Girls Can Podcast

Girls Can Podcast
Girls Today. Leaders Tomorrow.

Ep.14: Forging Individual Connections
Jun 27 • 25 min
Today in the Studio Abigail and Grace chat with Aayran Morrison, the winner of the 2018 National Scholarship program, Distinguished Young Women. In this episode, Aayran shares her high school and college experiences, leadership lessons, and the memories…
Ep.13 - Enen Yu: 10,000 Hours and Women In Music
Apr 22 • 18 min
Abigail interviews Enen Yu, a professional violinist, and co-concertmaster of the Mobile Symphony. Ms. Yu discusses her journey from a violin student in China to a woman in professional music. She also gives us a glimpse of what it takes to be a…
Ep.12 - Barbara Leigh: A Healthy Mental State
Apr 16 • 24 min
Brooke and Grace Swain interview Barbara Leigh, a professional counselor at Altapointe Health and member of the American Counseling Association. Ms. Leigh discusses the importance of mental health in young women and how to maintain a healthy mental state.
Ep.12 - Hillary Rodriguez: Sexual Assault Awareness
Apr 8 • 16 min
In this episode, Brooke and Abigail Swain talk with the volunteer coordinator and victim advocate of the Rape Crisis Center - Hillary Rodriguez - about sexual assault and the importance of raising awareness with high school and college women. Hillary…
Ep.10 - Dr. Mary Townsley: Women in STEM
Apr 2 • 16 min
In this episode, Brooke and Grace Swain interview Dr. Mary Townsley, associate dean of the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and an active leader in the American Heart Association and American Thoracic Society. Dr. Townsley gives insight…
Ep.9 - Chessy Prout: Sexual Assault, Consent and Speaking Up
Jan 12 • 19 min
The Swain Girls talk with PAVE Ambassador Chessy Prout about sexual assault, consent, communication, and healthy relationships. Chessy is currently a student at Barnard College, activist, and nationally-acclaimed author. Her book, I Have The Right To,…
Ep.8 - Shelby Mitchell: Media, Music and Conversation
Jul 25, 2018 • 26 min
Elizabeth and Grace chat with Shelby Mitchell, a radio and media personality on the “Dan and Shelby” show on 95 KSJ/iHeart Radio, NBC 15, & The Broadcast Podcast. Recently, Shelby was voted as Lagniappe Reader’s Choice Best Local DJ and a member of the…
Ep.7 - Skye Bork: Putting Your Best Foot Forward
Jun 26, 2018 • 13 min
Brooke and Elizabeth chat with Skye Bork, winner of the 2017 national scholarship program, Distinguished Young Women. Skye shares her experiences in this scholarship program, new college student insights, and gives advice to young girls on how they can…
Ep.6 - Dr. Jessica Grayson: Women in Medicine
Jun 18, 2018 • 19 min
Elizabeth and Brooke Swain interview Dr. Jessica Grayson, the chief resident in the Department of Otolaryngology (ENT) Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Grayson tells us about her experience as a surgeon, wife, and…
Ep.5 - Jabaria Dent: Getting Involved with your Community
Jun 2, 2018 • 27 min
Abigail and Brooke Swain interview Jabaria Dent, City of Grace Mobile minister and co-founder of Dent Enterprises - a community outreach center. Ms. Dent discusses the importance of reaching out to your community by sharing her personal experiences with…
Ep.4 - Women’s Health and Nutrition with Stacy Lewis
May 12, 2018 • 28 min
Stacy Lewis, a registered dietitian and certified personal trainer, joins Elizabeth and Brooke Swain to discuss the importance of women’s nutrition. Giving insight into the world of women’s health, Ms. Lewis emphasizes the significance of well-balanced…
Ep.3 - Public Speaking with Devon Walsh
May 12, 2018 • 23 min
Elizabeth and Brooke Swain interview Ms. Devon Walsh, a professional news anchor with over 15 years of on-air experience who was voted “Alabama’s Best News Anchor.” Ms. Walsh discusses the qualities of an effective public speaker and the importance of…
Ep.2 - Social Media with Stacy Wellborn
May 12, 2018 • 32 min
Elizabeth and Brooke Swain interview Ms. Stacy Wellborn, an Adjunct Springhill College professor, Women’s Focus Coordinator, Deep Fried Studios Podcaster, and chief media strategist of Wellborn Strategies. Ms. Stacy Wellborn discusses how to use social…
Ep.1 - The Girls of Girls Can
May 12, 2018 • 5 min
In this very first Girls Can podcast, the Swain sisters - Elizabeth, Brooke, Abigail, and Grace - discuss the purpose of Girls Can. Funded by a HerLead grant, the Swains discuss the importance of female empowerment. Each girl hopes to share their high…