POWERFUL WOMEN: LET'S TALK A series of POWERFUL PODCASTS by WOMEN, about WOMEN. Women's strength has shaped the world in which we live in all possible aspects, the likes of government, education, health, science, business, spirituality, arts, culture and MORE. NPR-WGVU Public Media's POWERFUL WOMEN: LET'S TALK podcast is a series of interviews with diverse women who are trailblazers who have helped shape our community and transform who we are and how we live. Hear them tell their stories in their own words.This podcast will be released in the summer of 2020 which corresponds to the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing and protecting women's constitutional right to vote in the United States. This release will also parallel PBS national programming celebrating this historic event. POWERFUL WOMEN: LET'S TALK is hosted and produced by NPR-WGVU Public Media's own team of powerful women, Shelley Irwin and Jennifer Moss.
POWERFUL WOMEN: LET'S TALK

POWERFUL WOMEN: LET'S TALK

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A series of POWERFUL PODCASTS by WOMEN, about WOMEN. Women's strength has shaped the world in which we live in all possible aspects, the likes of government, education, health, science, business, spirituality, arts, culture and MORE. NPR-WGVU Public Media's POWERFUL WOMEN: LET'S TALK podcast is a series of interviews with diverse women who are trailblazers who have helped shape our community and transform who we are and how we live. Hear them tell their stories in their own words.This podcast will be released in the summer of 2020 which corresponds to the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing and protecting women's constitutional right to vote in the United States. This release will also parallel PBS national programming celebrating this historic event. POWERFUL WOMEN: LET'S TALK is hosted and produced by NPR-WGVU Public Media's own team of powerful women, Shelley Irwin and Jennifer Moss.

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Powerful Women Let's Talk - 044: Jenna Arcidiacono

Jenna Arcidiacono's first job at 14 was slinging chili dogs and root beer floats at Cook's Drive-In in Kentwood, Michigan. Now, she is an award-winning chef giving back to the community. We talk about her journey, her television appearances, her restaurant, and why the color pink so important to her. Listen to our conversation with Powerful Woman Jenna Arcidiacono. Powerful Women: Let's Talk is created by WGVU NPR and made possible by WGVU NPR sustaining monthly donors. Become a sustaining

Powerful Women Let's Talk - 043: Angela Nelson

Angela Nelson is the Vice President of Multicultural Business Development at Experience Grand Rapids (EXGR), a Destination Marketing Organization. Angela leads the organization's multicultural initiatives related to community relations, diversity and inclusion and workforce development. Angela says her passion is the West Michigan community. She's been honored as one of West Michigan's 50 Most Influential Women for her leadership role and she serves on numerous boards and committees. Angela

Powerful Women Let's Talk - 042: Kim Bode

8Thirtyfour Integrated Communications' Kim Bode loves small businesses and she's proved it with her success so far. Supporting women is one of Bode's passions as is advocating for animals. Welcome Kim Bode to this edition of Powerful Women: Let's Talk! Powerful Women: Let's Talk is created by WGVU NPR and made possible by WGVU NPR sustaining monthly donors. Become a sustaining monthly donor now at wgvu.org/donate to support WGVU NPR's local programs, including Powerful Women: Let's Talk. Full

Powerful Women Let's Talk - 041: Krista Flynn

With more than 25 years of experience, Krista Flynn is the Regional President of TCF's West Region, a position she has held since joining its predecessor, Chemical Bank, in July 2018. TCF happens to be the largest financial institution headquartered in Michigan. Krista will soon become the West Michigan regional president of Huntington Bank, once the merger goes into effect on June first. Krista is also very involved in West Michigan, sitting on numerous boards. One of her passions is helping

Powerful Women Let's Talk - 040: Cindy Larsen

Cindy Larsen is President of the Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce, a chamber that has won numerous state and national awards for overall programing and communications. She has been involved in the reinvention of a waterfront community, has served on many boards, and is a strong advocate of Michigan's Blue Economy. Cindy works hard but also plays hard as an avid hiker, biker and beach-goer. We welcome Cindy to Powerful Women: Let's Talk. Powerful Women: Let's Talk is created by WGVU NPR and

Powerful Women Let's Talk - 039: Mary Rademacher

We welcome Mary Rademacher, one of West Michigan's most versatile entertainers, to our microphone. Mary traveled with a showband as a singer and dancer for the USO to the Far East in the 1980s and continues to perform professionally today. A past West Michigan Jazz Society Musician of the Year, Mary Rademacher is our next guest on Powerful Women: Let's Talk. Powerful Women: Let's Talk is created by WGVU NPR and made possible by WGVU NPR sustaining monthly donors. Become a sustaining monthly

Powerful Women Let's Talk - 038: Melissa Werkman

Melissa Werkman is the Executive Director of the Children's Advocacy Center of Kent County, where she is part of a team committed to seeking justice for and reducing the traumatic impact of sexual abuse for child victims. She is also a partner in Green Square Consulting. She also is a mountain biking coach and especially loves helping people new to the sport feel more comfortable and safe on the trail so they can have even more fun. Powerful Women: Let's Talk is created by WGVU NPR and made

Powerful Women Let's Talk - 037: Tami VandenBerg

Community activist, entrepreneur, Business woman, Introducing Tami VandenBerg. Tami co-owns and co-founded The Meanwhile and The Pyramid Scheme - two businesses that have made substantial impacts in the community. She also co-founded the Eastown Bizarre Bazaar, LadyfestGR and the West Michigan Cannabis Guild. She has spent substantial time and energy working to end homelessness in our community and ran Well House for several years. In addition, she has helped lead the marijuana policy movement

Powerful Women Let's Talk - 036: Deborah Clanton

Deborah Clanton is the retired District Court Magistrate and Court Administrator from the 62B District Court in Kentwood, MI. Although retired, Deborah continues to be very busy, working for change in the community. A very active member of Delta Sigma Theta Public Service Sorority, she tirelessly works for students and education. One of her passions is getting people out to vote.... even during the pandemic. Deborah Clanton is this week's Powerful Woman. Powerful Women: Let's Talk is created by

Powerful Women Let's Talk - 035: Michelle LaJoye-Young

Michelle LaJoye-Young has served Kent County for over 30 years. Today, she is the Sheriff. She serves on many boards at the local, state, and federal level and has been appointed to boards by 3 different Governors. What is her role as Sheriff and what does she do in her free time? We find out on this episode of Powerful Women: Let's Talk. Powerful Women: Let's Talk is created by WGVU NPR and made possible by WGVU NPR sustaining monthly donors. Become a sustaining monthly donor now at wgvu.org

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