NORTH CAROLINA — Sandra Dubose is a motivational speaker, creator, entertainer, private improvement coach and now a podcaster.
Again in 2011, Dubose made historical past by turning into the state’s first bald magnificence queen when she received the title of Mrs. Black North Carolina.
On the age of 25, Dubose misplaced all of her hair to alopecia, a illness that causes the physique’s immune system to assault hair follicles.
“Successful for me meant victory, not simply to win, however it was victory over the times the place I used to be crying and I used to be depressed. Once I was hiding beneath my wig, once I did not need anyone to know. So it was the best way to say, ‘I am over it, I’ve actually turned the nook. I’ve received now. I received the battle towards alopecia, not as a result of I’ve hair now, however as a result of I’ve self worth,’” Dubose says.
Since then, Dubose has received quite a few accolades and makes it her mission to encourage others.
Throughout the pandemic she determined to start out The City Parle’ podcast to create an area to maintain girls over 30 impressed, motivated and targeted on attaining their targets.
“Throughout this time you must discover a solution to keep related to your viewers, and so for me, the pure subsequent smartest thing for me to do was to do a podcast,” Dubose says. “Even whenever you become older, you are not purported to let that keenness that you simply had in your twenties die. Even in the event you’re any individual’s mother and you’ve got all these obligations, you continue to must carve out time to provide again to your self, with the intention to be who you’re, and I really need to have the ability to assist folks discover their approach, discover their voice, and discover that spark and that keenness once more.”
Dubose’s podcast will contact on a spread of subjects and also will embody particular visitors, just like the North Carolina Poet Laureate, Jaki Shelton Inexperienced.
The Urban Parle’ might be discovered wherever you take heed to podcasts.