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THE MATRIARCHITECTS podcast and platform highlights the change-makers who are building a culture that respects, values, and celebrates women. Hear the voices of people who are creating a cultural shift in our attitudes toward women, and who are using their vision, gifts, and talents to make our world a better place for people of all genders. These individuals and their stories offer an antidote to the hard times we live in, showing us that new ways of seeing and being are not only possible but are already here.

THE MATRIARCHITECTS podcast and platform highlights the change-makers who are building a culture that respects, values, and celebrates women. Hear the voices of people who are creating a cultural shift in our attitudes toward women, and who are using their vision, gifts, and talents to make our world a better place for people of all genders. These individuals and their stories offer an antidote to the hard times we live in, showing us that new ways of seeing and being are not only possible but are already here.
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THE MATRIARCHITECTS podcast and platform highlights the change-makers who are building a culture that respects, values, and celebrates women. Hear the voices of people who are creating a cultural shift in our attitudes toward women, and who are using their vision, gifts, and talents to make our world a better place for people of all genders. These individuals and their stories offer an antidote to the hard times we live in, showing us that new ways of seeing and being are not only possible but are already here.

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English


Episodes

Nishta J. Mehra—Writing At The Intersection Of Myriad Identities

3/4/2019
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Nishta J. Mehra is the author of the new book BROWN WHITE BLACK: An American Family at the Intersection of Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Religion. She is also the proud first-generation daughter of Indian immigrants and a longtime educator. We talked about her book, interracial adoption, gender fluidity, and gendered expectations surrounding hair. Nishta also discussed the need for other communities of color to work against anti-blackness and both the frustration and the freedom of making it...

Duration:00:47:52

Adiba Nelson—Why Inclusion and Representation Matters

2/14/2019
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Adiba Nelson is a writer, author, performer, mom, wife, and occasional rabble-rouser. Adiba spoke about her work to increase inclusivity and representation of children with disabilities to children’s literature and television programming; about her burlesque performances and honest personal essays and how they offer those watching and listening permission to live their truths; and about the need for collective outrage at the societal mistreatment of black women and all women of color so...

Duration:00:51:00

Jade Beall—The Healing & Transformational Power of Photography

1/28/2019
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Jade Beall is a world-renowned photographer whose projects, including The Beautiful Body Project and The Bodies of Mothers, have transformed perceptions of beauty. We talked about perceptions of the bodies of women, mothers, and elders; the need for body liberation; and the healing power of photography.

Duration:00:44:35