Listen, Ladies is a podcast by ladies, for ladies (and gentlemen) featuring interviews with experts and innovators in a broad range of fields internationally. The podcast highlight current events and issues, breakthroughs in the arts and academic communities, as well as women making an extraordinary impact in their fields.
The podcast is hosted by journalist and international relations scholar Maryalice Aymong.
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One Reporter’s Investigation Reveals Confusion and Emotional Dilemma Surrounding America’s Untested Rape Kits
Rape kit evidence is crucial information for survivors of sexual violence. The Washington Post reporter Jessica Contrera discusses the fate of rape kits in America.read more
Learn about the Women’s Bakery, an organization that works with women in East Africa to develop economically sustainable bakeries in their local communities.read more
Most kids plead guilty so that they can go home even if they didn’t commit the crime, says Liza, author of the book “All Day: A Year of Love and Survival Teaching Incarcerated Kids at Rikers Island”.read more
In this conversation with Whitney Narcisse of First Round, learn about what makes a good match and why you might want more than one mentor.read more
“A lot of countries are afraid to take too strong a stance against the Myanmar government for fear of interrupting the democratization process which is ironic because nothing suggests that you have a democracy taking hold”, says Mayesha Salam.read more
“Venezuela is going through an extremely difficult economic crisis, a crisis that this country has never seen it before”, says Venezuela’s former diplomat and human rights advocator Luisa Kislinger from Caracas.read more
“It really struck me that these girls are such heroes. Can you imagine defying one of the most deadly terror groups in the world?” says Searcey.read more
Sarah Scoles discusses Making Contact, her new book about the astronomer Jill Tarter and the struggles she faced while trying to answer one question: “Are we alone in the universe?”read more
“We believe that touch can be healing but for women who have had their body violated, it’s really important that they have a sense of, “this is my body, this is my mat, no one’s going to come on it””, says Zoë LePage, founder of Exhale to Inhale.read more
“I love this place. I feel like I can be myself here. And by that I mean, not only being immigrant, being an out lesbian, and just being me—especially in Brooklyn, New York”, says author Nicole Dennis Benn.read more
“This was never about rowing, it has always been about the power of the human spirit, and that was clear from day one”, says Sara Moshman, director of Losing Sight of Shore.read more
“It’s very difficult to explain that, in our communities, we are considered as people but when we go out, society looks at us as non-persons, as low class people without any rights”.read more