Monday, October 17 from 6 to 7 pm MST on KRFC FM
Leslie Carol Botha interviews renowned feminist journalist and environmental activist, Marcia Yerman
Listen tonight and find out how you can receive your free copy of ‘The Secrets of Powerful Women’ – a collection of funny, thoughtful, and inspiring true stories invaluable to women of all ages, aspirations, and lifestyles—in situations from the PTA to a power lunch, from the kitchen table to the corner office.
Marcia Yerman is a writer, activist, curator, and artist who is based in New York City.
She comes out of the visual arts as a painter. She moved into a parallel career of writing and activism in 2006 when she began working at the Women’s Media Center, which was founded by Gloria Steinem, Jane Fonda, and Robin Morgan. There she served as part of the start up team.
Always political, she found herself at the center of a perfect storm with a series of new platforms and technology to amplify her concerns.
Or as she jokes, “I was doing new media before it was new media!”
You can follow her on Twitter. Her handle is @mgyerman or subscribe to the article feed on her site at mgyerman.com via the red link on the right side of the page that says “subscribe to this site via e-mail.
For the Holy Hormones audience she will be doing a give-away of 10 copies of “The Secrets of Powerful Women.”
Sign up either at her website or follow her via Twitter.
Winners will be contacted for their mailing address.
The book was published by Voice, a Hyperion imprint.
I first met Marcia through a 5 part series she was writing for EmpowHER, the women’s health site where she is a contributing writer.
Her topics have ranged from condoms, breasts implants, and work/life balance, to maternal mortality, safety in cosmetics, and “a new look at the
She covers international women’s issues for Women News Network, where she recently interviewed Mary Robinson, previously the President of Ireland, on the topic of child marriage.
Her range of writing is strongly skewed to women’s issues and social justice and include Human Trafficking, Military Sexual Trauma, and Human Rights.
She writes about culture, the arts, and technology, always with a feminist sensibility.
She is the co-founder of cultureID, a not-for-profit for those in the arts doing work with political and social intent and content.
She is currently writing for Moms Clean Air Force, working to inform and mobilize mothers, parents, and all others who want to safe guard clean air and water for the next generation on the planet.
She will be contributing an essay to the upcoming Seal Press 2012 anthology, The Shame Prom……..
where women write about and release their shame about a life event that affected them.
And, if you don’t think that enough, you can check out her art work at marciagyerman.com, where among other things, she has parsed motherhood in the series, “The Philip Portfolio-My Years in Captivity.”