Suniti Thapa follows her passion wherever it leads her. She left her job in banking to pursue her dreams of creating a non-profit to help guard children from sexual abuse in her home country of Nepal, creating a company to showcase Himalayan tea, and learning about design.
Journey Gunderson is the Executive Director of The National Comedy Center in Jamestown, NY. Journey shares her experiences interacting with comics and her personal experiences in getting the center up and running. We also discuss the controversial phrase “female comic”.
Solange Castro is an LA-based comic with a very unique background, traveling from Berkley to New Haven to attend Yale. She has been in the comedy world for many years and has seen the ebb and flow of how women have been treated in the industry.
Shannon Bryant, founder of Stay Awhile, calls herself a “heart counselor”. Through her de-cluttering business, she helps people heal both their internal and external environments.
Womankind’s guest this episode is Christina Shaw, photographer and creative coach. Along with her husband Brian, Christina is one-half of the photography duo Shaw Photography Co. and now has a solo business venture called Aligned and Kind.
Cheryl Chambers is a Licensed Mental Heath Counselor and a person who suffers from a chronic illness. We openly talk about mental health in an effort to dispel some of the stigmas associated with it. Cheryl also outlines what it’s like to be a person with a chronic illness and offers some coping mechanisms for women who may be suffering in a similar way.
Womankind’s first episode of Season 2 features Mary Odden, self-identified gamer. Kelsey and Mary discuss the complications women face in this vast world and the significance of existing.
Maureen Darcey, a certified nurse midwife, joins Womankind to discuss her experiences guiding women through their birthing experiences for the past several decades. Maureen emphasizes the importance of a woman’s choice in healthcare. This episode is dedicated to Maureen’s mother, Dorothy Sullivan.
The world of jazz is dominated by men. However, Denver-based musician Annie Booth is making a name for herself as a pianist and composer. Annie discusses her musical background and the importance of getting girls interested in music at an early age and keeping that passion burning.