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Ricochet Effect Podcast Special Edition: The WUKY DEIB CAB with Joey Truax

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Ricochet Effect Podcast logo with Dr. Abeni El-Amin and Renee Collins Cobb

Joey Truax (Yusef) made his mark in Hip Hop and Islamic culture, starting in 1986 in Lexington Kentucky. Joey also serves as a member of the WUKY Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Belonging Community Advisory Board (WUKY DEIB CAB). Over the years, Joey has produced many different artists locally and nationally and has also worked with Platinum Producer 7 Aurelius (also from Lex KY). Joey is a local radio personality with RADIOLEX WLXU 93.9 FM. Joey proudly carries the torch for Hip Hop culture and diversity and inclusion.

Dr. El-Amin is an author and editor who holds Doctorates from Northcentral University, University of the Cumberlands, Colorado Theological Seminary, and Union Institute and University. She has over 20 years of experience in management, occupational, and organizational development. Dr. El-Amin is co-founder of Project Ricochet, Inc, a thriving youth development organization. She has also served as the Multicultural Family Center, Executive Director for the City of Dubuque and as Chair of the Raleigh Human Relations Commission.
Renee is “working in concert” as a dynamic keynote speaker, organizational development consultant, executive producer and radio show/podcast producer and host. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from The University of Kentucky in Music Education and a Master’s Degree in Executive Human Resource Development from Xavier University. Renee is the Media and Marketing Manager for Project Ricochet and she serves on the WUKY DEIB Community Advisory Board. In 2023, she was named Nexstar Media Group's "Remarkable Woman of Central Kentucky", an honor recognizing her influence on public policy, social progress, and quality of life.