“Poverty is an eternal apocalypse,” says writer and activist Mikki Kendall. “Everyone who can’t afford to survive is going through their own personal apocalypse.” She joins Ali on the show today to discuss her new book, Hood Feminism, along with a number of social and personal topics ranging from access to basic essentials and hoarding […]
For today’s episode, we hone in on global health and learn about the 4W Initiative (Women & Wellbeing in Wisconsin & the World) with guest Lori DiPrete Brown with the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Global Health Institute. Lori DiPrete Brown is an associate director of the UW–Madison Global Health Institute and the founding director of the […]
Feast of the Feminine is a collaboration between artist Kel Mur and chefs Francesca Hong and Autumn Fearing. This is a seasonal, locally sourced menu representing the main nutritional components of menstruation: protein, iron, calcium, phosphate, chloride, sodium, and nitrogen. This event overlaps the concept of the body cycle with the cycle of the harvest […]
Research has shown time and again that women’s voices are judged more harshly than men’s. For example, on the campaign trail, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was criticized for having an off-putting “shrill” voice. Younger women are often mocked or taken less seriously for their use of “vocal fry,” which became headline news in 2015 and […]
Strong Women Strong Coffee encourages business professionals and entrepreneurs to build meaningful connections. Fueled by caffeine & passion, this morning networking event is for women who are focused on achieving something fresh and new for their business and themselves. Each event features a local strong woman and her story!
In 8 classes you will hone the skills needed to create, manage and grow a small business. You will learn: the feasibility of your business idea, listen to expert guest speakers, and develop a complete business plan. This class meets on the following Wednesdays: May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 June 5, 12, 19