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She's Got Game: U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Challenges Women to Become Major Players

Women tell us why they are voting - featuring Elizabeth Warren, Chelsea Handler, Melissa Ethridge, Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards and more. (video)

Marianne Schnall on What Will It Take to Make a Woman President? (video)

Thrive Global:
Timeless Wisdom from Gloria Steinem In honor of Women’s History Month and Gloria’s birthday, I collected some of her most powerful insights, advice and life wisdom from our interviews (Thrive Global)

Visions to Transform Our World this International Women’s Day Wisdom and calls to action from 25 inspiring women on creating a more sustainable, equitable, peaceful and just world (Thrive Global)

In Remembrance: My Interview With Beloved Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh/ I was saddened to hear about the death of world-renowned Buddhist teacher, author, poet, and peace/civil rights activist Thich Nhat Hanh. I was honored to be able to interview him several years ago and wanted to share his inspiring words as the world mourns his passing. (Thrive Global)

“New Year, True You”: Luvvie Ajayi Jones Shares 5 Ways to Choose Courage and Make "Good Trouble" in 2022 Five takeaways from interview with bestselling author and speaker Luvvie Ajayi Jones who offers powerful insights on facing fear, speaking out, and much more.(Thrive Global)

16 Leaders on Finding Inner Peace (Thrive Global)

Advice From Jane Fonda, Anita Hill, Amy Poehler, and Other Influential Women on Building Confidence (excerrpt from 'Dare to Be You') (Thrive Global)

Gloria Steinem, Dolly Parton, Sally Field and Other Powerful Women on What “Success” Means to Them - excerpt from Leading the Way (Thrive Global)
Marianne Schnall on Maya Angelou and a new paradigm on race

Strive to Thrive: Interview with Arianna Huffington on Redefining Success and the Third Metric
by Marianne Schnall (


On the centennial of the 19th Amendment, legendary women look to the future
Featuring Carol Moseley Braun, Jennifer Finney Boylan, Kimberlé Crenshaw, Alicia Garza, Melinda Gates, Kirsten Gillibrand, Anita Hill, Dolores Huerta, Helen LaKelly Hunt, Carol Jenkins, Mikki Kendall, Leslie Kern, Billie Jean King, María Teresa Kumar, Barbara Lee, Annie Lennox, Pat Mitchell, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Ai-jen Poo, Megan Rapinoe, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Sheryl Sandberg, Lauren Underwood, Christine Todd Whitman (

How History Can Bring Us Hope Right Now
Featuring stories from: Madeleine Albright, Aimee Allison, Kimberlé Crenshaw, Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza, Kirsten Gillibrand, Jane Goodall, Kamala Harris, Kay Bailey Hutchison, Barbara Lee, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Pat Mitchell, Robin Morgan, Ai-jen Poo, Cecile Richards, Sheryl Sandberg, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Opal Tometi (

2020 is not a fair playing field. Here's how to even it out. (

Why Martha McSally's appointment is a game changer (

2018 Will be the Year of Women
After a turbulent year fending off efforts to diminish our power and silence our voices, women are harnessing their outrage, writes Marianne Schnall -- newly energized, politically engaged and more resolute than ever. (CNN)

This is what it takes to elect a woman president (CNN)

What will it take to make a woman president?
Featuring quotes from Jane Fonda, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Arianna Huffington, Nancy Pelosi, Sheryl Sandberg and Gloria Steinem (CNN)


Building A More Inclusive Future: Interview With National Geographic Society’s First Woman CEO Jill Tiefenthaler

Building A More Inclusive Future: Interview With National Geographic Society's First Woman CEO Jill Tiefenthaler I spoke to National Geographic Society CEO Jill Tiefenthaler about her leadership advice and the ways in which having diverse voices helps Nat Geo achieve their mission to illuminate and protect the wonder of our world (ForbesWomen)

'Women Leaders Should Be Able To Thrive': Deloitte Chair Janet Foutty On Her New Book And Strategies For Navigating Leadership Janet Foutty, executive chair of the board of Deloitte U.S. and co-author of the new book 'Arrive and Thrive', talks about ways women can thrive in their lives and careers, the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and much more

Interview With Justin Baldoni: Undefining What It Means To Be ‘Man Enough’ And Enacting Social Change Through Media Actor, director and changemaker Justin Baldoni talks about his Man Enough Movement, his personal and collective journey to transform traditional masculinity and gender roles, his work to enact social change through media with Wayfarer Studios and more

Wisdom Shared With Me By Desmond Tutu: 'We Are All Connected. What Unites Us Is Our Common Humanity.' As the world mourns the passing of cherished human rights champion Archbishop Desmond Tutu, I offer some of the insights and wisdom he has shared in interviews with me over the years, in the hopes that we can honor his legacy by embodying the principles he upheld.

