Episode 20: Social Justice Maven Zoe Nicholson

Episode 20 of the Mavens Do It Better Podcast features Zoe Nicholson, activist, lecturer, teacher, fighter for the Equal Rights Amendment, LGBTQ Rights, Alice Paul Scholar and tour de force in the world of non-violent protest.  Zoe is a living legacy with a wealth of knowledge. 

In honor of Alice Paul, Equal Rights Amendment writer and champion, 134th birthday, Zoe and Heather caught up virtually from Long Beach, CA and Marina Del Rey, CA. 

  • Listen in as Heather Newman talks with Zoe about: 

  • The implications of the passing of the Equal Rights Amendment, which needs one more state to ratify 

  • Thoughts on the upcoming Women’s March activities around the world 

  • Why Alice Paul and her suffrage tactics and methodologies are an important study for all today. 

  • Her segment on PBS’ We’ll Meet Again with Ann Curry that aired on January 8, 2019. 

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Mavens Do It Better original theme music composed by Jesse Case with voice over by Julia Francis.

Heather Newman

Heather Newman is an award-winning marketing maven, technology entrepreneur and an epic connector that brings many worlds together. She has extensive experience marketing products and services for Enterprise businesses, startups and emerging markets. Heather builds plans and processes that are nimble, human and different. She is an adept storyteller and is passionate about growth for both employees and the corporate bottom-line. Heather hails from the arts and the bulk of her career has been working with the largest technology companies in the world (Microsoft, Google, Amazon, NetApp, Hewlett Packard, and Dell). Her nineteen years of experience working at technology companies and building global high-tech marketing strategy has driven millions of dollars of revenue and multiple award-winning campaigns. She has led global marketing teams for many technology companies including AvePoint, IT Unity & KnowledgeLake. Heather was a part of the original Microsoft SharePoint Marketing team. During her tenure, she helped launch multiple versions of the product, build the SharePoint Partner Ecosystem and conceived of and produced the first three Microsoft SharePoint Conferences. Creative Maven has produced thousands of global marketing campaigns and events. Currently CM is focusing on go to market strategies for Microsoft and its partners as well as a new site sister site launching in 2015 called Marketingfixer.com. Heather also serves as Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Content Panda, an innovative technology startup looking to actively disrupt how content is delivered inside software.