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Attorney Yvette E Taylor

“What’s Your Legacy” The Podcast

Natalie Kaye: Legacy of Mission-Driven at 81

Feb 29, 2024

Yvette speaks with Natalie Kaye who at 68 started her first business and soon realized this was her life’s mission. On Demand Programs and Events is Natalie’s business which provides Broadway caliber talent for venues throughout parts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. Her programs inspire, enrich and entertain.

Donna Hoffman: The Legacy of an Interior Designer

Feb 22, 2024

Yvette talks with Donna Hoffman, the president, designer and chief vision officer of Impeccably Designed Homes. Donna shares her vision for residential design and her path to award-winning designs. Donna also talks about her interior design coaching work, which has inspired design entrepreneurs to lean into their creative nature. She enjoys helping others who want to beautify their homes through her online courses.

Steve Kruman: The Legacy of an Investment Advisor

Feb 15, 2024

Yvette talks with Steve Kruman, Esquire, principal of Bryce Wealth Management, about investment strategies. Steve also shares how he makes meaningful personal connections with people of different backgrounds throughout his travels in the States and abroad.

Sharon Roache: The Legacy of an Emotion and Body Code Practitioner

Feb 8, 2024

Yvette talks with Sharon Roache, a certified practitioner of the Emotion Code and Body Code founded by Dr. Bradley Nelson as an energy healing method. Sharon has worked in the health and wellness field for more than 25 years. She has studied numerous holistic techniques and has found simple and effective ways to help herself and others create desires with more clarity, presence, calmness, joy and self-love.

Miyoko Schinner: A Legacy of the Vegan Good Life

Feb 1, 2024

Yvette enjoys her conversation with Miyoko Schinner, the host of the YouTube cooking channel called The Vegan Good Life with Miyoko. Miyoko is an award-winning chef, author, entrepreneur and speaker. She is the founder of Miyoko’s Creamery, a leading plant-milk dairy company. This conversation will have you reconsidering what you eat and why.

Dr. Robin Zasio: A Legacy of Treating Anxiety and Hoarding Disorders

Jan 25, 2024

Yvette talks with Dr. Robin Zasio, also known as Dr. Z on the A&E series Hoarders. Dr. Z is the author of Hoarder In You: How to Live a Happier, Healthier, Uncluttered Life, and she shares with Yvette her experience as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in treating OCD and anxiety disorders.

Erika Johnson: A Legacy of Urban Gardening

Jan 18, 2024

Yvette speaks with Erika Johnson, an award-winning serial entrepreneur, hospitality innovator, lifestyle expert, healthcare educator, and community leader/volunteer. Erika talks about being a native of the Mt. Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia and her work as the Founder and Chief Wellness Operator of Black and Planted. She has been teaching people in her community how to grow their own seeds and plants and wants more people of color engaged in planting and harvesting their own crops.

SiriOm Singh and Ayala Shimelman: A Legacy of Cross Pollination

Jan 11, 2024

Yvette has a lively conversation with the vivacious Ayala Shimelman and her engaging husband, SiriOm Singh, about their newest venture, Cross Pollination Gallery in Lambertville, NJ. The couple has had multi-faceted careers and continue to enjoy a lifestyle of caring and bringing diverse groups of people together. Their art exemplifies their life and demonstrates the beauty of Cross Pollination.

Dr. Valter Longo: Legacy of the Longevity Diet

Jan 4, 2024

Yvette talks about health and wellness with Dr. Valter Longo, a Professor of Gerontology and Biological Sciences and Director of the Longevity Institute at the University of Southern California – Davis School of Gerontology in Los Angeles. The Institute is one of the leading centers for research on aging and age-related disease. Dr. Longo shares the benefits of his studies in his book, The Longevity Diet – Slow Aging, Fight Disease, Optimize Weight. He is also the founder of the Create Cure Foundation.

Dr. Charles Whitney and Uzochkwu Chima: A Legacy for Better Healthcare Delivery

Dec 28, 2023

Dr. Charles Whitney and Uzochkwu Chima are the team behind Lindenhaus, a better model for the delivery of healthcare. Yvette talks with the dynamic team about their legacy to revolutionize the delivery of health and wellness in the medical industry with a retreat center holistically addressing individuals’ healthcare needs.

Kimberly Lundy: A Legacy of Caring for People at Work and With Sweet Treats

Dec 21, 2023

Yvette’s conversation with Kimberly Lundy, CEO of Lundy HR Consulting & Lundy’s Sweet Treats, is awe-inspiring. Kimberly makes sure small businesses have quality customized solutions to human resources.

But her interest does not stop there. Through Lundy’s Sweet Treat’s, Kimberly offers a unique blend of southern and traditional style desserts and quiches. She treats each customer as a welcomed guest and part of the family.

Villate Castor: To Whom Much is Given, Much is Required

Dec 14, 2023

Yvette talks with Villate Castor, a native of Haiti. Villate shares his experience growing up in a very remote village without potable water, sewer system or electricity, and emigrating to the United States. Through hard work and determination, Villate prospered as an entrepreneur and a premier real estate agent. He shares with Yvette how important it is for him to help the village of his birth and share the blessing bestowed on him.

Lorenzo P. Lewis: A Legacy of Pain to Purpose

Dec 7, 2023

Yvette talks with social entrepreneur, mental health expert and advocate, motivational speaker, author, and community leader Lorenzo P. Lewis. Lorenzo has started a major successful grassroot movement, training barbers and other front line workers to provide mental health support and education to men of color. Lorenzo shares with Yvette his message of transforming pain into purpose through sharing his own personal story and the Confess Project of America.

Armando Leduc: The Legacy of a Multi-talented Entrepreneur

Nov 30, 2023

Armando Leduc has successfully held many jobs in acting, singing, and dancing and has become a regular face in film and television. Yvette speaks with Armando about his roles in film and his current role as the founder CEO and Executive Producer of Leduc Entertainment. Like Armando, his company is multifaceted, offering social media marketing, videography, podcast production, photography, and much more.

Andrew Hall: Capturing Family Legacies

Nov 16, 2023

Yvette discusses the importance of family and legacy with Andrew Hall, co-founder of No Story Lost. Andrew and his cousin started No Story Lost, after they recorded their grandfather’s story. Andrew shared with Yvette how much hard work it was capturing his grandfather’s story without a service to help. No Story Lost was born to help families capture legacies.

Nico de Klerk: Legacy of Apartheid Part II – From a Mindset of Can’t To a Mindset of Can

Nov 10, 2023

Yvette revisits the legacy of apartheid in South Africa with a white South African, Nico de Klerk. What initiatives can help change the devastating impact of apartheid and support a move for actual equality for all South Africans? The similarities between apartheid in South Africa and slavery in the United States can serve as guideposts for positive advancements for both nations.

Visit Nico de Klerk’s website or the StreetBiz Foundation to learn more.

