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Journalist, author, and activist Marianne Schnall has been in conversation with some of the most iconic influencers in our culture today. The ShiftMakers Podcast from The Shift Network will bring us on an epic journey that highlights the exclusive insights of various celebrities, luminaries, and movement makers as they share wisdom on how to be an authentic changemaker today. Ultimately, we uncover what it will take to make a positive difference in the world.

Journalist, author, and activist Marianne Schnall has been in conversation with some of the most iconic influencers in our culture today. The ShiftMakers Podcast from The Shift Network will bring us on an epic journey that highlights the exclusive insights of various celebrities, luminaries, and movement makers as they share wisdom on how to be an authentic changemaker today. Ultimately, we uncover what it will take to make a positive difference in the world.

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United States

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Journalist, author, and activist Marianne Schnall has been in conversation with some of the most iconic influencers in our culture today. The ShiftMakers Podcast from The Shift Network will bring us on an epic journey that highlights the exclusive insights of various celebrities, luminaries, and movement makers as they share wisdom on how to be an authentic changemaker today. Ultimately, we uncover what it will take to make a positive difference in the world.

Language:

English


Episodes

Anita Hill — Finding Strength In Your Truth - Part 2 of 2

10/6/2021
In Part 2 of this candid insightful conversation, Anita Hill and host Marianne Schnall pivot to Hill’s personal journey from speaking out thirty years ago to today. She shares her insights and advice for those who feel compelled to stand up for the greater good, the power she finds in struggle, and the healing she harnesses from her community, her family ancestry, and how she stays hopeful and centered.

Duration:00:20:28

Anita Hill — What Collective Impact Really Means - Part 1 of 2

9/29/2021
October marks the thirty-year anniversary of Anita Hill's landmark testimony in the Clarence Thomas hearings. As a life-long advocate, Hill addresses the unfinished work of ending gender-based violence in her new book Believing. In this illuminating conversation with ShiftMaker's host Marianne Schnall, Anita Hill addresses the collective impact gender violence and sexual harassment have on our society as a whole, and she charts a path to a better future.

Duration:00:27:09

Dolly Parton — Being Yourself Unapologetically

7/14/2021
Dolly Parton is internationally known for expressing herself through music. In this interview with Marianne Schnall, the iconic entertainer and business powerhouse offers insight from her heart. She discusses knowing yourself and staying true to that knowledge, the power of positivity, her devotion to literacy, and how she feeds her passions. Dolly also shares the inspirations behind hit songs including "Coat of Many Colors" and "9 to 5". #coatofmanycolors #dollyparton #9to5...

Duration:00:13:52

Arianna Huffington — Nurturing Our Mental Health

5/26/2021
Media trailblazer, bestselling author, and CEO of Thrive Global, Arianna Huffington is committed to changing the way we work and live in order to reduce stress and improve well-being. She sits with Marianne Schnall to discuss micro steps toward thriving, how to keep returning to your center of peace and wisdom, and what it means to nurture your mental health.

Duration:00:14:10

Stacey Abrams, Amy Poehler and More — Face Your Fear

4/21/2021
In this special episode of ShiftMakers, we look at the necessity to face our fears while we pursue greatness. Our host, Marianne Schnall, dives into some of her deepest interviews with Stacey Abrams, Jane Fonda, Amy Poehler, Brittany Packnett Cunningham, Anita Hill, Maya Angelou and more to see how these leaders called upon their courage to tackle the unknown during uncertain times.

Duration:00:22:41

Dr. Jane Goodall - “We've Got to Get Together and Take Action Now”

10/29/2020
Marianne Schnall interviews world-renowned ethologist, environmentalist and trailblazer Dr. Jane Goodall as she reflects on 60 years of groundbreaking research, as well as her ongoing work, and shares her wisdom and insights on the pandemic, the planet, women’s progress, her legacy, and much more.

Duration:00:37:00

Kimberlé Crenshaw - Rising Against Racism

8/4/2020
Renowned social justice advocate Kimberlé Crenshaw shares her insights on systemic racism and turning this moment of reckoning into transformative change, how to apply intersectional principles to the issues we currently face, the importance of supporting Black female leadership, building an equitable world and more.

Duration:00:44:05

Melinda Gates – How Revolutionizing Our Caregiving System Is ‘The Key To Reopening The Economy’

8/4/2020
“Our economy is built on the back of women’s caregiving,” says Melinda Gates as she discusses how the pandemic has hastened the urgency of creating more equitable caregiving systems, what she sees as the solutions we need to implement, and how addressing this issue of caregiving is connected to her overarching goal of achieving gender equality in the US and around the world.

Duration:00:22:27

President Jimmy Carter – A Champion for Women’s Equality

8/4/2020
Join us for a moving conversation with activist, author, and 39th President of the U.S. Jimmy Carter who shares eye-opening insights and calls to action on what he feels is “the most serious and unaddressed challenge of our time”: the discrimination and abuse of women and girls worldwide.

Duration:00:27:47

Oprah Winfrey – Oprah and the Elements of an Iconic Leader

8/4/2020
There are few iconic leaders in our modern culture that compare to Oprah Winfrey. In this episode of ShiftMakers, we highlight elements of a conversation between Oprah and our host Marianne Schnall that reveal the practices and principles that make up a powerful and sustaining leader. Join us for insights and disciplines that could benefit us all and usher in change for a brighter tomorrow.

Duration:00:26:39

Gloria Steinem – Conversation with Legendary Feminist Icon Gloria Steinem

8/3/2020
Join our host Marianne Schnall as she talks with feminist icon Gloria Steinem. In this candid and often surprising conversation, Steinem shares her thoughts and wisdom on a variety of topics that are more timely now than ever, and encourages listeners to keep pushing for progress because as she points out, change is not “automatic”— it requires us all to take action. Gloria has deeply impacted the life of our host and we are so honored to bring this conversation to you with a truly legendary...

Duration:00:31:21

Dr. Maya Angelou – Timeless Wisdom from a Literary Legend

8/3/2020
Legendary poet, writer, and performer Dr. Maya Angelou passed away in 2014, yet her timeless wisdom, life philosophies, and messages of love, peace, courage, empowerment, and tolerance continue to inspire us as we present this powerful conversation with Dr. Angelou and author/journalist Marianne Schnall.

Duration:00:29:43

Jane Fonda – Powerful Insights from the Iconic Actress and Activist

8/3/2020
Both Jane Fonda and our host Marianne Schnall have a ceaseless passion for gender equality in our culture, our politics, and in the media. Join us in this inspiring discussion with the iconic Jane Fonda as she shares her wisdom and life lessons on gender equity, activism, empathy, self-care, and why you should never, ever give up.

Duration:00:36:07

Nancy Pelosi - Know Your Power

8/3/2020
Shortly before the 2018 midterm election in which we witnessed historic wins for women and diversity in politics, author and journalist Marianne Schnall had the opportunity to sit down with twice-elected Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi. Join us for a powerful, in-depth discussion where Pelosi shares her personal insights about her experiences as the first female Speaker, why she feels it’s so essential to have more women leaders in politics and society, and her advice on creating change.

Duration:00:31:15