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Dr. Tererai Trent

What does your soul need? What will satisfy your Great Hunger? What dreams do you want to take root? These questions and more are from the Awakened Woman Dr. Tererai Trent who is Leah’s (and Oprah’s) favorite inspiration.

Show Notes & Extras

  • This month’s gal pals are Katie Harris, Bonnie Fillenwarth, Edan and Dr. Leah Leach
  • Bonnie already talked about Queen Nanny of the Maroons, Edan already talked about Grace Wilson Evans, and Katie talked about Tina Turner
  • Calendar Fun – opening night art show! 
  • Get-to-know-you question – What does your soul need?
  • Connect with ancestors 
  • Self reflection 
  • Puppy love
  • Water
  • Bazi chart (Joey Yap)
  • Leah’s 1 Cool Black History Gal is Dr. Tererai Trent
  • NAACP Award
  • From Zimbabwe
  • Oprah’s All-Time Favorite Guest
  • The Awakened Women: Remembering and Reignighting Our Sacred Dreams (Gal’s Guide Library)
  • Tererai’s advice 
  • What she did she do to make her dreams a reality
  • The Great Hunger
  • “It’s so easy to wear other people’s faces” – Dr. Tererai Trent
  • Sacred womanhood 
  • Nature metaphors
  • Seed Keepers
  • A-ha moment – “every dream has greater meaning when it is tied to the betterment to the community” 
  • TED talk (video below)
  • Plant your dreams in the ground so they take root
  • About Tererai’s life 
  • Biography 
  • Education would save more lives
  • Oprah
  • 11 Schools in Zimbabwe and “it’s only the beginning” 
  • Read The Awakened Woman by Dr. Tererai Trent
  • Girl Scout vision board (Picture below) (Girl Scouts Project)
  • 2 Masters Degrees
  • Hedy Lamarr shout out
  • UPDATE: Have Malala and Dr. Trent met? Answer – Kinda. They were both in a NY confrence. Dr. Trent was in person and Malala was over video confrence. (Deseret News)



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