With millions of Israelis casting their ballots to determine their country's next Prime Minister, we SPOTLIGHT Rabbi Amy Joy Small, a nationally known, highly respected rabbi, teacher and Jewish community leader with over 25 years of experience. Rabbi Small is passionate about making Jewish learning meaningful for all ages. Rabbi Small co-chairs the Rabbinic Cabinet of J Street: for Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace Americans, and has been extensively involved in interfaith Middle East peace efforts, as a leader in the National Interreligious Initiative for Peace in the Middle East (NILI) and a co-teacher of “Building Abrahamic Partnerships” at the Hartford Seminary. She has served in leadership for Religions for Peace, USA. Media experience includes: New Jersey Jewish News, Jewish Telegraphic Agency.
The Family and Medical Insurance Leave (FAMILY) Act is being introduced to Congress this week by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Representative Rosa DeLauro. To discuss its implications, we FEATURE Ruby Bright, the executive director and chief administrative officer of the Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis (WFGM). The vision of the Women’s Foundation is economic self-sufficiency for women and children. As executive director, Bright is working to expand that vision by increasing awareness of the issues of women and children through collaboration. Extensive media experience.
Civil Rights Lawyer, Public Policy Advocate, Former Senior Policy Advisor for Hillary Clinton
For interviews on Loretta Lynch's confirmation.
To discuss why Loretta Lynch's attorney general confirmation hearing is being held up in the Senate, we feature Maya Harris, a Senior Fellow at American Progress and a visiting scholar at Harvard Law School, with a focus on promoting policies that strengthen the U.S. economy and democracy through greater inclusion of women and people of color. An accomplished attorney, public policy advocate, and philanthropic leader, Harris is an innovative voice in global efforts to expand equal opportunity, strengthen democracy, and protect civil and human rights. Media includes: MSNBC, CNN, Andrea Mitchell Reports.
As Ellen Pao's suit against Kleiner Perkins continues, we feature Kate Mueting, Senior Litigation Counsel for Sanford Heisler LLP. Kate represents women in gender, pregnancy, and caregiver discrimination claims including a class of approximately 9,000 women in their claims of gender and pregnancy discrimination against KPMG, a Big Four accounting firm. She also speaks and writes regularly on issues of gender discrimination for Shattering the Ceiling, a blog on women and work and for various trade publications. Media includes: Human Resources Executive Online, Fierce Pharma.
Happiness & Wellness Expert, Life Coach, Author, Motivational Speaker
Carol Whitaker, LLC
For interviews on International Day of Happiness.
Friday March 20 is the United Nation's International Day of Happiness. To comment on the importance of happiness in our lives, we feature Carol Whitaker, a successful entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and a thriving author of the groundbreaking book Ridiculously Happy! The Secret to Manifesting the Life & Body of Your Dreams. As a highly sought-after keynote motivational speaker and happiness & wellness media expert she is the go-to person for all aspects of becoming the best you can be. She brings innovation, energy and a genuine insight to all her endeavors that yield exceptional results. Media includes: KUTV2 News, ABC4 Good Things Utah, Boomer Talk Radio, DrLaura.com.
Areas of Expertise: Activism and advocacy, Addiction/Drugs, Climate change, Criminal justice, Environment, Feminism, Guns, Hate crimes, Homelessness, Housing, Intersectionality, Law, LGBTQIA, Politics, Race and ethnicity, Religion, Reproductive health, Science and Technology, Social justice, Spirituality, Sports, Tax, Transport, Women and Politics, Women's leadership