She Thinks

7/1/2022

Dr. Louann Brizendine: How the Female Brain Improves with Age

On this week’s podcast, we have good news for women: you improve with age. Dr. Louann Brizendine’s new bookThe Upgradedetails how the female brain improves in the time of life typically known as menopause. We delve into how hormonal changes can actually help our productivity and why you can look forward to your 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, and beyond. That’s right, ladies: your best days are ahead.Dr. Louann Brizendine is a neuropsychiatrist and author of the new bookThe Upgrade: How the Female Brain Gets Stronger and Better in Midlife and Beyond. She’s the Lynne and Marc Benioff Endowed Chair in Clinical Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco; founder of UCSF’s Women’s Mood and Hormone Clinic; and bestselling author ofThe Female BrainandThe Male Brain.--She Thinksis a podcast for women (and men) who are sick of the spin in today’s news cycle and are seeking the truth. Once a week, every week,She Thinkshost Beverly Hallberg is joined by guests who cut through the clutter and bring you the facts.You don’t have to keep up with policy and politics to understand how issues will impact you and the people you care about most. You just have to keep up with us.We make sure you have the information you need to come to your own conclusions. Because, let’s face it, you’re in control of your own life and can think for yourself.You can listen to the latestShe Thinksepisode(s) here or wherever you get your podcasts. Then subscribe, rate, and share with your friends. If you are already caught up and want more, join our online community. Be sure to subscribe to our emails to ensure you’re equipped with the facts on the issues you care about most:https://iwf.org/connect.Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) believes all issues are women’s issues. IWF promotes policies that aren’t just well-intended, but actually enhance people’s freedoms, opportunities, and choices. IWF doesn’t just talk about problems. We identify solutions and take them straight to the playmakers and policy creators. And, as a 501(c)3, IWF educates the public about the most important topics of the day.Check out the Independent Women’s Forum website for more information on how policies impact you, your loved ones, and your community:www.iwf.org.Subscribe to IWF’sYouTube channel.Follow IWF on social media:- onTwitter- onFacebook- onInstagram#IWF #SheThinks #AllIssuesAreWomensIssues
6/24/2022

Policy Focus: Protecting Lending Services for Unbanked, Low-Income Americans

Carrie Sheffield, senior policy analyst at Independent Women’s Forum, joins She Thinks to discuss how the Left is forcing those with lower incomes toward riskier and more expensive alternative banking options that could push them over the financial edge.--She Thinksis a podcast for women (and men) who are sick of the spin in today’s news cycle and are seeking the truth. Once a week, every week,She Thinkshost Beverly Hallberg is joined by guests who cut through the clutter and bring you the facts.You don’t have to keep up with policy and politics to understand how issues will impact you and the people you care about most. You just have to keep up with us.We make sure you have the information you need to come to your own conclusions. Because, let’s face it, you’re in control of your own life and can think for yourself.You can listen to the latestShe Thinksepisode(s) here or wherever you get your podcasts. Then subscribe, rate, and share with your friends. If you are already caught up and want more, join our online community. Be sure to subscribe to our emails to ensure you’re equipped with the facts on the issues you care about most:https://iwf.org/connect.Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) believes all issues are women’s issues. IWF promotes policies that aren’t just well-intended, but actually enhance people’s freedoms, opportunities, and choices. IWF doesn’t just talk about problems. We identify solutions and take them straight to the playmakers and policy creators. And, as a 501(c)3, IWF educates the public about the most important topics of the day.Check out the Independent Women’s Forum website for more information on how policies impact you, your loved ones, and your community:www.iwf.org.Subscribe to IWF’sYouTube channel.Follow IWF on social media:- onTwitter- onFacebook- onInstagram#IWF #SheThinks #AllIssuesAreWomensIssues
6/17/2022

