This week, Vicki Shabo, a Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation took time out of her busy schedule to educate us about her work advocating for gender equity in the workplace, including the fight for a national paid and medical family leave program.
We met with Lara Sweet, the former Chief People Officer of Snap Inc., this week to talk about working your way to the C-Suite, finding your passion, and the importance of being known as a problem solver. We also discussed the power of asking for help and never having to choose between family and work.
This week we speak with Rashida Hodge, the VP of Azure Data and AI at Microsoft Customer Success about what it's like to be a black woman leading her field in tech. Plus, we dig into sticking up for yourself at work and learning to say yes to opportunity when it presents itself.
This week, Jen Hollingsworth, COO of Lionsgate motion picture group shares her personal journey to becoming part of the C-Suite and everything she discovered along the way. Plus, we discuss advocating for yourself and others, learning to lead, and how hard it can be to stop apologizing.
This week, we talk to the legendary actress from the hit show Three’s Company, Suzanne Somers! Hear how she went from being the most famous and beloved actress on TV to getting fired, just because she asked for a pay raise.
Plus, she takes us through the ups and downs of her journey through publishing and building a health and wellness empire and how at the age of 74 she and her husband Alan still keep the spark alive.
This week, we talk to Kerstin Emhoff, CEO of PRETTYBIRD, Ventureland, and Pipelines. Kerstin talks about how she went from dancing ballet as a young girl in Minnesota all the way to starting one of the most well-renowned production companies. Though she faced several snags along the way, Kerstin has achieved great success. We also hear about how she is working to effect change in the entertainment industry.
On this episode of She Dynasty, the inspiring CFO of Hello Sunshine, Liz Jenkins, discusses how she went from wanting to be an actress to being at the c-suite level at a powerful media company. Liz and Valerie also pause to address the current social climate, including systemic racism and the Black Lives Matter movement.
Need a break from hearing about Coronavirus or stressing about work? Get lost in part 2 of Valerie’s personal love story. If you haven’t heard part one (episode 36) is important that you do!
And The She Will Overcome essay challenge continues!
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- Submit your essay to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Give it a fun and creative title
- Must be about overcoming a snag/hardship (does not need to be work-related)
- 1,700 words or less
- Must be a true story
- Of course, you retain the rights to your story – we just want to read it!
Amanda Chantal Bacon, founder and CEO of Moon Juice, talks to us about why her own health crisis sparked an idea to start a plant-based nutrition company. Plus, she discusses the challenges of starting a business as a single mother and gives advice to other budding entrepreneurs.
Donna Lamar, Global Executive Creative Director at Twitter, talks about being a creative in the business world, and tells us what she learned on the way to being a top executive at one of the most used social networks in the world.