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Nov 6, 2017

Bloomberg Businessweek writer Claire Vernon Suddath joins the podcast to talk about her article, "My Big House: My family once enslaved people. What do I do about that?" Through a deep dive into her own family's connections to the Civil War era, Suddath raises important questions about how slavery and the entrenched...


Oct 23, 2017

Journalist and author Katherine Zoepf joins the podcast to discuss social change in Saudi Arabia, and the country's lifting of a ban that prevented women from driving. Zoepf has done in-depth reporting throughout the Middle East for the New Yorker and other publications, specifically focusing on the experiences of women.


Oct 9, 2017

We welcome Briana Mawby to Listen, Ladies. She is the 2017 Hillary Rodham Clinton Research Fellow at the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace, and Security. Briana's research focuses on Nepal in the aftermath of the 2015 earthquake, particularly the incredible contributions made by Nepali women as the country recovers,...


Sep 25, 2017

Hands Up Foundation Managing Director, Rose Lukas, joins the podcast to talk about her organization's innovative approach to raising funds for victims of the crisis in Syria. Hint: you'll need a group of friends and some culinary inspiration! Plus, a call for ideas for another Listen, Ladies book club selection.


Sep 11, 2017

Mariam Jalabi is Director of the Syrian National Coalition's office at the United Nations, the largest political opposition group of the Syrian Revolution. Jalabi joins the podcast to discuss the current landscape of the crisis in Syria, and the advocacy movement working to ensure that women play a crucial role in...