ELEVATE --- Valda Ford-logo

ELEVATE --- Valda Ford

Business & Economics Podcasts

Valda Ford and Rochelle Rice team up to bring you ELEVATE: Practical Content That Inspires! With a combined 50+ years in women’s health, education and empowerment, this vibrant duo is committed to elevating the next generation of women in leadership. Each show features experts from the fields of body, mind and spirit to include psychology, finances and the freedom to be the full expression of yourself as you grow in leadership. Valda has a Master of Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a Master of Nursing Administration from Creighton University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Winston Salem State University. She has worked in 57 countries to improve lives and promote health. Rochelle has a Master of Individualized Study from New York University and is trained as a Somatic Experience Practitioner. She is a former professional jazz dancer and has studied extensively with Christine Schenk in the CHRIS ® Technique (Cellular Harmonizing Regenerative Integration System). Both women bring an extensive background from their respective fields of health, wellness, diversity, equity, inclusion, and Health at Every Size ®. Grounded in faith, these two have developed a rich program that highlights the techniques, skills and strategies needed for women to succeed in an ever changing and demanding world. They emphasize the need for women to connect to their bodies as a resource for successful decision making, self-confidence, integrity and authenticity.

Valda Ford and Rochelle Rice team up to bring you ELEVATE: Practical Content That Inspires! With a combined 50+ years in women’s health, education and empowerment, this vibrant duo is committed to elevating the next generation of women in leadership. Each show features experts from the fields of body, mind and spirit to include psychology, finances and the freedom to be the full expression of yourself as you grow in leadership. Valda has a Master of Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a Master of Nursing Administration from Creighton University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Winston Salem State University. She has worked in 57 countries to improve lives and promote health. Rochelle has a Master of Individualized Study from New York University and is trained as a Somatic Experience Practitioner. She is a former professional jazz dancer and has studied extensively with Christine Schenk in the CHRIS ® Technique (Cellular Harmonizing Regenerative Integration System). Both women bring an extensive background from their respective fields of health, wellness, diversity, equity, inclusion, and Health at Every Size ®. Grounded in faith, these two have developed a rich program that highlights the techniques, skills and strategies needed for women to succeed in an ever changing and demanding world. They emphasize the need for women to connect to their bodies as a resource for successful decision making, self-confidence, integrity and authenticity.

Location:

United States

Description:

Valda Ford and Rochelle Rice team up to bring you ELEVATE: Practical Content That Inspires! With a combined 50+ years in women’s health, education and empowerment, this vibrant duo is committed to elevating the next generation of women in leadership. Each show features experts from the fields of body, mind and spirit to include psychology, finances and the freedom to be the full expression of yourself as you grow in leadership. Valda has a Master of Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a Master of Nursing Administration from Creighton University and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Winston Salem State University. She has worked in 57 countries to improve lives and promote health. Rochelle has a Master of Individualized Study from New York University and is trained as a Somatic Experience Practitioner. She is a former professional jazz dancer and has studied extensively with Christine Schenk in the CHRIS ® Technique (Cellular Harmonizing Regenerative Integration System). Both women bring an extensive background from their respective fields of health, wellness, diversity, equity, inclusion, and Health at Every Size ®. Grounded in faith, these two have developed a rich program that highlights the techniques, skills and strategies needed for women to succeed in an ever changing and demanding world. They emphasize the need for women to connect to their bodies as a resource for successful decision making, self-confidence, integrity and authenticity.

Language:

English


Episodes

Sharon Hill, President Sharon Hill International Part 2

10/3/2022
Please don't steam too loud Sharon A. Hill, author, speaker and MBA spent more than 20 years as a development and marketing manager at Fortune 500 giant IBM. She is president of Sharon Hill International, her etiquette and motivational speaking company. She speaks at universities and corporations across America. Sharon has served as President of Big Brothers Big Sisters local Board of Directors, President of local National Women’s Business Association, Past Toastmasters International...

Duration:00:28:41

“Two Years of ELEVATNG Women

9/26/2022
Valda Ford and Rochelle Rice “Two Years of ELEVATNG Women” After two years of working together to elevate women through this podcast, Rochelle and Valda discuss the amazing experience of working together during the pandemic. Committed to elevating the next generation of women in leadership with practical content, Rochelle and Valda share their stories of creating the podcast - the joys, the challenges and incredible opportunity of working together as friends and colleagues. Valda Ford and...

