Episode 73 - Interview with Liz WalshShe's Running add
See a problem; figure out how to fix it. That's essentially what Liz Walsh did when she decided to run for office. She saw a problem in her community and figured out that the way to fix it is to get on the county council. Easy, right?
Episode 72 - Interview with Maria Begg-RobersonShe's Running add
Maria Begg-Roberson has lived all over the world and is ready to work hard on the Rutherford Borough Council for her adopted hometown in New Jersey.
Episode 71 - Interview with Vickie HoltShe's Running add
Vickie Holt honed her compassion, ability to listen, and problem solving skills 30,000 feet in the air. Now she wants to tackle the South Carolina State House.
Episode 70 - Interview with Dawn AddisShe's Running add
Dawn Addis knows first-hand that local actions have federal consequences. Which is why she's running for City Council. And how she found herself at the State of the Union address.
Episode 69 - Interview with Christina SappeyShe's Running add
Christina Sappey has decided to take her experience working for the Pennsylvania legislature and work in the Pennsylvania legislature. She's smart, experienced, and driven - what more could you ask for?
Episode 68 - Interview with Lauren FriedmanShe's Running add
Lauren Friedman is a US Naval Academy graduate, a veteran, an activist, and one tough cookie who's determined to work hard for the people and community in Ohio that she loves. Plus, Emily's decided on her New Year's resolution. #AugustIntention
Episode 67 - Interview with Kim OlsonShe's Running add
You might think that the Agricultural Commissioner isn't that big of a deal. Well, Kim Olson is here to tell you how you're wrong, but in an informative way that won't make you feel bad about yourself at all. Then she'll inspire the crap out of you and make you believe you can do anything.
Not too shabby for a country mouse from Texas.
Episode 66 - Interview with Raquel TeranShe's Running add
Raquel Teran is going from community activist to elected official and she's taking all the knowledge she's gained working to make Arizona better with her to the State House. Every day's another lesson and Raquel isn't done learning yet.
Recommended reading: Dear Madam President: An Open Letter to Women Who Will Run the World by Jennifer Palmieri
Episode 65 - Interview with Kerri Evelyn HarrisShe's Running add
Kerri Evelyn Harris may not look like the politicians of the past, but she's the politician of the future and exactly who you want fighting for you. And how's this for a motto for the current political wave: we won't out raise them, but we will out work them.
Episode 64 - Interview with Vangie WilliamsShe's Running add
Vangie Williams is a fiscally responsible, progressive Democrat and her team of Vangelinas and Vangelinos are taking Virginia's 1st district by storm. Watch out, y'all. Here comes Miss Vangie.
Episode 63 - Interview with Leslie CockburnShe's Running add
Leslie Cockburn is an award-winning investigative journalist who has covered drug cartels, the financial meltdown, and multiple wars. Now she's running for Congress. Who knows what she'll uncover once she gets to Washington.
Episode 62 - Interview with Beth BowenShe's Running add
While her platform sounds more like a New Deal Democratic from the 1930s, Beth Bowen is a progressive candidate through and through. She just knows exactly what the people of her Michigan district value because she. is. listening.
Episode 61 - Interview with Kelda RoysShe's Running add
Kelda Roys may be known right now for her viral campaign video, but she will be known for being a fierce advocate for women's rights, her commitment to the people of Wisconsin, and the sheer will and determination that all badgers proudly claim as their own.
Episode 60 - Interview with Lauren UnderwoodShe's Running add
Lauren Underwood beat out 6 other candidates (all white men) to become the Democratic nominee for Illinois 14th district. Not yet impressed? You will be.
Episode 59 - Interview with Julie OliverShe's Running add
It takes Julie Oliver hours to drive from on part of her district to another, but that's how it goes when you're campaigning for Congress in Texas. (Guess what Julie and Emily end up talking about - it starts with T and ends with exas.) #TexasProbsYall
Episode 58 - Interview with Fayrouz SaadShe's Running add
Fayrouz Saad is running marathons, running for Congress, and smashing the patriarchy. She has no time for haters, so keep walking. Plus, she says a thing that may actually change Emily's life.
Episode 57 - Interview with Gwen CombsShe's Running add
Gwen Combs is running to represent Arkansas in Congress while being a teacher and she was a key organizer for the Arkansas Women's March. And Emily still somehow managed to make it all about her. Plus, Emily has election day fever. And please follow us on Twitter!
Episode 56 - Interview with Julie Palakovich CarrShe's Running add
Julie Palakovich Carr already has a successful campaign under her belt, so she's using her experience, dedication, and science (!!) to run her campaign for Maryland House of Delegates.
Episode 55 - Interview with Emily SiegristShe's Running add
How do you campaign for office and train for an Ironman at the same time? If you're Emily Siegrist you canvass your Wisconsin district on a bike. If you're anyone else, you just don't.
Episode 54 - Interview with Yolian OgbuShe's Running add
There are some women who inspire you. There are some women you are in awe of. There are some women who make you think "dear Lord, what have I even done with my life?" Yolian Ogbu of Grassroots Youth is one of those women. In the very best way.