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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.

Twitter:

@WAMCRadio

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

#1480: Armenian Women Take Up An Ancient Art, Storyteller Experiences Lockdown Drill

12/6/2017
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On this week’s 51%, a Massachusetts artist returns to Armenia to empower women in an ancient art and we tune in to an essay about a lockdown drill. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration: 00:24:59


#1479: Directing A Personal Film And Helping To Bridge The STEM Gap

12/1/2017
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On this week’s 51%, we meet a woman making her directorial debut with a film about her sister’s suicide and hear about a program to encourage young women to enter STEM-related fields. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration: 00:24:59


#1478: Meet The First Woman Who Coached In The NFL

11/22/2017
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On this week’s 51%, we’re in the thick of football season and we hear from the first woman to coach in the NFL, plus we learn about an artificial pancreas from a woman who is an expert in type 1 diabetes. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration: 00:24:59


#1477: Two Women Are A Double Match

11/15/2017
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On this week’s 51%, they were a match, on Tinder, and for a kidney. The director thought it was good documentary material. And we hear about finding transgender health services. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration: 00:24:59


#1476: The ERA Battle, A Riveting Sculpture

11/8/2017
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On this week’s 51%, we jump into the battle over the Equal Rights Amendment and, with Veterans Day approaching, we have a story about a cultural icon from World War II. Plus, we meet an artist who experiences synesthesia. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration: 00:24:59


#1475: Honoring An Engineer And Rebalancing Gender Power

11/1/2017
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On this week’s 51%, a pioneering engineer is remembered for a number of her accomplishments, and the human race could use some rebalancing, with a heavy dose of feminine power. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration: 00:24:59


#1474: She Films Through A Lens Of Compassion

10/25/2017
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On this week’s 51%, we meet a filmmaker whose mission is to raise awareness and instill compassion for all beings, we hear about a program to get more female police officers into leadership and listen to an essay about toilet flowers. I’m Allison Dunne and this is 51%.

Duration: 00:24:59


#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

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