WBEZ | Sow Hope http://www.wbez.org/tags/sow-hope Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Global Activism: SowHope http://www.wbez.org/series/global-activism/global-activism-sowhope-108192 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/P1000718 (3) (2).jpg" alt="" /><p><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F102594517&amp;color=ff6600&amp;auto_play=false&amp;show_artwork=false" width="100%"></iframe></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Museo Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 24px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Former White House photographer Mary Dailey Brown was eager to work for a non-profit focusing exclusively on women, so when she couldn&rsquo;t find one that met her criteria, she decided to start her own. She and her husband, Doug, decided to sell farmland Doug had inherited in order to start&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.sowhope.org/" style="color: rgb(56, 118, 178); font-family: 'Museo Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 24px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" target="_blank">SowHope</a><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Museo Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 24px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">&nbsp;in 2006.</span></p><p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Museo Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 24px;">&ldquo;It was like diving off a cliff,&rdquo; Mary says. </span></p><p><span style="background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: 'Museo Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 24px;">Mary joins us to talk about what it took to get her organization off the ground and what SowHope has been able to accomplish.</span></p></p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 14:30:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/series/global-activism/global-activism-sowhope-108192