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Listen, Ladies

Ingrid Nilsen & Cat Valdes

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Listen, Ladies
Listen, Ladies

Listen, Ladies

Ingrid Nilsen & Cat Valdes

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Listen, Ladies is a podcast by ladies, for ladies (and gentlemen) featuring interviews with experts and innovators in a broad range of fields internationally. The podcast highlight current events and issues, breakthroughs in the arts and academic communities, as well as women making an extraordinary impact in their fields. Hosted by journalist and international relations scholar Maryalice Aymong, Listen, Ladies is a division of Women Across Frontiers, a global digital non-profit publication which seeks to raise awareness of women's rights issues and other topics that are relevant to women's careers and lifestyles.

Latest Episodes

What is a community organizer?

If you hear "community organizer," and know that it was President Obama's first step into bringing people together, but still feel unclear on what the job entails, this is the episode for you. Esther Beard is a community organizer and joins the podcast to discuss her role in helping people learn how they can bring about real and meaningful change in their own communities. She also talks about how those who want to make a difference can make sure they are having a positive impact.

28 MINAUG 2
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What is a community organizer?

Stitching Change

Rakmi Shaiza is the founder of Stitching Change, a social enterprise designed to empower refugee women in the Kansas City area. Shaiza discusses the program's mission to teach valuable skills in creating unique items and developing the financial knowledge to sell the creations. More broadly, Shaiza shares her insights on the challenges facing the women involved in the program, and the incredible potential they have to contribute to their communities.

51 MINMAY 6
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Stitching Change

Protecting the National Parks

Beth Shott is a criminal investigator with the Investigative Services Branch of the National Parks Service. She joins the podcast amid the government shutdown to discuss the impact on a professional and personal level. In addition, Shott shares her winding path into law enforcement, and views whether women in her field face unique challenges.

50 MINJAN 21
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Protecting the National Parks

Let's Talk Sports!

Come one, come all! Whether you know every team in major sports, or none of them, you'll want to hear from WFAN's Maggie Gray. On this episode, Maggie joins to discuss her career path, navigating the male-dominated world of sports broadcasting, and what drives her to get out of bed in the morning.

51 MIN2018 DEC 5
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Let's Talk Sports!

The Rohingya Crisis: Part Two

One year after first joining the podcast, international relations scholar Mayesha Alam returns to discuss her latest reporting on the crisis facing the Rohingya community in Myanmar. While global awareness has wained, the United Nations reports that forced displacement and violence against the Rohingya has led to a refugee population of close to one million people. Women and girls are in particular danger of trafficking, even after they reach refugee camps.

57 MIN2018 NOV 5
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The Rohingya Crisis: Part Two

Teacher of the Year

Mandy Manning was recently honored as the National Teacher of the Year recipient for 2018. During her career as an educator, she has made an incredible impact on young people, many of whom were new to the United States as refugees and immigrants. Manning joins the podcast to discuss what brought her to teaching, what she has learned from her students, and how she made sure her students had a voice when she was honored at the White House.

33 MIN2018 JUL 27
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Teacher of the Year

Eleanor Roosevelt: Beyond the White House

Author Susan Quinn joins the podcast to discuss her fascinating book, Eleanor and Hick:The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady. Quinn's immense research highlights Roosevelt's relationship with Lorena Hickok, whom she initially encountered when Hickok was working as a reporter. Their relationship has been somewhat lost to history, but Quinn brings their romance and friendship to life in our interview and in the book. Her text is also set to become a TV series.

34 MIN2018 JUN 18
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Eleanor Roosevelt: Beyond the White House

Marijuana Monday

Hillary Peckham is the co-founder and COO of Etain Health, the first and only all-women founded medical marijuana business in New York. Peckham talks to Listen, Ladies about misconceptions about marijuana, the conditions it can be used to address, and the challenges of running a business focused on a product that is not legal on the federal level.

33 MIN2018 MAY 14
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Marijuana Monday

Ladies on the Ballot

Journalist Emma Margolin joins the podcast to discuss her reporting on the surge in female candidates for local, state, and national political offices. While the expertise and enthusiasm they bring is essential, Emma's feature article for Politico Magazine delves into the often unexpected challenges they confront. This includes threats and intimidation both in-person and on social media. We discuss how training and recruitment organizations are approaching this issue in the #MeToo era.

26 MIN2018 APR 23
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Ladies on the Ballot

Physicist Ballerina Charts Her Own Path

Merritt Moore, is a trailblazer in two extremely demanding fields: ballet and quantum physics. On the podcast, she talks to Maryalice about the challenges of pursuing both dreams, why she tried to quit ballet but kept coming back, and how she is working to inspire young girls to think big and outside the box. And an added bonus, Merritt is also committed to making it to outer space and doing the legwork to make it happen.

