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
In his recent budget proposal, Governor Tony Evers proposes to expand Medicaid coverage and allot $28 million to women’s and infant health. Today on the show, we take a close look at women’s health in the state of Wisconsin. Our guests are Lisa Peyton-Caire, founder and president of the Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness, and […]
As the conversation around #MeToo continues, we take a look at the sexual violence experienced by low-income workers and university students. Our guests are investigative reporter Bernice Yeung and UW–Madison students and survivors Naomi Venezia and Ana. Together with listener callers, they share their powerful stories of rape and sexual assault on campus and in […]
We continue our local political coverage with an episode featuring three candidates for the Wisconsin State Senate: Lori Hawkins, Kriss Marion, and Lee Snodgrass. They each share what inspired them to run for state senator, the unique challenges and characteristics of their respective districts, and the excitement and energy surrounding the “pink wave” of women […]