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Sylvia & Me

By Sylvia Beckerman

Sylvia & Me, conversations with extraordinary women who are changing the world by making a difference in their lives and the lives around them. Life changing events can be frightening, exciting, overwhelming; a range of emotions. They are usually followed by decisions made by some bold, strong, independent, persevering women who open the door to a new journey. We’ll be taking journeys through conversations with these women. ‘Sylvia & Me’ can be found on most popular podcast platforms including Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play and iHeart Radio. And our website, https://lifeapres.com/podcast Listen, subscribe for free and take us with you wherever you are.

  1. 1.
    Melanie Travis: Founder and CEO Andie Swim, Making a Splash & Reframing Swimwear01/19/2021
    27:56
  2. 2.
    Amra Sabic-El-Rayess: Author ‘The Cat I Never Named, A True Story of Love, War and Survival’, Genocide Survivor, Educator & Scholar01/12/2021
    44:08
  3. 3.
    Therese Plummer: Audiobook Performer, Storyteller, Actor01/05/2021
    33:38
  4. 4.
    Saying Goodbye to 2020 and Hello to 202112/29/2020
    7:34
  5. 5.
    Michela Di Carlo: Lifestyle Journalist, Late Bloomers Advocate, Speaker, Founder of CrunchyTales.com12/22/2020
    35:52
  6. 6.
    Just Hang On – A Special Edition12/15/2020
    1:01:50
  7. 7.
    Renée Brinkerhoff: Champion Valkyrie Rally Racer, Breaking Barriers, Fighting Child Trafficking12/08/2020
    35:08
  8. 8.
    Leslie Gray Streeter: Author of ‘Black Widow’, Journalist, Storyteller12/01/2020
    41:51
  1. 9.
    Sue Stuart-Smith: Author The Well-Gardened Mind: The Restorative Power of Nature, Psychiatrist, Avid Gardner11/24/2020
    32:11
  2. 10.
    Simone Gordon – The Black Fairy Godmother, Community Organizer, Motivational Speaker, Domestic Violence Resource Specialist11/17/2020
    26:37
  3. 11.
    Hazell Jacobs: Busy Bee Blogger, Mother, Grandmother, Scarf Aid Lady, Magic Carpet Rider11/10/2020
    31:24
  4. 12.
    Kara Goldin: Founder & CEO Hint Water, Author ‘Undaunted, Overcoming Doubts and Doubters’, 2019 InStyle Badass 50, Business Disruptor11/02/2020
    48:01
  5. 13.
    Laura Fahrenthold: Author ‘The Pink Steering Wheel Chronicles’, Journalist, Widowed Mother of Eyeball Rolling Teenagers, Adventurologist10/27/2020
    37:57
  6. 14.
    Harriet Shugarman: Author ‘How to Talk to Your Kids About Climate Change: Turning Angst into Action’, Executive Director ClimateMama, 2020 NYC Climate Hero10/20/2020
    32:18
  7. 15.
    Caroline McBride: Author ‘Four Seasons at Angelino’s’, Director of Public Relations & Business Development Serafina Restaurant Group, Romantic Lover of Escapades10/13/2020
    31:03
  8. 16.
    Patti Russo: Executive Director Campaign School at Yale University, Women’s Rights Advocate & Increasing Number of Women in Elected Office10/06/2020
    30:35
  9. 17.
    Michelle Moran: Award Winning Wearable Skincare Pioneer & Creator, Founder SKINEEZ® Skincarewear®, Social Causes Promotor through Fashion09/29/2020
    33:49
  10. 18.
    Rose Morris: Founder/Pres. Award Winning Abram’s Nation, Creator of ‘The Safety Sleeper’, Chairman/Co-Founder Fund It Forward, Special Needs Children & Adults Advocate09/22/2020
    23:16
  11. 19.
    Jene Luciani: ‘The Bra Guru’, International Best Selling Author, Intimate Apparel Influencer, On-Air Expert, TEDx Talk Speaker09/15/2020
    26:27
  12. 20.