Trailblazing Oceanographer Sylvia Earle On Why We Must Act Now To Safeguard The Ocean, ‘Our Life Support System’ Pioneering oceanographer Sylvia Earle talks about her new book celebrating the wonders of the ocean, how our actions and climate change are hurting the ocean and what we can do to protect it, her advice on being a trailblazer and more (ForbesWomen)

New Report On The State Of Black Women In American Politics Highlights Both Progress And Untapped Potential The representation of Black women in politics is growing, but still has a long way to go, a new report shows. Report authors Glynda Carr (Higher Heights) and Kelly Dittmar (CAWP) offer their insights on the progress and hurdles for black women candidates, why it matters, and what we can do to create change. (ForbesWomen)

'Things Have Changed, But Not Nearly Enough': Interview With Anita Hill On Her New Book That Charts A Path To End Gender Violence Thirty years after her landmark testimony, Anita Hill addresses the unfinished work of ending gender violence in her new book Believing. In this interview, she delves into why and how we must take action on this issue immediately, how she maintains her energy to keep doing this work and much more. (ForbesWomen)

Envisioning A Gender Just World: Global Thought Leaders Weigh In this first installment of the #EnvisionEquality series, esteemed thought leaders across sectors share their visions of what a gender just future could hold, what gives them hope and how taking an intersectional approach is critical to achievement. (ForbesWomen)

Achieving a Gender Just World In Part 2 of the #EnvisionEquality series, activists, experts and thought leaders discuss the systems and paradigms that need to be reimagined in order to achieve equality, share what actions we can take to advance toward an intersectional, gender just world, and offer powerful advice to lawmakers looking to pass the Equal Rights Amendment. (ForbesWomen)

Interview With #BlackLivesMatter Cofounder Alicia Garza: 'Fight Against Despair And Keep Doing The Work Needed To Change The World' Internationally recognized activist and organizer Alicia Garza talks about her new book, The Purpose of Power, and shares powerful insights and calls to action for creating a more equitable and just world. (ForbesWomen)

Now's Our Chance: After A Tumultuous 2020, Women Leaders Share 8 Ways To Rebuild A Better World A diverse group of prominent women leaders share their insights and expertise on where we must focus our efforts to ensure the world that emerges post COVID-19 is more just, sustainable and equitable. (ForbesWomen)

Interview With Dr. Jane Goodall: 'We’ve Got To Get Together And Take Action Now' World-renowned ethologist, environmentalist and trailblazer Dr. Jane Goodall reflects on 60 years of groundbreaking research, as well as her ongoing work, and shares her wisdom and insights on the pandemic, the planet, women’s progress, her legacy, and much more. (ForbesWomen)

‘We Should Be Very Alarmed’: Interview With Sheryl Sandberg On The Shocking New Stats About Women Leaving The Workforce Due To COVID-19 Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and co-founder of Lean In, discusses the alarming new stats revealed in Lean In's recent study on women in the workplace during COVID and why companies need to take swift, bold action (ForbesWomen)

'Her Fight Is Ours To Continue': Esteemed Women Leaders Honor The Life And Legacy Of Ruth Bader Ginsburg With Their Stories, Reflections And Calls To Action
Featuring: Carol Moseley Braun, Hillary Clinton, Kimberlé Crenshaw, Abigail Disney, Melinda Gates, Kirsten Gillibrand, Jane Goodall, Anita Hill, Valerie Jarrett, Carol Jenkins, Kathy Najimy, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Cecile Richards, S. Mona Sinha, Gloria Steinem, Barbra Streisand, Tina Tchen (ForbesWomen)

Interview With Arianna Huffington On New Work-Life Strategies That Boost Resilience And Prioritize Well-Being During COVID And Beyond
Arianna Huffington discusses strategies and solutions for managing our lives, work and well-being during these stressful and uncertain times, how to address the growing impact on women, the importance of self-care and more (ForbesWomen)

