The Illuminate Podcast Episode Archive

Episode 28: Ashley Mitchell- Advocating for Birth Mothers

This week we are talking with Ashley Mitchell. She is the owner of Big Tough Girl,  Founder + Executive Director of Lifetime Healing Foundation and co-host of the podcast Twisted Sisterhood. She has set out to seek increased care, understanding, and resources for birth mothers.  Ashley is a birth mother herself, placing her now 13 … more »

Episode 27: Maria Baer- Organize Your Everyday

We are almost through February which means spring is around the corner! For many of us, spring means warmer weather! No matter where you live, though, spring also often means a fresh start. If spring cleaning is on your to-do list, today’s episode is for you! And even if spring cleaning is the furthest thing … more »

Episode 26: Kim Holden – Taking Birth Back

What do architecture and birth have in common? For one, in both cases you can design an experience. But in this case, it’s this week’s guest, Kim Holden! Kim was a founding principal of the world-renowned architecture firm SHoP. After more than 25 years of design and of cultivating and fostering the culture of the firm, … more »

Episode 24: Judge Sarah Evans Barker- US District Court Judge

Imagine being the first woman or man in your profession, ever! And then imagine you were appointed to that position by the President of the United States! No pressure, right? That’s the story of Judge Sarah Evans Barker. Judge Barker was the first female to be appointment U.S. District Court Judge. She was appointed by … more »

Episode 23: Kari Moore – Welcoming Refugees

Kari Moore is the Director of Self Sufficiency at Exodus Refugee Immigration in Indianapolis. She oversees  education, employment, and youth programs. In this episode Kari talks about what it looks like for individuals to resettle here in America and how we can help welcome them here. We also talk about how we can teach our … more »


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