Ismahan Abdullahi of PANA (Partnership for the Advancement of New Americans) and Nicole Capretz of Climate Action Campaign (CAC) in conversation with cutting edge thought leaders and agents of change who will share their ideas for how we can make San Diego a region that is inclusive, progressive and equitable -- with more women in power in all corners of the community.
Public Defender & Criminal Justice Advocate Genevieve Jones-Wright
Join us as we sit down with Public Defender and former District Attorney candidate Genevieve Jones-Wright for a powerful discussion about what drives her to fight for criminal justice and what she hopes to see for our collective future
Live with Ibtihaj Muhammad
Recorded with a LIVE audience at the 2nd Annual Women Who Change the Game Awards Celebration in San Diego on Thursday, November 15th, 2018.
Ibtihaj Muhammad is an entrepreneur, activist, speaker and Olympic medalist in fencing. A 2016 Olympic bronze medalist, 5-time Senior World medalist and World Champion, in 2016, Ibtihaj became the first American woman to compete in the Olympics in hijab. Ibtihaj was a 3-time All American at Duke University where she graduated with a dual major in International Relations and African Studies.
Ibtihaj also released her debut memoir in July 2018, PROUD: My Fight for an Unlikely American Dream. Ibtihaj is a sports ambassador with the U.S. Department of State’s Empowering Women and Girls through Sport Initiative, and works closely with organizations like Athletes for Impact and the Special Olympics. Named to Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential list, Ibtihaj is an important figure in a larger global discussion on equality and the importance of sport. Her voice continues to unite both the sports and non-sports world.
Centering Community in City Heights
On this summer episode of FTS, we engage in a dynamic conversation with two social justice warriors and thought leaders: Diana Ross, Executive Director of Mid-City CAN and Dr. Beatriz Solis, Director of Healthy Communities South Region at The California Endowment. Both women have spent years giving agency to the community and centering the voices of those on the front lines in City Heights, the most ethnically diverse community in San Diego, in both civic engagement and leadership development. The experiences and wisdom of these bold, daring and brave Latinas are not to be missed!
Self-Care is Self-Inquiry
In our 5th episode, co-hosts Ismahan Abdullahi and Nicole Capretz tackle the importance of self-care and reclaiming ourselves and our time with esteemed guests Sara Szunyogh and Carolyn Smyth. Sara Szunyogh is a Healthy Lifestyle Expert, Yoga Queen and Superfoods Chef and Carolyn Smyth is an acupuncturist and owner of Warrior Within Wellness. Join us as we do a deep dive into how self-care is self-inquiry!
Ladies in Philanthropy
Episode 4 features two women spearheading fundamental shifts in the world of grant-making and philanthropy in San Diego. With a focus on building inclusive and equitable communities, they tackle the idea of white privilege and racism head on as they help to shape philanthropy's approach to equity. In this lively and frank conversation with Nancy Jamison, President and CEO of San Diego Grantmakers, and Macy Olivas, Executive Director of the Patricia and Christopher Weil Family Foundation, we dive deep into the role of philanthropy in movement building and maximizing collective impact.
Phenomenal leaders with Phenomenal Solutions.
In episode 3 during Women's History Month, Nicole and Ismahan are joined by two phenomenal social justice leaders, Christie Hill, lawyer from ACLU San Diego and Dr. Kyra Greene of Center on Policy Initiatives. A probing and in-depth conversation centers around economic inequality, racial justice, smart justice, progressive politics and who inspired these powerful women to rise into greatness. Don't miss it!