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Episode #3: "I Have SOMETHING To Say" with special guest, Puja Madan

I have SOMETHING to say!

Release Date: 05/23/2019

Episode #40: Episode #40: "I Have SOMETHING To Say" with special guest, Marcos Vilar

I have SOMETHING to say!

In America's current political landscape, the impact of Latino participation on the electoral process is gaining tremendous economic influence. Latinos are no longer invisible and they are starting to have some CA$H to invest in what they believe in. In this episode, we have an open conversation with Marcos Vilar, Executive Director of Alianza for Progress. We talk about the current Democratic primary and how things may or may not work out for the betterment of our country.

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Episode #39: Episode #39: "I Have SOMETHING To Say" - Special Roundtable Segment on "The Entrepreneurship Roller Coaster"

I have SOMETHING to say!

It takes some serious cojones to get on the “Entrepreneurship Rollercoaster Ride”. In this Roundtable Edition of I HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY, we share what drove our crew to launch their own businesses and how we navigate entrepreneurship’s peaks and valleys. We explore the pluses and minuses from different perspectives – UdoU Productions, a business that’s 2 years old and Urbander, a firm that’s celebrating 12 years this summer. And in that discussion a new opportunity to collaborate reveals itself

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Episode #38: Episode #38: "I Have SOMETHING To Say" with special guest, Johanna Lopez

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Johanna López is the first Latina to be elected to the Orange County Florida School Board (home of the City of Orlando), where 1/3 of the population and 40% of the student body K-12 is Hispanic. After 15+ years as a teacher, today she is a leader that the Central Florida community looks up to for her intelligence, grit, hard work, authenticity and determination.

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Episode #37: Episode #37: "I Have SOMETHING To Say" - Special Roundtable Segment on "Transplants to Orlando"

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Orlando – once known only for a famed mouse – is now a major player in tech, finance, real estate, construction, academia and everything in between. A big portion of the population is comprised of “Transplants” from all over the world, including a huge chunk of people from the Northern U.S. who experience a sometimes challenging transition as they adjust to the unique culture of the Southeast. Our crew of “Transplants” shares their migration to FL and how they have navigated the culture clashes

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Episode #36: Episode #36: "I Have SOMETHING To Say" with special guest, Pedro Turushina

I have SOMETHING to say!

In this episode, we speak to Pedro Turushina, Creative Director of Elokuent, a family-operated business, about the true character of hardworking, smart, loving and responsible Latino men. As a young first-time father, he opens up about being a hands-on dad, bringing his 7-month daughter to work and working to create a world where she can be anything she wants to be when she grows up. Tune in if you need a little help dispelling false narratives that promote judging, labeling and hating on people of color.

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Episode #35: Episode #35: "I Have SOMETHING To Say" - Special Roundtable Segment on "Business Pet Peeves"

I have SOMETHING to say!

Business pet peeves. We all have them. But what is that one thing that other people do while you’re trying to conduct business that drives you up a f***ing wall?  In this Roundtable Edition of I HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY, Chris, Samí, Xaulanda, and Michelle spell out their business pet peeves, the levels of frustration and annoyance they cause and how they navigate through them. Tune in to discover if you experience that same THING (and enjoy a laugh or two while you’re at it)

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Episode #34: Episode #34: "I Have SOMETHING To Say" with special guests, Celia Patitucci & Alicyn Mulder

I have SOMETHING to say!

When we think of HIV, many of us are transported to the ’90s and dismiss it as a thing of the past. But it’s not. Celia Patitucci and Alicyn Mulder schools I HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY on the most updated information about this virus, its prevalence in major U.S. cities, the demographic groups most affected and experiencing an increase in new cases, and advanced testing and treatment.

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Episode #33: Episode #33: "I Have SOMETHING To Say" with special guest, Ingrid Collins

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For a Latina who didn’t celebrate her “quinceañera”, 2020 represents an opportunity to celebrate her “cincuentañera”. This is the plan of podcast host, Samí Haiman-Marrero, who will turn 50 this year. In this episode, she talks to subject matter expert Ingrid Collins, Associate State Director – Multicultural Engagement at AARP, who is a dear friend, about what turning 50 looks like today and the benefits of maturing.

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Episode #32: Episode #32: "I Have SOMETHING To Say" - Special Roundtable Segment on "Our Word For The Year"

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In this Roundtable episode, our crew selects words that define our respective overarching goals for 2020. For the first time, we collectively exercise the power of manifesting our individual aspirations for the next year to bring them forth into reality. We also welcome our newest team player Michelle Cortes, our integrated marketing and multimedia master. Listen in to how we negotiate words, set goals and use each other as sounding boards to make sure we don’t screw up.

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Episode #31: Episode #31: "I Have SOMETHING To Say" with special returning guest, Ricardo Negrón-Almodóvar

I have SOMETHING to say!

We speak with Ricardo Negrón-Almodóvar, Executive Co-Director of Del Ambiente, who spent the recent Holiday break in Puerto Rico as well as podcast host, Samí Haiman-Marrero. Both experienced the unexpected tremors in real-time during their visit, along with the fear and anxiety friends and family are experiencing. Tune-in to learn more about what the Puerto Rican diaspora on the U.S. mainland and local groups on the island are doing independently to help the thousands of people affected.

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In this episode of I HAVE SOMETHING TO SAY, our guest Puja Madan is an award-winning mindful leadership coach and creator of the Mindfulness Map“The state of the world doesn’t look so great, and I think we are all here to do something about that. There’s a lot of purpose-driven leaders that are stepping it up and who feel that the status quo doesn’t work.”