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Work in Progress with Sophia Bush

Work in Progress with Sophia Bush

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Work in Progress with Sophia Bush features frank, funny, personal, professional, and sometimes even political conversations with people who inspire Sophia about how they’ve gotten to where they are, and where they think they’re still going. These discussions stem from her "aha" moment of realizing you are allowed to be both a masterpiece and a work in progress, simultaneously.

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Jessica Malaty Rivera

EWelcome to another episode of our new video series, Need to Know, where actress, activist, and host of the @workinprogress podcast @sophiabush sits down with experts to get the answers to your most pressing questions about life right now. Our guest today specializes in translating complex scientific concepts into impactful, effective, judgement-free information, making it accessible for diverse audiences...the brilliant Jessica Malaty Rivera (@jessicamalatyrivera). Jessica is a microbiologist, ID epidemiologist, and science communicator that has dedicated the last 15 years of her career to infectious disease epidemiology, public health policy, and vaccine advocacy. She is currently serving as the Science Communication Lead for The COVID Tracking Project at The Atlantic, in addition to remaining an active member of the COVID-19 Dispersed Volunteer Research Network and an expert contributor for NBC Bay Area and CNN. In addition to the incredible work that she does professionally, Jessica is a wife and mother raising two children under the age of 5 years old. Sophia & Jessica discuss how she became interested in epidemiology, her life-changing internship with a human rights firm, racial disparities in public health, the current pandemic and how her and her family are coping with it, the danger of misinformation, how science disproves conspiracies...and so, so much more. Thank you to our sponsors for today’s episode: GreenChef (GreenChef.com/WIP80 and use code WIP80) Rothy’s (Rothys.com/SOPHIA)

84 min2 d ago
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Guy Snodgrass

EToday on Work In Progress, Sophia is joined by Guy Snodgrass. Commander Snodgrass is a retired Navy F/A-18 fighter pilot and a Topgun graduate and instructor who served as the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps expert in air-to-air combat and tactics development. Commander Snodgrass also served as Communications Director and Chief Speechwriter for (former) Secretary of Defense, Jim Mattis, and is the founder and CEO of Defense Analytics, a national security and foreign policy strategic advisory firm specializing in strategy development, government policy, and technology adoption. Widely recognized as an influential national security and foreign policy expert, Guy has appeared on Fox News, CNN, MSNBC and is a regular contributor to publications like The Washington Post, Politico, Fox Business, CNN, and USA Today, in addition to having written and published two incredibly successful books, Holding the Line: Inside Trump's Pentagon with Secretary Mattis in 2019 and TOPGUN'S TOP 10: Leadership Lessons from the Cockpit in 2020. Sophia and Commander Snodgrass discuss his career in the Navy as a fighter pilot and TOPGUN instructor, his experience as Chief Speechwriter for Jim Mattis, his thoughts on our current administration, our national security, the future of our democracy, the upcoming election...and so, so much more. Thank you to our sponsors for today’s episode: GreenChef (GreenChef.com/WIP80 and use code WIP80) Rothy’s (Rothys.com/SOPHIA)

95 min3 d ago
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Dr. Darien Sutton

EWork In Progress is excited to present the first episode in a very special limited series where Sophia will speak to a variety of experts to get answers to your most pressing questions with an emphasis on the straightforward facts that you Need to Know. Today, Sophia is joined by Dr. Darien Sutton, an Emergency Medicine Physician, an ABCNews Medical Contributor, and an innovator when it comes to educating people on how to take better care of their health. Dr. Darien’s “day job” may be confined to helping the patients that visit him in his New York City ER but his knowledge and reach extend far beyond the hospital doors thanks to his incredibly valuable and accessible social media platforms. Dr. Darien’s platform, “Bus Stop Medicine” started on Instagram and after amassing a huge following, moved to YouTube where, with his friend and collaborator Harleen Walia, he shares everything from the latest updates on health epidemics to breaking down the steps that should be taken if one finds themself in a medical emergency, all with one goal in mind -- to better equip people with the knowledge needed to live their best and healthiest life! In Sophia’s conversation with Dr. Darien, they discuss his childhood and family, how he became interested in medicine, the unique path his education took, his passion for educating others, our current health crisis, the social and political climate in our country right now...and so, so much more. Thank you to our sponsors for today’s episode: ZipRecruiter (ziprecruiter.com/sophia) Vizzy (vizzhardseltzer.com) 21+