42 MIN2018 APR 9
Comments
Physicist Ballerina Charts Her Own Path

Latest Episodes

What is a community organizer?

If you hear "community organizer," and know that it was President Obama's first step into bringing people together, but still feel unclear on what the job entails, this is the episode for you. Esther Beard is a community organizer and joins the podcast to discuss her role in helping people learn how they can bring about real and meaningful change in their own communities. She also talks about how those who want to make a difference can make sure they are having a positive impact.

28 MINAUG 2
Comments
What is a community organizer?

Stitching Change

Rakmi Shaiza is the founder of Stitching Change, a social enterprise designed to empower refugee women in the Kansas City area. Shaiza discusses the program's mission to teach valuable skills in creating unique items and developing the financial knowledge to sell the creations. More broadly, Shaiza shares her insights on the challenges facing the women involved in the program, and the incredible potential they have to contribute to their communities.

51 MINMAY 6
Comments
Stitching Change

Protecting the National Parks

Beth Shott is a criminal investigator with the Investigative Services Branch of the National Parks Service. She joins the podcast amid the government shutdown to discuss the impact on a professional and personal level. In addition, Shott shares her winding path into law enforcement, and views whether women in her field face unique challenges.

50 MINJAN 21
Comments
Protecting the National Parks

Let's Talk Sports!

Come one, come all! Whether you know every team in major sports, or none of them, you'll want to hear from WFAN's Maggie Gray. On this episode, Maggie joins to discuss her career path, navigating the male-dominated world of sports broadcasting, and what drives her to get out of bed in the morning.

51 MIN2018 DEC 5
Comments
Let's Talk Sports!

The Rohingya Crisis: Part Two

One year after first joining the podcast, international relations scholar Mayesha Alam returns to discuss her latest reporting on the crisis facing the Rohingya community in Myanmar. While global awareness has wained, the United Nations reports that forced displacement and violence against the Rohingya has led to a refugee population of close to one million people. Women and girls are in particular danger of trafficking, even after they reach refugee camps.

57 MIN2018 NOV 5
Comments
The Rohingya Crisis: Part Two

Teacher of the Year

Mandy Manning was recently honored as the National Teacher of the Year recipient for 2018. During her career as an educator, she has made an incredible impact on young people, many of whom were new to the United States as refugees and immigrants. Manning joins the podcast to discuss what brought her to teaching, what she has learned from her students, and how she made sure her students had a voice when she was honored at the White House.

33 MIN2018 JUL 27
Comments
Teacher of the Year

Eleanor Roosevelt: Beyond the White House

Author Susan Quinn joins the podcast to discuss her fascinating book, Eleanor and Hick:The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady. Quinn's immense research highlights Roosevelt's relationship with Lorena Hickok, whom she initially encountered when Hickok was working as a reporter. Their relationship has been somewhat lost to history, but Quinn brings their romance and friendship to life in our interview and in the book. Her text is also set to become a TV series.

34 MIN2018 JUN 18
Comments
Eleanor Roosevelt: Beyond the White House

Marijuana Monday

Hillary Peckham is the co-founder and COO of Etain Health, the first and only all-women founded medical marijuana business in New York. Peckham talks to Listen, Ladies about misconceptions about marijuana, the conditions it can be used to address, and the challenges of running a business focused on a product that is not legal on the federal level.

33 MIN2018 MAY 14
Comments
Marijuana Monday

Ladies on the Ballot

Journalist Emma Margolin joins the podcast to discuss her reporting on the surge in female candidates for local, state, and national political offices. While the expertise and enthusiasm they bring is essential, Emma's feature article for Politico Magazine delves into the often unexpected challenges they confront. This includes threats and intimidation both in-person and on social media. We discuss how training and recruitment organizations are approaching this issue in the #MeToo era.

26 MIN2018 APR 23
Comments
Ladies on the Ballot

Physicist Ballerina Charts Her Own Path

Merritt Moore, is a trailblazer in two extremely demanding fields: ballet and quantum physics. On the podcast, she talks to Maryalice about the challenges of pursuing both dreams, why she tried to quit ballet but kept coming back, and how she is working to inspire young girls to think big and outside the box. And an added bonus, Merritt is also committed to making it to outer space and doing the legwork to make it happen.

42 MIN2018 APR 9
Comments
Physicist Ballerina Charts Her Own Path