Posts in Podcast
12: Aging Parents

When it comes to caring for aging parents, women — daughters, especially — are twice as likely as men to take on the responsibility (both physically/emotionally and financially). In this episode, Amber sits down with the Executive Director of Family Caregiver Alliance, Kathleen Kelly, to talk about the role and life of a female caregiver.

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10: Labor Day

After the premature birth of her son, Amber struggled to come to terms with the aftermath of her time in the NICU. She turned to books to help and stumbled across Labor Day: True Birth Stories by Today's Best Women Writers. Sarah A. Strickley’s essay stood out. On this episode of The Tote + Pears podcast, Amber speaks with Sarah about the moving story that inspired the piece.

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6: Views on Feminism

Women of color have a complex relationship with feminism — understanding how their multiple identities intersect increases a brand’s ability to connect with them. On this episode, Amber brings together three women of color to explore what happens when gender, race and culture collide — and why brands/marketers should care.

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4: Motherhood and Race

Amber talks about motherhood and race with Anthonia Akitunde, founder and editor-in-chief of Mater Mea, a website that tells the stories of black women at the intersection of motherhood and career. From misconceptions to misrepresentations—Amber and Anthonia discuss how these factors might affect the way a business constructs its messaging.

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