Interview With Brittany Packnett Cunningham: On Building Teams, Not Saviors And What It Will Take To Achieve Racial Justice
Activist and thought leader Brittany Packnett Cunningham talks in depth about advancing racial justice, supporting Black women's leadership, encouraging confidence in women, turning out the vote this November, what self-care means to her, and much more (ForbesWomen)

When Black Women Lead, We All Win: 10 Inspiring Leaders Show Us The Way
Featuring insights from: Luvvie Ajayi, Aimee Allison, Kimberlé Crenshaw, Brittany Packnett Cunningham, Alicia Garza, Valerie Jarrett, Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Amanda Seales, Opal Tometi, and Raquel Willis (ForbesWomen)

It’s Time The 'Truth Be Told' About Black Women's Leadership In The Fight For The Vote
New digital collection tells the untold stories of Black women's vital role in the suffrage movement (ForbesWomen)

Insights From Jane Fonda: Now Is The Time To 'Lay The Groundwork For An Equitable, Renewable Future'
Actress and activist Jane Fonda shares her insights about addressing the climate crisis, fighting for essential workers, women stepping up as leaders to create positive change, the important role activism plays in her life, how we can build a more sustainable, equitable world and much more. (ForbesWomen)

‘These Extraordinary Times Call For Extraordinary Giving’: 12 Leaders In Women’s Philanthropy Speak Out
With insights from Jennifer Alcorn, Emilienne de León Aulina, Elizabeth Barajas-Román, Sarah Haacke Byrd, Vanessa Daniel, Latanya Mapp Frett, Donna P. Hall, Surina Khan, Monique W. Morris, Ana Oliveira, Kavita Ramdas and Teresa Younger (ForbesWomen)

Interview With Kimberlé Crenshaw: Rising Against Racism, Supporting Black Female Leadership, And Building An Equitable World
Renowned social justice advocate Kimberlé Crenshaw shares her insights on systemic racism and turning this moment of reckoning into transformative change, how to apply intersectional principles to the issues we currently face, the importance of supporting Black female leadership, and more. (ForbesWomen)

Ten Prominent Women Spotlight The Need For Women’s Leadership During The Pandemic And Beyond
Featuring insights from: Alicia Garza, Melinda Gates, Kirsten Gillibrand, Dolores Huerta, Barbara Lee, Pat Mitchell, Mónica Ramírez, Mary Robinson, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Tina Tchen (ForbesWomen)

Interview With Melinda Gates: How Revolutionizing Our Caretaking System Is ‘The Key To Reopening The Economy’
“Our economy is built on the back of women's caregiving,” says Melinda Gates as she discusses how the pandemic has hastened the urgency of creating more equitable caregiving systems, and how addressing this issue is connected to her overarching goal of achieving gender equality in the US and around the world (ForbesWomen)

Putting a Gender Lens on COVID-19: Thought Leaders Weigh In
With insights from Aimee Allison, Kimberle Crenshaw, Kristin Rowe Finkbeiner, Ana Flores, MarySue V. Heilemann, Michelle Nunn, Ai-jen Poo, Tony Porter, Kavita Ramdas, Cecile Richards, Rachel Thomas, V (formerly Eve Ensler), and Teresa Younger (ForbesWomen)

‘We Are Rising’: Playwright Eve Ensler Talks Activism, Art And How To Create The World We Want (ForbesWomen)

‘The Power Of Media Has Never Been More In Our Hands’: Women’s Media Center Awards Highlight The Need For Inclusivity (ForbesWomen)

'‘Fear Is Only Damaging When It Dictates Our Behavior’: Filmmaker And Activist Abigail Disney’s Advice On Leadership, Courage, And Creating Change (ForbesWomen)

'We Are Entitled To Ambition': Stacey Abrams Talks About Leadership, Change, And Her New Book (Women@Forbes)

'Make Your Voice Heard': How Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Is Inspiring A New Generation Of Changemakers (Women@Forbes)

Sports Icon Billie Jean King on Leadership and Making a Difference (Women@Forbes)

Jane Fonda, Gloria Steinem, Maxine Waters And Other Trailblazers Push For More Women In Media (Women@Forbes)

'Don't Agonize, Organize': Why Nancy Pelosi Wants More Women In Washington (Women@Forbes)

Lessons From Anita Hill On Courage And Leadership (Women@Forbes)

New Campaign Raises Awareness Of The Pay Gap For Black Women (Women@Forbes)

Hillary Clinton Urges Women To 'Stand Up And Speak Out' (Women@Forbes)

Interview with Tina Brown on Women, Leadership and Her Upcoming Summit (Women@Forbes)

