Rest In Peace

We’re friends, right? I’m assuming that’s why you’re here. SO, GOOD… Because if we were friends catching up on a Wednesday afternoon, then I’d tell you I had an epiphany this weekend. I’d tell you (but most likely you’d already know) that I’ve been super hard on myself over the last few months feeling like a failure at LIFE, WORK, “MOMMYING,” “WIFING,” “WOMANING,” “FRIENDING,” “ACTIVIST-ING,” PODCASTING, [...]

UNTAMED 013: On Periods + Biological Anthropology with Dr. Kathryn Clancy

Welcome to Episode 13 of the Untamed Podcast with Dr. Kathryn Clancy. Dr. Kathryn Clancy is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Illinois, with additional affiliations in the Program for Evolution, Ecology, and Conservation, the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science & Technology, and Women and Gender in Global Perspectives. Dr. Clancy’s research integrates life history, evolutionary [...]

UNTAMED 012: On Shadow Diving + Owning Your Truth with L’Erin Alta

Welcome to Episode 12 of the Untamed Podcast with guest L’Erin Alta. L’Erin Alta is a soul guide, shadow diver and spiritual teacher known for burning down the stale, fluffy, boring “self-help” formulas and helping women ignite true personal liberation. Her workshops, retreats and 1-on-1 intensives have been called, “transformation temples for unruly, soulful women”. She [...]

UNTAMED 011: On Perseverance + Pretty Big Movement with Akira Armstrong

Welcome to Episode 11 of the Untamed Podcast with guest Akira Armstrong, Founder and CEO of Pretty Big Movement. Akira Armstrong began her intensive dance, drama and vocal training at age 8 at Mind Builders Creative Arts Center; Bronx, New York. She was hand-picked to participate in a high level merit program and is also a former student of the Alvin Ailey School.Following her graduation from professional [...]

UNTAMED 010: On Liberation + Trans Women of Color with Lourdes Ashley Hunter

Welcome to Episode 10 of the Untamed Podcast with guest Lourdes Hunter. Lourdes Ashley Hunter is originally from Detroit, Michigan.  She’s been a catalyst for change having led grass roots initiatives that impact the socio-economic growth and development of communities disproportionately impacted by state sanctioned violence for over 20 years.  Lourdes is a healer, curator, orator and academic.  Most noted is [...]

UNTAMED 009: On Physical Disability + Sitting Pretty with Lolo

Welcome to Episode 9 of the Untamed Podcast with guest Lolo. Lolo, is a disability lifestyle influencer and vlogger with her own YouTube channel titled “Sitting Pretty.” Sitting Pretty is a series Lolo created to showcase her life as a physically disabled woman in a wheelchair. Her vlogs feature a range of topics from disability fashion tutorials, everyday challenges dealing with society, dating, and her new [...]

UNTAMED 008: On Motherhood + 4th Trimester Bodies with Ashlee Dean Wells

Thanks for checking out Episode 8 of the Untamed Podcast with guest Ashlee Dean Wells. Ashlee Dean Wells is an internationally acclaimed photographer, published author, producer, feminist and storyteller currently calling Chicago home. Mama to Xavier (11) and identical twin daughter’s Nova (4) and Aurora (stillborn due to Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome); she is also an advocate for visibility in [...]

UNTAMED 007: On Body Size + Fatphobia as Bigotry with Virgie Tovar

Welcome back to Episode 7 of the Untamed Podcast with guest Virgie Tovar. Virgie is an author, activist and one of the nation’s leading experts and lecturers on fat discrimination and body image. She is the founder of Babecamp, a 4-week online course designed to help those who are ready to break up with diet culture, and started the hashtag campaign #LoseHateNotWeight. Tovar edited the ground-breaking [...]

UNTAMED 006: On Connection + Dignifying the Homeless with Lolly Galvin

Thanks for tuning in to Episode 6 of the Untamed Podcast with guest, Lolly Galvin. Lolly Galvin is the founder of Dignity Project & #phillystreetcuts.  In 2016, she took to the road and completed #thedignitytour.  This was a crowd funded adventure where she lived in a van for one month while stopping in 14 US cities to provide conversation and essentials to homeless individuals.  Back in Philadelphia, [...]

UNTAMED 005: On Justice + Difficult Conversations with Desiree Adaway

Welcome back to the Untamed Podcast. In Episode 5, I speak with guest Desiree Adaway about her powerful work leading difficult conversations for organizations, communities and activists. We talk social justice, feminism, politics, vulnerable people groups, systems of oppression, personal biases, fragility, meritocracy and SO MUCH MORE. Desiree is a seasoned nonprofit consultant and facilitator known for building [...]

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