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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...

BONUS: Featuring Anna on The Nurse Keith Podcast: Leveraging Women’s Empowerment to Benefit Health and Well-Being
November 06, 202301:08:35

BONUS: Featuring Anna on The Nurse Keith Podcast: Leveraging Women’s Empowerment to Benefit Health and Well-Being

This is an episode of The Nurse Keith podcast, featuring host Anna Stoecklein’s interview. In it, Anna delves into the persistent inequities within our healthcare system, shedding light on the challenges faced by patients and nurses alike, and drawing from her personal experiences during her clinica...

SPECIAL: The Story of Woman Goes Global: Women Deliver, The World’s Largest Convening for Gender Equality
September 18, 202300:58:57

SPECIAL: The Story of Woman Goes Global: Women Deliver, The World’s Largest Convening for Gender Equality

What are the most pressing issues women and girls still face today? What progress has been made in recent years? How are gender equality champions driving change around the world? In this special episode, host Anna travels to Kigali, Rwanda for the Women Deliver 2023 Conference, the largest convenin...

BONUS: The Creativity Found Podcast Featuring Anna’s Journey from Nurse to Podcaster
July 24, 202300:30:37

BONUS: The Creativity Found Podcast Featuring Anna’s Journey from Nurse to Podcaster

This is an episode of the Creativity Found podcast, featuring host Anna Stoecklein’s interview. In it, she discusses her journey from nurse to podcaster, how she came up with the idea and created The Story of Woman, and what’s next for the podcast! Creativity Found Original episode with transcript T...

REPLAY: S2 E1. Woman and Change: Setting the Scene with Hillary Clinton and Cherie Blair

REPLAY: S2 E1. Woman and Change: Setting the Scene with Hillary Clinton and Cherie Blair

REPLAY OF SEASON TWO EPISODE ONE In the first episode of season two of the podcast, I speak with former US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Cherie Blair, CBE KC in their first-time ever, exclusive joint podcast interview! Hillary Clinton and Cherie Blair have pioneered positive change f...

S2 E14. Woman and Change: Intersectionality with Cecilia Chung, Transgender Rights and HIV/AIDS Awareness Advocate
June 05, 202300:53:42

S2 E14. Woman and Change: Intersectionality with Cecilia Chung, Transgender Rights and HIV/AIDS Awareness Advocate

Become a Patreon for access to bonus content and to support the podcast, or buy me a (metaphorical) coffee * In this episode, guest host Asha Dahya speaks with Cecilia Chung, a barrier-breaking advocate for transgender rights and people living with HIV. Cecilia shares her personal journey as a trans...

S2 E13. Woman and Change: Intersectionality with Alicia Garza, Organizer, Founder, Co-Creator of #BlackLivesMatter

S2 E13. Woman and Change: Intersectionality with Alicia Garza, Organizer, Founder, Co-Creator of #BlackLivesMatter

Become a Patreon for access to bonus content and to support the podcast, or buy me a (metaphorical) coffee * In this episode, guest host Asha Dahya speaks with Alicia Garza - author, political strategist, organizer, founder of Black Futures Lab, co-founder of Supermajority, and co-creator of #BlackL...

S2 E12. Woman and Change: Climate with Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, Indigenous Chadian Environmental Activist
May 22, 202301:05:08

S2 E12. Woman and Change: Climate with Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, Indigenous Chadian Environmental Activist

Become a Patreon for access to bonus content and to support the podcast, or buy me a (metaphorical) coffee * In this episode, I speak with Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, an expert in the adaptation and mitigation of Indigenous peoples to climate change. A member of the Mbororo pastoralist people in Chad, H...

S2 E11. Woman and Change: Climate with Dr Katharine Wilkinson, Co-Founder of All We Can Save
May 15, 202300:52:27

S2 E11. Woman and Change: Climate with Dr Katharine Wilkinson, Co-Founder of All We Can Save

Become a Patreon for access to bonus content and to support the podcast, or buy me a (metaphorical) coffee * In this episode, I speak with Dr Katharine Wilkinson, a bestselling author, strategist, and teacher, working to heal the planet we call home. Time magazine featured her as one of 15 “women wh...

S2 E10. Woman and Change: Climate with Xiye Bastida, Indigenous Youth Climate Justice Activist
May 08, 202300:59:37

S2 E10. Woman and Change: Climate with Xiye Bastida, Indigenous Youth Climate Justice Activist

Become a Patreon for access to bonus content and to support the podcast, or buy me a (metaphorical) coffee * In this episode, I speak with Xiye Bastida, a 21-year-old climate justice activist born in Mexico and was raised as part of the Otomi-Toltec Indigenous community. She is an organizer, author,...

S2 E9. Woman and Change: Sports with Lindsey Vonn, World-Renowned Ski Racer
May 01, 202300:46:31

S2 E9. Woman and Change: Sports with Lindsey Vonn, World-Renowned Ski Racer

Become a Patreon for access to bonus content and to support the podcast, or buy me a (metaphorical) coffee * In this episode, I speak with one of the top ski racers of all time, Lindsey Vonn. Olympic gold medalist with 82 World Cup championships, Lindsey has the third highest super ranking of all sk...

S2 E8. Woman and Change: Sports with Lauren Fleshman, Elite Distance Runner and Activist
April 24, 202300:54:31

S2 E8. Woman and Change: Sports with Lauren Fleshman, Elite Distance Runner and Activist

Become a Patreon for access to bonus content and to support the podcast, or buy me a (metaphorical) coffee * In this episode, I speak with one of the most decorated American distance runners of all time, Lauren Fleshman. Throughout her career, Lauren saw how the sports systems - originally designed ...

S2 E7. Woman and Change: Business Leaders with Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg, Co-Founders of theSkimm
April 17, 202300:46:34

S2 E7. Woman and Change: Business Leaders with Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg, Co-Founders of theSkimm

Become a Patreon for access to bonus content and to support the podcast, or buy me a (metaphorical) coffee * In this episode, I speak with Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg, Co-Founders and Co-CEOs of theSkimm - a non-partisan digital media company dedicated to succinctly giving women the informatio...