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Susan Barnett, producer and host of 51%, is an award winning veteran journalist and writer whose career has included anchoring and producing television news, radio news, writing for magazines and authoring a weekly column for an online newspaper. She authors a companion column to this show at feminist.com. Her short story collection "The View from Outside" is published by Hen House Press. She provides Wonder Bread Choir backup vocals on "Songs for the Big Kablooey" the 2010 CD by musician Kevin Bartlett, whose music is the theme for 51%. Her other interests include voracious reading, head-clearing hiking, petting any furry animal which will allow it and trying to focus on the positive. She lives in Woodstock, NY.
In America, women make up more than half the population. Worldwide, women are expected to outnumber men within the next fifty years. And every issue we face is one that affects us all.
Whether it's the environment, health, our children, politics or the arts, there's a women's perspective, and 51% is a show dedicated to that viewpoint.
Host Susan Barnett talks to experts in their field for a wide-ranging, entertaining discussion of issues that not only fall into the traditional 'women's issues' category, but topics that concern us all as human beings and citizens of the global community.