Women are Shaping Local Policy on Covid-19 and Racial Justice
Women Are: Fort Wayne
by Stephanie Gottesman
3y ago
When Councilwoman Chambers was last on Women Are: Fort Wayne back in Season 1, she was still running for office. In January, she and Councilwoman Sharon Tucker made Fort Wayne history by becoming the first two African-American women to serve on our City Council, and Councilwoman Chambers is the first to hold an At-Large position. In the first part of the interview, Chambers shares her experience winning the election and beginning 2020 with a lot of hope and excitement. The first major hurdle of 2020 was the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. Chambers shares how the pandemic affected her work ..read more
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Women are Shaping Local Policy on Covid-19 and Racial Justice
Women Are: Fort Wayne
by Stephanie Gottesman
3y ago
When Councilwoman Chambers was last on Women Are: Fort Wayne back in Season 1, she was still running for office. In January, she and Councilwoman Sharon Tucker made Fort Wayne history by becoming the first two African-American women to serve on our City Council, and Councilwoman Chambers is the first to hold an At-Large position. In the first part of the interview, Chambers shares her experience winning the election and beginning 2020 with a lot of hope and excitement. The first major hurdle of 2020 was the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. Chambers shares how the pandemic affected her work ..read more
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Women are Moving What Matters: The Allen County Women and Girls Study
Women Are: Fort Wayne
by Stephanie Gottesman
3y ago
As the Vice President of Philanthropic Services for the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne, Alison is responsible for collaborating with people on their personal philanthropy, developing and implementing strategies for growth and helping elevate philanthropy throughout the community. For the last two years, she’s been working to complete the first study on women and girls in Allen County since the early 70’s. Our community has never has a Women’s Fund, and the steering committee decided early on that a study was necessary to guide the direction the Women’s Fund would take. In the first ..read more
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Women are Shaping Local Policy on Covid-19 and Racial Justice
Women Are: Fort Wayne
by Stephanie Gottesman
3y ago
When Councilwoman Chambers was last on Women Are: Fort Wayne back in Season 1, she was still running for office. In January, she and Councilwoman Sharon Tucker made Fort Wayne history by becoming the first two African-American women to serve on our City Council, and Councilwoman Chambers is the first to hold an At-Large position. In the first part of the interview, Chambers shares her experience winning the election and beginning 2020 with a lot of hope and excitement. The first major hurdle of 2020 was the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. Chambers shares how the pandemic affected her work ..read more
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Women are Moving What Matters: The Allen County Women and Girls Study
Women Are: Fort Wayne
by Stephanie Gottesman
3y ago
As the Vice President of Philanthropic Services for the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne, Alison is responsible for collaborating with people on their personal philanthropy, developing and implementing strategies for growth and helping elevate philanthropy throughout the community. For the last two years, she’s been working to complete the first study on women and girls in Allen County since the early 70’s. Our community has never has a Women’s Fund, and the steering committee decided early on that a study was necessary to guide the direction the Women’s Fund would take. In the first ..read more
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Women Are Supporting Our Transgender Sisters
Women Are: Fort Wayne
by Stephanie Gottesman
3y ago
Stephanie Gottesman is joined by two women with direct experiences around transgender issues. Amanda Grimes shares her story of growing up transgender in Northeast Indiana and becoming an advocate for the transgender community. She created two support groups at 3Rivers Wellness and is working on forming a Fort Wayne LGBTQ Resource Center. Jenna Shock, a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner at Cameron Psychiatry, works with transgender clients and is the parent of a transgender teen. CW: This episode talks about some challenging topics, including transgender discrimination, suicidal ide ..read more
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Women are Moving What Matters: The Allen County Women and Girls Study
Women Are: Fort Wayne
by Stephanie Gottesman
3y ago
As the Vice President of Philanthropic Services for the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne, Alison is responsible for collaborating with people on their personal philanthropy, developing and implementing strategies for growth and helping elevate philanthropy throughout the community. For the last two years, she’s been working to complete the first study on women and girls in Allen County since the early 70’s. Our community has never has a Women’s Fund, and the steering committee decided early on that a study was necessary to guide the direction the Women’s Fund would take. In the first ..read more
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Women Are Supporting Our Transgender Sisters
Women Are: Fort Wayne
by Stephanie Gottesman
3y ago
Stephanie Gottesman is joined by two women with direct experiences around transgender issues. Amanda Grimes shares her story of growing up transgender in Northeast Indiana and becoming an advocate for the transgender community. She created two support groups at 3Rivers Wellness and is working on forming a Fort Wayne LGBTQ Resource Center. Jenna Shock, a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner at Cameron Psychiatry, works with transgender clients and is the parent of a transgender teen. CW: This episode talks about some challenging topics, including transgender discrimination, suicidal ide ..read more
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Women are Coping with COVID-19
Women Are: Fort Wayne
by Stephanie Gottesman
3y ago
Stephanie Gottesman seeks answers on all her questions about the novel coronavirus by interviewing Erika Pitcher from the Allen County Department of Health, Nicki Meier, who is recovering from having COVID-19, and Jenna Shock, a mental health professional. Is it Blursday yet? I mean, really, does anyone else feel like one day just rolls right into the next? Most of us can connect to the feeling that living through this pandemic has become a blur of uncertainty and tedium. COVID-land is a real place and some parts of it aren’t just a little uncomfortable, they are downright tragic and heartbrea ..read more
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Women Are Supporting Our Transgender Sisters
Women Are: Fort Wayne
by Stephanie Gottesman
3y ago
Stephanie Gottesman is joined by two women with direct experiences around transgender issues. Amanda Grimes shares her story of growing up transgender in Northeast Indiana and becoming an advocate for the transgender community. She created two support groups at 3Rivers Wellness and is working on forming a Fort Wayne LGBTQ Resource Center. Jenna Shock, a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner at Cameron Psychiatry, works with transgender clients and is the parent of a transgender teen. CW: This episode talks about some challenging topics, including transgender discrimination, suicidal ide ..read more
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