Erika Bachiochi on the Future of Feminism

On this week’s episode, Erika Bachiochi joins the podcast to help us take a deep dive look at feminism and consider whether the moral vision that undergirded the movement years ago is the same one that drives today’s modern feminism. We also discuss the development of feminist thought over the years and how a proper view of women’s rights includes a concrete responsibility to others.Erika Bachiochi is a fellow with the Ethics and Public Policy Center and is a legal scholar specializing in Equal Protection jurisprudence, feminist legal theory, Catholic social teaching, and sexual ethics. A 2018 visiting scholar at Harvard Law School, she is also a Senior Fellow at theAbigail Adams Institutein Cambridge, MA, where she founded and directs the Wollstonecraft Project. Her newest book,The Rights of Women: Reclaiming a Lost Vision, was published by Notre Dame University Press in 2021, and wasnamed a finalistfor the Intercollegiate Studies Institute’s 2022 Conservative Book of the Year award.--She Thinksis a podcast for women (and men) who are sick of the spin in today’s news cycle and are seeking the truth. Once a week, every week,She Thinkshost Beverly Hallberg is joined by guests who cut through the clutter and bring you the facts.You don’t have to keep up with policy and politics to understand how issues will impact you and the people you care about most. You just have to keep up with us.We make sure you have the information you need to come to your own conclusions. Because, let’s face it, you’re in control of your own life and can think for yourself.You can listen to the latestShe Thinksepisode(s) here or wherever you get your podcasts. Then subscribe, rate, and share with your friends. If you are already caught up and want more, join our online community. Be sure to subscribe to our emails to ensure you’re equipped with the facts on the issues you care about most:https://iwf.org/connect.Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) believes all issues are women’s issues. IWF promotes policies that aren’t just well-intended, but actually enhance people’s freedoms, opportunities, and choices. IWF doesn’t just talk about problems. We identify solutions and take them straight to the playmakers and policy creators. And, as a 501(c)3, IWF educates the public about the most important topics of the day.Check out the Independent Women’s Forum website for more information on how policies impact you, your loved ones, and your community:www.iwf.org.Subscribe to IWF’sYouTube channel.Follow IWF on social media:- onTwitter- onFacebook- onInstagram#IWF #SheThinks #AllIssuesAreWomensIssues
6/10/2022

Kash Patel on His New Book, The Plot Against the King

Kash Patel joins the podcast to discuss his new children’s bookThe Plot Against the Kingin which he uses characters such as “King Donald” and “Hillary Queenton” to tell the story behind the Steele Dossier and the Russian collusion narrative. We also discuss his experience as lead investigator into Russiagate as well as his current work in defending conservatives against Big Tech censorship.Patriot and freedom fighter, Kash Patel is the Founder of the Kash Patel Legal Offense Trust, an organization dedicated to helping individuals who have experienced defamation and silencing from the media and big tech. Mr. Patel is most known for his tenure as the Chief of Staff to the Department of Defense (DOD) under the Trump administration, where his responsibilities included implementing the Secretary’s mission using 3 million plus employees, operating a $740 billion budget, and $2 trillion in assets. He gained notoriety as the lead investigator for the Russigate investigation, where he uncovered illegal attempts to spy on the Trump campaign. Patel also currently serves as the Senior Fellow for National Security and Intelligence for the Center for Renewing America.--She Thinksis a podcast for women (and men) who are sick of the spin in today’s news cycle and are seeking the truth. Once a week, every week,She Thinkshost Beverly Hallberg is joined by guests who cut through the clutter and bring you the facts.You don’t have to keep up with policy and politics to understand how issues will impact you and the people you care about most. You just have to keep up with us.We make sure you have the information you need to come to your own conclusions. Because, let’s face it, you’re in control of your own life and can think for yourself.You can listen to the latestShe Thinksepisode(s) here or wherever you get your podcasts. Then subscribe, rate, and share with your friends. If you are already caught up and want more, join our online community. Be sure to subscribe to our emails to ensure you’re equipped with the facts on the issues you care about most:https://iwf.org/connect.Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) believes all issues are women’s issues. IWF promotes policies that aren’t just well-intended, but actually enhance people’s freedoms, opportunities, and choices. IWF doesn’t just talk about problems. We identify solutions and take them straight to the playmakers and policy creators. And, as a 501(c)3, IWF educates the public about the most important topics of the day.Check out the Independent Women’s Forum website for more information on how policies impact you, your loved ones, and your community:www.iwf.org.Subscribe to IWF’sYouTube channel.Follow IWF on social media:- onTwitter- onFacebook- onInstagram#IWF #SheThinks #AllIssuesAreWomensIssues
6/3/2022

Angela Morabito on What to Expect from the Biden Administration on Title IX and More

