A podcast about the womxn leaders, innovators & rebels you probably don't already know. With her trademark sassy style and a dose of insight, Tangia Renee brings you womxn of impact to discuss why they do what they do and all the ways they are changing the world. With a focus on womxn of color, we curate the stories of brilliant womxn.
How To Inspire A Movement Through Storytelling With Farzana Doctor
Farzana Doctor is a Toronto-based award-winning writer, activist, and psychotherapist working to ban female genital cutting in her Dawoodi Bohra community. In her latest book, Seven, Farzana blends beautiful storytelling with social justice, using the pages of Seven to tell the story of female genital mutilation and its impact on the communities where it is practiced.
Season 7 Trailer & Podcast Update
This season we're bringing you truly groundbreaking women who have found imaginative and creative ways to make positive impacts in the world, and they are creating movements in the process. From a beekeeper revitalizing a community to someone that is using travel to create game-changing cultural experiences, each episode is going to introduce you to a brilliant and unforgettable leader.
Head over to www.thatswhatshedidpodcast.com for more information about the show.
Walking Poetry & Punching The Air with Ibi Zoboi
When Ibi Zoboi randomly bumped into her former college classmate, Yusef Salaam, of The Central Park Five she knew serendipity was at work, and she knew she needed to help him write his story for young adults. Together, they authored Punching The Air, the tragic, beautiful, and touching story of a young Black boy convicted of a crime he did not commit. While the story is fictional it parallels the real-life wrongful conviction of co-author Yusef Salaam in 1989.
We Were All 13 Once with Robin Farmer
Winner of a 2019 She Writes Press and SparkPress Toward Equality in Publishing (STEP) Contest award, Robin Farmer, wrote Malcolm And Me for every one of us that once a 13-year-old girl trying to figure life out. A seasoned journalist and writer, her fiction projects include screenplays and poetry focusing on girls advocating for social justice.
There's Always Hope with Veena Rao
Winner of the She Writes Press and SparkPress Toward Equality in Publishing contest, Veena Rao, knows what it's like to have to start life over from scratch. She came to the US from India to create a whole new life and then spent 10 years pouring her lessons learned, observations, and inspiration into her book, Purple Lotus. Purple Lotus, is a beautiful story personalizing the immigrant experience with a universal message: there’s hope even if you feel inadequate, powerless, fearful.
The Genius of Women with Janice Kaplan
An accomplished writer and media personality, Janice Kaplan knew she had a great book idea on her hands when she realized that “genius” is a word used to describe men, but not often women. Not even very accomplished and genius women. That’s why she wrote, “The Genius of Women,” her latest book highlighting, you guessed it, genius women who have been overlooked.
I love this podcast! It is so fascinating and I really enjoy learning about incredible women! So glad I discovered this!
Learning so much
I like this idea and I love the content. It’s so great to find out about female trailblazers. It’s so nice to learn a little history and be able to hear about female role models.
I have found a new podcast to listen to. The guest are informative and the hosts are great. Keep up the great work!