Oct 27, 2015

Mehret Mandefro

MehretMandefro.jpgWhat doesn't Dr. Mehret Mandefro do? She's a primary care physician, anthropologist, social activist, filmmaker. Mehret's also President of Truth Aid, the non-profit production company she co-founded with past guest Lacey Schwartz. You can't afford to miss our conversation with this amazing, committed 'force of nature.'

Aug 18, 2015

Leanne Brown

LeanneBrown.jpgLittle did Leanne Brown know that a project for her Masters Degree in Food Studies at NYU would change her life and the lives of thousands of others. Stunned by the number of Americans on food stamps, Leanne asked herself, how well can someone really eat on $4 a day - the amount provided by the government? She answered that question by developing recipes made of whole, unprocessed foods that promote the joy of cooking and show just how delicious and inspiring an inexpensive meal can be when made at home. The result? Her book - Good and Cheap - Eat Well on $4/Day. Meet Leanne, named one of Forbes 2015 30 Under30 - Food & Drink.

Jun 30, 2015

Charlotte Stone

CharlotteStonePhoto.jpgYoga has played an integral role in Charlotte Stone's life for decades. She was first introduced to the practice in 1973 while a student at the University of Zurich - and then some 20+ years later, opened The Stone Center for Yoga & Health in Teaneck, New Jersey. Spend the next 30 minutes listening to this soft-spoken, passionate, woman share her adaptive yoga style and path of self discovery with warmth, compassion and humor. You'll feel your body relax and your stresses melt away.

Jun 9, 2015

Jessica Oliveira

Jessica.jpgJessica Oliveira's goal is to educate and empower women who don't have the resources we take for granted. And to that end, the OB-GYN Physician Assistant with a Masters in Medical Education, is involved with Saving Mothers. The aim of this non-profit is to eradicate preventable maternal deaths and birth related complications in the developing world. In 2013 Jessica became the Guatemala Program Coordinator and then last year launched The Saving Mothers School of POWHER - Providing Outreach in Women's Health and Educational Resources. Tune in to meet this committed and compassionate go-getter.

Dec 9, 2014

Kelsey Crowe

Picofme.jpgWhat if you find yourself faced with a life altering situation with no resources - no one to lean on, or help you navigate those rough waters? That's exactly what happened to Kelsey Crowe. When she was 21, Kelsey lost her mother and only known relative, to mental illness. Falling apart and losing your core, can be a tall order. This prompted her to write an instructional manual - and....thus Help Each Other Out was born. Sometime later, Help Each Other Out, the organization was formed. Its goal is to bring empathy into public spaces with art and conversation. You'll want to listen to this conversation.

Oct 14, 2014

Karen Pearl

KarenPearl.jpgWith a small but dedicated professional staff and 8,000 volunteers, God's Love We Deliver provides 4,600 meals each weekday to people in the New York City metropolitan area who are too sick to shop or cook for themselves. The person overseeing this critical lifeline is President and CEO Karen Pearl. Learn all about this amazing operation that's been around for 30 years.

Oct 7, 2014

Carrie Rich

CarrieRichHeadShot.jpgYoung people can change the world, especially when they're matched with experienced leaders. That's the philosophy behind the Global Good Fund, founded in 2011 by Carrie Rich, who has worked tirelessly to make the world a better place. Her grit, determination, and refusal to take 'no' for an answer makes her a real force to be reckoned with. Tune in and be inspired.

Jun 24, 2014

Janet Hoffman

sevensteps2.jpgJanet Hoffman is one of the more than 6 million people who have learned the Transcendental Meditation technique. She subsequently became a teacher and for 30 years, directed and taught at the New York City TM Centers. Janet is currently the Executive Director of the TM Program for Women Professionals and also writes about consciousness and its relevance to women's emotional, mental and physical health. Sit back, listen and relax.

Jun 10, 2014

Dr. Faye Feller

faye-feller.jpgFaye Feller knew very early on she wanted to be a doctor. Her determination, commitment and hard work paid off. Since June, 2013, Dr. Feller has been an Instructor in the Leukemia Department of New York City's Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, the number 2 cancer hospital in the country. Learn all about a work-day in the life of a research doctor - who has to marry the scientific with the emotional.

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