Although Womankind is an international podcast, this episode is a love letter to Buffalo, NY! Jessie Fisher, executive director of Preservation Buffalo Niagara, is here to discuss preserving historic buildings, the importance of walk-able neighborhoods, and how preservation can help save our planet.
In this episode, Chelsea VonChaz, founder and “She-EO” of Happy Period, discusses menstrual equity and the ways her organization is working to ensure that all women have access to menstrual products.
This special episode of Womankind was recorded at a live event called Sip, Shop, Support at Pearl Street Grill and Brewery in Buffalo, NY. Host Kelsey Novits moderates a panel discussion with Elisabeth Marino of Sales Dynamo Consulting, Jackie McGriff of Jackie Photography, and Lindsey Zajac of Ahern, Murphy, and Associates.
Donna Sager Cowan is a children’s author who has set out to empower young people to think for themselves, gain independence, and face their fears. Her book, With the Courage of a Mouse, explores these themes. Donna also gives advice for how to face fear of abandonment and go from “fear to fierce”.
Jessie Stegner identifies herself as a comedy writer. She is currently working in television, but has extensive experience in improv and stand-up. We discuss some of the benefits and drawbacks of being a woman in these fields.
Upon giving birth to her first child, Chris Belin found herself crippled by postpartum depression and going back to her 9-5 was out of the question. Since then, Chris has built a career as a network marketer that meets her needs and allows her to have the life she wants—and she shares her journey here!
This episode is a celebration of friendships between women! This episode digs deep into host Kelsey’s friend group, a group of friends who met through their experiences with cancer, and a discussion of friendships between women and men.
Eunha So started playing piano at six years old. Now, she is a jazz pianist who has spent time in both Denver and New York. In this episode, she discusses her experiences as a woman in the jazz music scene.
Alex, Lauren, and Megan are the founders of a business called The Armourie. The Armourie specializes in helping women celebrate each other in empowering ways through breaking down stereotypes and redefining what a traditional bachelorette party theme looks like.
The last thing that Amy Lipman expected to hear at age 29 was a blood cancer diagnosis. Years later, Amy is in remission (yay!) and is on Womankind sharing her wisdom. We discuss the life-changing aspects of illness at a young age along with many universal lessons.