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You are a business owner who wants to prioritize people and planet over profits (without sacrificing success). That can feel lonely—but you are not alone! Join host Becky Mollenkamp for in-depth conversations with experts and other founders about how to build a more equitable world through entrepreneurship. It’s time to change the business landscape for good!

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You are a business owner who wants to prioritize people and planet over profits (without sacrificing success). That can feel lonely—but you are not alone! Join host Becky Mollenkamp for in-depth conversations with experts and other founders about how to build a more equitable world through entrepreneurship. It’s time to change the business landscape for good!

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Summer Break: Values-Aligned Marketing

7/16/2024
Feminist Founders is on summer break between seasons. But we're not leaving dead air. Please enjoy this episode of Listeners to Leads with Alesia Galati in which Becky Mollenkamp shares how she approaches aligning a podcast marketing strategy with your values.

Duration:00:36:27

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Summer Break: Success on Substack

7/9/2024
Please take a listen to this episode of The Mindful Marketing Podcast with Andréa Jones in which Becky Mollenkamp, Kathleen Oh, and Tara McMullin discuss how they are using Substack in their businesses.

Duration:00:49:34

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Summer Break: Rethinking Burnout

7/2/2024
Rest coach Jordan Maney recently joined Becky Mollenkamp for a discussion about burnout. Maney’s work specifically addresses the connection between burnout and apathy, particularly for empathetic individuals who care about making a difference. This powerful conversation emphasizes the need to recognize and value invisible labor, critiques the current solutions offered for burnout, and calls for a more comprehensive approach to recovery. Becky and Jordan also highlight the societal conditioning that discourages individuals, especially women, from seeking support and setting boundaries., and the need for collective approaches to address burnout. Key Points: Highlights: 0:00 - Introduction and the Individualistic View of Burnout 2:50 - Invisible Labor and the Need to Value It 5:43 - The Ineffectiveness of Traditional Self-Care Approaches 8:51 - The Time and Effort Required for Burnout Recovery 10:56 - The Challenge of Letting Go and Setting Boundaries 16:25 - The Importance of Collective Support and Community 22:03 - Confronting Identity and Shifting Perspectives 26:35 - Redefining Self-Care as Self-Management and Self-Advocacy 28:32 - The Need for Comprehensive Change and Systemic Solutions 32:31 - The Slow Roast of Burnout Recovery 35:21 - The Role of a Lighthouse in Guiding Burnout Recovery 36:39 - Conclusion and Call to Action

Duration:00:39:10

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Introducing Messy Liberation

7/1/2024
The journey toward liberation is messy AF, and Taina Brown and Becky Mollenkamp are here for it! 💥 Join them for the Messy Liberation, a podcast about current events, politics, pop culture, and business through an intersectional feminist lens. Taina and Becky aren’t perfect activists or allies, so don’t expect polished and perfectly formulated conversations with 3-step solutions (that’s toxic capitalist BS anyway). 📣 Instead, listen in on their real-time, messy thoughts as they make sense of the world around them. If you’re sick of superficial approaches to business and personal challenges, then you’ll love the nuance they bring to every discussion. Messy Liberation will get you thinking, help you feel less alone in the mess of personal development and systems liberation, and educate and inspire you, no matter where you are on the journey. If you also want to create a more equitable world, check out Messy Liberation, available wherever you listen to podcasts, including Apple, Spotify, and YouTube. 🎧 LEARN MORE: WEBSITEINSTAGRAMTHREADSWEBSITEINSTAGRAMTHREADSFEMINIST FOUNDERS

Duration:00:01:37

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Summer Break: Public Speaking for Introverted Founders

6/25/2024
In this conversation, Mahlena-Rae Johnson joins Becky Mollenkamp to discuss public speaking for introverted CEOs. Mahlena-Rae emphasizes the importance of understanding introversion, and dispels the misconception that introverts are shy. She outlines a three-step process for introverted CEOs to excel in public speaking (relax, relate, and release). She also highlights the need for introverted CEOs to prioritize self-care and recovery after speaking engagements. Connect with Mahlena on LinkedIn Key takeaways: Highlights: 0:00 - Introduction and Background 2:51 - Public Speaking for Introverted CEOs 5:30 - Overcoming Shyness and Managing Vulnerability 8:45 - Dealing with Perfectionism 11:40 - The Importance of Recovery for Introverts 14:47 - Imposter Syndrome and Introverted CEOs 20:50 - Creating Accessible Speaking Environments 23:38 - Providing Support and Guidance for Speaker

