#49: When the World Tries to Silence You with Ally Henny

54m | Nov 24, 2023

Join Dr. Jasmine and Ally Henny, author of I Won’t Shut Up: Finding Your Voice When the World Tries to Silence You, for a conversation about black women and racism. This conversation is interesting and eye-opening. 

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Episode Quotes:

  • “There were instances where my voice got silenced because of racism.”
  • “Some people don’t actually want to create environments that are safe and inviting.” 
  • “We carry a lot of weight from people who are harmful and racist.” 
  • “I think it's important that Black people become conscious of the ways that white supremacy has affected us.”  
  • “Let go of things that are rooted in anti-blackness.” 
  • “Do the work of getting uncomfortable.”


Dr. Jasmine is a multi-talented author, educator, award-winning community leader, and founder of JLM Global Consulting, LLC and Girl Go Global, a community for purpose-driven women. For 20+ years, Dr. Jasmine has used her unique skills as an educator, professional writer, and communications strategist to build a career that allows her to serve small business owners, in academia, and at all levels of government. Whether she is mentoring women and girls, engaging students during university lectures, speaking as keynote, or serving at all levels of government, she is driven by providing support to others to meet needs, equip, and train. In addition to making the Daily Record’s Successful by 40 Very Important Professionals list, she is a President’s Management Council Fellow, entrepreneur, and writer with interests in topics that concern women.

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