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Whether it's the environment, health, our children, politics or the arts, there's a women's perspective, and 51% is a show dedicated to that viewpoint.

Host Allison Dunne talks to experts in their field for a wide-ranging, entertaining discussion of issues that not only fall into the traditional 'women's issues' category, but topics that concern us all as human beings and citizens of the global community.

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Whether it's the environment, health, our children, politics or the arts, there's a women's perspective, and 51% is a show dedicated to that viewpoint.

Host Allison Dunne talks to experts in their field for a wide-ranging, entertaining discussion of issues that not only fall into the traditional 'women's issues' category, but topics that concern us all as human beings and citizens of the global community.

    #1616: Finding Inspiration In The Wake Of Cancer | 51%

    #1616: Finding Inspiration In The Wake Of Cancer | 51%

    On this week’s 51%, a Stage IV pancreatic cancer survivor motivates and inspires other cancer patients. We also hear about women adapting when the pandemic hit, who moved their dance party online. Dr. Sharon Ufberg returns with her 51% segment “Force of Nature.” This time she interviews Marisa Harris who, years ago, received a devastating […]

    • 27 min
    #1615: Invincible Women | 51%

    #1615: Invincible Women | 51%

    On this week’s 51%, we speak with Dr. Bilha Fish about her new book Invincible Women, which takes an in-depth look at the lives of 21 American immigrants. We also hear about one woman’s quest to support black writers, and more.   Dr. Bilha Chesner Fish is an Israeli-American immigrant living on Long Island and […]

    • 27 min
    #1614: Women’s Sports & COVID-19 | 51%

    #1614: Women’s Sports & COVID-19 | 51%

    On this week’s 51% we speak with a sports studies professor, who says the COVID-19 pandemic is costly for women’s sports in particular.  We also hear about a study examining support for transgender service members and much more. Dr. Amy Bass is a sports studies professor at Manhattanville College in Purchase, New York. She says […]

    • 27 min
    #1613: Bending In 2020 | 51%

    #1613: Bending In 2020 | 51%

    On this week’s 51%, we hear Bending In 2020, about the intersection of a tragedy and the COVID-19 pandemic through the story of one woman. When there were instructions to stay home and social distance, she got it. Artist and Producer Ahri Golden brings us an audio portrait of one woman facing the depths and […]

    • 27 min
    #1612: Planned Parenthood & COVID-19 | 51%

    #1612: Planned Parenthood & COVID-19 | 51%

    On this week’s 51%, the CEO of a Planned Parenthood in New York says the COVID-19 pandemic brought out more protestors, and female film students want a more accessible path to directing. Planned Parenthood of Greater New York, like other health services organizations, responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by relying more on telehealth. Planned Parenthood […]

    • 27 min
    #1611: Recognition, Hope & Inspiration | 51%

    #1611: Recognition, Hope & Inspiration | 51%

    On this week’s 51%, we showcase recognition, hope, and inspiration.  Project Little Shell highlights three generations of women and their now federally recognized tribe. A speech pathologist discusses her new book about hope after strokes, and more. The Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians was federally recognized in late 2019 after more than 100 years […]

    • 27 min

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