By Nathan L.R. Harris
See BrillianceMay 31, 2023
From Setbacks to Style: Embracing Past Failures and Fashioning a Brighter Future
In this episode, our special guest Hilliard Jones takes us on a captivating journey through his life, highlighting the lessons he learned along the way. From his humble upbringing to his passion for fashion designed for larger individuals, Hilliard shares how he embraced his unique perspective and turned it into a powerful force for change. Hilliard delves into the significance of learning from past failures, emphasizing how they can serve as stepping stones towards a brighter future. Through his personal experiences, he sheds light on the transformative power of resilience, determination, and self-belief. Prepare to be inspired as we delve into the fascinating world of fashion, body positivity, and the importance of embracing one's identity. Join us on the See Brilliance podcast, as Hilliard Jones unravels the secrets of building a successful future while staying true to yourself.
Seize the Opportunity for Remarkable Outcomes by Taking Risks
Join us as we explore Asia Funches', inspiring journey and learn about the power of taking risks and embracing discomfort in order to grow. Through her experiences, she has learned the value of vulnerability, the importance of taking calculated risks, and how discomfort can be a powerful tool for personal growth. In this story Asia shares her story of perseverance and growth, discussing how her Mississippi roots have influenced her perspective on life and how she has leveraged her experiences to build a successful career. Asia's insights and wisdom are a must-listen for anyone looking to overcome their fears and achieve their full potential.
Highest Heights Are Gained By Those who Reach the Lowest Depths
Breaking Barriers and Pursuing Passions
In this podcast episode, we speak with Nia Johnson, a young Black woman who excels in chemical engineering, singing, and gymnastics. Nia shares her journey, challenges, and insights on pursuing multiple interests, overcoming obstacles, and achieving success. She discusses her passion for chemical engineering, the challenges she's faced as a young Black woman in the industry, and offers tips to other aspiring Black women engineers. Nia also talks about how her hobbies in singing and gymnastics have contributed to her success and shaped her identity. Throughout the episode, she shares her personal experiences living and working in Cincinnati, addresses misconceptions about young Black women in engineering and the performing arts, and offers words of encouragement to those who doubt her ability to be successful in multiple areas.
From Inspiration to Impact: The Journey of Nathan Lee Roy Harris and See Brilliance
Join Dr. Nathan Lee Roy Harris, founder of See Brilliance, as he shares his personal journey and the inspiration behind his mission to bridge the gap in STEM education for underrepresented students and families. In this episode, Nathan will delve into his experiences growing up and the individuals who have shaped his vision to make STEM learning accessible and relevant to all. Tune in to learn more about his efforts and be motivated by his passion for creating a brighter future for the next generation.
Leading with Inspiration: Making a Difference in the World
Sharing your gift requires recharging
As an opera singer, Tislam Swift uses his gift to inspire others and shed light on the art. Currently, he is pursuing his doctorate in music, opera, and voice at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. He focuses his time on creating spaces for people to reveal and grow their gifts. In addition to graduating from Morehouse College, he is also a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. In the episode, Tislam shares how it is important to re-charge in order to use his gift in his service to his community. While world-renowned artists like Beyonce are expected to produce, we all need moments to recharge and regroup when we reach our breaking points. By balancing utilizing his gift, and recharging when needed, Tislam is able to find the right balance.
A quiet confidence in an overly loud world of digital advertising.
Being an enlightened individual.
Living a life of storytelling through listening and curiosity
Wherever you are, there is a path to happiness.
How to create a sustainable world with the Energy Queen Nia Jones
Don't Be Limited and Dream Bigger
Identifying how to take care of self and the environment.
Be easy going, yet driven to reach your goal.
Impact, Supportive Village, Black Doctors
Be an educator that helps youth find their way that can lead them to a promising future
Communicating your passions can eliminate barriers which lead to a higher quality of life
Influence, Cancer Research, Prioritizing Mental Health