Air Date: 4/17/17: Suzanne Braun Levine. Pioneer. Women’s Right’s Activist. Feminist. Author. Writer. Speaker. A nationally recognized authority on women, families and changing gender roles, Suzanne was the first editor of Ms. magazine and the first woman to edit the Columbia Journalism Review. In her recent work Levine has celebrated a new stage of life – Second Adulthood – and she reports on the ongoing changes in women’s lives in her books, in media interviews, anthologies and in frequent blogs for AARP, Encore.org, Huff/Post50, and Next/Avenue.
Tag: For Women Over Forty
Air Date: 4/11/17 – Judith Orloff, M.D. is the New York Times bestselling author of the new book, The Empath’s Survival Guide: Life Strategies for Sensitive People which offers an invaluable resource to help empathic people survive in an often insensitive world. She is on the UCLA Psychiatric Clinical Faculty and synthesizes traditional medicine with cutting-edge knowledge of intuition and energy medicine and spirituality. She has a Facebook Empath Support Community with more than 6,000 members. Learn more at http://www.drjudithorloff.com
Air Date: 4/04/17 – Author, writer & mother, Cindy Bailey, has written for many magazines including Glamour, Bay Area Parent, City Sports Magazine, interviewed literary stars for LitRave, taught numerous writing workshops, and given readings. Since authoring an Amazon top-selling pioneering book touting healthy living as a way to achieve fertility (The Fertile Kitchen® Cookbook), her fertility story has appeared nationally on CBS and NBC, and she is regularly asked to speak on this subject. Most recently, a two-year stint traveling the world with her family has resulted in blogging about her adventures at My Little Vagabonds. For Cindy, passion, heart & and determination have driven her to pursue what feels right, with great (family) results. Hear her riveting uplifting story!
Air Date: 3/13/17 – Musician, singer, collaborator, performer, educator and mentor, Martha Redbone was born in Kentucky and and had maternal roots in Virginia and other parts of Appalachia. She absorbed music from many local traditions: African American, Cherokee, Choctaw, English folk music, and others. Her father had a strong gospel music tradition from North Carolina and she grew up learning and exploring her Native American roots among Cherokee and Choctaw groups. What is her lens and take on the world like? Has she found healing and rejuvination through her musical theatrepiece, the Martha Redbone Roots Project. Has anything changed for her in this new administration? Find out!
Air Date: 3/7/17 – What makes a “good mother?” Can we all stand that litmus test? Is it real or imagined, necessary or just an impediment to our growth? Avital Norman Nathman, author of the widely popular anthology, The Good Mother Myth: Redefining Motherhood to Fit Reality will explore this topic. Moving forward, Avital just wrapped up a stint as a contract employee with Yale School of Public Health, where she helped launch a research-based prenatal education program. What’s the state of prenatal care in America? And, what’s next for this Western-Mass-based feminist/activist/writer? Find out!
Air Date: 2/28/17 – What is so unique and yet informative about (the world of) penguins? Why do people seem fascinated by them? Do penguins have personalities and are they smart? “The Penguin Lady,” Dyan deNapoli, penguin expert, TED speaker, lecturer and author of the award-winning book, The Great Penguin Rescue, will discuss her experiences with these birds, her adventures to Antarctica and her “coming of age” as she learned more about these creatures. A fascinating segment!
Air Date: 2/21/17 – A yoga teacher, Customer Service Consultant Monica Tarr found application for her new-found (life) approach in her (corporate) workplace, and the results were staggering: higher productivity, higher sales, better communication and a greater sense of community. Now, she’s turned her sights to sharing these methodologies with other companies inc.: BlueCross/BlueShield, Northwest Bank and Alaska’s largest telecom provider, GCI. On “Conversations with Cyma,” she shares her sense for increasing these measures and her hopes for creating a national trend.
Air Date: 2/14/17 – Rev. Cynthia Brix, Dr. Christiane Northrup, Shaman Donna Henes and Transformational Teacher Barbara DeAngelis each discuss their feelings about love. Self-love, spiritual love, inspirational love, worldly love. What the world needs now, is love. In honor of Valentine’s Day.
Air Date: 1/24/17 – Writer and activist Ashton Applewhite has spent the later years of her life railing against ageism, helping mobilize others against discrimination because of age, and fighting for aging fully and gracefully. Ashton is based in Brooklyn, NY, and is the author of several books includingThis Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism. In 2016, she joined the PBS site “Next Avenue” (’s) annual list of 50 Influencers in Aging as their Influencer of the Year. Applewhite has been recognized by the New York Times, National Public Radio, and the American Society on Aging as an expert on ageism. She blogs at This Chair Rocks, has written for Harper’s, Playboy, and the New York Times, and is the voice of Yo, Is This Ageist?
Air Date – 1/24/17: Can you re-enter the workforce at any age? What’s required if you’ve been “out of the loop?” Can adults apply and secure internships which will help pave the way for a new job? Boston-based Carol Fishman Cohen, CEO and co-founder of iRelaunch, has her pulse on it all. The author of the Harvard Business Review article “The 40 Year Old Intern” on this very topic, her TED talk, ”How to Get Back to Work After a Career Break” has been viewed more than 1.4 million times and translated into 27 languages reflecting the resonation of her message. iRelaunch’s flagship event, sponsored by companies interested in hiring returning professionals, has run 19 times since 2008 and over 5,000 people have attended. Carol is the mother of four Millennials.