ShineBrighter Sunnday is a monthly audio series featuring and celebrating those using their work to brightly shine their light while inspiring others to do the same.
Hosted by Tahnia Belle, this month's podcast features Anayah Sangodele-Ayoka co-founder of Black Breastfeeding Week and co-editor of Free to Breastfeed: Voices from Black Mothers.
In this interview Anayah offers many insights from her journey: the value of collaboration, how storytelling is a path to personal power, and her take on the parent's quest for work-life balance.
This is a great listen for current and aspiring content creators and platform builders seeking to develop authentic work.
Anayah Sangodele-Ayoka, Photo above provided by Anayah Sangodele-Ayoka
Anayah Sangodele-Ayoka Headshot photo by Kari Swanson
Anayah Sangodele-Ayoka writes and speaks about women’s health, breastfeeding, motherhood and social media. She is a nationally-recognized breastfeeding advocate who works with MomsRising. With training in midwifery, women’s health, yoga, nutrition and herbal medicine, Anayah is a leader in using storytelling and social media for healing and health empowerment. She is a co-founder of Black Breastfeeding Week and co-editor of Free to Breastfeed: Voices from Black Mothers (Praeclarus Press, 2014) and graduate Nurse-Midwifery/Women's Health Nurse Practitioner student at Yale University. Her work has been written about on Huffington Post, Salon.com and Ms. Magazine.