Episode 5: You Don't Know What a Free Black Woman Looks Like (with Jodi-Ann Burey)
Jamaican-born writer, speaker and disruptor Jodi-Ann Burey joins Nadia Imafidon for a conversation on the homogeny of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) workplace statements, surviving cancer, and releasing emotional martydom as a Black woman healing from toxic workplace environments. In working fully for herself now, she is healing through speaking to, creating for, and centering Black women in everything she does. Jodi-Ann (she/her) has a mission to disrupt “business as usual” to achieve social change. She is a sought-after speaker and writer who works at the intersections of race, culture, and health equity. Her TED talk, “The Myth of Bringing Your Full Authentic Self to Work,” embodies her disruption of traditional narratives about racism at work. Jodi-Ann is also the creator and host of Black Cancer, a podcast about the lives of people of color through their cancer journeys. She holds a Masters in Public Health from the University of Michigan. She prides herself on being a cool auntie, a twist-out queen, health advocate, adventurer and reluctant dog owner. Jodi-Ann is currently working on her first book.