Unusual Women

Unusual Women

By Broghanne and Mikayla
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.
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Episode 10: Sampat Pal and The Gulabi Gang
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: www.elementalwomenproductions.com instagram: @elementalwomenproductions
12:54
August 9, 2019
Episode 9: Rigoberta Menchu
"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" These words were said by Rigorberta Menchu, winner of The Nobel Peace Prize, fighter for the rights of indigenous people and this week's Unusual Woman. Hosts: Mikayla Olivia Orrson and Broghanne Jessamine Music: Sterling Nickles website: www.elementalwomenproductions.com instagram: @elementalwomenproductions
11:20
August 2, 2019
Episode 8: Margaret Sanger
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: elementalwomenproductions@gmail.com instagram: @elementalwomenproductions website: www.elementalwomenproductions.com
11:56
July 19, 2019
Episode 7: Marina Raskova and The Night Witches
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 Broghanne Jessamine Music: Sterling Nickles website: www.elementalwomenproductions.com email: elementalwomenproductions@gmail.com instagram: @elementalwomenproductions
12:05
July 5, 2019
Episode 6: Stormé DeLarverie
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: elementalwomenproductions@gmail.com instagarm: @elementalwomenproductions
13:27
June 28, 2019
Epsiode 5: Adriana Caselotti
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 Music: Sterling Nickeles website: www.elementalwomenproductions.com instagram: @elementalwomenproductions email: elementalwomenproductions@gmail.com
12:45
June 21, 2019
Episode 4: Mechelle Vinson
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 more in this week's Unusual Women.  Hosts: Elizabeth Broghanne Jessamine and Mikayla Olivia Orrson Music: Sterling Nickles website: www.elementalwomenproductions.com instagram: @elementalwomenproductions email: elementalwomenproductions@gmail.com
12:17
June 14, 2019
Episode 3: Qiu Jin
"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 Orrson and Broghanne Jessamine Music: Sterling Nickles website: www.elementalwomenproductions.com instagram: @elementalwomenproductions
12:17
June 7, 2019
Episode 2: Rachel Carson
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: Sterling Nickles Any suggestions for future Unusual Women please email elementalwomenproductions@gmail.com website: www.elementalwomenproductions.com instagram: @elementalwomenproductions
11:28
May 31, 2019
Episode 1: Claudette Colvin
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 Olivia Orrson Hosts: Broghanne Jessamine and Mikayla Olivia Orrson Music: Sterling Nickles website: www.elementalwomenproductions.com Instagram: @elementalwomenproductions
09:05
May 25, 2019
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