Melissa Kilby and Anna Blue: The Extraordinary Girls of Gen Z

August 12, 2018

Gen Z girls are the tech savvy and socially conscious young women who are keenly aware of the kind of world they want to lead. Melissa Kilby and Anna Blue, co-executive directors at Girl Up are on the show today to unpack interesting findings from their organization's recent report. Girl Up surveyed 3500 girls, ages 14 to 19 across seven countries including the United States, to learn more about their perspectives on different topics including gender equality, mental health, global citizenship, and many more.

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Dr. Christyl Johnson: Women in STEM [Rebroadcast]

August 7, 2018

We're rebroadcasting one of my personal favorite episodes, a conversation with Dr. Christyl Johnson, NASA’s Deputy Director for Technology and Research Investments. Next week, we're kicking things off with a new episode featuring Girl Up, a UN Foundation initiative that trains young women to become leaders creating change for girls everywhere.

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Ashaba Faridah: Be Proud of Your Story

July 31, 2018

On today's special episode, you’ll hear the story of an incredible woman and inspiring member of our SHE Innovates community, Ashaba Faridah. Based in Uganda in East Africa, Ashaba is the founder of Bambino Life Foundation, a nonprofit that focuses on promoting girl child education & empowerment, spreading awareness on children living with disabilities and helping children living in orphanages.

On the show, Ashaba will be sharing her amazing journey, from becoming a pilot and defying the odds of women in the male dominated aviation industry, to uplifting the lives of young girls through education and empowerment.

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Maribeth Bearfield: Is Your Mental Load Holding You Back?

July 23, 2018

Maribeth Bearfield, Chief Human Resources Officer at Bright Horizons, is joining us to talk about the mental load that working mothers bear as they manage both their careers and their lives at home. She's also going to share what employers can do to better support women in this critical issue.

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Gina Rodriguez: I Can and I Will

July 16, 2018

Gina Rodriguez, best known for her role in the television series Jane the Virgin, is taking on Hollywood in a different way. On the podcast, Gina is going to be sharing with us why she started her own production house, 'I Can and I Will.' She also talks about why women need to create space for failure and why self-love is the key to supporting other women.

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Georgene Huang: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

July 9, 2018

Georgene Huang, co-founder and CEO of Fairygodboss, shares advice on how women can evaluate workplaces as they try to achieve satisfying and meaningful careers. She also talks about common themes around Fairygodboss' latest report on the "Best Companies For Women".

On this episode, we're announcing that Fairygodboss is an official partner of the SHE Innovates podcast! Together, we'll build more workplaces that address the needs of women and champion their strengths.

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Ellyn Shook: When She Rises, We All Rise

July 2, 2018

Earlier this year, Accenture released a report titled “When She Rises, We All Rise” which shared key drivers in advancing equality in organizations. Ellyn Shook, Accenture’s Chief Leadership and Human Resources Officer, joins us on the podcast to talk about surprising findings from the report and why culture is so important in making both men and women successful at work.

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Joanne Lipman: That’s What She Said

June 25, 2018

Joanne Lipman, former editor-in-chief of USA Today joins us to discuss her new book “That’s What She Said: What Men Need to Know (and Women Need to Tell Them) About Working Together”. We talk to Joanne about realistic solutions to consistently increase the number of women leaders and how men can become better advocates for women in the workplace

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Amy Cuddy: From Powerless to Powerful

June 18, 2018

Amy Cuddy is a body language expert who is best known for her 2012 TED talk on power posing, the second most popular video in the platform's history with over 47 million views. She joins us on the podcast to share her research on the link between confidence, competence and body language.

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Kristy Wallace: Paying it Forward

June 11, 2018

Ellevate Network CEO Kristy Wallace joins us today for an interesting conversation on the power of community, mentorship and the steps organizations can take to address the unique challenges women of color face at work. Kristy is leading Ellevate’s commitment to closing the gender achievement gap in business by tackling issues like unequal pay, lack of women in leadership roles and many other obstacles that deter women from advancing in the workplace.

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