    Theresa Carroll: Award Winning Entrepreneur, Founder/Co-Owner Homestead Inn & Thomas Henkelmann, Principal & Managing Member Homestead Associates LLC,09/08/2020
    38:17
  13. 21.
    Persis Laverack: 93 Year Old Icon, Senior Citizen Cheerleader, Teacher, Writer, Entrepreneur, Communicator, Globe Trotting Mom & Grandmother09/01/2020
    33:55
  14. 22.
    Debbie (Shapiro) Gravitte: Tony Award Winning, Emmy & Grammy Nominated Broadway Musical Star & Actress, Producer & Founder Group5Production08/25/2020
    26:57
  15. 23.
    Martina Kwan: Champion Race Car Driver, War Survivor, Award Winning Businesswoman, Transformational Coach08/18/2020
    33:27
  16. 24.
    Katie Hill: Former Congresswoman, Author ‘She Will Rise’, Founder Her Time PAC08/11/2020
    24:54
  17. 25.
    Regina Skyer: Leading Special Education & Advocacy Attorney08/04/2020
    39:04
  18. 26.
    Patricia Walsh Chadwick: Author ‘Little Sister, A Memoir’, Life in a Cult07/28/2020
    36:07
  19. 27.
    Tea Hacic-Vlahovic: Author ‘Life of the Party’, Columnist, Comedian, Performer, Party Girl07/21/2020
    27:04
  20. 28.
    Diana Greene Foster, Ph.D.: Author ‘The Turnaway Study, Ten Years, A Thousand Women, and the Consequences of Having – or Being Denied – an Abortion’07/14/2020
    29:15
  21. 29.
    Fran Pastore: Founder & CEO Connecticut Women’s Business Development Council07/07/2020
    39:14
  22. 30.
    Caroline Labouchere: 55 Year Old Grey Ambassador, Model, Runner, Speaker06/30/2020
    33:27
  23. 31.
    Olivia Wells, Human Rights Advocate, Director of Programs & Impact Nadia’s Initiative, Advocate for Survivors of Genocide & Sexual Violence06/23/2020
    29:46
  24. 32.
    Gayle Kabaker, World Renowned Artist, Freelance Illustrator, Captures Essence of Powerful Women on Canvas06/16/2020
    25:54
  25. 33.
    Stephanie Cartier, Co-Founder & Owner No Limits Cafe – Empowering Adults with Intellectual Disabilities06/09/2020
    22:44
  26. 34.
    Tiffany Shlain, Emmy-nominated filmmaker, founder Webby Awards, Author ‘24/6: The Power of Unplugging One Day a Week’, Co-Founder & Executive Director Let It Ripple Film Studio, Challah Baker06/02/2020
    31:21
  27. 35.
    Alka Joshi, Writer, Author The Henna Artist: NY Times Bestseller List, Reese Witherspoon’s May 2020 Book Club Pick05/26/2020
    37:08
  28. 36.
    Donna VanderPoel, Creator Stamford CT Rocks, Spreading Happiness Everywhere & Lauren Zajac, Fulltime Working Single Mom of 3, Spreading Gratitude Everywhere05/19/2020
    34:47
  29. 37.
    Indie Lee, Creator and Founder Indie Lee Skin Care, Former Planner, Healthy Living Educator, ‘Welcome to the Rest of Your Life’05/12/2020
    31:02
  30. 38.
    Ida Morris, Mom, Writer, Marketer, Lover of Cooking, Winner Covid -19 Cooking Challenge, #MorrisFamilyKitchen CEO05/05/2020
    23:41
  31. 39.
    Illana Raia, Founder & CEO Être Girls, Author, Knowledge Strategy Attorney, Columbia University Guest Lecturer, Mogul Influencer04/28/2020
    30:27
  32. 40.
    Gillian Anderson, Founder My Friend Abby, Young Adult Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Advocate, Mental Health Revolutionary04/21/2020
    29:47
  33. 41.
