UNTAMED 011: On Perseverance + Pretty Big Movement with Akira Armstrong

Welcome to Episode 11 of the Untamed Podcast with guest Akira Armstrong, Founder and CEO of Pretty Big Movement. Akira Armstrong began her intensive dance, drama and vocal training at age 8 at Mind Builders Creative Arts Center; Bronx, New York. She was hand-picked to participate in a high level merit program and is also a former student of the Alvin Ailey School.Following her graduation from professional [...]

UNTAMED 010: On Liberation + Trans Women of Color with Lourdes Ashley Hunter

Welcome to Episode 10 of the Untamed Podcast with guest Lourdes Hunter. Lourdes Ashley Hunter is originally from Detroit, Michigan.  She’s been a catalyst for change having led grass roots initiatives that impact the socio-economic growth and development of communities disproportionately impacted by state sanctioned violence for over 20 years.  Lourdes is a healer, curator, orator and academic.  Most noted is [...]

UNTAMED 009: On Physical Disability + Sitting Pretty with Lolo

Welcome to Episode 9 of the Untamed Podcast with guest Lolo. Lolo, is a disability lifestyle influencer and vlogger with her own YouTube channel titled “Sitting Pretty.” Sitting Pretty is a series Lolo created to showcase her life as a physically disabled woman in a wheelchair. Her vlogs feature a range of topics from disability fashion tutorials, everyday challenges dealing with society, dating, and her new [...]

UNTAMED 008: On Motherhood + 4th Trimester Bodies with Ashlee Dean Wells

Thanks for checking out Episode 8 of the Untamed Podcast with guest Ashlee Dean Wells. Ashlee Dean Wells is an internationally acclaimed photographer, published author, producer, feminist and storyteller currently calling Chicago home. Mama to Xavier (11) and identical twin daughter’s Nova (4) and Aurora (stillborn due to Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome); she is also an advocate for visibility in [...]

UNTAMED 007: On Body Size + Fatphobia as Bigotry with Virgie Tovar

Welcome back to Episode 7 of the Untamed Podcast with guest Virgie Tovar. Virgie is an author, activist and one of the nation’s leading experts and lecturers on fat discrimination and body image. She is the founder of Babecamp, a 4-week online course designed to help those who are ready to break up with diet culture, and started the hashtag campaign #LoseHateNotWeight. Tovar edited the ground-breaking [...]

UNTAMED 006: On Connection + Dignifying the Homeless with Lolly Galvin

Thanks for tuning in to Episode 6 of the Untamed Podcast with guest, Lolly Galvin. Lolly Galvin is the founder of Dignity Project & #phillystreetcuts.  In 2016, she took to the road and completed #thedignitytour.  This was a crowd funded adventure where she lived in a van for one month while stopping in 14 US cities to provide conversation and essentials to homeless individuals.  Back in Philadelphia, [...]

UNTAMED 005: On Justice + Difficult Conversations with Desiree Adaway

Welcome back to the Untamed Podcast. In Episode 5, I speak with guest Desiree Adaway about her powerful work leading difficult conversations for organizations, communities and activists. We talk social justice, feminism, politics, vulnerable people groups, systems of oppression, personal biases, fragility, meritocracy and SO MUCH MORE. Desiree is a seasoned nonprofit consultant and facilitator known for building [...]

UNTAMED 004: On Ballet + Seizing Every Opportunity with Ingrid Silva

Welcome back to the Untamed Podcast. In Episode 4, I talk with professional ballerina Ingrid Silva about dance, the gift of opportunity, her mother’s influence, being a ballerina of color, a day in her life, our mutual affection for french bulldogs and tattoos – AND MORE. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Ingrid began ballet studies at the age of 8 at Projeto Dancando Para Nao Dancar. She studied at [...]

UNTAMED 003: On Race + Being Raised in a White Family with Lacey Tezino

Welcome back to the Untamed Podcast. In this episode I chat with guest Lacey Tezino about her childhood, being raised in a white community, transracial adoption, death, talking race with children, traveling and more. Lacey is a writer, mentor, adventurer, and public speaker who is passionate about encouraging young people to travel, fall in love with other cultures, and cultivate positive relationships. Through [...]

UNTAMED 002: On Rape Culture + Project Consent with Sara Li

Thanks for tuning in to Episode 2 of the Untamed Podcast with guest Sara Li. Sara is the founder and executive director of Project Consent, a global advocacy program that aims to fight sexual assault. Their mission is to support survivors and raise awareness by giving voice to those who have been assaulted and to change the culture of rape around the world. Sara is also a social influencer, a blogger, and a [...]

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