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Thinking back to our history classes growing up, we had one question: Where the ladies at? Enter, Womanica. In just 5 minutes a day, learn about different incredible women from throughout history. On Wonder Media Network’s award-winning podcast, we’re telling the stories of women you may or may not … read more

600 Episodes | 2020 - 2022

Dynamos: Mary Somerville

July 5th, 2022

7:06

Mary Somerville (1780-1872) chose to study science and mathematics, even when society tried to tell her she was only good for keeping house. She found her own way in a world dominated by men. And became a self-taught …

Dynamos: Clementine Hunter

July 4th, 2022

6:04

Clementine Hunter (c. 1887-1988) was a prolific painter who didn’t pick up her first paintbrush until her 50s. She’s one of Louisiana’s most …

BONUS: Ordinary Equality — Hanging On to a Future

July 2nd, 2022

28:03

Well, here we are. We're on the other side of what we've been talking about for years. Roe v. Wade has been struck down, and for the first time in our lifetime, abortion is no longer protected.

In our first episode, Kate …

Dynamos: Laura Ingalls Wilder

July 1st, 2022

7:01

Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867-1957) is one of the most popular children’s book authors of all time. Her books about adventure on the American plains …

Pride on Stage: Angie Xtravaganza

June 30th, 2022

6:02

Angie Xtravaganza (1964-1993) was a legend in the New York ballroom scene, who never had a child of her own, but was a mother figure to dozens of people in the ballroom world.

Special thanks to our exclusive Pride Month …

Pride on Stage: Holly Woodlawn

June 29th, 2022

5:59

Holly Woodlawn (1946-2015) is an actress and transgender icon whose impact spanned decades. Typically, pop artist Andy Warhol gave different artists …

Pride on Stage: Christa Winsloe

June 28th, 2022

6:32

Christa Winsloe (1888-1944) was truly a force to be reckoned with. Not only did she write groundbreaking, commercially successful scripts depicting …

Pride on Stage: Danitra Vance

June 27th, 2022

7:25

Danitra Vance (1954-1994) was a star of the stage and screen whose undeniable sense of humor broke barriers. Both the first queer woman and first Black cast member of Saturday Night Live, this trailblazing performer is …

Bonus: Proud to be Kia Barnes

June 25th, 2022

18:08

Welcome to a special bonus episode featuring comedienne Kia Barnes, brought to you by Mercedes-Benz. From leading Atlanta Public School's LGBTQ …

Pride on Stage: Irene Sharaff

June 24th, 2022

5:30

Irene Sharaff (1910-1993) was one of the most celebrated costume designers for both Broadway and Hollywood. Her work was known for its color, and for …

Pride on Stage: Gowongo Mohawk

June 23rd, 2022

5:07

Gowongo Mohawk (1859-1924) was one of the first Indigenous women to appear on an American stage, and the first Native male impersonator. 

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Pride on Stage: June Millington

June 22nd, 2022

6:03

June Millington (1948-present) is a celebrated guitarist who helped pioneer West Coast Garage rock. Her  all-women band inspired many generations of women in rock.

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Pride on Stage: Carmen Mercedes McRae

June 21st, 2022

5:41

Carmen Mercedes McRae (1920-1994) was an important jazz artist in the 1920’s. Not only was she a jazz vocalist, but she was also a composer, pianist, and actress. Sometimes called the “Painter of Song”, she is still …

Pride on Stage: Crystal LaBeija

June 20th, 2022

5:26

Crystal LaBeija (unknown-1982) was a trans woman and drag queen who reinvented the ballroom scene of New York City. Tired of entering balls that …

Pride on Stage: Bessie Jackson (Lucille Bogan)

June 17th, 2022

4:44

Bessie Jackson (Lucille Bogan) (1897-1948) was a performer infamous for writing some of the most sexually explicit Blues songs ever committed to record.

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Pride on Stage: Florence Hines

June 16th, 2022

5:27

Florence Hines (c.1870-1924) helped transform the way African Americans were depicted and perceived onstage. Though much of her life is a mystery, she earned critical acclaim while defying stereotypes and smashing the …

Pride on Stage: Mabel Hampton

June 15th, 2022

6:42

Mabel Hampton (1902-1989) started her career as a Harlem Renaissance performer and transformed into an activist.

Special thanks to our exclusive Pride Month sponsor, Mercedes-Benz! Mercedes-Benz continues to support and …

Pride on Stage: Barbara Hammer

June 14th, 2022

5:29

Barbara Hammer (1939-2019) was a prolific director. She created some of the first films to explore lesbian identity and love.

Special thanks to our …

Pride on Stage: Angelina Weld Grimké

June 13th, 2022

5:44

Angelina Weld Grimké (1880-1958) was an African-American poet and playwright. Born into a prominent abolitionist family, her work often touched on …

Bonus: Introducing...I Was Never There

June 11th, 2022

29:20

Introducing Wonder Media Network’s first true crime show, I Was Never There. Thirty-four years ago, Marsha “Mudd” Ferber vanished without a trace from Morgantown, WV. Mother-daughter duo Karen and Jamie Zelermyer are …

Pride on Stage: Greta Garbo

June 10th, 2022

8:06

Greta Garbo (1905-1990) was one of the greatest, and most mysterious, actresses of the silver screen. Her fame came as much from her on-screen …

Pride on Stage: Esther Eng

June 9th, 2022

7:01

Esther Eng (1914-1970) was a groundbreaking transnational filmmaker whose work was only recently rediscovered.

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Pride on Stage: Isadora Duncan

June 8th, 2022

8:25

Isadora Duncan (1877-1927) was the “mother of modern dance.” A woman who consistently threw off tradition, she forged her own path through art, and life. 

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Pride on Stage: Cheryl Dunye

June 7th, 2022

6:41

Cheryl Dunye (1966-present) was the first Black lesbian to direct a feature film. The movie, called The Watermelon Woman, established her as a leading voice in the New Queer Cinema movement of the 1990’s.

Special thanks …

Pride on Stage: Wendy Carlos

June 6th, 2022

6:38

Wendy Carlos (1939-present) is one of the most important figures in the world of electronic music. If you’ve found yourself moved by the film scores of A Clockwork Orange, The Shining, or Tron, you’ve been vibing to …

Pride on Stage: Nancy Cárdenas

June 3rd, 2022

5:34

Nancy Cárdenas (1934-1994) was an actor, poet, and writer. She was also the first queer person to come out on live television in Mexico.

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Pride on Stage: Suzanne Jeanne Baulé (Frede)

June 2nd, 2022

5:33

Suzanne Jeanne Baulé (Frede) (1914-1976) created a space for others to dance, perform, and be free. She was an androgynous queen of nightlife during …

Pride on Stage: Maude Adams

June 1st, 2022

5:46

Maude Adams (1872-1953) was America’s most popular and highest paid actress of her day. Beyond her skills onstage, she also helped invent technology …

Prodigies: Maria Agnesi

May 31st, 2022

6:56

Maria Agnesi (1718-1799) did groundbreaking work in the field of mathematics, creating a two-volume textbook that helped to shape math education. …

Prodigies: Samantha Smith

May 30th, 2022

7:02

Samantha Smith (1972-1985) was known as the girl who broke through the Iron Curtain. Her enthusiasm for letter writing made her unofficially America’s youngest ambassador, or “the pint-sized peacemaker.”

History classes …

Prodigies: Sophie Scholl

May 27th, 2022

5:51

Sophie Scholl (1921-1943) went from being a member of Hitler Youth to becoming one of the most prominent members of the youth resistance movement …

Prodigies: Anna Elizabeth Dickinson

May 26th, 2022

8:28

Anna Elizabeth Dickinson (1842-1932) was, for a time, one of the most famous women in the U.S. A skilled orator, she delivered speeches across the …

Prodigies: Tamar the Great of Georgia

May 25th, 2022

4:59

Tamar the Great of Georgia (1160-1213) was tasked with leading a kingdom at just 18 years old. By the end of her rule, she had solidified her …

Prodigies: Elizabeth Taylor

May 24th, 2022

6:05

Elizabeth Taylor (1932-2011) was one of the most revered actresses of the 20th century. With a career spanning 70 years, she served as an icon for generations of moviegoers.  

History classes can get a bad rap, and …

Prodigies: Higuchi Ichiyō

May 23rd, 2022

5:38

Higuchi Ichiyō (1872-1896) defied the odds to become one of the most prominent writers of her time. Through her stories of life during Japan’s Meiji era, she found beauty in everyday challenges.

History classes can get a …

Prodigies: Phillis Wheatley

May 20th, 2022

5:18

Phillis Wheatley (c.1753-1784) was the first African-American woman to publish a book of poetry.

History classes can get a bad rap, and sometimes for …

Prodigies: Suzanne Lenglen

May 19th, 2022

7:07

Suzanne Lenglen (1899-1938) was the first tennis diva of the 20th century. She was known for her show-stopping fashion, celebrated for her impressive tennis skills, and infamous for her larger-than-life behavior on and …

Prodigies: Martha Argerich

May 18th, 2022

5:25

Martha Argerich (1941-present) is considered perhaps the greatest living pianist. She embodies rebellion both on and off stage.

History classes can get a bad rap, and sometimes for good reason. When we were students, we …

Prodigies: Hannie Schaft

May 17th, 2022

7:34

Hannie Schaft (1920-1945) was an iconic fighter for the Dutch resistance during World War II. Known as the notorious “girl with the red hair,” she …

Prodigies: Hazel Scott

May 16th, 2022

8:51

Hazel Scott (1920-1981) was a musical genius who advocated for equal rights in the entertainment industry. She dazzled audiences with her jazz renditions of the likes of Chopin and Bach while bucking racial stereotypes …

Prodigies: Clara Lemlich

May 13th, 2022

7:11

Clara Lemlich (1886-1982) organized and empowered women from the working class to housewives, becoming the voice that incited the famous Uprising of the Twenty Thousand in 1909.

