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Tune in as three women of color Danielle, Cicely and Priscilla put it all on the table, sharing authentic life truths from an array of women (and men) in the tech and creative industries as we sustain and empower each other while in search of our tribe. Produced by Octane Design Studios. Become a Paid Subscriber:


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Tune in as three women of color Danielle, Cicely and Priscilla put it all on the table, sharing authentic life truths from an array of women (and men) in the tech and creative industries as we sustain and empower each other while in search of our tribe. Produced by Octane Design Studios. Become a Paid Subscriber:






The Ongoing March For Women In Tech With Tech Pioneer Kimberly Bryant

The march continues through #womenshistorymonth for #womenintech with #Technology pioneer #KimberlyBryant. Kimberly is a Memphis, Tenn., native, and always thought of herself as a “nerdy girl.” She loved math and science at an early age and it drove her passion to pursue a STEM career. Bryant was enticed by the early technology of microchips, personal computer and portable cell phones. She worked for numerous companies in the electrical, biotech and pharmaceutical fields such as Pfizer,...


March Bonus

This is the only theme that infers movement in our entire season 5 lineup and its MEANT to MOVE YOU! Join the Team MTG: Danielle / Cicely / Priscilla as they embark on highlighting women that exemplify marching to there own drum, and both discovering and claiming space in unknown territories for women in Tech and women creatives. Our bonus guest is none other than Lynn “Elikqitie”! Lynn “Elikqitie” Smargis is an author, speaker, podcast producer, ghostwriter, and content marketing...



In February we deep dive into discussion around our theme: honor. Whether you've listened to our content on Clubhouse or you're hearing this incredibly transparent convo with bilingual video and podcast producer Maribel Quezada-Smith, the concept of loving ourselves as women in the tech and creative industries runs much deeper than any 9a to 5p or our true reality; our 9a to 9p. Take notes on how we can learn from and uplift each other in the process to better honoring ourselves. Maribel is...



Get ready 2023! Its time to be heard! It's time for us to be valued for what we bring to the table! We're coming at you with a full convo on VISION, right on time to kick off the year. Our first guest of 2023 is none other than Nuerodiversity specialist Alex Leech. Alex Leech consults and coaches both parents and educators helping them to help and support their amazing neurodivergent kids to flourish & become who they are meant to be, and all that they can be. Her vast knowledge in...


Season 5 Trailer

We're back! And we've brought some friends to kick off our FIFTH SEASON of the More Than Graphics Podcast.... like... a bonus co-host?!!! That's right our own follower and dear friend award winning entrepreneur Priscilla Aguila is officially joining the MTG crew! Season 5 brings ALL NEW people, ALL NEW themes to unpack and amazing guests that are keeping it real for women in tech and women creatives. Ready for some kick ass empowerment? How about some true fire testimonials from others that...


Achievement Bonus

We end the year with two amazing conversations on achievement and we are celebrating them both! Our final guest of 2022 is Kentucky Blogger and influencer Caitie Lamb of Life with Caitie. Caitie with Life With Caitie is a writer, content creator, and model based here in Central Kentucky. She loves blogging, and sharing all things Kentucky including fun things to do, and sharing small and local businesses with others. She is also a student at Midway University working on her second degree,...



Welcome to the #Morethangraphics #podcast! This months discussion is wrapping up the year with ACHIEVEMENT. We all process this differently and we're grateful to unpack it with fellow podcaster and STEM Coach Casey Bertelsman who's recent achievements are truly inspiring! After starting a pandemic hobby podcast called She Sparks Tech, Casey Bertelsman was opened up to a whole world of entrepreneurship. Casey spent 18 months exploring entrepreneurship and building her own business so she...


Gratitude Bonus

What's gratitude look like in everyday living? How can you better practice gratitude? Co-host Danielle was surprised by the podcast takeover of her own executive staff of Octane Design Studios for a bonus episode of November's theme of gratitude! Did you know? Octane Design Studios is a 13 year old branding and digital marketing company that recently embarked on podcast production services the past 4 years. Hear these gems directly from them as Danielle learns more about the women behind the...



Danielle and Cicely return from a needed Autumn break to dive head first into November's seasonal theme of GRATITUDE. This specific topic covers the intersections of finding gratitude in difficult moments from our Clubhouse weekly episodes. We didn't hold back on the transparency and encourage our listeners to find their own truth & strength in it. Like what you hear? Follow us online at and interact with us on socials with feedback from our podcast...



