There are many definitions of advocacy, but my favorite is “the act of supporting others to make their voices heard, or to speak up for yourself.” In these selections, you will find people who are supporting others and their voices, people who have found their own voices, or tips and tools to support either avenue. Speaking your truth will heal you, and others hearing you speak the truth will heal the world.
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In this episode, I interview CEO Feygele Jacobs on her work in public health, getting a degree later in life, and getting involved with causes that are important to you.
In this Super U Summit talk, Notable Woman Founder Cristin Downs helps us own our power as women by recognizing that we are each notable.
In this Super U Summit talk, business strategist Brittney Rossie speaks on how to find your strengths by focusing on what you’re good at.
In this talk in The Notable Woman’s Super U Summit, meet the amazing writer extraordinaire Tara Bosler while she reminds you how to write copy like you.
I interview Missy Sturtevant, social justice advocate and business owner, about how she got started and the important work she does with her organization.
After the election results last week, I received many texts, phone calls, and Facebook messages that the world needed The Notable Woman now more than ever. Meh, I thought. I didn’t know if I agreed.
Mother Kristin Minara got a set of test results back to discover the baby she was carrying had spina bifida. And just like everything she does, Kristin embraced her unborn child and embraced her new life as a mother of a child with spina bifida. As it is the end of Spina Bifida Awareness month (October), I sat down with Kristin so she and Natalie, her young daughter, could spread that awareness to us.
You come home at the end of another long day, sit down to an excellent dinner prepared by your “stay at home Dad” husband, go for your family evening walk, bathe your son, read him a book, and after he’s in bed, then curl up with your — Facebook. You do too, you do! I see you there. And what do you see but that amazing Cheryl Helmick talking about her annual family fundraiser for charity.
You can bet a pie of delicious New York pizza that I didn’t start a blog and podcast on notable women not having a long list of women already in mind. These are women that I know and know well. I knew who I wanted to interview for the blog and who for the podcast and who for both. I have a list of women and the topics I would love to discuss with them. But for some reason, women having a hard time acknowledging their own awesome.
In this episode of The Notable Woman, I interview actor, writer, producer Michal Birnbaum about her new short film Division Ave.