Let’s talk about fathers, daughters, and gender equity

May 3, 2022

Let’s talk about fathers, daughters, and gender equity

In this week’s episode, Kassia is chatting with Kate Baer about: becoming a New York Times Bestselling poet with her first book (no big deal); the slow burn of being lost, overwhelmed, and undervalued as a woman and mother; and the unglamorous realities of writing (hint: lots of misogyny, failures, emotional labor, and some very […]

April 19, 2022

Let’s talk about consent

It takes tremendous bravery to show up as your queer, authentic self day after day. To do so in a country that criminalizes homosexuality, to do so while grabbing a microphone and attracting thousands to taboo conversations of sexual identity, sexual health, and consent? We’re here for that. In this week’s episode, Sabrina speaks with Kaz […]

April 5, 2022

Let’s talk about pregnancy loss and postpartum wellness

Despite being a seminal moment in many women’s lives, trying to conceive and the early months of pregnancy are still shroud in secrecy. It is an experience we are expected to shoulder alone. And we’re over it. In this week’s episode, Sabrina and Kassia get real personal talking about their own pregnancy journeys. Five kids […]

March 22, 2022

Sex education, conservative culture, and religious values

Accurate, quality information about sexual health is hard to come by in, well, most of the world. It’s particularly difficult to access in Arab countries where conservative culture intersects with Islamic values. Dr. Deemah Salem is changing that.  In this week’s episode, Kassia is talking with Salem, an OB-GYN and sex educator in the United Arab […]

June 23, 2021

Six ways that sex is healthy for you

Our conversation with marriage and family therpaist, Chrissy Powers taught us about the messy intersection of sex and religion. In addition to her private practice, Chrissy is a wife, a mom, a podcast host and a writer, and she joined us to speak about her upbringing in the evangelical Christian church, and the pressure she […]

June 16, 2021

Five things you didn’t know about gendered disinformation

Kristina Wilfore and Lucina Di Meco are cofounders of #ShePersisted – a cross national initiative to tackle online attacks against female politicians and journalists. Kristina is a global democracy activist and works with political leaders and NGOs around the world to help improve the quality of elections and bring new voices into politics. Lucina is […]

June 9, 2021

Three Ways to Educate Yourself about Workplace Maternity Policies

Our conversation with Carli Lloyd was about navigating pregnancy as a professional athlete. As a seasoned professional volleyball player, Carli’s now very public story began when she was in Italy training for her 10th professional season and then found out she was pregnant. What unfolded over the mere hours after she took that pregnancy test […]

June 2, 2021

Four things that every woman should know about global maternal health

We headed to Australia this week to hear a truly remarkable story about a survivor and activist, Aminata Conteh Biger. Aminata grew up in a well-off family in the capital of Sierra Leone, where her father prioritized the education and opportunities for his six daughters. She had a happy and protected childhood until the truly […]

May 26, 2021

Four ways to raise young feminists

Heide Iravani and Emily Clifford are the cofounders of Piccolina, a lifestyle brand dedicated to empowering today’s young children to become tomorrow’s leaders and problem solvers. Heide and Emily joined us this week to talk about the gender boxes we place around our children, the stereotypes and career paths that constrain them, and what we […]

May 19, 2021

Three resources for lighthearted advice on motherhood

Brooklyn-based stand up comedian Ester Steinberg has found the humor in all things motherhood. Ester has been in the comedy circuit since she was 16 years old, trying to make her way on stage at the one comedy club in Tampa, Florida. The message she received: no girls allowed. She then made her way to […]

May 12, 2021

Four priorities for ending period poverty

Michela Bedard is the Executive Director of PERIOD, a non-profit organization dedicated to ending period poverty around the world through advocacy, education, and access to information. Michela joined us on Breaking Glass to reflect on the incredibly complex social and political landscape that drives period poverty. We talked about periods, the tampon tax, and the […]

May 5, 2021

Five tips for being more gender sensitive

Neysara is the founder of Transgender India, an online portal which empowers thousands of transgender people across India with awareness and knowledge to make informed choices and find community. She also started the first ever trans-specific online discussion forum in India called Talk, which allows trans people around the country to question and discuss issues […]

April 28, 2021

Four things that happen when you invest in women and girls

We recently had a very global conversation with business partners Carly Burso and Priti Pugalia. Carly is based in Texas and is the founder of ethical fashion brand, LAUDE the Label. Priti is the founder of Craft Boat, a recycled paper and textile manufacturing studio in Jaipur, India, deeply committed to encouraging sustainable Indian craftsmanship. […]

April 22, 2021

Four industry leading women reflect on beauty and body image

One of Australia’s leading fashion photographers, Julie Adams is widely known for her work in Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour, Marie Claire and others. However, we were most interested to talk with Julie about her personal project titled, This Is Me. Starting a few years ago, Julie hosted a series of portrait sessions in beach shacks […]

April 14, 2021

3 tips for career women to “brag better”

Meredith Fineman is an expert in bragging, and she joined us on Breaking Glass to share why it’s critical for women to be able to promote themselves effectively if they want to advance professionally. A best-selling author, speaker and women’s advocate, Meredith has written a book titled Brag Better, and is the founder of FinePoint, […]