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The Freedom Sisters Podcast

Wars untold and endless stories of women who defend freedom.Each episode our listeners get to meet a new sister-in-arms who shares her embodied experience as a military service member and her journey in and out of the uniform—from hardships to victories and everything in between!Learn about HERstory of women's service and be inspired by their bravery, boldness and all-around badassery. An award-winning podcast the leading media company for women veterans by women veterans.Behind the service. Behind the sacrifice. Behind the Sisterhood. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/freedomsisters/support

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Wars untold and endless stories of women who defend freedom.Each episode our listeners get to meet a new sister-in-arms who shares her embodied experience as a military service member and her journey in and out of the uniform—from hardships to victories and everything in between!Learn about HERstory of women's service and be inspired by their bravery, boldness and all-around badassery. An award-winning podcast the leading media company for women veterans by women veterans.Behind the service. Behind the sacrifice. Behind the Sisterhood. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/freedomsisters/support

#ChangeTheNarrative —Theresa Carpenter, Storytelling as a Leader

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One of the most critical factors a leader must have—is the ability to speak clearly and ensure others understand the message. Teresa Carpenter has 26 years of experience in the US Navy and holds the critical responsibility to Share the Story of the Navy.

Aircraft mechanic turned Warship Driver, turned Strategic Communicator—Theresa understands what it takes to survive and thrive as a woman in the military.

I am blown away by her pathway to storytelling, her uncanny advice, and the refreshing sentiment—what you see is what you get!  

She has navigated murking waters of toxic leadership and found her voice on the other side.

She has so many critical points in this conversation about, empathy and expectations, proficiency and professionalism, breaking a story and building a team. 

Here is another leader, that will have you grabbing your pen and notebook to write down all her pointers!  She is intelligent, kind, honest and real—a breath of fresh air!

Owning her past mistakes and sharing stories that help others ensures that women and men for decades will be following the advice of this Navy Commander!

Theresa is articulate and authentic. If you are looking for ways to incorporate storytelling into your leadership opportunities, look no further...this episode is for you.  

Our final conversation in our lead series, is a powerhouse, slam dunk for all leaders.  We all have a story, learn to use it for good!

Tune in to this motivating interview!

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May 30 2022

36mins

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#ShatterTheSky —Merryl Tengesdal, leader without limits

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Going to space was always a lifelong goal of Merryl Tengesdal—one she would definitely achieve.  But on her path to the stars, she also became a critical leader for both the US Navy and Air Force.

Elite pilot, authentic leader and woman who wears many hats, Merryl is a woman that so many women can relate to because she herself is relatable in addition to her incredible accomplishments.

When Merryl begins sharing her story, I can't help but relate to her and while I personally have never been a pilot in any aircraft let alone the prestigious Lockheed Martin U2, I find myself a new friend, just chatting over coffee and laughing like I have known her my whole life.

Maybe that is key to why she leads so well.  She is real, she is authentic and she is damn funny!  Her wit, wisdom and life lessons from her journey truly make her one of my personal favorite leaders to learn from.

As a woman, a wife, a mom, a writer, a risk-taker, a woman who paves her own way and invited others to walk down her path—will keep the listener engaged the moment this brilliant leader opens her mouth.

Merryl is captivating and honest. If you are looking for a mentor this episode is for you.  The no-holds-bar honest talk with Merryl is here.

In this episode, we explore the personal motivation of a leader and how making your mark on the world is more than being the first to do something.

Merryl talks about her leadership style, how to push through limitations and how to lead firmly yet fairly in the US Armed Forces.  We may even talk a little bit about adoption, determination and Pokemon Go!

Tune in to this Captivating interview!

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May 23 2022

39mins

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#LeadTheWay —Lisa Jaster Leader With Grit

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Taking risks and overcoming challenges is second nature to Lt. Col. Lisa Jaster, most known for her incredible accomplishment of earning the coveted Army Ranger Tab.  She was the third woman to earn the Ranger tab, but the first Army Reservist, who also happened to be a 37-year-old—mother of two.

Of course, we cannot sit down with THE LISA JASTER without talking about Ranger school, but there is so much more to this leader than her Ranger status.  A humble and kind kickass leader, that currently serves at a battalion level command for Engineers.  She is a great leader that truly cares about her troops.

