Roller Derby

A Sounding Board interview with women from two Sonoma County Roller Derby teams, Resurrection Roller Girls, and Sonoma County Roller Derby.

Alternative Mothers

A Sounding Board conversation with two women who founded a support group for mothers who think differently about parenting.

California Coalition for Women Prisoners

A Sounding Board conversation with Adrienne Skye Roberts & Dagmar Hesker

Women in Leadership

A Sounding Board interview with Cynthia Murray, President & CEO, North Bay Leadership Council

Life of A Scientist

A Sounding Board interview with Julie Mangada, Ph.D, a scientist at the Buck Institute, encouraging girls and women to chose careers in the sciences.

Rosie The Riveter

A Sounding Board conversation with Phyllis Gould, a welder building ships in the Richmond shipyards for World War II.

Gilead House, a Mom's Story

A Sounding Board conversation with Maya Fox

Women in the Police Force

A Sounding Board Interview with Lieutenant Jennifer Welch, Novato Police Department

Local Polka

A Sounding Board interview with three local women who are fans of Polka dancing.

Growing Up On Alcatraz

A Sounding Board conversation with Mary Marvier & Jean Comerford about their experiences as young girls raised on Alcatraz.

"Good Cop Bad Daughter"

A Sounding Board conversation with Karen Lynch, author of the book "Good Cop Bad Daughter," and one of the first female San Francisco Police officers, discussing surviving and succeeding after a chaotic childhood in a dysfunctional family.

Love Delivers

A Sounding Board conversation with Diana Paul who creates videos about making childbirth a safe, joyful, and fulfilling experience.

Women In Politics

A Sounding Board conversation with three-time Novato mayor Carole Dillon-Knutson discussing her experiences and contributions to Novato politics.

Pan Am Wings of The World

Pan Am Gone But Not Forgotten

A Sounding Board conversation with Pamela Taylor and Nancy Hult Ganis, Pan American Airline stewardesses.

Turning Fear Into Power

A Sounding Board conversation with international peacekeeper Linda Sartor, who discusses her book "Turning Fear Into Power, One Woman's Journey Confronting the War on Terror."

“Miss Margaret - the story of an Alabama Granny Midwife”

A Sounding Board Conversation with Diana Bork Paul about her movie, “Miss Margaret - the story of an Alabama Granny Midwife” in honor of Black History month.

Nifty At Ninety

A Sounding Board Conversation with Barbara Patten about enjoying life in her nineties.

Image For Success

A Sounding Board interview with Barbara Lee about the founding and mission of Bloom, www.bloommarin.org,. Originally it was named Image for Success, a nonprofit support service providing complimentary wardrobes for people in transition - "Self esteem begins with self image." Bloom is located at 1557 4th Street San Rafael, CA

Child Brides

A Sounding Board conversation with Linda Witong research consultant to Soroptimist International on subjects relating to the United Nations.

Her Story: Dr Melanie Hahn

This Sounding Board program about being Korean American, Hangukgye Migukin, covers three generations of a Korean American family. Dr. Melanie Hahn talks about her family’s accomplishments and the influences of Korean immigrants and their families which led her to create change in the cultural and educational landscape of the United States. Dr. Hahn established the first Korean bilingual language program which won the US Department of Education’s highest award in the field of bilingual education. The program which serves as the nation’s model of two-way immersion started with 3 children using a board placed over a toilet in a school within the San Francisco Unified School District.

Caregivers Helping Seniors

A Sounding Board conversation with Norma Gaona, a licensed caregiver for seniors in their own homes.

Threads of Hope: An Afghan Embroidery Project

A Sounding Board conversation about how a stitching project brings hope to women in Afghanistan.

Caregiving as a Women's Health Issue

Interview on SoundingBoard by Soroptimist International of Novato with Cris Chater, Executive Director of Senior Access

Novato Historical Walking Tour

Join a time travel tour of downtown Historic Novato California with Carole Bennett and Laurie O’Mara, who is notorious with third graders and their curriculum requirement of local history. She provides a colorful rendition of Novato’s history with her rich story telling.