Duration:00:28:21

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Summer Break: Ask a Feminist Coach

6/19/2024
SUMMER BREAK: Season 3 of Feminist Founders is coming in September featuring new interviews with more inspiring leaders. During the summer I'm bringing you some special content, starting with this conversation with my friend, feminist life coach Taina Brown. She asked a few months ago if I’d be game for “Ask a Feminist Coach” as a series for Feminist Founders. Of course I said, “hell yes!” So we asked for some questions, and jumped right in to tackle three of the questions. Then we decided we liked it so much that we are going to turn it into something even bigger and better — a brand new podcast called Messy Liberation (coming out in July 2024). Until then, I hope you’ll enjoy this conversation (or the transcript below).

Duration:00:34:25

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Doing Business Differently with Becky Mollenkamp

6/11/2024
NOTE: Feminist Founders is a listener-funded podcast. Your contributions enable me to continue bringing you these important conversations. To support the mission, sign up for a paid Substack subscription at https://feministfounders.substack.com/ In this special episode of Feminist Founders, host Becky Mollenkamp switches roles and is interviewed by her friend and communication strategist, Arden Evenson. Arden dives deep into Becky’s transformative approach to business coaching, including breaking down capitalist, patriarchal structures and building businesses that support your values and the people who work with you. Becky Mollenkamp (she/they) is a feminist business coach who helps entrepreneurs make the leap from "small business owner" to CEO without acting out of alignment with their values. Website | Instagram | Threads | TikTok | YouTube | Newsletter Discussed in this episode: Resource mentioned: Sustainable Business Blueprint Special Thanks: A big thank you to Arden Evenson for hosting this episode and facilitating an insightful conversation. Learn more about accountability coaching with host Becky Mollenkamp at https://beckymollenkamp.com

Duration:01:10:30

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Representing Change with Bianca Jordan

6/4/2024
NOTE: Feminist Founders is a listener-funded podcast. Your contributions enable me to continue bringing you these important conversations. To support the mission, sign up for a paid Substack subscription at https://feministfounders.substack.com/ SUMMARY: In this episode, Bianca Jordan, founder of Rebel Immigration, shares her journey from disillusionment with feminism to entrepreneurship. She discusses the impact of the pink pussy hat movement, her unconventional path from an MBA and JD to homelessness, and John Adams' influence on her legal career. Bianca delves into the necessity and tenacity driving her ventures, challenges in the legal industry, and misconceptions about immigration. She highlights racism in the immigration process and offers insights on how business owners can support immigrants. Additionally, she introduces her resources and approach to leadership. ----- Bianca Jordan (she/her) is the founder and CEO of Rebel Immigration, a legal education and consulting company that provides marketing and growth strategy to solo attorneys. Website | Instagram | LinkedIn | Threads Discussed in this episode: Resources mentioned: “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho“Shoe Dog” by Phil KnightGirl Scouts of the USA Learn more about accountability coaching with host Becky Mollenkamp at https://beckymollenkamp.com

Duration:01:04:00

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Advocating for Workers with Navruz Avloni

5/29/2024
NOTE: Feminist Founders is a listener-funded podcast. Your contributions enable me to continue bringing you these important conversations. To support the mission, sign up for a paid Substack subscription at https://feministfounders.substack.com/ SUMMARY: Navruz Avloni, a formidable attorney defending civil rights across California, discusses her path from a childhood in communist Uzbekistan to litigating high-profile cases like Diaz v. Tesla, advocating passionately for victims of workplace discrimination. She shares insights on leaving a partnership to start her own firm, navigating a male-dominated industry with feminist values, and the complex impacts of the #MeToo movement on legal practices. Navruz's story is not only inspiring but also a powerful call to challenge systemic injustices and transform the legal landscape. ----- Navruz Avloni (she/her) is a committed attorney and advocate who fights vigorously for important civil rights in courts throughout California. She is recognized for her ability to see the big picture in every case she litigates and for being a tenacious and passionate litigator for victims of sexual assault and wronged employees. She has a proven track record of obtaining favorable results for her clients in race discrimination, disability discrimination, sexual harassment, and whistleblower cases. In her over a decade of litigation experience, Navruz has represented clients in high-profile cases such as Kepnach, et al v. Four Barrel Coffee, Diaz v. Tesla, and Vaughn v. Tesla. Website | Instagram | Facebook | LinkedIn Discussed in this episode: Resources: Patrick LencioniDream Big and Win: Translating passion into purpose and creating a billion-dollar businessEmpower Work Learn more about accountability coaching with host Becky Mollenkamp at https://beckymollenkamp.com