5 Lessons I Learned From My Interviews With Maya Angelou (Women@Forbes)

The Rising Activism in Women's Philanthropy (Women@Forbes)

Arianna Huffington's Secret To Success (Forbes)

Interview with Sheryl Sandberg: Build Resilence, Find Joy, and Kick the Elephant Out of the Room (Forbes)

5 Steps to a Female President: It's not just a 'women's issue'
by Marianne Schnall (TIME.COM)

Ms. Magazine:

The Ms. Q&A: Cecile Richards, Co-Founder of Supermajority and Former President of Planned Parenthood (Ms. Magazine)

Women in the World Meet at Summit–An Interview with Tina Brown
Daring to Be Ourselves

Omega Women's Leadership Center:

What's Possible Interview Series:

Interview with Elizabeth Lesser (OWLC)

Interview with Anna Deavere Smith (OWLC)

Interview with Cecile Richards (OWLC)

Interview with Sally Field (OWLC)

Interview with Ai-Jen Poo (OWLC)

Interview with Joan Halifax Roshi (OWLC)

Interview with Eve Ensler (OWLC)

Levo League:

Women & Politics Interview Series:

A Q&A with Senator Kelly Ayotte (Levo)

A Q&A With Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (Levo)


Interview Series:

Thoughts from Gloria Steinem: Have We Made Any Progress Toward Gender Equality? (Mogul)


This is What Comes After Resist - interviews on feminism from the Ms. Foundation's Gloria Awards (Refinery29)

9 Famous Women On What It Will Take To Create A REAL Democracy (Refinery29)

Women's eNews:

The Truth About the Sex Trade: Moments in ‘the Life’ (Women's eNews)

A Celebration and a Call to Action: 20 Years of V-Day

Huffington Post:

Exclusive Insights From Four TEDWomen Speakers
Featuring Luvvie Ajayi, Justin Baldoni, Susan David and Sally Kohn (Huffington Post)

From #MeToo to Men Too: How Men Can Prevent Harassment and Abuse
With Insights from: Justin Baldoni, Ted Bunch, Eve Ensler, Michael Kimmel, Matt McGorry, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, and Maile Zambuto (Huffington Post)

Moby, Russell Simmons and Others Speak Out on an Issue that Needs Our Immediate Attention (Huffington Post)

Mission Blue: Sylvia Earle’s Quest to Protect the World’s Ocean (Huffington Post)

A CALL TO MEN: Honoring the Next Generation of Manhood (Huffington Post)

Interview with Tiffany Dufu on How to “Drop the Ball” and Achieve More by Doing Less (Huffington Post)

Why We March: 15 Women Leaders Offer Strategies to Advance the Movement (Huffington Post)

Interview with Dolly Parton on Her Latest Projects, the Power of Love and More (video) (Huffington Post)

Gwen Ifill - A Role Model for the Next Generation of Women and Media (Huffington Post)

Deepak Chopra on Coping with Election Stress (Huffington Post)

20 Influential Women On What This Historic Election Means To Them (Huffington Post)

A Conversation with Mini Timmaraju, National Women’s Vote Director of Hillary for America (Huffington Post)

Activist Men React to "Locker Room Talk" (Huffington Post)

A Cosmic Perspective: Interview With StarTalk's Neil deGrasse Tyson (Huffington Post)

She's More Than a Symbol: Hillary Clinton’s Historic Nomination (Huffington Post)

Tony Robbins and Bob Carr Join Forces to Change the World One Child at a Time (Huffington Post)

Gloria Steinem on the 'Crucial' Next Steps for Women, and What Gives Her Hope (Huffington Post)

Oprah Asks the Question, 'What Do You Believe?: An Interview with the Media Icon About Her Landmark New Series, "Belief" (Huffington Post)

Interview with Futurist Jason Silva, Host of "Brain Games" (Video) (Huffington Post/AOL Build)

Interview with Jane Fonda on Her Life, Her Passions, and Her Priorities (Video) (Huffington Post/AOL Build)

Interview With David Lynch: His Mission to Change the World Through Meditation (Huffington Post)

Exclusive Interview With Amy Poehler on her book, Yes Please, and More (Video) (Huffington Post/AOL Build)

Things Maya Told Me: My Favorite Insights and Quotes From My Interviews With Maya Angelou (Huffington Post)

Interview with Jimmy Carter on His New Book A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power (Huffington Post)

