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It’s here! Dr. Cadet is excited to announce the  podcast  is live! The  Change Cadet Podcast  is a place where we share stories of change, celebrate the little wins, and learn from experts about what it takes to make bold moves in the workplace and in life. Available on   iTunes   ,    Google Play   ,    Spotify   and   Soundcloud  .

It’s here! Dr. Cadet is excited to announce the podcast is live! The Change Cadet Podcast is a place where we share stories of change, celebrate the little wins, and learn from experts about what it takes to make bold moves in the workplace and in life. Available on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify and Soundcloud.

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Dr. Cadet shares her insight, journey, and perspective on our blog. For features and events, see below.

Invisible    As many of you know Dr. Cadet lives with an invisible illness called coronary artery spams, a   rare heart condition  . As a result, her life is built around minimizing daily spasms that feel like mini heart attacks. When she flies, she preboards as the airports are stressful and stress can induce additional spasms and tachycardia. Dr. Cadet was denied prepoard when pre-approved to board the plane early. Read what happened.

Invisible

As many of you know Dr. Cadet lives with an invisible illness called coronary artery spams, a rare heart condition. As a result, her life is built around minimizing daily spasms that feel like mini heart attacks. When she flies, she preboards as the airports are stressful and stress can induce additional spasms and tachycardia. Dr. Cadet was denied prepoard when pre-approved to board the plane early. Read what happened.

Black Women Need to Get Paid Too    Did you know that there is a Black Women’s Equal Pay Day? The date changes each year, but this year black women have to work until August 22, 2019 to make the same amount of money as a white man from the previous year.   Learn more   about how you can advocate for yourself or be an ally to black women in the workplace.

Black Women Need to Get Paid Too

Did you know that there is a Black Women’s Equal Pay Day? The date changes each year, but this year black women have to work until August 22, 2019 to make the same amount of money as a white man from the previous year. Learn more about how you can advocate for yourself or be an ally to black women in the workplace.

Dear Kathy    Read about Dr. Cadet’s experience when a white woman, writer for a large publication, said the n-word multiple times in a discussion about diversity.

Dear Kathy

Read about Dr. Cadet’s experience when a white woman, writer for a large publication, said the n-word multiple times in a discussion about diversity.

The Get My Life Tour    Dr. Cadet is so honored to be the first guest of   The Get My Life Tour   on an episode entitled  Remaining Whole in Broken Spaces: How to Practice Wellness in the Workplace.  This interview is incredibly important to Akilah as it was the start of a decline into severe depression. As you know Dr. Cadet comes out on top, but it doesn’t mean her success it is absent of darkness to get to her to her light. Hear Dr. Cadet and   Lydia T. Blanco   (amazing interviewer and writer for   Black Enterprise  ) shine on this episode!

The Get My Life Tour

Dr. Cadet is so honored to be the first guest of The Get My Life Tour on an episode entitled Remaining Whole in Broken Spaces: How to Practice Wellness in the Workplace. This interview is incredibly important to Akilah as it was the start of a decline into severe depression. As you know Dr. Cadet comes out on top, but it doesn’t mean her success it is absent of darkness to get to her to her light. Hear Dr. Cadet and Lydia T. Blanco (amazing interviewer and writer for Black Enterprise) shine on this episode!

Career Confident    Dr. Cadet has partnered with   The Wing   and   Women Sound Off   to provide a night for those who are thinking about transitioning their career on August 5th. Women Sound Off and Change Cadet will take you through the steps you need to identify how you can make what you’re doing now work for your next career move. From an interactive panel to hands-on breakout groups you’ll be able to tap into your career confidence! Get you   ticket  !

Career Confident

Dr. Cadet has partnered with The Wing and Women Sound Off to provide a night for those who are thinking about transitioning their career on August 5th. Women Sound Off and Change Cadet will take you through the steps you need to identify how you can make what you’re doing now work for your next career move. From an interactive panel to hands-on breakout groups you’ll be able to tap into your career confidence! Get you ticket!

