18 episodes

These days, women of different generations and geographies have never needed one another more. And yet, there are so few places where we are in meaningful dialogue. This inspired The Aspen Institute to create The Bridge, a podcast that puts two people with deep knowledge and compassion in fierce, fun conversation with one another.

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    • Society & Culture

These days, women of different generations and geographies have never needed one another more. And yet, there are so few places where we are in meaningful dialogue. This inspired The Aspen Institute to create The Bridge, a podcast that puts two people with deep knowledge and compassion in fierce, fun conversation with one another.

    Lan Yang: A Window Onto the World

    Lan Yang: A Window Onto the World

    In every field — business, politics, science, tech, and sport — women are breaking barriers in unprecedented numbers. In this episode, hear from "the Oprah of Chinese media" Lan Yang.

    • 21 min
    Cecile Richards and Alicia Garza: Women are on Fire

    Cecile Richards and Alicia Garza: Women are on Fire

    When women mobilize, countries are transformed. On this month's episode, hear from Cecile Richards and Alicia Garza, co-founders of Supermajority, a national community for women’s activism and civic engagement.

    • 35 min
    Alexis McGill Johnson and Ndidi Nwuneli: Implicit/Explicit - Breaking Biases

    Alexis McGill Johnson and Ndidi Nwuneli: Implicit/Explicit - Breaking Biases

    What is implicit bias, and how can we overcome it? Change-makers Alexis McGill Johsnon and Ndidi Nwuneli explore why we experience bias.

    • 26 min
    Dr. Ruth and Molly Fischer: Let’s Talk About Sex

    Dr. Ruth and Molly Fischer: Let’s Talk About Sex

    Acclaimed psychosexual therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer and The Cut's Molly Fischer sat down in this Bridge episode to discuss attitudes about sex today.

    • 33 min
    Kavita Ramdas: We Are Sparks, Not Flowers

    Kavita Ramdas: We Are Sparks, Not Flowers

    Kavita Ramdas is the Director of the Women’s Rights Program at the Open Society Foundation. In this episode, Kavita discusses what inspired her to become the leader that she is today and how women can reclaim their power,

    • 37 min
    Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and Alaa Murabit: Stand Up and Show Up

    Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and Alaa Murabit: Stand Up and Show Up

    How can women’s activists of different generations learn from each other? This episode of The Bridge explores how we can learn from the past and also shape the future for women with a conversation between Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and Dr. Alaa Murabit.

    • 43 min

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