She opens up about her time away from her kids, choosing Ranger school and standing in her legacy with her father, also a West Point Grad and Ranger.  Parts of her story, I never knew are revealed in this interview.  But one thing I knew I would love about her, is her remarkable humor and the motherly side of her that shines through her tenacious toughness.

If you are a woman who wants to leave your mark, Lisa is someone you should learn from!  This episode is so impactful to all leaders (male or female) and I suggest you grab your pen and notebook and be ready to receive her advice with zest!

In this episode, we explore the personal motivation of a leader and how making your mark on the world is more than being the first to do something.

Lisa talks about her leadership style, Keys to her success as a leader and we share tears and loads of laughs talking about kids, Army responsibilities and understanding the risks involved.

Tune in to this EMPOWERING interview!

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May 16 2022

47mins

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#FreeTheBun - Montana Pellegrini Leader of Change

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Often times women step into leadership roles by force and other times by opportunity.  Montana Pellegrini's Air Force dreams of becoming a pilot were taken from her for medical reasons outside of her control, but that didn't stop her from moving forward in leadership in the Air Force.

She empathized with other women who were suffering from migraines and literally in pain every day because of a grooming standard in the military.

So she began to ask questions about how to change the hair policy for female airmen.  After joining forces with others who also sought the change, Montana played a key role in helping the Air Force Hair Policy reform.  The hashtag #FreeTheBun was born and women service members rejoiced everywhere!

In this episode, we discuss how one person willing to champion change for others is sometimes all it takes, but you have to start! If you are not sure what a difference you can make for others or are struggling to know how to contribute to a greater cause, then this episode is a MUST listen!


Montana talks about her leadership style, the most important traits leaders must possess and we have a good time talking about how Millenials can and are making a difference for the better and for the future of the force!


Tune in to this transformative interview!


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May 09 2022

44mins

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SERVE Series—Yami, US Army

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Join us for the final episode of our first series of 2022!    

We sat down and talk with 6 women who are actively serving in the US military and we have saved the best for last (I may be biased being a former Army Officer, just saying) to close out this series with the original military power, the US Army National Guard/Army/Militia.   

Want to know what it is like to serve in the Active-Guard Reserve Program of the Army as a junior enlisted member or hear a first-hand account of one woman's story who is actively still serving, well, then this episode is for you!    

Each week during this series, we will hear about why they serve, what lead to their service, how basic training (or ROTC) was, we will hear about most memorable moments, hard moments, advice (ahem, mentHERship), goals, future plans and so much more!  Each week the questions are the same, but true to the nature of the diversity in our women warriors, the answers are all uniquely different.    

Every week there is a little amazing revelation and a true HOPE for women who are serving to one day hope to serve.  

This week, it's Yami's turn to blow us away with her adventures and accomplishments!  

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This series focuses on SERVICE.  

Your support and our work inform and empower four major focus areas related to military-connected women.    

Serve: Drive change by understanding the legacy and contributions of women’s military service and inspire others by sharing personal narratives of women who defend freedom.  The other three areas are Lead, Next and Thrive,  future shows will highlight these areas as well.    

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Feb 28 2022

48mins

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Serve Series—Sara, USCG

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Join us for the fifth episode of our first series of 2022!

We sat down and talk with 6 women who are actively serving in the US military and we close out this series with the smallest branch, the US Coast Guard.

Want to know what it is like to serve in the Coast Guard or hear a first-hand account of one woman's story who is actively still serving, well, then this episode is for you!

Each week during this series, we will hear about why they serve, what lead to their service, how basic training (or ROTC) was, we will hear about most memorable moments, hard moments, advice (ahem, mentHERship), goals, future plans and so much more!  Each week the questions are the same, but true to the nature of the diversity in our women warriors, the answers are all uniquely different.  Every week there is a little amazing revelation and a true HOPE for women who are serving to one day hope to serve.

This week, it's Sara's turn to blow us away with her adventures and accomplishments! (plus we are extra lucky with this gal, she also writes for the Freedom Sisters Magazine.

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This series focuses on SERVICE.

