‘From Dowdy To Dazzling’ – Lessons For Women Today From The Suffragists

As we embark on a crucial presidential election, today, women voters are the largest single voting bloc, but, as most of us know, that right to vote was a hard-fought battle 100 years ago. That is, ratification of the 19th Amendment in 1920.
To commemorate that centennial, this Women’s History Month, I sat down with one of the foremost chroniclers of the suffrage movement, Brooke Kroeger, to tell us how it happened and glean lessons for women today.

‘Dress Your Values’ – Celebrity Stylist Laura Jones on Sustainable Fashion

“(T)here’s an enormous opportunity to talk about sustainability and environmentalism in a way that captures the imagination of an everyday consumer or an everyday fashion lover and find a way to make it exciting and interesting and accessible.“  Laura Jones Celebrity stylist Laura Jones found herself overwhelmed when she realized the field she had dedicated her… Continue reading ‘Dress Your Values’ – Celebrity Stylist Laura Jones on Sustainable Fashion

Focusing Amidst Chaos – Kasia Reterska, McPherson Strategies

“People are more committed to and loyal to brand than they are to the politicians…because the brands are in their homes, they touch and feel them every day.” Kasia Reterska, McPherson Strategies We seem to live in two, chaotic parallel universes. One one hand, the government and Twitterverse gyrate from policy-by-tweet or other crisis to… Continue reading Focusing Amidst Chaos – Kasia Reterska, McPherson Strategies

Making News – Jen Boynton, TriplePundit Media

Do you wonder how the news is made? Whether to trust it? Do you have a great story to tell and want to know how? Find out here. Listen to Jen Boynton, Editor-in-Chief of TriplePundit Media tell Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson how they create news that attracts ~500,000 views/month, and pick up inside… Continue reading Making News – Jen Boynton, TriplePundit Media

Speaking 4 Your Career – Bobbie Carlton, Innovation Women Public Speakers

Does your event have an equal number of female and male speakers? When was the last time you spoke at an event, as either a panelist, host, moderator or keynote speaker? Gave a presentation?
Public speaking is a very powerful tool to advance your career, as you’ll hear in this inspiring interview of Bobbie Carlton, Founder/CEO of Innovation Women and Carlton PR & Marketing by Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson.

Nature Walks 4 Kids – Alisha Camacho, Anacostia Unplugged

We all seek to venture out to nature But, imagine all you’ve know is streets. Imagine that as a result, you’re afraid of nature….as an unknown. Imagine a mentor takes you to the river for the first time, and hikes along the river, and your eyes open…. That’s what Alisha Camacho is doing with her students in Anacostia and she’s producing a documentary about it, called “Anacostia Unplugged,” in this great interview from our archives.