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TrailBlazers Impact

By Nan McKay

TrailBlazers Impact transports the listener into the journey of contemporary history-makers with “her-story” of the range of influences, challenges and strategies that made way for women with an ordinary start to go on to rack up extraordinary achievements.  These stories touch your heart and soul and make you realize it is possible to prevail even in the face of gender bias and/or racial discrimination to blaze your own trail when there is no clear path ahead.

  1. 1.
    Ep. 66-Linda Vines-Bright: Every Child is a Magnificent Individual1/19/2020
    44:57
  2. 2.
    Ep. 65-Barbara Daniel: The Fight Isn't Over Yet1/12/2020
    37:45
  3. 3.
    Ep. 64-Vanessa Elle Wilde: Dare to Suck1/5/2020
    26:11
  4. 4.
    Ep. 63-Rosemarie Harris: Don’t fear to strike out on your own12/29/2019
    27:44
  5. 5.
    Ep 62-Lisa Kleissner: Change Moves at the Speed of Trust12/25/2019
    36:10
  6. 6.
    Ep. 61-DeeDee Strum and Nan McKay: Growing Up Black vs. White12/22/2019
    43:24
  7. 7.
    Ep.60-Sherese Brewington Carr, I come from generations of social change agents; I am who I was Intended to be!12/15/2019
    34:14
  8. 8.
    Ep.59-Carnela Renee Hill: The power of ‘walking afraid’12/11/2019
    23:25
  1. 9.
    Ep. 58-Carena Lemons entertainment law and an acting career.12/8/2019
    33:36
  2. 10.
    Ep. 57-Jewel Burks Solomon advocate for representation in and access to the technology industry.12/4/2019
    35:05
  3. 11.
    Ep.56-Linda Dupre Hull: Sr. level financial managers are "problem-solvers" and not worker bees.12/1/2019
    37:16
  4. 12.
    Ep.55-Rocio Cavazos: Engineer Turned Successful Investor.11/27/2019
    24:53
  5. 13.
    Ep.54-Teri Ljeoma: Successful Stocks Trader Top 4 Trading Secrets11/24/2019
    30:24
  6. 14.
    Ep.53-Jennifer L.W. Fink: Single Parenting, Depression, and Writing about Boys11/20/2019
    39:04
  7. 15.
    Ep.52-Ellen Walsh: A Global Perspective of Discrimination11/17/2019
    35:45
  8. 16.
    BONUS-Donna Miller: We Have It! Let's Use It! Women Helping Women11/17/2019
    35:31
  9. 17.
    Ep.51-Betty Lou Larson: Insight into the reasons and magnitude of homelessness.11/13/2019
    32:07
  10. 18.
    Ep.50-Debbie Feinberg: Living her convictions to stay close to her authentic self.11/10/2019
    33:35
  11. 19.
    Ep.49-Sharon Hirota: Quit my Job or Stay?11/6/2019
    35:00
  12. 20.
    Ep.48-Diane Jackson-Chapman: Standardized Tests Said Below Average to Average - Now Have My PhD11/3/2019
    34:16
  13. 21.
    Bonus: Kent Watkins: I Helped Write the Civil Rights Act11/3/2019
    33:35
  14. 22.
    Ep.47-Janice Stewart: Birmingham Church Bombing: I Was There10/30/2019
    38:33
  15. 23.
    Ep. 46-Brianna McDonald: A Champion Against Bullying10/27/2019
    31:31
  16. 24.
    Ep.45-JoAnn Yukimura: It's the Greatest Joy to See Things Work!10/23/2019
    27:16
  17. 25.
    Ep. 44-Verna Jones-Rodwell: Hope, Health and Healing in Elected Office10/20/2019
    28:55
  18. 26.
    Ep.43-Sharon Cossey and Gail Gillespie: Life, Discrimination, and Divorce10/16/2019
    19:51
  19. 27.
    Ep. 42. Molly McKay Williams: The Fight for Same-Sex Marriage10/11/2019
    43:35
  20. 28.
    Ep.41-Case Lane: Prepare for the Future!10/9/2019
    32:06
  21. 29.
    Ep.40-Patzetta Trice: Own Your Dreams10/6/2019
    32:38
  22. 30.
    Ep. 39-Marisa De Lecce: New Swimsuit Line Featured in Oprah!10/5/2019
    22:27
  23. 31.
    Ep. 38-Raynette Halvorsen Smith: Scenic Designers Now in Video Games9/29/2019
    27:18
  24. 32.
    Ep. 37-Elsie Escobar: Fireworks Sound Like Gunshots!9/25/2019
    35:16
  25. 33.
    Ep. 36-Mildred Morgan Ball: A TV Commercial Star at Age 809/22/2019
    40:12
  26. 34.
    Ep. 35-Lisa Preston: No Secrets in This Family9/18/2019
    20:33
  27. 35.
    Ep. 34 Cara Gillette: Community and the Joy of Bringing New Life in this World9/15/2019
    21:30
  28. 36.
    Ep 33-Janise Graham: I Have Clubs, Too! 9/11/2019
    34:22
  29. 37.
    Ep. 32-Anita Harden: Mentors Made the Difference9/8/2019
    36:36
  30. 38.
    Ep. 31-Janice Greene: I Lived in Two Different Worlds: Black and White9/4/2019
    27:10
  31. 39.
    Ep. 6. Beth Cole: “Segregation Now, Tomorrow, and Forever?" Hell, No!9/2/2019
    23:59
  32. 40.
    Ep.30-Penny Wing: Part 1. I Love Building Companies and Taking Risks9/1/2019
    18:43
  33. 41.
    Ep.30-Bonus-Penny Wing Part 2: Aging Parents, A Struggling Business, and a New-er Marriage9/1/2019
    21:05
  34. 42.
    Ep.29-Diana Vellos Coker: Be a Voice for Those Who Can’t Speak for Themselves8/28/2019
    21:55
  35. 43.
    Ep. 28-Emily Loya: Lost My Dad to the Bermuda Triangle8/25/2019
    32:01
  36. 44.
    Ep.27-Jocelyn Bronson: Don’t Listen to the Negative Voice in Your Head8/21/2019
    38:10
  37. 45.
    Ep. 26-Tara Peters: 16 Year Old Teen Mom to PhD at 368/18/2019
    24:06
  38. 46.
    Season 2 Bonus: David Northern: Overcoming Challenges, a Change in Direction and a Determination to Make a Difference 8/14/2019
    24:56
  39. 47.
    Ep. 25-Robin Kardon: Authors: How To Get Published8/14/2019
    23:50
  40. 48.
    Ep. 24-Carmella Davis Watkins: Research, Publish & Present! if You Want to Call Yourself a "Scientist" 8/11/2019
    25:11
  41. 49.
    Ep. 23: Emily Alcantar: Balancing Executive Job with Family Needs 8/7/2019
    28:35
  42. 50.
    Ep. 22-Rae Meadows: Tips from an Award-Winning Author 8/4/2019
    37:07

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