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The Vital Voices Podcast highlights women leaders and change-makers from around the world. Hosted by Vital Voices President and CEO, Alyse Nelson, the Vital Voices Podcast provides a space for extraordinary women to be heard. To learn more about Vital Voices, visit www.VitalVoices.org. Follow us on Twitter (@VitalVoices), Instagram (@VitalVoices) and like us on Facebook (facebook.com/VitalVoices)! You can also donate to Vital Voices by texting VITAL to 41444.

The Vital Voices Podcast highlights women leaders and change-makers from around the world. Hosted by Vital Voices President and CEO, Alyse Nelson, the Vital Voices Podcast provides a space for extraordinary women to be heard. To learn more about Vital Voices, visit www.VitalVoices.org. Follow us on Twitter (@VitalVoices), Instagram (@VitalVoices) and like us on Facebook (facebook.com/VitalVoices)! You can also donate to Vital Voices by texting VITAL to 41444.

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United States

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The Vital Voices Podcast highlights women leaders and change-makers from around the world. Hosted by Vital Voices President and CEO, Alyse Nelson, the Vital Voices Podcast provides a space for extraordinary women to be heard. To learn more about Vital Voices, visit www.VitalVoices.org. Follow us on Twitter (@VitalVoices), Instagram (@VitalVoices) and like us on Facebook (facebook.com/VitalVoices)! You can also donate to Vital Voices by texting VITAL to 41444.

Twitter:

@vitalvoices

Language:

English

Contact:

2024460508


Episodes

Voices of Resilience: Angellica Aribam on Online Harassment and Racism in times of COVID

4/3/2020
Political activist Angellica Aribam is no stranger to online harassment, but with COVID-19, she has experienced more online bullying and outright racism. Tune in to this episode of Voices of Resilience to hear more about the power dynamics she thinks are at play, how expressing solidarity online can help victims of harassment and perspective on how the coronavirus shutdowns impact India differently.

Duration:00:14:33

Voices of Resilience: Mayor Rachel Reese on True Leadership During COVID19

4/2/2020
#VVEngage Fellow & Nelson, New Zealand Mayor Rachel Reese joined Alyse Nelson for #VoicesofResilience to discuss being a leader during #COVID19 - the considerations, planning & empathy that must come with that role, & the community that helps her carry on. Tune in! To learn more about Vital Voices, visit www.vitalvoices.org Invest in women, improve the world. Executive Producer: Lizzie Kubo Kirschenbaum Editor and Assistant Producer: Christi Owiye Host: Alyse Nelson Music: Deliberate...

Duration:00:26:15

Voices of Resilience: Sbu Myeni and the Need for Accessible Information and Resources During COVID19

4/1/2020
Banker turned #socialentrepreneur Sbu Myeni joined Alyse Nelson for #VoicesofResilience to discuss how rural communities in South Africa are dealing with #COVID, from lack of info for illiterate populations to upcoming food and job shortages. Visit http://www.imbeleko.org/ to learn more. To learn more about Vital Voices, visit www.vitalvoices.org Invest in women, improve the world. Executive Producer: Lizzie Kubo Kirschenbaum Editor and Assistant Producer: Christi Owiye Host: Alyse...

Duration:00:25:34

Voices of Resilience: The Problem of Putting Profit Over People with Kah Walla, Cameroonian Activist

3/31/2020
VV woman leader and Cameroonian entrepreneur, activist and political leader Kah Walla joined Alyse Nelson for today’s #VoicesofResilience to discuss the governance issues at hand when dealing with #COVID19 and the need for women to be at the decision-making table when rebuilding after this crisis. To learn more about Vital Voices, visit www.vitalvoices.org Invest in women, improve the world. Executive Producer: Lizzie Kubo Kirschenbaum Editor and Assistant Producer: Christi...

Duration:00:36:46

Voices of Resilience: Digital Strategist Karla Ruiz Cofiño on Internet Safety for Kids During COVID19

3/30/2020
VV woman leader and digital strategist Karla Ruiz Cofiño joined Alyse Nelson for #VoicesofResilience to discuss how coronavirus is impacting Guatemala & offer tips to make kids responsible digital users while building their critical thinking skills. Listen now! To learn more about Vital Voices, visit www.vitalvoices.org Invest in women, improve the world. Executive Producer: Lizzie Kubo Kirschenbaum Editor and Assistant Producer: Christi Owiye Host: Alyse Nelson Music: Deliberate...

