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Northeast Public Radio

Host Allison Dunne talks to experts in their field for a wide-ranging, entertaining discussion of issues that not only fall into the traditional 'women's issues' category, but topics that concern us all as human beings and citizens of the global community.

Host Allison Dunne talks to experts in their field for a wide-ranging, entertaining discussion of issues that not only fall into the traditional 'women's issues' category, but topics that concern us all as human beings and citizens of the global community.

Location:

Albany, NY

Description:

Host Allison Dunne talks to experts in their field for a wide-ranging, entertaining discussion of issues that not only fall into the traditional 'women's issues' category, but topics that concern us all as human beings and citizens of the global community.

Twitter:

@WAMCRadio

Language:

English

Contact:

WAMC/Northeast Public Radio P.O. Box 66600 Albany, NY 12206 (800) 695-9170


Episodes

51% #1665: Non-Traditional Graduates

6/17/2021
On today’s 51%, for graduation season, we celebrate non-traditional students who returned for their degree later in life. And we’ll hear a first-hand experience of walking across the graduation stage: mine.

Duration:00:31:16

51% #1664: Akwesasne Women Fight Sexism And Colonization

6/10/2021
On today’s 51%, we visit the Akwesasne Nation near the U.S. – Canada border to learn about indigenous women leaders.

Duration:00:27:57

51% #1663: Film Archivist Audrey Kupferberg

6/9/2021
On today’s 51%, we explore the world of film with archivist Audrey Kupferberg.

Duration:00:31:43

51% #1662: Female Architects Creating Community Gardens

5/25/2021
On today’s 51%, we explore the role of community gardens in urban areas. And we’ll meet some of the scientists who are purifying the soils the gardens grow in.

Duration:00:31:38

51% #1661: Beauty Pageants And Feminism

5/20/2021
On today’s 51%, we speak with Miss New York USA about how beauty pageants can lift up young women. And we’ll hear from Miss Wisconsin Earth about how she’s representing plus size women on the stage in a time of changing attitudes about pageants.

Duration:00:35:17

51% #1660: Women In Law Enforcement

5/13/2021
On today’s 51%, I ride along on-shift with a County Sheriff’s Deputy and her K-9. And we’ll speak with a female FBI agent who tells us what not to believe on TV. SARATOGA COUNTY SHERRIFF NIKKI VOEGLER A Sheriff k-9 is tracking me. Specifically, a 2-year-old German shepherd named Neeka who, although allowing me to throw her toy over and over, could rip me apart in seconds. Neeka’s human is 31-year-old Sheriff Deputy Nikki Voegler. A native of her jurisdiction in Saratoga County, New York,...

Duration:00:31:11

51% #1659: Female Healthcare Heroes

5/7/2021
On today’s 51%, I visit a psychiatric ward in Cleveland to learn how one nurse reaches her patients with tea parties. And we’ll hear from one physician assistant who is trying to educate other healthcare professionals about racial and gender equity.

Duration:00:48:09

51% #1658: Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

4/29/2021
On today’s 51%, I speak with long-time women’s rights attorney Gloria Allred about the allegations of sexual misconduct against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, and pick her brain about what it means to be a feminist. And we’ll hear from New York State Senator Alessandra Biaggi about her own experiences with the governor.

Duration:00:29:59

51% #1657: Searching For A Sign

4/22/2021
On this week’s 51%, sexual assault and harassment in the military affect retention, and a woman studying the behavioral ecology and demography of Asian elephants.

Duration:00:27:28

51% #1656: The Untold Story Of Women Resistance Fighters In Hitler's Ghettos

4/15/2021
This week on 51%, we hear the untold story of women resistance fighters in Hitler's ghettos. We also speak with an author about life in Iraq under Saddam Hussein's regime.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1565: Marine Corps Boot Camps Fully Open To Women; A U.S. Obsession With Breasts

4/14/2021
On this week’s 51%, A Marine Corps Boot Camp in California opens to women; a writer discusses what she calls America’s obsession, breasts and women make some progress among Oscar nominees.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1654: The Blues And Greens Of Lizz Wright

4/13/2021
On this week’s 51%, singer and culinary artist Lizz Wright talks about a range of topics, including what it means to sing joyfully.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1653: Preventing Sexual Assault In The Army; Saving Seeds; Performing In Pixels

3/31/2021
On this week’s 51%, the Army is working on fixing its broken sexual assault prevention program, a Peace Corps experience prompted a woman to help communities save seeds; and a performance artist gets personal.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1652: Leading Girl Scouts During COVID; Zoom Wedding Etiquette

3/19/2021
On this week’s 51%, a regional Girl Scouts continues its mission despite the pandemic, hear about the economic well-being of women in Vermont, and Dr. Jeri Burns talks about etiquette for a Zoom wedding.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1651: The Story Of Baseball's Leading Lady

3/17/2021
On this week’s 51%, the author of a book about baseball’s leading lady hopes girls read the story and find out why storyteller Jeri Burns is talking turkey long after Thanksgiving.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1650: Supporting Women Survivors Of Conflict, Internationally

3/12/2021
On this week’s 51%, we hear from the CEO of an organization that supports women survivors of conflict in a number of countries and the Boston Symphony Orchestra will have its first woman CEO.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1649: Toy Company Co-Founder Finds And Offers Lifelines

3/10/2021
On this week’s 51%, the female part of toy company Melissa & Doug has written a book about her journey from darkness to light, telling others they’re not alone.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1648: EMILY's List President Discusses Her Book On Running To Win

2/24/2021
On this week’s 51%, she’s president of EMILY’s list, and helps Democratic women get elected. She says interest among these candidates, especially Black and Brown women, is keen (tease three) Hear from Stephanie Schriock about running to win.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1647: Girlhood, Globally

2/17/2021
On this week’s 51%, hear from the author of a book highlighting stories of ordinary girls around the world, and then an animated film features a girl superhero to help children relate to COVID times.

Duration:00:27:29

51% #1646: An Archivist Talks About A Former Nun And College President

2/10/2021
On this week’s 51%, hear about the life of a former college president. She changed many things about Manhattanville, a liberal arts college in the suburbs of New York City.

Duration:00:27:29