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Breaking Records, #MeToo Movement Fizzle?, Progressive Democrats

August 10, 2018

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss female politician success in the primaries, the #MeToo movement and a shift within the Democratic Party.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Ann Stone, Co-Founder, Women For Trump; Fmr. Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD); Jo Ousterhout, Consultant & Strategist, Women’s Leadership; Patrice Lee Onwuka,Senior Policy Analyst at the Independent Women’s Voices
 

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EDM Festivals and Females: Looking Beyond the Party

August 07, 2018

Electronic Dance Music (EDM) festivals like the upcoming Moonrise Festival bring thousands of people together to dance the day and night away. To an outside observer, the EDM scene can seem eccentric, even uncouth. It's common to see girls at EDM festivals dressed in nothing but a bra and booty shorts. Their bodies and faces are sometimes painted, and they could easily be sporting butterfly wings attached to their backs as they jump around to a loud beat. Upon closer examination, however, the rave scene is offering women more than a just place to let loose and party.

Electronic Dance Music is a genre that is replacing traditional guitars and drums for MIDI Keyboards/Controllers and DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) systems. Sounds high-tech? Well, it takes engineering skills and a strong knowledge of hardware and software to DJ at a music festival. And don't let the techy talk fool you. This is an area where many women are thriving.

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White Women Voters, Diversity in Hollywood, Jane Fonda & the EMPOWER Act

August 03, 2018

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss white women voters, the lack of progress for diversity in Hollywood, and Jane Fonda’s support for the EMPOWER Act

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Anushay Hossain, Founder, Anushay’s Point; Debra Carnahan, Former Judge and Federal Prosecutor; Patrice Lee Onwuka, Senior Policy Analyst at Independent Women’s Voices; and Rina Shah, Republican Strategist.

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Moms in Politics; VAWA; From Prison To College

July 27, 2018

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss moms running for office, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) reauthorization, and College Bound Dorchester, a program offering money and training to former inmates and gang members.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Sabrina Schaeffer, Chairman, Independent Women's Froum Leadership Circle; Jennifer Higgins, GOP Political Strategist; and Megan Beyer, Wilson Center, Women in Public Service.

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Women Thought Leaders: Christine Todd Whitman

July 20, 2018

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, we continue our Women Thought Leaders series with former EPA Administrator and former NJ Governor, Christine Todd Whitman.  

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About the Host - Bonnie Erbé

To The Contrary Host: Bonnie Erbé

Bonnie Erbé is a nonpartisan, award-winning American journalist and television host based in the Washington, D.C. area who has ...

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