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.
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.