Duration:01:00:34

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Fighting for Accessibility with Nichole Beiner Powell-Newman

5/21/2024
SUMMARY: Nichole Beiner Powell-Newman, an unwavering advocate for intersectional wellness and CEO of Nichole Gabrielle and Co., LLC. shares her transformative journey from law to leadership consulting, and back to blogging. We delve into the challenges of disability in traditional workspaces, visionary steps towards truly inclusive workplaces, and creating liberatory communities. Nichole challenges us to consider how ableism might infiltrate our business practices and invites us to turn our professed values into actionable, everyday guides. Join us for a conversation that redefines community and courage in leadership. Nichole Alcántara Beiner Powell-Newman (she/her) is an intersectional wellness advocate, speaker and consultant. She seeks equity, belonging and liberation at the crossroads of race, gender, and (dis)ability, through courageous conversations about lived truths, collective healing/care, and through community-centered action. She enjoys creating spaces that allow vulnerable explorations of unbridled joy for those who hold multiple marginalized identities and cultivating communities committed to intersectional belonging. Nichole serves as the CEO and Co-Founder of Nichole Gabrielle and Co., LLC, a Leadership and Culture Consultancy focused on creating cultures of belonging for people with marginalized identities. Using the skills she's gained from years of facilitation work, legal practice, and her own experiences as a disabled and chronically ill Afro-Latina, Nichole is able to help companies tackle systemic inequities, have hard conversations, and create spaces where people feel safe and confident that they can be their full selves. When she’s not spending time in community, Nichole enjoys reading, spending time with her husband, Vince, and learning about new foods and places. Lately, you can find her reconnecting with her roots in food anthropology, studying yoga philosophy, or planning out the big, beautiful life she believes we’re all deserving of. Website | Instagram | TikTok | LinkedIn Discussed in this episode: Resources mentioned: All the Black Girls Are ActivistsMelanin and MoxieSpoon TheorySusana BarkatakiThe Power of Sitting in the MessSins InvalidThe Myth of NormalParable of the SowerFeminist Book Club Learn more about accountability coaching with host Becky Mollenkamp at https://beckymollenkamp.com

Duration:01:07:21

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Creating Inclusive Communities with Mai Moore

5/14/2024
NOTE: Feminist Founders is a listener-funded podcast. Your contributions enable me to continue bringing you these important conversations. To support the mission, sign up for a paid Substack subscription at https://feministfounders.substack.com/ SUMMARY: In this episode of the Feminist Founders podcast, we chat with Mai Moore, founder of Boss Me In, exploring her shift from corporate leadership to championing values-aligned networking for Gen Z women. We discuss creating safer spaces and the unique challenges anti-capitalist startups face. Mai offers impactful leadership tips for building inclusive communities and navigating the non-traditional paths of mentorship and funding. Her insights inspire entrepreneurs to lead with authenticity and purpose, aiming to transform societal norms and foster real change in the business world. ----- Mai Moore (she/her) is an Award-Winning Social Impact Leader, Co-Founder of EYEJ: Empowering Youth, Exploring Justice; Founder of Setting Off Social Impact, and Boss Me In. Mai helped two tech start-ups go public; Travelzoo Inc. and United Online. She believes in diverse women, BIPOC persons, and our young people to help create a more equitable and inclusive world. Mai is from Cleveland Heights, Ohio. Website | LinkedIn Discussed this episode: Resources mentioned: Boss Me InEmpowering Youth, Exploring Justice“The Four Agreements” by don Miguel Ruiz Learn more about accountability coaching with host Becky Mollenkamp at https://beckymollenkamp.com

Duration:00:55:36

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Revolutionizing Business with Elisa Camahort Page

