season three

S3 E8. From Doubt to Belief: The Evolution of #MeToo and Survivor Testimony with Leigh Gilmore, author of The #MeToo Effect
February 26, 202401:04:29

S3 E8. From Doubt to Belief: The Evolution of #MeToo and Survivor Testimony with Leigh Gilmore, author of The #MeToo Effect

The #MeToo movement empowered millions to speak out about sexual violence and changed the default response to women's accounts from universal doubt to selective belief. What changed? In this episode, guest host Sarey Ruden speaks with Leigh Gilmore to discuss her book, “The #MeToo Effect: What Happe...

S3 E7. Navigating Motherhood in the Age of Surveillance with Sophie Hamacher and Jessica Hankey, creators of Supervision
February 19, 202400:52:38

S3 E7. Navigating Motherhood in the Age of Surveillance with Sophie Hamacher and Jessica Hankey, creators of Supervision

How does the rise of AI and surveillance intersect with motherhood? In this episode, Sophie Hamacher and Jessica Hankey, creators of the groundbreaking anthology, Supervision: On Motherhood and Surveillance, delve into the ways mothers' behaviors and bodies are observed, exposed, and policed in toda...

S3 E6. From Beauty Ideals to Empowering Stories: A Conversation with Glamour's UK Editor-in-Chief, Deborah Joseph
February 12, 202400:46:57

S3 E6. From Beauty Ideals to Empowering Stories: A Conversation with Glamour's UK Editor-in-Chief, Deborah Joseph

In this episode, guest host Joanna Cummings takes the reins to interview Deborah Joseph, the UK Editor in Chief of Glamour Magazine. The discussion delves into the evolving landscape of women's magazines, feminism, and the transformative journey of Glamour from a beauty-focused brand to a platform a...

S3 E5. From Ancient Bottles to Modern Struggles: A Deep Dive into Breastfeeding with Joanna Wolfarth, author of Milk
February 05, 202401:01:18

S3 E5. From Ancient Bottles to Modern Struggles: A Deep Dive into Breastfeeding with Joanna Wolfarth, author of Milk

In what ways has breastfeeding been shaped by culture and history? Join us as we unravel the complex terrain in this episode featuring Joanna Wolfarth, author of Milk: An Intimate History of Breastfeeding. Joanna delves into the historical evolution of breastfeeding norms and practices, examining ho...

S3 E4. Shattering the Six Gender Bias Barriers Still Holding Women Back at Work with Amy Diehl and Leanne Dzubinski, authors of Glass Walls
January 29, 202400:58:39

S3 E4. Shattering the Six Gender Bias Barriers Still Holding Women Back at Work with Amy Diehl and Leanne Dzubinski, authors of Glass Walls

You may have heard of the glass ceiling, but have you heard of the glass walls? In this episode, Amy Diehl and Leanne Dzubinski discuss the pervasive issue of gender bias in the workplace, highlighting the six walls that hinder women's progress. Based on their book, Glass Walls: Shattering the Six G...

S3 E3: How Neuroscience is Rewriting the Story of Parenthood with Chelsea Conaboy, author of Mother Brain
January 22, 202400:56:21

S3 E3: How Neuroscience is Rewriting the Story of Parenthood with Chelsea Conaboy, author of Mother Brain

Ever wondered if the so-called "maternal instinct" is a scientific reality or a societal construct? Join guest host Monica Cardenas as she delves into the fascinating world of neuroscience with Chelsea Conaboy, author of Mother Brain: How Neuroscience is Rewriting the Story of Parenthood. Together, ...

S3 E2. Breaking Boundaries: Women Who Dressed Like Men to Do Shit They Weren't Supposed to Do with Tracy Dawson, author of Let Me Be Frank
January 15, 202400:56:57

S3 E2. Breaking Boundaries: Women Who Dressed Like Men to Do Shit They Weren't Supposed to Do with Tracy Dawson, author of Let Me Be Frank

Ever wonder about the women who defied conventions by wearing the pants—quite literally? In this episode, comedy writer and actress Tracy Dawson highlight trailblazers throughout history who disguised themselves as men to gain access and opportunities denied them simply because they were women. The ...

S3 E1. From Trauma to Transformation: Empowering Women and Healing the Planet with Zainab Salbi
January 08, 202401:05:06

S3 E1. From Trauma to Transformation: Empowering Women and Healing the Planet with Zainab Salbi

Explore the transformative moments that have defined Zainab Salbi's journey from war-torn Iraq under Saddam Hussein's regime to becoming a global advocate for empowering women survivors. In this compelling episode, Zainab Salbi, a renowned humanitarian, author, and journalist recognized as one of th...