This months topic is HESITATE and in the episode we are NOT hesitating about discussing disparities in medicine for people of color. Our guest Dr. Fenwa Milhouse gives a glimpse for many of us the daily hurdles she experiences as a Black Woman urologist and demystifying the convo around, you guessed it... pee. Dr Fenwa Milhouse is a fellowship-trained, board certified urologist. Originally born in Nigeria, her family immigrated to the US when she was a young child. She grew up in Texas and...


Intent Bonus

Interested in hearing full artisan expression through the lense of Black men? Look no further than this episode! Listen to our interesting chat with Keith Cooper co-host of Blerd.ish! Podcast and independent comic distribution artist. Keith Cooper is half the dynamic duo of Blerd.ish! podcast and online comic book pop up shop. Keith is an independent distributior for artists that consist of indie comics to manga and art prints. Their podcast consist of reviews of things we watch and enjoy...



Tis the season for INTENTION! Our top guest of the month is Kellie Daab who dives into her story and shares reasonable steps you can take to garner a deeper level of intention in your season! Kellie Daab is the Highly Sensitive CEO. After working in the creative industry for her entire career, Kellie couldn’t understand why she felt different from other entrepreneurs. Despite running a highly successful education business, speaking on dozens of stages, and winning multiple awards - Kellie...


Did you know? Every Tuesday evening Cicely and Danielle deep dive into each months topic on Clubhouse? This months theme is OCCUPY and this episode is a great TEASER of the topics we speak on. WARNING: we let our hair down in this specific space, which usually means away from our desks/ mics with wine + lots of real talk. If you're on the Clubhouse platform, take time to check out More Than Graphics podcast and join on weekly conversations Tuesdays at 7:30pm EDT. CLUBHOUSE TOPIC: Occupying...



July's theme of discussion is BLAZE and we warn you that.... its fully LIT. From womanhood to motherhood and all in between as creative women, this episodes should deeply speak to you. Blaise Hunter is breaking barriers with her consulting agency Blaise the Trail inc. Known as the Modern-Day Superhero—Heroine, she contends for women to own their super identity. Blaise is an author, multi-award-winning humanitarian, international speaker, fertility expert, certified human rights advocate,...



We're going GEEK. This months topic of REBOOT is filled with inspiration as women in tech and women creatives step into new seasons. On this side of the pond, summer begins and techie educator Sheri Allain shares her truths with the MTG tribe. As a geeky creative, Sheri is a life-long marketer who dreams in logos and loves to test-drive new tech tools. As an award-winning marketer for Fortune 500 brands such as Coca-Cola, Nissan and Unilever, Sheri applied her brand-building skills to...



May is all about FLOURISH and we've got a personal story that will definitely keep you inspired to do just that! Tavia Smith is a content creator, business writer, and journalist and owns WordSmith Writing Services. Tavia graduated from Western Kentucky University with a BA in Journalism and has worked for The Leaf-Chronicle newspaper as a crime and courts reporter, Vanderbilt University Medical Center as a communications officer, and as an editor and business writer for the online...


Her force IS strong: MTG mothers day edition

Join the rebels. May the fourth be with you! Join Danelle and Cicely for a special Mother's Day message on #StarWarsDay 2022 for mama's everywhere but especially for women creatives and women in tech.



Support comes in different shapes, sizes and education. Tune in as 38 year educator and published author Elaine Clark discusses best practices for voice to enhance the body and the mind. Elaine Clark is a communication guru. She's the author of two books: There’s Money Where Your Mouth Is & Voice-Overs for Podcasting; the creator of two voice and diction apps: Activate Your Voice & Adding Melody to Your Voice; and host of the speech communication podcast, Real Talking Tips. Elaine is a...



As we go into celebrating amazing women all month long for #WomensHistoryMonth our March theme of REST is nothing less than aspiring with special guest Photographer & Kentuckian Amani Ragland. Amani is a Kentucky native, Sagittarius, INFP and Enneagram 4. She is owner of Honeysage Photo Co, a photo team based in Lexington, KY specializing in intimate weddings and portraiture. Amani has been featured in Forbes, Travel + Leisure and E! News for selected works that bring vibrancy and culture...


Prioritize Bonus

We're back for a BONUS Prioritize episode with Brand Strategist Molly Hicks. Molly Hicks (she/her) is a brand strategy badass and founder of the self-named brand strategy and design micro-agency that helps busy AF entrepreneurs make shit happen. Her out-of-the box, cookie-cutter free strategy helps biz owners build sustainable systems that not only grow their business but also make sense to their unique way of thinking. When she's not working with entrepreneurs to revolutionize their...