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Being Human

Nov 8, 2022

Welcome to Episode 99 of the Being Human Podcast: Diversity, Gender, and the Genius of Women, w/ Simone Rizkallah

This week, Dr. Greg welcomes Simone Rizkallah to the show for a powerful conversation focused around femininity,  the genius of women, complementarity between the sexes, and cultural differences! Simone is currently the Director of Program Growth for Endow Groups where she helps women cultivate their feminine genius and personal vocations, and offers a unique cultural perspective as the daughter of immigrants from the Armenian Diaspora in Cairo, Egypt. 

Discussed in this episode:  

  • The work of Endow Groups as an apostolate; 
  • The difficulty in defining the feminine genius due to it being something deeper and richer than stereotypical roles and responsibilities;
  • Growth in the “genius” of the opposite sex as the key to getting out of “battle mode” in the battle between the sexes; 
  • Social communities rooted in truth as an answer to the social contagion and gender confusion affecting young women;
  • The impact Simone’s Armenian Egyptian culture and background has had on her viewpoint; 
  • Differences between the East and the West, and how we have downgraded our humanity by de-prioritizing the feminine;
  • The dark side of the prosperity and independence enjoyed in Western culture;  
  • How our biology reflects the genius of each gender; 
  • The importance of taking the human heart and human emotions seriously. 

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