History classes can get a bad rap, and …

Prodigies: Anne Frank

May 12th, 2022

7:19

Anne Frank (1929-1945) was a woman whose diary revealed the atrocities of World War II.

History classes can get a bad rap, and sometimes for good …

Prodigies: Dimi Mint Abba

May 11th, 2022

5:12

Dimi Mint Abba (1958-2011) was the diva of the desert. Widely considered Mauritania’s most famous musician, her soaring vocals have proven the soundtrack for generations of North Africans.

History classes can get a bad …

Prodigies: Maryam Mirzakhani

May 10th, 2022

6:13

Maryam Mirzakhani (1977-2017) was an optimist and an innovator, contributing new points of view and new teachings to the fields of dynamics and geometry. She is the only woman to have won the coveted Fields Medal.

Prodigies: Mary, Queen of Scots

May 9th, 2022

7:31

Mary, Queen of Scots (1542-1587) became a queen at a mere six days old, when monarchs were mostly men. She led a complicated life in the public eye …

Prodigies: Shirley Bassey

May 6th, 2022

5:28

Shirley Bassey (1937-present) is a vocal powerhouse from the United Kingdom responsible for three James Bond theme songs. Known for her sultry voice, …

Prodigies: Judy Garland

May 5th, 2022

7:26

Judy Garland (1922-1969) achieved international stardom with signature songs like “Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” but her plucky innocence hid a much darker inner life.

History classes can get a bad rap, and sometimes for …

Prodigies: Katherine Dunham

May 4th, 2022

7:20

Katherine Dunham (1909-2006) was a pioneering, multi-talented woman, who brought a unique celebration of Black culture to the public eye. She blended …

Prodigies: Mary Shelley

May 3rd, 2022

7:00

Mary Shelley (1797-1851) wrote a spooky story that has stood the test of time. A character from her book is still an iconic Halloween costume. At only eighteen years of age, this Womanican began writing her most famous …

Prodigies: Joan Baez

May 2nd, 2022

6:32

Joan Baez (1941-present) is regarded as the Queen of Folk Music, captivating audiences for 60 years with her warbling soprano voice. She used her …

Eco-Warriors: Celia M. Hunter

April 29th, 2022

7:59

Celia M. Hunter (1919-2001) committed her life to exploring and protecting Alaska’s rugged wilderness and helped double the size of the American National Park System in the process.

History classes can get a bad rap, and …

Eco-Warriors: Aurora Castillo

April 28th, 2022

6:21

Aurora Castillo (1914-1998) was a matriarch of grassroots environmentalism. A lifelong resident of Los Angeles, she defended her community from a prison, a pipeline, a hazardous waste treatment plant, and a toxic …

Eco-Warriors: Margaret “Mardy” Murie

April 27th, 2022

6:39

Margaret “Mardy” Murie (1902-2003) is the grandmother of the conservation movement. Driven by her love of learning and the great outdoors, she helped create the Arctic National Refuge in the land we know as Alaska.

Eco-Warriors: Anna Botsford Comstock

April 26th, 2022

8:05

Anna Botsford Comstock (1854-1930) was a scientist, illustrator, and educator. She was a pioneer in higher education for women, and also ensured …

Eco-Warriors: Vandana Shiva

April 25th, 2022

7:19

Vandana Shiva (1952-present) is an Indian scholar, environmental activist, food sovereignty advocate, and author who focuses on maintaining …

Eco-Warriors: Sylvia Earle

April 22nd, 2022

7:51

Sylvia Earle (1935-present) is a leading advocate for ocean conservation and one of the world’s best known marine scientists. She has logged thousands of hours diving beneath the surface of the ocean, and brought the …

Eco-Warriors: Julia “Judy” Bonds

April 21st, 2022

7:59

Julia “Judy” Bonds (1952-2011) was a coal miner's daughter who realized the damage that the industry was having on her home and spent the rest of her …

Eco-Warriors: Margie Eugene-Richard

April 20th, 2022

8:17

Margie Eugene-Richard (1941-present) is a powerhouse in environmental justice. Her campaign to stop major corporations from polluting her family home …

Eco-Warriors: Mary Amdur

April 19th, 2022

6:04

Mary Amdur (1921-1998) was a researcher who shaped our understanding of the negative effects of air pollution. Her work laid the groundwork for clean …

Eco-Warriors: Marjory Stoneman Douglas

April 18th, 2022

7:18

Marjory Stoneman Douglas (1890-1998) was a gifted writer and conservationist who is known as “the woman who saved the Everglades." 

History classes can get a bad rap, and sometimes for good reason. When we were students, …

Eco-Warriors: Fatima Jibrell

April 15th, 2022

6:47

Fatima Jibrell (1947-present) is a prominent Somali environmental activist. In the wake of her country’s devastating civil war, she founded a non-profit focused on protecting its pastoral land. She has been a strong …

Eco-Warriors: Dorothy Stang

April 14th, 2022

7:58

Dorothy Stang (1931-2005) dedicated her life to protecting the environment and fighting for the poor. She knew these struggles were interlinked, and her religious faith informed her work until the very end.

History …

Eco-Warriors: Hazel M. Johnson

April 13th, 2022

8:34

Hazel M. Johnson (1935-2011) is known as the Mother of Environmental Justice. Her work focused on bettering the lives of her family and her neighbors in the face of government oversight. Along the way, she opened the …

Eco-Warriors: Ellen Swallow Richards

April 12th, 2022

9:39

Ellen Swallow Richards (1842-1911) was the first woman to be admitted to MIT. She founded the home economics movement and ignited the study of …

Eco-Warriors: Grace Thorpe

April 11th, 2022

8:04

Grace Thorpe (1921-2008) was a pioneering advocate for environmental and Native rights.

History classes can get a bad rap, and sometimes for good …

BONUS: As She Rises Season 2

April 9th, 2022

2:35

If you're loving this month's Womanica theme, wait til you listen to As She Rises! As She Rises is back for a second season to celebrate both Earth and Poetry Month. Throughout April, we’re telling the stories of …

Eco-Warriors: Octavia Hill

April 8th, 2022

7:39

Octavia Hill (1838-1912) led of the British open space movement. Inspired by Christian socialism, she channeled her belief system into the creation of the UK’s National Trust.

History classes can get a bad rap, and …

Eco-Warriors: LaDonna Brave Bull Allard

April 7th, 2022

7:40

LaDonna Brave Bull Allard (1956-2021) helped kickstart one of the largest indigenous movements in the last century: the #NoDAPL movement, or the …

Eco-Warriors: Rosalie Edge

April 6th, 2022

8:45

Rosalie Edge (1877-1962) started her activist career as a suffragist and made her mark when she turned the conservation movement upside-down. She exposed corruption, and became one of the most influential …

Eco-Warriors: Val Plumwood

April 5th, 2022

9:44

Val Plumwood (1939-2008) was an environmentalist and philosopher who went against the grain. She was a pioneering thinker in ecofeminism. She believed that the western human-centric approach to life devalued nature, and …

Eco-Warriors: Gaura Devi

April 4th, 2022

7:20

Gaura Devi (1925-1991) organized the women in her community to protect their environment and their heritage. Though her name has largely remained …

Eco-Warriors: Lois Gibbs

April 1st, 2022

8:55

Lois Gibbs (1951-present) is an activist whose work protecting her community opened our eyes to environmental crises on a local level. Her small town campaign made national headlines and established her as a leading …

Innovators: Jeanne Villepreux-Power

March 31st, 2022

9:58

Jeanne Villepreux-Power (1794-1871) was a self taught marine biologist, conservationist, and one of the most esteemed naturalists of her time.

Special …

Innovators: Mária Telkes

March 30th, 2022

9:06

Mária Telkes (1900-1995) was known as the “Sun Queen” because she dedicated her career to harnessing the power of the sun through technology, proving …

Innovators: Mary Walton

March 29th, 2022

9:19

Mary Walton (c.1821-unknown) was an inventor who came up with methods to minimize the effects of pollution caused by the industrial revolution.

Innovators: Pat Spearman

March 28th, 2022

11:24

Pat Spearman (1955-present) is one of the living torchbearers of the Equal Rights Amendment. She may not have started her career fighting for the ERA, but she’s become one of its biggest champions. She fought for Nevada …

Innovators: Sarah Parker Remond

March 25th, 2022

9:53

Sarah Parker Remond (1826-1894) was a prominent orator who spoke with the likes of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass. Through her speeches, she …

Innovators: Katsuko Saruhashi

March 24th, 2022

12:04

Katsuko Saruhashi (1920-2007) was the first woman to receive a PhD in chemistry in Japan. As a geochemist, she notably detected the dangers of radioactive fallout and how far it can travel.

Special thanks to LinkedIn as …

Innovators: Matilda Joslyn Gage

March 23rd, 2022

12:24

Matilda Joslyn Gage (1826-1898) was a radical feminist of the 19th century. Alongside Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, the trio were known as the triumvirate, but due to the turns of history you might not …

Innovators: Mary Sherman Morgan

March 22nd, 2022

9:01

Mary Sherman Morgan (1921-2004) is known as America's first female rocket scientist.

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Innovators: Martha Wright Griffiths

March 21st, 2022

10:36

Martha Wright Griffiths (1912-2003) is known as "The Mother of the ERA." Over the course of her 42 year political career, she fought against gender …

Innovators: Margaret Knight

March 18th, 2022

9:05

Margaret Knight (1838-1914) was an inventor, most notably of a machine to produce flat-bottomed paper bags. 

