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Journalist, author, and activist Marianne Schnall has been in conversation with some of the most iconic influencers in our culture today. The ShiftMakers Podcast brings us on an epic journey that highlights the exclusive insights of various celebrities, luminaries, and movement makers as they share wisdom on how to be an authentic changemaker today. Ultimately, we uncover what it will take to make a positive difference in the world.

In our special third season of ShiftMakers, presented by Tandem, Marianne shares her new conversations with visionary leaders and wisdom from her archives in a season-long exploration of what a gender-equal world could look like, and what work we can all do to get us there.

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Kimberle Crenshaw

Kimberlé Crenshaw – Full Interview

Listen to host Marianne Schnall’s full conversation about advancing racial justice with civil rights activist and law…

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46 minutes
From left to right, images of Maya Angelou, Kimberle Crenshaw and Anita Hill

Racial Justice In a Gender Equal World

Recognizing that we cannot achieve gender equality without also advancing racial equality, host Marianne Schnall has devoted…

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33 minutes

Natalie Merchant – Full Interview

In this episode, listeners can hear Marianne’s full conversation with award-winning singer/songwriter Natalie Merchant. In their poignant,…

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46 minutes

Liberation Through Art in a Gender-Equal World

Host Marianne Schnall continues a season-long exploration of visions for a gender-equal world by delving into the…

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40 minutes

Brittany Packnett Cunningham – Full Interview

This episode features Marianne Schnall’s full conversation with activist, educator, and leader in social justice Brittany Packnett…

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43 minutes

New Paradigms of Leadership and Power In A Gender Equal World

In this first episode of our season devoted to creating a gender-equal world, Marianne Schnall explores how…

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30 minutes

Elizabeth Lesser Part 2 – Embracing Change

In part two of this conversation with Elizabeth Lesser, bestselling author, speaker, and co-founder of the Omega…

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24 minutes

Elizabeth Lesser Part 1 – Our Human Story

In part one of this two-part conversation with Elizabeth Lesser, bestselling author, speaker, and co-founder of the…

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34 minutes

Madeleine Albright’s Enduring Legacy

Madeleine Albright was internationally admired for her confidence, intellect, and sharp wit. She had an inexhaustible ability…

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19 minutes

Gloria Steinem Essential Wisdom Collection

In honor of Women’s History Month and Gloria Steinem’s 88th birthday this week, host Marianne Schnall shares…

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27 minutes

Reflections On Curiosity

In this bonus episode, Marianne Schnall shares her professional journey of shifting from interviewing celebrities about their…

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7 minutes

Jane Goodall, Anita Hill, Natalie Portman, and More – The Joy of Creating Change

In this special episode of ShiftMakers, host Marianne Schnall shares the inspiration and advice of thought leaders…

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13 minutes

Justin Baldoni – The Healing Power of Undefining Masculinity

Justin Baldoni is an actor, director, author, podcast host and founder of the Man Enough Movement, which…

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38 minutes

Wisdom For A New Year

In this special New Years’ episode of ShiftMakers, host Marianne Schnall shares wisdom from her archival interviews…

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14 minutes

Sylvia Earle – Living in Harmony with Our Ocean

Dr. Sylvia Earle is an internationally renowned marine biologist, aquanaut, conservationist, and author who has led over…

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53 minutes

V – Turning Pain Into Power – Part 2

In part two of this candid conversation, activist and artist V (formerly Eve Ensler) discusses with host…

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28 minutes