Episodes
In this episode Kayla discusses her life growing up in the Bronx and her journey to becoming an educator who now has the opportunity to be in the same spaces as Garifuna children through the NYC Department of Education. Thank you Kayla for being an amazing role model and shout out to all the Garifuna educators out there! Outro Song: Punta Rebels- Gudumein * I DO NOT OWN COPYRIGHTS TO THIS MUSIC* Kayla's Instagram: @asprettyaskay Podcast Instagram: @hdy.sygpodcast Host Instagram:...
Published 06/15/21
In this episode Jasminne speaks about her experience growing up in a traditional Garifuna household while battling mental health and identity issues as a Gen-Z. We dive into ways we can close the gap as first-generation Americans and healthy practices as we work to end the stigma! Outro Song: Fernandez Band - Wayarou * I DO NOT OWN COPYRIGHTS TO THIS MUSIC* Podcast Instagram: @hdy.sygpodcast Host Instagram: @__alisonm Bio: Jasminne Rochez is a Brooklyn, NY native and is a recent college...
Published 05/31/21
In this episode Janitza speaks about her experience growing up in the Bronx, NY and navigating her Guatemalan heritage. She touches on her family dynamics as well as her journey to learning Garifuna!  Outro Song: Paula Castillo - Billama Damb * I DO NOT OWN COPYRIGHTS TO THIS MUSIC* Janitza's Instagram: JanitzaRenee._ Podcast Instagram: @hdy.sygpodcast Host Instagram: @__alisonm Bio: Janitza Bonilla is a Bronx, New York native whose parents are from Livingston Izabal, Guatemala....
Published 05/20/21
In this episode Feroza takes us through the journey of dissecting the history of the Garifuna people. Feroza not only encourages us to go beyond the history that we have traditionally been told but we also dive into some deep questions about the truth behind who we are as a people. Feroza touches on some important topics such a spirituality, her experience as a singer and also traveling to amazing countries such as Brazil and now residing in Madrid, Spain. Be sure to check out her podcast...
Published 05/07/21
In this episode Trina discusses her experience growing up in Belize, describing celebrations such as Garifuna Settlement Day, living and navigating Trinidad as a Garifuna woman obtaining her college degree and ultimately traveling to St.Vincent (Yurumein) the brith place of the Garifuna people! Be sure to check out @lisemeinfusions on instagram! Outro Song: Aurelio Martinez - Wamada  *I DO NOT OWN COPYRIGHTS TO THIS MUSIC* Trina's Instagram: 3_na_bz Podcast Instagram: @hdy.sygpodcast Host...
Published 04/22/21
In this episode Jennifer discusses her experience as a Garifuna woman growing in Harlem to attending a Historically Black University! We dive deep into the conversation of Afrolatinidad and what that means for us navigating our identity as Garifuna people who have adopted the Latin culture due to the mass exodus from St.Vincent to Central America. Outro Song: Xcstacy- Bunabou (Live) *I DO NOT OWN COPYRIGHTS TO THIS MUSIC* Jennifer's Instagram:__plain.janeeee Podcast Instagram:...
Published 04/15/21
In this episode Daisy drops so many gems for the next generation of Garifuna youth ranging from navigating blackness in the United States to understanding the resilience of our ancestors. Outro Song: Aurelio Martinez - Africa *I DO NOT OWN THE COPYRIGHTS TO THIS MUSIC* Daisy's Instagram: @dai_gzmn Daisy's Twitter: @dazeG_321 Podcast Instagram: @hdy.sygpodcast Host Instagram: __alisonm Bio: Daisy E. Guzman Nunez is an African and African Diaspora Studies Ph.D. student at the University...
Published 04/08/21
Alison discusses what she describes as a "midlife crisis", reuniting with hobbies she loved as a child, and overall navigating these 20 somethings as a young, multifaceted black woman.  Upcoming: April 1st our very first Empowered Garifuna Women Collective project will be dropping. Hope you tune in! Podcast Instagram: @hdy.sygpodcast Host Instagram: @__alisonm Outro Song: 20 Something - Sza
Published 03/23/21
In this episode Aaliyah provides us with insights to her undergraduate and graduate experience as she strives to obtain a career within the Social Work field.  Bio: Aaliyah McNair is a Brooklyn, New York native in her first year of graduate school at University at Albany SUNY School of Social Welfare. She has professional experience within substance abuse, trauma work, child welfare, and crisis intervention. Aside from running her own therapeutic blogging platform “Volumes of Velvet”, and an...
Published 03/01/21
In this episode of How Do You See Your Glass? Alison discusses the process of rebranding and relaunching her podcast as well as the experiences that inspired what would now become a platform for black women in higher education to share their stories.  Podcast Instragram: @hdy.syg Host Instragram: @__alisonm If there are any topics you want How Do You See Your Glass? to touch on, please feel free to DM the podcast instagram page or email hdysyg2020@gmail.com. 
Published 01/16/21
Wine of the Day: Roscatto  Society has consistently painted the picture that our mothers are our first teachers who are with us through the good, the bad and the ugly, but is that always true? Join us as we explore the importance of womanhood in relation to our mothers. Special thank you to Monaysha and Kiana for being my first guests while also providing important advice for those of us who are still piecing together the puzzle, we see you🍷🧡. Follow our first guest on Instagram! Monaysha:...
Published 07/01/20
On this episode of HDYSYG, we'll be touching base on what inspired the podcast while also learning a small dose of Alison's life and purpose as she discusses her hopes for the future while also challenging viewers to look within themselves. Ask yourself, how do YOU see your glass presently? and how do YOU want to see your glass in the future? Special shoutout to our essential workers. We see you! Host: @ahh.lee_ Instagram: @hdy.syg Email: hdysyg2020@gmail.com
Published 06/02/20
Published 05/08/20
This exclusive episode explores the idea about meeting the right person at the wrong time. Do you believe that to be true?
Published 05/08/20