Duration:00:25:54

You, the Gift How Seeing Ourselves Differently is

9/19/2022
Aisha Crumbine Email Address: aisha@aishacrumbine.com You, the Gift: How Seeing Ourselves Differently is the Key to Success Aisha Crumbine believes who we are is how we lead, and the way to become a better leader at home and at work is to become the leaders of our own lives first. In her work as a coach, she helps high-achievers and over-givers tune out the noise and tune into themselves, so they can get the clarity they need to create the life they want. Aisha’s goal is to help her...

Duration:00:25:54

Breathe Your Way to a Healthier You

9/12/2022
Breathe Your Way to a Healthier You Our Speaker for today’s show … Hillary Gooden is a Speaker, VibrantLife Promoter, Consultant, Trainer, Certified Lymphology Expert, Author, Show Host and Pastor.She works with women leaders who are looking for strategies to transform their emotional and physical health while reducing stress. She is a retiree, since 2019, as the Chief Financial Officer of a Behavioral Health Center in Chicago, IL. Achronic cough that developed as a result of stress, led...

Duration:00:25:32

Turn Your Empty Nest into a Nest Egg

9/5/2022
Chris McCarron is dedicated to helping women to create a passive income stream and a legacy using real estate. Her podcast, Women Creating Wealth, online courses and coaching all help women to develop the mindset and mastery needed to succeed. Website: http://WomenCreatingWealth.net Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/BostonREguru/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/bostonreguru/ https://www.instagram.com/bostonreguru1/ https://www.tiktok.com/@womencreatingwealth BOOKS AND...

Duration:00:24:01

Eliz Greene, Red Dress LLC, President

8/22/2022
Eliz Greene, Red Dress LLC, President How to live and work well under stress you can't avoid eliz@elizgreene.com www.ElizGreene.com 414-793-5020 cell Surviving a heart attack at age 35 while seven months pregnant with twins propelled Eliz Greene on a mission to share her story to inspire other busy people to pay attention to their health. Recognizing stress as an essential and often under-addressed risk factor, Eliz conducted a research study on job stress. Eliz is an author and writes...

Duration:00:26:10

Dana Morgan-Barnes, CKO - Chief Kindness Officer

8/15/2022
Dana Morgan-Barnes, CKO (Chief Kindness Officer) Dana Inspires State: Wyoming Chief Kindness Officer You Have the Power of Kindness Dana is an Author, Speaker & Coach. Dana’s passion for spreading kindness and acceptance is the cornerstone of all she does. She shares her message of how adding kindness to your business culture with add profits to your company's bottom line. She speaks nationally & internationally via Zoom and in person. She is the author of You Have the Power of...

Duration:00:26:12

Vidya Raman, Motivational Speaker and Career Coach

8/8/2022
Vidya Raman, Motivational Speaker and Career Coach North Carolina Stuck and not sure where to go next in your career? Get the answers that will help you break through limitations Vidya Raman is a Maxwell Leadership certified speaker, coach, and trainer. She is an award-winning (Toastmasters District Champion) public speaker and a passionate people developer. Vidya is an advocate for the high-potential 'invisible' corporate employee and a guide for leaders who want to raise their team’s...

Duration:00:26:27

Jessica Pettitt, “Good Enough Now

8/1/2022
Jess Pettitt Jessica Pettitt, MEd, MBA, CSP. “Good Enough Now” Owner/cheese lover of Good Enough Now - a California based company that allows, facilitates and promotes better conversations and policy-making in the DEI space. When it comes to diversity, equity and inclusion Jess develops and delivers keynotes around a variety of topics. She has spent the past decade coaching, teaching and motivating thousands of people around the world. Combine this with her expertise in business...

Duration:00:26:42

“Reporter, Journalist, International News Correspondent How to Succeed in the Media Industry

7/25/2022
“Reporter, Journalist, International News Correspondent: How to Succeed in the Media Industry” Leaders today need to stay on top of their research and writing to continue to thrive and stay on top of their game. International news correspondent, Whitney Persaud, shares with us her inside secrets on her journey to success in numerous media outlets. Originally from Guyana, Whitney has worked as a journalist, reporter, media liaison, news anchor, international news correspondent and public...

Duration:00:26:06

“Lessons Learned Working for Law Enforcement in NYC

7/18/2022
“Lessons Learned Working for Law Enforcement in NYC” Imagine being in law enforcement at the time when it went from “policewoman” to “police officer.” Or being an African American female in the NYPD. Maureen served for 33 years in law enforcement in New York City. She served on a special unit created to deal with corruption and sex abuse in the NYC School System and her “specialty” was working in the DA’s office working directly with sex crimes. Maureen will share with us her stories,...

