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51 % The Women's Perspective
Thu December 8, 2011
51% Show #1169
By Susan Barnett
Albany, NY – FM: National Productions
DT: Friday December 9, 2011
RE: 51% Show # 1169
STATIONS: If you have comments or suggestions, please contact Susan Barnett at SBARNETT@WAMC.ORG
Here is this week's information on 51% # 1169.
BILLBOARD - Susan Barnett (Music Out)
Concerns about chemicals released by cans, hormones in meat and milk and pesticides on our fruits and vegetables that holiday meal just doesn't seem as wholesome as it once did. Tanya Denckla Cobb's new book has suggestions that can make a difference. It's called Reclaiming Our Food - How the Grassroots Food Movement is Changing the Way We Eat.
10:20 Tanya Cobb Reclaiming Our Food Barnett
Coming up, there may be a way for you to save money at the gas pump - and all you have to do is ask. Plus why moving out of the country may be the best possible career move for a woman.
If you missed part of our show, you can find us online at wamc.org or call 1-800-323-9262 to order a CD. This week's show is #1169.
The cost of gas has been relatively stable for a while now - but it's holding steady at a price that's a problem for most of us. Unfortunately, there aren't a lot of options beyond buying a car with better gas mileage. Unless, personal finance expert Manisha Thakor explains, your employer has a program that can help.
3:57 Gasping for Relief Thakor
Manisha Thakor is an author, speaker and founder of the Women's Financial Literacy Initiative. Find out more at Manishathakor.com
And finally, while we're talking about work - there's an option that few of us ever consider taking a job overseas. Women's leadership expert Selena Rezvani says there are opportunities for women willing to take on a career adventure - and it can lead to opportunities they'd never get any other way.
5:20 Moving Abroad Rezvani
Selena Rezvani is a leadership expert and author - find out more at her website, nextgenwomen.com.
That's our show for this week.
Thanks to Katie Britton for production assistance. Our music is by Kevin Bartlett.
If you'd like to hear this show again, or visit the 51% archives, go to our website at WAMC.org. You can also find a regular column related to 51% at feminist.com.
Thanks so much for joining us we'll be back next week with another edition of 51% The Women's Perspective.
(:20 pads out to 25:00)