37 episodes

Listen, Ladies is a podcast by ladies, for ladies (and gentlemen) featuring interviews with experts and innovators in a broad range of fields internationally. The podcast highlight current events and issues, breakthroughs in the arts and academic communities, as well as women making an extraordinary impact in their fields. Hosted by journalist and international relations scholar Maryalice Aymong, Listen, Ladies is a division of Women Across Frontiers, a global digital non-profit publication which seeks to raise awareness of women's rights issues and other topics that are relevant to women's careers and lifestyles.

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Listen, Ladies is a podcast by ladies, for ladies (and gentlemen) featuring interviews with experts and innovators in a broad range of fields internationally. The podcast highlight current events and issues, breakthroughs in the arts and academic communities, as well as women making an extraordinary impact in their fields. Hosted by journalist and international relations scholar Maryalice Aymong, Listen, Ladies is a division of Women Across Frontiers, a global digital non-profit publication which seeks to raise awareness of women's rights issues and other topics that are relevant to women's careers and lifestyles.

    Civil Bikes

    Civil Bikes

    Nedra Deadwyler is the founder of Civil Bikes. She joins to the podcast to discuss her awesome organization that gets people on the road to learn and discuss the history and contributions of incredible individuals who may not have made their way into the history books. Her focus on how people of color and women shaped the city of Atlanta is eye-opening, and highly important to the way the city operates today. Her message is relevant and meaningful for the country as a whole. 

    • 32 min
    What is a community organizer?

    What is a community organizer?

    If you hear "community organizer," and know that it was President Obama's first step into bringing people together, but still feel unclear on what the job entails, this is the episode for you. Esther Beard is a community organizer and joins the podcast to discuss her role in helping people learn how they can bring about real and meaningful change in their own communities. She also talks about how those who want to make a difference can make sure they are having a positive impact.

    • 28 min
    Stitching Change

    Stitching Change

    Rakmi Shaiza is the founder of Stitching Change, a social enterprise designed to empower refugee women in the Kansas City area. Shaiza discusses the program's mission to teach valuable skills in creating unique items and developing the financial knowledge to sell the creations. More broadly, Shaiza shares her insights on the challenges facing the women involved in the program, and the incredible potential they have to contribute to their communities.

    • 51 min
    Protecting the National Parks

    Protecting the National Parks

    Beth Shott is a criminal investigator with the Investigative Services Branch of the National Parks Service. She joins the podcast amid the government shutdown to discuss the impact on a professional and personal level. In addition, Shott shares her winding path into law enforcement, and views whether women in her field face unique challenges.

    • 50 min
    Let's Talk Sports!

    Let's Talk Sports!

    Come one, come all! Whether you know every team in major sports, or none of them, you'll want to hear from WFAN's Maggie Gray. On this episode, Maggie joins to discuss her career path, navigating the male-dominated world of sports broadcasting, and what drives her to get out of bed in the morning. 

    • 51 min
    The Rohingya Crisis: Part Two

    The Rohingya Crisis: Part Two

    One year after first joining the podcast, international relations scholar Mayesha Alam returns to discuss her latest reporting on the crisis facing the Rohingya community in Myanmar. While global awareness has wained, the United Nations reports that forced displacement and violence against the Rohingya has led to a refugee population of close to one million people. Women and girls are in particular danger of trafficking, even after they reach refugee camps.

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

Emma Margolin ,

Required Listening

Two smart, interesting, hilarious ladies interviewing other smart, interesting, hilarious ladies? Yes please!

My2cents2017 ,

Already invested

I loved the first podcast about an eclectic group of women who have overcome odds and obtained success in their male-dominated fields. Julie & Maryal are a dynamic duo who bring enthusiasm and fun to a variety of topics addressing women's issues. Highly recommended!

Abby Collier ,

The ladies are listening!

This is the best podcast ever!

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