The climate crisis, rape culture, the wall—we think the patriarchy has done enough. Introducing “When Feminists Rule the World”, a new podcast series from the Nobel Women’s Initiative and producing partner Mediastyle. Hosted by Nicaraguan-born comedian, Martha Chaves, we’re talking to badass feminist changemakers around the world about the future they are creating. It shouldn’t be groundbreaking. But it is.
Episodes drop on Wednesdays at 10AM EST.
In our premiere season host Martha Chaves talks to a number of remarkable women changemakers on a range of issues, from bodily autonomy to the climate crisis, decolonizing leadership to the border wall. Oh yeah, and we even learn the secret to peace in the Middle East (spoiler alert—it's women). Click below to listen and learn more about each of these episodes and the bad ass activists who populate them. Our feminist future is bright af.
Martha Chaves is a Nicaraguan-Canadian award-winning comedian, actress, activist and playwright. She is a regular in the comedy circuits in Canada, the United States and Latin America, has performed at Just for Laughs, on CBC Radio, and was voted Standup Comic of the Year at the 2017 Canadian Comedy Awards. She is a fierce human rights advocate, using humour to challenge the status quo in four different languages. She also happens to be funny as hell.
The Nobel Women’s Initiative uses the prestige of the Nobel Peace Prize and six courageous women peace laureates—Mairead Maguire, Rigoberta Menchú Tum, Jody Williams, Shirin Ebadi, Tawakkol Karman, and Leymah Gbowee—to magnify the power and visibility of women working in countries around the world for peace, justice and equality. movements around the world.
MediaStyle is a progressive communications firm based in Ottawa, on unceded Algonquin territory. We do some of the things you would expect from folks like us, like communications strategies and click-able, share-able tactics. But what makes us different is how we approach our work with empathy and thoughtfulness, focusing on hospitality and smart solutions to complex problems.