Get Money Get Paid Conference      Get Money Get Paid   is a 1-day experience in Brooklyn, NY dedicated to helping women rise up at work. Dr. Cadet is thrilled to be one of the speakers for a company she loves to work with and support,   Ladies Get Paid   (join the network if you have yet to do so) that provides women with the tools and network to be their best selves at work!   Tickets   available now!

Get Money Get Paid Conference

Get Money Get Paid is a 1-day experience in Brooklyn, NY dedicated to helping women rise up at work. Dr. Cadet is thrilled to be one of the speakers for a company she loves to work with and support, Ladies Get Paid (join the network if you have yet to do so) that provides women with the tools and network to be their best selves at work! Tickets available now!

Dr. Cadet is thrilled to be part of her invisible illness hero   Harper   Spero’s article for   JustBOBBI   (as in Bobbi Brown cosmetics). As someone who lives with an invisible illness she was happy to share ways to support the invisible illness community! Also if you have yet to listen to Dr. Cadet’s episode on   Made Visible   please do to learn more about her heart condition!

Dr. Cadet is thrilled to be part of her invisible illness hero Harper Spero’s article for JustBOBBI (as in Bobbi Brown cosmetics). As someone who lives with an invisible illness she was happy to share ways to support the invisible illness community! Also if you have yet to listen to Dr. Cadet’s episode on Made Visible please do to learn more about her heart condition!

Mental Health in the Workplace    To wrap up Mental Health Awareness Month Dr. Cadet provides   tips   on how to prevent mental illness like anxiety and depression by sharing her personal experience.

Mental Health in the Workplace

To wrap up Mental Health Awareness Month Dr. Cadet provides tips on how to prevent mental illness like anxiety and depression by sharing her personal experience.

Fine Minds 4 Fine Wines Think Tank 2019    The   Areni Insitiute   has an annual Think Tank with 65 invite only guests who will gather in Bordeaux, France to discuss the future of fine wine. Dr. Cadet is incredibly honored to be one of this notable group of leaders inside and outside of this prestigious industry. Dr. Cadet will be discuss diversity when I comes to people of color, women, and migrant workers.

Fine Minds 4 Fine Wines Think Tank 2019

The Areni Insitiute has an annual Think Tank with 65 invite only guests who will gather in Bordeaux, France to discuss the future of fine wine. Dr. Cadet is incredibly honored to be one of this notable group of leaders inside and outside of this prestigious industry. Dr. Cadet will be discuss diversity when I comes to people of color, women, and migrant workers.

Ladies Get Paid x Hired SF Equal Pay Month Panel    In 2019, workplace inequality still exists. It has very real consequences for people all over the world -- consequences that often go unseen, unheard and invalidated. #NothingLess provides a platform for women to tell their stories, unite over shared experiences of inequity, and demand nothing less than what they’re worth. This April, in celebration of Equal Pay Day on April 2 Dr. Cadet will be part of the    Ladies Get Paid  panel on April 4th, 2109     on negotiation, DE&I and recruiting at Hired in SF.   Register   today!

Ladies Get Paid x Hired SF Equal Pay Month Panel

In 2019, workplace inequality still exists. It has very real consequences for people all over the world -- consequences that often go unseen, unheard and invalidated. #NothingLess provides a platform for women to tell their stories, unite over shared experiences of inequity, and demand nothing less than what they’re worth. This April, in celebration of Equal Pay Day on April 2 Dr. Cadet will be part of the Ladies Get Paid panel on April 4th, 2109 on negotiation, DE&I and recruiting at Hired in SF. Register today!

ASKING FOR A FRIEND: HELP! MY KIDS ONLY HAVE WHITE FRIENDS    Dr. Cadet was asked by   MOTHER   to share her perspective about how parents can add diversity to their children’s friends and experiences.

ASKING FOR A FRIEND: HELP! MY KIDS ONLY HAVE WHITE FRIENDS

Dr. Cadet was asked by MOTHER to share her perspective about how parents can add diversity to their children’s friends and experiences.