73 min1 w ago
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Dr. James Hardt

EDr. Hardt is an acclaimed research scientist, psychologist and author that has made it both his lifelong mission and vocation to expand the boundaries of western scientific exploration of the human brain. He is known for inventing the world’s first Micro-Computer-based brain wave analyzer and biofeedback system and for serving as president and founder of the Biocybernaut Institute (@biocybernaut). At the Biocybernaut Institute, Dr. Hardt offers cutting edge neurofeedback systems and unique brain training programs that help to empower business founders & leaders and revolutionize their professional performance. With over 40 years spent working in biofeedback and studying the electrophysiological basis of advanced spiritual states, Dr. Hardt has earned a national reputation for being a preeminent research scientist and expert in elevating human consciousness. On today’s episode of Work in Progress, Sophia and Dr. Hardt discuss Dr. Hardt’s childhood and extensive education, what inspired him to explore the spiritual mind, his professional journey and research, the ability to control our brainwaves, the importance of owning our emotions, meditation, neurofeedback, the brain-body connection...and so, so much more. Thank you to our sponsors for today’s episode: ZipRecruiter (ziprecruiter.com/sophia) Vizzy (vizzhardseltzer.com) 21+

96 min1 w ago
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Najeeba Syeed

ENajeeba Syeed (@profnajeebasyeed) is a healer, a scholar, and an award-winning peacemaker. Najeeba is an Associate Professor of Interreligious Education at Claremont School of Theology and director of the Center for Global Peacebuilding. A two-time recipient of the Jon Anson Ford Award for reducing violence in schools and in areas of interracial gang conflicts, Najeeba is widely recognized as a leader in peacebuilding and social justice-based research. Najeeba is a highly sought after advisor that has served as an on-the-ground peace interventionist and facilitated conflict resolution processes for conflicts and controversies around the world. Najeeba is a prolific writer that has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, on NPR, PBS, and in countless research-based journals & publications, among others. Today on Work in Progress, Sophia and Najeeba discuss peacemaking versus peace-producing, the importance of listening, the many forms of violence, how to discuss conflict with children, Najeeba’s connection to numerous cultures and faiths, immigrating to the United States and her childhood, the life experiences, ideas, and principles that guide her academic and social justice work...and so, so much more. Thank you to our sponsors for today’s episode: RITUAL (ritual.com/WORK) DOORDASH: download the DoorDash app and enter code WIP ROTHY’S (rothys.com/sophia)

103 min2 w ago
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Constance Zimmer

EConstance Zimmer is an actress, director, wife, Mother, and all-around creative individual. She is well-known for playing a number of standout characters in notable projects including the role of Dana Gordon on HBO's critically acclaimed series Entourage, Janine on the Netflix Emmy nominated series House of Cards, Taylor on HBO's The Newsroom, and Quinn on Lifetime's drama series (now streaming on Hulu) UnREAL which earned her a Critics' Choice Award and a Primetime Emmy nomination in 2016. Constance was also a series lead on ABC's Boston Legal and had major roles on Grey's Anatomy and Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD, among many others. In addition to her successful acting career, Constance is on the Board of EMA helping to create content that spreads awareness about our Earth and climate change along with supporting NRDC, Heifer Int’l, Color of Change, ACLU, Black Lives Matter, and supporting small businesses and Black-Owned businesses during this crucial time of much needed change. In...

83 min3 w ago
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Elsa Collins

EElsa Collins is a social impact strategy consultant and humanitarian who fights for equality in all spheres. Elsa works with organizations that operate on the frontlines of many social concerns in the United States today, including increasing voter registration and participation amongst the Latinx community and other marginalized populations; protecting the undocumented; and promoting racial and religious harmony and gender equality. Elsa works closely with groups like Fair Count/Fair Fight, the Movement for Black Lives, I am A Voter, Voto Latino, She Se Puede, and Harness. She is also the co-founder of This is About Humanity, a community and movement dedicated to providing support for separated and reunited families and children affected by the immigration crisis, raising awareness, and educating people on how to be allies and advocates. Elsa joins Sophia on “Work In Progress” to discuss their shared passion for activism and humanitarianism, the incredible work that “This Is Abo...

