Episode 009 – “Loving boys, ignoring sexists, and how improv can benefit everyone” Kate Ashby, Second City alumni and master improv trainer, joins the Being A Woman For Men Podcast to talk with us about her very positive experience growing up in a house of boys, how she discovered improv and its benefits in life and how she came to be known as one of the best teachers in the biz for aspiring actors, comedians and even patients at the Centre For Addiction and Mental Health.
Episode 008 – Stacy Traub, Executive Producer of “The Real O’Neals,” talks about her initial exposure to sexism in the work place, her inspiration and education from a female show runner, and how she’s managed to make her home and work a nourishing, positive place for her, her family and her very diverse coworkers.
Episode 007 – Creative Executive Joan Lambur talks with us about her many selves. Single mom, sales rep, casting agent, TV Executive… these and many others are titles she has had during her amazing life and career. Her never quit style and always finding a way to rise from the ashes helped her break through the glass ceiling and kick down the doors of the Old Boys Club. Her stories make for an inspiring episode filled with laughs and thoughtful messages we can all enjoy.
Episode 006 – CEO and co-founder of MyLabBox.com, Ursula Hessenflow, talks about life in the start up world, her drive for innovation to help others, and how she deals with managing sexism and women’s issues in the workplace as a female boss.
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Episode 005 – Author Audrey Shulman sits down to talk about her first experiences in Hollywood on a mostly female staff, the insanity of working at the American Girl Doll store, and how she came up with the idea of bringing cakes into bars to find a boyfriend and how it turned into a book deal.
Purchase “Sitting In Bars With Cake: Lessons and Recipes From One Year Of Trying To Bake My Way To A Boyfriend.”
Episode 004 – “Brown Girls in a man’s world” In this fascinating and jovial interview, the “Hipsterhood” web series creator talks to us about her Freeform pilot “Brown Girls,” having parents in an arranged marriage, and what she’s found to be more of a hurdle, race or gender.”
Episode 003 – “The Red Flag Rulebook” Actress turned writer/producer Cheryl Meyer has experienced the world of inappropriate solicitations on set and talks to us about how that made her feel and what she did to get past it and keep pushing toward her goal of being a respected actor/writer/producer. Her plea of “We’re just like you.” rings loud and clear in a fun and fascinating conversation about how on and off camera women are treated in and out of the business.
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Episode 002 – “Running while Female” Amy Reynolds works in post-production at Nickelodeon Animation during the daylight hours and runs pretty much every spare minute she has, often while dark. She hits half marathons almost weekly and logs more miles than most people’s cars. She’s a force of stamina to be reckoned with. When I saw her Facebook post about “running while female” and all the things women go through when running alone, I knew I had to interview her.
Episode 001 – “Meatballs, cults, and reading” Actress, Director and Teacher Kate Lynch is best known for her role as Roxanne in Meatballs with Bill Murray and she has quite the story to tell about how she got the part. With her comedic whit she shares experiences from her long career and great advice on how men can learn more about what it’s like Being A Woman… For Men and for women who want to communicate to men what they go through just because they’re a woman.