Changing the Course
Salva Dut, one of the Lost Boys of Sudan is making a difference!

Salva Dut, one of the Lost Boys of Sudan is making a difference!

February 27, 2021

A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Parks, is a NY Times Bestseller detailing the harrowing walk of an 11 year old boy Salva Dut from his hometown in South Sudan to refuge in Ethiopia.  Salva was just a child sitting in a classroom dreaming about lunchtime when his life fell apart. As one of the Lost Boys of Sudan, Salva walked hundreds of miles to safety encountering untold horrors and losses along the way.  Salva somehow managed to find the hero inside himself and after coming to America and finishing college, he decided to give back to his people by building wells.  Water for South Sudan was born and today Salva has dedicated his life to ensuring that as many Africans as possible have clean running water.  With Coronavirus in our midst nothing could be more important in maintaining health and safety than a fresh water supply.  Salva!  It was an honor to have you as our guest.  Listen to this podcast it inspire you to find the hero inside all of us!

Allyn Rose, Miss America Contestant and Sports Illustrated Model-thrives after Double Mastectomy

Allyn Rose, Miss America Contestant and Sports Illustrated Model-thrives after Double Mastectomy

February 24, 2021

Allyn Rose, a former Miss America contestant lost her mom when she was just 16 years old. Her family history of breast cancer forced her to re-examine her life and her breasts. After choosing a preventive double mastectomy, Allyn was featured as a model in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition. Taking control of her life and choosing to break the chain of cancer, Allyn founded a non-profit called The Previvor to raise breast cancer awareness and educate women on their options.

Menage Modern Vintage and Chiara, featured in the NY Times, are outfitting the cast of Netflix’s hit show, The Crown!

Menage Modern Vintage and Chiara, featured in the NY Times, are outfitting the cast of Netflix’s hit show, The Crown!

January 27, 2021

Thrifting clothes was just a passion of Chiara Menage before she decided to turn it into a small business where she listed and sold the used vintage and modern clothes she found. Through a twist of fate, Chiara was contacted by the costume designer of Netflix's hit series The Crown and many of her products can now be seen worn by Princess Diana in the most recent season.  

Dress Code Discrimination in Schools with Dr. Rebecca Raby

Dress Code Discrimination in Schools with Dr. Rebecca Raby

January 20, 2021

Professor Rebecca Raby, sociologist and expert on childhood and adolescents has done extensive research on dress codes in school and the very negative and discriminatory impact this has on girls which can affect them for years to come.  Rebecca is measured and soft spoken in her tone but her words are  powerful and her message is thought provoking.  Protecting your child from the negative implications of being dress coded is an important part of protecting who they are now and ensuring who they will become!

(Part 2) Mom, Attorney, and Change Maker Faith Fox, Discusses Discrimination in Schools After Her Son was Wrongfully Expelled

(Part 2) Mom, Attorney, and Change Maker Faith Fox, Discusses Discrimination in Schools After Her Son was Wrongfully Expelled

January 13, 2021

Recently featured in the NY Times, Faith Fox is an attorney and single mom who wasn't seeking the spotlight but became someone to reckon with when her son's 9th grade class introduced a book assignment that she felt was inappropriate, especially as he is one of only 2 black children in the classroom.  Faith's son was a straight A student and rising basketball star but he was expelled nonetheless.  Faith stood up for what she believed was right. What do we teach our children, when we punish them and their parents for taking a stand??

(Part 1) Mom, Attorney, and Change Maker Faith Fox, Discusses Discrimination in Schools After Her Son was Wrongfully Expelled

(Part 1) Mom, Attorney, and Change Maker Faith Fox, Discusses Discrimination in Schools After Her Son was Wrongfully Expelled

January 6, 2021

Recently featured in the NY Times, Faith Fox is an attorney and single mom who wasn't seeking the spotlight but became someone to reckon with when her son's 9th grade class introduced a book assignment that she felt was inappropriate, especially as he is one of only 2 black children in the classroom.  Faith's son was a straight A student and rising basketball star but he was expelled nonetheless.  Faith stood up for what she believed was right. What do we teach our children, when we punish them and their parents for taking a stand?? 

NYC Mayor Campaign Manager Rick Fromberg talks about election results and more!

NYC Mayor Campaign Manager Rick Fromberg talks about election results and more!

November 18, 2020

NYC Mayor Campaign Manager Rick Fromberg weighs in on our recent election. Rick has been a campaign manager for NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio, Hillary Clinton, and others.  He has been watching this election carefully and today he weighs on voter counting, voter turn-out and voter-fraud!  Listen to this episode if you want to be up on the latest!

Olivia Troye, Former Coronavirus Task Force member Tells TRUTH about White House

Olivia Troye, Former Coronavirus Task Force member Tells TRUTH about White House

October 28, 2020
Olivia Troye, is brave and honest and real. This former Member of the Corona Task Force and aide to Vice President Mike Pence details what it really felt like working at the White House, during these challenging times.  As Mike Short, Chief of Staff to Mike Pence is diagnosed with Covid, Olivia recalls how mask wearing was frowned upon and how  the culture of fear in the White House permeated.  What led Olivia, a lifelong Republican and person who really cared about her job and the American people to finally say "no more".  Taking a stand and swimming against the tide is never easy, listen to this Episode and you will  have a window behind the scenes at the White House. 
 
Atara’s son and daughter on going to school during Covid!

Atara’s son and daughter on going to school during Covid!

October 21, 2020

Do you want to know what in-person school is really like?  From real kids?  During Corona?!!  Listen to Elie and Ari, 2 of my adorable children who are in middle and lower school in person!  You will get the real scoop straight from those in the actual trenches!  Elie and Ari discuss recess, wearing a mask all day and social distancing in the classroom!  Whether your child is learning virtually or in person, you won't want to miss this one!!

Barry Shore: A former Quadriplegic with a story that will make you want to be your best self!

Barry Shore: A former Quadriplegic with a story that will make you want to be your best self!

October 14, 2020

Barry is a serial entrepreneur, who started a movement that has Forbes and Oprah talking about!  Find out more about this one-of-a-kind man on this week's Episode!

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