Lisa Hepner: A Screenwriter’s Legacy

Nov 2, 2023

Yvette’s conversation with screenwriter and author, Lisa Hepner, delves into the genre of Christmas rmovies. Lisa enjoys Christmas romances for the happy endings, allowing people to take a break from the challenges and disappointments that one may experience in everyday life. When Lisa lost her mother to cancer, she wrote the “The Christmas Checklist” as a way to get through the holiday without her mother. Her book has not only helped her but others who have experienced such a significant loss.

Connie Nicholas Carberg: The Legacy of an NFL Scout

Oct 26, 2023

Yvette speaks with Connie Carberg who broke barriers when she became the first woman scout for the NFL. Her noteworthy career with the New York Jets was recently highlighted in a feature for NFL Films, and her experiences were the primary focus of the book, Xs and Os Don’t Mean I Love You: The Untold Story of the NFL’s First Female Scout.

Kashif Khan: Understanding the Legacy of Genetic Pathways

Oct 19, 2023

Kashif Khan is author of The DNA Way: Unlock the Secrets of Your Genes to Reverse Disease, Slow Aging, and Achieve Optimal Wellness. He is also the host of the Unpilled podcast. His conversation with Yvette is insightful and thought provoking in the area of personalized medicine through genetic information.

Emily Boothroyd: Legacy of a Holistic Financial Planner and Wealth Manager

Oct 12, 2023

Yvette speaks with Emily Boothroyd who is a certified financial planner and private wealth advisor with a background as an estate planning attorney. Yvette agrees with Emily that having an estate planning background supports a holistic approach to financial planning. Their conversation will benefit anyone looking to secure their financial legacy.

Dawn Bloomer: Legacy of a Business Strategist

Oct 5, 2023

Dawn Bloomer was a veterinarian who later became a professional business strategist and consultant. Yvette talks with Dawn about how she specializes in helping professionals and entrepreneurs leverage their strengths to achieve sustainable peak performance. Dawn is the founder of “Productive Pressure,” which represents a philosophy and method that balances the drive for success with a safeguard against burnout. Dawn was able to garner her wisdom through her experiences in nurturing her veterinary practice then spearheading growth of her veterinary practice and finally in orchestrating the successful acquisition of her veterinary practice.

Debbie Weiss: Legacy of a Care-Giver

Sep 28, 2023

Today’s guest is Debbie Weiss, an inspirational author, speaker and podcast host. August 9, 2023, was the launch of her new book, “On Second Thought, Maybe I Can.” In her book, she shares her remarkable journey of pursuing dreams despite facing numerous obstacles as a primary caregiver.  Yvette talks with Debbie about her strengths as a care-giver and how she managed her own health while taking care of others.

Rachel Lauren: Legacy of a Conscious Social Influencer

Sep 21, 2023

Ending mass incarceration, stopping climate change, and creating new economic opportunities in overlooked communities are the chief missions of Yvette speaks with’s Chief People Officer, Rachel Lauren. As a diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) consultant, Rachel’s role at supports her passions in making sure people, especially those in marginalized communities, are treated equitably and given opportunities to excel.

Merle R. Saferstein: Living and Leaving Your Legacy®

Sep 14, 2023

Yvette talks with educator and author, Merle R. Saferstein, about legacy journaling. After journaling most of her life, Merle culled through her journal for over 14 years to write Volume I and II of Living and Leaving My Legacy. Your legacy is important and Yvette’s conversation with Merle focuses on how journaling can best serve in documenting your legacy.”

Season Five : The Makings of a Great Podcast!

Sep 7, 2023

In 2018, this podcast, What’s Your Legacy, was just a thought and now, in 2023, we celebrate our 5th season. The power of a story serves to motivate, encourage and, yes, to help you plan your estate. Continue listening and enjoy.

Annmarie Brogan and Marie Limpert: A Legacy of Decluttering

May 25, 2023

Yvette talks with the founders of Organize Me! Of New York, Annmarie Brogan and Marie Limpert. Annmarie and Marie are professional organizers and experts in the field of decluttering, space maximization and life-management strategies. They have an engaging discussion with Yvette about the book they co-authored, Beyond Tidy: Declutter Your Mind and Discover the Magic of Organized Living.

Siafa Lewis: The Legacy of Sports/News Commentator

May 18, 2023

Yvette has a lively conversation with Siafa Lewis who anchors Eyewitness News on Philadelphia’s CBS3.  Prior to joining the station, Siafa spent seven years as a sports and news anchor at NBC5 in Chicago. He shares with Yvette his Liberia, West Africa roots and living in West Germany before moving to South Jersey.

Connect with Siafa Lewis on Twitter: @Siafa_Lewis; Facebook: Siafa Lewis; and on Instagram: @SiafaLewis.

Jamar Nicholas: The Legacy of a Cartoonist

May 11, 2023

Yvette’s conversation with Jamar Nicholas explores African American comics. Jamar Nicholas is an award-winning artist and educator who has dedicated his career to helping young people realize the power of cartooning. He aims to promote anti-bullying, healing, and kindness in his work, especially with his cartoon character, Leon.


Akayla Brown: A Legacy of Youth Empowering Youth

May 4, 2023

Yvette has a conversation with Howard University student and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation scholarship recipient, Akayla Brown, who at 13 years of age founded Dimplez 4 Dayz.

Dimplez 4 Dayz is a youth-led organization dedicated to empowering the youth voice and reducing youth violence in Philadelphia. Akayla shares with Yvette the resources and programs that enable young people to build confidence and fulfill their potential.

Patricia Ward Kelly: The Legacy of Gene Kelly

Apr 20, 2023

Yvette’s conversation with Patricia Ward Kelly explores the legacy of Gene Kelly: the star of hit movies including Singing In the Rain and An American in Paris. Patricia Ward Kelly is the wife of Gene Kelly. With the precision of a professional biographer, she shares much about the works of Gene Kelly. Patricia has devoted her life to preserving and protecting the legacy of her famous and much older husband, something she addresses with Yvette.


Joan Portman: Legacy of Creating Healing Environments

Apr 13, 2023

Yvette’s discussion with returning guest, Joan Portman, who has released her book, Creative Healing Places – Stories of Hope Comfort and Inspiration, is about the legacy of a writer’s journey. The writing process and getting a book published is a journey, not a race. Joan shares the challenges, surprises and remarkable gems which are as precious as gold.

Joan Portman, Founder & Owner, Healing Environmnents, LLC
Inspirational Speaker, Trainer, Author


Abby Kohut: The Legacy of a Job Recruiter

Apr 6, 2023

Yvette speaks about effective job hunting with Abby Kohut, an award-winning Human Resources professional and the President of Staffing Symphony LLC. Abby is credited with offering thousands of people jobs from all industries and at all levels of employment during her recruiting career. She is known in the industry as “Absolutely Abby” and her website,, was selected as one of the Top 100 Websites for Your Career. She also hosts calls for job-seekers at


Patt Morrison: A Legacy of Truth, Justice and the American Newspaper

March 30, 2023

Yvette speaks with Patt Morrison, the author of Don’t Stop the Presses! Truth, Justice and the American Newspaper. Patt shares with Yvette the background of her writing experience as a Los Angeles Times writer, columnist and podcaster. Patt shares two Pulitzer Prizes. She has covered stories from presidential campaigns to the Super Bowl and the death of Princess Diana and has won six Emmys and a dozen Golden Mike awards. Patt stresses the importance to democracy and a civil society served by the reporting agency of the American newspaper.


