Popsugar x SOREL, The Step podcast, hosted by Ego Nwodim
This is a podcast for — and about — unstoppable women. In season 3, actress and comedian Ego Nwodim sits down with women who are boldly taking up space, making their voices known, and reaching new heights with their never-ending hustle.
Popsugar x SOREL, The Step podcast, hosted by Ego Nwodim
THE STEP, Hosted by Ego Nwodim, Presented by SOREL
This is a podcast for — and about — unstoppable women. In season 3, actress and comedian Ego Nwodim sits down with women who are boldly taking up space, making their voices known, and reaching new heights with their never-ending hustle.
SEASON 3
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SEASON 3
— EPISODE 1 —
ZURI HALL
Emmy Award-winning TV host, actress, and writer Zuri Hall shares what drives her personal hustle, the importance of finding joy in your work, and how she refuses to believe in backup plans.
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SEASON 3
— EPISODE 2 —
LUNA MAGIC
Mabel and Shaira Frías, the sisters behind Luna Magic — an exploding new beauty brand — discuss how their values, upbringing, and Afro-Latina heritage are at the center of their company and what it took to get their business off the ground.
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SEASON 3
— EPISODE 3 —
KYLIE JEFFERSON
Kylie Jefferson, a decorated dancer, choreographer, and star of Tiny Pretty Things, shares how she juggles multiple roles at once and gives advice on making opportunities work for you.
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SEASON 3
— EPISODE 4 —
ALYSON STONER
The artist, actress, and dancer speaks about movement as self-care and Movement Genius, a wellness company she just launched that advocates for mental health and personal joy, especially through movement.
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SEASON 3
— COMING JULY 22 —
STORM REID
Alicia Garza, one of the founding members of the Black Lives Matter movement, talks about how Alicia first started stepping up against injustice, where she finds hope right now, and why crying during a workout is one of the best forms of stress relief.
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MEET THE HOST OF SEASON 3
Ego Nwodim is in her third season with Saturday Night Live, and her recent credits also include Hulu’s Shrill and IFC’s Brockmire. Prior to SNL, she was a mainstay at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles, was named a New Face at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal in 2016, and was featured in the 2016 CBS Diversity Showcase.
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MEET THE HOST OF SEASON 3
Ego Nwodim is in her third season with Saturday Night Live, and her recent credits also include Hulu’s Shrill and IFC’s Brockmire. Prior to SNL, she was a mainstay at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles, was named a New Face at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal in 2016, and was featured in the 2016 CBS Diversity Showcase.
SEASON 2
HOSTED BY LUVVIE AJAYI JONES
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SEASON 2
— EPISODE 1 —
JILLIAN MERCADO
Model and changemaker Jillian Mercado sits down with Luvvie to discuss why she refused to give up on her dreams — and how she’s using that same strength to speak up for the disabled community now.
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SEASON 2
— EPISODE 2 —
ALICIA GARZA
Alicia Garza, one of the founding members of the Black Lives Matter movement, talks about how Alicia first started stepping up against injustice, where she finds hope right now, and why crying during a workout is one of the best forms of stress relief.
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SEASON 2
— EPISODE 3 —
LYNDSEY SCOTT
Model and software engineer Lyndsey Scott chats with Luvvie about the issues women of color in tech are facing right now, plus how she's making moves to see more women like her in the engineering space.
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SEASON 2
— EPISODE 4 —
LAURA MARANO
Luvvie sits down with Laura Marano, an actress and musician who is an outspoken activist fighting to end human trafficking. They discuss the problematic silence around sex trafficking, and why Laura decided to step up.
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SEASON 2
— EPISODE 5 —
JOJO
Luvvie sits down with R&B powerhouse JoJo to chat about how
her old label silenced her, how she is regaining her voice, and what she is doing
to empower up-and-coming artists.
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SEASON 2
— EPISODE 6 —
EGO NWODIM
Actress and SNL cast member Ego Nwodim sits down with Luvvie to talk about her experience on SNL and how she is using her platform to amplify the voices of entertainers of color, and inspire the next generation.
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MEET THE HOST OF SEASON 2
Luvvie Ajayi Jones is a New York Times bestselling author and sought-after speaker who thrives at the interaction of comedy, justice, and professional troublemaking. She has received numerous accolades including being chosen by Oprah Winfrey as a part of her inaugural SuperSoul 100 list as someone who “elevates humanity.” Currently, Luvvie is working on her second book, The Fear Fighter Manual, slated to be released in 2021.
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MEET THE HOST OF SEASON 2
Luvvie Ajayi Jones is a New York Times bestselling author and sought-after speaker who thrives at the interaction of comedy, justice, and professional troublemaking. She has received numerous accolades including being chosen by Oprah Winfrey as a part of her inaugural SuperSoul 100 list as someone who “elevates humanity.” Currently, Luvvie is working on her second book, The Fear Fighter Manual, slated to be released in 2021.
SEASON 1
HOSTED BY KATE YOUNG
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SEASON 1
— EPISODE 1 —
ROS GOLD-ONWUDE
Rising sportscasting star Ros Gold-Onwude sits down with Kate Young to talk about finding success in an industry dominated by men, her journey through adversity, and how she went full fangirl when she met Beyoncé.
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SEASON 1
— EPISODE 2 —
CATT SADLER
Former E! News host Catt Sadler left her role two years ago after learning that her male counterpart was making double her salary. Catt talks us through how she came to her decision, and how the support she's received in the fight for pay parity is helping her navigate through the unknown.
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SEASON 1
— EPISODE 3 —
MAMA CAX
Model and disability rights activist Mama Cax spent years hiding her prosthetic leg, but now she is embracing it on the cover of Teen Vogue and on the runways of New York Fashion Week. In this episode, she discusses her mission to change the way we see beauty and celebrate disability.
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SEASON 1
— EPISODE 4 —
NINA DOBREV
Actress Nina Dobrev sits down with Kate to discuss her rise to fame and growing up in Hollywood. Nina reveals her struggles with self-image, her pivot towards self-acceptance, and how she's discovering a new voice as a producer on women-centric projects.
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SEASON 1
— EPISODE 5 —
TONE IT UP
KARENA DAWN AND KATRINA SCOTT
Kate chats with Katrina Scott and Karena Dawn, creators of the fitness brand Tone It Up. They open up about the personal pivots that led them down this path, their survival tips for managing friendship and business, and the one move that yields the best body-sculpting results.
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SEASON 1
— EPISODE 6 —
ALLI WEBB
Kate sits down with Alli Webb, founder of Drybar, to talk about going from being a hairstylist and stay-at-home mom to becoming a successful entrepreneur. She opens up about her year of personal loss and professional success and how she’s coming out on the other side.
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MEET THE HOST OF SEASON 1
Kate Young is one of the most sought-after red carpet stylists, having been named the "most powerful stylist" by the Hollywood Reporter — three times — and "stylist of the year" by InStyle. Her skills have taken her from being Interview’s fashion editor at large, to designing her own line of knitwear, to publishing her debut book, Dressing For the Dark: From the Silver Screen to the Red Carpet. Now, Kate will be asking guests about their own journeys to success, and about the point that changed their careers forever.
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MEET THE HOST OF SEASON 1
Kate Young is one of the most sought-after red carpet stylists, having been named the "most powerful stylist" by the Hollywood Reporter — three times — and "stylist of the year" by InStyle. Her skills have taken her from being Interview’s fashion editor at large, to designing her own line of knitwear, to publishing her debut book, Dressing For the Dark: From the Silver Screen to the Red Carpet. Now, Kate will be asking guests about their own journeys to success, and about the point that changed their careers forever.