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Season ONE

Above the Clouds

That Sounds Terrific Podcast

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Episode 36: A Home for Hurricanes

Nikki Murphy had a stormy childhood textured with both joy and great difficulties and loss. Through the changing winds, she developed the inner strength to persevere and invite us all on an enthralling tour through her "Home for Hurricanes". We explore powerful poetry and inspirational thoughts and experience a hard-fought journey that will have us discovering ways to find healing, love, and gratitude. Nikki reminds us that no matter where you come you can weather the storms and are strong enough to withstand anything life may through your way.

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Monique “Nikki” Murphy is an awarded Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Leader, speaker, poet, and best-selling author of Home For Hurricanes: A Memoir of Resilience in Poetry and Prose. As a first-generation college graduate from a tough neighborhood and with the experience of thriving after devastating hardship, Murphy possesses a deep passion for both socio-economic empowerment for underserved communities and for equipping people with the knowledge and inspiration to reach their fullest potential, in spite of life’s obstacles. Her writing, speaking, and DEI work aims to foster understanding across communities and provide expertise to intentionally tackle issues that impede progress toward belonging, inclusion, and personal fulfillment.  Murphy has over a decade of experience working with Fortune 500 companies to enhance their risk management and DEI strategies and has been named a 2019 Diversity Leader by Profiles for Diversity Journal, one of Face2Face Africa’s 30 Black Stars Business and Professional Achievers, and has been awarded a Certificate of Congressional Recognition. She has been a featured speaker at numerous conferences and events, on topics ranging from diversity, equity & inclusion to self-empowerment.  Murphy holds a B.S. in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business and resides with her husband and 5-year-old son on Long Island, New York.

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