Special thanks to LinkedIn as our exclusive Women's History Month sponsor on Womanica. Join the conversation …

Innovators: Stephanie Kwolek

March 17th, 2022

10:51

Stephanie Kwolek (1923-2014) used her creativity in chemistry to create something miraculous. Her discovery has saved thousands of lives and without …

Innovators: Beulah Louise Henry

March 16th, 2022

9:29

Beulah Louise Henry (1887-1973) is nicknamed “Lady Edison" and is recognized for her everyday devices that made life a little easier and simpler. If …

Innovators: Bessie Blount Griffin

March 15th, 2022

11:13

Bessie Blount Griffin (1914-2009) has gone largely unknown. But her mission to help disabled veterans, and her ingenious devices, left their mark on medical history. Her impressive career spanned from nursing and …

Innovators: Crystal Eastman

March 14th, 2022

8:27

Crystal Eastman (1881-1928) was unrelenting in her fight for equality. When the Nineteenth Amendment was ratified in 1920, after years of fighting for the right of women to vote, she wrote: “Men are saying perhaps …

Innovators: Frances Gabe

March 11th, 2022

6:26

Frances Gabe (1915-2016) hated cleaning so much, she dreamt of building a house that could clean itself. Using her own money, her own hands, and …

Innovators: Josephine Cochrane

March 10th, 2022

5:56

Josephine Cochrane (1839-1913) invented a machine that brought the feeling of luxury straight into your own home–the commercial dishwasher.

Special thanks to LinkedIn as our exclusive Women's History Month sponsor on …

Innovators: Marie Van Brittan Brown

March 9th, 2022

5:42

Marie Van Brittan Brown (1922-1999) was the inventor of the first home security system. A woman so ahead of her time, her innovation wouldn’t make it …

Innovators: Yvonne Brill

March 8th, 2022

6:14

Yvonne Brill (1924-2013) was a rocket scientist behind some of the century’s biggest aerospace innovations–though she never actually received an engineering degree.

Special thanks to LinkedIn as our exclusive Women's …

Innovators: Dagonwadonti (Molly Brant)

March 7th, 2022

7:20

Dagonwadonti (Molly Brant) (c.1736-1796) was an important political figure during the era of the American Revolution. She was a Mohawk leader whose …

BONUS: From Getting Even with Anita Hill: Founding Critical Race Theory with Kimberlé Crenshaw

March 5th, 2022

5:49

Tune in for a special preview of the new podcast, Getting Even with Anita Hill, from Pushkin Industries. The American icon talks with trailblazers …

Innovators: Katharine Burr Blodgett

March 4th, 2022

6:38

Katharine Burr Blodgett (1898-1979)was the first woman scientist ever hired by General Electric and is credited as the inventor of non-reflective glass.

Special thanks to LinkedIn as our exclusive Women's History Month …

Innovators: Melitta Bentz

March 3rd, 2022

6:25

Melitta Bentz (1873-1950) changed the world of coffee with one simple, yet elegant, invention–the coffee filter.

Special thanks to LinkedIn as our exclusive Women's History Month sponsor on Womanica. Join the …

Innovators: Evelyn Berezin

March 2nd, 2022

7:50

Evelyn Berezin (1925-2018) built and marketed the first computerized word processor.

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Innovators: Ada Lovelace

March 1st, 2022

7:52

Ada Lovelace (1815-1852) is known as the first computer programmer. Despite living during a time when women were not considered scientific thinkers, her contributions to computer science are indispensable–and …

Musicians: Sarah Vaughan

February 28th, 2022

6:04

Sarah Vaughan (1924-1990) was an elite songstress. In her nearly 50 year career, her voice never faltered. Even as she encountered age and the …

Musicians: Mary Lou Williams

February 25th, 2022

6:36

Mary Lou Williams (1910-1981) had incredible musicality–in her performances, her arrangements, and her conversations–and helped shape the arc of jazz. Though she’s often left out of the history books, she belongs in the …

Musicians: Mary Wells

February 24th, 2022

5:42

Mary Wells (1943-1992) was the Queen of Motown. While her name is often excluded from the roster of Motown greats, she belongs in this parthenon of barrier-breaking talent.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Musicians: Ethel Waters

February 23rd, 2022

8:31

Ethel Waters (1896-1977) was a singer and actress who made a career moving from vaudeville and honky-tonk to jazz, pop music, and Broadway.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes for good reason. When we were …

Musicians: Dinah Washington

February 22nd, 2022

5:26

Dinah Washington (1924-1963) rocketed to stardom in the 1950s. Her distinctive blues, jazz and R&B music topped the charts, earning her the title ‘Queen of the Blues.'

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Musicians: Clara Ward

February 21st, 2022

7:50

Clara Ward (1924-1973) was a singer whose storied career and one-of-a-kind voice helped bring gospel into mainstream music.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes for good reason. When we were students, we …

Musicians: Eileen Southern

February 18th, 2022

5:53

Eileen Southern (1920-2002) dedicated her life to documenting the traditions of Black music in America. Through her work, she illuminated her community’s true musical diversity.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Musicians: Diana Ross

February 17th, 2022

8:39

Diana Ross (1944-present) has a career that has spanned the last six decades. She is the only female artist to have number one singles as a solo …

Musicians: Gertrude “Ma” Rainey

February 16th, 2022

5:13

Gertrude “Ma” Rainey (c.1886-1939) was known as the Mother of the Blues. With her full, deep throated voice and lyrics that celebrated the liberation …

Musicians: Leontyne Price

February 15th, 2022

9:15

Leontyne Price (1927-present) broke barriers by singing in a long-segregated style–opera. She became one of the most beloved voices of her generation and opened the door for even more Black opera stars.

History classes …

Musicians: Julia Perry

February 14th, 2022

6:26

Julia Perry (1924-1979) was a prolific composer whose music combined a career’s worth of study in European classical training with her own African …

Musicians: Odetta

February 11th, 2022

6:28

Odetta (1930-2008) was a folk icon whose songs were the soundtrack of the protest movement of the 50s and 60s. She influenced a generation of …

Musicians: Mabel Mercer

February 10th, 2022

6:02

Mabel Mercer (1900-1984) was a famous cabaret performer and an inspiration to some of the most famous voices of music.

History classes can get a bad …

Musicians: Patti LaBelle

February 9th, 2022

5:15

Patti LaBelle (1944-present) has had a long career pushing boundaries in soul and gospel music. In fact, she’s known as ‘The Godmother of Soul.'

Musicians: Gladys Knight

February 8th, 2022

7:17

Gladys Knight (1944-present) is a legend known as the “Empress of Soul.” Her repertoire boasts no fewer than seven Grammys, two number-one Billboard …

Musicians: Etta James

February 7th, 2022

8:52

Etta James (1938-2012) had one of the strongest voices in the history of blues, R&B, and soul music.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Musicians: Alberta Hunter

February 4th, 2022

6:38

Alberta Hunter (1895-1984) was a singer with one of the longest, and most unconventional, careers in music. By the time she was in her 30s, she’d …

Musicians: Whitney Houston

February 3rd, 2022

7:15

Whitney Houston (1963-2012) was one of the best selling musical artists of all time whose singles repeatedly topped the charts.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes for good reason. When we were students, we …

Musicians: Lizzie “Kid” Douglas, AKA Memphis Minnie

February 2nd, 2022

6:43

Lizzie “Kid” Douglas, AKA Memphis Minnie (1897-1973) was the queen of country blues. Her strong voice and masterful fingerpicking on the guitar …

Musicians: Aaliyah

February 1st, 2022

5:28

Aaliyah (1979-2001) was an artist who set a new standard for R&B in the 90s. She integrated genres and was known for her distinctive voice and style.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes for good reason. …

Health + Wellness: Mary Edwards Walker

January 31st, 2022

6:43

Mary Edwards Walker (1832-1919) was a feminist, suffragist, spy, prisoner of war and surgeon. She was a nonconformist, who became the ​​only woman in history to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor.

History classes …

Health + Wellness: Helen Rodríguez Trías

January 28th, 2022

6:01

Helen Rodríguez Trías (1929-2001) was the first Latina director of the American Public Health Association. She was a leading advocate in the women’s health movement who pushed institutions to better understand the …

Health + Wellness: Helen B. Taussig

January 27th, 2022

5:27

Helen B. Taussig (1898-1986) was one of the most renowned and distinguished doctors of the 20th century. Though she faced numerous challenges, she persevered to produce a legacy of work that has saved countless lives.

Health + Wellness: Florence Sabin

January 26th, 2022

4:37

Florence Sabin (1871-1953) was one of the first American women to make a career as a research scientist. She was the first female faculty member at …

Health + Wellness: Lulu Hunt Peters

January 25th, 2022

4:10

Lulu Hunt Peters (1873-1930) popularized a mathematical approach to weight loss. In doing so, she transformed modern diet culture and many of her …

Health + Wellness: Bertha Pappenheim

January 24th, 2022

6:01

Bertha Pappenheim (1859-1936) was a feminist, social pioneer, and the founder of the Jewish Women's Association. She is also one of the most famous patients in history, known as Anna O.

