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The Strong Women’s Club: Jewish women's stories, Jewish women entrepreneurs, Jewish women leaders, Jewish women in business, sports, and science

Join the Strong Women’s Club where Edie Berg interviews successful Jewish women who share the behind-the-scenes personal sides of their stories. Jewish women leaders whose life stories are fascinating, inspiring and will make you proud that you, too, are a member of The Strong Women’s Club. In the Strong Women’s Club, you will hear Jewish women talk about how they reached where they are today, and you will relate to their struggles, their small daily difficulties that sometimes feel insurmountable, and learn straight from one of our own members how they are able to reach their goals.
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Apr 6, 2016

Professor Meg Urry is the President of the American Astronomical Society, and was the Chair of the Physics Department at Yale from 2007 to 2013.
Professor Urry also actively works at increasing the number of women in the physical sciences.

We learn from Prof. Urry how sometimes it’s good to work stage-to-stage, step-by-step, towards your goals. She also talks about how being pregnant can be empowering!
And… Check out The Strong Women’s Mastermind!
Joining one of these groups will be no less than life-changing for anybody who is committed to the journey. Plus, you’ll have a group of women you can lean on and trust from all over the world.

Get more info and check out the introductory offer at www.thestrongwomensclub.com/mastermind

Thank you for listening!

Have a really great day,
And stay strong!
Edie

Mar 30, 2016

Brittney Hogan built her business Virago Fitness one tank top at a time after her newlywed husband was killed as a marine in Afghanistan. Fitness saved her from her depression and drinking. Now Brittney's mission is to promote the use of fitness to cope with life's uncontrollable changes and inspire post-traumatic growth.

Check out her site at www.virago-fitness.com

And we have masterminds!!!

Read a bit more about our program at www.thestrongwomensclub.com/mastermind

Thank you for joining us,

Have a really great day,

and Stay Strong!!

Edie

Mar 23, 2016

We have Strong Women’s Masterminds!! Listen to the end of today’s show to get more details. And you can go to http://www.thestrongwomensclub.com/mastermind to get more information.

Today’s guest is Dr. Alyson McGregor, and Associate Professor at Brown University, who teaches us about the difference between the terms sex and gender, and how they need to be handled differently in emergency rooms and in treating women in general. Alyson is an Acute Care specialist. You can see her and learn more about the differences when treating men and women in her TED talk entitled: “Why Medicine Often Has Dangerous Side Effects for Women”.

Join us on our FaceBook group, in our Strong Women’s Mastermind, and on the website http://www.thestrongwomensclub.com

Have a really great day,
And Stay Strong!
Edie

Mar 16, 2016

Strong Women in Israel!
In this episode Hilla Ovil Brenner talks about how:
• It’s important not to stay out of the game too long
• You should network with women who have the same mindset as you
• She founded Google Campus TLV for Moms
• Things will take longer than you think, so don’t get discouraged
• Investors need you just as much as you need them!

Thank you so much for listening and being part of the Strong Women’s Club!
Check us out at http://www.thestrongwomensclub.com/
Have a really great day and stay strong!!
Edie

Mar 9, 2016

Lina Khalifeh is from Jordan, and she is the Founder of SheFighter " A Self-Defense Studio for women in the Middle East". She has started her studio because of the high rate of violence against women in society and the region. She found the one real solution to violence against women is training women Self-Defense in order to protect themselves.

Lina has won first place at Women in Business that was held at the United Nations in Geneva, and she was mentioned by President Barack Obama during his speech at the White House in 2015.

Lina’s website: www.shefighter.com

Come on over to http://www.thestrongwomensclub.com/ , get your free copy of “Strong Women Say”, and stay up to date with what we’re talking about.

Have a great day,
and Stay Strong!!
Edie

Mar 2, 2016

Christmas Abbott has broken down numerous barriers as one of the first women in NASCAR, a spearhead in the fitness community, a fearlessly authentic model, a National Best Selling author, and an inspirational figure to all.
You can find out more about her at www.christmasabbott.com

Come on over to http://www.thestrongwomensclub.com/ and sign up to get your freebie, and join our club!

Can’t wait to meet you,

Have a great day,
and Stay Strong!
Edie

Feb 24, 2016

Rabbi Susan Silverman is an activist, teacher, and an author.
Susan is one of the brave women involved in WOW: Women of the Wall, where she was famously arrested.

Susan has five children, three daughters, two sons. Both sons were adopted from Ethiopia.

Susan has three sisters, two of which are famous comediennes, Laura and Sarah. Susan’s husband, Yosef Abramowitz is also very well known here in Israel as a human rights activist, a three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee, and a global social entrepreneur who was the first to commercially harvest solar energy in Israel
In this episode you will hear Susan speak about her work with the African refugees in Israel, about her home life growing up, and about how she thinks you should just adopt.

The links mentioned in today’s show:

The Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI)
Hotline for Refugees and Migrants
Jerusalem African Community Center (JACC)
Just Adopt
Book: Casting Lots: Creating a Family in a Beautiful, Broken World
STUCK by Both Ends Burning

Thank you for listening today, I very much appreciate you!
Join the Club at http://www.thestrongwomensclub.com/

Have a great day,
And Stay Strong!!

