Daring to Dream
Season 1, Ep. 5
Before the Taliban took control of Afghanistan in summer 2021, an all-girls robotics team was drawing accolades around the world for overcoming obstacles to pursue science and compete internationally. After the Taliban takeover, the Dreamers had to flee to safety, leaving their once-promising futures in question.
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Feed The People
Season 1, Ep. 7
As a trusted community leader in Chelsea, Massachusetts, one of COVID’s hardest hit communities in the United States, Gladys Vega knows what her community needs most - food - and gets to work feeding them. Her grassroots efforts underscore the deadly racial inequalities exposed by the pandemic.
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Deep Dive: The Education Crisis
Season 1, Ep. 6
UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore discusses how women and girls are denied education in many parts of the world in this sister episode to Episode Five “Daring to Dream,” and the importance of closing the “digital divide” to give kids everywhere an equal opportunity to succeed.
Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Deep Dive: the Unrecognized Abuse
Season 1, Ep. 4
We talk to Mary Ellsberg, Director of the Global Women’s Institute at George Washington University in this sister episode to Episode Three “Secret Recipes” about the most pervasive and under-reported human rights abuse in the world: violence against women and girls.