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84. Find Your Voice And Stand In Your Truth As A Woman Through Storytelling with Raimonda Jankunaite

  1. 84. Find Your Voice And Stand In Your Truth As A Woman Through Storytelling with Raimonda Jankunaite Diane Gilman 40:55

In this week’s episode of Too Young To Be Old, host Diane Gilman welcomes Raimonda Jankunaite, the organizer behind the anthology Women Who Thrive andfounder of Women Who Thrive Media. Raimonda shares her incredible story and sheds light on the power of storytelling.

Finding Voice Through Adversity

Raimonda’s describes her journey of Resilience. She opens up about a traumatic experience that caused her to physically lose her voice  for two years. Diane shares her own traumatic encounter, showing how common these experiences can be for women. They both emphasize that despite the trauma, women do have the power to overcome these things and continue on to thrive in life.  

Empowering Community

Diane and Raimonda discuss the incredible community of women involved in the anthology. They marvel at the support and collaboration among the contributors. Raimonda describes how she created Women Who Thrive Media. 

The Writing Process and Mentorship

Raimonda provides insight into the writing process for the anthology, emphasizing the importance of reconnecting with the “why” behind each story. She discusses the role of mentors and the weekly calls that fostered a sense of belonging and perspective for the contributors.

Raimonda Jankunaite’s Background

Raimonda shares a bit about her background, from her upbringing in Lithuania to her experiences as an immigrant in the UK. She shares her journey of overcoming initial struggles to eventually obtaining two degrees. She highlights the cultural richness of growing up in diverse London. 

Connect with Raimonda

Website: https://womenthrivemedia.com/ 

Podcast: https://womenthrivemedia.com/podcasts 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/womenthrivemedia/ 

Connect with Diane

Facebook, Instagram, Tiktok and Youtube: @thedianegilman  

Website: thedianegilman.com

Diane Gilman Too Young To Be Old with Diane Gilman

A fashion rule-breaker with millions of loyal fans, the charismatic pearl-haired, “Queen of Jeans,” Diane Gilman is 78 years young and embracing aging instead of fighting it. An inspiration for women embracing their third act, Diane is The top Tele-retailing brand globally who is just getting started, and not unlike many women’s stories, recognition for Diane came later in life with the launch of her DG2 Jeans line on HSN which has become the top tele-retailing brand globally, over $100 million dollars a year in retail sales domestically, could be seen on QVC UK, Italy, France, Australia & Canada. Her latest book, “Too Young to be Old,” is another compelling take on conquering life’s challenges and harnessing one’s own power to live a “third act” filled with dream-catching and fulfillment.

After 30 years of experience in front of the camera connecting with the baby boomer audience on television, Diane has set out to become a proaging advocate and a "Silver-haired Influencer". Through social media, YouTube and the launch of her podcast, Too Young To Be Old, Diane's goal is to educate and inspire the 50+ community in a range of lifestyle topics such as nutrition, health & wellness, fashion, beauty & skincare, and any other topics covering aging solutions.

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