Shows Featuring: Arts and Social Activism

Women Rising Radio XXIV: Greenpeace Activists


Featured women:  Hettie Geenen, First Mate Rainbow Warrior  Leila Deen, Senior Campaigner Greenpeace  Laila Williams,  Campaigner Greenpeace We profile women of Greenpeace, the legendary eco-activist organization. Hettie Geenan is first mate on the Greenpeace ship, Rainbow Warrior. Leila Deen leads Read full description for this show »

Women Rising XXI: Women’s Rights to Water, Land, and Farming


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment, and civil society. On this program we profile a dynamic partnership between the Women’s Earth Alliance and the Global Women’s Water Initiative: working on women’s Read full description for this show »

Women Rising XIX: Masters of the Spoken Word


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment, and civil society. In this program, we profile two American masters of the spoken word, provoking, inspiring, and moving us to action. Eve Ensler, playwright Read full description for this show »

Women Rising XIV: International Changemakers in the Arts


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. On this edition, we profile four artist activists. Velina Brown is a core actor with the world famous San Francisco Mime Troupe. Read full description for this show »

Women Rising XI: International Council of the 13 Indigenous Grandmothers


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. In this program, we visit with three eloquent members of the International Council of Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers. The Council is a global Read full description for this show »

Women Rising V: International Changemakers – Grassroots Activists


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. In this program we profile three courageous change makers: Shereen Essof is an advocate for democracy and land rights for women in Read full description for this show »

Women Rising III: International Changemakers Women Writer Activists


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. In this Women’s Desk edition, we profile three courageous women writer-activists: Ritu Menon, leading Indian feminist publisher; Maria Cristina Caballero, Colombian journalist Read full description for this show »