Episode 28 – Dorothy Height: Godmother of the Civil Rights Movement

In this episode of Great Woman Theory, our hosts discuss the life of Dorothy Height, once called the godmother of the civil rights movement. Dorothy's contributions to racial justice, especially for black women, and her dedication to bringing people together, is the stuff of legends. She's often overlooked in history but was a pivotal member … Continue reading Episode 28 – Dorothy Height: Godmother of the Civil Rights Movement

The Feminist News Feed: Abortion Expansion, Justice Reform, Trans Rights, and More

https://anchor.fm/shesrightnz/episodes/Abortion-Expansion--Justice-Reform--Trans-Rights-and-More-e1goqns The Feminist News Feed is a podcast where we discuss the biggest news stories affecting gender equality through a feminist lens. A summary of our discussion for the second half of March 2022 can be found below. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts.Subscribe on Spotify. Abortion Provider Safe Zones in New Zealand New Zealand parliament has … Continue reading The Feminist News Feed: Abortion Expansion, Justice Reform, Trans Rights, and More

The Feminist News Feed: Attacks on the LGBTQ+ Community, Significant Court Rulings, and More

https://anchor.fm/shesrightnz/episodes/The-Feminist-News-Feed-Attacks-on-the-LGBTQ-Community--Significant-Court-Rulings--and-More-e1fqmb4 The Feminist News Feed is a podcast where we discuss the biggest news stories affecting gender equality through a feminist lens. A summary of our discussion for the first half of March 2022 can be found below. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts.Subscribe on Spotify. Companies with Female Leaders Outperform those Dominated by Men Research collated … Continue reading The Feminist News Feed: Attacks on the LGBTQ+ Community, Significant Court Rulings, and More

The Feminist News Feed: Wins for Women, War, and More

https://anchor.fm/shesrightnz/episodes/The-Feminist-News-Feed-Wins-for-Women--War--and-More-e1f1mkq The Feminist News Feed is a podcast where we discuss the biggest news stories affecting gender equality through a feminist lens. A summary of our discussion for the second half of February 2022 can be found below. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts.Subscribe on Spotify. Ketanji Brown Jackson Nominated for the U.S. Supreme Court President Joe … Continue reading The Feminist News Feed: Wins for Women, War, and More

Episode 27 – Nellie Bly aka Elizabeth Cochrane: Revolutionising Journalism part Two

In this episode of Great Woman Theory, our hosts continue discussing the life and achievements of Nellie Bly, the pen name of Elizabeth Cochrane. Learn all about her trip around the world in 80 days, her novels, and her stint as an industrialist, before heading back to her one true love, journalism. Listen on iTunes.Listen on Spotify. … Continue reading Episode 27 – Nellie Bly aka Elizabeth Cochrane: Revolutionising Journalism part Two

Episode 26 – Elizabeth Cochrane aka Nellie Bly: Revolutionising journalism Part One

Content warning: this episode contains discussion of mental health and mental institutions that may be distressing to some listeners. In this episode of Great Woman Theory, our hosts discuss the early life and achievements of one of the first investigative journalists, Elizabeth Cochrane, also known under her pen name, Nellie Bly. Called a 'stunt girl' … Continue reading Episode 26 – Elizabeth Cochrane aka Nellie Bly: Revolutionising journalism Part One

Episode 25 – Margaret E. Knight: Inventor Extraordinaire

In this episode of Great Woman Theory, our hosts discuss the amazing mind of Margaret E. Knight, a brilliant inventor from the mid-late 1800s. Her 89 inventions shaped the world in which we now live, so of course, she was the perfect subject for us. Listen to hear all about them and her fierce defence … Continue reading Episode 25 – Margaret E. Knight: Inventor Extraordinaire

Episode 24 – Dr. Merze Tate: Trailblazing Academic

In this episode of Great Woman Theory, our hosts discuss the trailblazing life of Dr. Merze Tate, the first African American woman to attend Oxford University and to gain a PhD in government and international relations from Radcliffe College (which later merged with Harvard University). Merze was a dedicated mentor and tireless worker, overcoming many … Continue reading Episode 24 – Dr. Merze Tate: Trailblazing Academic

Episode 23 – Berthe Morisot: Impressionist Icon part 2

We're back after a short break for episode 23 of Great Woman Theory, in which we discuss the later life of artistic genius Berthe Morisot, impressionist painter and trailblazer. Was she really caught in a tragic love triangle? Was Eugène Manet a true feminist icon? And why was Édouard Manet so into duelling with swords? … Continue reading Episode 23 – Berthe Morisot: Impressionist Icon part 2

Episode 22 – Berthe Morisot: Impressionist Icon Part One

In this episode of Great Woman Theory, our hosts discuss Berthe Morisot, the incredible impressionist painter of the late 19th century. Expected only to paint for the entertainment of men, she refused to settle for anything less than the career her talent deserved. Join us to hear part one of her hilarious, courageous, and sometimes … Continue reading Episode 22 – Berthe Morisot: Impressionist Icon Part One