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Ellen Brazer Award winning author speaks with Lorna Owens about her new book So It Is Written.
Meticulously researched and controversial in scope and imagination, And So It Was Written travels to a time when a Third Temple is built and the Ark of the Covenant holding the Ten Commandments is found. The year is 132 CE, and the proclaimed Jewish Messiah, Bar Kokhba, has defeated the Roman army and rules Judea. As the Romans prepare to reclaim Israel, the book follows two sets of brothers-one Roman and one Jewish-whose friendships, hatreds, and lives intertwine. For characters you will dream about, And So It Was Written is the ultimate treat. You will smell the spices in the markets, see the blood on the battlefields, rage with the injustice of brother against brother. From triumph to defeat, this is a saga of courage, conquest, familial loyalty, honor and love-showing man at his best and his worst.
Join us on Critical Discourse this Saturday, March 28th, as we'll cover the following:
1) A continuation of last week's, sometimes heated discussion on the relevancy of labor unions, in light of Scott Walker's Right to Work legislation
2) The stunning Silicon Valley court decision, involving Ellen Pao, regarding her charges of gender discrimination and relatiation
3) Latest developments in the Middle East
4) Whatever is on your mind
This program is about an intimate quest, one that you might easier overlook for something bigger, grander, and more celebrated. My guest can understand why that might happen, which is why she’s on this quest to create a space for this very personal experience for herself and all those who stand in this space with her.
This program is about loss, grieving, remembering and honoring.
My guest tonight, Ellen Pearlman, has found a quest in writing about the loss of a best friend; quoting Harold Ivan Smith, author of Grieving the Death of a Friend, he writes, “The death of a friend is one of the most significant (and) unrecognized experiences of grief in American culture.”
Ellen is at the beginning of this journey and her way to honor, mourn, remember and reconcile is to invite others to participate in what she’s created - The Loss Project. So, if you’ve ever grieved the loss of a best friend, join us for this very personal and passionate program.
Ellen Pearlman is the co-author of Fast Forward, a book about the impact of the Internet published May 2000 by William Morrow. Ellen is currently President of her own consultancy specializing in media strategies and content development.
Ms. Pearlman has served as a board member for Cybergrrl, a site dedicated to transforming women’s lives through technology; strategic advisor to the Billion Minds Foundation, a worldwide non-profit organization dedicated to furthering global knowledge and innovation; chairwoman of the business advisory council of World Pulse, a social media enterprise covering global issues through women’s eyes; member of the advisory board of Care2.com, an online network for people who want to make a difference.
Joyce speaks with Ellen Matloff, geneticist, about her newest venture, MyGeneCounsel.
Ellen Matloff, MS, CGC is the President and CEO of My Gene Counsel. Ellen is the founder and former director of the Cancer Genetic Counseling Program at Yale School of Medicine and a lead plaintiff in the 2013 United States Supreme Court gene patent case. Ellen has authored more than 50 scientific publications in the field, is an established educator, lecturer and media spokesperson and has received national awards for her ongoing patient advocacy efforts.
She was the 2013 honoree of ArtBra New Haven for her work with hereditary breast cancer, and particularly for helping to challenge the validity of patenting the genes for breast cancer.
Ellen’s area of special interest is BRCA I and BRCA II mutations, which vastly increase the probability of a carrier developing breast and/or ovarian cancer. For the past 18 years, she has been dedicated to patient and provider issues in cancer genetic counseling, and the impact of genetic patents on patients and clinical practice.
Ellen was one of the lead plaintiffs in Association of Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, the landmark case before the U.S. Supreme Court, which challenged the validity of patenting naturally-occurring substances from the human body. Myriad Genetics had patented the BRCA I and II genes, and held the monopoly on testing. This effectively froze research, and made necessary testing unaffordable for many patients, leaving them to make huge decisions about their treatment without vital information. Ellen worked tirelessly for the interests of breast cancer patients and their families.
