Episode 13 | EXPAND YOUR EMPIRE: Girl, Speak Your Truth with Delashawn Bordeaux


expand your empire, coro is a crush, episode 13

On the Expand Your Empire series, guest host Ms. Delashawn Bordeaux, founder of Speak Our Truth Inc.,  is on the podcast to talk about how she’s expanding her empire in a way that stays true to her and how she’s redefining the beauty that lies beneath the pain. 

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What We Discuss In This Episode:

  • Delashawn shares about herself and her business.
  • Speak Our Truth Inc. is a nonprofit organization derived to provide education initiatives that remove the negative connotation of speaking out against sexual abuse in the African American community.
  • Delashawn discusses why sexual assault isn't discussed in the African-American community.
  • Delashawn was sexually abused by her father at a young age. Because of this, she decided to blog about her sexual abuse and the healing process she went to get to where she's at today.
  • Having a healthy sex life CAN happen after experiencing sexual assault and domestic violence.

Guest Bio:

Delashawn Bordeaux is the founder of Speak Our Truth Inc. As a survivor of sexual abuse, she started this organization to provide a safe place for men and women across the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex as they adjust to life after sexual abuse and regain power and confidence while on their journey to healing and redefinition of who they are and what they are meant to be. Her goal at Speak Our Truth Inc. is to be the community survivors need in order to heal and readjust to life after sexual abuse. She's currently working on a double bachelor’s in marketing and management from the University of Texas at Arlington with an expected graduation date of December 2021. 

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