Hiring Women of Color is Not a Diversity and Inclusion Strategy    Dr. Akilah Cadet has partnered with   Reflektive   to offer a webinar about learning how to elevate the voices of women of color in your workplace. Check out the   recording   of their highest attended webinar yet!

Hiring Women of Color is Not a Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

Dr. Akilah Cadet has partnered with Reflektive to offer a webinar about learning how to elevate the voices of women of color in your workplace. Check out the recording of their highest attended webinar yet!

Valentines’ Day for the Independent Woman    “Hey boss, leader, dope ass independent woman! I see you!” Dr. Cadet shares   dating tips   for independent boss women.

Valentines’ Day for the Independent Woman

“Hey boss, leader, dope ass independent woman! I see you!” Dr. Cadet shares dating tips for independent boss women.

WOMEN SOUND OFF    The Olivia Pope of Diversity in the Workplace is featured on   Women Sound Off  . Dr. Cadet is described as “equally honest and rooted in her convictions, as well as graceful and sweet” highlighting how she is a proud Virgo like   Beyoncé   herself! Take a look!

WOMEN SOUND OFF

The Olivia Pope of Diversity in the Workplace is featured on Women Sound Off. Dr. Cadet is described as “equally honest and rooted in her convictions, as well as graceful and sweet” highlighting how she is a proud Virgo like Beyoncé herself! Take a look!

Heart Breaker    Dr. Akilah Cadet get’s personal and shares her current heart journey. Read her experience and what she has learned   here   .

Heart Breaker

Dr. Akilah Cadet get’s personal and shares her current heart journey. Read her experience and what she has learned here.

Like a Boss Girls    Dr. Cadet     shares   her experience managing a business with an invisible illness.

Like a Boss Girls

Dr. Cadet shares her experience managing a business with an invisible illness.

Switch, Pivot or Quit Podcast     Ahyiana Angel  , Chief Encourager and Podcast Host, has an intimate chat with the Olivia Pope of Diversity and Inclusion, Dr. Akilah Cadet. The Switch, Pivot or Quit podcast is a celebrated podcast for career women featured in   Forbes  ,   Entrepreneur  , and Apple must listen lists. Take a   listen   and learn how Dr. Cadet overcame severe depression and celebrates herself everyday!

Switch, Pivot or Quit Podcast

Ahyiana Angel, Chief Encourager and Podcast Host, has an intimate chat with the Olivia Pope of Diversity and Inclusion, Dr. Akilah Cadet. The Switch, Pivot or Quit podcast is a celebrated podcast for career women featured in Forbes, Entrepreneur, and Apple must listen lists. Take a listen and learn how Dr. Cadet overcame severe depression and celebrates herself everyday!

Ep. 5: Akilah Cadet of Change Cadet    Mariela Torres  interviewed the smart and hilarious Dr. Akilah Cadet about being depressed AF, stepping in dog sh*t in Thailand, how to love and put yourself first, becoming aligned with your purpose, women empowerment, being a women of color, channeling your inner Beyoncé and more.    Click here to listen to Ep.5 of the I Don't Give A Chic podcast!

Ep. 5: Akilah Cadet of Change Cadet

Mariela Torres interviewed the smart and hilarious Dr. Akilah Cadet about being depressed AF, stepping in dog sh*t in Thailand, how to love and put yourself first, becoming aligned with your purpose, women empowerment, being a women of color, channeling your inner Beyoncé and more.

Click here to listen to Ep.5 of the I Don't Give A Chic podcast!

Freelancers Guide to Slaying Work and Life Balance with Change Cadet    Dr. Cadet is featured in the   LA Pulse Magazine  . She gives some tips on how to slay at work!

Freelancers Guide to Slaying Work and Life Balance with Change Cadet

Dr. Cadet is featured in the LA Pulse Magazine. She gives some tips on how to slay at work!

