by Yvette Schmitter and Ericka Shoulars

The Melanin Pearls Podcast features two very successful corporate executives, Yvette Schmitter and Ericka Shoulars, diving deep into discussions with their village on how to visualize your best self and show up as her as well as life tested frameworks to transform your life while paying it forward. 

Podcast episodes

  • Season 3

  • S03 E51 - Microaggressions

    S03 E51 - Microaggressions

    By definition, microaggressions are brief and commonplace daily verbal, behavioral, or environmental indignities, whether intentional or unintentional, that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative racial slights and insults t...

  • S03 E50 - Positivity During Stressful Times

    S03 E50 - Positivity During Stressful Times

    To say we’re living through challenging times sounds like both a cliché and an understatement. In recent months, news about the pandemic, economic woes, and bitter political debates have triggered tremendous anxiety and sadness fo...

  • S03 E49 - To WFH or Not, That Is The Question

    S03 E49 - To WFH or Not, That Is The Question

    Working from home is dominating our lives. If you haven’t experienced the phenomenon directly, you’ve undoubtedly heard all about it, as U.S. media coverage of working from home jumped 12,000 percent since January 2020. This chang...

  • S03 E48 - Inner Voice

    S03 E48 - Inner Voice

    Everyone has an inner voice that deep down is trying to be helpful and keep you safe – even when it’s being harsh. In this episode, we share ways you can shift your inner critic and transform negative self-talk into a more support...

  • S03 E47 - Leveraging Your Superpowers

    S03 E47 - Leveraging Your Superpowers

    In this episode, Yvette and Ericka chat about leveraging your superpowers at work and how to use your superpowers to help others. “The things that make us different those are our superpowers” ~ Lena Waithe