The Bridge from The Aspen Institute
By The Aspen Institute
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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 dialogue with one another.
||CleanWomen's Rights are Human Rights: Melanne Verveer & Shabana Basij-Rasikh||At the 1995 Beijing World Conference on Women, Hillary Clinton famously said "Women's rights are human rights, and human rights are women's rights." Listen to two pioneering women describe where they were and what they were thinking when they heard that||9/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSitting in the River: Akaya Windwood and Liz Ogbu||In what direction is the river flowing today for women in power and leadership? What tools do we have to break down walls and constructs of oppression: race, class, gender? Close friends Akaya Windwood, president of Rockwood Leadership, and Liz Ogbu, de||8/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVantage Point: Tales of Women's Health||How does understanding our bodies, our health, and our sexual experiences push the feminist dialogue forward today? From the institute's Spotlight Health conference, The Bridge explores this question from two viewpoints: Vera Papisova, Teen Vogue's Well||6/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEveryone Loves a Good Story||How can storytelling, especially through film, take people to a different place? How can stories expose vulnerabilities and empower people to take action? This episode features two award winning filmmakers who have used their craft to change hearts and||5/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWe Have Our Own Table: Kimberlé Crenshaw and Mia Birdsong||How can the civil rights and women’s movements be mutually supportive? What does the women's movement look like today? What are its shortcomings?||4/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOur Common Future: Mary Robinson and Rachel Kyte||As fossil fuels, natural disasters, the role of science, and the Environmental Protection Agency fill the news, former President of Ireland Mary Robinson and Rachel Kyte, CEO of Sustainable Energy for All, discuss why climate change is at the heart of t||2/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis Is What Resistance Looks Like||After seeing a mass mobilization of women across the world in January, one important question arises: What does a global women's movement look like?||1/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Women's Movement Redux||How will a new Trump administration impact the women’s movement? Will the urgency around issues like reproductive justice dissolve women’s generational differences? Journalists and friends Courtney Martin and Pat Mitchell discuss what's ahead.||1/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
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!
My new favorite podcast
Peggy's voice was made for radio :)
Love this podcast- so wonderful!