Woman of the Month April 2018 - Dr. Akilah Cadet    Dr. Cadet is Sol Sister's April   Woman of the Month  ! She shares some tips to success and more.

Woman of the Month April 2018 - Dr. Akilah Cadet

Dr. Cadet is Sol Sister's April Woman of the Month! She shares some tips to success and more.

5 Black Women to Know in Wellness   Dr. Cadet wrote a beautiful article in celebration of Black History month about amazing Black women in wellness.   Check it out  !

5 Black Women to Know in Wellness

Dr. Cadet wrote a beautiful article in celebration of Black History month about amazing Black women in wellness. Check it out!

Circles + Diversity    Dr. Cadet was featured in the   San Francisco Chronicle  ! Cadet says, “With all that is happening with President Twitter, many people, especially women and people of color, do not feel safe. A circle is a safe place; a place for synergy to create change.” More dimes are dropped in the article.   Check   it out!

Circles + Diversity

Dr. Cadet was featured in the San Francisco Chronicle! Cadet says, “With all that is happening with President Twitter, many people, especially women and people of color, do not feel safe. A circle is a safe place; a place for synergy to create change.” More dimes are dropped in the article. Check it out!

Bâtonnage Women in Wine    With only 10% of California’s winemakers being women,   Bâtonnage is a forum of those who have traditionally been overlooked or spoken over. The May 4th, 2019 forum in Napa was for charting a positive, inclusive course forward for all women and Dr. Cadet is thrilled to be one of their speakers. Hear Dr. Cadet dropping some serious   gems   from her panel   Pathways to Inclusion  .

Bâtonnage Women in Wine

With only 10% of California’s winemakers being women, Bâtonnage is a forum of those who have traditionally been overlooked or spoken over. The May 4th, 2019 forum in Napa was for charting a positive, inclusive course forward for all women and Dr. Cadet is thrilled to be one of their speakers. Hear Dr. Cadet dropping some serious gems from her panel Pathways to Inclusion.

Excited to share that Dr. Cadet is featured on the   Side Hustle School Podcast   with   Chris Guillebeau  . He shared how she went from a side hustle to full time business, along with his expert advice!

Excited to share that Dr. Cadet is featured on the Side Hustle School Podcast with Chris Guillebeau. He shared how she went from a side hustle to full time business, along with his expert advice!

IMPOSTOR Imposter Syndrome    Dr. Cadet discusses impostor impostor syndrome, competing statements and/or feelings making it harder to lead.   Learn more.

IMPOSTOR Imposter Syndrome

Dr. Cadet discusses impostor impostor syndrome, competing statements and/or feelings making it harder to lead. Learn more.

Breaking the Bias Podcast   Dr. Cadet interviews Ashish Kaushal, CEO of   Hire Talent   and Co-Founder of   Consciously Unbiased  . Listen on   Spotify  !

Breaking the Bias Podcast

Dr. Cadet interviews Ashish Kaushal, CEO of Hire Talent and Co-Founder of Consciously Unbiased. Listen on Spotify!

HELLO VINTAGE Look Book    Dr. Cadet is featured in HELLO VINTAGE’S look book. Fashion is important to Akilah as it is a way she expresses her awesomeness. She loves to shop vintage as she can find one of a kind pieces that allow her to shine. Learn more about her featured looks   here  .

HELLO VINTAGE Look Book

Dr. Cadet is featured in HELLO VINTAGE’S look book. Fashion is important to Akilah as it is a way she expresses her awesomeness. She loves to shop vintage as she can find one of a kind pieces that allow her to shine. Learn more about her featured looks here.

Conscious Conversations    Dr. Cadet is excited to host the first   Conscious Conversations  , an informal discussion around all things Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with the CEO of   Hire Talent   and Co-Founder of   Consciously Unbiased  . Join them Jan 16th for a round table discussions with fellow-like minded peers to share your voice. Limited seating!

Conscious Conversations

Dr. Cadet is excited to host the first Conscious Conversations, an informal discussion around all things Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with the CEO of Hire Talent and Co-Founder of Consciously Unbiased. Join them Jan 16th for a round table discussions with fellow-like minded peers to share your voice. Limited seating!

