Women Leaders

Pioneer Press

WNBA Playoffs begin this week and MN's most winning professional sports team the MN Lynx are ready to play at Williams Arena.  Shelly Boyum-Breen gives us a wrap up of the season and her thoughts the next two weeks. 

https://girlswhocode.com/

Did you know that computing skills are the most sought after in the US job market but the share of women in the computer workforce has declined from 37% in 1995 to 24% today.  If Reshma Saujani and her crew at Girls Who Code has any say in it, that number will change. 

She started the non-profit Girls Who Code, and now there's a book and new fiction series to spur girls to invent and as she says, change the world. 

http://www.murphyformn.com

Rep. Erin Murphy is a DFL legislator from St. Paul (64A).  She was the first person to announce she is running for MN Governor in 2018 and this week, while she was on a tour in northern MN, she joined us in the studio for Making Sausage.  You can read Patrick Condon's piece from the Star Tribune here.

Bush Foundation

Nevada Littlewolf is the first Anishinaabe woman to serve on the Virginia, MN city council and an influential leader in in many respects.  We spoke with Nevada about her Bush Fellowship, role models, the discrepancy of men vs.