Vicki Hobson, Teacher for Albemarle County Public Schools, and Whitney Owens, Chief Learning Officer at Cincinnati Museum Center, joined us this week. Vicki gives us an update on the upcoming school opening, and Whitney discusses her amazingly creative job in Cincinnati. She once traveled the world with a T-Rex.
Dr. Jennifer Pritchard, Albemarle County parent, and Rhonda Reinhardt, Travel Advisor at Cruise Planners, joined us this week. Jenn discussed concerns for Special Education students returning to school and Rhonda updated us on everything travel, during our socially distanced cocktail hour.
Dr. Leigh-Ann Webb, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at UVA, and Erin E. King, Sales & Brand Manager at Feast!, joined us this week. Leigh-Ann discussed work, life & her amazing new book, and Erin helps us taste our way through some amazingly delicious treats.
Its Kelly's Birthday and we are pulling out all the stops! Rachel Chitwood, Marketing Manager at Tipsy Scoop Boozy Ice Cream joined us for cocktails. We also played Truth or Drink and had a special unboxing segment!
Diane Crump is the first woman jockey and first woman to ride in the Kentucky Derby. She talked with us about the role women played in 1970's and how she perservered to break into this male dominated sport.
We also talked about the official Blackberry Mint Julep, which was named after her!
If you are fascinated by the mountains and are intrigued by people in this world who push their limits to "the edge," this is a MUST read! Johanna details the life of Christine Boskoff, former owner of Mountain Madness and the only American woman who submitted 6 of the world's highest peaks. This book will have you on the edge of your seat!
You can order a signed copy of Johanna's new book here.
You remember the "Serial" Podcast right? Of course, you do! If you listened, this amazing woman needs no introduction. Rabia Chaudry is an Attorney, Mom, and Award-Winning Author. She is Adnan Syed's friend from childhood and strongly believes in his innocence.
Not only did she bring the case to the attention of Sarah Koenig at This American Life, in 2015, she produced the Undisclosed Podcast: The State vs. Adnan Syed alongside attorneys Susan Simpson, and Collin Miller.
Listen to the full show as an iTunes Podcast here:
ADVENTURE RACING & WEARING DRY SOCKS
September 21, 2020
If you've been captivated by adventure racing and have been binging on "The World's Toughest Race- Eco Challenge" on Amazon Prime, welcome Lena McKnight. Lena competed in an 11 day race through the jungles of Fiji. Listen to her account of finishing the race, why dry socks are important and if there are any animals out there that she was afraid of.
Kay Haring is the younger sister of Keith Haring. She is a wife, mother, writer, hiker, lover of art, and the wonders of nature. For those of you unfamiliar with Keith’s work, he is one of the most prolific artists of the 20th century. His pop art and graffiti-like work grew out of the New York City street culture of the 1980s. Kay has written an amazing children's book about Keith's life and how he just "kept drawing."
Debbie Ryan is a former UVA Women's Basketball Coach and Hall of Famer. She won over 700 games and paved the way for women in sports. She is now working with UVA fundraising to raise awareness for medical initiatives at UVA, including Transplants and Pancreatic Cancer, which she is a survivor of.
Denise Ramey is not only our amazing sponsor, but she is an incredible realtor and the VP of The Association of Virginia Realtors. She is extremely knowledgeable about buying, selling, staging and everything in between. We were also joined by Mo Gaffney, head of the Covenant Lower School, who discussed all things schools.
Jordan Jones,CEO of Packed Party will be live with us! She will talk all things party, how she took her brand from a dream to now being in Walmart! :) She is an amazing entrepreneur that is changing our world.. one party at a time!
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RETHINK BULLYING & SHARK TANK
October 26, 2020
Trisha Prabhu is a 19-year-old innovator, social entrepreneur, global advocate and inventor of ReThink™, a patented technology and an effective way to detect and stop online hate. She is currently pursuing her undergraduate education at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA, USA.
Jami and her husband Lester are the owners of one the most successful animal sanctuaries in our country. She has taken on the responsibility to provide a safe haven for other survivors from all harm. Whether it be abuse or neglect, abandonment or even the inability for an owner to provide adequate care for their pet, her sanctuary provides refuge.
Their 100-acre ranch is nestled quietly in the beautiful city of Plum Grove, Texas.
Dr. Jenn Welter is the first female NFL coach in history, coaching for The Arizona Cardinals.Not only is she an inspiration to women everywhere, last year she founded Grrridiron Girls, a football camp for young girls, teaching women that there is no field that they CANNOT play on!