5/7/2024
NOTE: Feminist Founders is a listener-funded podcast. Your contributions enable me to continue bringing you these important conversations. To support the mission, sign up for a paid Substack subscription at https://feministfounders.substack.com/ ----- Elisa Camahort Page (she/her) is a fractional executive and strategic consultant who launches and scales businesses, products, and authentic user communities. Elisa was co-founder and COO of BlogHer, Inc. In that role, Elisa had oversight of the practices, policies, and procedures that modeled how organizations can build community, grow a business, and support inclusion in words and action. Since leaving the company that acquired BlogHer, Elisa has consulted with organizations to define and deliver on content, product, community, and communications strategies and resource plans that are in alignment with their brand values. A frequent public speaker, LinkedIn Learning course instructor, and freelance writer, Elisa is also the host of The Op-Ed Page podcast and the This Week-ish and Optionality newsletters on Substack, as well as the co-author of “Road Map for Revolutionaries: Resistance, Activism, and Advocacy for All.” Website | LinkedIn | Instagram | Threads | TikTok | Facebook Discussed in this episode: Resources mentioned: “Roadmap for Revolutionaries: Resistance, Activism and Advocacy for All,” by Elisa Camahort Page, Carolyn Gerin, and Jamia Wilson“The Man Who Broke Capitalism” by David GellesCenter for Reproductive RightsNational Network of Abortion FundsOur Hen House Learn more about accountability coaching with host Becky Mollenkamp at https://beckymollenkamp.com

Duration:01:10:45

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Making an Impact with Catharine Montgomery

4/30/2024
NOTE: Feminist Founders is a listener-funded podcast. Your contributions enable us to continue bringing you these important conversations. To support the mission and receive bonus content, sign up for a subscription at https://feministfounders.substack.com/ SUMMARY: In this episode of Feminist Founders, Catharine Montgomery, founder and CEO of Better Together, shares her journey of building sustainable change. She discusses her unexpected start in entrepreneurship with VC funding and the social impact her agency aims to achieve. Catharine navigates the challenges of transitioning from employee to business owner, overcoming imposter syndrome, and modeling equity and social justice in her business practices. She emphasizes the importance of mentoring, networking, and finding clients who align with Better Together's values. Through her experiences, Catharine provides valuable insights for entrepreneurs navigating similar paths, highlighting the intersection of feminism, entrepreneurship, and social change. Catharine Montgomery (she/her) is the founder and CEO of Better Together, a communications agency that galvanizes positive change for purpose-driven organizations through creative strategies, messaging and branding. Catharine’s vision for Better Together is to build a more just, environmentally sustainable world centered around human and labor rights, access to education, and healthcare for all through collaborative and creative communication campaigns. After spending nearly 15 years working in public relations, Catharine knows what truly drives results and leaves a lasting impact. Website | Catharine’s LinkedIn | Better Together LinkedIn | Threads Discussed in this episode: withand Resources mentioned: Touch4LifeNational Museum of African-American History and Culture“Unmasking AI” by Joy Buolamwini

Duration:00:57:10

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Leading with Values with Rachel Formaro

4/24/2024
NOTE: Feminist Founders is a listener-funded podcast. Your contributions enable us to continue bringing you these important conversations. To support the mission and receive bonus content, sign up for a subscription at https://feministfounders.substack.com/ SUMMARY: Today we are joined by Rachel Formaro, a seasoned entrepreneur who navigated the tumultuous journey from overwhelmed solopreneur to thriving CEO. Rachel shares her profound insights on transitioning from the solopreneur mindset to embracing empowering business leadership. We delve into the fear of delegating and the essential mindset shift necessary for sustainable business success. Rachel illuminates the distinction between leadership and management, advocating for values-driven decision-making and building a supportive work culture. She emphasizes the importance of investing in a team for sustainable business expansion and shares strategies for navigating short-term challenges while prioritizing long-term gains. Moreover, Rachel candidly discusses prioritizing self-care, overcoming imposter syndrome, and setting boundaries to maintain work-life balance during periods of growth. Join us as we explore Rachel's empowering journey of resilience, growth, and redefining success as a values-driven CEO. ----- Rachel Formaro (she/her) is the founder, CEO and a senior consultant at Blu Pagoda. With more than 25 years of broad career experience, Rachel is a top-performing communications and business management professional. She is known for her creativity, compassion, and commitment to achieving results. While Rachel’s specialty is financial services, she also has experience with technology and consumer goods. She has assisted Fortune 500 with their business and communications challenges—particularly in the area of complex programs. Rachel has experience in both the United States and Canada and has assisted companies with initiatives in both countries, including mergers and acquisitions. Outside of her work at Blu Pagoda, Rachel loves being a mom, wife, cook and avid reader. She stays engaged with her local community through volunteering and is a board member with the Chrysalis Foundation for Girls and Women. Website | LinkedIn Discussed in this episode: Resources mentioned in this episode: “Hood Feminism” by Mikki KendallSister.isClifton StrengthsDrive to Survive on Netflix“Rest is a Resistance’ by Tricia HerseyMoms Demand ActionChrysalis Foundation for Women and Girls“This Chair Rocks” by Ashton ApplewhiteLearn more about accountability coaching with host Becky Mollenkamp at https://beckymollenkamp.com

