Episode 36 – Complicating the Narrative: the Women’s Outdoor Summit for Empowerment

Episode 36: Complicating the Narrative

The (First) Women’s Outdoor Summit for Empowerment

This week’s episode is brought to you by Oru Kayak. Thank you to them for the support!

Photos by Chelsea Dier and Nic Castellanos


What’s top of mind for women in the outdoor space right now? We go to the inaugural “Women’s Outdoor Summit for Empowerment” in the Presidio of San Francisco with that question in the back of our mind. We find out that “empowerment” is more dynamic than the story we often tell ourselves.

Featuring Teresa Baker, Alyssa Ravasio (CEO of Hipcamp), Kelly Martin, Cicely Muldoon, Jarre Hamilton, Erin Thiem, Kate Mullen, Ava Holliday, Aparna Rajagopal-Durbin, Stephanie Barron, and Andrea Thomas.

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Music by Lee Rosevere and Josh Woodward via freemusicarchive.org

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From the Summit

Teresa Baker, looking shy (center)

Speaking up

Hiking near Rob Hill Campground

A breakout session in the Presidio

Links/Resources Mentioned in this Episode:

Women’s Outdoor Summit for Empowerment
High Country News Coverage
Sylvia Ann Hewlett Sponsorship Article
She Explores Facebook Group

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