Your support and our work inform and empower four major focus areas related to military-connected women.  Serve: Drive change by understanding the legacy and contributions of women’s military service and inspire others by sharing personal narratives of women who defend freedom.

The other three areas are Lead, Next and Thrive,  future shows will highlight these areas as well.

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Feb 21 2022

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Serve Series—Bethany, USSF

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Join us for the fourth episode of our first series of 2022!  

We sit down and talk with 6 women who are actively serving in the US military and we are so excited to announce our first Space Force guest, Bethany coming at you live this week.

Want to know what it is like to serve in the Space Force or hear a first-hand account of one woman's story who is actively still serving, well, then this episode is for you!  

Each week during this series, we will hear about why they serve, what lead to their service, how basic training (or ROTC) was, we will hear about most memorable moments, hard moments, advice (ahem, mentHERship), goals, future plans and so much more!  Each week the questions are the same, but true to the nature of the diversity in our women warriors, the answers are all uniquely different.  Every week there is a little amazing revelation and a true HOPE for women who are serving to one day hope to serve.  

This week, it's Bethany's turn to blow us away with her adventures and accomplishments! 

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This series focuses on SERVICE.  

Your support and our work inform and empower four major focus areas related to military-connected women.  Serve: Drive change by understanding the legacy and contributions of women’s military service and inspire others by sharing personal narratives of women who defend freedom.  

The other three areas are Lead, Next and Thrive,  future shows will highlight these areas as well.  

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Feb 14 2022

52mins

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Serve Series—Stephanie, USAF

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Join us for the third episode of our first series of 2022!  

We sit down and talk with 6 women who are actively serving in the US military and today we chat with Stephanie, USAF Veteran and amazing sister in arms. She is an incredible leader and drops some amazing insight and advice this week!

Want to know what it is like to serve in the Air Force or hear a first-hand account of one woman's story who is actively still serving, well, then this episode is for you!  

Each week during this series, we will hear about why they serve, what lead to their service, how basic training (or ROTC) was, we will hear about most memorable moments, hard moments, advice (ahem, mentHERship), goals, future plans and so much more!  Each week the questions are the same, but true to the nature of the diversity in our women warriors, the answers are all uniquely different.  Every week there is a little amazing revelation and a true HOPE for women who are serving to one day hope to serve.  

This week, it's Stephanie's turn to blow us away with her adventures and accomplishments!

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This series focuses on SERVICE.  

Your support and our work inform and empower four major focus areas related to military-connected women.  Serve: Drive change by understanding the legacy and contributions of women’s military service and inspire others by sharing personal narratives of women who defend freedom.  

The other three areas are Lead, Next and Thrive,  future shows will highlight these areas as well.  

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Feb 07 2022

30mins

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Serve Series—Lisa, USMC

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Join us for episode two of our first series of 2022!  

We sit down and talk with 6 women who are actively serving in the US military and since we started with the Navy, we thought it fitting to go to her sister branch the US Marine Corps. Today we chat with Lisa, a Staff Sergeant in the Marines.


Want to know what it is like to serve in the Marine Corps or hear a first-hand account of one woman's story who is actively still serving, well, then this episode is for you!  

Each week during this series, we will hear about why they serve, what lead to their service, how basic training (or ROTC) was, we will hear about most memorable moments, hard moments, advice (ahem, mentHERship), goals, future plans and so much more!  Each week the questions are the same, but true to the nature of the diversity in our women warriors, the answers are all uniquely different.  Every week there is a little amazing revelation and a true HOPE for women who are serving to one day hope to serve.  


This week, it's Lisa's turn to blow us away with her adventures and accomplishments! 

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This series focuses on SERVICE.  

Your support and our work inform and empower four major focus areas related to military-connected women.  Serve: Drive change by understanding the legacy and contributions of women’s military service and inspire others by sharing personal narratives of women who defend freedom.  

The other three areas are Lead, Next and Thrive,  future shows will highlight these areas as well.  

Subscribe to the magazine: www.freedomsistersmagazine.com

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Jan 31 2022

43mins

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Serve Series - Natasha, US Navy

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Join us for our first series of 2022!


We sit down and talk with 6 women who are actively serving in the US military and we are licking it off with Natasha, a US Naval Officer.


