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Listen, Ladies

Feb 19, 2018

Journalist and friend of the pod, Emma Margolin, joins Maryalice to guest co-host this week's edition. The ladies chat with self-described "natural-born extrovert," Whitnie Narcisse, about her role at First Round, an innovative venture capital firm with a key focus on developing meaningful mentor-mentee...


Feb 5, 2018

Luisa Kislinger is a former career diplomat of the Venezuelan Foreign Services, and the founder and director of the women's NGO "Mujeres en Linea." Luisa joins the podcast to discuss the current economic and political situation unfolding in Venezuela, and how the lives of everyday citizens are affected. Former UN...


Jan 22, 2018

The New York Times' West Africa bureau chief joins the podcast for an insightful interview centered on her reporting in Nigeria. Dionne Searcey has spoken to numerous young women who managed to escape the horrors of Boko Haram, and are now working to overcome challenges and pursue their ambitions. Dionne's work gives...


Jan 8, 2018

Happy 2018! NYU Scholar Jorge Mora joins Listen, Ladies to talk about his groundbreaking project to bring healthcare services and raise awareness about the importance of health literacy in his home country, Ecuador. His perspectives and experience are highly relevant in the broader conversation about global health and...


Dec 11, 2017

Author Liza Jessie Petersen joins the podcast to discuss her experiences as a pre-GED teacher to young men embroiled in the criminal justice system. In her book, All Day: A Year of Love and Survival Teaching Incarcerated Kids at Rikers Island, Petersen shares insights on the daily lives of her students, her mission...