The UNcivilized Podcast

| Jan 21, 2021

Failure and forgiveness in the new America with Shannon Rohrer-Phillips

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All diversities and differences must be respected.

The differences exist. Differences of opinion, thinking, acting, cultural, political, social, gender, and even race. All differences merit respect.

Today's guest Shannon Rohrer-Phillips met us in this episode. She has an amazing voice on matters such as race, gender, and women empowerment.

What can we do as a country to come together, the different roles we can develop in our lives, how to reconnect with our deeper selves to heal shame and blame. Those are some of the topics you will hear in today's episode.


Shannon is a social entrepreneur, speaker and producer.

Shannon is the Founder & CEO of the Voice + Visibility Women’s Summit (VVWS) in Sarasota, FL. The VVWS convenes diverse, cross sector female leaders with a mission to empower women, expand networks & opportunities, and elevate the voices of diverse women. She is a social entrepreneur with three decades of experience in public and private sector collaboration, fundraising and diversity, EQUITY and inclusion work in healthcare, education and business. Shannon created the Bridge Builders, Diversity Equity and Inclusion training programs to equip leaders and businesses with results driven solutions.

Shannon received her BA from Colgate University, and a Master’s in Social Work from Smith College School for Social Work. She received the Manasota Black Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2019. Shannon is a sought after speaker and consultant. She lives in Sarasota, FL with her husband Neil, two teenage sons and a growing tribe of pets.


Instagram: @Shannonrpllc
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/shannon-rohrer-phillips-68836914/
Youtube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCvO4CKPpqRQumA1aXRzDCIQ?view_as=subscriber 


[2:04] Getting to know Shannon.

[2:37] What has influenced Shannon's journey.

[7:10] Navigating 2020 racial line.

[10:19] Racism and political drama.

[16:38] Talking to kids about racial upheaval.

[20:52] Pushing women to be leaders.

[24:26] Women and Covid.

[27:20] Join the UNcivilized Nation.

[28:08] The victim role.

[36:18] Women stepping in the masculine.

[43:18] How to heal ourselves culturally.

[47:51] The grief role.

[50:42] Reconnecting to your deeper self.

[53:17] Where to find Shannon.

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