Celebrating Gloria Steinem's 80th Birthday (Huffington Post)

Interview with Jane Fonda on Her New Book About "Being a Teen" (Huffington Post)

Controversial Hillary Cover of TIME Illuminates Sexism in the Media (Huffington Post)

What Will It Take to Make a Woman President?: Sheryl Sandberg, Nancy Pelosi, Olympia Snowe and Others Weigh In (Huffington Post)

'Growing and Giving': An Interview With Tony Robbins (Huffington Post)

Exclusive Interview with Ram Dass (Huffington Post)

Deepak Chopra Talks About His "Sages and Scientists" Symposium and Awakening the World (Huffington Post)

Exclusive Interview With Maya Angelou on Her New Book, Mom & Me & Mom (Huffington Post)

Influential Women Share Advice on Staying Calm and Centered in Hectic Times (Huffington Post)

Interview with Eve Ensler: In The Body of the World (Huffington Post)

Patrick Stewart Calls on Men to End Violence Against Women (Huffington Post)

Marianne Williamson on Consciousness and Politics (Huffington Post)

Melinda Gates on Family Planning and Changing the World (Huffington Post)

Influential Women Speak Out on the Election
Featuring remarks from Isabel Allende, Joan Blades, Martha Burk, Eve Ensler, Gloria Feldt, Kim Gandy, Kirsten Gillibrand, Carol Jenkins, Shelby Knox, Elizabeth Lesser, Lisa Ling, Courtney Martin, Pat Mitchell, Robin Morgan, Samhita Mukhopadhyay, Kathy Najimy, Nancy Pelosi, Ai-Jen Poo, Amy Richards, Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, Gloria Steinem, Barbra Streisand, Loung Ung, Rebecca Walker, Marie Wilson (Huffington Post)

Exclusive: Interview With Oprah Winfrey About Her School for Girls (Huffington Post)

Tony Robbins Sets the Record Straight About Fire Walk 'Controversy' (Huffington Post)

Reflections On Aging: Melissa Etheridge, Goldie Hawn, Alice Walker And Others (Huffington Post)

Tough Talk from Environmental Activist Dr. Helen Caldicott (Huffington Post)

An In-depth Interview With Life Coach Tony Robbins (The Huffington Post)

Exclusive Conversation Between Oprah Winfrey and Deepak Chopra (The Huffington Post)

Behind-the-Scenes At Oprah's Lifeclass With Tony Robbins And Deepak Chopra (The Huffington Post)

Ending Child Marriage: Insights from Desmond Tutu and Mary Robinson (The Huffington Post)

Reflections on Occupy Wall Street Insights from Arianna Huffington, Nancy Pelosi, Sheryl Sandberg, Gloria Steinem, Alice Walker, Deepak Chopra and Marianne Williamson (The Huffington Post)

Miss Representation: An Interview with Writer & Director Jennifer Siebel Newsom (The Huffington Post)

'Know Your Power and Be Ready": An Exclusive Interview with Nancy Pelosi (The Huffington Post)

Exclusive Interview with Gloria Steinem: In Her Own Words (The Huffington Post)

Be the Change: Inspiration and Advice from Activists and Celebrities (The Huffington Post)

Exclusive Interview With Eve Ensler, Recipient of the 2011 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award (The Huffington Post)

In Times of Outer-World Overload, Take an Inner Time-Out (The Huffington Post)

Envisioning a More Peaceful World: Leading Thinkers Speak Out on Peace and an Upcoming Summit (The Huffington Post)
Featuring exclusive remarks from Cory Booker, Majora Carter, Deepak Chopra, Shirin Ebadi, Donna Karan, Martin Luther King, III, Elizabeth Kucinich, Somaly Mam, Soledad O'Brien, Zainab Salbi, Sharon Salzberg, Robert Thurman, Marianne Williamson

Goldie Hawn Talks 'MindUP' and Her Mission to Bring Children Happiness (The Huffington Post)

Exclusive Interview With Madeleine Albright (The Huffington Post)

Exclusive Interview With Buddhist Monk Thich Nhat Hanh (The Huffington Post)

Exclusive Interview With Dr. Jane Goodall (The Huffington Post)
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of her groundbreaking research with chimpanzees, Dr. Jane Goodall talks candidly about her life and passions

The "Elders" Speak: Desmond Tutu, Jimmy Carter and Mary Robinson (The Huffington Post)
There is a diverse, all-star cast of some of today's most treasured and charismatic leaders who have come together online and off in a group called the Elders. Their mission: to fight for social justice.

