R&r Sheroes



Revitalize and Rise trains, coaches & mentors women enabling them to overcome personal and professional challenges and helps them to revitalize and rise! R&R Sheroes are conversations with inspirational and sheroic role models who are creating a difference every day. To hear these conversations and learn more, subscribe to www.revitalizeandrise.com


  • IWEE Shero Sarah Ali Choudhury on Gender Violence

    10/12/2019 Duración: 09min

    TV Chef, Multi Award Winner and Indian food expert, Sarah's recipes and articles have featured in print and online publications locally, nationally and internationally including Forbes, The Sun, The Telegraph, Independent and various others. She presented BBC's Inside Out highlighting female chefs in UK. It was translated and went global on BBC World News. Her work has been highlighted by Forbes who recognise her as 'The Curry Queen' and as a leader for Asian women in Catering. In 2016, Sarah took part in a Channel 4 Cookery show where she worked alongside Prue Leith CBE, Michael Caines MBE and Raymond Blanc. Since then, she has been recognised as an inspirational and motivational public speaker and have spoken at numerous events including The Chartered Management Institute, Athena Swan Conference, The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)(of which, she was since appointed the National Lead for Women in Catering),The Women in Business Expo, and she is also on The BU Social Entrepreneurship Panel. Sarah h

  • Episode 10- Conversation with R&R Sheroe Madeleine Black

    11/05/2018 Duración: 31min

    Madeleine Black has experienced more in her life than most ever will — or would ever want to. Most people who have gone down a similar road have ended up either dead, in mental wards, homeless, addicted to drugs, or in jail. Few have walked away from such carnage with her quiet dignity and led a life that is, by many standards, enviable. Madeleine was gang raped when she was 13 years old. She was consequently raped 3 more times before the age of 18. One might wonder how such things could happen and potentially make judgements about such people and what they must have done to bring on such events. In a matter of a few, short chapters, the reader will see how a slippery slope can be created from the horrible actions of just one night. The events of that first rape were so traumatic, it took Madeleine many years and a lot of hard work to uncover the memories of that attack. She, like so many others who have been raped or violently attacked, suffered from PTSD and numerous phobias and at times debilitating psycho

  • Episode 9- Conversation With IWEE Sheroe Bushra Nasir

    17/04/2018 Duración: 28min

    Mrs Bushra Nasir was a secondary headteacher with 20 years’ experience at Plashet School in the London Borough of Newham before retiring in December 2012. She was the first Muslim female headteacher of a secondary school in the UK. In 2003, she was awarded a CBE for her services to education and in 2005 won the ‘Asian Professional Woman of the Year’ award. She served on the General Teaching Council from 2000 to 2005 and was president of the Muslim Teachers’ Association for six years. In 2006, Mrs Nasir was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of East London for her services to education; in 2007 she received a Fellowship from Queen Mary College London. She is currently on the Education Advisory Panel for Mosaic and is a coach for the NCSL BME headteacher internship programme. She is a Council member of Queen Mary University and the Chair of the Education Committee of the Migration Project. Mrs Nasir is co-author of a book called Breaking Stereotypes, which aims to provide positive role models

  • Episode 8- Conversation With IWEE Shero- Jenny Garrett

    19/02/2018 Duración: 19min

    What can I say about a woman who is so phenomenal? I have the honor of having Jenny as my role model and mentor ever since I moved to London. Jenny’s mission is to transform the world for everyone, one empowered woman at a time. She uses her years of experience in coaching and leadership to inspire and motivate people, working with them to deliver career and life changing results beyond expectation. Awarded APCTC Women’s Coach of the Year 2014, Jenny is a sought after executive coach, author of Rocking Your Role, the how to guide to success for female breadwinners, speaker, and founder of Reflexion Associates leadership consultancy and Rocking Ur Teens CIC She is recipient of numerous prestigious awards, a Tedex speaker and a TV expert. In this conversation, Jenny talks about the challenges faced by women bread earners and shares some great strategies to handle this role well. I thoroughly enjoyed the interview and learned some important insights and I am sure you will too. Take a listen! You can find m

  • Episode 7 Conversation with IWEE Shero- Cheron Inko Tariah

    22/12/2017 Duración: 28min

    Our next guest is a power house! From working as a well reputed civil servant and receiving the prestigious MBE rank to writing an incredible book and founding The Power Of Staff Networks, Cheron is truly an IWEE Shero The Power of Staff Networks was founded by Cherron Inko-Tariah. Cherron is a former civil servant and has undertaken leadership roles in various policy and strategic positions across Whitehall, including working with Ministers and Permanent Secretaries. She is passionate about staff networks and the positive impact these can have on the individual and the organization. An accomplished Chair of a number of staff networks (one to award-winning status), Cherron has facilitated bespoke training to educate employees on the benefits of proactive development. During her career, she has achieved a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management, and a Masters in Employment Studies and Human Resource Management. She qualified in HR with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD


    23/10/2017 Duración: 27min

    Michelle Green is the author and teacher behind The Business of Baking, which teaches business skills to people who want to turn their baking hobby into a profitable business. She is also an entrepreneur, writer, podcaster, mentor and a mum of triplets. She is passionate about educating and inspiring people to give their dreams a good shot at becoming reality. Interestingly these days the blog is attracting loads of non-bakers, because they all share one common goal, which is to see if they can make small business actually work for them. Her aim is to tell people how it really is while still encouraging them to go for it and give them the practical tools to make it happen. She shares her real-life stories, with all the ups and downs to demonstrate that everyone can do it and yet she doesn't sugar-coat the experience. The most common feedback she gets is, “Thank you for your refreshing honesty!” There are many talented people out there who are masters of the skills of their trade but they lack the busine