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WICT Heartland: Podcast Club (The Michelle Obama Podcast)

December 9 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm CST

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One event on December 9, 2020 at 3:30 pm

The first-ever WICT Heartland Podcast Club kicks off this month, and you won’t want to miss out. This three-part series will feature select episodes from “The Michelle Obama Podcast.” During this podcast, the former first lady dives deep into conversations with friends and colleagues on the situations and relationships in our lives that make us who we are.

Podcast 1: 

Protest and the Pandemic with Michele Norris
3:30–4:15 p.m. CDT
Wednesday, Oct. 21
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In this session, Terri Rice, WICT Heartland, President, will lead us in a thought-provoking discussion on “Protest and the Pandemic with Michele Norris.” Michele Norris, award-winning journalist, joins Michelle Obama to discuss how we can gain new understandings of ourselves during an international pandemic and national reckoning with race. Norris is currently a columnist with The Washington Post and was co-host of NPR’s All Things Considered from 2002 until 2011.

Before joining, be sure to listen to the 51-minute episode on Spotify.

Podcast 2: 

Working Women: Valerie Jarrett and the Importance of Mentorship
3:30–4:15 p.m. CST
Wednesday, Nov. 18
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In session two, Cher Anderson, leadership and organizational development manager, will lead us in a discussion around the “Working Women: Valerie Jarrett and the Importance of Mentorship” podcast. In this episode, Michelle reminisces with her friend, Valerie Jarrett, about personal growth in the workplace. Jarrett was Michelle’s boss in the Chicago mayor’s office in the early 1990s and served as senior advisor to President Obama for nine years.

Before joining, be sure to listen to the 45-minute episode on Spotify. 

Podcast 3: 

Across Generations: Michelle Obama and Her Mentees
3:30–4:15 p.m. CST
Wednesday, Dec. 9
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Katrina Doyle, order management supervisor, will lead us in session three’s discussion centered around the episode, “Across Generations: Michelle Obama and her mentees.” This podcast installment features Michelle in conversation with her younger team members where they explore the ups and downs of professional life and what it’s like to be a black woman right now.

Before joining, be sure to listen to the 55-minute episode on Spotify.

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Date:
December 9
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
CST
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WICT Heartland