Apr 28, 2020

Sara Gould - Feminist Leader, Social Justice Activist, Philanthropist

Simply put, Sara Gould is a powerhouse! A committed, tireless advocate for social justice, Sara's a past President and CEO of the Ms. Foundation for Women. She's also the Chair of the Board of Directors of the National Immigration Law Center. Sara co-founded and co-directed the Steinem Initiative at Smith College, a pilot program that focuses on using women's and gender history as an organizing tool to empower current social justice movements. There's more! So join us for one inspiring conversation!

Apr 21, 2020

Nora McInerny - Author, Humorist, Podcast Host

Here comes another accomplished, creative, woman. Nora McInerny is an author, humorist, podcast host, founder of the non-profit, Still Kickin'. Her most recent novel, BAD MOMS, is based on the 2016 blockbuster movie of the same. Her memoirs, IT'S OKAY TO LAUGH and NO HAPPY ENDINGS, chronicle 2014, when in the span of just 6 weeks, she had a miscarriage, her father died of cancer and her husband succumbed to a brain tumor. Plenty to talk about??? You bet!

Apr 14, 2020

Claudia Coenen - Grief Counselor, Author, Teacher

In these unprecedented times, who better to have a conversation with then a Certified Grief Counselor? Claudia Coenen, who has a Masters in Transpersonal Psychology, is the author of 2 books:  "The Creative Toolkit for Working with Grief and  Bereavement: A Practitioner's Guide" and - "Shattered by Grief: Picking up the Pieces to Become Whole Again." Claudia has also developed Karuna Cards, which provide creative ways to deal with grief and difficult life decisions. This is truly a conversation that none of us can afford to miss.

Apr 7, 2020

Cait Cortelyou - Producer & Star of ASK FOR JANE

We know you're going to enjoy 'meeting' actress Cait Cortelyou, star of ASK FOR JANE, who also happens to be the creator and producer of this award-winning, indie movie. It's based on the true story of an underground abortion network that began on the campus of the University of Chicago in the 1960s. On the small screen, Cait made her debut in the Emmy Award-winning series "The Knick," and has appeared on the CBS hit "Bull." She was also part of the cast of the Off-Broadway's "Sleep No More," and is a member of the Leadership team of The Shelter, a long-running indie theater company in New York City.

Mar 31, 2020

Luchina Fisher - Writer, Director, Producer

Award-winning writer, director, producer - all three apply to Luchina Fisher.  She began her career as a journalist, has co-authored and ghost-written several books, has written and produced several national televised documentaries, and the critically acclaimed feature documentary, BIRTHRIGHT: A WAR STORY.  Luchina is also directing, MAMA GLORIA. It tells the story of a 74 year old transgender woman who started a charm school for homeless transgender youth.  Join us for an emotional, honest, powerful conversation with this talented woman.

Mar 24, 2020

June Millington - Musician, Singer, Composer, Co-founder of Institute for the Musical Arts

Talk about a creative woman! June Millington, who Guitar Play Magazine called "one of the hottest female guitarists in the industry," has been a force in the music world since the 60s. Her band Fanny, was one of the first all women's rock bands to be signed to a major label (Reprise). Fanny played with such major artists as Chicago, BB King, the Kinks, Ike & Tina Turner to name just a few - showing that women could do more than just sing - they could write and play passionate rock 'n' roll. We cover a lot of history - in this wide-ranging, fascinating conversation!

Mar 17, 2020

Colleen Thomas, Choreographer/Dancer/Performance Artist/Teacher

For Colleen Thomas it's all about movement and communication. A New York-based choreographer and performance artist, her company Colleen Thomas Dance has presented its work in Hong Kong, Estonia, Venezuela, Peru, Brazil, Russia and of course New York City. Colleen, whose work often focuses on women and human perception and perspective, is also a Full Professor of Professional Practice and Manhattan's Barnard College.

Mar 10, 2020

Elizabeth Williamson, Director, Dramaturg, Theatrical Literary Advisor

It's not often a woman's name appears next to the director credit. However, that's not the case when it comes to Elizabeth Williamson. Not only does she have a long list of credits to her name, Elizabeth also happens to be the Associate Artistic Director at Hartford Stage. And...she's also a dramaturg and theatrical literary advisor, who researches, adapts and interprets scripts, which she did for the Tony Award winning musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, The Flamingo Kid at Hartford, The Inheritance at the Young Vic/West End and many more. There's a lot to talk about in this conversation with such an accomplished, passionate, creative woman.

Mar 2, 2020

Min Jung Kim, Museum Director

Min Jung Kim's passion for and commitment to the art world is a rich and rewarding one. She happens to be the Director and CEO of Connecticut's 118 year old New Britain Museum of American Art, the oldest such museum in the country. Min has developed a series of exhibitions aimed at expanding the definition of American Art while reaching and engaging a broad and diverse audience.  You'll want to listen as Min takes us on both her personal and professional journeys.

Feb 25, 2020

Yilian Cañizares, Violinist, Singer, Composer

You are about to meet and get to know Yilian Canizares, a truly fascinating, unique, multi-talented violinist, vocalist and composer who makes beautiful music by artfully blending jazz, classical and her Afro-Cuban roots with her unique voice. Yilian's songs range from the poignant to the exuberant. Her warmth, enthusiasm and honesty are palpable and....contagious. You'll be hooked!

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