99 minSEP 22
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Erin Brockovich

EErin Brockovich is the President of Brockovich Research & Consulting, a renowned Consumer Advocate and Environmental Activist, a public speaker, a published author, a media personality, and the founder of the Erin Brockovich Foundation, a nonprofit created to educate and empower communities in their fight for clean water. Erin is often best-known for spearheading the successful case against the Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) of California in 1993 that resulted in the largest settlement ever paid in a direct-action lawsuit in U.S. history and served as inspiration for the Oscar-winning 2000 film starring Julia Roberts, Erin Brockovich. Erin joins Sophia on “Work in Progress” to discuss the numerous environmental projects that she’s involved in, her iconic PG&E case, the current global water crisis including water pollution, water scarcity, water policy in the US, and why there is such an urgent need for citizens to get involved in the fight for safe water…plus, so much m...

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Jamil Smith

EJamil Smith (@jamilksmith) is a talented journalist and Emmy-Award-winning television producer whose work explores a range of political and cultural topics including national affairs, race and racism, police brutality, feminism and gender roles, identity, and pop culture. Jamil joins Sophia on “Work in Progress” to discuss the depths of our country’s politics and culture, the Black Lives Matter movement, Breonna Taylor & Jacob Blake, the current climate in America, what it would really mean for us to love each other a little more…and so, so much more in this powerful, must-listen episode. This episode is brought to you by Ritual and HelloFresh.

90 minSEP 8
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Tata Harper

ETata Harper (@tataharper, @tataharperskincare) is the Founder and CEO of Tata Harper Skincare, a green beauty entrepreneur, and a true pioneer of the farm-to-face skincare movement. Since launching in 2010, Tata has created, manufactured, and produced countless cleansers, serums, moisturizers, face oils, cosmetics and more all from her 1,200-acre property in the Champlain Valley in Vermont where she oversees every aspect of production on-site. The mother of three sits down with Sophia to discuss her childhood in Colombia, how she became interested in the beauty industry, the surprising things she found that exist in the products we use on our skin every day (here’s a hint: a lot of it should be in cars, not on our bodies!), and so much more! This episode is sponsored by Vizzy.

78 minSEP 1
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Latest Episodes

Jessica Malaty Rivera

EWelcome to another episode of our new video series, Need to Know, where actress, activist, and host of the @workinprogress podcast @sophiabush sits down with experts to get the answers to your most pressing questions about life right now. Our guest today specializes in translating complex scientific concepts into impactful, effective, judgement-free information, making it accessible for diverse audiences...the brilliant Jessica Malaty Rivera (@jessicamalatyrivera). Jessica is a microbiologist, ID epidemiologist, and science communicator that has dedicated the last 15 years of her career to infectious disease epidemiology, public health policy, and vaccine advocacy. She is currently serving as the Science Communication Lead for The COVID Tracking Project at The Atlantic, in addition to remaining an active member of the COVID-19 Dispersed Volunteer Research Network and an expert contributor for NBC Bay Area and CNN. In addition to the incredible work that she does professionally, Jessica is a wife and mother raising two children under the age of 5 years old. Sophia & Jessica discuss how she became interested in epidemiology, her life-changing internship with a human rights firm, racial disparities in public health, the current pandemic and how her and her family are coping with it, the danger of misinformation, how science disproves conspiracies...and so, so much more. Thank you to our sponsors for today’s episode: GreenChef (GreenChef.com/WIP80 and use code WIP80) Rothy’s (Rothys.com/SOPHIA)

84 min2 d ago
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Jessica Malaty Rivera

Guy Snodgrass

EToday on Work In Progress, Sophia is joined by Guy Snodgrass. Commander Snodgrass is a retired Navy F/A-18 fighter pilot and a Topgun graduate and instructor who served as the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps expert in air-to-air combat and tactics development. Commander Snodgrass also served as Communications Director and Chief Speechwriter for (former) Secretary of Defense, Jim Mattis, and is the founder and CEO of Defense Analytics, a national security and foreign policy strategic advisory firm specializing in strategy development, government policy, and technology adoption. Widely recognized as an influential national security and foreign policy expert, Guy has appeared on Fox News, CNN, MSNBC and is a regular contributor to publications like The Washington Post, Politico, Fox Business, CNN, and USA Today, in addition to having written and published two incredibly successful books, Holding the Line: Inside Trump's Pentagon with Secretary Mattis in 2019 and TOPGUN'S TOP 10: Leadership Lessons from the Cockpit in 2020. Sophia and Commander Snodgrass discuss his career in the Navy as a fighter pilot and TOPGUN instructor, his experience as Chief Speechwriter for Jim Mattis, his thoughts on our current administration, our national security, the future of our democracy, the upcoming election...and so, so much more. Thank you to our sponsors for today’s episode: GreenChef (GreenChef.com/WIP80 and use code WIP80) Rothy’s (Rothys.com/SOPHIA)