Want to know what it is like to serve in the Navy or hear a first-hand account of one woman's story who is actively still serving, well, then this episode is for you!


Each week during this series, we will hear about why they serve, what lead to their service, how basic training (or ROTC) was, we will hear about most memorable moments, hard moments, advice (ahem, mentHERship), goals, future plans and so much more!


Each week the questions are the same, but true to the nature of the diversity in our women warriors, the answers are all uniquely different.  Every week there is a little amazing revelation and a true HOPE for women who are serving to one day hope to serve.


This week, it's Natasha's turn to blow us away with her adventures and accomplishments!

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This series focuses on SERVICE.


Your support and our work inform and empower four major focus areas related to military-connected women.


Serve: Drive change by understanding the legacy and contributions of women’s military service and inspire others by sharing personal narratives of women who defend freedom.


The other three areas are Lead, Next and Thrive,  future shows will highlight these areas as well.


 Subscribe to the magazine: www.freedomsistersmagazine.com



 

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Jan 24 2022

36mins

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2022: Stepping Forward

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It's been a hot minute since we published a new episode because we have been BUSY rebranding, adding more writeHERs to the magazine team, changing the magazine platform and experience and so much more!  

We will change the format of our show as well in 2022 to align with the four major focuses of the magazine.

Serve: Drive change by understanding the legacy and contributions of women’s military service; feature the “Woman warrior of the month” (which is selected by…[explain the nomination process]); provide practical mentorship advice, and inspire others by sharing personal narratives of women who defend freedom.

Lead: Home to our featured cover photo, stories, and main interviews that highlight leading women in nonprofits, Corporate America and entrepreneurship, and their success after the uniform.  Quick LeadHER profile, and informational and impactful takeaways to help the more than 30,000 women who leave the military annually to find success in their transitions to civilian life.

Thrive: Learn about, get out, and experience women veteran favorites: travel, adventure, food, music, books, workouts, gear, and more. We discuss the latest must-haves for any woman veteran and share critical healing stories and resources to empower our readers to flourish in life.

Next: Explore underutilized resources to succeed after service; discover and support emerging entrepreneurs, and discuss the importance of policies, laws, and programs that concern women veterans.  Useful tips for post-service advancement and more.


So enjoy this look back at a wonderful year of growing our brand, expanding our reach and making an impact!

#sisterhood #womenwhodefendfreedom #freedomsisters #sheserved

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Jan 03 2022

24mins

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When Violence Comes Home

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Disclaimer:  We talk about domestic violence in great detail in this episode, please listen with care.


Many of you know I am involved in advocacy work in addition to running the media company, although there is a lot of intersectionality in the two worlds, I tend to really focus on the success and triumphs of my sisters and not the murky darkness of turmoil, violence, sadness, etc.  


But what I am seeing in our military today, quite frankly, just makes me sad and disappointed.  I LOVE the military, I love what it can be, I think it can be a place of dignity, strength, honor and valor.  I would have never willingly been a part of an organization for so long otherwise, but those suffering in silence from abuse of an intimate partner, fellow solider, leader or the powers who fail to hold others accountable have really come to a place where CHANGE IS A MUST.


Those of us who say we love people, we care about our country and we appreciate America's sons and daughters, must speak up, unite and help end this devastation that is rampant in our military.


These families give so much to this nation, we need to hold the ones destroying them - ACCOUNTABLE.


So, tune in to hear this powerful and informative conversation with Kerri, Amy and Jennifer three advocates actively pursuing the DoD to be accountable for the issues of violence among our force.

Join us every 3rd Wednesday of the month on our Youtube channel when we go live!

Want to help?

www.neveraloneadovcacy.org

www.operationfoxhole.org

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Oct 25 2021

1hr 13mins

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Lucy Del Gaudio: Personal Justice after Trauma

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Lucy Del Gaudio is a superior women leader and advocate for change.  She has been leading the way in New Jersey for more than a decade and in 2020, stepped into the national spotlight after the audacious murder of Spc. Vanessa Guillen.

During her testimony to congress, Lucy boldly and empathetically shared her story of trauma and triumph.  As a Latina, she honestly shared the disparities women and minorities face while serving.