Angela Morabito joins the podcast this week to talk Title IX, educational equity, and charter schools. We discuss the Biden administration’s upcoming release of its regulatory proposal on Title IX and what this will mean for due process rights for college students. We also consider how Title IX applies to the transgender issue in women’s sports, which is especially timely as NCAA competitive swimmer Lia Thomas speaks out. We cover the Chicago school district instituting race-based grading as part of a push for educational equity. And finally, we discuss the White House’s efforts to block charter schools from federal funding.Angela Morabito is the spokesperson at the Defense of Freedom Institute, an independent nonprofit that provides thoughtful, conservative solutions to policy challenges in education and the workforce. She is the former U.S. Department of Education press secretary. Angela holds a bachelor's of science in foreign service and a liberal arts master’s degree from Georgetown University. After more than 12 years in Washington, D.C., she now lives in Atlanta.--She Thinksis a podcast for women (and men) who are sick of the spin in today’s news cycle and are seeking the truth. Once a week, every week,She Thinkshost Beverly Hallberg is joined by guests who cut through the clutter and bring you the facts.You don’t have to keep up with policy and politics to understand how issues will impact you and the people you care about most. You just have to keep up with us.We make sure you have the information you need to come to your own conclusions. Because, let’s face it, you’re in control of your own life and can think for yourself.You can listen to the latestShe Thinksepisode(s) here or wherever you get your podcasts. Then subscribe, rate, and share with your friends. If you are already caught up and want more, join our online community. Be sure to subscribe to our emails to ensure you’re equipped with the facts on the issues you care about most:https://iwf.org/connect.Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) believes all issues are women’s issues. IWF promotes policies that aren’t just well-intended, but actually enhance people’s freedoms, opportunities, and choices. IWF doesn’t just talk about problems. We identify solutions and take them straight to the playmakers and policy creators. And, as a 501(c)3, IWF educates the public about the most important topics of the day.Check out the Independent Women’s Forum website for more information on how policies impact you, your loved ones, and your community:www.iwf.org.Subscribe to IWF’sYouTube channel.Follow IWF on social media:- onTwitter- onFacebook- onInstagram#IWF #SheThinks #AllIssuesAreWomensIssues
5/27/2022

Ginny Gentles on May's Policy Focus: Learning Loss

Ginny Gentles joins the podcast to discuss this month’s policy focus:Learning Loss. We explore how the lowest-risk demographic — children — have struggled throughout the pandemic because of school closures and remote learning. We discuss the learning loss data, and how this has impacted not only children’s mental health but also their ability to thrive in college and the workforce.Virginia (Ginny) Gentles is the director of theEducation Freedom Centerat Independent Women’s Forum and is a contributor toIndependent Women’s Network. Ginny is a long-time school choice advocate and former state and federal education policy leader. She served as a senior political appointee in the U.S. Department of Education under President George W. Bush, and her work has appeared in National Review, Newsweek, City Journal, Real Clear Education, and Townhall.--She Thinksis a podcast for women (and men) who are sick of the spin in today’s news cycle and are seeking the truth. Once a week, every week,She Thinkshost Beverly Hallberg is joined by guests who cut through the clutter and bring you the facts.You don’t have to keep up with policy and politics to understand how issues will impact you and the people you care about most. You just have to keep up with us.We make sure you have the information you need to come to your own conclusions. Because, let’s face it, you’re in control of your own life and can think for yourself.You can listen to the latestShe Thinksepisode(s) here or wherever you get your podcasts. Then subscribe, rate, and share with your friends. If you are already caught up and want more, join our online community. Be sure to subscribe to our emails to ensure you’re equipped with the facts on the issues you care about most:https://iwf.org/connect.Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) believes all issues are women’s issues. IWF promotes policies that aren’t just well-intended, but actually enhance people’s freedoms, opportunities, and choices. IWF doesn’t just talk about problems. We identify solutions and take them straight to the playmakers and policy creators. And, as a 501(c)3, IWF educates the public about the most important topics of the day.Check out the Independent Women’s Forum website for more information on how policies impact you, your loved ones, and your community:www.iwf.org.Subscribe to IWF’sYouTube channel.Follow IWF on social media:- onTwitter- onFacebook- onInstagram#IWF #SheThinks #AllIssuesAreWomensIssues
5/20/2022

Emily Domenech: #TheHonorProject — Remembering our Fallen on Memorial Day

On this week’s special episode, we pause to honor those who served this country and paid the ultimate sacrifice in doing so. Emily Domenech, the co-founder of #TheHonorProject, joins to share about the efforts she and thousands of volunteers take on each year for Memorial Day to remember our fallen. She also explains how you can become a volunteer.Emily Domenech is the co-founder of the Honor Project, a Travis Manon Foundation service project to honor fallen service members on Memorial Day. Emily is a military parent and stepmother of three, and has served in federal and state government for 15 years. She currently holds the position of Senior Policy Advisor to House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, and previously served in the same role for Ranking Member Frank Lucas on the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. She also serves as a U.S. Navy Reserve Officer.--She Thinksis a podcast for women (and men) who are sick of the spin in today’s news cycle and are seeking the truth. Once a week, every week,She Thinkshost Beverly Hallberg is joined by guests who cut through the clutter and bring you the facts.You don’t have to keep up with policy and politics to understand how issues will impact you and the people you care about most. You just have to keep up with us.We make sure you have the information you need to come to your own conclusions. Because, let’s face it, you’re in control of your own life and can think for yourself.You can listen to the latestShe Thinksepisode(s) here or wherever you get your podcasts. Then subscribe, rate, and share with your friends. If you are already caught up and want more, join our online community. Be sure to subscribe to our emails to ensure you’re equipped with the facts on the issues you care about most:https://iwf.org/connect.Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) believes all issues are women’s issues. IWF promotes policies that aren’t just well-intended, but actually enhance people’s freedoms, opportunities, and choices. IWF doesn’t just talk about problems. We identify solutions and take them straight to the playmakers and policy creators. And, as a 501(c)3, IWF educates the public about the most important topics of the day.Check out the Independent Women’s Forum website for more information on how policies impact you, your loved ones, and your community:www.iwf.org.Subscribe to IWF’sYouTube channel.Follow IWF on social media:- onTwitter- onFacebook- onInstagram#IWF #SheThinks #AllIssuesAreWomensIssues
5/13/2022

