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To hear every episode of the Passionistas Project Podcast
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We have been inspired by the thriving women’s movement and are now building on that dialogue. Through The Passionistas Project Podcast we are sharing the positive stories of strong, empowered and passionate women from all disciplines and walks of life. Our mission is to inspire women of all ages to pursue their dreams, overcome obstacles and take charge of their own destinies.
 

Join the conversation by nominating a Passionista for our podcast and sharing your story on our Facebook page.

 
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MOUNTAINEER AND CANCER SURVIVOR LISA THOMPSON

Lisa Thompson is a mountaineer, cancer survivor, and sought-after speaker and coach. Lisa worked for twenty-five years as an engineer and in leadership roles at technology companies. In 2008, Lisa began climbing and has summited some of the most challenging mountains in the world, including Mt. Everest and K2. She has completed the Seven Summits, reaching the top of the highest peak of each of the seven continents. Through her company, Alpine Athletics, and other platforms, Lisa shares her message of strength and resilience with corporate and private groups worldwide. She is also the author of “Finding Elevation,” which chronicles Thompson’s path from novice climber to world-class mountaineer.

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Susan Feniger

Natasha Case

Coolhaus CEO

Susan Feniger
Chef 

Terry Ann Gordon

Terry Ann Gordon

Costume Designer

Melody Godfred

Melody Godfred

Fred & Far Founder

Sashee Chandran

Sashee Chandran

Tea Drops Founder

Jess Phoenix

Jess Phoenix

Volcanologist

Laura Young

Laura Young

Ballerina

Liz Lachman
Erika De La Cruz
Daina Trout
DeMane Davis

Liz Lachman

Filmmaker

Erika De La Cruz

Inspirational Speaker

Daina Trout

CEO Health-Ade Kombucha

DeMane Davis

Director

Shaz Bennett

Shaz Bennett

Director

Linda Goetz

Linda Goetz

Actress

Annette Corsino-Blair
Stacey Newman Weldon
Elise Darma
Jessie Jacobson

Annette Corsino-Blair

Fiber Artist

Stacey Newman Weldon

Adventure Guru

Elise Darma

Travelpreneur

Jessie Jacobson

Writer and Musician

Sarah Boyd

Sarah Boyd

SIMPLY Founder

Ramona Harvey

Ramona Harvey

Happiness Coach

Joan Baker
Erin Penner

Joan Baker

Voice Over Coach

Erin Penner

Teacher and Activist

Susan X Jane
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Erica Wright

U First Founder

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Clémence Gossett

Chef and Teacher

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Elle Johnson

Writer/Producer

Tess Cacciatore

CEO of GWEN Global

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Pamela Skjolsvik

Author

Karen L. Arceneaux Dancer & Trainer

Sophie Kim
Youth Poet Laureate

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Madonna Cacciatore

LA Pride

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Nan Kohler

Owner Grist and Toll

Marlo Meyer

Farmer & Anthropologist

Beth Harrington

Independent Filmmaker

Sister Monica Clare

Episcopal Nun

Billie Best
Author and Ex-Farmer

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Nancy Harrington

Passionistas Project

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Amy Harrington

Passionistas Project

Carolyn Koppel

Aaron's Coffee Corner

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Holly George-Warren
Author

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Mae Chandran
Cook, Gardner & Mother

Debbie Arcangeles
The Offbeat Life

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Lydia Ricci
Tiny Sculpture Artist

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Geri McNiece

Founder aRound Joy

Marla Isackson
Founder OSSA

Hannah Gordon
CAO, San Francisco 49ers

Caleigh Hernandez

Founder RoHo

Lindsay Gordon
A Life of Options

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Claudia Cordova Rucker

Founder Estetica Mia

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Rachel Van Dyken

Author

Jaime-Alexis Fowler

Empower Work Founder

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Kate Anderson
Co-Founder iFundWomen

Dia Bondi 
Ask Like and Auctioneer

Rita Reimers

Cat Behaviorist

Gina Fattore
TV Writer and Author

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Linda Hollander
Sponsor Concierge

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Katy Dolan 
Katy Dolan Consulting

Charlotte Harrington

Podcaster and Activist

Suz Carpenter

CarpenterOne80 CEO

Jessica Craven

Chop Wood Carry Water

Kat Calvin

Project ID/Spread the Vote

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Jennifer Reitman

DAME Magazine Founder

Heike Yates

Fitness & Nutrition Expert

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Elizabeth Tulasi

California Women's List

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Selene Luna

Comic, Actor, Activist

Chandra Beckman

Pilot & Life Coach

Sara Ku

Owner of Kaya Essentials

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Laura Beck

Founder of LottoLove

Madam Nselaa Ward

Attorney and Business Architect

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Julie DeLucca-Collins

Go Confidently Coaching

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Jess Weiss

Trix Co-Founder

Amy Honey

Speaker and Trainer

Kimberly Stewart
Be Weird Make Money

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Cara Reedy

D-MAP

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Meridy Volz

Art Activist

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Helen Torres

HOPE

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Emma Zack

Founder of Berriez

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Nekei Lewis

AskNekei.com

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Lorelle Miller
Street Artist

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Tammy Levent

Heavenly Puffs

Santina Muha

Actor, Comedian, Activist

Judith Halbreich

Home of Champions

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Bethany Halbreich
Paint the World

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Katie Chin
Celebrity Chef

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Quest Skinner
Artist, Teacher, Activist

 
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Lynn Harris

Founder Gold Comedy

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Lori Lynn

Founder Overall Buddies

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Kylee Stone

Leadership Coach

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Gabrielle Claiborne

Transformation Journeys

Angela Philp

Queen of Possible

Jessica Lorion

Mamas in Training

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Dr. Melissa Bird

Natural Born Rebel

Sonali Perera Bridges

Shero's Rise

Tobie Spears

Guatemalan Humanitarian Tours

Suzie Lewis

Transform for Value

Nina G

Comedian

Cairo Eubanks

Cairo Speaks

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Amy Chin

Calm Better Days

Aria Leighty

MOB Nation

Sara Fins

Easy Business Bookkeeping

Tara McCann

Menstrual Health Coach

CinDiLo

When the Clock Strikes Midlife

The Janes

Directors Tia Lessin

and Emma Pildes

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Lisa Thompson

Mountaineer

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This project is about all of us — sharing our experiences, connecting with each other and learning about what works (and what doesn't) on a path to empowerment. So we want to hear from you. There are several ways to join the conversation and spread the word about the Passionistas Project. #PassionistasPersist!

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