Encyclopedia Womannica

Dreamers: Carole Byard

Episode Summary

Today’s dreamer is Carole Byard (1941-2017), award-winning visual artist, illustrator of children’s books, photographer, and advocate for other black artists.

Episode Notes

Every weekday for a full year, listeners can explore the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of groundbreaking women throughout history who have dramatically shaped the world around us. In each 5 minute episode, we’ll dive into the story behind one woman listeners may or may not know -- but definitely should. These diverse women from across space and time are grouped into easily accessible and engaging monthly themes like Pioneers, Dreamers, Villainesses, STEMinists, Warriors & Social Justice Warriors, and many more. Encyclopedia Womannica is hosted by WMN co-founder and award-winning journalist Jenny Kaplan. The bite-sized episodes pack painstakingly researched content into fun, entertaining, and addictive daily adventures.

Encyclopedia Womannica was created by Liz Kaplan and Jenny Kaplan, executive produced by Jenny Kaplan, and produced by Liz Smith and Andi Kristins. Special thanks to Shira Atkins and Edie Allard.

This month of Encyclopedia Womannica is sponsored by Casper.

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