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Friends Like Us

A Podcast featuring women of color with different views on hot topics. 

Jun 22, 2020

Lindsey Boylan is a political activist and leader, running for the Democratic nomination for U.S. House of Representatives, in New York's 10th district in the 2020 elections. Boylan received her B.A. in Political Science from Wellesley College and then received her MBA from Columbia Business School.

Most recently, Boylan was Deputy Secretary for Economic Development and Special Advisor to NY Governor Andrew Cuomo, appointed by the governor. While there, she worked on some of the biggest issues facing New Yorkers, from helping to pass $15 minimum wage and paid family leave to developing workforce programs, creating jobs, and investing in small businesses. She also has experience dealing with emergency situations, and the economic aftermath. Part of her job in the Governor’s office was managing the Office of Storm Recovery. She led disaster relief in New York in Puerto Rico after Maria. The housing portfolio was also part of her responsibility. She fought for hundreds of  millions of dollars of funding for NYCHA in the state budget after the federal government walked away. 

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Subhah Agarwal has brought an honesty to her comedy that is refreshing, and at times a bit disturbing... but in a good way. Trust me. Subhah has written for "The Jim Jefferies Show"on Comedy Central, and "Comedy Knockout" on TruTv, amongst others. You can also catch her jokes live at stand up comedy clubs across the country. If you don't want to leave your couch, you can see her late night debut on NBC's "A Little Late With Lilly Singh." She will also be appearing on season three of HBO's "Westworld", as Ichtaca on TruTv's sketch comedy "Friends of the People", and as herself on MTV2, Comedy Central, and Gotham Comedy Live. 

Erin Jackson is one of the fastest-rising comedians in New York City. She works nightly in the city’s top comedy clubs, and has appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers, CONAN, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, This Week at the Comedy Cellar, truTV’s Laff Mobb’s Laff Tracks, Last Comic Standing, and Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham. Erin's debut comedy album, Grudgery, was released in 2018 and debuted at No. 1 on the iTunes comedy charts.

Always hosted by Marina Franklin - One Hour Comedy Special: Single Black Female ( Amazon Prime, CW Network), Trainwreck, Louie Season V, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, HBO's Crashing, and The Breaks with Michelle Wolf