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Books That Make You Podcast

Books That Make You is a channel about all things bookish. Home to the The Books That Make You show with host Desiree Duffy of Black Chateau Enterprises. Where she discuses books with authors and experts, unraveling the inner pages of all the books that help make us who we are. BTMY also live streams bookish events as well as posting author readings and bookish contest on

Aug 26, 2019

Rise up my friends, it is time for a new day. A day filled with opportunity. One where your own self acceptance—understanding and being fine with who you are, can be linked to a sense of adventure, leadership skills, and the ability to shape your life the way you want. 

Have you ever asked yourself, what is “unexpected” about me? What is it that people would never assume about you? How do you break stereotypes? Or, more importantly, are you ready to break stereotypes? 

Our guest today is on a mission. She is an unexpected body-builder. She is also an author, attorney, entrepreneur, and a woman with an inspiring mission to help others rise up. 

Raye Mitchell is the founder of the New Reality Foundation, Inc., and CEO at the Winning Edge Institute Inc. 

Mitchell is a member of the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund network providing legal support for women and girls affected by harassment. Mitchell has received national acclaim for her work mentoring women and girls of color to beat the odds and excel as leaders. 

Mitchell is a graduate of Harvard Law School, the University of Southern California (USC), the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy (B.S.) and the USC Marshall School of Business (MBA).  She is a native of Los Angeles, California.