a podcast by and about women
a podcast by and about women
Tes is a long-time blogger and foodie. For the past 10 years, she’s focused her blog and work around women’s issues. This is her long-form interview podcast. She’s lined up women activists and volunteers from around the world to tell their stories and the stories of the women they work with.
Marinel M. de Jesus, Esq. is a former civil rights lawyer from Washington,
DC, who turned her passion for hiking into a full-time endeavor as a social
entrepreneur, solutions-focused journalist, and speaker.
She is the founder of the award-winning media platform, Brown Gal Trekker, and mountain trekking enterprise, Equity Global Treks, both of which aim to elevate the status and
roles of women and indigenous communities in the outdoor and travel
industries. Marinel is a full-time global mountain nomad and travels to
mountain destinations regularly to explore adventure travel initiatives that are
community-led and/or focused on female leadership in the industry.
In 2019, she founded the non-profit human rights organization, The Porter Voice
Collective, which aims to advocate for the human rights of porters in Peru,
Nepal, and Tanzania and Workforce Equity Tourism as a form of sustainable
tourism through the use of storytelling and all forms of media.
Marinel has written for various outdoor & travel publications such as the Alpinist
Magazine, Outside, Fodor’s, Backpacker Magazine, Huffpost, and Adventure
Journal. She was a Board Member of the American Hiking Society & JEDI
Committee Chair from 2020-2022 and a Brand Ambassador for Osprey &
AKU Trekking Shoes.
To learn more about Marinel de Jesus, Brown Gal Trekker, Equity Global Treks, & The Porter Voice Collective:
To learn more about The Porter Voice Collective, please go to:
The film KM82: The Porter Voices of Peru’s Camino Inca is having an advance screening from May 25th-June 8th. To view a private screening of the film, please fill out this registration form:
Bolanle Williams-Olley is the CFO and co-owner at Mancini Duffy, a national design firm with a 100+-year-old history and tech-forward approach based in New York
Adi Kaplan has a Masters in Industrial Engineering, but went a totally different direction. At the age of 40, when many of her friends decided to go the Botox way, she knew she was going to work her way into well-aging (as she is not “anti” anything 🙂 ) and decided to go the NOtox way! She will go a long way to reduce her wrinkles, get a glow to her face and look great THE NATURAL WAY. Besides, her motto is that every wrinkle she has – she earned with hard work 🙂 She loves treating people, loves seeing results, and most of all – loves getting compliments from clients after each and every treatment.
To learn more about Adi Kaplan and Facial Healing by Adi:
Ofra Abramovich is the Founder of Mamanet – Mothers League, which is the largest women’s league and the 3rd most popular sports branch in Israel.
Mamanet has thousands of active mother players participating in close to 1500 teams
located in municipalities all over Israel, Cyprus, Austria, Italy, USA, Canada and Switzerland
Singapore and more.
She devotes her life to promoting Mamanet’s philosophy where mothers should be able to
belong to a sports team and thereby lead a healthy and active life. The motto is, “Every
As such, these mothers become a personal example and a role model for their children and
families. Mothers who participate in Mamanet have proven their ability to build a strong
community which becomes a platform to emphasize school pride, good sportsmanship,
professional competitions and enhancing community building and mutual aid. This model
was not only adopted by mothers from around the world, but also received recognition
from government agencies, the UN, sports agencies such as CSIT, the National Olympic
Committee, health & lifestyle companies and more.
The Ministry of Science is currently conducting a 3 year research which shows that Mamanet league increases social capital & promotes health and wellbeing.
Mamanet is currently in Las Vegas for its 3rd USA Mamanet Tournament between May 5th-7th, 2023. This tournament will have 200 players, 20 teams from around the state, as well as a Mamanet guest from Kenya and a guest team from Italy.
The final tournament will be held at CSIT World Games in Cervia, Italy on September 5-10, 2023.
Mamanet Mothers League(Israel), along with Mamanet Italy, has received an EU grant to establish Mamanet in 14 countries.
To learn more about Ofra Abramovich:
To learn more about Mamanet:
Priyanka Modi is an alternate learning coach and consultant who has worked in schools in various roles, including as a teacher and program coordinator. She has designed programs aimed at helping students gain volunteering experience. Her inspiration for writing comes from her nine year-old son, Adi.
Following the COVID-19 pandemic, Priyanka began exploring alternative approaches to learning, recognizing that the traditional schooling system may not be suitable for everyone. She researched various self-learning ideas, and incorporated them into her family’s daily routine. Priyanka and her family enjoy learning at their own pace, and utilizing the many online resources available to them. Adi’s interests change regularly, and as a result, his learning experiences vary as well. Priyanka appreciates that he has the freedom to explore whatever topics he’s interested in and is not restricted by a specific curriculum.
Priyanka studies the art of raising free learners and designing a lifestyle around it. She is passionate about writing and assisting others, which led her to start her blog. She is gradually getting to know numerous alternate learning explorers, and enjoys exchanging stories and sharing knowledge with them.
Priyanka’s objective is to demonstrate that other options exist and assist individuals in finding their own path in life. She strives to educate people about the numerous methods of exploring education, and believes that learning should be accessible to all.
To learn more about Priyanka Modi:
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