Unusual Women

Unusual Women

www.elementalwomenproductions.com
Every week take a little piece of your day and listen to The Unusual Women Podcast. Take that time and learn about the influential women in history that you were not taught about. Follow along with us as we share their background and their accomplishments as it is rightly deserved. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/elementalwomenproductions/support


10: Sampat Pal and The Gulabi Gang
Aug 9 • 14 min
A group of women in India that fight for those the system works against. Real Life superheroes. This week we feature Sampat Pal the founder of The Gulabi Gang. Hosts: Broghanne Jessamine and Mikayla Orrson Music: Sterling Nickles website:…
9: Rigoberta Menchu
Aug 2 • 12 min
“Peace cannot exist without justice, justice cannot exist without fairness, fairness cannot exist without development, development cannot exist without democracy, democracy cannot exist without respect for the identity and worth of cultures and peoples”…
8: Margaret Sanger
Jul 19 • 13 min
Founded an organization that still exists today, a pioneer in sex education, writer and nurse. Margaret Sanger is this weeks Unusual Woman. Hosts: Broghanne Jessamine and Mikayla Orrson Music: Sterling Nickles email: [email protected]
7: Marina Raskova and The Night Witches
Jul 5 • 13 min
In the dark of the night The Night Witches would come. Founded during World War Two and led by Marina Raskova, they would defeat their enemies. Heroes of War and this week’s Unusual Women, Marina Raskova and The Night Witches. Hosts: Mikayla Orrson and…
6: Stormé DeLarverie
Jun 28 • 14 min
A Leader of a Rebellion, a protector and Drag King. This week’s Unusual Women is Stormé DeLarverie. Hosts: Broghanne Jessamine and Mikayla Orrson Music: Sterling Nickles website: www.elementalwomenproductions.com email: [email protected]
Epsiode 5: Adriana Caselotti
Jun 21 • 14 min
Who is the fairest of them all? Adriana Caselotti is the actor and singer behind the iconic Snow White, uncredited until decades later, blacklisted by Walt Disney himself, and this week’s Unusual Woman. Hosts: Mikayla Olivia Orrson and Broghanne Jessamine…
4: Mechelle Vinson
Jun 14 • 13 min
Sexual Harassment in the work place is an ongoing issue but did you know it only really became an actionable offense in 1986? Michelle Vinson testified before the Supreme Court and her case meant that Sexual Harassment was now against the law. Find out…
3: Qiu Jin
Jun 7 • 13 min
“Don’t tell me Women are not the stuff of heroes”- Qiu Jin A poet, a teacher, an activist. Qiu Jin fought for equality, for women’s education and to end the practice of foot binding. A worthy warrior for Unusual Women Episode 3. Hosts: Mikayla Olivia…
2: Rachel Carson
May 31 • 12 min
This week’s Unusual Woman is Rachel Carson a scientist who’s research on fertilizers and pesticides helped create the Environmental Defense Fund and brought awareness to the environmental crisis. Hosts: Broghanne Jessamine and Mikayla Olivia Orrson Music:…
1: Claudette Colvin
May 25 • 10 min
Unusual Women is featuring remarkable women who we feel have not had the recognition they deserve. Starting off with Claudette Colvin. A fighter of civil rights. Without her the landmark case of Browder V. Gayle may not have come to pass. Writer: Mikayla…