Host Dr. Tarryn MacCarthy talks to the founder of Candor and Company and the author of a very inspiring book about achieving gender equality, Maureen Devine-Ahl. In this episode, they talk about how feminism plays a role in the business and home, the matriarchal societies, and how the pandemic (and all the stress it brought) affected moms. If you have been wondering whether you are a feminist or simply asking what it really means, this episode is perfect for you.
Maureen is on a mission to ensure the leaders of today and tomorrow are equipped to change the world. She is the author of How to Make the Matriarchy: The Power and Promise of Prioritizing Women, which explores systems, structures, and stories worldwide that demonstrate when women’s empowerment is prioritized, humanity benefits. Maureen is determined to be a participant in changing oppressive systems. She believes in the power of inclusion and works with leaders who strive to create a more equitable world.
Learn more about Maureen here:
Candor and Company: https://candorandcompany.com/
IG: https://www.instagram.com/mdevineahl/ or https://www.instagram.com/makethematriarchy/
Get her book How to Make the Matriarchy: The Power and Promise of Prioritizing Women here: https://www.amazon.com/How-Make-Matriarchy-Promise-Prioritizing/dp/1636766072
[3:15] All about Maureen's book and how she thought of writing it
[6:00] Maureen's shocking discoveries
[10:47] Stay curious
[12:50] How the pandemic affected mothers
[16:30] Countries that have high regard on maternity leave
[20:42] What feminism means to Maureen and how it affected the title of her book
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[25:10] Matriarchal societies
[27:23] How the process of writing the book affected Maureen
[32:04] Passion and purpose in the face of fear
[35:38] How her daughter responded to her writing a book
[36:35] How the process of writing a book and finding her purpose affected Maureen's happiness?
[39:16] Maureen's definition of happiness, her superpower, and one nugget of wisdom
[45:03] Where to find more of Maureen
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