Duration:01:01:02

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Making Money Equitable

4/16/2024
NOTE: Feminist Founders is a listener-funded podcast. Your contributions enable us to continue bringing you these important conversations. To support the mission and receive bonus content, sign up for a subscription at https://feministfounders.substack.com/ ----- Meg Wheeler (she/her) is the Founder of The Equitable Money Project, which offers financial education through its free Biz Money Library, CFO support through The Equitable Money Club, and done-for-you tax preparation, bookkeeping and CFO services to primarily marginalized business owners. She is a licensed CPA and financial literacy educator with a focus on helping online educators, service providers and small business owners set up, manage and master the financial aspects of their businesses. The Equitable Money Project prioritizes diversity, equity, inclusion and justice, and is committed to supporting marginalized and underrepresented business owners through accessible financial education. Meg ties her social justice activism and political work into The Equitable Money Project as part of her commitment to achieving economic equity for all. She is the host of The Disrupt Your Money Podcast and a former Democratic Candidate for the Massachusetts State Senate. Website | Instagram | TikTok Discussed in this episode: Equitable Money Project Resources mentioned: Disrupt Your Money podcastRich White Guys Make Crappy Financial AdvisorsBiz Money LibraryGallup study: Bill paying vs. financial decision making“Profit First” by Michael MichalowiczPay Yourself First (episode)Equitable Money ClubElevated AccessGirls Who Code Learn more about accountability coaching with host Becky Mollenkamp at https://beckymollenkamp.com A full transcript of this interview is available at FeministFoundersPodcast.com

Duration:01:03:34

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Unapologetic Wealth with Natalie Bullen

4/9/2024
NOTE: Feminist Founders is a listener-funded podcast. Your contributions enable us to continue bringing you these important conversations. To support the mission and receive bonus content, sign up for a subscription at https://feministfounders.substack.com/ ----- Natalie Bullen (she/her) is a Sales Coach, Messaging Strategist and owner of Unapologetic Wealth. As a powerhouse coach and consultant, she positions her clients for wealth by accelerating their revenue with high ticket sales. Website | Instagram | Facebook Discussed in this episode: Resources mentioned: “To Sell Is Human” by Daniel PinkDowntown Rescue Mission Learn more about accountability coaching with host Becky Mollenkamp at https://beckymollenkamp.com A full transcript of this interview is available at FeministFoundersPodcast.com

Duration:01:08:59

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Privilege as a Tool for Change with Vivienne Miles

4/2/2024
NOTE: Feminist Founders is a listener-funded podcast. Your contributions enable me to continue bringing you these important conversations. To support the mission, sign up for a paid Substack subscription at https://feministfounders.substack.com/ --------- Vivienne Miles (she/her) doesn’t believe a traditional bio is authentic to who she came here to be. Instead, she shares experiences that don't define her, but that have given her a lens to see herself through and a foundation to define who she came here to be. Vivienne has grit and resiliency like no fucking other, but none of those things define who she is or how she interacts and engages in her life. With her Saturn Return, a giant beacon of light began to illuminate a path forward; one where she was no longer willing to tolerate abuse from boyfriends and addictions that kept her in low frequencies and shitty situations. Her vocation might seem shallow, but it’s full of her heart and a love language of healing, connection and unapologetic love, which transcends the four walls of her Co-Op Movement and Social Club. Website | Instagram Discussed in this episode: Resources mentioned: Podcast Abundance with Virginia ElderJessamyn Stanley on Instagram“Loving What Is” by Byron Katie“Power of Now” by Eckhart TolleAimWell Kids in Kansas CityDebonie Lewis at Co-Op KCThe Loveland Foundation from Rachel Cargle Learn more about accountability coaching with host Becky Mollenkamp at https://beckymollenkamp.com A full transcript of this interview is available at FeministFoundersPodcast.com

Duration:01:06:35

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Challenging Beauty Norms with Dacy Gillespie

