Jul 25, 2017

Civia Tamarkin

In her decades long career as an award-winning investigative journalist, former television executive and documentary filmmaker, much of Civia Tamarkin's focus has been on criminal and social justice. She's covered stories all around the world, including the fall of Vietnam. Her latest project is "Birthright: A War Story." This riveting, feature length documentary tells the story of "how women have become collateral damage in the aggressive campaign to take control of reproductive health care and to allow states, courts and religious doctrine to govern whether, when and how women will bear children." This is yet another conversation you can't afford to miss.

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May 9, 2017

Verky Baldonado, Editor-At-Large

With a readership of 2 million, Latina Magazine is the largest women’s magazine edited by and for Latin women. It’s the flagship property of Latina Media Venture which, “remains completely focused on celebrating the culture, honoring the past and enriching the future of Latina women in the U.S.” VerkyBaldonado, who has been part of the LMV family since 2009, was named Latina’s Fashion Director in 2013. She has since taken on a more global role as Latina Media Venture’s Editor-At-Large. Join us and get to know this accomplished, engaging, creative woman.

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Apr 11, 2017

Kate White, New York Times Bestselling Author

We cover a lot of territory in our conversation with  Kate White.  She's the New York Times bestselling author of 11 works of fiction - six of which are part of the Bailey Wiggins mysteries series. The others are psychological thrillers. Kate's also the author of popular career books for women. And, as editor-in-chief of "Cosmopolitan" magazine for 14 years, she's got the street cred. You won't want to miss this honest and wide-ranging 30 minutes.

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Feb 14, 2017

Lori Sokol, PhD., Executive Director of Women’s eNews

Lori Sokol's list of credentials is long and impressive. A psychologist, scholar, writer, mover and shaker, Lori is President of Sokol Media, which publishes a variety of business magazines that advocate for diversity in the workplace. She is also Executive Director of Women's eNews. Founded in 1999, its mission is to 'report stories of women and girls to create a more equitable world, a world that honors, respects and supports the lives of women and girls.' The match is a perfect one, since Lori is, someone who has, "dedicated my entire career to advocating for gender rights through the media."

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Dec 13, 2016

Pat Battle, Television News Reporter

Veteran award winning television reporter Pat Battle is a human dynamo. WNBC-TV's senior New Jersey correspondent, she's been covering numerous breaking news stories with her uniquely personal touch since joining the station in 1996. Pat won a national Emmy and Edward R. Murrow award as part of Channel 4's team coverage of Hurricane Sandy in 2102. She also co-anchors WNBC's Weekend Today. Pat has been recognized for lending both her voice and support to numerous public service organizations across the tri-state. This is one engaging, frank, funny and fascinating conversation.

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Nov 1, 2016

TD Mitchell, Playwright

TD Mitchell shares her passion and talent for storytelling and advocacy through several channels. She is perhaps best known as a writer and story editor for the acclaimed TV series "Army Wives." TD is also a playwright. The world premier of "Queens for a Year," which opened the 2016-2017 season at Hartford Stages, focuses on four generations of women who served in the Marine Corps. The play is riveting, thought-provoking and sobering. We cover a lot of ground in 30 minutes.

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Oct 4, 2016

Debbie Irwin, Voice Over Artist

Her face may not be familiar, but her voice is. A successful and much-in-demand versatile voice over artist, Debbie Irwin's the voice of the Statue of Liberty, has been featured on countless radio and tv commercials, sales and marketing videos, corporate and medical narrations, on hold message and phone prompts, as well as live announcing and museum audio tours. Listen in as Debbie talks about her varied and versatile career.

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Aug 2, 2016

Alexis Okeowo, Journalist

What's it like working as a foreign correspondent? You're about to find out. Alexis Okeowo spent a good part of her career in Nigeria, Uganda and Mexico freelancing for various publications/organizations, including the New York Times Magazine, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Financial Times and the international news agency, Agence France-Press. Alexis, who joined the New Yorker as a staff writer in 2015, is working on a book: A Moonless, Starless Sky: Womoen and Men Fighting Extremism in Africa. She shares the challenges and rewards of global reporting as a woman in what's typically thought of as a man's world.

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Jun 7, 2016

Allison Orenstein, Photographer

Allison Michael Orenstein's love affair with a camera began when she was 15 and has been going strong ever since. The New York City-based portrait photographer's work has graced the covers and pages of "Vanity Fair," "Esquire," "People," "Vogue," "Elle," "New York" Magazine, "Art Forum," "The Wall Street Journal," "The Hollywood Reporter," "Billboard," and "Town & Country." She's photographed such notables as Chuck Close, Philip Glass, Stella McCartney, John Waters, Billy Crudup, Amy Schumer - the list goes on and on. Enjoy meeting and hearing from this passionate and very creative woman.

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May 10, 2016

Amy Lawrence, Sports Talk Radio Host

How many women do you know who host their own weekly sports show? Well, you're about to meet one. A pioneer of sports radio and tv, Amy Lawrence brings her passion, talent and take to "After Hours with Amy Lawrence," a four-hour late night program which airs on CBS Sports Radio, the country's largest 24/7 major market radio network. Before joining CBS, Amy spent 9 years at ESPN Radio and had the distinction of being its only regular female host. Amy doesn't hold back - she shares the highs, lows, good, bad and ugly about what it's like being a woman working in a male-dominated world.

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