Duration:00:29:13

Voices of Resilience: Wellness Expert Larah Davis on Rest During COVID19

3/27/2020
Wellness expert Larah Davis joined Alyse Nelson for this episode of the #VoicesofResilience series, discussing how a silver lining of #coronavirus bringing society to its knees could be that we're forced to stop and learn how to rest & revitalize. Tune in. To learn more about Vital Voices, visit www.vitalvoices.org Invest in women, improve the world. Production: Executive Producer: Lizzie Kubo Kirschenbaum Editor and Assistant Producer: Christi Owiye Host: Alyse...

Duration:00:25:05

Voices of Resilience: Rouba Mhaissen on the Refugee Experience During COVID19

3/26/2020
Activist Rouba Mhaissen puts #selfquarantine in perspective on the latest episode of the Voices of Resilience Series, noting how the #COVID19 crisis exacerbates conditions for #refugees. Listen to for more on how refugees are coping and Rouba's hope for the future. Learn more about her work by visiting http://www.sdaid.org/ To learn more about Vital Voices, visit www.vitalvoices.org Invest in women, improve the world. Production: Executive Producer: Lizzie Kubo Kirschenbaum Editor and...

Duration:00:19:56

Voices of Resilience: Xiomara Diaz on Civil Society Stepping Up to Take Action

3/25/2020
VV woman leader and entrepreneur Xiomara Diaz joined Alyse Nelson for the fourth episode of #VoicesofResilience to discuss ways Nicaragua's #civilsociety is stepping up to respond to #COVID19 concerns, and how she's adjusted her business, The Garden Café, and her mindset to the new reality. The Garden Café, located in Granada, Nicaragua, specializes in healthy Californian and Nicaraguan cuisine with a model for sustainable tourism. Her café employs mostly women and responding to the needs of...

Duration:00:22:00

Voices of Resilience: Christelle Kwizera on Sustaining Access to Clean Water in Rwanda

3/24/2020
Vital Voices is pleased to announce a new podcast series, Voices of Resilience. We'll sit down with women leaders working to care for their communities during these uncertain times. Episode three features Christelle Kwizera, a WE Empower Awardee. Christelle is a Rwandan mechanical engineer and founder of Water Access Rwanda, an award-winning social enterprise collecting, purifying and distributing clean water across Rwanda. Christelle and Alyse's conversation centered on maintaining social...

Duration:00:24:13

Voices of Resilience: A Conversation with Jennifer Mandelblatt

3/23/2020
Vital Voices is pleased to announce a new podcast series, Voices of Resilience. We'll sit down with women leaders working to care for their communities during these uncertain times. Episode two features Jennifer Mandelblatt, a VV Leadership Incubator fellow. Jennifer is the Co-founder and executive director of Platform, an organization helping young women-identified folx have authentic conversations with their elected lawmakers. Jennifer and Alyse sat down for a conversation on the power of...

Duration:00:21:49

Voices of Resilience: A Conversation with Esra'a Al Shafei

3/20/2020
Vital Voices is pleased to announce a new podcast series, Voices of Resilience. We'll sit down with women leaders working to care for their communities during these uncertain times. Episode one features Esra'a Al Shafei, a VV woman leader, tech expert, and human rights activist for a conversation on protecting the health and safety of LGBTQ+ communities. Esra'a founded Majal to develop online platforms to build communities that celebrate, protect, and promote diversity, and social justice....

Duration:00:24:00

Oby Ezekwesili and the Future of Nigeria

3/3/2020
"Women are very, very adaptive in their leadership." Nigerian political leader and 2020 #GlobalLeadershipAwards Honoree, Obiageli Ezekwesili, sat down with Vital Voices' podcast host and CEO Alyse Nelson during the 2019 #WomeninAfrica summit to discuss leadership & the future of Nigeria. To learn more about Vital Voices, visit www.vitalvoices.org Invest in women, improve the world. Production: Producer: Christi Owiye Writer: Lizzie Kubo Kirschenbaum Host: Alyse Nelson Assistant...

