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First, but Last? introduces you to the creative, intrepid and influential women all across the state of Wyoming asking them about wisdom, work and adventure in the “equality” state. This special series celebrates Wyoming as the first state to give women the right to vote! ThinkWY | Wyoming Humanities podcasts are created to capture the stories in and outside of Wyoming to share ideas, perspectives, and insights about the human experience.

First, but Last? introduces you to the creative, intrepid and influential women all across the state of Wyoming asking them about wisdom, work and adventure in the “equality” state. This special series celebrates Wyoming as the first state to give women the right to vote! ThinkWY | Wyoming Humanities podcasts are created to capture the stories in and outside of Wyoming to share ideas, perspectives, and insights about the human experience.
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First, but Last? introduces you to the creative, intrepid and influential women all across the state of Wyoming asking them about wisdom, work and adventure in the “equality” state. This special series celebrates Wyoming as the first state to give women the right to vote! ThinkWY | Wyoming Humanities podcasts are created to capture the stories in and outside of Wyoming to share ideas, perspectives, and insights about the human experience.

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Episodes

Sarah Sample: Singer Songwriter Talking About Purpose And Womanhood

5/21/2019
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Singer-songwriter and Wyomingite Sarah Sample sings a song from her new album, and talks about why being financially independent is essential for women. “The wide open spaces felt like open arms to me. The endless skies and horizons leave room for anyone to belong.” – Sarah Sample. Learn more about this episode of First, but Last at www.thinkwy.org/11

Duration:01:30:40

Entrepreneur Amber Pollock: A Propensity For The Unusual

5/18/2019
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Hear why Amber Pollock and her family decided to found a distillery in Casper, Wyoming and learn about Amber's perspective on gender equality in Wyoming. “Examining those areas that we’re clearly falling short in is important for our state if we truly want to uphold the mantle of ‘The Equality State’.” – Amber Pollock. Learn more about this episode of First, but Last at www.thinkwy.org/10

Duration:01:24:27

Becca Steinhoff: A Vision And Voice For Young Children In Wyoming

5/14/2019
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Becca Steinhoff talks about her work with Wyoming Kids First and how to get men more involved in discussions about early childhood development. “Should we just celebrate and salute the fact that we were the first [to give women the right to vote] even though we have a lot of work to do? I think there is some celebration that needs to happen there. Meanwhile, we need to not stop the work!” – Becca Steinhoff. Learn more about this episode of First, but Last at www.thinkwy.org/09

Duration:01:10:40

Judge Nancy Guthrie: Effervescent, Ebullient And Always Has A Good Story To Tell

5/11/2019
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Hear about Judge Nancy Guthrie's childhood in Newcastle, WY, her decision to become a lawyer and a judge, and her advice for young female lawyers. “If you ever have a dean of a law school tell you that you were taking up space a man could take up, you just smile at him and threaten him that you’ll sue him if he doesn’t let you in.” – Nancy Guthrie’s advice for young female lawyers. Learn more about this episode of First, but Last at www.thinkwy.org/08

Duration:01:27:55

Leticia Liera: Head Start Program Director Influencing Positive Change For Young Latina Women

5/7/2019
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Lety Liera migrated from Mexico City to Jackson Hole, WY in 2001. Hear her perspective on discrimination and how she is raising her son in the #metoo era. “Sometimes, I believe this American culture asks you to take sides: you’re a minority or the majority; you are a person of wealth or you are poor; black or white. I think we are much more complex than that and that’s why we don’t solve issues because they are not always one or the other.” – Leticia Liera. Learn more about this episode of...

Duration:01:19:51

CEO Brook Kaufman: Instigating Constructive and Meaningful Change

5/4/2019
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Learn why CEO Brook Kaufman made Wyoming her home and what the State of Wyoming can do to attract and retain a younger population. “What I love the most about Casper and Wyoming is that there are so many opportunities to do anything you want to do here – it’s wide open. And if you believe you can do it, you absolutely can and there are people around you who will support you.” – Brook Kaufman. Learn more about this episode of First, but Last at www.thinkwy.org/06.

Duration:01:04:53

Dr. Susan Dewey: The Intersections Between Poverty, Violence and Women In Prison

5/2/2019
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Wyoming Pathways from Prison cofounder Dr. Susan Dewey talks about her research and the challenges faced by incarcerated women in Wyoming. “No matter where they're incarcerated – in any of our 50 states or in fact in the world, these are women who have landed a little harder than the rest of us did when we made our bad choices.” – Dr. Susan Dewey. Learn more about this episode of First, but Last atwww.thinkwy.org/05.

Duration:01:24:03

Susan Stubson: Professional Pianist, Attorney and 6th Generation Wyomingite

4/30/2019
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Susan Stubson is a 6th generation Wyomingite. Tune in to hear her perspective on women's rights and humanities investment in Wyoming. “My challenge is to figure out how to be a conservative Wyoming woman yet to not diminish my strength or confuse that as a sign of weakness.” – Susan Stubson. Learn more about this episode of First, but Last at www.thinkwy.org/04.

Duration:01:20:58

Entrepreneur Sara Flitner: Practice Mindfulness at Home, in the Workplace, and Around the Community

4/27/2019
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Tune in to learn about Sara Flitner's life, her perspective on the challenges that women face in Wyoming, and how women can continue to strive for equality. “In all honesty, the last time we did something of note for equality in this state was about 150 years ago.” – Sara Flitner. Learn more about this episode of First, but Last at www.thinkwy.org/03

Duration:01:14:19

Rev. Dr. Bernadine Craft: Don't Give Up on Your Dreams, the Journey is Rewarding

4/25/2019
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Rev. Dr. Bernadine Craft discusses her experience as a Wyoming State Representative and how to get more women involved in government. “The finest people I have ever met in my life have been in Wyoming. There is something about our proud Wyoming heritage: we’re very independent, we’re very resilient.” – Rev. Dr. Bernadine Craft. Learn more about this episode of First, but Last at www.thinkwy.org/02

Duration:01:44:52

Judge Margaret McKeown: One of the Most Influential Women Lawyers in the U.S began her Career as a Trailblazing Attorney

4/23/2019
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Welcome to the first episode of First, but Last with Judge Margaret McKeown. This podcast introduces you to the creative, intrepid and influential women all across the state of Wyoming. Wyoming native Judge Margaret McKeown of the U.S. Court of Appeals talks about her career, workplace discrimination, and the state of women’s rights. “We have made enormous progress from the time when we got the vote (which was significant) to now, but we are not done!” - Judge Margaret McKeown. Learn more...

Duration:02:12:31

Welcome to First, but Last?

4/23/2019
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Welcome to Wyoming Humanities | thinkWY podcast, First, but Last? This podcast introduces you to the creative, intrepid and influential women all across the state of Wyoming asking them about wisdom, work and adventure in the “equality” state. This special series celebrates Wyoming as the first state to give women the right to vote! If you enjoyed this episode, come visit us at www.thinkwy.org. There you can find all episodes, interact and discuss issues that are important, learn about our...

Duration:00:08:07