Fatima's Hand Podcast
By Kristina Wilfore
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Fatima’s Hand features change agents across the globe fighting for equality. Combining politics with everyday activism, hear inspiring stories and practical advice from women in the Middle East, Africa and Europe. Each show addresses a hot topic on the issue of women’s political participation and leadership, and the person behind it – what is their story, experience and insights? What are the roots of their activism? And how do they stay balanced as women – mothers, sisters, aunties?
||CleanEpisode 6: Practical Steps for Combatting Sexism in Media & Politics||It’s not enough to simply recognize sexism exists in society. In order to call out sexism and create the conditions for equality we must move people into action. In the second episode of our Ukraine series,||10/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Ukraine and the Revolution Within for Gender Equality||Ukraine has undergone incredible transformations stemming from the Revolution for Dignity. Progress towards women’s empowerment and gender equality is one of the most exciting changes taking place since the country broke free of authoritarian rule in||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Fighting Against Injustice and Being a Mom, Serbia to Africa||Marija Markovic is a strong, outspoken and deeply empathetic advocate who embraces these roles as rigorously as those of wife and mother. In this episode of Fatima’s Hand, she brings 20 years of wisdom in democracy and governance in the context of dem||7/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Peace, Conflict and Motherhood||Leah Kimathi is a professional peacemaker. She brings a depth of experience to the field and clarity of vision in how she utilizes the tools of conflict mitigation. Her on-the-ground know how, as well as her philosophical approach to the work,||5/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Campaigns for Inclusion – In Advocacy and Life||In this episode of Fatima’s Hand, Carla Chianese gives insights about the nature of behavioral-based change campaigns – in work and life. This enriching and personal conversations covers a wide range of topics: how voter education is organized throu||5/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Running for Office in Kenya at Age 23||Suzanne Silantoi Lengewa is a trailblazer. Despite Kenya’s leadership in the region when it comes to women serving in political office they rank last out of all East African nations. Stepping up to run as a young woman in the largest city in Kenya —||4/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
I love the balance between personal and professional stories from these amazing women. Looking forward to each new chapter!
Smart and full of heart
Voices of women working on the front lines of democratic change and political power, told by the leaders themselves. Can’t wait for more!