Gender Roles

Ep 114. Brigid Schulte: Overcoming the Overwhelm

Ep 114. Brigid Schulte: Overcoming the Overwhelm

Brigid Schulte is director of The Better Life Lab at New America which offers ways to restructure our workplaces and social policy using original research and policy analysis. Brigid was an award-winning journalist for The Washington Post and part of the team that won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize. Her book, Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No One Has the Time, was a New York Times bestseller. For details on what we can do to reduce the toll they take on our lives... [Click for more]

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Ep 64. Jessica Bennett: Feminist Fight Club

Ep 64. Jessica Bennett: Feminist Fight Club

Jessica Bennett is gender editor at The New York Times, where she works to expand global coverage of women and gender across platforms. She is author of Feminist Fight Club: An Office Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace. Stew and Jessica discuss how Jessica formed the original feminist fight club, as well as the "manteruption" and "bropropriated"... [Click for more]

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Ep 21. Matt Schneider: Pioneering Stay-at-Home Dad

Ep 21. Matt Schneider: Pioneering Stay-at-Home Dad

Matt Schneider is a stay-at-home dad and Wharton alumnus who founded City Dads Group, a diverse community of more than 8,000 fathers in 26 cities across the United States who are supporting each other and redefining what it means to be a dad in the 21st century.  Matt works with reporters, commercial brands, and...[Click for Show Notes, Links, more]

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Ep 17. Brad Harrington: Fathers at Home

Ep 17. Brad Harrington: Fathers at Home

Brad Harrington is Executive Director of the Boston College Center for Work & Family and leads research focusing on the changing role of fathers, career management, and work-life integration.  He recently completed a series of...[Click for Show Notes, Links, more]

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Ep 11. Julie Foudy: Soccer Champion and Advocate for Gender Equity

Ep 11. Julie Foudy: Soccer Champion and Advocate for Gender Equity

Julie Foudy, currently an ESPN analyst and proud mother of two, is one of the most accomplished soccer players in the world. She competed in four World Cups, three Olympics, and is former Captain of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team. In 2007, Julie was inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame. Her leadership extends beyond the soccer field...[Click for Show Notes, Links, and more]

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Ep 4. Anne-Marie Slaughter: Caregivers and Breadwinners

Ep 4. Anne-Marie Slaughter: Caregivers and Breadwinners

Dr. Anne-Marie Slaughter is the President and CEO of New America, a think tank and civic enterprise dedicated to renewing America in the Digital Age. From 2009–2011 she served as director of Policy Planning for the United States Department of State, the first woman to hold that position... [Click for Show Notes, Links, more]

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Ep 2. Julie Smolyansky: CEO of LifeWay Foods

Ep 2. Julie Smolyansky: CEO of LifeWay Foods

Julie Smolyansky is CEO and President of LifeWay Foods. She took on the role of CEO at age 27 and since then has boosted annual revenues to over $130 million (as of 2015) with a combination of innovative product development and marketing strategies. Julie has also...[Click for Show Notes, Links, more]

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