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Finding Fertile Ground Podcast

Marie Gettel-Gilmartin

Host Marie Gettel-Gilmartin of Fertile Ground Communications scouts out and helps people share their stories of grit, resilience, and connection. I interview immigrants, people from marginalized communities, cancer survivors, and others who have overcome hardships in their lives and emerged on the other side stronger and fiercer.

Recent Episodes

Nono Osuji: Broke, Gifted, and Black, Powering through Lupus and RacismApril 28, 2021 Episode artwork Murielle Fellous: Single Mom Doing It AllApril 11, 2021 Episode artwork Chuck Bergman and Susan Mann: A Story of Penguins, Hope, and ResilienceApril 05, 2021 Episode artwork Shannon Whaley: Wild Woman Rising after a Childhood Full of Abuse and TraumaMarch 29, 2021 Episode artwork Brigitte Ayoub: Growing up Palestinian-American, surviving loss, and thrivingMarch 23, 2021 Episode artwork Stefanie Bonastia: Healing from 20 years of eating disorders and feeling awake!March 15, 2021 Episode artwork Leah Carey: A “good girl” who now enjoys and talks about sexMarch 08, 2021 Episode artwork Madeleine Black: Surviving gang rape at age 13, she is unbrokenMarch 01, 2021 Episode artwork Elena Joy Thurston: Mormon mom of four undergoes conversion therapy before coming out, wholeFebruary 22, 2021 Episode artwork Cindy Van Arnam: Moving beyond cocaine addiction and self-destruction to self-mastery February 15, 2021 Episode artwork Marianne Monson: Writing diverse historical stories of gritty, resilient women February 08, 2021 Episode artwork Julie Lythcott-Haims: From Self-Loathing to Self-Love as a Real Black AmericanJanuary 31, 2021 Episode artwork Sujata Massey: Delectable feminist mystery and historical fiction set in Japan and IndiaJanuary 25, 2021 Episode artwork Cathy Marie Buchanan: Tenacious writer who creates colorful historical novels about resilient womenJanuary 17, 2021 Episode artwork AmiCietta Clarke: Escape from Liberia and an autoimmune disorder couldn’t keep her downJanuary 11, 2021 Episode artwork Carol Gavhane: Surviving infertility and loss to create a purpose-driven lifeJanuary 04, 2021 Episode artwork Court Wakefield: Not a NICU mother or father, but a parentDecember 28, 2020 Episode artwork Madison Ways: Rebuilding her life after losing her fatherDecember 21, 2020 Episode artwork Lauren DeVera: Rebooting and taking risks to help people banish burnout and live a life on purposeDecember 14, 2020 Episode artwork Mx. Harris Eddie Hill: Celebrating the joy of trans and gender identity December 10, 2020 Episode artwork Jasnam Daya Singh: Wearing a turban and composing music for justiceDecember 05, 2020 Episode artwork Joy Fowler: Surviving the loss of a child and becoming “just” JoyNovember 30, 2020 Episode artwork Ash Prasad: The Inclusive ScreenwriterNovember 23, 2020 Episode artwork Serving and Advocating for Those Without a Voice: Annette StixrudNovember 16, 2020 Episode artwork Finding Healing in the Forest: Katrina Nilsson-GormanNovember 09, 2020 Episode artwork