We go deeper into Lucy's personal memories and honor her grandmother in this conversation.  She shares when she began the hard work of healing and committed to herself to live a life she could be proud of—a legacy for her family and our sisterhood.

And she is doing it.  As a leader in our community, she works alongside some of the best organizations for women veterans, Minority Vets of America and The Pink Berets. 

I humbly introduce this amazing woman to you all, Ms. Lucy Del Gaudio.



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Oct 18 2021

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JMarie Unloads the Truth about Domestic Violence in the Military

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An active duty Marine and activist is doing the damn thing and demanding reform and new policies to be designed to help military members and spouses find justice from Domestic violence.  

A candid and passionate interview with JMarie who is tirelessly working towards reform for sexual assault, abuse, domestic violence and breaking the stigma of mental health in America's Armed Forces.  

Tune in for a down and dirty conversation about why DV is plaguing our military force, how to report and seek help and most importantly to reach others who may be in a situation right now that needs to break free from the violence.  

If you are in crisis call 800.799.7233 or 911. 

 ****Please listen with care as we talk about some uncomfortable topics and some language.  

IG: @freedomsistersmedia 

IG: @_ItsEffedUp

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Oct 11 2021

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Fort Carson's Miss Colorado: Spc. Maura Spence

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Spc. Maura Spence, a Katy, Texas native and an intelligence analyst with 23rd Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, won first place in Miss Colorado 2021 pageant, June 8, 2021.   

Spence and the Ivy Team are hoping for a victory, but Spence maintains a humble perspective: “If I don’t win Miss America, I’ll still be Miss Colorado. Either way, I feel like I win if I get to represent my state and my country.”   

We get to sit down with this incredibly kind, intelligent and amazing sister-in-service as she talks about her passion to break the stigma of mental health for military members.  An incredibly bright and compassionate young lady, who is fully woman and fully warrior on many fronts!  

Tune in to hear about her journey into the military and her success in the pageant world as well!  Tune in on Dec 16, 2021, to see if she is crowned the next Miss America! 

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Podcast Cover Art Photo Credit: U.S. Army photo by Spc. Matthew Marsilia

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Oct 04 2021

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The Pink Berets Visonary LeadHER—Stephanie Gattas

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We are celebrating our 100th Episode with Stephanie Gattas, who served in the Navy 1994-2002 and after her own healing journey started The Pink Berets.   

All month long TPB has sponsored our podcast and we are so grateful for their work in our community.  

When women come to TPB they want to change their lives.   All services are free of charge to the participant. One reason that Gattas was adamant that there be no cost to the participants is that by simply calling to inquire about the services, they are already taking responsibility for their lives and treatment and that is enough good faith to trust they’ll come through the door and use the services being provided for free.   Eliminating the financial burden has proven critical to the success and empowerment of women veterans who come for the many programs and events.  

The Pink Berets is a catalyst for women to reclaim what is rightfully theirs.  On today's show, we sit down with this fearless LeadHER and learn so much about the pivotal moments and memories that keep her motivated in the space.  

From helping troubled youth to being a fierce voice in the justice for Vanessa Guillen—every moment of this conversation is empowering and enlightening.  Women are Warriors—listen in to find out more.  

www.thepinkberets.org 

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Sep 27 2021

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The Pink Berets Presents—Culinary Therapy: A delicious way to heal

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The Freedom Sisters Show is brought to you today by The Pink Berets.

The Pink Berets offers many types of therapeutic techniques to help you process and come to terms with your experience, gain mastery over your reactions, and re-establish a sense of hope, personal efficacy, and control over your life. We use empirically validated trauma therapeutic approaches for PTSD, Military Sexual Trauma, and Combat Trauma Stress. The Pink Berets is committed to educating and advocate for all women veterans who served in the United States military, by facilitating outreach efforts through various services and initiatives including culinary therapy.


Culinary Art Therapy has many benefits such as gaining insight into one’s behavior, learning about social skills/ cues, Improved communication skills, Improved memory, attention and focus, and Stress management. People experience life through the senses. The more we use our senses, the more they mature and help us fully integrate into life. Stimulating the five senses leads to great brain development. Making use of our senses is how we exercise our brains. Just like a car needs fuel, so do our brains. Our fuel gets refilled by continuing the make use of our ability for touch, taste, smell, sight and hearing. All of these senses get a work out in the kitchen.