Dr. Ivette Ruiz: A Legacy of Using The Healing Aspects of the Natural World

March 23, 2023

Yvette talks with Dr. Ivette Ruiz about Healing By Growing Farms, an initiative founded by Dr. Ruiz. Dr. Ruiz has used her healing from a traumatic brain injury to help other trauma victim survivors heal by connecting with nature and the environment.


Mark Goodman: The Legacy of an Original VJ (Video Jockey)

March 16, 2023

Yvette’s conversation with Mark Goodman reflects on the transition to music television. Mark is a radio host, TV personality, actor, and one of the original MTV video jockeys. He shares his journey of over four decades in the music industry.


Alexandra Paul: The Legacy of an Activist Actress

March 9, 2023

Yvette’s discussion with Activist Actress Alexandra Paul covers Alexandra’s multifaceted career and social engagement. Though most known for starring on the TV series Baywatch for 5 seasons, Alexandra has often been arrested for peaceful civil disobedience around issues of human rights, peace, the environment and animals. She also cooked for and served the houseless of West LA every Monday night with Food Not Bombs: an all-volunteer movement that recovers food that would otherwise be discarded, and shares free vegan and vegetarian meals with the hungry in over 1,000 cities in 65 countries in protest to war, poverty, and destruction of the environment.


Reverend Karmen Michael Smith: A Legacy of Black Gay Christian Faith

March 2, 2023

Yvette has an engaging conversation with Rev. Karmen Michael Smith about his groundbreaking book, Holy Queer: The Coming Out of Christ. Rev. Smith is a theologian and cultural critic who has written his book as an expression of the gift of being gay. He serves as the Executive Director of the Center for Community Engagement and Social Justice at Union Theological Seminary.


Valerie Brown: A Legacy of Spiritual Exploration

Feb 23, 2023

Through her own spiritual exploration, Valerie Brown found hope and courage when facing life’s devasting challenges and loss. Yvette’s discussion with Valerie, a Buddhist-Quaker Dharma teacher, facilitator and executive coach, seeks to answer or provide a guide to answering, “Who am I?” and “What is my purpose?”

Valerie Brown is an award-winning author. Her latest book, Hope Leans Forward, can be ordered at


Dr. Felicia Ganther: A President for the Students

Feb 16, 2023

Yvette met with the first African-American President of Bucks County Community College. Dr. Felicia Ganther will lead the community college as its fifth president in the College’s 57-year history. Prior to Dr. Ganther’s appointment in 2021, she was the associate vice chancellor for student affairs at Maricopa County Community College in Tempe, Arizona. Dr. Ganther has a remarkable record of accomplishments, both as an educator, administrator, and strong advocate for students.


A’Lelia Bundles: The Legacy of Madam C.J. Walker

Feb 9, 2023

Yvette has a lively conversation with A’Lelia Bundles, the great-great-granddaughter of trailblazing entrepreneur Madam C.J. Walker. Madam C.J. Walker is often referred to as one of the first self-made African American millionaires. But what is most important is the legacy that Madam C.J. Walker left, the generational wealth she created, the women she empowered and the causes she was involved in. A’Lelia Bundles, an award-winning journalist and author, has been at the forefront of documenting the legacy of Madam C.J. Walker. Her book On Her Own Ground served as the inspiration of the Netflix series Self Made about Madam C.J. Walker’s life.

Marc H. Morial: A Legacy of Social Activism and Reform

Feb 2, 2023

Yvette talks with fellow Georgetown University Law School alumnus Marc H. Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League. As did his father, Ernest Nathan “Dutch” Morial, before him, Marc served as a prominent Mayor of New Orleans before leading the nation’s largest historic civil rights and urban advocacy organization.

Legacy: Prelude to African American History Month

Jan 26, 2023

In this episode Yvette talks with her sister, Deborah Tulani Salahu-Din, about African American History month held in February since 1976. Tulani speaks about the importance of African American history and how African Americans have contributed to all aspects of American history. During February, each episode of What’s Your Legacy will focus on a specific area of African American achievement. This will include social activism, entrepreneurship, education and religion/spirituality.

Pandit Dasa: The Legacy of an Urban Monk

Jan 19, 2023

Yvette talks with Pandit Dasa, who lived as a monk for 15 years in New York City, about his current work in mindfulness. Pandit is the author of Urban Monk: Exploring Karma, Consciousness and the Divine and Closing the Apps: How to Stay Mindful at Work and at Home. He is a consultant to many Fortune 500 companies and has been covered in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Bloomberg and USA Today. Pandit shares with Yvette his messages of resilience, leadership and stress management at work and in life.

Allison Sesso: A Legacy of Leadership in Nonprofit Work

Jan 12, 2023

Over $7 billion in medical debt for almost 4 million people has been abolished by the charitable work of RIP Medical Debt. Yvette speaks with its president and CEO, Allison Sesso. Allison shares that RIP Medical Debt was established for the sole purpose of reducing the medical debt burdens of low-income individuals with limited capacity to pay their medical bills. In this inspirational episode, Yvette explores with Allison her history of working to help those in need.

Dr. Michael Greger: A Legacy of Health and Well-Being

Jan 5, 2023

Yvette explores health and well-being with Dr. Michael Greger, a physician, author and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety and public health issues. Dr. Greger runs the popular website and shares his perspective on living a long and healthy life. Notably, he was invited as an expert witness in defense of Oprah Winfrey at the infamous “meat defamation” trial held in Texas.


Austin Whitney: A Legacy of Overcoming Adversity

Dec 29, 2022

Yvette’s inspiring talk with Austin Whitney will move the listeners to a new understanding of the power of one’s attitude towards life and living. Austin, the Founder and Board President of Accessible Festivals and the President of Ten Fifty Entertainment, was paralyzed from the waist down as a result of a car accident after his senior year of high school. Through an inspirational message shared with Austin by his uncle and shared with Yvette in this episode, he did not let anxiety and depression rule his life circumstances. He lives an amazing, joyful and fulfilling life making festivals, concerts and other events accessible to differently abled individuals.


Alysia Reiner: An Actress’ Legacy On the Big Screen and Off

Dec 22, 2022

Yvette enjoys an engaging conversation with Alysia Reiner, who played “Fig” Natalie Figueroa on Orange is the New Black. The Netflix series was groundbreaking with diverse representation not only in terms of its cast but also the issues that were addressed. The diversity extended to gender and LGBT identities. Alysia is a SAG Award winning actress, producer and activist whose talents have been demonstrated across the acting arena.

