Created by veteran radio and TV producer Simon Shaw, Invisible Lives presents short vignettes on some of the figures that you probably did not hear about in history class.
The Nocturnists is a live storytelling show and podcast where doctors share personal stories about their life in medicine. The podcast is beautifully produced and flips the doctor-patient relationship on its head a little by allowing us to hear what our doctors are experiencing. In this interview, Emily Silverman, the creator and host of the podcast and an academic hospitalist at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, shares the story behind The Nocturnists.
Created by Non Wels, You, Me, Empathy explores the struggles we face in our day to day lives. He describes it as a place for vulnerability and kindness and a safe space for guests to share stories about mental health and embrace empathy together. Read this interview with Non.
Mitchell Hora and Zach Johnson hope to provide farmers around the country with information about how to solve the challenges they face and stay on top of trends in sustainable agriculture in a new podcast called Field Work.
Jenna is the co-leader of PBC’s virtual chapter and is the host and producer of the Democracy Works podcast, which aims to rise above partisan politics and the daily news grind to take a broader look at issues impacting democracy. Each week Jenna and her co-hosts examine a different aspect of what it means to live in a democracy — from gerrymandering to criminal justice to the free press.
More Banana Productions launched in 2018 and already has 10 podcasts on its roster hosted and produced by 18 women. Shows range from Let’s Get Civical, a humorous look at the things you might have missed in history class, to Scamwow, which examines some of history’s most infamous cons.
In a world filled with filter bubbles and echo chambers, is it still possible for someone to change their mind and reverse their thinking? Stephanie Lepp thinks so, and she’s telling those stories on her podcast, Reckonings.
As jobs become more demanding and the cost of daycare continues to rise, working moms face bigger challenges today than at perhaps any other time in modern history. However, that does not mean they need to sit back and let the pressure of work and motherhood overcome them. Instead, some are taking it all in stride and figuring out how to rewrite the definition of working mom on their terms. Journalist Katherine Goldstein started The Double Shift to tell those stories and shine a light on the experience of being a working mother in 2019.
Like a lot of people, Mila Atmos felt discouraged after the 2016 U.S. presidential election. She saw political discourse falling to a new low and devolving from civil disagreements into people shouting at each other on cable news. She also saw a lack of civic engagement on all sides of the political spectrum. She started her podcast Future Hindsight as a way to bring more people to the table for civic engagement and civil discourse.