51 Percent

Whether it's the environment, health, our children, politics or the arts, there's a women's perspective, and 51% is a show dedicated to that viewpoint. Host Jesse King talks to experts in their field for a ...more

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March 04, 2021 00:27:29
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#1650: Women For Women | 51%

On this week’s 51%, we hear from the CEO of an organization that supports women survivors of conflict in a number of countries and the Boston Symphony Orchestra will have its first woman CEO. (more…) ...

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February 25, 2021 00:27:28
#1649: A Journey From Darkness To Light | 51%

#1649: A Journey From Darkness To Light | 51%

On this week’s 51%, the female part of toy company Melissa & Doug has written a book about her journey from darkness to light, telling others they’re not alone. (more…) ...

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February 18, 2021 00:27:29
#1648: Lessons In Leadership For Women Changing The World | 51%

#1648: Lessons In Leadership For Women Changing The World | 51%

This week, we hear from the president of EMILY’s List about her new book, Run to Win: Lessons in Leadership for Women Changing the World. (more…) ...

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February 12, 2021 00:27:28
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#1657: Girlhood, Teens Around The World In Their Own Voices | 51%

On this week’s 51%, hear from the author of a book highlighting stories of ordinary girls around the world. We also hear about an animated film that features a girl superhero to help children relate to COVID times. Masuma Ahuja spent the last three years reporting on gender around the world, and the stories she […] ...

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February 11, 2021 00:27:28
#1647: Girlhood, Teens Around The World In Their Own Voices | 51%

#1647: Girlhood, Teens Around The World In Their Own Voices | 51%

On this week’s 51%, hear from the author of a book highlighting stories of ordinary girls around the world. We also hear about an animated film that features a girl superhero to help children relate to COVID times. (more…) ...

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February 05, 2021 00:27:26
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#1646: Archivist Talks About The Life Of A Manhattanville College President | 51%

On this week’s 51%, hear about the life of a former college president. She changed many things about Manhattanville, a liberal arts college in the suburbs of New York City. In late 2020, a former president of  Manhattanville College in Westchester County, New York died. The college’s archivist — Lauren Ziarko — dove into a […] ...

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