Power Up Women! The Podcast
Power Up Women! The Podcast

Anne Doyle and Dana Harvey in the Motor City Woman recording studio

POWER UP WOMEN! is a cross-generational, cross-cultural conversation about leadership, power, gender and social justice. Now in its third season, POWER UP WOMEN! is hosted by creator Anne Doyle and new co-host Dana Harvey. Listen here to the newest episodes and conversations from all three seasons. Or, subscribe to POWER UP WOMEN! wherever you get your podcasts.

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Podcast Episodes

The Equal Rights Amendment: How Long Must American Women Wait?

April 14, 2021

It has been 97 years since Suffragist Alice Paul first drafted the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, beginning the long and still unsuccessful fight for equal protection under the law for American women. Even today, the USA is the ONLY modern democrac that does not explicitly include protections against sex based discrimination in its Constitution. With more women, including women of color, elected to state and federal office, the ERA is once again gaining momentum. Columbia Law Professor Katherine Franke, who recently launched THE ERA PROJECT and Barbara Rodriguez, a journalist covering the renewed ERA push for The 19th clear up the misinformation and intentional disinformation about what the ERA would do and shed light on what it will take to finally get it passed, 



Power Lifting Your Way to Confidence & Health

April 5, 2021

Women's Body Building started growing in popularity in the late 1970s, but organized competitions to compare true "female muscularity" are still in their infancy.  One of the most prestigious of those titles is Ms. Olympia -- for the highest-ranking female body builder in the world.  Detroiter Andrea Shaw, the 2020 Ms. Olympia, didn't get into power lifting until college. Today, she is not only a champion, she is a sought-after personal trainer and an evangelist for women building confidence and health, as well as strength, through fitness.



Algorithmically Amplified: Combatting Disinformation

March 31, 2021

According to a recent study, false news reports are 70% more likely to be retweeted than factually accurate reports and they reach recipients six times faster. Willow Bay, former network TV news & sports journalist and now Dean of the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, talks with Anne Doyle about how to protect yourself and your organization from disinformation and misinformation. She highlights why people are susceptible to disinformation and the importance of being not only a conscious and critical consumer of content but an ethical creator as well.  Anne is a member of the Global Board of the International Women's Forum and also hosts IWF'S Game Changers podcast.  Each month she shares one of the interviews with an inspiring and influential IWF global leaders with POWER UP WOMEN listeners. 



Previous Episodes

Seasons 1 & 2 with Monica Doyle

Anne and Monica Doyle in the Motor City Woman recording studio

In Seasons 1 & 2 of POWER UP WOMEN! with Anne Doyle, Anne and her niece, Monica Doyle, explore women and power – what it looks like, why it's important and what we can all do to claim our power – individually and collectively. Listen to any of these great episodes below.

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