Duration:00:31:11

Women Leaders and the Power of Fearlessness: A Conversation with Hafsat Abiola-Costello

2/18/2020
VV woman leader Hafsat Abiola-Costello knows the pressure put on a women leader to be ‘perfect,’ and that even the slightest mistake can be used to discount the future women leaders to come after her. Tune in to the Vital Voices Podcast as VV’s Alyse Nelson and Hafsat discuss fearing failure, and how fearlessness gives other women the space to lead authentically. To learn more about Vital Voices, visit www.vitalvoices.org Invest in women, improve the world. Production: Producer: Christi...

Duration:00:25:50

Imposter Syndrome and Women Leaders with Gemma Bulos

2/3/2020
What is Imposter Syndrome? Tune in to this episode to hear VV's Alyse Nelson tackle the subject with VV woman leader Gemma Bulos and how self-affirmations can help you build a life of confidence and learning. To learn more about Vital Voices, visit www.vitalvoices.org Invest in women, improve the world. Production: Producer: Christi Owiye Writer: Lizzie Kubo Kirschenbaum Host: Alyse Nelson Assistant Editors: Robyn Berardi, Naomi Dym, Trinity Fandre Music: Flames by Dan Henig

Duration:00:17:55

WEEmpower Awardee Zoya Lytvyn on the Importance of Investing in Education

1/20/2020
WEEmpower Awardee Zoya Lytvyn sits down with host Alyse Nelson on a conversation about the importance of well-rounded #education and the need to empower change makers to build systemic change. To learn more about Vital Voices, visit www.vitalvoices.org Invest in women, improve the world. Production: Producer: Christi Owiye Writer: Lizzie Kubo Kirschenbaum Host: Alyse Nelson Music: Flames by Dan Henig

Duration:00:15:25

Leading by Example: President Dalia Grybauskaite on Authentic Leadership

1/7/2020
Former President of Lithuania, Dalia Grybauskaite joined CEO and host Alyse Nelson to share her thoughts on authentic #leadership and the sacrifice & courage it takes to lead at the highest levels. To learn more about Vital Voices, visit www.vitalvoices.org Invest in women, improve the world. Production: Producer: Christi Owiye Writer: Lizzie Kubo Kirschenbaum Host: Alyse Nelson Music: Flames by Dan Henig

Duration:00:22:43

Former Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla on Family, Politics, and Breaking the Glass Ceiling

12/24/2019
Former Costa Rican president Laura Chinchilla sits down with VV CEO, Alyse Nelson, during the #VVEngage program in Arizona, for a conversation on politics, family, and the importance of breaking the glass ceiling. To learn more about Vital Voices, visit www.vitalvoices.org Invest in women, improve the world. Production: Producer: Christi Owiye Writer: Lizzie Kubo Kirschenbaum Host: Alyse Nelson Music: Flames by Dan Henig

Duration:00:25:02

Violence Against Women Political Leaders: A Roundtable Conversation

12/17/2019
VV's host, president, and CEO Alyse Nelson sat down with women political leaders Oana Bizgan (Romania), Mimoza Kusari (Republic of Kosovo) & Rebekah Warren (USA) to discuss the harassment they've dealt with in-person and online - and what's been normalized - as #womeninpolitics. To learn more about Vital Voices, visit www.vitalvoices.org Invest in women, improve the world. Production: Producer: Christi Owiye Writer: Lizzie Kubo Kirschenbaum Host: Alyse Nelson Music: Flames by Dan...

Duration:00:26:40

Bringing Men into The Conversation: How Men Can Approach Allyship to End Violence Against Women

11/26/2019
Founder of Promundo and Solidarity Council member Dr. Gary Barker sits down with Vital Voices President Alyse Nelson for a timely conversation on eliminating violence against women, and how men can be allies to women. To learn more about Vital Voices, visit www.vitalvoices.org Invest in women, improve the world. Production: Producer: Christi Owiye Writer: Lizzie Kubo Kirschenbaum Host: Alyse Nelson Music: Flames by Dan Henig

Duration:00:29:56

Women, Politics and Power: Lucina Di Meco on Media Coverage of Women in Politics

11/19/2019
Vital Voices President and CEO Alyse Nelson sat down with Lucina Di Meco, Global Fellow at the Wilson Center and Senior Director for Girls' Education and Gender Equality at Room to Read - an international non profit that focuses on literacy and gender equality through education in low income communities around the world. Lucina's report, available here, explores how traditional and social media treats women in politics, and was produced after interviews with 88 women leaders in 30 countries...

Duration:00:13:04