Mentioned in this episode:

  • Livari


William J. Barber III: A Legacy of Environmental Justice

Dec 15, 2022

William J. Barber III, who works as the Director of Climate and Environmental Justice at The Climate Reality Project founded by former Vice President Al Gore, shares with Yvette his commitment and knowledge in the area of environmental and climate justice. He is co-chair for the North Carolina Poor People’s Campaign Ecological Devastation committee. He is interested in the renewable energy field and clean economy, specifically in initiatives that are being taken to promote opportunity for low-income communities and communities of color.


Marc H. Morial: A Legacy of Social Activism and Reform

Dec 8, 2022

Yvette talks with fellow Georgetown University Law School alumnus Marc H. Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League. As did his father, Ernest Nathan “Dutch” Morial, before him, Marc served as a prominent Mayor of New Orleans before leading the nation’s largest historic civil rights and urban advocacy organization.


Dr. Joanne Gabbin: A Legacy of the Study of African American Literature and Poetry

Dec 1, 2022

Dr. Joanne Gabbin, a professor for 37 years at James Madison University where she was a powerful force for social justice and a visionary leader, talks with Yvette about her groundbreaking work. As a professor of English and African American literature, Dr. Gabbin became the director of the Honors program and the founding executive director of the Furious Flower Poetry Center. She has received numerous awards for excellence in teaching and scholarship and has also been inducted into the International Literary Hall of Fame for Writers of African Descent.


Dr. Winnifred Brown-Glaude: A Legacy of Doing Diversity in Higher Education

Nov 24, 2022

Yvette talks with Dr. Winnifred Brown-Glaude, professor of African American Studies and Anthropology at the College of New Jersey, about her diversity work in higher education.  Dr. Brown-Glaude’s publication Doing Diversity in Higher Education: Faculty Leaders Share Challenges and Strategies uses universities’ case studies to examine the underestimated role that faculty plays in improving diversity on their campuses. A Margaret Mead quote, Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has, expresses the integral power of professors.


Nico de Klerk and Jabu Zwane: The Legacy of Apartheid

Nov 17, 2022

Yvette explores the legacy of apartheid in South African with a white South African, Nico de Klerk, and a black South African, Jabu Zwane, who have had a friendship spanning decades. Nico has written a book, No Fit: My 1700 Mile Walk from Apartheid, and Jabu is the founder of the Mindset Development Institute and serves as a global speaker and coach.


Daphne Rubin-Vega: The Legacy of a Broadway Actress

Nov 10, 2022

Yvette sits down for an interview with Daphne Rubin-Vega: an amazing, talented actress, singer, songwriter and dancer. Daphne has two Tony Award nominations to her credit: one for her role in Rent as Best Actress in a Musical, and the other for her performance as Conchita in Anna in the Tropics. In 2021, Daphne played the role of Daniela in In the Heights, earning praise for her performance from critics.


A’Lelia Bundles: The Legacy of Madam C.J. Walker

Nov 3, 2022

Yvette has a lively conversation with A’Lelia Bundles, the great-great-granddaughter of trailblazing entrepreneur Madam C.J. Walker. Madam C.J. Walker is often referred to as one of the first self-made African American millionaires. But what is most important is the legacy that Madam C.J. Walker left, the generational wealth she created, the women she empowered and the causes she was involved in. A’Lelia Bundles, an award-winning journalist and author, has been at the forefront of documenting the legacy of Madam C.J. Walker. Her book On Her Own Ground served as the inspiration of the Netflix series Self Made about Madam C.J. Walker’s life.


William King and JD Nicholas of the Commodores: The Legacy of a Funk and Soul Band

Oct 27, 2022

Yvette has a soulful conversation with two members of the legendary band, the Commodores. William King, the original member of the group which started in the 1970s, is a singer, musician and choreographer. JD Nicholas is a vocalist and keyboard player. Listen and join the fun and laughter!

Click here for tickets to see the Commodores LIVE at Sound Waves at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City on Saturday, November 19 at 8:00 PM.


Valerie Brown: A Legacy of Spiritual Exploration

October 20, 2022

Through her own spiritual exploration, Valerie Brown found hope and courage when facing life’s devasting challenges and loss. Yvette’s discussion with Valerie, a Buddhist-Quaker Dharma teacher, facilitator and executive coach, seeks to answer or provide a guide to answering, “Who am I?” and “What is my purpose?”

Valerie Brown is an award-winning author. Her latest book, Hope Leans Forward, available November 8, 2022, can be pre-ordered at with complementary gifts.


Dr. Felicia Ganther: A President for the Students

October 13, 2022

Yvette met with the first African-American President of Bucks County Community College. Dr. Felicia Ganther will lead the community college as its fifth president in the College’s 57-year history. Prior to Dr. Ganther’s appointment in 2021, she was the associate vice chancellor for student affairs at Maricopa County Community College in Tempe, Arizona. Dr. Ganther has a remarkable record of accomplishments, both as an educator, administrator, and strong advocate for students.

Gunnar Nelson: Legacy of a Musical Family

September 29, 2022

Gunnar Nelson is a singer-songwriter and musician who, with his twin brother Matthew Nelson is a member of the multi-platinum-selling band Nelson. Gunnar shares his family musical legacy with Yvette. He talks about his father, Ricky Nelson, and his grandparents, Ozzie and Harriet Nelson. Nelson is famous for their incredible harmonies, musicianship and humor. They will be performing in Pennsylvania at the Sellersville Theatre on October 7, 2022.

DATE: Friday, October 7, 2022
TIME: 8:00 PM
Sellersville Theatre
24 West Temple Avenue
Sellersville, PA 18960

Dr. Temple Grandin: Legacy of Living an Autistic Life

September 22, 2022

Yvette’s discussion with Dr. Temple Grandin explores the creativity and contributions of a person with autism. Dr. Grandin is a professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University. She also has a successful career consulting on both livestock handling equipment design and animal welfare. Today, half the cattle in the United States are handled in facilities Dr. Grandin designed. In addition to being a professor and prominent author and speaker, Dr. Grandin is autistic and explains to Yvette the many contributions of those on the autism spectrum.

Franke Previte: Songwriter Legend

September 15, 2022

Yvette’s conversation with Franke Previte reviews the makings of a great songwriter. Franke is known for, among many other accolades, winning an Oscar as a songwriter of “I’ve Had the Time of My Life” from Dirty Dancing. In the 80s, he was the lead singer of Franke and the Knockouts with the hit “Sweetheart.” You can see Franke’s work as a producer of the Taylor Simon King show at the Knauer Performing Arts Center in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

DATE: Saturday, October 8, 2022
TIME: 7:30 PM
TICKETS: $49 in advance, $54 day of show
Uptown! Knauer Performing Arts Center
226 N. High Street
West Chester, PA 19380

Mario Andretti: A Race Car Legend

September 8, 2022

Yvette’s lively conversation with race car legend Mario Andretti covers six decades of racing championships. Mario Andretti is the only race car driver to win the Indianapolis 500, the Daytona 500 and the Formula 1 World Championship. From Italian immigrant to motorsports legend, his name is synonymous speed, fast and, of course, racing.