Brad Wilcox: The Impact of COVID-19 on Family Trends in America

On this week’s podcast, Brad Wilcox joins to help us understand how COVID-19 has impacted the family. We discuss the current marriage rate and fertility trends and address some of the potential long-term effects of a two-year pandemic.Brad Wilcox is the director of the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia, professor of sociology at the University of Virginia, senior fellow at the Institute for Family Studies, and a nonresident senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. Professor Wilcox’s research has focused on marriage, fatherhood, and cohabitation, especially on the ways that family structure, civil society, and culture influence the quality and stability of family life in the United States and around the globe. He is the co-author ofGender and Parenthood: Biological and Social Scientific Perspectives, co-author ofWhither the Child?: Causes and Consequences of Low Fertility, and the author ofSoft Patriarchs, New Men: How Christianity Shapes Fathers and Husbands.--She Thinksis a podcast for women (and men) who are sick of the spin in today’s news cycle and are seeking the truth. Once a week, every week,She Thinkshost Beverly Hallberg is joined by guests who cut through the clutter and bring you the facts.You don’t have to keep up with policy and politics to understand how issues will impact you and the people you care about most. You just have to keep up with us.We make sure you have the information you need to come to your own conclusions. Because, let’s face it, you’re in control of your own life and can think for yourself.You can listen to the latestShe Thinksepisode(s) here or wherever you get your podcasts. Then subscribe, rate, and share with your friends. If you are already caught up and want more, join our online community. Be sure to subscribe to our emails to ensure you’re equipped with the facts on the issues you care about most:https://iwf.org/connect.Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) believes all issues are women’s issues. IWF promotes policies that aren’t just well-intended, but actually enhance people’s freedoms, opportunities, and choices. IWF doesn’t just talk about problems. We identify solutions and take them straight to the playmakers and policy creators. And, as a 501(c)3, IWF educates the public about the most important topics of the day.Check out the Independent Women’s Forum website for more information on how policies impact you, your loved ones, and your community:www.iwf.org.Subscribe to IWF’sYouTube channel.Follow IWF on social media:- onTwitter- onFacebook- onInstagram#IWF #SheThinks #AllIssuesAreWomensIssues
5/6/2022

Danielle Butcher: The Private Sector’s Role In Protecting the Environment

On this week’s podcast, we focus on the private sector’s role in protecting our environment. It’s an important topic as young people are more concerned about the health of the environment than ever before, yet wrongly think that socialism is the answer. We talk about why government solutions are not the most effective solutions, and we highlight examples of how the private sector has innovated in clean ways—Elon Musk a prime example.Danielle Butcher is a nonprofit executive who aids organizations in developing and implementing their national strategies. Danielle currently serves as Executive Vice President of the American Conservation Coalition and Hazlitt Fellow at the Foundation for Economic Education. She was previously a visiting fellow with Independent Women’s Forum in 2021. Danielle is an international speaker and has appeared as a frequent guest on NPR, Fox News Radio, One America News, and Newsmax.--She Thinksis a podcast for women (and men) who are sick of the spin in today’s news cycle and are seeking the truth. Once a week, every week,She Thinkshost Beverly Hallberg is joined by guests who cut through the clutter and bring you the facts.You don’t have to keep up with policy and politics to understand how issues will impact you and the people you care about most. You just have to keep up with us.We make sure you have the information you need to come to your own conclusions. Because, let’s face it, you’re in control of your own life and can think for yourself.You can listen to the latestShe Thinksepisode(s) here or wherever you get your podcasts. Then subscribe, rate, and share with your friends. If you are already caught up and want more, join our online community. Be sure to subscribe to our emails to ensure you’re equipped with the facts on the issues you care about most:https://iwf.org/connect.Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) believes all issues are women’s issues. IWF promotes policies that aren’t just well-intended, but actually enhance people’s freedoms, opportunities, and choices. IWF doesn’t just talk about problems. We identify solutions and take them straight to the playmakers and policy creators. And, as a 501(c)3, IWF educates the public about the most important topics of the day.Check out the Independent Women’s Forum website for more information on how policies impact you, your loved ones, and your community:www.iwf.org.Subscribe to IWF’sYouTube channel.Follow IWF on social media:- onTwitter- onFacebook- onInstagram#IWF #SheThinks #AllIssuesAreWomensIssues