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51 Percent

Northeast Public Radio

Each week, 51% tunes into the issues of particular concern to women and, by extension, to all of us. This award-winning program takes an honest look at the questions, concerns, and successes born out of the professional and social progress made by women. Hosted and Produced by Susan Barnett, the aim of the series is to both educate and empower listeners. While many of the subjects addressed are serious ones, the tone of the program is upbeat and affirmative.

Each week, 51% tunes into the issues of particular concern to women and, by extension, to all of us. This award-winning program takes an honest look at the questions, concerns, and successes born out of the professional and social progress made by women. Hosted and Produced by Susan Barnett, the aim of the series is to both educate and empower listeners. While many of the subjects addressed are serious ones, the tone of the program is upbeat and affirmative.
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Albany, NY

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Each week, 51% tunes into the issues of particular concern to women and, by extension, to all of us. This award-winning program takes an honest look at the questions, concerns, and successes born out of the professional and social progress made by women. Hosted and Produced by Susan Barnett, the aim of the series is to both educate and empower listeners. While many of the subjects addressed are serious ones, the tone of the program is upbeat and affirmative.

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@WAMCRadio

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

#1473: Keeping Babies In Prison And Exploring A Finnish Past

10/18/2017
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On this week’s 51%, a program allows some women to keep their babies in prison; we hear about an online course about human trafficking; and a musician explores her Finnish past. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration: 00:24:59


#1472: Seeing Female Politicians Through Fiction; Suffrage And Anti-Suffrage Displays

10/11/2017
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On this week’s 51%, we speak with a New York Times best-selling author about her new work of fiction on women and politics, hear about suffrage and anti-suffrage exhibitions, meet a woman who connects with her Finnish past through song and listen to an essay on women and representation. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration: 00:24:59


#1471: Do Power Differently At Omega

10/4/2017
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On this week’s 51%, we meet two women who are speakers at an annual women and power conference. One woman looks at the power in restoring civil discourse while the other transforms pain into power. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration: 00:24:59


#1470: Women And Various Arts

9/27/2017
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On this week’s 51%, we look at women and the arts…from women as the subjects of paintings, to knitting as salvation, to filmmaking. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration: 00:24:59


#1469: Honoring A Young Boxing Champ And Love Amid Fear Of Deportation

9/20/2017
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On this week’s 51%, we meet a 12-year-old boxing champion. Then we tune into two stories about love, one takes shape as a course in college, the other, under fear of deportation. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration: 00:24:59


#1468: Rise To Run And Walking For the Environment

9/18/2017
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On this week’s 51%, a national organization has been reaching out to young women who might consider political futures. We then meet a woman who tells us about her involvement in indigenous-led environmental movements and hear from a mystery writer about her accomplishments. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration: 00:24:59


#1467: REI Co-Op Puts Women Front & Center

9/6/2017
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On this week’s 51%, an outdoor co-op puts women front and center, we hear why the job market is tough for military spouses, who mainly are women, and hear why pregnant women with opioid addictions have trouble finding doctors.

Duration: 00:24:59


#1466: Balancing Masculine & Feminine Scales

9/1/2017
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On this week’s 51%, we bring you more of an interview with a woman who aims to balance the masculine/feminine scales, and meet a slam poet whose art form is mixing with more traditional poetry.

Duration: 00:24:59


#1465: Leading From The Feminine

8/25/2017
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On this week’s 51%, we hear about leading from the feminine, meet a singer-songwriter who embraces her black girl magic and the first woman in a certain Coast Guard role retires.

Duration: 00:24:59


#1464: Life As A War Correspondent And Ambassatrix

8/18/2017
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On this week’s 51%, we hear from a former war correspondent. She’s out with a book. And we learn how a clinic is helping bridge the gap between insurance companies and pregnant women fighting opioid addiction.

Duration: 00:24:59


#1463: Unruly Women And Women Sing The Blues

8/9/2017
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On this week’s 51%, we hear from an author on unruly women, check in with blues singer Lila Ammons and share a personal essay. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration: 00:24:59


#1462: A Percussionist Opens Up About Her Performance Anxiety

8/2/2017
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On this week’s 51%, a percussionist with an opera orchestra talks about her performance anxiety, and find out how specially trained nurses can help in rape cases. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration: 00:24:59


#1461: An Undocumented Woman And Documenting Women's Right To Vote

7/26/2017
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On this week’s 51%, we hear from an undocumented farm worker, learn about a suffragists exhibit in New York, where U.S. Senator from the state Kirsten Gillibrand visited and find out how a comedian is navigating politics in the punch line. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration: 00:24:59


#1460: A Man Walks For Women And Water

7/21/2017
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On this week’s 51%, we take a look at women and water, and hear from the young man who walks, sometimes runs, miles and miles to raise awareness about women and water. Plus, we meet one of just two female police chiefs in Vermont, and a playwright confronts the fear of aging. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration: 00:24:59


#1459: On Posterity And On Equality, Diversity

7/12/2017
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On this week’s 51%, we hear from mothers on their thoughts during these changing times and meet the president of a foundation that works to advance gender and racial equality. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration: 00:24:59


#1458: Checking In With The CEO Of The Ms. Foundation For Women

7/5/2017
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On this week’s 51%, a researcher looks into fixing mutated genes linked to breast cancer and we bring you a conversation with the CEO of the Ms. Foundation for Women. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration: 00:24:59


#1457: Stirring Things Up At The Culinary Institute

6/28/2017
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On this week’s 51%, we learn that, for the first time, The Culinary Institute of America has more women than men in its student body, and it’s reflected in the culinary world. And we meet one of the women enrolled at the CIA and hear her thoughts on the change. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration: 00:24:59


#1456: A Reform Advocate Reflects And Dance Empowers Girls

6/21/2017
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On this week’s 51%, a reform advocate in New York retires from her post, we hear about empowering girls through dance and we meet a female playwright whose work is about children in military families. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration: 00:24:59


#1455: Advancing Women In the Corporate World

6/14/2017
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On this week’s 51%, we hear from a consultant who helps to advance women in the corporate world. And we hear a story about modern day slavery. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration: 00:24:59


#1454: Feminist Art, Homeless Female Veterans, Bali

6/9/2017
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On this week’s 51%, we hear from a multidisciplinary artist known for her feminist performance art and hear what is being done to help the growing number of homeless female veterans. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration: 00:24:59

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