Quiet Women

Quiet Women

Some women live life out loud while others have chosen a more quiet path. Sometimes called introverts or private people, they keep their stories to themselves. These tales can be inspiring and entertaining stories involving humor, adventure and romance as well as those that are tragic and about overcoming challenges. Whether you are a quiet woman looking for the courage to let yourself be seen or you simply enjoy a good story about real life, join Stephanie Sumner, a marketing executive, entrepreneur and quiet woman herself on her quest to reveal the real and amazing lives of women you’ve never heard from before and celebrate them coming out of their shell.


Episode 10 - Stephanie: Part 2

May 1, 2021

Closing out season one of Quiet Women, our host shares the impact this podcast has had on her. Venturing into uncharted waters was both frightening and empowering as Stephanie Sumner discovered the true value of showing up and letting herself be seen.

Society & Culture Personal Journals

Episode 9 - Stevie

April 1, 2021

Stevie Archer, an accomplished executive creative director, has climbed the corporate ladder of the male-dominated advertising world. Her rise was fueled by refusing to let her gender define her, embracing herself for who she is and fighting the imposter syndrome that never seems to go away.

Guest: Stevie Archer
Personal Journals Society & Culture

Episode 8 - Suzanne

Feb. 27, 2021

In her small hometown where everyone knows your business, it was a known fact that Suzanne Flowers’ father was an alcoholic. But it wasn’t something she talked about with that many people. Until now. She shares how his addiction impacted her life, the strength it has given her and the love and admi…

Personal Journals Society & Culture

Episode 7 - Daisy

Feb. 1, 2021

Daisy Simonis witnessed a cultural tragedy that sparked a desire to help those in need. When Covid-19 rocked her London world, she dove into action again. Along the way, she discovered how an introvert like herself can master frightening social skills and reveals the superpower they hold inside.

Guest: Daisy Simonis
Personal Journals Society & Culture

Episode 6 - Michelle

Jan. 1, 2021

After a gut-wrenching battle with infertility, Michelle Cawley made a decision that would change her life forever. The path she followed led her to transform from a quiet woman to one who is putting herself front and center for all the world to see. The lessons she’s learned on her journey of heali…

Personal Journals Society & Culture

Episode 5 - Lisa

Dec. 1, 2020

Known for her outgoing personality, Lisa Parker reveals there is a whole other side to her that she’s kept hidden for decades. She shares how personal ads and notes from the universe contributed to her finally finding joy. Listen to her courageously share the story she's kept to herself for the ver…

Guest: Lisa Parker

About the Host

Stephanie Sumner

Quiet Women Host

In addition to being a Quiet Woman, Stephanie Sumner is a wife, mother, daughter, friend, entrepreneur, marketer, yogi, cook, optimist, writer, traveler, Sunday school teacher, beach lover and many other things. Her love for putting people in the spotlight and making them shine combined with her roots in journalism led her to podcasting. She's an empathic listener who is genuinely curious about people and believes everyone has an interesting story inside of them. Stephanie coined the term Quiet Women and is thrilled to be providing them a safe stage to show up on to be heard and applauded.