Women’s History Month: Honoring the Women In Our Lives – Ep. 16



For Women’s History Month, we hear from BUILD staff and youth on what they #ChooseToChallenge, as well as thoughts from our young people as they interview some special women in their lives. Plus, a powerful youth-performed spoken word piece.

Episode Segments:
(1:16) Youth producers discuss podcasting and what got them interested in the medium.
(7:17) BUILD youth and staff talk to us about International Women’s Day and what they #ChooseToChallenge.
(11:42) BUILD youth Kashila performs spoken word piece “Black Girl Magic”.
(13:34) Podcast program youth Tamia invites a friend for an honest conversation about gender stereotypes, social media’s beauty standards, and body positivity.
(24:05) Miguel interviews a female mentor of his and learns about her career path in public health and her professional advice for young women.
(31:20) Ziolet reflects on the unfair obstacles women have been facing for generations, and many of the dangers that women face every day.
(34:03)
Tobias interviews his mother about growing up black in Chicago, the generational shift she’s seen in family and relationship dynamics, and her advice for young mothers.
(43:32) Youth creators reflect on their segments.


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