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We continue our Women Though tLeader series with Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY). The Representative discusses the economic cost of gun violence and rising suicide rates, increase of female representation in Congress, and her role as the acting Chair of the Oversight Committee.
Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) talks to us about her vision for America concerning Medicare for All, immigration, minimum wage, and other issues.
Pelosi vs Trump: Donald Trump takes aim at Nancy Pelosi, and the Speaker of the House fires back. #MeTooVoter: Inside the next step of the #MeToo movement. Transgender Athletes: The effects of testosterone in women's athletics. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Rina Shah, Erin Matson, Carrie Sheffield
Warren vs. Biden: Elizabeth Warren is running neck-and-neck with Joe Biden in the Democratic primary. LGBT & SCOTUS: The Supreme Court takes on cases involving possible discrimination at work against 2 gay men and a transgender woman. Facial Recognition: The possible racial bias in the software. Panel: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Ann Stone, Latifa Lyles, Patrice Onwuka
Expanding user access and diversifying voices at the Library of Congress with the fourteenth Librarian of Congress, Dr. Carla Hayden. Dr. Hayden is the first woman and person of color to lead the library. She was appointed to her position in 2016 under President Barack Obama.
In Ageless Vegan, Woman Thought Leader Tracye McQuriter discusses the health benefits of adapting a vegetarian/vegan lifestyle. McQuirter breaks down her journey towards veganism including recipes.
Self Induced Abortions: The overall rate of abortions is down, but the rate of self induced ones is up. LGBTQ Pronouns: Grammy award-winning singer Sam Smith triggers debate after asking to be referred to as “they.” Financial Literacy: The differences in the way girls and boys are taught to think about money. PANEL: Ann Stone, Tiana Lowe, Anushay Hossain, Debra Carnahan
We speak with a therapist focusing on LGBT youth who co-wrote "Raising the Transgender Child," Dr. Michele Angello. She tells us what parents should do to help their transgender child navigate life. How do you deal with issues such as bullying, pronouns, bathrooms, and surgery?
Progress of #MeToo: As allegations emerge against Placido Domingo, we ask: how effective has the #MeToo movement been? Caregiving: Women are forced out of the workforce by the need to care for family members. Afghan Peace Deal. Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL) says women should be included. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Ann Stone, Megan Beyer, Rina Shah
Space archaeologist and Egyptologist, Sarah Parcak, sits down with Bonnie Erbe to discuss the challenges powerful women have faced over time, how space now plays a crucial part in discoveries, and how she handles being a woman in a male-dominated profession.
Misogyny & Shootings: The link between almost all mass shooters is a hatred of women, experts say. Dartmouth Sexual Assault Settlement: The prestigious university pays out 14 million dollars to students who say teachers created a culture of assault. PANEL: Megan Beyer, Patrice Onwuka, Latifa Lyles, Ann Stone
Competence: A new study reveals that women are finally perceived as competent as men. 2nd Primary Debates: Did any candidate put a dent in Joe Biden’s lead? Adultification: Black girls tend to be treated as if they were older than they actually are. PANEL: Anushay Hossain, Patrice Onwuka, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Tiana Lowe
On our next segment of #WomenThoughtLeader series, Bonnie Erbe speaks with Rep. Chrissy Houlahan & Rep. Mikie Sherrill about The Servicewomen and Women Veterans Congressional Caucus. The members aims to tackle issues that women face during and after active duty.
Trump vs. "The Squad:" A crowd at a Trump rally chanted ‘send her back,’ in reference to Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), inspired by the president’s own tweets which have been denounced by Congress. Rise and Risks of E-Cigarettes: Marketing tactics have led people to believe that vaping devices, like JUUL, are a safe alternative to cigarettes. PANEL: Patricia Sosa, Ann Stone, Donna Edwards, Liz Matory
Acosta’s Resignation: Amid intensifying criticism over plea deal with Jeffrey Epstein, Labor Secretary steps down. Equal Pay: U.S Women’s national soccer team follows success with demands of better pay. Democratic Division: Rep. Ocasio-Cortez & others clash with Speaker Pelosi. PANEL: Hilary Rosen, Rina Shah, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Liz Matory
We continue our woman thought leader series with renowned journalist Linda Greenhouse. The Yale Law lecturer spoke with Bonnie Erbe about reproductive rights and what's to come regarding abortion policies.
First Democratic Debate: Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Amy Klobuchar, Tulsi Gabbard, Kirsten Gillibrand, and Marianne Williamson joined 14 men in the debates. Women vs. Cable News: Jessica Yellin, formerly of CNN, tells us why she thinks women are tuning out. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Tiana Lowe, Lara Brown, Sabrina Schaeffer
Our #WomenThoughtLeaders series continues with an interview with Aimee Allison, founder of She The People. She argues that to win elections, Democrats must center women of color as they lead a diverse, inclusive coalition.
Women's Issues: Reproductive rights and other issues are picking up importance for 2020, according to polls. Peace & Security: Ivanka Trump is the face of a new initiative to include women in negotiating. Men & Feminism: Deputy PM of Belgium Alexander De Croo tells us why he says we're in the "age of women." PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC), Ann Stone, Erin Matson, Patrice Lee
Former Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina tells us what she learned about leadership in her career, which included becoming the first female CEO of a Fortune 50 company. Fiorina also gave her opinion the 2020 race and reflected on being personally insulted by Donald Trump, and talks to us about her new book, Find Your Way: Unleash Your Power and Highest Potential.