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A lawyer-turned-poet and twice a finalist for the National Book Award, Monica Youn reveals why she felt the need to leave the legal field for creat...

  • Added: May 23, 2019
  • Length: 29:00
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The late Wangari Maathai was a biologist, environmentalist, and the first African woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize. She was born under British colo...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
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Looking back on the midterm elections, we ask the tough questions about white women voters and race, then get introduced to the hi-pinky salute acr...

Bought by KDNK

  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sarah Sentilles and Eugenie Scott
Interviews with Sarah Sentilles, author of Breaking Up With God: A Love Story and Eugenie Scott, former executive director of the National Center f...

Bought by WETS

  • Added: Jul 23, 2018
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Eleni Sikelianos, poet
Eleni Sikelianos explores the evolution of the human body.

Bought by KUER, KALW, KENW, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 04:00
  • Purchases: 4
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An innocent woman discusses re-entering her world outside of prison. She addresses the painful time spent away from her children and new possibilit...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 04:56
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This week on The Rough Draft Diaries, you'll meet Megan Yasu Davis. Megan is the founder of The Kitchen Salon, a natural and locked hair resource f...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio

  • Added: May 15, 2017
  • Length: 06:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Host Jack Russell Weinstein visits with Peter de Marneffe, Professor of Philosophy at Arizona State University. He writes about liberty and libera...

Bought by WMUU-LP

  • Added: Oct 01, 2016
  • Length: 55:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kathryn Smith
The Glass Ceiling: That’s a term that’s been bandied about for some time. Those women who reach the top of their field whether it’s in business or ...

Bought by KCBX

  • Added: Sep 20, 2016
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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High School Senior, Eavan Burke, had a life changing experience on the tea plantations of Kenya, Africa. She decided to aid to the workers by creat...

Bought by WAMC

  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 04:52
  • Purchases: 1
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High-profile cases have recently put campus sexual assault in the spotlight. One question that has repeatedly come up: why are these cases being ha...

Bought by NPR Illinois, WDCB, WMUU-LP, WNPR, Northeast Indiana Public Radio and more

  • Added: Sep 23, 2015
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Patricia Barber is joined by Jazz Double Bassist Patrick Mulcahy and Classical Bassist Andy Anderson to explore the floor of music, the Double Bass...

Bought by KMXT

  • Added: Apr 21, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 1
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This Women's Words features Terri Falsani reading her poem "Barred Owl."

Bought by KSRQ

  • Added: Dec 15, 2014
  • Length: 02:27
  • Purchases: 1
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A narrative weaving together the voices and stories of women who, by choice or chance, do not have children and what they are doing with their love...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2014
  • Length: 15:41
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Everyone has a birthday, but the day's meaning changes over time. In this episode, we look at life from 21st and 94th birthdays.

  • Added: Feb 20, 2014
  • Length: 10:53
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One of the most important writers of the Black Arts Movement, Sonia Sanchez recently completed her term as Philadelphia's first Poet Laureate. This...

Bought by WVAS and WJCU

  • Added: Feb 14, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 2
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When it comes to what society finds attractive many factors play a role. Evolutionarily speaking we tend to be attracted to symmetry, and markers t...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2013
  • Length: 07:20
Caption: Peggy Shumaker
Peggy Shumaker, Alaska's State Writer Laureate, 2010-2012, is adept at capturing the beauty of landscapes, both internal and external. She reads fr...

Bought by WJCU

  • Added: Jul 24, 2013
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 1
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An exploration of victim blaming attitudes towards sexual assault victims.

  • Added: May 01, 2013
  • Length: 30:00
Caption: Sally Kempton
The Opening Door with Wendy Strgar, Loveologist, entrepreneur, & educator, is a joyful refocusing on love as the transformative force of life. The ...

Bought by WJFF

  • Added: Apr 11, 2013
  • Length: 27:12
  • Purchases: 1
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Is the concept of 'wife' an outmoded relic of our chauvinistic past?

Bought by KOJB 90.1 FM The eagle, KZYX, RadioFreePalmer, WCPN, and more

  • Added: Mar 11, 2013
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 12
Caption: Sarita Meena is 12 years old. She lives in a remote village in northwestern India and is part of the first generation of girls in the village to go to school and have aspirations of economic independence.  , Credit: Priyanka Pacahuli
India has come under close scrutiny lately for its poor treatment of women and girls. Yet, this is a time when a growing number of women are enjoyi...

Bought by KSFR, New Hampshire Public Radio, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KUT and more

  • Added: Mar 11, 2013
  • Length: 11:03
  • Purchases: 7
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LouAnn Shepard Muhm is a widely published poet and teacher living in northern Minnesota. She has been featured in the series "What Li...

  • Added: Jan 24, 2013
  • Length: 01:38
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Conversations with people who take a DIY approach to science and to life: DIY biologists working to democratize the lab, a single mom who says some...

Bought by, KUT, KUOW, WYSO, and WRVO Public Media

  • Added: Apr 19, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 5
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In this special anthology, we explore how women writers foster community across boundaries. Novelist Lisa See shares stories about Chinese women wr...

Bought by WJCU

  • Added: Mar 21, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1