Drug Education and Avoiding Addiction with Virginia Guy
Girls Can Podcast
by Grace Swain
4M ago
On this episode of the Girls Can Podcast, Grace Swain talks with Ms. Virginia Guy, Executive Director of the Drug Education Council. Ms. Guy has dedicated her life to preventing teen and young adult use of alcohol, tobacco, vaping, and other drugs by providing quality education, intervention, and recovery support programs. Grace explores how she got started in her career and how she and her organization positively impacts the Mobile and Baldwin County communities. They also talk about the opioid and fentanyl epidemics, how these horrible drugs have affected her job, vaping, and why it is ..read more
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Lawyer Up: Becoming a Successful Lawyer with Lisa Darnley Cooper
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by Grace Swain
4M ago
Lisa Darnley Cooper is an experienced attorney at Hand Arendall Harrison Sale, and on this episode, she speaks with Grace Swain to give advice and guidance to young women looking to enter the world of law.  One thing that I've always heard people will say is, "Oh, he or she likes to argue." You'd be a great lawyer. I don't like to argue. I'm not a combative person, so that doesn't always ring true. The most important thing is that you can think critically, persuade, and advocate your position. And you have to have Grit. Be able to persevere when you have a challenge, have staying power, b ..read more
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Leading By Listening with Susan Boudreau
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by Grace Swain
4M ago
On this episode, Grace Swain has a candid and lively discussion with Mrs. Susan Boudreau, the president of Mobile Infirmary since 2015, where she also served as the chief operating officer and Vice President of Oncology. Mrs. Boudreau will share her advice for young women on how to get started in a healthcare career, leading with confidence, the benefits of hard work, the importance of listening, and learning to enjoy life's small things. Susan Boudreau Says: Work hard and be honest. But I will tell you, if people like you, you're better able to accomplish what you want because you accomplish ..read more
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Talking Politics and Pant Suits with Senator Vivian Davis Figures
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by Grace Swain
4M ago
On this new episode of the Girls Can Podcast, Grace Swain takes over the hosting seat for the first time from her sisters and she is excited to introduce you to our distinguished guest, Senator Vivian Davis Figures. Senator Figures is a member of the Alabama Senate, representing the 33rd District in Mobile County since 2008. She became the first African-American woman to become the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate. She was elected to serve as a minority leader in the Alabama Senate for 2013 and 14, making her the first woman to serve as a minority leader in either House. Senator Figures ..read more
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Cooking With Confidence with Lemon Baby
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by Abigail Swain
4M ago
In the studio, Abigail talks with Amanda Gibson, a food writer who shares her yummy recipes with the world on her blog "Lemon Baby." Amanda shares her experiences in the culinary world and gives advice on writing with a "voice" and preparing a meal on any budget and in any kitchen.   Resources: Amanda Gibson  -  Instagram  |   Facebook Lemon Baby Food Blog    Girls Can is a podcast created to help educate and inform young omen throughout the world. Our shows will discuss many issues, skills, and lessons that affect the lives of young women. We ..read more
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Lorena Díaz Quijano: Transforming E-Commerce
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by Elizabeth Swain
4M ago
On this episode, Elizabeth and Abigail talk with Lorena Díaz Quijano, an expert in Digital Transformation and Business and one of the top e-commerce marketers in the world. Lorena teaches over 300,000 students, speaks five languages, and she's going to share with us today the huge opportunities in the e-commerce world. Enjoy!   Resources: Lorena Diaz Quijano  -  Vital Voices  |  LinkedIn     Girls Can is a podcast created to help educate and inform young omen throughout the world. Our shows will discuss many issues, skills, and lessons that affect the li ..read more
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Ep.14: Forging Individual Connections
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by Girls Can Podcast
4M ago
Today in the studio Abigail and Grace chat with Aayran Morrison, the winner of the 2018 National Scholarship program, Distinguished Young Women.  In this episode, Aayran shares her high school and college experiences, leadership lessons, and the memories she made at DYW 2018. Resources: Distinguished Young Women Aaryan Morrison   Girls Can is a podcast created to help educate and inform young omen throughout the world. Our shows will discuss many issues, skills, and lessons that affect the lives of young women. We plan to interview professional women in our community to learn fr ..read more
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Ep.13 - Enen Yu: 10,000 Hours and Women In Music
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by Girls Can Podcast
4M ago
In this episode, Abigail interviews Enen Yu, a professional violinist, and co-concert master of the Mobile Symphony. Ms. Yu discusses her journey from a violin student in China to a woman in professional music. She also gives us a glimpse of what it takes to be a world-class musician, moving across the globe to a new home, and what inspires her. Resources:  Enen Yu - Forty Under Forty Mobile Symphony   Girls Can is a podcast created to help educate and inform young omen throughout the world. Our shows will discuss many issues, skills, and lessons that affect the lives of yo ..read more
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Ep.12 - Barbara Leigh: A Healthy Mental State
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by Girls Can Podcast
4M ago
Brooke and Grace Swain interview Barbara Leigh, a professional counselor at Altapointe Health and member of the American Counseling Association. Ms. Leigh discusses the importance of mental health in young women and how to maintain a healthy mental state.   Resources: AltaPointe Health - altapointe.org Barbara Leigh - Website  Girls Can is a podcast created to help educate and inform young omen throughout the world. Our shows will discuss many issues, skills, and lessons that affect the lives of young women. We plan to interview professional women in our community to learn from ..read more
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Ep.10 - Dr. Mary Townsley: Women in STEM
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by Girls Can Podcast
4M ago
In this episode, Brooke and Grace Swain interview Dr. Mary Townsley, associate dean of the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and an active leader in the American Heart Association and American Thoracic Society. Dr. Townsley gives insight into the life of a woman in STEM while sharing her experience as both student and teacher of the scientific field. Plus, she shares some habits, skills, and advice to excel in advanced science and medical studies. Resources: Dr. Mary Townsley - LinkedIn University of South Alabama College of Medicine - Website Girls Can is a podcast created ..read more
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