What is the importance of women’s stories? How do we learn the art of listening with humility and respect for storytellers? Tune in this week to discover the power of challenging yourself to listen in situations that make you uncomfortable. Urvashi Butalia is discussing her experiences of sharing the stories of women over the past four decades, and of accepting that now is the time for her organization to take the path of the next generation of leaders and changemakers.
What does it take to go from a domestic worker to the director of an organization that represents thousands of Indigenous women in the public arena? Is that a journey of transformation you could imagine for yourself? Tune in this week to hear about what world leadership has to learn from Indigenous feminist leaders like Tarcila Rivera Zea. Tarcila is sharing her harrowing story, how she found her calling in advocating for indigenous women, and the adversity she had to work through so she could fight for the rights of herself and others.
What can discrimination, hardship, and resilience teach us about navigating COVID with courage and grace? My guest, Rukka Sombolinggi, Secretary General of the Indigenous Peoples Alliance of the Archipelago, shares her deep wisdom about how we can navigate pandemics, climate change, and other crises by focusing on the collective approach embodied by our planet’s Indigenous communities, and some why Indigenous communities have had the opportunity to thrive during the COVID pandemic.