Women of Color Share Their Truth on Global Podcast ‘Her Voice Her Story’

Cassandra Moultrie’s Her Voice Her Story Podcast aims to motivate and inspire women of color over age 40 to find their voices and pursue the dreams they have put on pause. Every woman has a story; those stories deliver truth and promote self-worth and once shared have the power to bring about positive changes.

Podcast Host Cassandra Moultrie

Q&A with Cassandra Moultrie

Tell us what motivated you to start the Her Voice Her Story Podcast?

The motivation to start the podcast came from seeing the need for more positive stories about women of color.

What types of women do you like to feature on the show?

I like to feature women that are not considered “celebrities” but are change agents and quiet forces that are doing great things.

What’s your background? And where are you from?

I am a Southern girl; born and raised in a small town in Alabama. I have lived in several states but now call South Florida home.

Where can the podcast be heard?

Her Voice Her Story podcast can be found on Spotify, Apple, IHeartRadio, Google, TuneIn(Alexa), and PlayerFM.

How often does the show air and what time does it air?

HVHS airs every 2 weeks (per season) and launches arounds 8am EST.

What is your goal for Her Voice Her Story?

The goal for the podcast is to be a leading voice to showcase, inspire and connect women of color around the globe. We want women to know their voices and dreams matter and that the world is waiting to hear from them.

Tell us about some of the women who have been featured on the show as guests.

Detra Hickson is an Atlanta entrepreneur with a strong faith and a heart for helping others. Natalie Williams is a NYC entrepreneur who gets joy from providing career opportunities for others. Nigerian born Evelyn O turned her love for the beauty of Africa into an area wide cultural festive and fashion boutique.

Why was it important for you to highlight the experiences of women of color?

Women of color are looked upon with negativity in multiple areas of life. We are considered to be less capable in the work space, less than attractive, have poor parenting skills and difficult personalities. It is important to combat the negative noise with positive stories and examples of how fantastic and capable we truly are.

What are some of the issues and stories that connect women across the world?

Women are connected by issues of racial, educational, financial equity, community growth, love and family.

Name two famous women you would love to have as guests on your show.

Michelle Obama and Madame VP Kamala Harris.

Do you like to travel and if so do you ever see a time when you may do the show remotely, say in a place like Ghana?

I enjoy traveling and believe it expands the mind. HVHS will definitely record from remote locations with South Africa being one of the first.

How do people get in contact with you and the show producers?

We can be reached at hvhspod@gmail.com.

How would you describe your interviewing style?

My interviewing style has some structure but is more of a relaxed, organic conversational style.

Have you discussed on your show Covid-19 and the effect it is having on women in their personal or professional lives?

We addressed using the lockdown time to focus on self-care and taking time to work on personal and professional renewal. Women usually have many roles all of which became strained as we encountered COVID-19 so we did episodes addressing how to be a change agent while working from home, schooling at home…..remembering to extend grace to self and others.

Is there anything else you’d like to add?

I truly enjoy podcasting!

Cassandra Moultrie

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