History classes can get a bad …

Health + Wellness: Mary Eliza Mahoney

January 21st, 2022

4:59

Mary Eliza Mahoney (1845-1926) was the first African American to complete a professional training program and work as a nurse in the United States.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes for good reason. When …

Health + Wellness: Miriam Lee

January 20th, 2022

5:31

Miriam Lee (1926-2009) was one of the pioneering acupuncturists in America, responsible for acupuncture being legalized in California.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes for good reason. When we were …

Health + Wellness: Henrietta Lacks

January 19th, 2022

5:19

Henrietta Lacks (1920-1951) unknowingly shaped modern medicine.  For the last seventy years, scientists have used cells taken from her body–without her knowledge or permission–to develop vaccines, conduct research, and …

Health + Wellness: Mary Putnam Jacobi

January 18th, 2022

4:53

Mary Putnam Jacobi (1842-1906) was a doctor who empowered women to become physicians by raising the level of medical education for women and overcoming public doubt about women’s capabilities to study and practice …

Health + Wellness: Jane Hodgson

January 17th, 2022

4:43

Jane Hodgson (1915-2006) was a doctor who fought fiercely for abortion rights. In 1970, three years before Roe v. Wade, she became the first doctor arrested for performing an illegal abortion in a hospital. She did so …

Health + Wellness: Alice Hamilton

January 14th, 2022

10:13

Alice Hamilton (1869-1970) was a pioneer in the fields of industrial toxicology and occupational health. Her work helped pave the way for significant …

Health + Wellness: Patricia Goldman-Rakic

January 13th, 2022

6:15

Patricia Goldman-Rakic (1937-2003) was a neuroscientist whose invaluable discoveries helped us understand a once-mysterious part of the brain. Her …

Health + Wellness: Ogino Ginko

January 12th, 2022

6:15

Ogino Ginko (1851-1913) was Japan’s first female doctor of Western medicine. After suffering humiliating treatment at the hands of male doctors, she …

Health + Wellness: Gertrude B. Elion

January 11th, 2022

7:07

Gertrude B. Elion (1918-1999) was a Nobel Prize-winning chemist. With an insatiable thirst for knowledge, she relentlessly pursued a career in the sciences when few laboratories took female candidates seriously.

History …

Health + Wellness: Joycelyn Elders

January 10th, 2022

9:05

Joycelyn Elders (1933-present) is a pediatrician and public health advocate who served as Surgeon General of the United States. Her research and dedication to public health was questioned at most every turn, especially …

Health + Wellness: Selma Dritz

January 7th, 2022

5:16

Selma Dritz (1917-2008) was a compassionate physician and epidemiologist. She tracked the first known cases of AIDS in San Francisco, and is …

Health + Wellness: Indra Devi

January 6th, 2022

7:22

Indra Devi (1899-2002) was known as the “first lady of yoga." While she recognized yoga as a deeply spiritual discipline, she also knew how to use …

Health + Wellness: Angélique du Coudray

January 5th, 2022

5:05

Angélique du Coudray (1712-1794) transformed the practice of midwifery in eighteenth century France. Her work was so invaluable that the king of France himself recognized her contributions and funded her teaching. 

Health + Wellness: Suzanne Aubert

January 4th, 2022

5:30

Suzanne Aubert (1835-1926) founded a religious order in New Zealand, made it her life’s work to care for the sick and underserved, and could become …

Health + Wellness: Virginia Apgar

January 3rd, 2022

5:30

Virginia Apgar (1909-1974) was a pioneering obstetric anesthesiologist who designed a test that still saves newborns every day. She was also the …

Visionaries: Lina Wertmüller

December 31st, 2021

5:41

Lina Wertmüller (1928-2021) was the first woman to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director. Known for her ability to blend sex, politics, …

Visionaries: Homai Vyarawalla

December 30th, 2021

5:19

Homai Vyarawalla (1913-2012) is known as India’s first woman photojournalist. Her images captured a politically charged era in India’s history on its …

Visionaries: Carolee Schneemann

December 29th, 2021

5:55

Carolee Schneemann (1939-2019) was bold with her art. She moved between forms like video and performance, though she always maintained she was a …

Visionaries: Betye Saar

December 28th, 2021

5:14

Betye Saar (1926-present) continuously creates inventive, thought-provoking, and political pieces of art out of objects that she collects from all …

Visionaries: Lorraine O'Grady

December 27th, 2021

5:30

Lorraine O'Grady (1934-present) is a ground-breaking conceptual artist, who didn’t enter the art world until she was in her 40s.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes for good reason. When we were students, …

Visionaries: Alice Neel

December 24th, 2021

6:19

Alice Neel (1900-1984) was one of the most important portrait artists of the 20th century. Her honest, depictions of family, friends, artists and …

Visionaries: Graciela Iturbide

December 23rd, 2021

5:15

Graciela Iturbide (1942-present) is a Mexican photographer who has portrayed Mexico’s challenges and surprises for more than 50 years with poetry and dedication. Her high-contrast, black and white photographs are iconic …

Visionaries: Paula Modersohn-Becker

December 22nd, 2021

6:16

Paula Modersohn-Becker (1876-1907) was a groundbreaking Expressionist, who revolutionized the way female bodies were treated by Western art. 

History …

Visionaries: Joan Mitchell

December 21st, 2021

6:36

Joan Mitchell (1925-1992) was an abstract expressionist painter, known for her animated and dynamic brushstrokes made up of bright, intense colors. …

Visionaries: Ana Mendieta

December 20th, 2021

6:49

Ana Mendieta (1948-1985) grounded her work through what she called, a “universal energy.” She used mud, earth, flowers, and even blood in her art to evoke the emotional, and at times harrowing, inspirations behind her …

Visionaries: Vivian Maier

December 17th, 2021

6:20

Vivian Maier (1926-2009) was one of the most accomplished street photographers of the late 20th century whose work was only recognized after her death.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes for good reason. …

Visionaries: Corita Kent

December 16th, 2021

7:22

Corita Kent (1918-1986) usually wore a nun’s uniform of black and white, but the art she created was full of color; bright, bold, and transformative …

Visionaries: Loïs Mailou Jones

December 15th, 2021

6:22

Loïs Mailou Jones (1905-1998) practiced art for more than eighty years, becoming a role model for Black artists in America, and championing …

Visionaries: Lola Álvarez Bravo

December 14th, 2021

7:14

Lola Álvarez Bravo (1903-1993) was behind some of Mexico’s most celebrated photographs and was a key figure in the post-revolutionary artistic …

Visionaries: Luchita Hurtado

December 13th, 2021

5:45

Luchita Hurtado (1920-2020) was an artist whose choice of medium was as wide-ranging as her subject matter, working in acrylic, graphite, ink and …

Visionaries: Kati Horna

December 10th, 2021

5:36

Kati Horna (1912-2000) was a photographer of the avant-garde. She was a radical leftist who fled war and persecution.

History classes can get a bad …

Visionaries: Hannah Höch

December 9th, 2021

6:45

Hannah Höch (1889-1978) was a prolific artist and the only woman associated with the Berlin Dada group, known for her provocative photomontage …

Visionaries: Elizabeth Catlett

December 8th, 2021

7:00

Elizabeth Catlett (1915-2012) was one of the most prolific and important expressionist artists of the 20th century. Her work was political from its …

Visionaries: Claude Cahun

December 7th, 2021

6:32

Claude Cahun (1894-1954) lived their life challenging gender and questioning identity. They  refused to be defined–or confined–to the societal norms for women in the early 20th century.

History classes can get a bad …

Visionaries: Inge Morath

December 6th, 2021

4:40

Inge Morath (1923-2002) was a confident documentary photographer and the first woman to be accepted as a full member of the renowned Magnum photo …

Visionaries: Anna Atkins

December 3rd, 2021

5:17

Anna Atkins (1799-1871) was a pioneer in the fields of photography and botany. She was the first person to publish a book illustrated with …

Visionaries: Ruth Asawa

December 2nd, 2021

6:19

Ruth Asawa (1926-2013) was an artist known for her geometric, woven wire sculptures.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes for good …

Visionaries: Diane Arbus

December 1st, 2021

6:55

Diane Arbus (1923-1971) is one of the most celebrated American photographers of the 20th century, best known for capturing subjects who lived on the edges of society.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes for …

Indigenous Women: Sarah Winnemucca

November 30th, 2021

5:23

Sarah Winnemucca (1844-1891) was an educator, author, and advocate who worked as an interpreter and fought to protect Indigenous rights. When she died, the New York Times called her “the most remarkable woman among the …

Indigenous Women: Annie Dodge Wauneka

November 29th, 2021

4:40

Annie Dodge Wauneka (1910-1997) was a prominent leader in the Navajo community, and a voice for Navajo people in the US government. She worked to improve the health of people in her community, while respecting and …

Indigenous Women: Maria Tallchief

November 26th, 2021

5:44

Maria Tallchief (1925-2013) was the first Indigenous ballerina in history to receive international recognition. She was the highest paid ballet dancer in her time and gave new life to the American ballet scene.

History …

Indigenous Women: Bartolina Sisa

November 25th, 2021

4:54

Bartolina Sisa (c.1753-1782) became a symbol for the Latin American anti-colonial movement of the 18th century. She led several uprisings against …

Indigenous Women: Angela Sidney

November 24th, 2021

6:17

Angela Sidney (1902-1991) was a remarkable storyteller in the Yukon territory of Canada. As one of the last members of the Tagish, she recognized the …

Indigenous Women: Evelyn Scott

November 23rd, 2021

5:22

Evelyn Scott (1935-2017) was one of the most celebrated voices in the battle for indigenous rights in Australia. She was a life-long political …

Indigenous Women: Comandanta Ramona

November 22nd, 2021

6:46

Comandanta Ramona (1959-2006) was a legendary member of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation, or EZLN, a revolutionary indigenous political and …

Indigenous Women: Susan La Flesche Picotte

November 19th, 2021

7:04

Susan La Flesche Picotte (1865-1915) was the first Native American to earn a medical degree. She dedicated her life to helping her people and …

Indigenous Women: Edith Monture

November 18th, 2021

4:56

Edith Monture (1890-1996) was the first indigenous woman in Canada to become a registered nurse and the first indigenous woman to gain the right to vote in a Canadian election. 

