Power to Empower: Amanda Gorman on Building Confidence and Encouraging Others to Speak Up


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Inaugural US Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman joined the debut episode of the Vital Voices Podcast new series: Power to Empower. Amanda joined host Alyse Nelson to talk about building her confidence as a poet and leader to overcome her speech impediment and raise her voice as an agent for change. Amanda talked about the lessons she’s learned as she works to bring about conversations around race and her recently launched Vote for the future Initiative – calling everyone to cast their vote in the upcoming election.

To learn more about Vital Voices, visit www.vitalvoices.org. This series is inspired by our book, Vital Voices: 100 Women using their Power to Empower, edited by Alyse Nelson with art by Gayle Kabaker, published by Assouline.

Host: Alyse Nelson.

Executive Producer: Lizzie Kubo Kirschenbaum.

Producer and Editor: Sofi Ibrahim

Music: Deliberate Thought by Kevin MacLeod.

Deliberate Thought by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license. (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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