Kay James Former Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-ME) Frmr. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX)
Jillian Michaels Leslie Sanchez Carly Fiorina
Jennifer  Marshall Jenifer Rajkumar Amy Ziff
Lynda Weinman Janet Jagan Madeline  Albright
Jane Goodall Atima Omara Siobhan ''Sam'' Bennett
Sandra Day O'Connor Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) Michele  Bachmann
Eleanor  Smeal Gov. Mary  Fallin (R-OK) Danielle Moodie-Mills
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Pro-Trump Republican running to replace Elijah Cummings

November 15, 2019 | Listen »

We continue our Women Thought Leaders series with an interview with Republican commentator Kim Klacik. She rose to prominence after a video she took of rats in Baltimore was mentioned by President Donald Trump. Now, she's running for Congress in Maryland.


Woman Thought Leader: Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA)

October 25, 2019 | Listen »

Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) talks to us about her vision for America concerning Medicare for All, immigration, minimum wage, and other issues.


Next GenHERation: How One Feminist Linguist is Urging Others to Take Back Gendered Insults

October 21, 2019 | Listen »

Welcome to Next GenHERation, a new podcast from To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe. Next GenHERation follows the future generation of female leaders at the start of their journey towards excellence. We'll talk to a variety of young leaders in fields like academia, business, and advocacy. In our first episode, we're talking to author and linguist Amanda Montell. Montell is working on shaping the future of the English language by taking a critical look at the history of some of the most demeaning words in its lexicon.


Pelosi vs. Trump; #MeTooVoter; Transgender Athletes

October 18, 2019 | Listen »

Pelosi vs Trump: Donald Trump takes aim at Nancy Pelosi, and the Speaker of the House fires back. #MeTooVoter: Inside the next step of the #MeToo movement. Transgender Athletes: The effects of testosterone in women's athletics.


Warren vs. Biden; LGBTQ & SCOTUS; Facial Recognition

October 11, 2019 | Listen »

Warren vs. Biden: Elizabeth Warren is running neck-and-neck with Joe Biden in the Democratic primary, while Tulsi Gabbard threatens to boycott the debates. LGBTQ & SCOTUS: The Supreme Court takes on cases involving possible discrimination at work against 2 gay men and a transgender woman. Facial Recognition: The possible racial bias in the software. PANEL: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC); Latifa Lyles, Patrice Onwuka, Ann Stone


Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden

October 04, 2019 | Listen »

Our Women Thought Leaders series continues with an interview with the Librarian of Congress, Dr. Carla Hayden. She tells us the library's priorities and the importance of having this institution. She also tells us about her activism about certain portions of the USA PATRIOT Act.

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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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Fetal Homicide Laws, Cohabitation & A Pioneering Female Veteran

November 08, 2019 Fetal Homicide Laws, Cohabitation & A Pioneering Female Veteran

This week on To The Contrary with Bonnie Erbe, our panelists discuss fetal homicide laws, cohabitation and marriage and pioneering Veteran, Linda Bray.

On the panel this week joining host Bonnie Erbe is: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, Rina Shah, Erin Matson, and Ann Stone.

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Most Powerful (White) Women Summit: Fortune's Failure to Diversity

November 04, 2019 Most Powerful (White) Women Summit: Fortune's Failure to Diversity

By Noel Gasca

Some of the most influential and innovative women in the world came together in Washington D.C. late last month during Fortune magazine’s annual Most Powerful Women Summit, which included notable speakers like American designer Tory Burch, Anita Hill, and even controversial figures like Kristjen Nielsen, the former United States Secretary of Homeland Security.

While most of the media coverage and conversation surrounding the summit was centered on Nielsen’s tense interview with Amna Nawaz, national correspondent for “PBS NewsHour”, perhaps it was too focused on Nielsen. Instead, maybe audience members and members of the press should have turned their attention towards questioning summit organizers about the lack of representation of women of color from the summit.

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