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Indigenous Women: Elizabeth Peratrovich

November 17th, 2021

7:13

Elizabeth Peratrovich (1911-1958) was a legendary civil rights activist who moved lawmakers in Alaska to pass the first anti-discrimination law.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes for good reason. When we …

Indigenous Women: Juana Maria

November 16th, 2021

7:27

Juana Maria (unknown-1853), also known as the lost woman of San Nicolas island, lived a solitary and fabled life as one of the last members of the …

Indigenous Women: Wilma Mankiller

November 15th, 2021

6:47

Wilma Mankiller (1945-2010) was the first woman elected to lead the Cherokee Nation.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes for good …

Indigenous Women: Lozen

November 12th, 2021

4:43

Lozen (c. 1840-1889) was a skilled healer and a fierce warrior who led the charge in the Apache resistance to US occupation in the late 1800s.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes for good reason. When we …

Indigenous Women: Edmonia Lewis

November 11th, 2021

6:45

Edmonia Lewis (c. 1840-1907) was the first professional sculptor of African American and indigenous descent.  She found inspiration in her heritage, …

Indigenous Women: Emily Kame Kngwarreye

November 10th, 2021

5:54

Emily Kame Kngwarreye (1910-1996) was an Aboriginal artist recognized as one of the most important and consequential artists in Australian history.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes for good reason. When …

Indigenous Women: Rani Gaidinliu

November 9th, 2021

4:54

Rani Gaidinliu (1915-1993) fought for the independence of her tribe at only 13 years old. Though her methods were controversial, many still remember …

Indigenous Women: Mary Thompson “Te Ata” Fisher

November 8th, 2021

6:35

Mary Thompson “Te Ata” Fisher (1895-1995) was a Chickasaw woman who became a renowned actor and performer, bringing the stories, traditions, dances of native peoples to the world.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Indigenous Women: Elouise Cobell

November 5th, 2021

6:57

Elouise Cobell (1945-2011) took on the United States government, fighting tirelessly for federal accountability in one of the largest class action lawsuits ever filed against the U.S.

History classes can get a bad wrap, …

Indigenous Women: Ella Cara Deloria

November 4th, 2021

6:12

Ella Cara Deloria (1889-1971) was a linguist and ethnographer who became one of the foremost experts on Dakota and Lakota oral history.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes for good reason. When we were …

Indigenous Women: Whina Cooper

November 3rd, 2021

6:40

Whina Cooper (1895-1994) was a respected Maori leader who spent decades fighting for the rights of Maori people and their land.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes for good reason. When we were students, we …

Indigenous Women: Dolores Cacuango

November 2nd, 2021

4:06

Dolores Cacuango (1881-1971) fought for and asserted the identity and rights of indigenous peoples against a backdrop of centuries of brutality and …

Indigenous Women: Olivia Ward Bush-Banks

November 1st, 2021

9:51

Olivia Ward Bush-Banks (1869-1944) was a writer, journalist, historian, and poet whose work was closely tied to her identity as a Black Montaukett woman. Our understanding of the Harlem Renaissance, as well as knowledge …

Troublemakers: Aileen Wuornos

October 29th, 2021

7:02

Aileen Wuornos (1956-2002) was an American serial killer who murdered seven men.

This month, we're talking about troublemakers — from women who made “good trouble” to women who thrived in illicit industries to villains …

Troublemakers: Jane Toppan

October 28th, 2021

7:05

This month, we're talking about troublemakers–from women who made “good trouble” to women who thrived in illicit industries to villains in the truest sense of the word.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes …

Troublemakers: Stephanie St. Clair

October 27th, 2021

5:21

This month, we're talking about troublemakers–from women who made “good trouble” to women who thrived in illicit industries to villains in the truest sense of the word.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes …

Troublemakers: Darya Saltykova

October 26th, 2021

5:00

This month, we're talking about troublemakers–from women who made “good trouble” to women who thrived in illicit industries to villains in the truest sense of the word.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes …

Troublemakers: Fusako Shigenobu

October 25th, 2021

5:58

This month, we're talking about troublemakers–from women who made “good trouble” to women who thrived in illicit industries to villains in the truest sense of the word.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes …

Bonus: Lena Richard

October 24th, 2021

31:22

Check out this special bonus episode from our friends at Sidedoor: A Podcast from the Smithsonian.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes …

Troublemakers: Ranavalona I

October 22nd, 2021

7:12

This month, we're talking about troublemakers–from women who made “good trouble” to women who thrived in illicit industries to villains in the truest sense of the word.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes …

Troublemakers: Sister Ping

October 21st, 2021

7:26

This month, we're talking about troublemakers–from women who made “good trouble” to women who thrived in illicit industries to villains in the truest sense of the word.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes …

Troublemakers: Doris Payne

October 20th, 2021

7:54

This month, we're talking about troublemakers–from women who made “good trouble” to women who thrived in illicit industries to villains in the truest sense of the word.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes …

Troublemakers: Bonnie Parker

October 19th, 2021

8:36

This month, we're talking about troublemakers–from women who made “good trouble” to women who thrived in illicit industries to villains in the truest sense of the word.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes …

Troublemakers: Carry Nation

October 18th, 2021

9:05

This month, we're talking about troublemakers–from women who made “good trouble” to women who thrived in illicit industries to villains in the truest sense of the word.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes …

Troublemakers: Gertrude Lythgoe

October 15th, 2021

6:25

This month, we're talking about troublemakers–from women who made “good trouble” to women who thrived in illicit industries to villains in the truest sense of the word.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes …

Troublemakers: Catherine Kerkow

October 14th, 2021

6:26

This month, we're talking about troublemakers–from women who made “good trouble” to women who thrived in illicit industries to villains in the truest sense of the word.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes …

Troublemakers: Shi Gulan

October 13th, 2021

9:36

This month, we're talking about troublemakers–from women who made “good trouble” to women who thrived in illicit industries to villains in the truest sense of the word.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes …

Troublemakers: Linda Hazzard

October 12th, 2021

10:03

This month, we're talking about troublemakers–from women who made “good trouble” to women who thrived in illicit industries to villains in the truest sense of the word.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes …

Troublemakers: Anne Hamilton-Byrne

October 11th, 2021

8:13

This month, we're talking about troublemakers–from women who made “good trouble” to women who thrived in illicit industries to villains in the truest sense of the word.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes …

Troublemakers: Emma Goldman

October 8th, 2021

7:35

This month, we're talking about troublemakers–from women who made “good trouble” to women who thrived in illicit industries to villains in the truest sense of the word.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes …

Troublemakers: Minna and Ada Simms Everleigh

October 7th, 2021

6:09

This month, we're talking about troublemakers–from women who made “good trouble” to women who thrived in illicit industries to villains in the truest sense of the word.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes …

Troublemakers: Amelia Dyer

October 6th, 2021

7:09

This month, we're talking about troublemakers–from women who made “good trouble” to women who thrived in illicit industries to villains in the truest sense of the word.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes …

Troublemakers: Tilly Devine

October 5th, 2021

7:55

This month, we're talking about troublemakers–from women who made “good trouble” to women who thrived in illicit industries to villains in the truest sense of the word.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes …

Troublemakers: Leonarda Cianciulli

October 4th, 2021

8:19

This month, we're talking about troublemakers–from women who made “good trouble” to women who thrived in illicit industries to villains in the truest sense of the word.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes …

Troublemakers: Sada Abe

October 1st, 2021

10:28

This month, we're talking about troublemakers–from women who made “good trouble” to women who thrived in illicit industries to villains in the truest sense of the word.

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes …

Educators: Emma Willard

September 30th, 2021

5:39

This month, we're going back to school with stories of the most influential women educators in history. 

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Educators: Mary Ward

September 29th, 2021

6:00

This month, we're going back to school with stories of the most influential women educators in history. 

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Educators: Anne Sullivan

September 28th, 2021

6:53

This month, we're going back to school with stories of the most influential women educators in history. 

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Educators: Lucy Diggs Slowe

September 27th, 2021

6:30

This month, we're going back to school with stories of the most influential women educators in history. 

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Educators: Enriqueta Compte y Riqué

September 24th, 2021

5:13

This month, we're going back to school with stories of the most influential women educators in history. 

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Educators: Virginia Randolph

September 23rd, 2021

5:59

This month, we're going back to school with stories of the most influential women educators in history. 

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Educators: Savitribai Phule

September 22nd, 2021

7:02

This month, we're going back to school with stories of the most influential women educators in history. 

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Educators: Alice Palmer

September 21st, 2021

8:00

This month, we're going back to school with stories of the most influential women educators in history. 

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Educators: Maria Montessori

September 20th, 2021

7:28

This month, we're going back to school with stories of the most influential women educators in history. 

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Educators: Patsy Mink

September 17th, 2021

6:36

This month, we're going back to school with stories of the most influential women educators in history. 

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Educators: Myrtilla Miner

September 16th, 2021

5:35

This month, we're going back to school with stories of the most influential women educators in history. 

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Educators: Margaret McMillan

September 15th, 2021

7:10

This month, we're going back to school with stories of the most influential women educators in history. 

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Educators: Charlotte Mason

September 14th, 2021

6:18

This month, we're going back to school with stories of the most influential women educators in history. 

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Educators: Gerda Lerner

September 13th, 2021

10:36

This month, we're going back to school with stories of the most influential women educators in history. 

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Educators: Anna Leonowens

September 10th, 2021

8:31

This month, we're going back to school with stories of the most influential women educators in history. 

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Educators: Barbara Rose Johns

September 9th, 2021

7:26

This month, we're going back to school with stories of the most influential women educators in history. 

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Educators: Catherine Ferguson

September 8th, 2021

5:02

This month, we're going back to school with stories of the most influential women educators in history. 

