22 episodes

These days, women of different generations and geographies have never needed one another more. And yet, there are so few places where we are in meaningful dialogue. This inspired The Aspen Institute to create The Bridge, a podcast that puts two people with deep knowledge and compassion in fierce, fun conversation with one another.

The Bridge from The Aspen Institute The Aspen Institute

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8, 57 Ratings

These days, women of different generations and geographies have never needed one another more. And yet, there are so few places where we are in meaningful dialogue. This inspired The Aspen Institute to create The Bridge, a podcast that puts two people with deep knowledge and compassion in fierce, fun conversation with one another.

    Cecile Richards, Ai-jen Poo, Katherine Grainger: Our Rights Shall Not Be Abridged

    Cecile Richards, Ai-jen Poo, Katherine Grainger: Our Rights Shall Not Be Abridged

    How has the women’s movement evolved since 1919? This episode features a conversation on how we can learn from the lessons of the past in order to rebuild the women’s movement in a different way.

    • 56 min
    Chelsea Kline and Kate Manne: Facing Misogyny

    Chelsea Kline and Kate Manne: Facing Misogyny

    How does misogyny impact our daily lives? This episode of The Bridge features a conversation between longtime champion for women's rights and former candidate for Massachusetts Senate Chelsea Kline and Cornell philosophy professor and author Kate Manne about how to recognize misogyny and face it head on.

    • 44 min
    Riane Eisler and Jamia Wilson: The Future of Feminism

    Riane Eisler and Jamia Wilson: The Future of Feminism

    What has changed in the thinking around feminism and gender issues? In this episode, Riane Eisler, one of the first thinkers of gender issues, joins Jamia Wilson, who is leading us in revisioning the thinking behind gender issues today, in a deep conversation on redefining the feminist movement.

    • 59 min
    Madeleine K. Albright and Alice Albright: Best Mom Ever

    Madeleine K. Albright and Alice Albright: Best Mom Ever

    The Bridge is excited to launch Season 3 with a fierce, intergenerational conversation between Madeleine K. Albright, former U.S. Secretary of State, and her daughter Alice Albright, CEO of the Global Partnership for Education.

    • 44 min
    Lan Yang: A Window Onto the World

    Lan Yang: A Window Onto the World

    In every field — business, politics, science, tech, and sport — women are breaking barriers in unprecedented numbers. In this episode, hear from "the Oprah of Chinese media" Lan Yang.

    • 21 min
    Cecile Richards and Alicia Garza: Women are on Fire

    Cecile Richards and Alicia Garza: Women are on Fire

    When women mobilize, countries are transformed. On this month's episode, hear from Cecile Richards and Alicia Garza, co-founders of Supermajority, a national community for women’s activism and civic engagement.

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
57 Ratings

57 Ratings

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Inspiring and Provocative

A privilege and honor to listen to such thoughtful, intelligent women address some of society's most important issues in this beautifully-produced series. My brain and heart are both engaged here!

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My new favorite podcast

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