In this double header episode, we get to hear about two changemakers, Dr. Dorothy Horstmann and Empower Her* Voice!
First, Mariquita talks with author Lynn Cullen about her new book, The Woman with the Cure. The Woman with the Cure is a historical fiction novel that examines the life and contributions of Dr. Dorothy Horstmann. Dr. Dorothy Hortmann’s work directly led to the end of the polio epidemic and her contributions are still felt today.
Then stick around for the second part of the episode as Ashley interviews Anika Somaia, Co-Director at Empower Her* Voice. Listen in as Anika speaks on how she would like to see men in feminist movements and female voices in literature. During the segment they also discuss the contested relationship between feminism and femininity.
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This episode was edited by Niba and produced by Renee Powers on the ancestral land of the Dakota people.
Original music by @iam.onyxrose