Pretty in Pink Podcast
Summary: Welcome to the Pretty Pink Podcast where we discuss real life issues and provide insight that empowers you to make better decisions. The Pretty in Pink Podcast is your go-to podcast for all things women. On our podcast, we sit down with experts on Mondays and Thursdays to discuss topics from love, sex and relationships to gynecologic issues such as endometriosis and fibroids. Your host, Dr. Ruthie O. Arumala, is a Georgetown University trained Ob/Gyn with a passion to discuss health and lifestyle issues in a way that is accessible to every woman. You can expect a down-to-earth conversation about pertinent, common feminine-focused topics with tangible takeaways that will undoubtedly improve your life. Join women all over the globe who do not want to wade through the random information on the internet. Instead they would rather get real information from an expert. It is now YOUR turn to be part of this exciting movement.
Are you pursuing or practicing a career that does not exactly line up with your true passion? Would you rather be pursing that one thing that excites you rather than slaving away in another profession? Many people struggle with marrying the one thing that brings them job with the job that pays their bills. In this episode, we talk to the prolific Layo Gbadamosi, Esq about her experience pursuing a doctorate of law while building a career in fashion design.
"Why did you wear a skirt that short?" "Why were you drinking alcohol?" "What made you attend that party?" "What did you do to provoke him?" Many times after the trauma of rape or domestic violence, survivor's actions are questioned. Consequently some or all of the blame for a despicable act is placed on the victim. In this episode, we explore the psychology and effect of 'victim blaming' with sexual assault advocate and founder of vanede, Ms. Nneka Obiekwe.
Did you know that less than 10% of venture capitalists (VC) in the world are women? Are you aware that women-led businesses, on the other hand, produce ~30% higher return on investment? In this episode, we explore the ins and outs of VC with founder and managing partner of the Chrysalis Capital, Miss Nichole Yembra. Miss Yembra discusses why investors should bank on Female entrepreneurs.
Although the discussion about rape and sexual assault is much more prevalent, justice for sexual assault victims leave much to be desired. ~63% of all sexual assault incidences go unreported. Even when reported very few perpetrators serve prison time. According to RAINN out of 1000 rapes, 995 perpetrators serve no jail time. In this episode, we discuss the criminality of sexual assault with criminal defense attorney, Hannah Akintoye.
In the world of cosmetic dermatology, laser skin scar is THE 1-stop technology for resurfacing skin, reducing wrinkles, diminishing age spots, lightening hyperpigmentation, treating acne and removing unwanted hair. There are so many types of lasers offered by dermatologists, aesthetic physicians and estheticians alike. In this episode, we explore the world of laser skin care with board certified dermatologist and cosmetic dermatologic surgeon Dr. Dianne S. Davis.
Many patients have the "you need to eat better" discussion with their physicians. What does that really mean? What choices constitute "better" nutrition? Culinary medicine seeks to encourage patients to eat more nutritious, nourishing food in an effort to reduce obesity and improve health. In this episode, we discuss this field of medicine with board certified family physician Dr. Lauren Powell aka THE culinary DOCTOR.
Earning a doctoral degree is a highly coveted achievement that denotes a level of expertise and dedication to one's craft. Historically many ethnic minorities have been hindered from attaining this degree. In recent years, there is a new trend with black women showing impressive gains in higher education. In this episode, we discuss the journey to a Ph.D in Chemistry with Ph.D student & Host of "TheResearchHer" podcast. Elissia Franklin candidly shares insider information on pursing a doctoral degree.
If you are like many women I meet, romantic relationships in 2019 may seem like murky waters. From online dating to textuationships, the rules seem to have changed! Or have they? In this episode, we carefully analyze dating in our current climate with relationship expert: Doctor Aesha. Aesha Adams-Roberts, PhD, is THE Black Love Matchmaker, the premier dating coach and relationship expert for successful Black women. She eloquently shares her best tips on dating and fostering love in 2019.
In 2019, approximately 19% of all surgeons are female. Black female surgeons constitute an even smaller minority. In this episode, we discuss the challenges of being a black female trauma surgeon with Dr. Kanene Ubesie. Dr. Ubesie shares her journey through a male dominated field riddled with enumerable challenges. She also candidly discusses the role race played in her quest to achieve her career goals. Whether or not you are in the medical field, this episode is one you don't want to miss.
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The idea of taking greater than normal financial risks in order to organize and operate a business or businesses seems pretty antagonistic to the ideals of taking minimal risk to ensure someone else's health is optimized. In today's episode, we discuss entrepreneurship with board certified family physician and owner of two successful business, Dr. Gina Charles. Dr. G (as she is fondly known as) drops lots of gems for anyone (not only physicians) that want to venture out and create their own business (es).
1 in 3 women deliver their babies via a Cesarean (C-section). Unfortunately in our current 'shaming' society, many women are 'shamed' for this route of delivery. As a professional, Ob/Gyns strive for a vaginal delivery but facilitate C-sections when necessary or desired. In this episode, we will discuss this procedure in depth in hopes that demystifying the C-section will encourage support for women who undergo this procedure.
Yoga originated in ancient India with a focus on spirituality and breathing. In more recent years, the yoga practice has been adapted into a popular form of exercise. In this episode, we discuss the health benefits of yoga with board-certified family physician and yoga instructor/ enthusiast: Dr. Chinyere Okpaleke. To Connect with Dr. Chi Instagram: @ask_drchi For questions, comments or to connect with me (Dr. Arumala) Instagram: @i.am.dr.arumala
Being diagnosed with an ectopic pregnancy can be a devastating experience in any woman's life. In this episode, we discuss this condition in depth. We also explore the consequences and impact it can have. Happy listening!
Many couples are faced with challenges when they decide to grow their families. In this episode, we discuss the initial evaluation of the infertile couple. We answer basic questions like 'what is infertility?' 'when does infertility need to be evaluated?' 'what tests should be considered?' Stay tuned for this exciting episode.