Ricky McKinnie: A Legacy of Amazing Grace

September 1, 2022

Yvette talks with Ricky McKinnie and his work with the Blind Boys of Alabama. Though Ricky McKinnie lost his sight, he never lost his insight and his vision. With music and songs like Amazing Grace, he continues to inspire generations. And with five Grammy Awards and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Recording Academy, the legacy of the work of the Blind Boys of Alabama continues.

You can see the Blind Boys of Alabama in concert on September 17, 2022, at 8 PM at the Anneberg Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is part living history, part concert – and all uplifting!

Season 4: A Podcast Season Like No Other

August 25, 2022

Get ready for the new season of “What’s Your Legacy?” the podcast! Here’s a sneak preview of some upcoming amazing guests.

Register of Wills Tracey L. Gordon: A Legacy of an Elected Activist

Jan 20, 2022

Yvette interviews the first woman and first African American to be elected, in 2019, as the Register of Wills in Philadelphia County. This office has been in existence since the 1600, and with over a quarter of a million votes, Tracey L. Gordon took the office by storm.

Sir Sidney Poitier: Legacy of a Hollywood Trailblazer

Jan 13, 2022

Yvette shares her encounter with the legendary Sidney Poitier after reading his book, The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography. Though Sidney Poitier passed on January 6, 2022 at the age of 94, his extraordinary life, humanity, wisdom and kindness has and will continue to make a difference in the world and for those he inspired.

Marion T. Lane, Ed.D: Knowing Your Past for Future Prosperity

Dec 30, 2021

Knowing your ancestry is a way to understand your legacy. Author, educator and researcher, Dr. Marion T. Lane reflects on her genealogy journey with Yvette. Dr. Lane’s father, 101 at the time of this podcast, often told his daughter that her ancestors served with distinction in the Civil and Revolutionary Wars. However, it became real for her when she viewed the PBS Special “African American Lives” in February 2006 which featured her family, the Brown Family of Charles City County, Virginia, as a free Black family dating back to colonial times. Her quest began and she is now one of the few African American members of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. As a retired educator, she realized the importance of this information for African American children and has written 2 children’s books: Patriots of African Descent in the Revolutionary War, Part 1 and More Than One Ancestry, Part 2. She has 2 more books to be released in the next year.

Donald M. Schuler Jr.: Changing the World Through Education and Entertainment

Dec 23, 2021

Yvette talks with fellow Morgan State University alumnus Donald M. Schuler Jr. Donald is an award-winning screenwriter, voiceover artist, actor, acting coach, singer-songwriter and motivational speaker. As a two-time TEDx Talk speaker, he has traveled the country on speaking tours inspiring and empowering people. He shares with Yvette his energetic personality and philosophy on life that will inspire us all.

State Senator Steve Santarsiero: A Legacy of Public Service

Dec 16, 2021

Yvette begins the 4th season of What’s Your Legacy and the 17th Client Appreciation recognition with several new episodes. In this episode, Yvette talks with State Senator Steve Santarsiero. Senator Santarsiero represents the 10th District covering much of Bucks County with a population of over 259,000. Senator Santarsiero talks with Yvette about his role in serving the interest of children and his leadership on environmental protection, women’s health issues, infrastructure investment and gun violence prevention.

Season 4 Begins with Robyn Scott Johnson’s Story of Love and Miracles

Dec 9, 2021

Yvette talks again with Robyn Scott Johnson on the release of her book Joyful Living: A Story of Faith and Family. The book chronicles the medical challenges of Robyn’s daughters – one life-altering and the other life-threatening. Yvette’s first conversation with Robyn was in 2019. She speaks now with Robyn and her daughters, Janai and Jayla Johnson. The conversation is both heartwarming and inspiring. The miracle stories of Janai and Jayla will change all who read their mother’s book.

Maureen Anderson: Elder Law and Medicaid Planning

Nov 18, 2021

Yvette speaks with fellow estate planning attorney, Maureen Anderson, whose practice is exclusively dedicated to elder law. Maureen’s practice has a focus on long-term care planning, Medicare and Medicaid and other important similar issues. Maureen has extensive experience working on behalf of clients with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias to make sure families needs are addressed in the best possible way for the family.

Becky Diamond: The Thousand Dollar Dinner

Nov 11, 2021

Yvette chats with author Becky Diamond, the author of The Thousand Dollar Dinner. This book tells the unique story of a 19th-century “Top Chef”-style competition between Philadelphia restaurateur James Parkinson and the Delmonico family of New York. She is also the author of Mrs. Goodfellow: The Story of America’s First Cooking School.

Kathleen Welsh Beveridge: Legacy of Nonprofit Administration

Nov 4, 2021

Yvette’s conversation with Kathleen Welsh Beveridge explores the important work of nonprofits. Kathy is a founder and President of the Bucks County Women’s Advocacy Coalition and the President of her own company, Spark Nonprofit Consulting, which helps small and middle sized nonprofits with fundraising, board development and strategic planning. Enjoy Yvette’s conversation with Kathy. You may be called to become an advocate of the work of nonprofits.

Norval Reece: On Being Quaker

Oct 28, 2021

Yvette talks with civil rights activist, cable TV entrepreneur and lifelong Quaker Norval Reese about his legacy. From marching with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., meeting the Dalai Lama, running for political office, and successfully pioneering cable TV in Poland, Norval Reece’s life has been an amazing journey.

Diana Vincent: Internationally Acclaimed Jewelry Designer

Oct 21, 2021

Jewelry designer Diana Vincent is one of Bucks County’s best-known artists and business owners. The niece of American fashion designer James Galanos, Diana owns and operates Diana Vincent Inc. with one location in Bucks County and a second nearby in New Jersey.

Francine Stone: A Bucks County Jewel

Oct 14, 2021

A native of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Francine Lida Stone now divides her time between Pennsylvania and Oxfordshire, England. Francine is the granddaughter of the founder of the David Library of the American Revolution, Sol Feinstone, and the daughter of the Library’s first president and director, Ezra Stone.

Judge Clyde Waite: Bucks County’s First African American Judge

Oct 7, 2021

Bucks County Judge Clyde W. Waite is a senior county court judge, and the first and only African American judge in the county. Before he was elected to this countywide post in 2003, Waite served as a lawyer and a real estate broker.

Dr. Samir Akruk: A Legacy of Concierge Medicine

Sep 30, 2021

Dr. Samir Akruk is known for his thriving medical practice in Pennsylvania, but his personal journey may be more unique than his patients realize. His journey has taken him from Beirut to Athens, Georgia to Juárez in pursuit of education and opportunities. In this episode, Dr. Akruk shares his story and explores the book he’s writing for his family.

