Talking Business

OPB | Feb. 09, 2015

MONDAY: Scott Nelson, business editor for The Oregonian, joins us for our regular business news update.

Examining The Shortage Of Craft Workers In Oregon

OPB | Dec. 08, 2014

MONDAY: A new report shows a shortage of qualified tradespeople in Oregon. We'll look at efforts to get more women and high school students working in the trade industry.

Julia Child Rules

OPB | Oct. 21, 2013

MONDAY: Karen Karbo, the author of the Kick Ass Women series, joins us to talk about the iconic yet unpretentious chef, author and cooking show star, Julia Child.

"All Jane" Festival Highlights Women In Comedy

OPB | Oct. 17, 2013

Women comedians are in the spotlight at this weekend's All Jane No Dick Comedy Festival.

Thorns Finish First Season As Champions

OPB | Sept. 09, 2013

Portland came out on top in the National Women's Soccer League's inaugural season.

Examining The Rise Of Prescription Painkiller Abuse

OPB | July 09, 2013

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report a dramatic increase in prescription drug overdoses, especially among women.

Does The Oregon Constitution Need An Equal Rights Amendment?

OPB | March 28, 2013

Lawmakers are divided about whether or not to add a ban on gender discrimination to the state's constitution.

Culture Club

OPB | Feb. 28, 2013

Our weekly conversation about some of the most talked about stories of the week.

Women and Political Power

OPB | Nov. 05, 2012

On the eve of the November election and on the 100th anniversary of Oregon women winning the right to vote, we'll talk about the past, present, and future of women's political power. 

Culture Club

OPB | Sept. 27, 2012

Our weekly conversation about some of the most talked about stories of the week.

Fire Chief Erin Janssens

OPB | July 05, 2012

We'll talk with Portland's first female Fire Chief as she wraps up her first month on the job.

Title IX at 40

OPB | June 21, 2012

What difference has federally mandated education gender equity made over the last 40 years?

Women in Tech

OPB | May 25, 2012

The tech industry is big in Portland, but according to a Willamette Week story, women are missing out on tech sector jobs. How come?

Reforming Catholicism

OPB | May 18, 2012

The Northwest chapter of a national organization to reform the Catholic church is meeting in Portland — we'll dig into the issue of women in the priesthood.

Abuse at Coffee Creek Prison

OPB | May 01, 2012

Oregonian investigative reporter Les Zaitz looked into widespread sexual abuse at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility.

Closing the Young Women's Academy?

OPB | April 23, 2012

A group of passionate parents says closing the state's only all-girls public school would be a big mistake.

Idaho Woman Charged in Abortion Case

OPB | April 12, 2012

An Idaho woman arrested for inducing her own abortion is taking her case to federal court. 

Remembering Betty Roberts

OPB | June 27, 2011

Betty Roberts died this weekend at age 88. We'll reflect on her life in law and politics.

Nicholas Kristof

OPB | June 13, 2011

The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Nicholas Kristof is best known for his columns in the New York Times. He grew up in Yamhill County and joins us from there to answer your questions.

Women, War and PTSD

OPB | June 01, 2011

A new study finds women returning from war are more likely than their male counterparts to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder.