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Seneca's 100 Women to Hear

Author: Seneca Women Podcast Network & iHeartRadio

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What if you could learn from 100 of the world’s most inspiring women? Introducing “Seneca’s 100 Women to Hear” a podcast brought to you by the Seneca Women’s Podcast Network and iHeart Radio in partnership with P&G. Over the course of 100 episodes you’ll hear from women who broke barriers, changed history and are building bridges across political divides. You’ll get insight into not just what they accomplished but how they think about the world. These are Seneca’s 100 women to hear. Listen, learn and get inspired!  

37 Episodes
During the Obama administration, Valerie Jarrett was the longest serving advisor to the President. Today she remains a force in public life and is also the author of the best-selling memoir, Finding My Voice. Listen to her invaluable lessons in leadership, and authenticity. Learn more about your ad-choices at
A pediatric intensive care specialist and an assistant professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, Dr. LaRovere is also the co-founder of Virtue Foundation, a nonprofit that provides actionable data and health resources to vulnerable communities around the world. Dr. LaRovere explains why getting more women into science will help us solve current and future health crises. To learn how you can make a difference go to Learn more about your ad-choices at
Around the world, there are bold women leaders who have a vision of how to make life better for others. As president and CEO of Vital Voices, Alyse Nelson ensures that these change-makers get the training, mentoring and network that will make their vision a reality. Learn more about your ad-choices at
Known worldwide by her famous initials, DVF launched a fashion empire on the basis of a multi-million-selling wrap dress and went on to become a major force for empowering women. Hear unforgettable life lessons from the woman behind the DVF Awards that support female change-makers, the #InCharge campaign to connect women to each other, and the fund-raising effort that brought in $100 million for the Statue of Liberty. Learn more about your ad-choices at
Executive producer Dyllan McGee and director Sara Wolitzky are the forces behind the new documentary, “Not Done,” a look at women’s leadership over the last five years and the new wave of the women’s movement. “Not Done” is a MAKERS film by Verizon Media and McGee Media, and is supported by P&G. Learn more about your ad-choices at
When the Taliban took over Malala Yousafzai’s town in Pakistan, they banned education for girls. Malala defied them, went to school and spoke out. For that, she was shot by the Taliban. But Malala survived, continued to champion girls’ education, and, at age 17, went on to become the youngest-ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. Learn more about your ad-choices at
She's a regular on the "Most Powerful Women" lists, and no wonder: As Vice Chairman of Bank of America and Chair of Bank of America Europe, Anne Finucane oversees the Bank's strategic positioning, while also leading the company’s ESG, sustainable finance, and public policy efforts. Learn more about your ad-choices at
She was a tomboy who grew up on a Pennsylvania farm. She’s a globally successful  designer who had no formal design training. And her mission is to empower women and help them embrace their ambition. Listen as Tory Burch discusses her work, her purpose and her innovative Tory Burch Foundation. Note to women entrepreneurs: Apply for the 2021 Tory Burch Foundation Fellows program; applications are open until November 12. Apply here: Learn more about your ad-choices at
In late 2017, Time’s Up helped put the issue of sexual harassment on the national radar. Tina Tchen has been with the movement from the beginning. As CEO and president of Time’s Up, she’s a forceful voice calling for safe, dignified and fair workplaces. Learn more about your ad-choices at
She's worked 24-hour shifts battling fires in California, where this year more than 4 million acres have burned. Learn why Kerry Crivello does this difficult, dangerous work, and how a sense of purpose and camaraderie keep her going. Learn more about your ad-choices at
In 2014, 19-year-old Nadia Murad experienced first-hand the horrors of genocide when ISIS attacked her Yazidi community in Iraq. Her family was devastated, she was kidnapped and enslaved--but once she escaped she made it her mission to speak out for all survivors of sexual violence and to bring ISIS to justice. For her work she was honored with the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize. Learn more about your ad-choices at
Born in Wales to parents who never finished their schooling, Julia Gillard grew up with a passion for education and a desire to make a difference. As the first woman ever elected Prime Minister in Australia, she drew international acclaim when she gave a speech in Parliament that called out sexism and the double standard. Now she’s helping other women become leaders. Learn more about your ad-choices at
Beginning when she was just 14, Monica Ramirez has been a voice for the needs of migrant farmworkers and on behalf of gender equality. The founder and president of Justice for Migrant Women, she is a tireless advocate for Latina power and a crusader against sexual harassment.  Learn more about your ad-choices at
With her hit song “Quiet,”  Connie Lim, who performs under the name MILCK, created a new feminist anthem and launched a movement on behalf of marginalized communities. Now she’s using her immense talents to build a “soul-cial action” campaign on behalf of racial justice; the centerpiece is her brand-new song, “Somebody’s Beloved.” MILCK shares her path to empowerment and activism. Learn more about your ad-choices at
Barbara Barrett’s career has been filled with prestigious positions: She’s been U.S. ambassador to Finland, the vice chairperson of the U.S. Civil Aeronautics Board, and Deputy Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration. By the time she was 30 years old, she’d been an executive with two global Fortune 500 companies. The Secretary of the Air Force is also a bold advocate for women, as you’ll hear in this conversation with Seneca’s Melanne Verveer.  Learn more about your ad-choices at
One of the greatest singer/songwriters of all time, Mariah Carey has topped the music charts over the course of four decades. But behind the glamour, Carey faced unimaginable challenges. In this conversation with iHeart’s Angie Martinez, she discusses her new memoir, The Meaning of Mariah Carey, and shares how she learned to persevere and overcome incredible obstacles.  Learn more about your ad-choices at
Two women with distinctive voices share a perceptive, often humorous, conversation. Listen in on the discussion  between Austin Channing Brown, author of the New York Times best-seller, I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness, and Amena Brown, spoken-word poet, author and host of the podcast, HER with Amena Brown. Learn more about your ad-choices at
The former supermodel has dedicated the last 10 years to bringing down the shockingly high rate of maternal death—both in the US and around the world. Her nonprofit, Every Mother Counts, is a highly effective global organization providing education, advocacy and support, and it all started after Christy endured dangerous complications following the birth of her own child. Learn more about your ad-choices at
The A-list actress is one of the most prominent voices advocating on behalf of survivors of sexual violence and trafficking around the world. In 2017, Judd also helped ignite the #MeToo movement when she became one of the first women in Hollywood to speak out about sexual harassment in the entertainment industry. In this candid conversation, she tells Seneca’s Ambassador Melanne Verveer why this work is so personally important to her.  Learn more about your ad-choices at
She’s held impressive positions on the world stage, including as leader of Ireland and as UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. Now Mary Robinson is working to reverse the ravages of climate change. Be inspired by her conversation with Seneca’s Melanne Verveer. Learn more about your ad-choices at
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Hilary Rohrer

THIS 🙌 is everything!

Sep 18th
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