Reverend Dr. Sheila Gay Gross: A Legacy of Spiritual Transformation

Sep 23, 2021

Yvette has an enlightening conversation with the ordained licensed interfaith minister, Reverend Dr. Sheila Gay Gross, fondly known as Sheila. Sheila is also a psychotherapist, counselor, wedding officiant and practitioner and teacher of meditation.

She shares her transformational journey to help others overcome barriers to knowing their true self and worth.

Joan Portman: Creating Healing Environments

Sep 16, 2021

After a 30-year career as an interior designer, Joan Portman founded the Healing Environments program in 2008 at St. Mary Medical Center in Pennsylvania. This program enlisted the skills of over 350 off-site volunteers who created afghans, shawls and many other comfort items offered as gifts while visiting with patients.

In this episode, Joan talks with Yvette about this unique program and “Creating A Healing Place,” a book she is writing about the program and staff.

I’ve Learned What Matters Most: Embrace Your Gifts

Sep 9, 2021

In the “I’ve Learned What Matters Most” series, Yvette expresses her legacy in lessons learned. She reflects on helping her daughter, Diana, a teenager at the time, to understand her special gifts. When Yvette adopted her daughter at the age of 14, Yvette saw within a few months how special Diana was in her ability to learn quickly, adjust well and care very deeply. What was more important was having Diana embrace her unique talents and special gifts.

I’ve Learned What Matters Most: Be a Good Friend

Sep 2, 2021

In the “I’ve Learned What Matters Most” series, Yvette expresses her legacy in lessons learned. When Yvette adopted her daughter, Diana, at age 14 from the country of Zambia, a major hurdle for Diana was making new friends. Yvette reflects on the trials and tribulations presented and how Diana addressed the problem by being a good friend.

I’ve Learned What Matters Most: Give That Which You Seek

Aug 26, 2021

In the “I’ve Learned What Matters Most” series, Yvette expresses her legacy in lessons learned. Abundance can be obtained when you give that which you seek. If you desire something, you must seek to give that same thing. It is all about the interpretation and unconditional give for what you seek.

I’ve Learned What Matters Most: Enjoy the Moment

Aug 19, 2021

In the “I’ve Learned What Matters Most” series, Yvette expresses her legacy in lessons learned. She reflects on enjoying a precious moment with her then 3-year-old daughter on a Center City street in Philadelphia. She learned that you don’t have to travel the world for important life lessons which are often right in your own backyard.

I’ve Learned What Matters Most: Making a Difference

Aug 12, 2021

In the “I’ve Learned What Matters Most” series, Yvette expresses her legacy in lessons learned. She reflects on Making a Difference in the lives of not only her own children but the children of her previous College For Kids program. In her experience, Yvette has learned that when making a difference for others, she benefits just as much, if not more.

I’ve Learned What Matters Most: Peace

Aug 5, 2021

In the “I’ve Learned What Matters Most” series, Yvette expresses her legacy in lessons learned. Choosing peace has served Yvette well in raising her now-grown daughters. Throughout all of life’s challenges, conflicts and decisions, being patient brings peace.

I’ve Learned What Matters Most: A Balanced Life

Jul 29, 2021

In the “I’ve Learned What Matters Most” series, Yvette expresses her legacy in lessons learned. When there is imbalance in nature, like too much rain or an influx of ladybugs, danger or damage ensues. This can also happen in a life out of balance. Yvette shares what she does in seeking a balanced life.

I’ve Learned What Matters Most: Never Settle

Jul 9, 2021

In the “I’ve Learned What Matters Most” series, Yvette shares her perspectives on what matters most in life. In this third episode, Yvette shares why it is important to go after what you want and not allow fear to make you settle for less. Never settle for what is easily within your reach if your talent, gifts and desire is for something more. Nothing beats a failure but a try. Never settle.

I’ve Learned What Matters Most: Being In Silence

Jul 1, 2021

In the “I’ve Learned What Matters Most” series, Yvette shares her perspectives on what matters most in life. In this second episode, Yvette shares insight into her 23-year meditation practice. She shares that we all have wisdom to guide us, and being In Silence is one important way to access that guiding wisdom.

Paul Drecq: A Legacy of Hospitality

Jun 24, 2021

Surviving In A Pandemic

Yvette’s first in-person conversation since the pandemic is with concierge Paul Drecq. Paul is the concierge at the Betsy Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida. Making sure guests have an awesome vacation, business or relaxation visit are among Paul’s goals as a concierge. Returning to work allows Paul to continue doing work he loves and excels at.

Introducing “I’ve Learned What Matters Most”

Jun 17, 2021

Yvette shares her perspectives on what matters most in life. The newest series is titled, “I’ve Learned What Matters Most.” She shares her journey from the halls of academia, to the realms of corporate America, through the perils and rewards of entrepreneurship; from the love of family and friends and the losses, to the search for spiritual meaning through health, heart and healing.

In this first episode, she discusses her run for public office.

“Do you hear me? Do you really care?”

I’ve Learned What Matters Most when you want to serve in public office. Listening and caring are key.

Building Your Finances with Susan Allen

Jun 10, 2021

Susan Allen has been a practicing certified financial planner since 1987. She returns to What’s Your Legacy? in her role as a certified long-term care specialists to address protecting the finances one has built over a lifetime. Planning for future medical costs is so important. The cost of an uninsured long term care illness will impact cash flow and investments. Susan’s firm, Affordable Long Term Care Insurance, is dedicated to helping families by providing independent, objective solutions to reduce the impact of a long-term illness.

Building Your Finances with Iffy Ibekwe

Jun 3, 2021

Iffy Ibekwe is a writer, speaker and educator as well as the principal attorney at Ibekwe Law, PLLC in Austin, Texas. She has practiced law for 13 years and her current focus is estate planning. She is passionate about helping others, especially women, create their legacy through estate planning. She and Yvette discuss the importance of estate planning in building one’s finances.

Building Your Finances with Christine Barta

May 27, 2021

Christine Barta graduated from Temple University and has 15 years of experience with Yvette’s firm as Vice President of Operations, Marketing and Finance. She is responsible for overseeing client accounts, financial accounts, forecasting, overall accounting and daily operations. She demonstrates extraordinary skill with organizing financial records and helping individuals make the most of their finances. In 2021, she launched her consulting business, Fundamental Finance Solutions, LLC. As a financial coach, she shares her wisdom to make it easy for people to make a sustainable change to improve their life choices when it comes to money and their spending habits.

Building Your Finances with Jay C. Burgman

May 20, 2021

Jay C. Burgman is a Certified Financial Planner and an Accredited Estate Planner. He began his career with Northwestern Mutual in 1983 and is still with Northwestern Mutual as a principal with Burgman Financial Group. Jay is committed to educating his clients on all aspects of their financial plan. He often states, “An educated client is our firm’s ultimate goal. Clients often do not know what is possible. Learning and understanding their dreams, their desires, and their needs helps us craft a plan designed to yield financial security on their terms.” He shares his extensive life insurance knowledge as part of the process of building your finances.