Feb 17, 2016

Today’s guest on the podcast: Dr. Afaf Meleis, internationally renowned nurse scientist and medical sociologist. She talks to us about some of her major life decisions and how they have enabled her to have such a large impact on the world.

Dr. Meleis’s writings and research have had an impact on advancing nursing knowledge in global health and women’s health. Much of her life’s work has been dedicated to uncovering the experiences and the voices of vulnerable women.

Afaf Meleis knew from a young age that she wanted to change and improve the world, and her journey has been driven by this throughout her life, both personally and professionally. If you are able to adopt one message from today’s podcast it should be:

Allow for serendipity in your life, so that you can take advantage of opportunities that occur.

Thank you for listening today!

Come sign up to be a member of The Strong Women’s Club at http://www.thestrongwomensclub.com/

Have a great day and stay strong!
Edie

Feb 10, 2016

Sonia Hunt is the President of Neyya, a new wearables technology company based out of San Francisco, CA.

Sonia is also the Executive Producer of a digital lifestyle brand that is focused on helping people with dietary restrictions, food issues and food allergies to ‘Stay Safe, Live Healthy and Eat Well’.

You can see Sonia’s TEDx talk here: Stay Safe, Live Healthy and Eat Well with Food Allergies

The beautiful wearable smart ring is here: http://www.myneyya.com

And Sonia’s personal website is here: http://soniahunt.com

Thanks for being part of The Strong Women’s Club!
Come see what else we have at http://www.thestrongwomensclub.com/

Have a great day,
and stay strong!

Feb 3, 2016

Renée Hlozek is a Cosmologist. She is a Professor of Astronomy at the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Toronto. Her research focuses on theoretical cosmology and statistical methods in cosmology.

Renee is a TED Senior Fellow.
Here is a link to Renee’s TEDx talk: Cosmology: Discovering the Unknown

Our conversation centers around Renee’s work, what scientists actually look like, and troubles many women have in male-dominated workplaces.

You can find Renee Hlozek at http://reneehlozek.moonfruit.com

Jan 27, 2016

Felicity Aston is the first and only woman in the world to ski across Antarctica alone.
And now she wants to invite you to go on an expedition to the North Pole in 2017!

Need more info?

It’s all in the podcast, plus:

• How to be mentally strong
• How being stubborn is a great characteristic
• How you should make daily progress, no matter how small

Come join the discussion in our Facebook Group!!

Have a great day,
And Stay Strong!
Edie


www.felicityaston.com
https://twitter.com/felicity_aston
http://www.felicityaston.co.uk

Jan 20, 2016

Dr. Sheila Ochugboju was born to a community of strong women in Nigeria.

In this episode you will hear:
• How you must embrace any opportunity you are give fully!!
• How you should not fear your own power!
• How you do not have to be an expert to do high-level things!

From the ages 5-9 Sheila was raised by the community, while her parents were overseas studying and working. Sheila then joined her mother in England… HUGE culture shock!!
But, she did, and did it fabulously!
Sheila studied Biochemistry in London University, completed her Ph.D research at age 25 and went on to study Baculoviruses as a Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Oxford University.

Sheila launched TEDx Nairobi, is a senior TED fellow, and is now a science communicator, and works for the United Nations Settlements Programme – UN-Habitat, coordinating the Global State Of Urban Youth Report (GSUYR).

You can find Sheila’s TED Fellow bio here:
http://www.ted.com/profiles/133411/fellow


Sheila at the Training Center in Communication here:
http://www.tcc-africa.org/tcc/index.php/61-dr-sheila-kaka-ochugboju

Jan 13, 2016

Sally Becker saved many children’s lives in the Balkan war.
That’s the short story, which she tells humbly and inspiringly on today’s show.

Sally Says:
“You never know what you’re capable of until you give yourself a chance”

Sally writes about her experiences in her book: Sunflowers and Snipers: Saving Children in the Balkan War.
Sally is an artist and writer, lives in the south east of England with her daughter.
Her work rescuing innocent victims of war has been recognised with many awards, including:
• The Unsung Heroes Award
• The Ross McWhirter Award for Bravery
• The Variety Club Award
• Woman of the Year, Blue Drop Group Sicily

Sally is a Goodwill Ambassador for Children of Peace, a non-partisan charity dedicated to building friendship, trust and reconciliation between Israeli and Palestinian children.
Sally featured in the 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony, carrying the Olympic Flag with a host of other dignitaries.

Sally’s websites:
www.sallybecker.co.uk
www.roadtopeace.org.uk

Jan 6, 2016

Shannon Moss is a well-known journalist,and was a TV news anchor in Maine for 6 years, and in TV in Maine for 15 years.

Shannon is involved in all sorts of projects, she is now the owner of Code Gratitude, a company dedicated to showing appreciation to those who serve us every day by offering special deals and discounts from local businesses. CodeGratitude.com connects supportive businesses with the men and women in Law enforcement, Fire, EMS and Military.

You can find Shannon at: CodeGratitude.com

If you enjoyed today’s episode, come on over to http://www.thestrongwomensclub.com/, and join our Strong Women’s Club!

Thank you again,
Have a great day,
and Stay Strong!

Edie

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