‘Seat at the Table’ video: Samantha Bee Inspires Teen Conversations

(WOMENSENEWS)– During lunchtime at her New Jersey high school, Bryn Healy and her friends talk about politics and Samantha Bee’s “Full Frontal.” This declaration pleases Musimbi Kanyoro, the Executive Director of the Global Fund for Women. In this final installment of their conversation for the “Seat at the Table” series, Kanyoro encourages Healy and her circle to use their “critical minds to understand issues more thoroughly.”

“Seat At The Table” is made possible through the generous support of The Loreen Arbus Foundation and was produced in partnership with Manhattan Neighborhood Network.

‘Seat at the Table’ video: Overcoming ‘Sweet’ to Get to ‘Sexy’

Johileny says her disability caused a delay in her social life. In this final installment of their “Seat at the Table” conversation, Dr. Danielle Sheypuk tells her that by becoming “comfortable with your body and your disability” she can fight the internalised ableism that keeps her from dating.

‘Seat at Table’ Video: Sisters, Moms Key Role Models

Dara Swan talks with Zerlina Maxwell about the challenges of being a role model to siblings in the final installment of their “A Seat at the Table” conversation. “It’s not always easy to throw out your opinion, especially when others aren’t necessarily gonna support me,” says Swan.

Teen Voices Kicks Off ‘Seat at Table’ Videos

In this inaugural video, Dara Swan, 15, talks about the challenge of emulating strong celebrity role models such as pop star Beyonce. “I don’t want to be the angry black girl at school,” she says.