Conversations with Creative Women captures the fire, energy, humor, heart, soul and impact of the female creative experience.
Caren Zucker - Award-Winning Journalist, Director, Producer, & Author
Award-winning journalist, director, producer, author - all part of Caren Zucker's resume. As a producer for ABC's World News and Nightline, Caren has covered economic summits, presidential campaigns, the Olympics and so much more. She has now directed her first documentary, "In a Different Key,' a narrative history of autism. The project, which followed the PBS Newshour series, "Autism Now," was inspired by her son's diagnosis of the disease. Caren takes us on her personal journey in a conversation you can't afford to miss.
Angie Durrell - Violinist, Educator and Social Entrepreneur
Angie Durrell makes beautiful music and encourages others to do so too. The Ecuadorian-born violinist, educator and social entrepreneur is the Founder and Executive Director of INTEMPO, an inter-cultural organization whose goal is to make classical music and native instruments relevant, accessible and inclusive. Tune in to learn how and get to know this accomplished, passionate, creative woman!
Jennifer Trainer - Author, Chef, Museum Director
Talk about accomplished! Award-winning journalist Jennifer Trainer has written 19 books that have been translated into 10 languages. She's the chef/creator of "Jump and Kiss Me," an all-natural line of spicy foods. Jennifer also happens to be one of the co-founders of MASS MoCA, which in 2017, became the largest museum of contemporary art in the world. The transformation from a massive factory to storied museum in North Adams, Massachusetts, is the subject of the documentary, MUSEUM TOWN, which by the way, marks Jennifer's directing debut. She is currently the director of the Hancock Shaker Village Museum in Hancock, Mass. Needless to say there's plenty to talk about!
REVISIT Heather Booth - Organizer and Activist
For the last podcast of the year, we are revisiting our conversation with Heather Booth. Heather is a force to be reckoned with and that’s a very good thing! She is one of the country’s leading strategists when it comes to progressive issue campaigns and driving issues in elections. Heather’s organizing and commitment to social justice began during the civil rights, anti-Vietnam War and women’s movements of the 1960s. She also started JANE, an underground abortion service in 1965 before Roe v Wade became law. We cover a lot of territory in this open, honest, impactful conversation with a compassionate, committed woman.
Rania Zayyat - Founder of Wonder Women of Wine
Promoting and supporting gender equality in the wine world. That's been the mission of Sommelier Rania Zayyat. A leader in the global wine industry, Rania is the founder of Wonder Women of Wine, a non-profit created to do just that. She's also the founder Be The Change, an equal opportunity initiative committed to changing the status quo through action and policy. Lots to talk about - so pour yourself a glass of Chardonnay and join us for a fascinating, eye opening and engaging conversation.
Jessica Harrop - Head of Development and Production at Sandbox Films
It's not often we see a woman's name next to the title: Head of Development and Production. But that's exactly what Jessica Harrop does for Sandbox Films, a new mission-driven documentary company. An Emmy-nominated filmmaker in her own right, Jessica has dedicated her career to making movies that inspire passion about science. Her passion is contagious and we know you'll be inspired by this accomplished, committed, creative woman.