Powering Up! with Anne Doyle
Barbara McQuade: Making America A More Just Place

Barbara McQuade: Making America A More Just Place

October 6, 2020

Barbara McQuade, a trailblazing U.S. District Attorney, University of Michigan Law Professor and respected national voice for justice and equality under the law -- FOR ALL, shares her thoughts on  the legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the injustice of Breonna Taylor's death, calls for defunding the police and the leadership challenge of bringing calm to chaos. 

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Fresh Thinking on Work Life Integration

Fresh Thinking on Work Life Integration

September 23, 2020

By now, most women laugh at the old trope, Work/Life Balance. There's no such thing!  But integrating work you love with a fulfilling personal life is definitely achievable.  The COVID-19 pandemic has created a whole new world for parents who have suddenly found their work, life and even children's school worlds jumbled together in ways neither they nor employers imagined possible.  Emily A. Hay, founder of Hay There Social Media, mother of two young daughters and a leading voice for the Work/Life Integration Movement, shares what she's learned on the front lines of so many women's never-ending quest for "Having it All." 

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Horses and Humans: The Magical Connection

Horses and Humans: The Magical Connection

September 9, 2020

What is it about horses that continues to fascinate humans? Their beauty, power, grace, speed and even delicious smell (addictive for all true horse lovers!) are just the beginning. New research confirms that equine energy fields have a powerful, calming effect -- if you are listening. That's why equine-facilitated learning is the next frontier for experiential team and leadership learning.  Guest Maureen Moons, CEO & Founder of Michigan's Courses with Horses, explains the magic and how to tap into true "Horse Power." 

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Rock Your Profits by Accessing Your Inner Witch

Rock Your Profits by Accessing Your Inner Witch

August 25, 2020

California business and life coach Julie Foucht, founder of The Art of Feminine Marketing, shares her "wildly different" approach to teaching women how to access the power of our "inner witch" to achieve the life goals, financial resources and personal joy that will set us free. Guest co-host Mary Doyle, artist-in-residence and owner of the Crane's Landing Airbnb in Gainesville, brings her generational and gender lens to this fascinating conversation that takes a walk on the wide. 

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Sybil Morial: From Jim Crow to Political Empowerment

Sybil Morial: From Jim Crow to Political Empowerment

August 15, 2020

From the American Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 60s to this summer's Black Lives Matter street demonstrations, the fight for equality and justice for all in the USA has arrived at another pivotal moment.  Legendary Louisiana leader Sybil Hydel Morial, a Civil Rights activist, educator and author of Witness to Change: From Jim Crow to Political Empowerment, has been in the fight every step of the way. And she's not done yet!

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Protecting Africa’s Exotic Animals

Protecting Africa’s Exotic Animals

July 29, 2020

If the Tiger King documentary about Joe Exotic and similar private zoo collectors of "big cats" left you feeling a little sick at heart, then here's a way you can help protect spectacular African animals.  Anne Marie Gattari spent five weeks volunteering at the Siyafunda Endangered Species Reserve in NE South Africa.  If learning what the roar of lions in the night really sounds like or spending hours observing elephants up close while being hot, dusty and busy is your idea of fun, then this episode is for you!  

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Emerging Sports Transforming Girls Lives

Emerging Sports Transforming Girls Lives

July 14, 2020

Two of the fastest growing sports in the world for girls and women are the emerging sports of Rugby and Wrestling.  Anne talks with elite athletes Sally Roberts, founder of Wrestle LIke A Girl, Inc,  and Erin Kennedy, co-founder of Girls Rugby, Inc -- both alums of the prestigious WABN (Women Athletes Business Network) of the International Women's Forum -- who are leading the charge because they understand the power of sports to transform even troubled girls into leaders. 

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The Poisoned City: Flint’s Water and the American Urban Tragedy

The Poisoned City: Flint’s Water and the American Urban Tragedy

June 23, 2020

A fascinating conversation with investigative journalist Anna Clark, author of the definitive book on the lead contamination crisis that poisoned the water in Flint, Michigan. Clark's powerful storytelling skills reveal the structural racism entwined with this perfect storm and brings to life the courageous citizens who rose up to fight for their lives against city, state and federal government officials who insisted their coffee-colored water was "perfectly safe." 

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Never Underestimate a Refugee Child

Never Underestimate a Refugee Child

June 11, 2020

Born into the Cambodian Civil War that wiped out 25% of her country's population, Thear Sy Suzuki spent her early childhood in refugee work camps. Miraculously, her parents managed to save all of their children and escape. How did a child who arrived in the U.S. at age eight, speaking no English, rise to become a top executive with global consulting firm Ernst & Young, advising Fortune 500 companies?  A wife and mother of four sons and a community activist serving on multiple boards that lift others?  Thear shares her remarkable story of survival, resilience and leadership, as well as her perspective on the emerging power and influence of the Millennial and Gen Z generations.  

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Millennials Coping with Covid

Millennials Coping with Covid

May 19, 2020

Millennials became the largest generation in the workforce, at the beginning of 2020.  But as the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the economy, Millennials were hit hard.  As young workers just beginning their careers, they were some of the first to lose their jobs and less likely to have a savings "safety net" than more seasoned workers.  Plus, many are earning entry-level pay while carrying heavy debt from school loans.  As the big sister in a family of seven children, I have an abundance of Millennial nieces and nephews, in addition to my own son.  So how are they doing? I asked four of them.  

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