112 episodes

The Vital Voices Podcast highlights women leaders and change-makers from around the world. Hosted by Vital Voices President and CEO, Alyse Nelson, the Vital Voices Podcast provides a space for extraordinary women to be heard.

To learn more about Vital Voices, visit www.VitalVoices.org.
Follow us on Twitter (@VitalVoices), Instagram (@VitalVoices) and like us on Facebook (facebook.com/VitalVoices)! You can also donate to Vital Voices by texting VITAL to 41444.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0, 23 Ratings

The Vital Voices Podcast highlights women leaders and change-makers from around the world. Hosted by Vital Voices President and CEO, Alyse Nelson, the Vital Voices Podcast provides a space for extraordinary women to be heard.

To learn more about Vital Voices, visit www.VitalVoices.org.
Follow us on Twitter (@VitalVoices), Instagram (@VitalVoices) and like us on Facebook (facebook.com/VitalVoices)! You can also donate to Vital Voices by texting VITAL to 41444.

    Voices of Resilience: Reinvention with Rally Racecar Driver Renée Brinkerhoff

    Voices of Resilience: Reinvention with Rally Racecar Driver Renée Brinkerhoff

    Renée Brinkerhoff is breaking records as a rally racecar driver with a mission. She shared her journey from homeschool teacher and stay at home mom to racing around the world on all 7 continents. Renée is on a global tour to bring awareness and raise funds to fight child trafficking, and scheduled to race on her 7th and final continent – Antarctica – in January 2021.

    • 31 min
    Voices of Resilience: Anna Phearman on Disabilities and the Pandemic

    Voices of Resilience: Anna Phearman on Disabilities and the Pandemic

    Anna Phearman from Mobility4All joined Vital Voices President and CEO Alyse Nelson to discuss the ways that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the disabled community. The additional considerations that people with disabilities range from difficulties wearing masks to issues masks pose to reading lips and gathering facial expressions for deaf people to medical discrimination and medical rationing when the healthcare systems are overwhelmed – and so much more.

    • 24 min
    Voices of Resilience: eSwatini Artisan Collective on Collaborating in Crisis

    Voices of Resilience: eSwatini Artisan Collective on Collaborating in Crisis

    Three VV women leaders have come together in South Africa to join their artisanal forces to create masks and other goods to sustain artisans during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hear directly from Signhild Brosvik and Philippa Thorne on their work to sustain business throughout closures, how they’ve seen strengths in collaboration emerge and more.
    Want to order from eSwatini? Find them on Instagram at @eswatini_artisans or email them at eswatiniartisans@gmail.com

    • 17 min
    Voices of Resilience: Kah Walla on Colonialism’s Legacy and Anti-Blackness

    Voices of Resilience: Kah Walla on Colonialism’s Legacy and Anti-Blackness

    Cameroonian activist and former Presidential candidate Kah Walla joined the podcast for an insightful conversation on anti-Blackness and racism in the wake of the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and so many more. Kah reflects on the legacy of colonial control and its design for power held by few and oppression of the masses - and how that's defined Africa's leadership structures today.

    • 43 min
    Voices of Resilience: Tamara Adrian on Activism in Leadership

    Voices of Resilience: Tamara Adrian on Activism in Leadership

    VVEngage Fellow and Venezuelan Member of Parliament Tamara Adrian joined Vital Voices President and CEO Alyse Nelson to talk about why her career as a politician is centered on her activism. As the country continues to face multiple crises, from oil to economy to COVID and more, Tamara continues to fight for her community. Tune in to hear her perspective as a leader and one of the first transgender MPs in the region.

    • 29 min
    Voices of Resilience: Sherrie Westin on Sesame Street’s Early Childhood Education

    Voices of Resilience: Sherrie Westin on Sesame Street’s Early Childhood Education

    Vital Voices Board Member Sherrie Westin, President of Social Impact at Sesame Workshop – the nonprofit behind Sesame Street – works to transform early childhood education and ensure kids around the world are equally prepared to learn and grow. Tune in to hear her discuss Sesame Street’s work in ensuring kids identify with the characters they see on screen, how they’re reframing humanitarian response to prioritize early childhood education, and why clear communication is critical in crisis.

    • 32 min

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23 Ratings

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