Made Visible Podcast    Dr. Akilah Cadet has been diagnosed with pericarditis, coronary artery spasms, and orthostatic hypotension, but she’s still searching for a reason why she’s experiencing intense and chronic pain on the left side of her body. On this episode, we talk about how why she no longer thinks of her health journey as a temporary bump in the road, why she decided to start talking about her health with clients, and how she advocates for herself, despite the bias she encounters as a woman of color, so she can find answers. Take a listen (  Spotify   and   iTunes   ) to her interview with the amazing     Harper Spero  .

Made Visible Podcast

Dr. Akilah Cadet has been diagnosed with pericarditis, coronary artery spasms, and orthostatic hypotension, but she’s still searching for a reason why she’s experiencing intense and chronic pain on the left side of her body. On this episode, we talk about how why she no longer thinks of her health journey as a temporary bump in the road, why she decided to start talking about her health with clients, and how she advocates for herself, despite the bias she encounters as a woman of color, so she can find answers. Take a listen (Spotify and iTunes ) to her interview with the amazing Harper Spero.

MAKE. DO    Winter Market   Hear Dr. Cadet in   conversation   with actress     Ebony Obsidian  , and   Dr. Kristian H   founder of     BLK + GRN   Sunday Dec. 2 at VSCO headquarters in Oakland. Limited  tickets  available!

MAKE. DO Winter Market

Hear Dr. Cadet in conversation with actress Ebony Obsidian, and Dr. Kristian H founder of BLK + GRN Sunday Dec. 2 at VSCO headquarters in Oakland. Limited tickets available!

The TRIBE Interview with Dr. Akilah Cadet     The TRIBE  , interviewed Dr. Akilah Cadet about being happy, the power of being a woman, her favorite source of information (spoiler alert it’s Beyoncé), depression, and more.  Check out  the interview for some fun facts about Dr. Cadet and maybe you may get a little #inspo! Oh if you are looking for more inspo take a look at the amazing women of color,  Vanessa Acosta , who captured this queendom shot.

The TRIBE Interview with Dr. Akilah Cadet

The TRIBE, interviewed Dr. Akilah Cadet about being happy, the power of being a woman, her favorite source of information (spoiler alert it’s Beyoncé), depression, and more. Check out the interview for some fun facts about Dr. Cadet and maybe you may get a little #inspo! Oh if you are looking for more inspo take a look at the amazing women of color, Vanessa Acosta, who captured this queendom shot.

Consciously Unbiased Campaign   Dr. Akilah Cadet is proud to support the   Consciously Unbiased   movement to address diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.   Learn   more about how you can do your part or purchase a   T shirt  .

Consciously Unbiased Campaign

Dr. Akilah Cadet is proud to support the Consciously Unbiased movement to address diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. Learn more about how you can do your part or purchase a T shirt.

Episode 22: How to Be the Beyoncé of Your Life and Career   Take a listen to her very first podcast with The Currently, hosted by an awesome woman of color   Betsy Aimee  . The Currently is available on     Soundcloud  ,   Spotify,   and,   iTunes  !

Episode 22: How to Be the Beyoncé of Your Life and Career

Take a listen to her very first podcast with The Currently, hosted by an awesome woman of color Betsy Aimee. The Currently is available on Soundcloud, Spotify, and, iTunes!

Women of Color Working: 3 Ways to Slay the Workplace    Dr. Cadet's   blog   post was featured on Real Brown Girls.   Take a look!

Women of Color Working: 3 Ways to Slay the Workplace

Dr. Cadet's blog post was featured on Real Brown Girls. Take a look!

Creating Happiness, Inspiring Confidence. #3 + INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY!   Dr. Cadet was featured for International Women's Day.   Take a look  !

Creating Happiness, Inspiring Confidence. #3 + INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY!

Dr. Cadet was featured for International Women's Day. Take a look!