GIRL Talk

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Latest Episodes

Episode 018: Becoming a Writer with Maddy Dietz
July 02, 2020

In this episode we're talking about creative writing with Maddy Dietz. We've wanted to talk to Maddy for a while now - she's got some interests that we think a lot of listeners will identify with. She's a high school student but is taking college cours...

Episode 017: Justice, Hope, & Action
June 26, 2020

In this episode, we took time to hold some space for a conversation about what's going on in our community here in the Twin Cities in Minnesota. We checked in with our friend and former co-host Shanna to talk through what we've been experiencing,

Taking Action
June 04, 2020

Hi GIRL Talk listeners. As many of you know, Hannah and I both live in the Twin Cities in Minnesota, where there’s been a lot going on. George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, was murdered by police in Minneapolis on Monday, May 25th.

Episode 016: Finding Your Creative Outlet with Keziah Ojika
May 07, 2020

Right now when we're releasing this episode, we're in the midst of changing and challenging times. We recorded our conversation with Keziah Ojika before everything with the COVID-19 pandemic started, but we think you'll find it interesting and maybe a ...

Episode 015: Navigating Polarizing Conversations with Julia Burkstaller
April 02, 2020

Right now when we’re releasing this episode we’re in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, and things are changing around us all the time. We recorded it a while ago before this all started, but we think you’ll still find a lot that’s relevant to what’s...

Episode 014: Hair – Expectations, Identity, & Stereotypes
March 05, 2020

In this episode we’re talking about hair. Now, before you jump to any conclusions about this topic and maybe skip this episode because you’re not into talking about hair, we’re not talking tips and tricks for teasing the perfect curls or how to get out...

Episode 013: Designing, Building, & Leading – Careers in the Built Environment with Jessie Houlihan
February 06, 2020

This episode features Jessie Houlihan, who is the president of Stahl Construction in Minneapolis, MN. Jessie's passion for workplace culture development, education, empowering women, civil rights and social action,

Episode 012: What It Means To Be A Leader (Part II)
July 24, 2019

This episode is part two of our conversation with returning guest Khadra Mohamed about what it means to be a leader. In the first part we talked with Khadra about different leadership experiences and opportunities we've had throughout our lives so far,...

Episode 011: What It Means To Be a Leader (Part I)
July 10, 2019

This is part one of a two-part episode about what it means to be a leader with our friend and returning guest Khadra Mohamed. We talked with Khadra about different leadership experiences and opportunities we've had throughout our lives so far like work...

Episode 010: Talking About Race and Difference
June 26, 2019

This episode features a conversation with guest expert Karla Benson Rutten on how to talk about race and difference. - Karla works at Girl Scouts River Valleys as the Vice President of Community Engagement,