Bearcat (noun): 1920s slang term for a hot-blooded, outspoken woman.
Bearcat is a podcast celebrating women who are committed to leading by example, to benefiting their communities in ways big and small, to taking their lives and their impact on the world seriously. Hosted by reporters Brittany Shoot and Amy Westervelt, Season 1 included episodes about the first woman to tackle Everest, a woman attempting to disrupt gender roles in Japan in an unlikely way, the woman operating the country's first traveling bookstore, and much more. Season 2 is coming soon—September 2018—with new profiles of serious women making headlines, and a few whose names have been overlooked in history.
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