    Ariana Neumann, Amateur Detective, Mystery Lover, Author ‘When Time Stopped, Memoir of My Father’s War and What Remains’04/14/2020
    42:08
  34. 42.
    Bobbe Greenberg, Mother, Grandmother, Retired Teacher, 73 year old Ironman World Champion 2018 & 201904/07/2020
    34:10
  35. 43.
    Kicking off Season 3 April 7th03/31/2020
    1:04
  36. 44.
    Suzanne Vita Palazzo, Founder and CEO Upper Deck Fitness, Empowerment Coach, Fitness Guru, Always In Motion03/24/2020
    32:50
  37. 45.
    Anna Polonsky, Internationally Renowned Steinway Artist, Soloist, Chamber Musician, Piano Faculty Vassar College, BM, Curtis Institute of Music, MM, Julliard School03/17/2020
    35:54
  38. 46.
    Robin Stern, Ph.D., Co-Founder and Associate Director for the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, Associate Research Scientist at the Child Study Center at Yale, Author ‘the Gaslight Effect’03/10/2020
    32:51
  39. 47.
    Erin Barnes, CEO and Co-Founder of ioby (in our backyards), Inaugural Obama Foundation Fellow, Board Chair of Resource Media03/03/2020
    28:18
  40. 48.
    Jackie Botelho, Founder Above and Beyond Concierge (ABCVIP), Event Planner, Hospitality Specialist, Experience Creator02/25/2020
    30:42
  41. 49.
    Louise Aronson, MD, MFA, Geriatrician, Author, Educator, Defining Elderhood02/18/2020
    34:01
  42. 50.
    Lucy Dhegrae, Professional Singer, Producer, Composer, Animal Lover, Survivor of Rape02/11/2020
    28:48
  43. 51.
    Marni Amsellem, Ph.d, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Writer, Health Psychology Consultant and Research Consultant02/03/2020
    29:16
  44. 52.
    Scarlett Lewis, Founder of the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement, Author, Artist, Advocate, Mother of 6 year old Sandy Hook Hero & Victim Jesse Lewis01/28/2020
    38:58
  45. 53.
    Wendy Kaufman, ‘The Snapple Lady’, Television Personality, Pop Culture Icon and Recovering Addict01/21/2020
    34:00
  46. 54.
    Angie Atkinson, Queen Beeing of Narcissism, Author, Life Coach and Blogger01/07/2020
    32:47
  47. 55.
    Elizabeth Bryan-Jacobs, Artist, Author, Clothing & Jewelry Designer, Creator of Creative Awakenings™ and Philanthropist12/31/2019
    32:37
  48. 56.
    Wendy Walker, Bestselling Author, Dreamer, Family Lawyer, Financial Analyst, Olympic Ready Figure Skater and Single Mom12/17/2019
    31:57
  49. 57.
    Lauren Klym, Creator of the Safety Lockdown Plan for Stamford, Connecticut’s School System Currently a Freshman at Syracuse University12/10/2019
    24:28
  50. 58.
    Mary Barneby, CEO Girl Scouts of Connecticut12/03/2019
    30:53
  51. 59.
    Hope Hollinsworth Coaxum, Author, Producer, Advocate and Gold Star Mom11/26/2019
    24:30
  52. 60.
    Kristen Jensen, Life Style Photographer and Videographer, Philanthropist, Model and Actress11/19/2019
    22:10
  53. 61.
    Gina Vasco Cowher, Legacy stylist for over 35 years, Co-Owner of the award winning Stamford, CT noble Salon and Philanthropist11/12/2019
    29:02
  54. 62.
    Kitt Shapiro, Small Business Owner, Philanthropist and Daughter of the Legendary Eartha Kitt11/05/2019
    31:25
  55. 63.
    Candace Lightner, Founder of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and We Save Lives10/29/2019
    30:28
  56. 64.
    Introducing Sylvia & Me : Conversations with Extraordinary Women10/22/2019
    1:06

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