them below:

 

@absolutelyquad

@shari_nycole

 

She Got Now

She Got Now

January 13, 2022

The Cool Soror Podcast is ALL NEW IN 2022! Today, we are joined by FOUR Cool Soror Alumnae from Florida A&M University.  We caught up with them for FAMU’s Homecoming -The Epic Return and it was just that! Representing both Beta Alpha Chapters, these women have done some amazing things in all of their careers. Partnering with Pepsi’s “She Got Now” initiative, we travel into their journeys to see why each of them “Got Now!”

 

Joining us for the third time is Melissa Mitchell, CEO & Artist of Abeille Creations. A Cool Soror of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. says, “When you think about your time, your intention and your place in the world, I got now.  This is my time!”

 

Arisha Smith, a Cool Soror of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is the Chief Growth Officer of Streamlytics.  She says, “It’s our time. As Black Women, there’s nothing we can’t accomplish.”

 

Our third guest is Adrienne Alexander, CEO & Founder, Managing Partner of Alexander Law PC, Inc. A Cool Soror of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Adrienne believes that “you may not know the path, but if you keep moving, it’s going to come.”

 

Rounding it out for the show and joining us for the second time is Keshia Walker, A Cool Soror of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.  She is the President of Insights Marketing as well as the Founder + Chairwoman of the Black Collegiate Gaming Association.  She is a firm believer in celebrating ourselves as women and celebrating all the amazing things we do.

 

In a little over 30 minutes, you’ll be in awe of the many accomplishments these women have been able to conquer.  Follow them below:

 

@abeillecreations

@adrienneslaw

@insightsmpc

@thearishasmith

 

I Was Born Confident

I Was Born Confident

March 7, 2021

On International Women’s Day, we wanted to share the story of Pinky Cole, a COOL SOROR of DST! This visionary and founder of the wildly popular, Slutty Vegan and its brand went from a television producer for two popular shows to sharing her passion for delicious vegan food with the masses.

A graduate of Clark Atlanta University, she understands that her mission in life is to not only provide a delectable dining experience for her customers, but she understands the importance of community. Paying the tuition for 30+ Clark Atlanta students to providing life insurance to African American men, Pinky says her work here on this earth has only just begun.

You will see why she continues to win because her mindset has never waivered. As soon as she entered the world, her life had purpose. She so effortlessly confesses, “I was born confident.” It’s simply something she’s always known.

Follow Pinky Cole at @sluttyveganatl and @barvegan.

Peloton and the Range

Peloton and the Range

February 17, 2021
"In this episode, our host, Rashan Ali, gives a candid perspective on her monetary scarcity that has limited her to be a hoarder when it comes to her finances.  She shares two very intimate experiences with money when it came to her desire to purchase a Peleton and her desire to buy a new car.  Both scenarios will open your eyes to treating yourself but also noticing the beauty of what you already have." 
 
Undeniably Good - with Rashan Ali

Undeniably Good - with Rashan Ali

January 21, 2021
Our host, Rashan Ali is back to chat about her feelings on how the Inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris had her in her feelings. 
 
She also talks about how she never would have thought her life would be where it is right now.  This 15 minutes of power will challenge you to be "undeniably good" at everything God has blessed you with!
 
That is her goal for this new season.  Let us all embrace it.
 
Follow Rashan Ali on IG at @rashanali.
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