51% http://wamc.org en 51% Show #1309 http://wamc.org/post/51-show-1309 <p>On this week’s 51%, we’ll hear from Ken Burns on his soon-to-be-aired documentary about the Roosevelts. On Eleanor Roosevelt.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Then, a documentary currently in production on the Lost Girls of Sudan. And moving from screen to sound, we’ll hear from an audio engineer with a mission.</span></p><p></p> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:16:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 97535 at http://wamc.org 51% Show #1309 51% Show #1308 http://wamc.org/post/51-show-1308 <p>On this week’s 51%, we’ll hear about how a program for girls learning about science and technology is faring.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Then, we’ll return to a forum on women’s health and the environment. Plus, who is doing a better job of recycling a certain product?</span></p><p></p> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:32:38 +0000 Allison Dunne 97531 at http://wamc.org 51% Show #1308 51% Show #1307 http://wamc.org/post/51-show-1307 <p>On this week’s 51%, we’ll hear from a leading expert about how the environment is impacting women’s health.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">And we’ll return to a different environment, in which a discussion about the confidence gap between men and women takes place. It’s part two of an interview with the best-selling authors of their book </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance---What Women Should Know</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p></p> Fri, 08 Aug 2014 12:52:49 +0000 Allison Dunne 97534 at http://wamc.org 51% Show #1307 51% Show #1306 http://wamc.org/post/51-show-1306 <p>On this week’s 51%, we’ll explore gaps -- the pay gap between men and women. &nbsp;A<span style="line-height: 1.5;">nd the confidence gap, between men and women, as you’ll hear from two best-selling authors as they talk about their book </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance---What Women Should Know</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Also on this week’s 51%, a gap in faith followed by faith in a gap.</span></p><p></p> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 13:05:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 96050 at http://wamc.org 51% Show #1306 51% Show #1305 http://wamc.org/post/51-show-1305 <p>It is now approaching four months since more than 200 school girls were kidnapped from their dormitory in Nigeria. You’ll hear about how a Pakastani teenager’s recent efforts hope to bring back the girls.&nbsp; Also on this week’s 51%, we then we turn to a woman who shares what it was like to have her husband leave her shortly after she was diagnosed with cancer.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s raw, which is also the title of her memoir.</span></p><p></p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:32:07 +0000 Allison Dunne 96049 at http://wamc.org 51% Show #1305 51% Show #1304 http://wamc.org/post/51-show-1304 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A co-author of a report on black women in U.S. politics says the upshot is there is much opportunity and much work to be done.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On this week’s 51%, we’ll also define kitchen space south of the border. And then we’ll hear from an essayist about the spin on muffin tops – outside the kitchen.</span></p><p></p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:56:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 94522 at http://wamc.org 51% Show #1304 51% Show #1303 http://wamc.org/post/51-show-1303 <p>Alas, we’re into the thick of it… summer that is. For some this means it’s a time for fishing, from a pier or a boat, on a pond or out at sea. Yet for one woman in a seaside community, fishing season is year round as she practices a 2,000-year-old art form. Then we’ll turn to a scientist/author who searches all realms to tackle some big questions, and it doesn’t matter if it’s summer, spring, winter or fall. &nbsp;Also on this week’s 51%, we’ll take a look at a female first for the U.S. Navy.</p><p></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:08:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 94523 at http://wamc.org 51% Show #1303 51% Show #1302 http://wamc.org/post/51-show-1302 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On this week’s 51%, you’ll hear more from the first openly transgender employee of an Orthodox Jewish institution. We’ll also tell you about a push to rank college response to sexual assault.</span></p><p>And, you’ll meet a woman who creates wearable art with a message about America’s obsession with body image.</p><p></p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 15:49:06 +0000 Allison Dunne 94359 at http://wamc.org 51% Show #1302 51% Show #1302 http://wamc.org/post/51-show-1302-0 <p>On this week’s 51%, you’ll hear more from the first openly transgender employee of an Orthodox Jewish institution. We’ll also tell you about a push to rank college response to sexual assault.</p><p>And, you’ll meet a woman who creates wearable art with a message about America’s obsession with body image.</p><p></p> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 12:21:29 +0000 Allison Dunne 94772 at http://wamc.org 51% Show #1302 51% Show #1301 http://wamc.org/post/51-show-1301 <p>Gender. Sexuality. Transformation. And the language that limits, pigeonholes, or liberates. On this week’s 51%, you’ll meet the first openly transgender professor at an Orthodox Jewish institution.</p><p>Then we’ll introduce you to an unlikely pair brought together by gender and technology. And you’ll hear about slut shaming and what one teacher is doing to change the mindset and the words we choose.</p><p></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 14:08:48 +0000 Allison Dunne 94338 at http://wamc.org 51% Show #1301