POWERFUL WOMEN: LET’S TALK

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POWERFUL WOMEN: LET’S TALK

is a series of POWERFUL PODCASTS by WOMEN, about WOMEN.

Women’s strength has shaped the world in which we live in all possible aspects.  We’re talking about government, education, health, science, business, spirituality, arts, culture and so much MORE. 

These podcast are hosted and produced by NPR-WGVU Public Media’s own team of powerful women, Shelley Irwin and Jennifer Moss.

Interviews with diverse women who are trailblazers shaping our communities and transforming who we are and how we live. Hear them tell their stories in their own words.

POWERFUL WOMEN: LET’S TALK

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  • Monday, November 23, 2020 9:01am
    L. Song Richardson is the Dean and Chancellor's Professor of Law at the University of California, Irvine School of Law. When appointed Dean in 2018, she was the only woman of color to lead a top 30 law school in the country. A leading expert on criminal law as well as implicit racial and gender bias, Richardson frequently speaks to public and private industries across the nation about the science of implicit bias. Powerful Women: Let’s Talk is created by WGVU NPR and made possible by WGVU NPR sustaining monthly donors. Become a sustaining monthly donor now at wgvu.org/donate to support WGVU NPR’s local programs, including Powerful Women: Let’s Talk.
  • Monday, November 16, 2020 11:34am
    It’s a household name that many will recognize, you may have even used them for your home repairs, it’s “Angie’s List” the popular home services company that took the honey-do list to another level. We’re talking with Angie Hicks. The co-founder of Angie’s List on Powerful Women: Let’s Talk! Powerful Women: Let’s Talk is created by WGVU NPR and made possible by WGVU NPR sustaining monthly donors. Become a sustaining monthly donor now at wgvu.org/donate to support WGVU NPR’s local programs, including Powerful Women: Let’s Talk.
  • Monday, November 9, 2020 12:23pm
    A small business owner, a former Director of Planned Giving, and now the CEO of Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women, meet Bonnie Nawara. She is the recipient of many awards, gives back to her community, and loves to sing even though she says she can't carry a tune. Be inspired with words from Bonnie on this edition of Powerful Women: Let’s Talk. Powerful Women: Let’s Talk is created by WGVU NPR and made possible by WGVU NPR sustaining monthly donors. Become a sustaining monthly donor now at wgvu.org/donate to support WGVU NPR’s local programs, including Powerful Women: Let’s Talk.
  • Monday, November 2, 2020 9:36am
    This week’s Powerful Woman Is Lisa Oliver-King. She’s the founder and Executive Director of Our Kitchen Table or OKT for short. She, leading the way for OKT, seeks to promote social justice while empowering neighbors to improve their health and environment through information, community organizing and advocacy. Our Kitchen Table is a grass roots, non-profit organization serving Grand Rapids. Lisa Oliver-King also seeks to mobilize women with income and health challenges. She’s this week’s Powerful Woman. She’s this week’s Powerful Woman. Powerful Women: Let’s Talk is created by WGVU NPR and made possible by WGVU NPR sustaining monthly donors. Become a sustaining monthly donor now at wgvu.org/donate to support WGVU NPR’s local programs, including Powerful Women: Let’s Talk.
  • Monday, October 26, 2020 10:26am
    Business Owner, Actress, Entrepreneur and Mother of nine, Lisa Butler, joins us this edition of Powerful Woman: Let's Talk. Where does Lisa Butler get her drive, energy and love for the community? Hear this story of beating the odds. Powerful Women: Let’s Talk is created by WGVU NPR and made possible by WGVU NPR sustaining monthly donors. Become a sustaining monthly donor now at wgvu.org/donate to support WGVU NPR’s local programs, including Powerful Women: Let’s Talk.
Diane Griffin
The Mitten Tog Owner/Photographer

Diane Griffin makes her mark nationally and internationally, running Griffin Properties Residential Real Estate Team and Chairing the Board for Keller Williams United Kingdom. She is an Ironman, plus has seen the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Her adventure of life is sure to inspire!

Sandra Gaddy is a phenomenal woman with a caring, giving heart who also loves a good laugh.  She’s the CEO of the Women’s Resource Center in Grand Rapids.  She seeks to empower those who need that “touch of encouragement.”  Sandra is a passionate servant leader and social justice advocate to her core. Gaddy’s favorite quote comes from Maya Angelou, which states, “No one has ever become poor from Giving.”

Dr. Jacqueline Taylor, retired Vice President for Development for Davenport University, has been in education for over 30 years. She is currently an Executive Coach and Leadership Consultant for Pondera Advisors, LLC.

“You may not get your way but you should be able to have your say.” Hear her tell her story, her views on important qualities in leaders and much more in this POWERFUL interview.

Series Tease

May 18, 2020

POWERFUL WOMEN: LET’S TALK

A series of POWERFUL PODCASTS by WOMEN, about WOMEN. 

Women’s strength has shaped the world in which we live in all possible aspects, the likes of government, education, health, science, business, spirituality, arts, culture and MORE. NPR-WGVU Public Media’s POWERFUL WOMEN: LET’S TALK podcast is a series of interviews with diverse women who are trailblazers who have helped shape our community and transform who we are and how we live. Hear them tell their stories in their own words.

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