95 min3 d ago
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Dr. Darien Sutton

EWork In Progress is excited to present the first episode in a very special limited series where Sophia will speak to a variety of experts to get answers to your most pressing questions with an emphasis on the straightforward facts that you Need to Know. Today, Sophia is joined by Dr. Darien Sutton, an Emergency Medicine Physician, an ABCNews Medical Contributor, and an innovator when it comes to educating people on how to take better care of their health. Dr. Darien’s “day job” may be confined to helping the patients that visit him in his New York City ER but his knowledge and reach extend far beyond the hospital doors thanks to his incredibly valuable and accessible social media platforms. Dr. Darien’s platform, “Bus Stop Medicine” started on Instagram and after amassing a huge following, moved to YouTube where, with his friend and collaborator Harleen Walia, he shares everything from the latest updates on health epidemics to breaking down the steps that should be taken if one finds themself in a medical emergency, all with one goal in mind -- to better equip people with the knowledge needed to live their best and healthiest life! In Sophia’s conversation with Dr. Darien, they discuss his childhood and family, how he became interested in medicine, the unique path his education took, his passion for educating others, our current health crisis, the social and political climate in our country right now...and so, so much more. Thank you to our sponsors for today’s episode: ZipRecruiter (ziprecruiter.com/sophia) Vizzy (vizzhardseltzer.com) 21+

73 min1 w ago
Comments
Dr. Darien Sutton

Dr. James Hardt

EDr. Hardt is an acclaimed research scientist, psychologist and author that has made it both his lifelong mission and vocation to expand the boundaries of western scientific exploration of the human brain. He is known for inventing the world’s first Micro-Computer-based brain wave analyzer and biofeedback system and for serving as president and founder of the Biocybernaut Institute (@biocybernaut). At the Biocybernaut Institute, Dr. Hardt offers cutting edge neurofeedback systems and unique brain training programs that help to empower business founders & leaders and revolutionize their professional performance. With over 40 years spent working in biofeedback and studying the electrophysiological basis of advanced spiritual states, Dr. Hardt has earned a national reputation for being a preeminent research scientist and expert in elevating human consciousness. On today’s episode of Work in Progress, Sophia and Dr. Hardt discuss Dr. Hardt’s childhood and extensive education, what inspired him to explore the spiritual mind, his professional journey and research, the ability to control our brainwaves, the importance of owning our emotions, meditation, neurofeedback, the brain-body connection...and so, so much more. Thank you to our sponsors for today’s episode: ZipRecruiter (ziprecruiter.com/sophia) Vizzy (vizzhardseltzer.com) 21+

96 min1 w ago
Comments
Dr. James Hardt

Najeeba Syeed

ENajeeba Syeed (@profnajeebasyeed) is a healer, a scholar, and an award-winning peacemaker. Najeeba is an Associate Professor of Interreligious Education at Claremont School of Theology and director of the Center for Global Peacebuilding. A two-time recipient of the Jon Anson Ford Award for reducing violence in schools and in areas of interracial gang conflicts, Najeeba is widely recognized as a leader in peacebuilding and social justice-based research. Najeeba is a highly sought after advisor that has served as an on-the-ground peace interventionist and facilitated conflict resolution processes for conflicts and controversies around the world. Najeeba is a prolific writer that has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, on NPR, PBS, and in countless research-based journals & publications, among others. Today on Work in Progress, Sophia and Najeeba discuss peacemaking versus peace-producing, the importance of listening, the many forms of violence, how to discuss conflict with children, Najeeba’s connection to numerous cultures and faiths, immigrating to the United States and her childhood, the life experiences, ideas, and principles that guide her academic and social justice work...and so, so much more. Thank you to our sponsors for today’s episode: RITUAL (ritual.com/WORK) DOORDASH: download the DoorDash app and enter code WIP ROTHY’S (rothys.com/sophia)

