Womenspired® showcases the empowering stories of women of all different backgrounds (from female founders, to women advocating for change, to TV hosts, and more), with the intention to help inspire you to pursue and achieve your dreams, to always keep going when times get tough, and to step into your fullest potential, having heard the success stories of another woman. Let's be #Womenspired together!
Each episode has a visual video of the interview, which is available on Instagram @be.womenspired. This show is hosted by TV host Bri Blank Alexander (@bri.healthy). Please subscribe to stay inspired!
Fighting for the Healthy School Food Revolution: Andrea Strong
In most public schools, the cafeteria food that is served is often over-processed and not optimized for the nutrition of the students. School foods are often high in refined carbohydrates, resulting in energy spikes and crashes, which are not conducive to optimal learning. Andrea Strong is the founder of the New York City Healthy School Food Alliance, and she has fought for years to bring healthier foods into schools so children can learn the benefits of nutrition and be set up for optimal health.
Behind the Scenes of the Today Show's Joyful Nutrition Segments: Registered Dietitian Rebecca Jay Forman
The Joy Fit Club on the Today Show, hosted by the fabulous Joy Bauer, is filled with fun health and wellness inspiration. One aspect of production that we don't typically get to see is how powerful segments like these come together behind the scenes! Registered Dietitian and Director of Nutrition for Joy Bauer, Rebecca Jay Forman, joins us to talk about how these segments truly come together, what her favorite parts of her job are, and she also debunks some nutrition myths submitted by viewers like you! Tune in and be Womenspired™!
Bringing Big Business Dreams to Life: Lisa Skye Hain
Lisa Skye Hain is the founder and CEO of Primary, a co-working office space located in Manhattan's Financial District. Lisa was one of the first employees with WeWork, and through her experiences there, she desired to create her very own wellness-based shared office space community. Lisa has overcame many obstacles along the way, and her perseverance can inspire us all. Listen to be #Womenspired to make your dreams a reality!
Movement as a Celebration of Joy: Apple Fitness+ Instructor Emily Fayette
Looking to fall in love with fitness? Meet Emily Fayette! She’s a fitness instructor, new mom, and a source of pure joy motivation! In this episode, you’ll get to learn more about her fitness career, what her brand, The Healthy Hustle, means, how her husband hilariously goes by “The Unhealthy Hustle”, her business endeavors, and so much more!
Addressing Fat Shaming and Weight Bias with a Clinical Psychologist
Weight bias is a form of discrimination that often gets swept under the rug, but is still so prevalent in the world. In this powerful, meaningful episode, we're joined by Dr. Rachel Goldman, Ph.D., FTOS, a licensed psychologist specializing in health and wellness, including health behavior change. She shares her expert advice and experience in helping her patients navigate through these challenging moments, and our host, Bri, shares her experiences as well, having lost 150 pounds. Listen to learn more about how it feels to experience fat shaming, and what we can do to help bring an end to it for good.
From Intern to Vice President Fashion Director at Bloomingdale's: Erica Russo
We can do anything if we set our minds to it! Erica Russo was the Vice President, Fashion Director at Bloomingdale's, and she shares her inspiring story of how she worked her way up to her amazing position (hint: she started out as an intern!). She’ll share her best advice for people who want to work their way up in a corporate environment, and so much more! Plus, we play a round of “In or Out?”, and you’ll hear firsthand what’s fashionable and what not to wear!
Watch the video interview on Instagram at @be.womenspired!