Episode 84: Gaby Rodriguez- Building Community to Take Action for Gender Equity

Gaby Rodriguez is a certified gender professional, Venezuelan lawyer, and social economy specialist. She is also the founder and chair of the Amazona Foundation where she hosts monthly events to build community around gender equality, raises awareness about gender equality, and advises other clients on the creation and implementation of their gender, diversity, and inclusion plan for their programs. The Amazona Foundation works on deconstructing harmful traditional gender roles attributed to men, women, and people of gender and sexual diversities in society.

This episode is hosted by Emma Benner.

What we talked about:

2:05- Introduction to Gaby Rodriguez

4:35- Why she started the Amazona Foundation

12:35- The programs and campaigns that the Amazona Foundation offers

20:15- Her experiences living in different countries

28:10- The differences and similarities of gender inequalities across cultures

33:35- Action steps we can all take to tackle gender inequalities in our own communities

43:10- End of podcast questions

Show notes:

The Amazona Foundation

Book recommendation: The Power of Now

National Latina Institute for Reproductive Justice

Girl Up

Running Start

Follow The Illuminate Podcast:

Illuminate Podcast on Instagram

Illuminate Podcast on Twitter

Illuminate Podcast on Facebook

Follow Sandyboy Productions:

Sandyboy Productions on Twitter

Sandyboy Productions on Instagram




Sign up for our newsletter and get notified when new episodes drop, product launches, and other fun stuff!