3/26/2024
NOTE: Feminist Founders is a listener-funded podcast. Your contributions enable me to continue bringing you these important conversations. To support the mission, sign up for a paid Substack subscription at https://feministfounders.substack.com/ ----- Dacy Gillespie (she/her) is a weight inclusive, anti-diet personal stylist who helps her clients reject fashion rules and ideal standards of beauty imposed by the patriarchy, white supremacism, and capitalism so that they can uncover their authentic style. Through their work building a functional wardrobe, Dacy’s clients make a mindset shift from thinking they need to wear what’s flattering to unapologetically taking up space in the world. After a lifetime of jobs in high-stress careers that didn’t suit her highly-sensitive, introverted personality, Dacy started mindful closet in 2013 in an attempt to create a more emotionally sustainable lifestyle. Her work has been featured in Forbes and Real Simple and she is a frequent podcast guest. Dacy is married and has two boys, ages 5 and 9. Making Space program | Website | Instagram | TikTok Discussed in this episode: Resources mentioned: “The Negotiation of Beauty”“The Body is Not an Apology”Becca MurrayMinimalist MachinistAja Barberanti-racist small business plan“Fearing the Black Body” by Sabrina StringsJamaa Birth VillageMaking Space program Learn more about accountability coaching with host Becky Mollenkamp at https://beckymollenkamp.com A full transcript of this interview is available at FeministFoundersPodcast.com

Duration:01:11:00

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Amplifying Diverse Voices with Anna DeShawn

3/20/2024
NOTE: Feminist Founders is a listener-funded podcast. Your contributions enable me to continue bringing you these important conversations. To support the mission, sign up for a paid Substack subscription at https://feministfounders.substack.com/ ----- Anna DeShawn (pronouns: anything respectful), is an Ambie award-winning podcast producer and host. She is a Chicago-born social entrepreneur who builds streaming platforms which center & celebrate BIPOC & QTPOC creatives. Media has always been her passion and in 2009 she turned that passion into a reality when she founded E3 Radio, an online radio station playing Queer music & reporting on Queer news with an intersectional lens. Most recently, she co-founded The Qube, a podcast production company and curated platform to discover the best music & podcasts by BIPOC & QTPOC creatives. Anna is an award-winning podcaster determined to ride media into its next era by utilizing digital media streams to tell the stories and play the music that deserves to be heard. Website | TikTok | Instagram | Twitter | Facebook Discussed in this episode: Resources mentioned: Rustin on NetflixTechRiseYouTube channelFifth Star FundsChicago Independent Media AllianceBlack HIV in the SouthSecond Sunday“Profit First” by Michael Michalowicz“The Big Leap” by Gay Hendricks Urban One study on flagging of Black culture podcastsAffinity Community Services Learn more about accountability coaching with host Becky Mollenkamp at https://beckymollenkamp.com A full transcript of this interview is available at FeministFoundersPodcast.com

Duration:01:06:53

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Shameless Self-Promotion with Geraldine DeRuiter

3/13/2024
NOTE: Feminist Founders is a listener-funded podcast. Your contributions enable me to continue bringing you these important conversations. To support the mission, sign up for a paid Substack subscription at https://feministfounders.substack.com/ ----- Geraldine DeRuiter (she/her) is the James Beard Award–winning blogger behind The Everywhereist.com and the author of “All Over The Place: Adventures in Travel, True Love, and Petty Theft” (Public Affairs, 2017) and the upcoming “If You Can't Take the Heat: Tales of Food, Feminism and Fury” (Crown, 2024). Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, The New Yorker’s Daily Shouts, Marie Claire, and Refinery 29. She lives in Seattle, Washington, with her husband, Rand. They are currently working on a cooking-themed video game and ordering too much takeout. Website | Threads Discussed in this episode: Geraldine’s relationship with feminism and how it evolved to become intersectional How Geraldine deals with feelings of Imposter syndrome re: her feminism Dealing with the vulnerability hangover of sharing deeply personal stories What Geraldine learned from sharing about a funeral crasher on social media Managing the hate and pushback that comes with a large social media following How changes in publishing have shifted expectations on writers Marketing a book as a non-marketer, and why getting a “no” isn’t so bad The importance of stepping outside of your comfort zone Defining success outside of societal expectations What makes Geraldine happy (ie, her deeper why) What it’s like to be married to a truly feminist man Resources mentioned: Everywhereist “All Over The Place: Adventures in Travel, True Love, and Petty Theft” by Geraldine DeRuiter “If You Can't Take the Heat: Tales of Food, Feminism and Fury” by Geraldine DeRuiter Geraldine’s James Beard winning post about Mario Batali “All Over the Place: Adventures in Travel, True Love, and Petty Theft” by Geraldine DeRuiter “We Ride Upon Sticks” by Quan Barry World Central Kitchen Give Directly Bakers Against Racism Learn more about accountability coaching with host Becky Mollenkamp at https://beckymollenkamp.com A full transcript of this interview is available at FeministFoundersPodcast.com

Duration:01:00:44