22 episodes

Women Imprint's "Portrait Series" archives the voice of female creatives through interviews. We chat with authors, artists, musicians, etc. about how they began their creative journey, about their inspiration, current projects, women in public spaces, and more. Make sure to follow!

Women Imprint is an independent U.S.-based nonprofit organization founded by Jana Mader and Kaitlyn Allen. It documents the imprint of women whose lives and actions continue to inspire today. We do this by creating carefully curated walking tours of women's history, through a podcast, and by evaluating dedications to women in the public space.

For more info visit our website: www.womenimprint.com

Support Women Imprint's mission and become a member through patreon.com/womenimprint

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    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Women Imprint's "Portrait Series" archives the voice of female creatives through interviews. We chat with authors, artists, musicians, etc. about how they began their creative journey, about their inspiration, current projects, women in public spaces, and more. Make sure to follow!

Women Imprint is an independent U.S.-based nonprofit organization founded by Jana Mader and Kaitlyn Allen. It documents the imprint of women whose lives and actions continue to inspire today. We do this by creating carefully curated walking tours of women's history, through a podcast, and by evaluating dedications to women in the public space.

For more info visit our website: www.womenimprint.com

Support Women Imprint's mission and become a member through patreon.com/womenimprint

    21: Julie Crouse, Modern Witch & Library Supervisor | Greensboro, NC | Part 2

    21: Julie Crouse, Modern Witch & Library Supervisor | Greensboro, NC | Part 2

    In part 2, we continue Jessie's interview with Julie Crouse, a library supervisor, and modern-day eclectic witch. Jessie and Julie deep dive into the villainization of witchcraft and Julie's personal practice as a witch. They also chat about witchcraft as an alternative therapy and how Julie unites yoga with the craft.
    This episode is part 2 of 2.

    Follow Julie Crouse:

    Instagram: @crystal.grid.oracle
    email: crystal.grid.oracle@gmail.com
    website: www.crystalgridritual.com
     

    Women Imprint is a nonprofit organization that explores the lives and achievements of women creatives throughout history. Women Imprint’s core mission is fostering more excellent representation of women creatives in the public space. We appreciate the donations from our supporters. Without you, this wouldn’t be possible!

    Become a member: https://www.patreon.com/womenimprint
    Website: www.womenimprint.com
    Instagram: @WomenImprint

    • 35 min
    21: Julie Crouse, Modern Witch & Library Supervisor | Greensboro, NC | Part 1

    21: Julie Crouse, Modern Witch & Library Supervisor | Greensboro, NC | Part 1

    In this episode, Jessie interviews Julie Crouse, a modern-day witch, and library supervisor who tells us how she came into her practice as a crystal & tarot reader and the difference between the two types of reading as a map to the questions that are asked, and what our higher self already knows in the universe. This episode is part 1 of 2.

    Follow Julie Crouse:

    Instagram: @crystal.grid.oracle
    email: crystal.grid.oracle@gmail.com
    website: www.crystalgridritual.com
     

    Women Imprint is a nonprofit organization that explores the lives and achievements of women creatives throughout history. Women Imprint’s core mission is fostering more excellent representation of women creatives in the public space. We appreciate the donations from our supporters. Without you, this wouldn’t be possible!

    Become a member: https://www.patreon.com/womenimprint
    Website: www.womenimprint.com
    Instagram: @WomenImprint

    • 27 min
    20: Maggie Brown, singer, spoken word artist, actress & producer | Chicago

    20: Maggie Brown, singer, spoken word artist, actress & producer | Chicago

    Join Mia as she talks with Chicago singer, spoken word artist, actress, and producer Maggie Brown about growing up with creative luminaries as family members, and intersecting creative practices with teaching and activism.

    Follow Maggie Brown:

    Website: https://www.maggiebrown.com/about

    Twitter: @legacycompany

    LinkedIn: Maggie Brown

     

    Women Imprint is a nonprofit organization that explores the lives and achievements of women creatives throughout history. Women Imprint’s core mission lies in fostering greater representation of women creatives in the public space. We appreciate the donations from our supporters. Without you, this wouldn’t be possible!

    Become a member: https://www.patreon.com/womenimprint
    Website: www.womenimprint.com
    Instagram: @WomenImprint

    • 34 min
    19: Amy Wu, journalist in women’s agrifoodtech | Hudson Valley, NYC

    19: Amy Wu, journalist in women’s agrifoodtech | Hudson Valley, NYC

    In this episode, Lucille interviews Amy Wu, journalist & storyteller whose book and documentary titled ‘From Farms to Incubators’ spotlights more than 30 portraits of women in agrifoodtech. She chats to us about her drive to tell the stories of women who have created sustainable and socially responsible innovations today, despite obstacles of culture & lack of financial funding for women & women of color.   


     


    Amy’s book: From Farms to Incubators: Women Innovators Revolutionizing How Our Food Is Grown


    Follow Amy Wu:
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/amy8wu
    Email: amy@farmstoincubators.com
    Website: https://www.farmstoincubators.com/about


    Women Imprint is a nonprofit organization that explores the lives and achievements of women creatives throughout history. Women Imprint’s core mission lies in fostering greater representation of women creatives in the public space. We appreciate the donations from our supporters. Without you, this wouldn’t be possible!


    Become a member: https://www.patreon.com/womenimprint
    Website: www.womenimprint.com
    Instagram: @WomenImprint

    • 30 min
    18: Bianca Orellana, author & librarian | Winston Salem, NC

    18: Bianca Orellana, author & librarian | Winston Salem, NC

    Hello from Winston Salem! In this episode, Jessie interviews author and librarian Bianca Orellana about her writing journey, how she writes to live, and the ups and downs of publishing a book. She also shares her inspirations and goals with us and gives great insights to those new to writing.

    Bianca’s book (shop independent): We Are Eternal




    Follow Bianca:
    Instagram: write.to.live_biancaorellana/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/BJOwrites
    Website: BiancaOrellana.com


     


    Women Imprint is a nonprofit organization that explores the lives and achievements of women creatives throughout history. In this interview series, writer Jana Marlene Mader and art historian Kaitlyn Allen speak to creative women working today. Women Imprint’s core mission lies in fostering greater representation of women creatives in the public space.


    Become a member: https://www.patreon.com/womenimprint
    Website: www.womenimprint.com
    Instagram: @WomenImprint

    • 25 min
    17: Leigh Pettus & Martha Nelson, old-time musicians | Asheville, NC

    17: Leigh Pettus & Martha Nelson, old-time musicians | Asheville, NC

    A first, a chat between two creatives! In this episode, we welcome Leigh Pettus and Martha Nelson who are both old-time musicians from Western North Carolina. Leigh and Martha share with us their journey into playing stringed instruments and how old-time Appalachian music is a very strong community. They also talk about the spaces they feel creative in and how they connected with each other and music during covid-19.


    Leigh & Martha’s book recommendations for creative journaling: 


    ‘The Artist Way’ by Julia Cameron

    ‘The Listening Path’ by Julia Cameron

    Feel free to contact Martha (MarthaRNelson@gmail.com) or Leigh (Pettus57@gmail.com) for more information about their music.


    Women Imprint is a nonprofit organization that explores the lives and achievements of women creatives throughout history. In this interview series, writer Jana Marlene Mader and art historian Kaitlyn Allen speak to creative women working today. Women Imprint’s core mission lies in fostering greater representation of women creatives in the public space.


    Become a member: https://www.patreon.com/womenimprint 


    Website: www.womenimprint.com


    Instagram: @WomenImprint

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

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