Isak Griffiths

Episode 20: Visiting with Isak Griffiths and her story “Soggy Teddy Bear”

Isak Griffiths chose to share a dark story from her past, a side of her that many in the Champaign-Urbana community do not know. In "Soggy Teddy Bear," she reveals some difficult challenges from her past and reminisces with our hosts how powerful the experience of sharing those dark secrets can be to leading a full and happy life.

Angela Shelton holding a sword and a microphone

Episode 19: Visiting with Angela Shelton and her story “Use Your Sword”

Angela appeared in the very first That's What She Said, back in 2013 and has been off and running influencing people with her films, her podcast and her mission to teach everyone that they can overcome their own trauma.  This hilarious look back to her performance reminds us all that you can "Use Your Sword."

Klevah Knox

Episode 18: Visiting with Klevah Knox and her story “Amongst Queens”

Klevah speaks from the heart about the women of importance in her life and their struggles. She shares her unique "spoken-word" style story and updates our audience on what she has been up to since appearing on the She Said stage back in 2015.

Genevieve Pilon

Episode 17: Visiting with Genevieve Pilon and her story “Serenity”

Genevieve was part of the very first cast in Bloomington-Normal and shared her story, "Serenity" about her journey to be confident in her life, after a long and painful struggle accepting that she was gay. She shares with Jenette and Kerry how much impact that opportunity had on her personal life after the show and her hopes that her story will bring peace to others who are struggling with self-acceptance.

Tanisha King-Taylor

Episode 16: Visiting with Tanisha King-Taylor and her story “Just a Black Girl”

Tanisha King-Taylor is just a powerful speaker. In her story, "Just a Black Girl," she shared with the Champaign-Urbana audience what it was like to grow up on the south side of Chicago and the obstacles she had to overcome to be a symbol of Black Excellence. 

Meenu Bhaskar

Episode 15: Visiting with Meenu Bhaskar and her story, “When Do I Get To Be Me?”

The moment that Meenu Bhaskar stood on stage with a microphone in the 2019 "That's What She Said," in Bloomington-Normal, it was clear to the audience how significant it was that a girl raised in India would actually now be allowed to speak her mind and share her story. 

Donna Jones

Episode 14: Visiting with Donna Jones and her story “The Elephant in the Room.”

Donna Jones brought down the house at the 2019 production of "That's What She Said," when she revealed the secrets she had been holding on to for over 40 years.  Grab your tissues, ladies!

Debbie Hensleigh

Episode 13: Visiting with Debbie Hensleigh and her story, “Which Old Woman Will I Be?”

Debbie joins hosts Jenette and Kerry in the studio to talk about her mission to get women talking about "Which Old Woman" they want to be in the third third of their lives. We learn what Debbie has been up to since appearing in the 2016 cast of "That's What She Said" in Champaign-Urbana.

Lana Branch speaking on the She Said stage

Episode 12: Visiting with Lana Branch and her story “#sorrymomanddad”

Kerry and Jenette visit with Lana Branch and her story, titled #sorrymomanddad, about her unconventional journey to become a mom and how she is now realizing it's time for payback.

Peggy Pritchard

Episode 11: Visiting with Peggy Prichard and her story “Birthdays, Yoga and the C Word”

Peggy Prichard shared her story "Birthdays, Yoga and the C Word" onstage in That's What She Said 2016 - on her actual birthday.  She let the audience in on why it's dangerous to compare ourselves to others and we should embrace exactly who we are no matter our age! 

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