Duration:00:26:38

“Top Strategies for Giving and Receiving Feedback

7/11/2022
“Top Strategies for Giving and Receiving Feedback” These days, everyone may feel a bit frazzled when it comes to giving and receiving feedback. Fear of saying the wrong thing or taking something personally are just a couple of the challenges when it comes to giving and receiving feedback. Being able to deliver feedback in a constructive manner that elevates an individual should be the #1 priority. And your ability to receive feedback and expertly incorporate the information will bring you...

Duration:00:25:31

“The Magic is in the Quiet”

7/4/2022
“The Magic is in the Quiet” You’ve gathered your team. You’ve done team-building exercises. You’ve asked engaging questions. And still, the same two or three team members speak up over and over, leaving the rest of the room to sit in silence with the crickets. How do you engage the quieter members of your team? How can you extract the brilliance from them and what is the cost of leaving them in their silence? Join Valda and Rochelle as they share with you exciting tips on finding the Magic...

Duration:00:25:14

“Say Yes to Financial Freedom”

6/27/2022
“Say Yes to Financial Freedom” As women, we need to continue to say yes to be successful with our finances! Jane Blaufus learned the hard way how to be financially free after losing her husband unexpectedly. She brings to the table 25+ years of financial services expertise as a financial advisor, sales manager and corporate executive. Today she is the Founder and Principal of The Blaufus Group Inc., based in Toronto, Canada and coaches extensively with women across North America who want to...

Duration:00:27:00

“Female Workplace Rivalry Turning Adversaries Into Allies

6/20/2022
“Female Workplace Rivalry: Turning Adversaries Into Allies” Why is it we as women are often pitted against one another? Why can’t we all have a seat at the table – or make a new table? Amber is deeply passionate about addressing the phenomenon of rivalry between women. She consults with organizations and offers speaking engagements and workshops on the importance of the phenomenon, the challenges and behaviors it presents, along with coping and recovery steps. Amber’s goal is to promote...

Duration:00:26:45

“Female Workplace Rivalry Turning Adversaries Into Allies

6/20/2022
“Female Workplace Rivalry: Turning Adversaries Into Allies” Why is it we as women are often pitted against one another? Why can’t we all have a seat at the table – or make a new table? Amber is deeply passionate about addressing the phenomenon of rivalry between women. She consults with organizations and offers speaking engagements and workshops on the importance of the phenomenon, the challenges and behaviors it presents, along with coping and recovery steps. Amber’s goal is to promote...

Duration:00:26:45

“5 Top Challenges of Women Business Owners”

6/13/2022
“5 Top Challenges of Women Business Owners” Do you ever feel alone in your business or believe you are the only one why may be experiencing a particular business challenge? Join us as we discuss some of the challenges women face in business – and realize – you are certainly not alone! BIO: Valda Ford and Rochelle Rice team up to bring you ELEVATE: Practical Content That Inspires! With a combined 50+ years in women’s health, education and empowerment, this vibrant duo is committed to...

Duration:00:25:08

“5 Top Challenges of Women Business Owners”

6/13/2022
"5 Top Challenges of Women Business Owners” Do you ever feel alone in your business or believe you are the only one why may be experiencing a particular business challenge? Join us as we discuss some of the challenges women face in business – and realize – you are certainly not alone! BIO: Valda Ford and Rochelle Rice team up to bring you ELEVATE: Practical Content That Inspires! With a combined 50+ years in women’s health, education and empowerment, this vibrant duo is committed to...

Duration:00:25:09

“How Emotionally Intelligent Leaders Deal With Toxic Teammates

6/6/2022
“How Emotionally Intelligent Leaders Deal With Toxic Teammates Now, more than ever, we need high levels of emotional intelligence as we return to work, continue in hybrid environments, and adjust to ongoing challenges in our COVID world. With high levels of stress and anxiety, Iggy provides the skills and support you need to be a wise leader who is rooted in your values, principled in your actions and effective in building high-performing teams. BIO: Iggy Perillo is a leadership educator...

Duration:00:25:21

“How Emotionally Intelligent Leaders Deal With Toxic Teammates

6/6/2022
“How Emotionally Intelligent Leaders Deal With Toxic Teammates Now, more than ever, we need high levels of emotional intelligence as we return to work, continue in hybrid environments, and adjust to ongoing challenges in our COVID world. With high levels of stress and anxiety, Iggy provides the skills and support you need to be a wise leader who is rooted in your values, principled in your actions and effective in building high-performing teams. BIO: Iggy Perillo is a leadership educator...

Duration:00:25:21