103 min2 w ago
Comments
Najeeba Syeed

Constance Zimmer

EConstance Zimmer is an actress, director, wife, Mother, and all-around creative individual. She is well-known for playing a number of standout characters in notable projects including the role of Dana Gordon on HBO's critically acclaimed series Entourage, Janine on the Netflix Emmy nominated series House of Cards, Taylor on HBO's The Newsroom, and Quinn on Lifetime's drama series (now streaming on Hulu) UnREAL which earned her a Critics' Choice Award and a Primetime Emmy nomination in 2016. Constance was also a series lead on ABC's Boston Legal and had major roles on Grey's Anatomy and Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD, among many others. In addition to her successful acting career, Constance is on the Board of EMA helping to create content that spreads awareness about our Earth and climate change along with supporting NRDC, Heifer Int’l, Color of Change, ACLU, Black Lives Matter, and supporting small businesses and Black-Owned businesses during this crucial time of much needed change. In...

83 min3 w ago
Comments
Constance Zimmer

Elsa Collins

EElsa Collins is a social impact strategy consultant and humanitarian who fights for equality in all spheres. Elsa works with organizations that operate on the frontlines of many social concerns in the United States today, including increasing voter registration and participation amongst the Latinx community and other marginalized populations; protecting the undocumented; and promoting racial and religious harmony and gender equality. Elsa works closely with groups like Fair Count/Fair Fight, the Movement for Black Lives, I am A Voter, Voto Latino, She Se Puede, and Harness. She is also the co-founder of This is About Humanity, a community and movement dedicated to providing support for separated and reunited families and children affected by the immigration crisis, raising awareness, and educating people on how to be allies and advocates. Elsa joins Sophia on “Work In Progress” to discuss their shared passion for activism and humanitarianism, the incredible work that “This Is Abo...

99 minSEP 22
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Elsa Collins

Erin Brockovich

EErin Brockovich is the President of Brockovich Research & Consulting, a renowned Consumer Advocate and Environmental Activist, a public speaker, a published author, a media personality, and the founder of the Erin Brockovich Foundation, a nonprofit created to educate and empower communities in their fight for clean water. Erin is often best-known for spearheading the successful case against the Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) of California in 1993 that resulted in the largest settlement ever paid in a direct-action lawsuit in U.S. history and served as inspiration for the Oscar-winning 2000 film starring Julia Roberts, Erin Brockovich. Erin joins Sophia on “Work in Progress” to discuss the numerous environmental projects that she’s involved in, her iconic PG&E case, the current global water crisis including water pollution, water scarcity, water policy in the US, and why there is such an urgent need for citizens to get involved in the fight for safe water…plus, so much m...

100 minSEP 15
Comments
Erin Brockovich

Jamil Smith

EJamil Smith (@jamilksmith) is a talented journalist and Emmy-Award-winning television producer whose work explores a range of political and cultural topics including national affairs, race and racism, police brutality, feminism and gender roles, identity, and pop culture. Jamil joins Sophia on “Work in Progress” to discuss the depths of our country’s politics and culture, the Black Lives Matter movement, Breonna Taylor & Jacob Blake, the current climate in America, what it would really mean for us to love each other a little more…and so, so much more in this powerful, must-listen episode. This episode is brought to you by Ritual and HelloFresh.

90 minSEP 8
Comments
Jamil Smith

Tata Harper

ETata Harper (@tataharper, @tataharperskincare) is the Founder and CEO of Tata Harper Skincare, a green beauty entrepreneur, and a true pioneer of the farm-to-face skincare movement. Since launching in 2010, Tata has created, manufactured, and produced countless cleansers, serums, moisturizers, face oils, cosmetics and more all from her 1,200-acre property in the Champlain Valley in Vermont where she oversees every aspect of production on-site. The mother of three sits down with Sophia to discuss her childhood in Colombia, how she became interested in the beauty industry, the surprising things she found that exist in the products we use on our skin every day (here’s a hint: a lot of it should be in cars, not on our bodies!), and so much more! This episode is sponsored by Vizzy.

78 minSEP 1
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Tata Harper
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