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Nationally recognized weekly podcast where Women of Color in Athletic Administration and Sports Business are spotlighted. Each guests gives her career journey, advice for others and her current initiatives. The Fall 2020 will begin its 7th Season with a listener base that has grown to 1.7K member privateFacebook community. "A Chat in the Garden with Monique A. J. Smith"

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Kassandra Ramsey, Podcast Host of "Court 2 Court with the Esquire Coach," joins Monique A. J. Smith for A Chat in the Garden. Join us on A Chat in the Garden with Monique A. J. Smith at 10:00 am EST. Come listen to our guest's career path, her advice for others & current initiatives...A Chat in the Garden with Monique A.J. Smith, where Significance Blooms. Listen via 563-999-3513 or www.chatinthegarden.com. This is Season 10. Seasons 1-5 (and soon Season 6) can be found on 200plus.expert, previously broadcasted on Survival Broadcast Network. Seasons 7-9 are at www.chatinthegarden.com.
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