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Educators: Prudence Crandall

September 7th, 2021

6:42

This month, we're going back to school with stories of the most influential women educators in history. 

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Educators: Fanny Jackson Coppin

September 6th, 2021

6:06

This month, we're going back to school with stories of the most influential women educators in history. 

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Educators: Marie Clay

September 3rd, 2021

4:59

This month, we're going back to school with stories of the most influential women educators in history. 

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Educators: Mamie Phipps Clark

September 2nd, 2021

7:19

This month, we're going back to school with stories of the most influential women educators in history. 

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Educators: Mary Bunting

September 1st, 2021

7:26

This month, we're going back to school with stories of the most influential women educators in history. 

History classes can get a bad wrap, and …

Coming soon! A new season of Encyclopedia Womannica

August 27th, 2021

1:19

In this new season, you'll hear about some of the most influential and yet overlooked women in history, Monday-Friday in just 5 minutes. 

History classes can get a bad wrap, and sometimes for good reason. When we were …

Best Of: Colette

August 13th, 2021

7:11

All month, we're revisiting our favorite episodes.  Tune in to hear the highlights of Womannicans past!

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who …

Best Of: Ethel Payne

August 12th, 2021

5:22

All month, we're revisiting our favorite episodes.  Tune in to hear the highlights of Womannicans past!

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who …

Best Of: Florence Nightingale

August 11th, 2021

6:17

All month, we're revisiting our favorite episodes.  Tune in to hear the highlights of Womannicans past!

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who …

Best Of: Aretha Franklin

August 10th, 2021

10:08

All month, we're revisiting our favorite episodes.  Tune in to hear the highlights of Womannicans past!

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who …

Best Of: Virginia Hall

August 9th, 2021

7:14

All month, we're revisiting our favorite episodes.  Tune in to hear the highlights of Womannicans past!

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who …

Best Of: Bridget ‘Biddy’ Mason

August 6th, 2021

7:09

All month, we're revisiting our favorite episodes.  Tune in to hear the highlights of Womannicans past!

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who …

Best Of: Grace Hopper

August 5th, 2021

7:46

All month, we're revisiting our favorite episodes.  Tune in to hear the highlights of Womannicans past!

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who …

Best Of: Vera Atkins

August 4th, 2021

9:55

All month, we're revisiting our favorite episodes.  Tune in to hear the highlights of Womannicans past!

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who …

Best Of: Mildred Loving

August 3rd, 2021

6:39

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Best Of: Marie Curie

August 2nd, 2021

6:33

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Best Of: Anne Lister

July 30th, 2021

8:17

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Best Of: Nellie Bly

July 29th, 2021

6:44

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Best Of: Mary Fields

July 28th, 2021

5:22

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Best Of: Florynce Kennedy

July 27th, 2021

7:51

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Best Of: Bea Arthur

July 26th, 2021

8:54

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Best Of: Ida B. Wells

July 23rd, 2021

5:47

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Best Of: Ella Baker

July 22nd, 2021

6:25

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Best Of: Harriet Tubman

July 21st, 2021

5:46

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Best Of: Audre Lorde

July 20th, 2021

9:00

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Best Of: Charlotte Corday

July 19th, 2021

7:14

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Best Of: Fredericka Mandelbaum

July 16th, 2021

9:23

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Best Of: Ida Tarbell

July 15th, 2021

7:16

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Best Of: Mary Mallon

July 14th, 2021

7:55

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Best Of: Mae West

July 13th, 2021

9:03

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Best Of: Ma Barker

July 12th, 2021

5:57

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Best Of: Martha Gellhorn

July 9th, 2021

10:05

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Best Of: Alice Austen

July 8th, 2021

7:19

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Best Of: Octavia Butler

July 7th, 2021

7:05

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Best Of: Zitkala-Ša

July 6th, 2021

8:46

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Best Of: Billie Holiday

July 5th, 2021

10:20

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Best Of: Carol Burnett

July 2nd, 2021

10:07

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Best Of: Agatha Christie

July 1st, 2021

6:21

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Pride: Chavela Vargas

June 30th, 2021

9:57

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Pride: Barbara Smith

June 29th, 2021

5:20

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Pride: Adrienne Rich

June 28th, 2021

6:50

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Pride: Pat Parker

June 25th, 2021

6:20

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Pride: Alla Nazimova

June 24th, 2021

8:06

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Pride: Angela Morley

June 23rd, 2021

8:43

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Pride: Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon

June 22nd, 2021

8:45

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Pride: Anne Lister

June 21st, 2021

7:54

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Pride: June Jordan

June 18th, 2021

7:03

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Pride: Barbara Gittings

June 17th, 2021

6:48

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Pride: Stormé DeLarverie

June 16th, 2021

8:21

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Pride: Mercedes de Acosta

June 15th, 2021

5:58

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Pride: Charlotte Cushman

June 14th, 2021

7:39

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Pride: Lynn Conway

June 11th, 2021

6:43

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Pride: Colette

June 10th, 2021

6:48

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Pride: Marion Barbara ‘Joe’ Carstairs

June 9th, 2021

7:04

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Pride: Bernice Bing

June 8th, 2021

4:59

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Pride: Deborah Batts

June 7th, 2021

5:19

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Pride: Natalie Clifford Barney

June 4th, 2021

9:07

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Pride: Tallulah Bankhead

June 3rd, 2021

7:36

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Pride: Dorothy Arzner

June 2nd, 2021

9:33

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Pride: Gloria Anzaldúa

June 1st, 2021

9:15

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Olympians: Elizabeth Wilkinson

May 31st, 2021

5:29

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Olympians: Ora Washington

May 28th, 2021

8:47

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Olympians: Stella Walsh

May 27th, 2021

9:14

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Olympians: Pat Summitt

May 26th, 2021

5:34

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Olympians: Toni Stone

May 25th, 2021

7:33

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Olympians: Elizabeth Robinson

May 24th, 2021

5:27

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Olympians: Tidye Pickett

May 21st, 2021

6:06

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Olympians: Jackie Mitchell

May 20th, 2021

9:03

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Olympians: Pat McCormick

May 19th, 2021

6:46

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Olympians: Halina Konopacka

May 18th, 2021

6:33

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Olympians: Hitomi Kinue

May 17th, 2021

8:40

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Olympians: Eleanor Holm

May 14th, 2021

7:13

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Olympians: Sonja Henie

May 13th, 2021

6:10

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Olympians: Florence Griffith-Joyner

May 12th, 2021

5:55

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Olympians: Neroli Fairhall

May 11th, 2021

6:01

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Olympians: Fanny Durack

May 10th, 2021

7:36

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Olympians: Charlotte Dod

May 7th, 2021

7:14

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Olympians: Alice Coachman

May 6th, 2021

5:03

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Olympians: Halet Çambel

May 5th, 2021

6:53

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Olympians: Ethelda Bleibtrey

May 4th, 2021

7:27

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Olympians: Fanny Blankers-Koen

May 3rd, 2021

5:50

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Spies: Jane Whorwood

April 30th, 2021

7:01

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Spies: Elizabeth Van Lew

April 29th, 2021

7:52

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Spies: Harriet Tubman

April 28th, 2021

5:23

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Spies: Krystyna Skarbek

April 27th, 2021

10:05

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Spies: Policarpa Salavarrieta

April 26th, 2021

5:50

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Spies: Mary Jane Richards

April 23rd, 2021

5:22

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Spies: Claire Philips

April 22nd, 2021

5:19

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Spies: Melita Norwood

April 21st, 2021

5:55

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Spies: Juanita Moody

April 20th, 2021

8:18

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Spies: Ursula Kuczynski

April 19th, 2021

8:47

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Spies: Noor Inayat Khan

April 16th, 2021

6:46

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Spies: Marguerite Harrison

April 15th, 2021

9:04

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Spies: Nancy Hart

April 14th, 2021

6:07

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Spies: Mata Hari

April 13th, 2021

8:14

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Spies: Virginia Hall

April 12th, 2021

6:51

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Spies: Josefina Guerrero

April 9th, 2021

11:09

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Spies: Andrée de Jongh

April 8th, 2021

8:39

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Spies: Pauline Cushman

April 7th, 2021

7:45

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Spies: Belle Boyd

April 6th, 2021

7:46

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Spies: Elizabeth Bentley

April 5th, 2021

7:32

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Spies: Vera Atkins

April 2nd, 2021

9:32

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Spies: Doris "Lucki" Allen

April 1st, 2021

7:02

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In the Driver's Seat: Maggie Lena Walker

March 31st, 2021

9:53

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March 30th, 2021

6:38

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March 29th, 2021

6:53

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March 27th, 2021

10:03

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In the Driver's Seat: Sylvia Robinson

March 26th, 2021

9:10

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In the Driver's Seat: Armi Ratia

March 25th, 2021

9:28

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In the Driver's Seat: Mary Ellen Pleasant

March 24th, 2021

8:01

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In the Driver's Seat: Lydia Pinkham

March 23rd, 2021

7:39

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In the Driver's Seat: Eliza Lucas Pinckney

March 22nd, 2021

8:29

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March 20th, 2021

8:02

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In the Driver's Seat: Rosalía Mera

March 19th, 2021

6:13

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In the Driver's Seat: Bridget ‘Biddy’ Mason

March 18th, 2021

6:46

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In the Driver's Seat: Fredericka Mandelbaum

March 17th, 2021

8:58

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In the Driver's Seat: Annie Turnbo Malone

March 16th, 2021

8:46

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In the Driver's Seat: Estée Lauder

March 15th, 2021

9:12

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March 13th, 2021

4:46

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In the Driver's Seat: Juanita Morris Kreps

March 12th, 2021

6:46

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In the Driver's Seat: Elizabeth Keckley

March 11th, 2021

11:18

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In the Driver's Seat: Ruth Handler

March 10th, 2021

11:28

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In the Driver's Seat: Catherine Anselm “Kate” Gleason

March 9th, 2021

7:26

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In the Driver's Seat: Ruth Fertel

March 8th, 2021

7:00

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Bonus: The Beginning — Bertha Benz & Mercédès Jellinek

March 6th, 2021

7:02

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In the Driver's Seat: Ellen Louise Curtis Demorest

March 5th, 2021

7:13

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In the Driver's Seat: Madeline McWhinney Dale

March 4th, 2021

7:20

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March 3rd, 2021

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March 2nd, 2021

7:37

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March 1st, 2021

10:30

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February 28th, 2021

7:58

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Woman of the Year: RBG

February 27th, 2021

6:23

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Journalists: Mary Heaton Vorse

February 26th, 2021

6:40

Mary Heaton Vorse (1874-1966) reported on the ugly underbelly of the industrialized working world. 

