Monday, April 21, 2014

Episode Six- Jodi Murphy

In this interview, I spoke with Jodi Murphy, a bay area mother who, inspired by the joys and challenges of raising a son with autism, has become a leader in the field of autism advocacy. In the conversation, we talked about some of the myths and facts about autism, discussed the importance of encouraging self-acceptance in all children, and highlighted some of the amazing work that Jodi, as well as other entrepreneurial moms, are doing. Jodi is the founder of the non-profit, Geek Club Books, as well as the organizer for the Mighty League Moms community group. Also featured in this interview was a clip of Jonathan Murphy and songs by A Million Creatures and Andy Z. This interview originally aired on KALX Berkeley 90.7 FM on April 19th, 2014. 

Monday, April 14, 2014

Episode Five- Ahri Golden

In this interview with Ahri Golden, a local singer, songwriter, creative consultant, photographer, and radio producer, we hear a few of her beautiful songs and about her amazing body of work. We discuss her radio documentaries Shades of Gray, Birth, and Born, about abortion, the mechanics of birth, and post-partum depression and her photography and creative consulting services. We also talk about her connection to the deep ecology movement, highlighting the work of Joanna Macy and the Work that Reconnects. To find out more about Ahri Golden and her work, visit her website at This interview was originally broadcast on Saturday April 12th 2014 on KALX Berkeley 90.7 FM on Women Hold up Half the Sky.

Episode Four- Caroline Quan

On Saturday January 25th, 2014 on KALX Berkeley 90.7 FM Women Hold up Half the Sky, I interviewed Caroline Quan, a mentor in the Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Themed Program at U.C. Berkeley and the Committee Chair for the second annual WiSE Conference. Caroline, a 4th year UC Berkeley Student, has lived at WiSE for all four years of her college career and came up with the idea for the conference last year. We will be talking about WiSE, the conference, and her personal experiences as a female-identified student studying in the STEM fields. And if you're interested in the conference or more work that the Women in Science and Enginneering community does, please visit