Susan Thom Loubet


Ways to Connect

Sat.  12/10 12pm: Dec 17 will mark the Western US premiere in Albuquerque  of The Connected Baby, a film that demonstrates how babies form emotional connections-even before birth.  Dr Suzanne Zeedyk worked with filmmaker Jonathan Robertson to bring to life her research on babies' innate ability to communicate and connect with other people.

Sat, 11/19 1pm: Santa Clara native  Pablita Velarde  and Helen Hardin-mother and daughter-are inspiration for the first museum dedicated to American Indian Women artists, which is taking shape in Santa Fe. Margarete Bagshaw, the third generation in this family of pioneering women painters and an artist in her own right, is heading up the effort to make a place where talented Indian women artists will study and show their work.

Sat. 9/24 12p: Alicia Smith planned to retire here but instead she is leading New Mexico's Medicaid modernization effort- armed with her experience from other states. She says that changes are necessary.

Sat. 10/15 12p: Former Marine Corps Captain Anu Bhagwati is bringing national attention to the high price women pay to serve our country. 

Sat. 9/10 at noon: This week on Women's Focus, Susan Loubet talks with three local authors - artist and poet Susan Gardner on her memoir "Drawing the Line" and Ana Baca and Noel Chilton on their delicious children's story "Tia's Tamales."

About Susan Gardner:

Capitol Report New Mexico

Sat. 6/25 at noon: Susan Loubet talks with New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department Secretary, Yolanda Berumen-Deine. And, Sara Voorhees interviews filmmaker Mary Lance about her latest film, Blue Alchemy, which explores the rich cultural roots of the indigo plant and its current role in sustainable development.

Janine D'Anniballe

Sat. 4/16 at noon: Susan Loubet talks with Liz Canner, director of Orgasm, Inc, a film that runs at the Guild Theater in Albuquerque, April 17-19th. Plus, an interview with Eve Espey, UNM professor of OB/Gyn, commenting on female sexual dysfunction and what they teach the doctors at UNM. Tune in for these, and many more intriguing interviews this Saturday on Women's Focus.

Sat. 2/19 at noon: Montana rancher and author Mary Stange talks with Susan Loubet about her new book "Hard Grass: Live on the Crazy Woman Bison Ranch."

The University of New Mexico Press

Sat. 1/29: Host Susan Loubet interviews Myra Maher about her recent trip to Cuba. And, an interview with poet C.S. Merrill, once a companion and assistant to Georgia O'Keeffe.

On Weekends with O'Keeffe by C.S. Merrill (from The University of New Mexico Press):

Sat. 1/15: Kristie Miller is the author of a new book on Woodrow Wilson's wives, entitled "Ellen and Edith, Woodrow Wilson's First Ladies." Tune in for Susan Loubet's interview with Miller in Washington, DC, as well as an interview with Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords at the Women's National Democratic Club in November, 2009. Also featured is Giovanna Rossi on Women's Health.

Sat. 12/11: Susan Loubet interviews Valerie Plame Wilson and discusses her recent article for Women's Media Center, "Arms Treaty Must Not Be Derailed."

For more about Valerie Plame Wilson and full text of her article

Albuquerque, NM – Women's Focus host Susan Loubet spoke with Susana Martinez, candidate for New Mexico Governor.

Angela Bonavoglia

Sat. 3/27: Host Susan Loubet interviews author and award-winning journalist Angela Bonavoglia about her trip to the first Global Symposium on Cosmetic Vaginal Surgery.

In the first segment, Host Susan Loubet interviews author and award-winning journalist Angela Bonavoglia about her trip to the first Global Symposium on Cosmetic Vaginal Surgery.

In the second segment, Megan Kamerick talks to Aimie Burns, director of a documentary about the creation and destruction of a school in Afghanistan. The film, Stealing the Light, is premiering at the Kimo Theatre on April 9.