Mary Ellen and Elizabeth help the clients of Positive Touch Enterprises LLC to navigate the every changing waters of life.
In today's interview they share some of the tools they use:
and much much more
Check out their website to see how you can work with them when you find yourself in the white waters of life issues.
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It's the last week of Women's History Month and women are making history this week. In the Sports update, all your women athlete and team updates especially the road to the Women's Final Four. In Political News - HIllary's Emailgate continues to be front and center, while Carly Fiorina steps up the heat to announce her candidacy for the 2016 Republican Presidential Nominee and the only woman officially in the running for First Lady, Heidi Nelson Cruz. On the Business front, women entrepreneurs are the hot ticket this past week - Nanxiu Liu is Forbe's Self Made Woman spotlight and YouTube sensation Michelle Phan is launching her newest line ICON for teens, a modern day Oprah in the making? Lastly, we cover in detail the outcome of the most watched case in Silicon Valley, the gender discrimatination lawsuit against venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins and former employee, and current CEO of Reddit, Ellen Pao.
Get all your women headliners on the go on Power Lunch Radio, news talk radio for women in the news!
Internationally published, Penguin novelist, Ellen Airgood, sheds much insight into the creative process and influences that helped to forge her debut novel into an agent sponsored contract. South of Superior is available on brick and mortar book racks around the world. Listen in as she tells more on her unique take on life in rural America.
Host Cyrus Webb welcomes back author Mary Ellen Ciganovich to #ConversationsLIVE to discuss how she has been able to make significant changes in her own life and through her book HEALING WORDS she is helping others to do the same.
Healing Words, Life Lessons to Inspire with Mary Ellen Ciganovich
Author Mary Ellen Ciganovich is no stranger to life’s uncertainties. She has prevailed over two major illnesses, an abusive childhood, and the difficulties of single parenthood to become a whole and dynamic person. She shares that hard-won knowledge in her extraordinary book, Healing Words: Life Lessons to Inspire.
This collection of inspirational writings offers encouragement, rare insight, and words of wisdom to gently guide toward finding that bottomless well of strength that dwells within us all.
For more information visit: http://www.askmaryellen.com/
Join Prophetess Ellen Bynum Ministries Inc., NC live on Blog Talk Radio every Friday at 6:30 p.m. EST Starting March 20, 2015. We all will endure in this life time. Sometimes the journey can be so draining, stressful, uncomfortable, and many different questions about why me? What happens when you don't have the strength? Or maybe you can't see your way through your situation. Don't give up! Keep Pushing Yourself.
This evening, I will interview and play the music of vocalist Loide Jorge. Although she was born in France to her Mozambican mother and Guinea-Bissauan father, Loide grew up in California. Presently, she is residing in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. For the last ten years, she has shared her music in jazz clubs throughout the United States and Europe. At a tribute for Miriam Makeba in a jazz club in New York, she opened for Paul Simon. In addition, she has opened for the legendary Hugh Masekela and Oliver Mtukudzi. Loide cites Sarah Vaughn, Cesaria Evora and Miriam Makeba as some of her greatest musical influences, but she believes it is her African heritage that has provided her with a fresh musical perspective, a unique sound, and her native tongue. Join us this, evening at Jazz Notes where we are keeping jazz alive.
This evening I will interview and share the music of Integriti Reeves who is a Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area vocalist and composer. She attended Duke Ellington School of the Arts and Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University. Adding to her studies, she acquired a Master’s degree in Vocal Jazz Studies at Howard University. Integriti uses her gifts of diction, tone, and improvisation well in delivering a song. She states that her music occupies the genre of straight-forward/ modern jazz. In addition, she states that her original compositions reflect her roots in classical jazz, whilst incorporating the storytelling elements of folk and rock music. She has performed with Herbie Hancock, Ernie Andrews, Geri Allen, Eperanza Spaulding, Stevie Wonder, Terri Lynne Carrington, Liz Wright and Patrice Rushen. Join us this evening at Jazz Notes where Jazz lives!