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Journalists: Dorothy Thompson

February 25th, 2021

7:43

Today, we're talking about Dorothy Thompson (1893-1961),  often regarded as the “First Lady of American Journalism.” 

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February 24th, 2021

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Journalists: Ida Tarbell

February 23rd, 2021

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Journalists: Harriet Quimby

February 22nd, 2021

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Journalists: Jackie Ormes

February 19th, 2021

8:05

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Journalists: Alice Dunbar Nelson

February 18th, 2021

8:14

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Journalists: Regina Martínez Pérez

February 17th, 2021

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Journalists: Gwen Ifill

February 16th, 2021

7:53

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Journalists: Clare Hollingworth

February 15th, 2021

9:03

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Journalists: Marguerite Higgins

February 12th, 2021

11:28

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Journalists: Sarah Josepha Hale

February 11th, 2021

8:18

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Journalists: Martha Gellhorn

February 10th, 2021

9:41

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February 9th, 2021

9:42

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Journalists: Margaret Fuller

February 8th, 2021

9:27

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Journalists: Alice Dunnigan

February 5th, 2021

6:10

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Journalists: Marvel Cooke

February 4th, 2021

6:34

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Journalists: Winifred Bonfils

February 3rd, 2021

9:46

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Journalists: Nellie Bly

February 2nd, 2021

6:21

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Journalists: Daisy Bates

February 1st, 2021

8:51

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Storytellers: Zitkala-Ša

January 29th, 2021

8:24

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Storytellers: May Ziadeh

January 28th, 2021

5:52

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Storytellers: Susan Sontag

January 27th, 2021

7:39

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Storytellers: Amrita Pritam

January 26th, 2021

5:44

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Storytellers: Gabriela Mistral

January 25th, 2021

7:42

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Storytellers: Edna St. Vincent Millay

January 22nd, 2021

8:05

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Storytellers: Clarice Lispector

January 21st, 2021

5:10

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Storytellers: Doris Lessing

January 20th, 2021

6:52

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Storytellers: Harper Lee

January 19th, 2021

6:42

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Storytellers: Harriet Jacobs

January 18th, 2021

6:52

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Storytellers: Bessie Head

January 15th, 2021

8:23

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Storytellers: Lorraine Hansberry

January 14th, 2021

7:10

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Storytellers: Jessie Redmon Fauset

January 13th, 2021

5:59

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Storytellers: Nora Ephron

January 12th, 2021

6:16

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Storytellers: Enheduanna

January 11th, 2021

4:51

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Storytellers: Buchi Emecheta

January 8th, 2021

5:05

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Storytellers: George Eliot

January 7th, 2021

9:13

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Storytellers: Octavia Butler

January 6th, 2021

6:41

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Storytellers: Gwendolyn Brooks

January 5th, 2021

6:08

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Storytellers: Aphra Behn

January 4th, 2021

6:00

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Storytellers: Anna Akhmatova

January 1st, 2021

9:17

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Local Legends: Lee Tai-Young

December 31st, 2020

6:27

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Local Legends: Cheryl Marie Wade

December 30th, 2020

5:58

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Local Legends: Shirley Coleen Smith

December 29th, 2020

6:03

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Local Legends: Sadako Sasaki

December 28th, 2020

6:08

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Local Legends: Edith Piaf

December 25th, 2020

7:33

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Local Legends: Rachel B. Noel

December 24th, 2020

7:42

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Local Legends: Christa McAuliffe

December 23rd, 2020

7:00

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Local Legends: Victoria Earle Matthews

December 22nd, 2020

6:06

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Local Legends: Mary Mallon

December 21st, 2020

7:31

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Local Legends: Umm Kulthūm

December 18th, 2020

7:42

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Local Legends: Lizzie Black Kander

December 17th, 2020

5:34

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Local Legends: Jane Edna Hunter

December 16th, 2020

6:26

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Local Legends: Missouri T.B. Hanna

December 15th, 2020

6:55

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Local Legends: Natalia Goncharova

December 14th, 2020

6:58

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Local Legends: Bea Gaddy

December 11th, 2020

6:19

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Local Legends: Viola Desmond

December 10th, 2020

8:26

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Local Legends: Elizabeth Cotten

December 9th, 2020

6:44

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Local Legends: Mary Fields

December 8th, 2020

4:59

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Local Legends: Beatrice Morrow Cannady

December 7th, 2020

7:35

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Local Legends: Estela de Carlotto

December 4th, 2020

8:36

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Local Legends: Lydia Moss Bradley

December 3rd, 2020

4:41

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Local Legends: Simin Behbahani

December 2nd, 2020

7:11

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Local Legends: Alice Austen

December 1st, 2020

6:53

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

STEMinists: Jane C. Wright

November 30th, 2020

9:12

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

STEMinists: Flossie Wong-Staal

November 27th, 2020

6:56

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

STEMinists: Gladys West

November 26th, 2020

6:50

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

STEMinists: Mary G. Ross

November 25th, 2020

7:40

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

STEMinists: Florence Nightingale

November 24th, 2020

5:54

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

STEMinists: Maria Mitchell

November 23rd, 2020

6:56

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

STEMinists: Ynes Mexia

November 20th, 2020

6:06

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

STEMinists: Barbara McClintock

November 19th, 2020

5:51

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

STEMinists: Henrietta Leavitt

November 18th, 2020

7:17

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

STEMinists: Sofya Kovalevskaya

November 17th, 2020

8:09

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

STEMinists: Mary Jackson

November 16th, 2020

6:23

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

STEMinists: Grace Hopper

November 13th, 2020

7:22

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

STEMinists: Maria Goeppert Mayer

November 12th, 2020

6:43

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

STEMinists: Alice Evans

November 11th, 2020

6:20

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

STEMinists: Marie Daly

November 10th, 2020

7:34

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

STEMinists: Chien-Shiung Wu

November 9th, 2020

5:38

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

STEMinists: Émilie du Châtelet

November 6th, 2020

6:22

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

STEMinists: Patricia Bath

November 5th, 2020

7:00

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

STEMinists: Laura Bassi

November 4th, 2020

7:07

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

STEMinists: Alice Ball

November 3rd, 2020

5:14

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

STEMinists: Hertha Ayrton

November 2nd, 2020

7:30

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Politicians: Simone Veil

October 30th, 2020

6:47

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Politicians: Margaret Thatcher

October 29th, 2020

8:59

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Politicians: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

October 28th, 2020

8:34

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Politicians: Eleanor Rathbone

October 27th, 2020

5:32

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Politicians: Jeannette Rankin

October 26th, 2020

9:51

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Politicians: Eva Perón

October 23rd, 2020

5:37

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Politicians: Sarojini Naidu

October 22nd, 2020

6:35

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Politicians: Constance Baker Motley

October 21st, 2020

5:56

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Politicians: Charlene Mitchell

October 20th, 2020

6:28

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Politicians: Golda Meir

October 19th, 2020

9:07

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Politicians: Barbara Jordan

October 16th, 2020

8:24

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Politicians: Patricia Roberts Harris

October 15th, 2020

8:49

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Politicians: Fannie Lou Hamer

October 14th, 2020

9:17

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Politicians: Vigdís Finnbogadóttir

October 13th, 2020

5:21

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Politicians: Crystal Bird Fauset

October 12th, 2020

8:05

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Bonus: Introducing Winning Wisconsin

October 10th, 2020

2:50

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Politicians: Édith Cresson

October 9th, 2020

7:36

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Politicians: Cardiss Collins

October 8th, 2020

6:53

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Politicians: Empress Dowager Cixi

October 7th, 2020

9:00

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Politicians: Williana Burroughs

October 6th, 2020

8:19

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Politicians: Unita Blackwell

October 5th, 2020

6:20

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Politicians: Sirimavo Bandaranaike

October 2nd, 2020

5:54

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Politicians: Bella Abzug

October 1st, 2020

8:42

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Activists: Gloria Steinem

September 30th, 2020

7:47

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Activists: Nina Simone

September 29th, 2020

10:25

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Activists: Sylvia Rivera

September 28th, 2020

9:29

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Bonus: California Women's List

September 27th, 2020

5:19

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Bonus: More on Laura Cornelius Kellogg

September 26th, 2020

6:14

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Activists: Mary Peake

September 25th, 2020

6:20

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Activists: Oodgeroo Noonuccal

September 24th, 2020

9:00

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Activists: Betita Martinez

September 23rd, 2020

6:56

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Activists: Mildred Loving

September 22nd, 2020

6:15

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Activists: Florynce Kennedy

September 21st, 2020

7:27

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Remembering and Celebrating Ruth Bader Ginsburg

September 20th, 2020

7:26

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Bonus: Adelina Otero-Warren

September 19th, 2020

7:06

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Activists: Laura Cornelius Kellogg

