Gurls Talk

By Gurls Talk

Your regular source of fierce female chat. Hosted by Adwoa Aboah and featuring different guests, as they talk, share, listen and take control of their lives.

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    Ep 57. Adwoa talks to Elsa Majimbo about having the confidence to be outspoken and do things your own way.
    44:44
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    Ep.56 Adwoa talks to Brandon Flynn about getting sober, self-reflection during the pandemic, and what it means to be an ally.
    39:44
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    Ep.55 Adwoa talks to Rosalía about what it means to be a Spanish singer on a global stage and how the pandemic is impacting the future of music.
    37:12
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    Ep 54. Adwoa chats with Stacy Sims, PhD, Global Expert on Female Athlete Physiology, and Nike Master Trainer Joslyn Thompson Rule about breaking taboos, first periods and girls dropping out of sport, and tracking your cycle to get the most out of fitness.
    45:10
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    Ep 53. Adwoa talks to Rupi Kaur about the potential of the self, the power of community and sisterhood, and the importance of amplifying marginalised voices.
    43:58
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    Ep 52. Adwoa catches up with Michaela DePrince, soloist at the Dutch National Ballet, about facing up to trauma, the fight against discrimination, and the healing power of the arts.
    34:30
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    Ep 51. Adwoa hears from activist and organizer Susan Burton on her journey from prison to founding A New Way of Life, a non-profit organization that helps formerly incarcerated women rebuild their lives and break the cycle of incarceration.
    45:03
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    Ep 50. Adwoa talks to Emily Ratajkowski about being politically engaged, as both a woman and a mother-to-be.
    1:00:10
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    Ep 49. Adwoa speaks to acclaimed author and activist Bernardine Evaristo, about her approach to writing, activism and moving through the world as a biracial woman.
    1:01:14
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    Ep 48. Adwoa speaks to football phenomenon Ada Hegerberg about what she learnt while recovering from an injury, the power of confidence, and how she advocates for gender equity in sport.
    47:44
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    Ep 47. Adwoa speaks to activist, author, TV host and photographer iO Tillett Wright on the nuances of identity politics, challenging heteronormativity and navigating white allyship.
    55:59
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    Ep 46. Adwoa and the community organisers from London-based youth outreach initiative Milk & Honey Bees discuss how they work to carve out spaces for Black and Biracial women where they can defy society’s expectations.
    1:15:00
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    Ep 45. Adwoa speaks to activist, campaigner and founder of Glitch, Seyi Akiwowo about the dangers of online abuse and the effect of the current political climate on digital spaces and our mental health.
    59:02
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    Ep 44. Adwoa talks to Lexi Brumback from Netflix’s Cheer about rewriting your future
    42:15
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    Ep 43. Adwoa and Afua Hirsch discuss the nuances of biracial identity, the power of language, and the insidious nature of Britain’s brand of anti-Black racism.
    1:05:42
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    Ep 42. Adwoa discusses activism, vulnerability and changing your narrative with Black Lives Matter ambassador and futurist storyteller, Janaya Future Khan.
    56:19
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    Ep 41. Adwoa talks to Hollie Arnold, the Team GB Paralympian about achieving something you never thought possible
    52:21
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    Ep 40. Adwoa talks to Megan Barton-Hanson about reality TV, insecurities and lifting women up.
    41:33
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    Ep 39. Adwoa talks to her mother, Camilla Lowther OBE, about the joys and pressures of motherhood
    38:43
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    Ep 38. Adwoa talks to Lucy Sheridan about breaking the comparison trap and the power of self-confidence.
    42:31
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    Ep 37. Adwoa catches up with Dua Lipa about social media, mental health, and her five-point plan to shake up gender equality in music
    38:18
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    Ep 36. Adwoa talks to Dr. Ciara Dockery about how we can all thrive in isolation
    49:54
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    Ep 35. Adwoa talks to the TARA Sisters and Zeina Nassar about the positive impact of exercise
    35:30
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    Ep. 34. Adwoa talks to Clara Amfo about Ghana, social media and setting boundaries.
    50:08
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    Ep 33. Adwoa talks to Ibtihaj Muhammad about using her platform to ignite change.
    30:46
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    Ep 32. Adwoa and Tally Fosh on turning your life around after rehab and recovery.
    45:37
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    Ep 31. Adwoa talks to Kai-Isaiah Jamal about preventative recovery.
    58:16
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    Ep 30. Adwoa and Ashley Walters on speaking up about suffering with mental health issues.
    33:40
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    Ep 29. Adwoa talks to Candice Carty-Williams about the importance of self-worth.
    33:41
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    Ep 28. Adwoa talks to Louisa Northcote about acne and its ability to take over our minds.
    36:35
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    Ep 27. Adwoa talks to Sinéad Burke about the need to make design more inclusive.
    46:56
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    Ep 26. Adwoa talks to Ovie Soko about toxic masculinity.
    39:09
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    Ep 25. Adwoa talks to Princess K about dancing and dreaming big.
    28:14
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    Ep 24. Adwoa talks to Fiona Small, Yannicke Clarke and Dylan Downs about young motherhood.
    1:02:26
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    Ep 23. Adwoa talks to Amika George about ending period poverty and menstruation taboos.
    43:28
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    Ep 22. Adwoa talks to Serena Williams to find out how to win at life.
    33:34
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    Ep 21. Adwoa talks to Ore Ogunbiyi about being the only black girl in the room at Cambridge.
    50:15
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    Ep 20. Adwoa talks to Sharmadean Reid about empowering women through business
    1:12:29
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    Ep 19. Adwoa talks to the hijab-wearing referee changing the face of football
    45:09
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    Ep 18. Adwoa talks to the passionate campaigner who wants to stop Brexit, Femi Oluwole, about the most important thing we need to do this Thursday: VOTE.
    1:10:21
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    Ep 17. Adwoa talks Migration and choosing love as we hear from the incredible refugees whose stories we all need to hear
    1:12:17
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    Ep 16. Adwoa talks to Munroe Bergdorf about transgender activism and how we can all join her movement towards embracing the trans community.
    50:22
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    Ep 15. Adwoa talks to Dolly Alderton about losing yourself in relationships, loving yourself & how love is all around you.
    1:25:21
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    Ep 14. Adwoa talks to netball stars, and sisters, Sasha & Kadeen Corbin, about sisterly love, love for the game and loving yourself
    1:00:08
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    Ep 13. Adwoa talks to Aimee Lou Wood and Emma Mackey of Sex Education about how love and sex can teach you so much.
    1:23:41
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    Ep 12. Adwoa, Dina Asher-Smith and Tiffany Calver talk competitive streaks and how it made them the first and the fastest in their fields
    1:10:41
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    Ep 11. Adwoa talks to the real life superhero, Bebe Vio, about turning your disability into the superpower you’re proudest of.
    1:01:28
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    Ep 10. Adwoa talks to two fabulous drag artists about discovering and loving their identity as trans and non-binary members of the LGBTQ+ community
    1:19:03
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    Ep 9. Adwoa talks about the addictions of sports stars and how a life in the spotlight can be so dangerous.
    1:01:19
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    Ep 8. Adwoa talks to singer Mabel & Comparison Coach Lucy Sheridan about our addiction to social media and living a life without FOMO.
    1:20:11

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