On today’s show we welcome our first guest of the season – the brilliant attorney Ifeoma Ibekwe – who specializes in estate planning for women of color.
In this show we're talking about:
- How a budding studio artist became an attorney
- How being the child of immigrant parents impacted her career
- Generational wealth, its importance, and the connection to worthiness
- The historical systems that work against Black Americans creating generational wealth
- The power of land ownership for generations to come
Thank you for listening to the show. It is such an honor and joy to have these conversations with you. They are necessary and needed and we are here to do the work.
Xo, Sage & Erica
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More about Iffy and her amazing work:
- Law Firm Website: www.willsintexas.com
- Personal Website: www.iffyibekwe.com
- Facebook: @ibekwelawyer
- Instagram: @thejustincaselawyer
- YouTube: Iffy Ibekwe – YouTube
- On LinkedIn: Ifeoma “Iffy” Ibekwe, Esq.
As the founder and principal attorney at Ibekwe Law, PLLC, Iffy Ibekwe believes that every woman deserves to make decisions that affect her with wills, trusts, and other estate planning documents. Emboldening women is Iffy’s calling, and she is also passionate about speaking about entrepreneurship and supporting other women lawyers who desire to practice estate planning law.
Iffy graduated from The University of Texas at Austin (undergrad and law school) and has practiced law for 14 years. She is the board president for Be the Bridge, a national nonprofit dedicated to racial justice and reconciliation.
When she is not spending time with her remarkable husband and four spirited children, Iffy runs her signature We Read Her book club, which focuses on the study and discussion of literature authored by women of color.
Sage brings personal experiences, humor and practical methods for approaching challenging conversations. She is relatable, supportive and authentic – tremendous assets for diversity and inclusion conversations. Sage blended her skillful communication expertise and training, with information and exercises on empathy, equity and social justice to create more inclusive, person-to-person leadership practices.
Sage is the real deal! She listens to words you didn’t even know you said aloud. She is deliberate, strategic, and effortless in her coaching approach, making it incredibly natural to be open to her process and ultimately see change in yourself.
Sage embodies a foundational belief in the power and beauty of humanity and the possibility of all of us continually working toward becoming better versions of ourselves. She is a masterful facilitator.
Sage’s presentation to our group stimulated a momentum that ran through the event – inspiring our group with purpose, passion, inspiration, and fresh tools to bring to the new work year.