The She Said Project Podcast Something powerful happens when everyday women come together to share their extraordinary stories before a live audience. Join our hosts, Co-Founder Kerry Rossow and National Director, Jenette Jurczyk, each week as they visit with some incredible women who braved the microphone to share their stories on the She Said stage.
That's What She Said

The She Said Project Podcast

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Something powerful happens when everyday women come together to share their extraordinary stories before a live audience. Join our hosts, Co-Founder Kerry Rossow and National Director, Jenette Jurczyk, each week as they visit with some incredible women who braved the microphone to share their stories on the She Said stage.

Most Recent Episodes

Bonus Episode: Visiting with Nevaeh Essien and Izzy Gonzales about their experiences in "T...

Bonus Episode: Visiting with Nevaeh Essien and Izzy Gonzales about their experiences in "T...

In this special bonus episode, hosts Kerry and Jenette talk about the power of sharing stories...for teen girls! Nevaeh and Izzy share their experiences from the program and catch us up on how they continue to be bold and brave and share their unique voices.

Bonus Episode: Visiting with Nevaeh Essien and Izzy Gonzales about their experiences in "T...

Episode 40: Visiting with Amber Cook of Bloomington, IL, and her story, "My Fairytale Life"

Episode 40: Visiting with Amber Cook of Bloomington, IL, and her story, "My Fairytale Life"

We've all seen those women who look perfect and seemingly have it all together. In "My Fairytale Life," Amber Cook dismantles the facade and reveals to hosts Jenette and Kerry some of the less-than-glamorous truths of womanhood.

Episode 40: Visiting with Amber Cook of Bloomington, IL, and her story, "My Fairytale Life"

Episode 39: Visiting with Marie Hale of Chicago, IL, and her story "Red Lipstick and Resilience"

Episode 39: Visiting with Marie Hale of Chicago, IL, and her story "Red Lipstick and Resilience"

Marie opened the first virtual show in 2020 with her story "Red Lipstick and Resilience." Now, she shares with hosts Kerry and Jenette the tragic events she survived to build a life, a company, and a family for her daughter, and how she inspires other women to lean on their resilience in difficult times.

Episode 39: Visiting with Marie Hale of Chicago, IL, and her story "Red Lipstick and Resilience"

Episode 38:Visiting with Barbara Hedlund of Urbana, IL, and her story "A Rippling Effect"

When Barbara Hedlund shared her story, "A Rippling Effect," on stage back in 2020, she earned the nickname "Badass Babs." Now she reflects on events of her past as a professional cello player and how she paved the way for women to be treated fairly in the music industry.

Episode 38:Visiting with Barbara Hedlund of Urbana, IL, and her story "A Rippling Effect"

Episode 37: Visiting with Valencia Wilson of Gurnee, IL, and her story, "A Lost Wish"

Episode 37: Visiting with Valencia Wilson of Gurnee, IL, and her story, "A Lost Wish"

Have you ever had one of those moments when you realize that everyone around you grew up knowing something that somehow you missed? On this week's episode, Valencia Wilson shares with our hosts the story behind "A Lost Wish," a story that she shared on the virtual She Said Story Sharing Showcase.

Episode 37: Visiting with Valencia Wilson of Gurnee, IL, and her story, "A Lost Wish"

Episode 36: Visiting with Angi Franklin of Urbana, IL, and her story, "Unplanned and Unwritten"

Episode 36: Visiting with Angi Franklin of Urbana, IL, and her story, "Unplanned and Unwritten"

Hosts Kerry and Jenette struggle to keep a straight face while visiting with their guest, Angi Franklin, in this week's episode. Angi had the audience rolling in the aisles during her 2020 performance of "Unplanned and Unwritten."

Episode 36: Visiting with Angi Franklin of Urbana, IL, and her story, "Unplanned and Unwritten"

Episode 35: Visiting with Cobey Flynn in Barcelona, Spain, and her story, "The Fine Print"

Episode 35: Visiting with Cobey Flynn in Barcelona, Spain, and her story, "The Fine Print"

This week we visit with Cobey Flynn, the first international She Said Speaker! Cobey chats with Kerry and Jenette about sharing her story in the 2020 virtual event, "She Said Story Sharing Showcase," when she joined the cast from her home in Barcelona, Spain. They revisit the humorous take on important life lessons learned by Cobey in her performance of "The Fine Print."

Episode 35: Visiting with Cobey Flynn in Barcelona, Spain, and her story, "The Fine Print"

Episode 34: Visiting with Sally K. Carter of Champaign, IL, and her story, "My Strength To Let Go"

Episode 34: Visiting with Sally K. Carter of Champaign, IL, and her story, "My Strength To Let Go"

Sally K. Carter shared her personal journey with M.S. in her story, "My Strength to Let Go." Kerry and Jenette check in with Sally about her powerful performance in the live show in February 2020, and how she overcomes her diagnosis each and every day.

Episode 34: Visiting with Sally K. Carter of Champaign, IL, and her story, "My Strength To Let Go"

Episode 33: Visiting with Monica and Estella Samii of Champaign, IL, and their story, "For Good"

Mother-daughter duo, Monica and Estella Samii, visit with Kerry and Jenette to talk about the story they both shared on stage back in 2019. They explore how this experience has deepened their special relationship and reflect on how they continue to show up for each other in "For Good."

Episode 33: Visiting with Monica and Estella Samii of Champaign, IL, and their story, "For Good"

Episode 32: Visiting with Michelle Gonzales of Champaign, IL, and her story, "Classroom of Life"

Michelle Gonzalez joins Kerry and Jenette to reminisce about her live performance in February of 2020 and her experiences since sharing her story "Classroom of Life." As a former school teacher, Michelle shares how she has chosen to view the world through the lens of a perpetual student, always growing and learning to live with heart.

Episode 32: Visiting with Michelle Gonzales of Champaign, IL, and her story, "Classroom of Life"