The S.E.A. Change initiative is partnering with A New Angle podcast to create a S.E.A. Change initiative series. Check back for monthly episodes. 

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Podcast with Kelly Webster

Episode 1

UM President Seth Bodnar and Dr. Chelsea Bodnar introduce the S.E.A. Change initiative, and then UM Regents Professor of History Anya Jabour and historian Beth Judy discuss the history of women’s suffrage here in Montana and beyond.


Pursue Your Passion

Episode 2

Christine Littig, a serial entrepreneur in the Missoula restaurant space, and Morgan Slemberger, associate director of the Blackstone LaunchPad at UM,  explain the Pursue Your Passions program, what it’s trying to accomplish and how we should assess its success.


Brigitta Miranda-Freer

Episode 3

As a prominent leader in the Montana economy, Brigitta Miranda-Freer is known for getting things done. We talk about her experience leading two important organizations in the Montana economy and her perspective on gender equity in the workplace and on campus.


Susan Hay Patrick Podcast

Episode 4

Susan Hay Patrick, CEO of United Way of Missoula, has a lot to say about many of the challenges facing our region, especially when it comes to the pillars of her organization – education, income and health. 

Whitney and Carol Williams

Episode 5

Mother-daughter duo Carol and Whitney Williams talk about the importance of public service, their family's political legacy and the future of women in politics. 

Jennifer Palmieri

Episode 6

Jennifer Palmieri served as communications director for the Hillary Clinton Campaign and the Obama White House. Her book “Dear Madam President” is a powerful account of her experience in politics.

Griz Statue at UM

A New Angle Podcasts

Listen to archived A New Angle episodes showcasing talented women who have joined the conversation. Hear the stories of Kim Shappee, Nicole Miller, Jen Euell, Winona LaDuke, Kia Liszak, Emily Graslie, Sara Rinfret, Micha Larsen, Cheryl Strayed, Jakki Mohr, Suzanne Tillman and others.