September 18th, 2020

8:52

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Activists: Marsha P. Johnson

September 17th, 2020

7:22

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Activists: Dorothy Height

September 16th, 2020

9:42

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Activists: Anna Arnold Hedgeman

September 15th, 2020

6:14

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Activists: Charlotte Forten Grimké

September 14th, 2020

6:51

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Bonus: Mabel Ping-Hua Lee

September 12th, 2020

7:18

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Activists: Maud Gonne

September 11th, 2020

7:53

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Activists: Elizabeth Fry

September 10th, 2020

6:42

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Activists: Ruth First

September 9th, 2020

9:28

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Activists: Patricia Stephens Due

September 8th, 2020

6:19

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Activists: Ruby Dee

September 7th, 2020

8:34

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Bonus: Ida B. Wells

September 5th, 2020

7:54

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Activists: Carrie Chapman Catt

September 4th, 2020

6:55

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Activists: Berta Cáceres

September 3rd, 2020

8:11

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Activists: Josephine Butler

September 2nd, 2020

5:52

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Activists: Ella Baker

September 1st, 2020

6:03

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Musicians: Zhou Xuan

August 31st, 2020

6:10

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Musicians: Maria Teresa Vera

August 28th, 2020

5:14

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Musicians: Barbara Strozzi

August 27th, 2020

5:00

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Musicians: Sister Rosetta Tharpe

August 26th, 2020

8:38

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Musicians: Bessie Smith

August 25th, 2020

10:47

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Musicians: Clara Schumann

August 24th, 2020

6:51

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Musicians: Selena Quintanilla

August 21st, 2020

9:30

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Musicians: Florence Price

August 20th, 2020

7:03

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Musicians: Jessye Norman

August 19th, 2020

8:33

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Musicians: Carole King

August 18th, 2020

7:57

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Musicians: Kassia of Constantinople

August 17th, 2020

5:58

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Musicians: Mahalia Jackson

August 14th, 2020

7:55

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Musicians: Billie Holiday

August 13th, 2020

9:54

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Musicians: Aretha Franklin

August 12th, 2020

9:43

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Musicians: Celia Cruz

August 11th, 2020

8:57

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Musicians: Patsy Cline

August 10th, 2020

8:37

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Musicians: Teresa Carreño

August 7th, 2020

8:00

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Musicians: Ruth Brown

August 6th, 2020

8:28

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Musicians: Gladys Bentley

August 5th, 2020

8:25

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Musicians: Amy Beach

August 4th, 2020

9:11

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Musicians: Marian Anderson

August 3rd, 2020

11:05

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Leading Ladies: Anna May Wong

July 31st, 2020

6:46

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Leading Ladies: Mae West

July 30th, 2020

8:37

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Leading Ladies: Gloria Swanson

July 29th, 2020

9:00

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Leading Ladies: Evelyn Preer

July 28th, 2020

5:55

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Leading Ladies: Carmen Miranda

July 27th, 2020

9:02

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Bonus: Dr. Maggie Luther, Leading Ladies in Wellness

July 26th, 2020

15:53

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Bonus: Nikia Phoenix, Leading Ladies in Wellness

July 25th, 2020

7:57

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Leading Ladies: Vivien Leigh

July 24th, 2020

10:21

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Leading Ladies: Angela Lansbury

July 23rd, 2020

8:05

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Leading Ladies: Meena Kumari

July 22nd, 2020

9:08

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Leading Ladies: Grace Kelly

July 21st, 2020

10:37

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Leading Ladies: Lena Horne

July 20th, 2020

9:16

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Bonus: Millana Snow, Leading Ladies in Wellness

July 18th, 2020

6:41

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Leading Ladies: Katharine Hepburn

July 17th, 2020

10:26

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Leading Ladies: Audrey Hepburn

July 16th, 2020

11:32

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Leading Ladies: Dolores del Rio

July 15th, 2020

7:54

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Leading Ladies: Bette Davis

July 14th, 2020

10:02

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Leading Ladies: Diahann Carroll

July 13th, 2020

8:27

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Leading Ladies: Carol Burnett

July 10th, 2020

9:43

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Leading Ladies: Sarah Bernhardt

July 9th, 2020

7:09

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Leading Ladies: Ingrid Bergman

July 8th, 2020

9:29

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Leading Ladies: Josephine Baker

July 7th, 2020

7:44

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Leading Ladies: Bea Arthur

July 6th, 2020

8:30

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Leading Ladies: Julie Andrews

July 3rd, 2020

8:18

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Leading Ladies: Taiwo Ajai-Lycett

July 2nd, 2020

7:01

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Leading Ladies: Moms Mabley

July 1st, 2020

7:37

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Best of Season 1: Mary Church Terrell

June 30th, 2020

9:55

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Introducing: Season 2

June 29th, 2020

1:41

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Best of Season 1: Teresa of Avila

June 29th, 2020

8:10

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Best of Season 1: Ching Shih

June 26th, 2020

6:29

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Best of Season 1: Seondeok

June 25th, 2020

6:37

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Best of Season 1: Wilma Rudolph

June 24th, 2020

9:39

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Best of Season 1: Sally Ride

June 23rd, 2020

9:38

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Best of Season 1: Edna Lewis

June 22nd, 2020

9:01

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Pride Spotlight: Roberta Cowell

June 20th, 2020

7:30

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Best of Season 1: Katherine Johnson

June 19th, 2020

8:03

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Best of Season 1: Hedy Lamarr

June 18th, 2020

8:16

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Best of Season 1: Lakshmibai

June 17th, 2020

7:37

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Best of Season 1: Frida Kahlo

June 16th, 2020

7:27

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Best of Season 1: Ann "Goody" Glover

June 15th, 2020

7:27

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Pride Spotlight: Billie Jean King

June 13th, 2020

7:39

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Best of Season 1: Ella Fitzgerald

June 12th, 2020

8:33

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Best of Season 1: Phoolan Devi

June 11th, 2020

9:09

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Best of Season 1: Moll Cutpurse

June 10th, 2020

6:57

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Best of Season 1: Coccinelle

June 9th, 2020

7:13

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Best of Season 1: Christine de Pizan

June 8th, 2020

6:08

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Pride Spotlight: Lucy Hicks Anderson

June 6th, 2020

7:11

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Register to Vote & Sojourner Truth

June 5th, 2020

6:38

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Resources & Shirley Chisholm

June 4th, 2020

7:28

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Say Their Names & Mary McLeod Bethune

June 3rd, 2020

12:02

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Taking Action & Maya Angelou

June 2nd, 2020

10:21

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Best of Season 1: Mariama Ba

June 1st, 2020

7:16

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Bonus: Amy Errett, CEO of Madison Reed

May 30th, 2020

4:56

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Mavericks & Legends: Madam CJ Walker

May 29th, 2020

6:34

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Mavericks & Legends: Iva Toguri

May 28th, 2020

7:34

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Mavericks & Legends: Efunroye Tinubu

May 27th, 2020

8:06

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Mavericks & Legends: Hannah Senesh

May 26th, 2020

5:41

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Mavericks & Legends: Gracia Mendes Nasi

May 25th, 2020

8:39

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Mavericks & Legends: Ulrike Meinhof

May 22nd, 2020

9:12

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Mavericks & Legends: La Malinche

May 21st, 2020

6:36

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Mavericks & Legends: Mary Todd Lincoln

May 20th, 2020

9:02

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Mavericks & Legends: Helen Keller

May 19th, 2020

7:44

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Mavericks & Legends: Isabella of France

May 18th, 2020

6:49

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Mavericks & Legends: Zelda Fitzgerald

May 15th, 2020

7:02

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Mavericks & Legends: Eleanor of Aquitaine

May 14th, 2020

6:42

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Mavericks & Legends: Livia Drusilla

May 13th, 2020

8:49

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Mavericks & Legends: Marlene Dietrich

May 12th, 2020

8:57

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Mavericks & Legends: Phoolan Devi

May 11th, 2020

7:20

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Happy Mother's Day!

May 10th, 2020

14:10

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Healthcare Spotlight: Rachel Sarnoff

May 9th, 2020

11:06

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Mavericks & Legends: Lucrezia Borgia

May 8th, 2020

7:43

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Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 …

Mavericks & Legends: Anne Boleyn

May 7th, 2020

5:15

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Mavericks & Legends: Roberta Cowell

May 6th, 2020

7:29

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Mavericks & Legends: Claudette Colvin

May 5th, 2020

6:32

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Mavericks & Legends: Helen May Butler

May 4th, 2020

9:44

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Exciting Announcements: Become a Womanniac!

May 3rd, 2020

2:29

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Mavericks & Legends: Lucy Hicks Anderson

May 1st, 2020

7:24

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Explorers & Contenders: Lucy Walker

April 30th, 2020

7:35

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Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who …

Explorers & Contenders: Xue Susu

April 29th, 2020

5:02

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Explorers & Contenders: Sacagawea

April 28th, 2020

6:48

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Explorers & Contenders: Wilma Rudolph

April 27th, 2020

8:40

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Healthcare Spotlight: Martha Hughes Cannon

April 26th, 2020

8:45

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Explorers & Contenders: Susanna Carson Rijnhart

April 24th, 2020

8:26

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Explorers & Contenders: Sally Ride

April 23rd, 2020

8:17

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Explorers & Contenders: Kate Rice

April 22nd, 2020

7:31

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Explorers & Contenders: Annie Smith Peck

April 21st, 2020

8:59

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Explorers & Contenders: Annie Oakley

April 20th, 2020

6:57

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

Healthcare Spotlight: Marie Colinet

April 19th, 2020

4:53

Every weekday, listeners explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story …

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