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The Dissenters with Debra Messing and Mandana Dayani

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Best friends and super-nerds, Debra Messing and Mandana Dayani meet 20 of their heroes. Each episode, they learn about the journeys each of these Dissenters took to find their purpose and how they found the courage to dissent. Guests include: Hillary Clinton, Jane Fonda, Patrisse Cullors, Eva Longoria, Adam Schiff, Jameela Jamil and Sophia Bush.
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Debra and Mandana sit down with renowned haristylist, Mark Bustos to discuss his travels around the world to provide free grooming services to the homeless, how he founded the #BeAwesomeToSomebody movement, and why all need to be a little more compassionate.   Produced by Dear Media. 
Debra and Mandana sit down with co-founder of The Maverick Collective and former SVP of Population Services International to discuss how Kate Roberts turned her career as a marketing and advertising executive into an opportunity to end extreme poverty. They also discuss how she built Youth AIDS and her trips with Debra to Africa.   Sakara is offering our listeners 20% off their first order when they go to Sakara.com/dissenters or enter code dissenters at checkout.   Produced by Dear Media. 
Debra and Mandana sit down with actress, writer and activist, Jameela Jamil, to discuss how she overcame her eating disorder and went on to build the I Weigh movement and effectively banned the promotion of toxic diet products to minors on social media platforms.   Produced by Dear Media.     
Debra and Mandana sit down with one of their best friends, comedian and author, Ali Wentworth, for an enlightening and hilarious conversation about activism at home, parenting in the age of social media, and fighting mental health stigmas.   Produced by Dear Media. 
Debra and Mandana sit down with the Co-Founder of the Black Lives Matter Global Network and the Founder of grassroots organization Dignity and Power Now to learn about her lifelong commitment to activism, how art inspires her, and her newest passion: jail reform.   Produced by Dear Media. 
Debra and Mandana sit down with Zach Skow, the founder of Marley’s Mutts and Pawsitive Change. They discuss how his dogs rescued him from a near-death experience and why he has made it his mission to save what society can often deem “the throwaways.”   Produced by Dear Media. 
Debra and Mandana sit down with actress and activist, Sophia Bush, to discuss her lifetime of activism, how she uses her platform for good, and how we can all create a tremendous impact.   Produced by Dear Media.
Debra and Mandana sit down with the ten-term Congressman to learn about his call to service and commitment to protecting our democracy, at any cost. Congressman Schiff shares some incredible insights into his leadership of the impeachment hearings and how we create a more united nation moving forward.   Produced by Dear Media. 
Debra and Mandana sit down with the founder of Moms Demand Action to learn how she has mobilized millions of moms and volunteers across America to bring down the NRA and pass common sense gun safety legislation to protect all Americans.   Produced by Dear Media. 
Debra and Mandana sit down with Amanda Nguyen, the Harvard student who has helped pass 30 laws to protect over 80 million people and was just nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. After being the victim of a sexual assault crime, Amanda made it her mission to write the laws that didn’t exist to protect her.   Produced by Dear Media. 
In the first episode, Debra and Mandana introduce the inspiration behind The Dissenters and how they built their list of the top 20. They also reveal their personal backgrounds, commitment to activism and some very embarrassing anecdotes.   Produced by Dear Media. 
Debra and Mandana sit down with Glennon Doyle to discuss the power of anger and how to become untamed. They learn how Glennon found her purpose through community, honesty, and love. She also shares how she went on to build a foundation that has raised over $25 Million for families in crisis.   Produced by Dear Media. 
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Get a sneak peek of The Dissenters with Debra Messing and Mandana Dayani - premiere episodes launching May 21! 
Check out this sneak peek of The Dissenters Podcast with Debra Messing and Mandana Dayani! Premiere episodes launching on May 21. 
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Michael Martin

I am loving this podcast! So amazing!!

Aug 8th
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