Women Connecting Across the Generational Divide: from Gloria Steinem to Courtney Martin (The Huffington Post)

Interview with Wangari Maathai, Environmental Activist and Nobel Laureate (The Huffington Post) The Nobel Laureate talks about planting 40 million trees (including one with Barack Obama), her global perspective, the status of women and her philosophy of life

Exclusive Interview with Margaret Cho (The Huffington Post) I checked in with the outspoken actress to talk about her new show, the politics of feeling beautiful, homophobia, the Internet, playing the banjo and her outlook on life.

Interview with Omega Institute Co-Founder Elizabeth Lesser (The Huffington Post) Elizabeth Lesser talks about her work with Omega Institute, her books, and her recent "webinar" with Oprah Winfrey and Eckhart Tolle.

Exclusive Interview with Justice Sandra Day O'Connor (The Huffington Post) I recently spoke with the inspirational former Supreme Court Justice about her new web site, the judiciary and her legacy as the first woman on the Supreme Court.

This Year Make Earth Day a Family Affair (The Huffington Post)

Exclusive Interview with Jane Fonda: Back on Broadway (The Huffington Post)

SNL Star Amy Poehler on Her New Online Show "Smart Girls" Exclusive Interview with actress Amy Poehler on her new digital TV series aimed at empowering young girls, "Smart Girls at the Party" (The Huffington Post)

Renowned Women Speak Out on Palin and the Election
Featuring exclusive remarks from Isabel Allende, Joan Blades, Eve Ensler, Melissa Etheridge, Gloria Feldt, Kim Gandy, Elizabeth Lesser, Courtney Martin, Kathy Najimy, Amy Richards, Deborah Siegel, Eleanor Smeal, Gloria Steinem, Loung Ung, Alice Walker, Jody Williams, Marie Wilson (The Huffington Post)

Natalie Portman on Her New Role: Giving Women Hope (The Huffington Post)

Talking Green with Cameron Diaz (The Huffington Post)

Jane Fonda, the Today Show and the "C-word" (The Huffington Post)

Nobel Laureates, Sally Field, and Other Muzzled Peace Voices (The Huffington Post)


Women's Media Center:

Inspiring Conversations Series: Founder Marianne Schnall Talks to Inspiring and Empowering People
Who are Changing the World as We Know It

Other Writings and Interviews

51% The Women's Perspective Monthly Radio Commentaries
Audio and Transcripts (originally aired on WAMC and NPR)

  • 51% Show # 1125 (02-03-2011)
    Feb 3rd marks the start of the Chinese New Year. Author and founder, Marianne Schnall, thinks it might be an opportunity to reset that resolution to something more productive.
  • 51% Show # 1126 (02-10-2011)
    February 14th marks a global day to speak out against violence against women. V-Day was the creation of Eve Ensler, author of the Vagina Monologues. It has grown every year and has spread all over the world. Marianne Schnall, founder of, remembers how it began.
  • 51% Show # 1131 (03-17-2011)
    Family businesses have traditionally been passed from father to son. Particularly before 1950, girls were usually expected to find a good man, get married and raise children. Marianne Schnall, founder of, has a different family story.
  • 51% Show # 1134 (04-7-2011)
    April 22nd is Earth Day, and founder Marianne Schnall says it took her awhile to see the link between environmentalism and feminism but it's there.
  • 51% Show # 1140 (05-19-2011)
    Stress may actually be the one thing we can all relate to these days. Marianne Schnall's been thinking about that lately.
  • 51% Show # 1147 (7-7-2011)'s Marianne Schnall has some thoughts on that nagging desire we have to do something - to make a difference - and how it conflicts with that sense that we're just not big enough to do it.
  • 51% Show # 1147 (12-1-2011)
    "I certainly can't vouch for my experience being an objective one - I do, after all, host a women's issues show. And yet it seems I'm hearing more about encouraging women's leadership - empowering girls - emphasizing women's role in society and in supporting an economic recovery. founder Marianne Schnall says it's about time."
  • 51% Show # 1181 (3-1-2012)
    "It's easy to get a narrow view of the world. If you don't see it, it must not be happening. But simply because child marriage is no longer common in America doesn't mean it isn't happening anywhere. In fact, founder and author Marianne Schnall says 25 thousand girls a day are married around the world - many of them only 12 or 13. But there's an effort underway to end this tradition in just one generation."



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