Hear her roar.....The Lead is proud to feature the AudioRoar! podcast from our partner International Women’s Initiative. AudioRoar! is a monthly series which brings to listeners the brave voices of women globally, and spotlight those campaigning for change. Listen to the series.
MEET THE WOMAN BEHIND #METOO
#MeToo, the viral awareness campaign that inspired millions of posts on Facebook and Twitter, did not begin with Alyssa Milano. Rather more than a decade ago, Tarana Burke was the one who identified the power of the phrase “Me too” as one that could help women. She founded the “Me Too” movement in 2006 because she, as someone who experienced sexual assault, wanted to do something to help women and girls — particularly women and girls of colour — who had also survived sexual violence.
HOW TO EMPOWER YOURSELF (PT 2)
Lauren Steele is perhaps better known for her alter ego: Thrust-in Limber-snake. She joins Poppy to talk about drag kings, alter egos and the fun of dressing. up. www.pecsdragkings.com/
HOW TO EMPOWER YOURSELF (PT 1)
This episode is all about empowerment. In this episode we are talking to Rachel Thompson from Mashable who talks about active ways you can protect yourself and your self esteem online when using social media.