BROADs Sonja Hammer has a chocka show especially arranged for International Women’s Day 2017 #IWD2017 where it’s all about being #BeBoldforChange:
‘For International Women’s Day 2017, we’re asking you to #BeBoldForChange.
Call on the masses or call on yourself to help forge a better working world – a more gender inclusive world.
Submit your #BeBoldForChange action via the IWD website.’
The show includes a LIVE in studio interview with MzRizk :‘Melbourne-based DJ, event curator and radio presenter, MzRizk, is renowned for her ongoing contributions to Melbourne’s rich cultural and music landscape. Her many projects are a distinct blend of music knowledge, creative diversity and cultural and community engagement.’
As one of Melbourne’s busiest DJs, MzRizk has supported Australian acts such as Remi and Hiatus Kaiyote; as well as international artists Badbadnotgood, Mos Def, Public Enemy, Jill Scott, Snarky Puppy, The Daptones, John Morales, Bilal, Cody Chestnut, Maseo (De La Soul), Common, Talib Kweli, Jurassic 5, Maxwell and many more.’ from their website here
ABOUT Donna : ‘Donna Kaz’s debut book, UN/MASKED, Memoirs of a Guerrilla Girl On Tour publishes on November 1, 2016. Always an outsider, she takes one step further into invisibility and becomes a Guerrilla Girl, a feminist activist who never appears in public without wearing a rubber gorilla mask and who uses the name of a dead woman artist instead of her own. As a Guerrilla Girl, Aphra Behn creates comedic art and theater that blasts the blatant sexism of the theater world while proving feminists are funny at the same time.’
Guerrilla Girls website HERE
Next up is a special interview with Carmel Johnston a “simulated astronaut” from the U.S who is in Australia on a speaking tour :
‘an environmental scientist, was the crew commander of NASA’s most recent Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) project. As part of this mission, she spent an entire year living with five other scientists in an 11-metre-wide geodesic dome on the Mars-like slopes of Mauna Loa volcano in Hawaii.
The focus of the study, which concluded in August last year, was psychological. NASA wanted to learn individual stress reactions and group cohesion in an intensely cramped, isolated environment comparable to life in a space vessel on Mars. The researchers had to wear full space suits any time they left the dome, and resources were painstakingly rationed and recycled’.
Sonja also chats with poet,activist and broadcaster and feminist Lana Woolf on being racially profiled and those experiences of Women of Colour in Australia and what we can do.
Added to this Special Podcast are some highlights from feminists who have appeared on BROAD.
#BeBoldForChange #IWD2017 #InternationalWomensDay #ADayWithoutAWoman
Music in this podcast :
Sade: Hang to Your Love
The Internet: Dontcha
Robert Glasper Experiment : Afro Blue with Erykah Bardu
Robert Glasper Experiment : Calls with Jill Scott
Many thanks to all our guests for being part of BROAD
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