Diversity Matters

Diversity Matters If you’ve ever wondered why diversity matters, especially in newsrooms, this week’s guest has some answers for you. And then some. Pauline Chiou is a media executive who cut her journalism teeth as a reporter in local TV and network newsrooms across the U.S. From there, it was on to Hong Kong and…

Right To Know

Right To Know We all have a right to know who we are and where we come from. And in this day of over-the-counter DNA tests, it’s easier than ever to find out. But what happens when your DNA discovery reveals secrets that rewrite the story of your life? In the case of Kara Rubinstein…

Changing Corporate Culture

Changing Corporate Culture What does it take to change corporate culture? It’s a question countless corporations are asking as diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging take center stage. This week, my guest and I explore this topic from multiple perspectives. Allie Danziger is a whip smart, young entrepreneur whose insight is gleaned from her experience in…

WHY THIS PODCAST & WHY NOW?

Because it’s time for us all to stop, take a breath and listen. I am a journalist who relishes giving voice to people’s stories.  I am a business owner, founder of an education non-profit, keynote speaker, wife, mother, daughter, dancer, sister and lover of life — and my country.  And like so many of you, it…

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER

Knowledge is passed on from one generation to the next primarily through words, both written and spoken. While campfire stories and the folklore they gave birth to seemed  near extinction, modern technology has revived this intimate and personal form of sharing knowledge. Knowledge is power.  This podcast is about empowering all of us to better…

OVERCOMING THE “OTHER”

At some point in our lives, we all know what it feels like to be on the outside looking in.  To be shunned.  To be the outcast.  To be the “other”.  Business leaders, students, parents, political leaders, educators, doctors, professional athletes, social activists, entrepreneurs, entertainers…everyone you can think of.  What are their stories?  What “other”…

America Talks

America Talks As I write this on April 21, 2022, America Talks is underway. Americans with different backgrounds and beliefs are firing up their computers, turning on their cameras and talking to each other, face-to-face. On purpose. And with a purpose. Creating connections to build bridges across our divides, find a path forward, and remind…

It’s Not a Choice

It’s Not a Choice Being Liam isn’t always easy. But it’s not a choice. It’s who he is. Just like all of us, Liam Paschall wants simply to be accepted and respected as a human being. A loving husband and father, DEIB advocate, keynote speaker, passionate volunteer — and transgender man. Only One Regret Assigned…