Building Your Finances with Lawrence (Larry) Poppert

May 13, 2021

Larry Poppert is a CPA and the founder of Poppert and Company, where he manages the consulting services related to accounting and tax. Aside from ensuring his clients are tax compliant, his goal is to help business owners understand the tax and accounting fundamentals of their businesses. Prior to opening up his accounting practice, he has served as a Comptroller as well as a Senior Vice President of Finance. He is a graduate from Temple University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. Yvette’s conversation with Larry demonstrates the importance of tax planning to building your finances.

Building Your Finances with Nina Ingulli

Apr 29, 2021

Nina Ingulli is a Certified Fund Specialist, Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor and is certified for Long Term Care. With over 19 years of experience, she now serves as the principle of and a private wealth advisor with Ingulli & Associates. As part of our Building Your Finances series, Nina shares how she helps her clients build a financial legacy.

Financial Legacy: A Six-Week Series on Building Your Finances

Apr 22, 2021

Over the next six weeks, Yvette will share a new series on Building Your Finances. For those who want a financial legacy, this series is meant for you. Leading professionals in the fields of finances, tax, insurance and estate planning will provide a road map to your financial success. Tune in and share with your family and friends.

Susan E. Fisher: A Legacy of Charitable Planning

Apr 15, 2021

Yvette talks with Susan E. Fisher, a Certified Financial Planner and a Certified Gift Planning Associate, about her work with charitable estate planning.
As a financial planner, Susan works with high net worth and multi-generational clients throughout the Philadelphia, Bucks and Montgomery County regions. Susan has functioned as a senior trust advisor, a relationship manager, a planned giving officer and an executive director of a community foundation.

Robin Robinson: A Legacy of County Government Service

Apr 8, 2021

Yvette’s guest, Robin Robinson, talks about her role as Bucks County Recorder of Deeds. Since being elected in 2017, Robin has brought her own unique creative and energetic abilities to the task of the Recorder of Deeds with initiatives that support the public and preserve part of the rich history of Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Maureen Anderson: Elder Law and Medicaid Planning

Apr 1, 2021

Yvette speaks with fellow estate planning attorney, Maureen Anderson, whose practice is exclusively dedicated to elder law. Maureen’s practice has a focus on long-term care planning, Medicare and Medicaid and other important similar issues. Maureen has extensive experience working on behalf of clients with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias to make sure families needs are addressed in the best possible way for the family.

Kelly Elaine Navies: A Legacy of an Oral Historian Sharing Her Story

Mar 25, 2021

Yvette talks with Kelly Elaine Navies who is a Museum Specialist Oral Historian at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC. Kelly talks about how oral history became her passion. It began with a college assignment that resulted in her finding the legacy of her great-great-grandmother born into slavery in Asheville, North Carolina.

Allison Young: A Legacy of Transformational Leadership in Healthcare

Mar 11, 2021

Yvette’s conversation with Allison Young, a former CEO in the healthcare industry, explores the state of the healthcare industry in the United States. What has been and continues to be the impact of COVID-19 on the industry? As a dynamic leader, creative problem solver and IT specialist, Allison shares her perspective on innovative solutions that might help address the challenges, obstacles, and setbacks in the healthcare industry.

Linda Wolfenson: Legacy of Mortgage Financing with Care and Expertise

Mar 4, 2021

Linda Wolfenson has been in the mortgage industry since 2006. Prior to that time, she was an investment advisor and an equity partner with an investment company. Yvette talks to Linda about her unique qualifications to not only find the mortgage and rate her clients might need, but more importantly, to look at the financial situation of her clients and ensure the best mortgage product is obtained. Many people overlook the importance of mortgage financing in their overall financial portfolio although obtaining a mortgage or refinancing may be their primary investment. Yvette with Linda explores how people might make sounds mortgage financing decisions.

Dr. Tahiya McCoy Nyahuma: A Legacy of African Studies and Cultural Traditions

Feb 25, 2021

Yvette discusses the New York Times bestselling book “The Color of Law” by Richard Rothstein with African studies scholar and international development specialist Dr. Tahiya McCoy Nyahuma. Currently a professor in the Sociology Department at Rowan University, Dr. Nyahuma choose “The Color of Law” for her Critical Race Theory class. The book explores the government’s role in racial inequity with the establishment of imposed racial zoning, tax exemptions for racist institutions, racial restrictive covenants, subsidies for builders to create whites-only communities, and other direct government-initiated actions. The book helps inform today’s observation of racial disparity which resulted from an unconstitutional past and which is in need of government-supported remedy.

Norris Turner: A Legacy of Knowledge, Action and Resilience in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Feb 18, 2021

Norris Turner recently started Turner Healthcare Quality Consulting after over 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry. In this conversation with Yvette, Norris shares his life philosophy on important questions: How does one conquer fear? How do you know if you’ve made the right career choice? Norris’ captivating business perspective and his comprehensive pharmaceutical background have made and will continue to make a profound difference for his clients’ success.

Where Are They Now: Deborah Tulani Salahu-Din Explores African American Literary History

Feb 11, 2021

Yvette talks with her sister, Deborah Tulani Salahu-Din: poet, writer, educator and specialist in African American literary history. Tulani is an advocate for the study of African American history and culture. She is currently with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. She returns to What’s Your Legacy? during Black History Month to talk about Dr. Carter G. Woodson, the father of Black History. As a James A. Baldwin scholar, she shares the life and legacy of this great American writer and activist.

Edward Theodore Taylor: A Legacy For Peace

Feb 4, 2021

Yvette’s father, Edward Theodore Taylor, died May 30, 2020. In 2014, she interviewed him at her annual Client Appreciation Event on her show, “Today, It’s Your Legacy.” He shares a monumental moment in the integration movement that changed the course of integration history in the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland.

Rodlena Sales, Esq.: A Legacy of Public Interest Law

Jan 28, 2021

Yvette’s conversation with Rodlena Sales, staff attorney with Stern Community Lawyering Clinic at Drexel University’s School Law, addresses the important work of public interest lawyers. Rodlena is passionate about her work in underserved communities and for people who otherwise could not afford legal services. She handles issues in employment, housing, real estate, and a myriad of other legal matters.

Where Are They Now: Tiffany Thomas Smith, Esq. Runs for Judgeship

Jan 21, 2021

Yvette continues her conversation with Tiffany Thomas Smith, Esq. as Tiffany discusses her candidacy for Judgeship.

In a prior episode of What’s Your Legacy? released on December 27, 2018, Tiffany shared her family law practice work – particularly her collaborative approach to divorce. She also talked about her charitable work in Africa. Tiffany is now expanding her commitment to the community in her bid to serve as a Judge on the Bucks County Court of Common Pleas.

