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 know — but definitely should.
Trendsetters: Nike's Tania Flynn
This special bonus episode is brought to you by Nike. Tania Flynn is Vice President of Apparel Design at Nike. That means she leads Nike’s product creation for men, women, kids, accessories, performance apparel and lifestyle performance.
Trendsetters: Donyale Luna
Donyale Luna (1945 - 1979) was an internationally acclaimed Black supermodel. She was the first Black woman to be featured on the cover of any Vogue magazine and didn’t let the discrimination of the time restrict her. She redefined what high fashion meant and paved the way for many to come after her.
Trendsetters: Rose Bertin
Rose Bertin (1747-1813) was one of the original celebrity fashion designers. Though she came from a humble background, she was integral in crafting Marie Antoinette’s excessively decadent style.
Trendsetters: Hazel Bishop
Hazel Bishop (1906-1998) was a chemist and entrepreneur who created Hazel Bishop Lipstick – famous for its unique formula that was guaranteed to last all day without smudging. After she was ousted from her own company by a business partner, she went on to create a second company, work in the financial sector, and become a professor of cosmetics marketing.
Trendsetters: Pam Grier
Pam Grier (1949 - present) is a Black American actress who has appeared in dozens of films and TV shows. She became a widely known actress in the early 1970s when she starred in a string of blaxploitation films. She is considered the Queen of Blaxploitation. Her characters are iconic for the way they blend beauty, sexuality, and action.
Trendsetters: Isabella d'Este
Isabella d'Este (1474-1539) was an Italian patron and fashion icon who nurtured some of the Renaissance's finest artists – and pieces of art.
Fun and informative show, sharing empowering and diverse female figures to look up to. Perfect to listen to as you make your coffee!
Perfect bite-sized treat for the ears!
Got a few minutes? Enjoy the story of one of thousands of fascinating, accomplished women throughout the ages whose name you might not know. Highly recommended!
Great your young girls!
Super podcast that provides real role models for young girls and women to look up to!