Talking Point

Talking Point: How Women Experience Marginalization

Joanna Snawder-Manzo

TALKING POINT explores how women experience marginalization in our culture and how sexism continues to play such a formidable role in our society

Podcast length: 34’15”

Lisa IngafieldDr Lisa Ingarfield, PhD, hosts a new monthly podcast that will address thought provoking and challenging discussions exploring all things women and gender equity in sport.  TALKING POINT will provide a platform for deeper conversations about diversity and inclusion when it comes to women’s role in sport, and is intended to provide a means for people to engage and maintain that conversation and keep moving this issues forward so we don’t lose sight of them.

Topic:  How women experience marginalization in our culture and how sexism continues to play such a formidable role in our society.

Guest: Joanna Snawder-Manzo, MA, is an expert in women and gender studies who has worked in this field for over 17 years and has extensive experience of women facing issues on college campuses and beyond. Joanna has done work on wage discrimination, Title IX compliance and also in women’s leadership. She is a Certified Start Smart Salary Workshop Facilitator and Women’s Empowerment Model Self Defense Instructor. Joanna considers herself a social justice warrior and an endurance feminist.

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Lisa Ingarfield, PhD, is a runner, triathlete, USA Triathlon and Road Runners Club of America—RRCA certified coach. She owns Tri to Defi Coaching and Consulting and provides organizational communication evaluation and consulting services. She is a freelance writer specializing in issues affecting women—particularly in sport and education, and is a member of Boulder, Colorado’s Vixxen Racing’s 2017 women’s triathlon team.

Joanna Snawder-Manzo, MA, has worked in the field of women and gender for over 17 years. She has extensive experience addressing issues facing women on college campuses and beyond, including wage discrimination, Title IX legislation, and women’s leadership. She is a certified $tart $mart Salary Negotiation Workshop facilitator and Women’s Empowerment Model Self-defense Instructor.  She began her career in women’s center work as  The Coordinator of Sexual Assault Awareness, Outreach and Education at The Women’s Resource Center of St. Mary’s College of California. After that she served as Associate Director at The Institute For Women’s Studies and Services at Metro State Denver and subsequently Director of The Women’s Resources Center at Northeastern Illinois University. Joanna has always been an advocate for women and initiated her career when volunteering at San Francisco Women Against Rape (SFWAR), going on to work for Community Violence Solutions, formerly The Rape Crisis Center of Contra Costa County. She holds a BA in American Studies from Mills College and an MA in Leadership from Saint Mary’s College of California. She sees her professional and personal work as an opportunity to apply herself as a feminist social-justice practitioner.


Photo: supplied by guest


  1. Pilar

    October 27, 2017 at 12:23 am

    Thank you for such a thoughtful and clear conversation! Loved it and thank you Joanna for your insight and recommendations.

    • Lisa

      November 5, 2017 at 4:57 pm

      Thanks Pilar for listening and for your feedback! We hope to explore topics related to this first podcast in depth in future episodes. We hope you tune in and continue to share your thoughts! Lisa

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