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.
Today’s episode is a special Deep Dive episode where we discuss the barriers to women advancing professionally with Meiko Takayama, founder and CEO of Advancing Women Executives. She tells us why despite all the talk about improving, the percentage of women in senior management positions has actually gone down. Plus, she shares advice for women dealing with bias at their office.
Listen to Afton Vechary, CEO and co-founder of at-home reproductive health test company Modern Fertility, talk about how she recognized the information gap in women’s health and why getting her own reproductive health tested helped her spot this market need. Plus, she goes in-depth about everything you need to know about women’s fertility.
Nancy Daniels, Chief Brand Officer of Discovery & Factual talks to us about taking a pay cut to leave a job she hated and how she climbed the ladder at one of the largest TV networks.
Nicci Levy, founder and CEO of Alchemy 43, busts some Botox myths and tells us everything we need to know about injectables before getting work done. She also talks about how Dry Bar inspired her to make getting injectables more of a comfortable experience.
This week, we talk to Wende Zomnir, the founder and chief creative officer of Urban Decay. She tells us how she created a makeup brand specializing in bold colors in an age where nudes dominated. Plus, she gives us an inside scoop on the beauty industry and talks us through where she sees it going next.
In this special episode, Valerie reads an essay titled The Worst 13 Days written by a listener about the burden of mental health and struggling to find her place in her family. Plus, Valerie talks to the writer about how the story ended.
EP. 39 - Sandra Dewey (President of Business Operations & Productions at WarnerMedia Entertainment: HBO Max, TBS, TNT, truTV)
Sandra Dewey, President of Business Operations at WarnerMedia, talks about the highly anticipated HBO Max and how they’re keeping up with other top streaming services. She also walks us through the challenges of balancing overseeing a traditional TV network with launching a streaming service.
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Sali Christeson, founder and CEO of women’s workwear brand Argent talks about the sexism she faced as a woman in finance and how that led her to starting her brand (Spoiler, she gives us this insane stat: a woman’s appearance affects her career 20-40% of the time.) She also gives advice on what to wear to an interview and tells us the impact appearance has on a woman’s career.
The pantsuit article we talked about: https://www.fastcompany.com/90393935/the-outrageous-deeply-sexist-history-of-the-pantsuit
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