Tyrone M. Robinson III: A Legacy of Consultancy for Business Solutions

Jan 14, 2021

Yvette’s conversation with Tyrone M. Robinson, owner of Opportunities To Serve LLC, is filled with great advice for those who want to start a business as well as business owners who want to grow their business. Tyrone, known as the Solutions Architect, uses his wealth of knowledge and expertise to fulfill his passion to serve and help others.

Bill Hemmig: Legacy of a Playwright, Author, and Educator

Jan 7, 2021

Yvette begins 2021 by encouraging listeners to not only read more but to think about what stories they might have to share. Her discussion with Bill Hemmig, Dean of Learning Resources and Online Learning at Bucks County Community College, demonstrates how exciting and important the literary process can be.

2020: Oh! What a Year!

Dec 31, 2020

It’s been quite a year! In this episode, Yvette encourages listeners to document what happened in your life this year. Because we should share and never forget our stories.

Khalid Stewart: The Legacy of a Renaissance Man

Dec 24, 2020

Yvette talks with Khalid Nasser Stewart who is an artist, teacher, urban farmer and entrepreneur. Khalid’s life and legacy are about being creative in a variety of fields that can serve humanity.

Derrick Bayan Amin: The Legacy of a Musical Composer and Producer

Dec 17, 2020

Yvette takes a jazz journey with Derrick Bayan Amin. Derrick is a jazz pianist, vocalist, composer and producer in the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area with a commitment to expose communities to the jazz tradition.

Meredith J. Buck: A Legacy of Courage and Devotion to Humanity

Dec 10, 2020

Yvette’s discussion with recently elected Bucks County Coroner Meredith J. Buck explores the many roles Meredith has served. As an attorney, Meredith has been an advocate for her clients, and as a registered nurse, Meredith received the Florence Nightingale Medal: the highest international honor a nurse can receive from the Red Cross.

Vedia Jones-Richardson: A Legacy of Intellectual Property Innovation

Dec 3, 2020

Yvette has a lively conversation with her friend from law school, Vedia Jones-Richardson, an Intellectual Property attorney with Olive and Olive in Durham, NC. Vedia is nationally recognized as an authority in the field of technology, computer and internet law.

Estate Planning: A Family Conversation

Nov 25, 2020

Yvette shares some funny aspects of estate planning as she encourages everyone to avoid the pitfalls to preserving their legacy.

Roy Richardson, Jr.:​ The Legacy of a Jazz Musician

Nov 17, 2020

Yvette takes a musical journey with jazz artist Roy Richardson, Jr. to celebrate her firm’s 16th annual Client Appreciation – this year virtually. Roy is an outstanding saxophonist, vocalist, producer and actor. He shares some of his original work and his rendition of some musical favorites.

Rosalind Williford: A Legacy of Diversity and Inclusion in the Corporate World

Nov 12, 2020

Yvette talks with Rosalind Williford, the Global Process Leader of SUEZ. Rosalind’s leadership role in the company’s Diversity and Inclusion program serves as an important part of the legacy Rosalind hopes for her daughter and other African American children.

Linda Arye: The Legacy of Quilts for Kids

Nov 5, 2020

Linda Arye, the founder and president of Quilts For Kids, talks with Yvette about the rewarding work in founding an organization dedicated to transforming fabrics into patchwork quilts to comfort children in need.

Jeannine Mitchell: A Legacy of Environmental Advocacy

Oct 29, 2020

In her conversation with Yvette, Jeannine Mitchell, Chair of Doylestown’s Environmental Advocacy Council, demonstrates her passion for environmental advocacy. Jeannine is committed to educating others on the importance of a sustainable ecosystem by recommending resources that are beneficial to all.

Cherylayne Brown Walker: Our Legacy, Our Community

Oct 22, 2020

Cherylayne Brown Walker is the director of the Office of Financial Services at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). She is also the president of Bucks County Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, an African American women’s organization dedicated to racial and social advancement through charitable work. Yvette talks with Cherylayne about her personal journey and the international and national initiatives of The Links.

Sharmain Matlock-Turner: A Legacy of Economic and Community Engagement

Oct 15, 2020

Sharmain Matlock-Turner, President and CEO of Philadelphia’s Urban Affairs Coalition, shares her experience and commitment to community engagement with host Yvette Taylor. Sharmaine is the first woman to lead the coalition in its 50-year history.

Ellen LaCorte: An Author’s Legacy

Oct 8, 2020

Yvette has a conversation with the author of The Perfect Fraud, Ellen LaCorte. Her debut novel is suspenseful and thought-provoking. After over 35 years in the field of human resources, Ellen embarked upon a new writing career.

Dr. Levi Thompson: The Legacy of a Scientist

Oct 01, 2020

The important work of our scientific community is highlighted in Yvette’s conversation with Dr. Levi Thompson. Dr. Thompson is not only the Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Delaware and Professor Emeritus at the University of Michigan, but he also consistently applies his in-class teachings to resolve real-world issues pertaining to sustainable energy production and storage.

Brigitte Walker-Quinn: Our Legacy, Our Children

Sep 24, 2020

For the third season of What’s Your Legacy?, Yvette’s first interview is with Brigitte Walker-Quinn, a healthcare industry consultant and President of the Bucks County chapter of Jack and Jill. When we talk about our children and their future, we want theirs to be a legacy of joy and abundance. What is the role of…

Welcome to Season 3!

Sep 17, 2020

Yvette opens season 3 of What’s Your Legacy? by addressing three major questions regarding estate planning during a global pandemic.

Reflections: A Summer Pause

Jul 27, 2020

Yvette asks her listeners to join her as she takes the summer to reflect and reignite her passion to make a difference, especially amidst our new normal. She hopes the three simple things she recommends will help her listeners find their joy.

A Father’s Legacy

Jun 18, 2020

With the recent passing of her Dad, Edward Theodore Taylor, Yvette talks with her sister and brother about the legacy of this great educator, politician, humanitarian, devoted family man and author who wrote Just God And Me, A Korean War Veteran Remembers.

Dr. Alvin Thornton: A Legacy of Educational Funding Activism

May 21, 2020

Yvette’s conversation with her former Morgan State University political science professor, Dr. Alvin Thornton, is both reminiscent of Historically Black Colleges and Universities’ role in leadership development and of the current plight of maintaining the strong legacy of HBCUs. Dr. Alvin Thornton is an educator, political scientist, historian, and social activist who spent 50 years at Howard University teaching and serving in many academic leadership roles. He is the current chair of Prince Georges County Board of Education in Maryland.

Dr. Carole Stovall: A Legacy of Management Leadership Coaching

May 14, 2020

Yvette’s conversation with eminent psychologist Dr. Carole Stovall (CEO/President SLS Global) explores ways to address our new normal amid the pandemic resulting from COVID-19. They discuss ways to cope with isolation, social distancing, and wearing masks and the role that we each play as leaders in our households, businesses, and communities.

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