Deb and Juanita share insights about the program and other opportunities that The Pink Berets provides.

Find out more: www.thepinkberets.org

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Sep 20 2021

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The Pink Berets: Dive deeper into therapy for women veterans

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The Freedom Sisters Podcast is being brought to you by the Pink Berets.  

The Pink Berets are committed to women veterans who are afflicted with PTSD, MST, CST and helping her heal before it's too late!  

Women Veterans have a much higher likelihood of committing suicide than our non-veteran women, a price for freedom many refuse to talk about! 

 Kerri Jeter sits down with Ayana and Dr. Abney discusses how therapy coupled with alternative therapy methods are changing lives and bringing women veterans together to heal but most importantly to thrive!  

Dr. Abney is the Pink Beret's Clinician and host of the Virtual Group Therapy Session to register email her dr.abney@thepinkberets.org

Tune into this powHERful episode and make the choice to start healing today! 

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Sep 13 2021

1hr 5mins

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The Pink Berets: Kim and Amber

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The Pink Berets are sponsoring the Freedom Sisters Podcast for the month of September and we are so excited!  

We sit down with Kim and Amber today to share the programs and mission of the organization.   

If you need help with trauma-informed therapy options, virtual or in-person, tune in! 

It is the mission, duty and purpose of The Pink Berets to address, educate, coordinate, and provide aid and relief to active duty women of the United States Armed Forces and Veterans seeking assistance with invisible injuries such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Military Sexual Trauma and Combat Trauma Stress on a local and national level.  Two of the programs we highlight today are the Visual Arts and Photography Classes!    


Find out more: https://www.thepinkberets.org 

Check us out: https://www.freedomsisters.com

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Sep 06 2021

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LeadHERship with IDIG, LLC: Vicki Demark

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For the whole month of August, The Freedom Sisters Podcast is brought to you by IDIG, LLC.  

This week I get to continue this leadership series with IDIG with Vicky Demark. Vicki is the only partner of the company who is not in the Louisville, Kentucky area, she's actually in Texas and supports this organization from a remote location. Vicki is one of three co-owners of this company.  

Keneidra, who we heard in week three and her husband, Darren, along with Vicki, created this beautiful organization because of their passion for leadership and for the expertise that they all possessed.  

She served about 11 years in the military and the US Army, of course. And she continued to serve and support her husband who went on to have a full career in the military.  

Today is the final episode in this LeadHERship series and will close out the great debate of are leaders made or born? It's really exciting to see how they agree or disagree...What do you think Vicki will say?  

According to Catalyst, In 2019, women made up the highest share of managers in human resources (74.8%). Their share of management in selected other industries was: 

Medical and health services (69.7%) 

Food service (46.5%)  

Women are falling behind early in their careers. If first-level women managers were hired and promoted like men, there would be 1 million more women in management over the next five years.  

All 5 of the women we will hear from in August 2021, are leaders and have held leadership positions in and out of the military and have developed classes and an entire business to helping other leaders thrive.  

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Aug 30 2021

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New faith in humanity & human potential- YOU WON’T BE DISAPPOINTED!

By zhcrb - Apr 24 2020
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This pod cast is entertaining, educational and most of all inspiring! I have laughed out loud, cried and even found myself nodding my head, YES! ... Thank god someone is addressing the pay gap, epigenetics, positive manifestation, fitness, health, motherhood, inequalities- and all the journeys in-between. And educating all the while about veterans who have given all of themselves. I could go on.... It has opened my heart in ways I didn’t know needed opening and has really given me a window into what being a woman veteran looks like. She looks like you and me, she looks like your next-door neighbor, your mother, your teacher, she even looks like famous actress’s and start up entrepreneurs. Give this a listen & you won’t be disappointed- you will find a new faith in humanity and human potential. #LOVE . Thank you Keri please keep it coming, we’re listening!

So many cool stories

By fantastic journalism - Apr 09 2020
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Love, love, love this!! So many cool women and amazing stories!! Keep them coming!!