Mary Hamilton: Culture of Equality

December 10, 2018

We've probably all heard the term glass ceiling, which is used to describe the invisible barriers that prevent women from advancing to senior leadership roles. The general view is that women face this barrier later on in their career. But what if this isn't the case?

Managing Director at Accenture Labs Mary Hamilton joins us on the podcast today for a deeper dive into their report, "Getting To Equal 2018: Spotlight on Young Leaders". Mary will share with us the factors that drive inequality among millennial women. She’ll also reveal key actions that leaders and organizations can take to remove these barriers.

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Cheryl Eisen: Building a Fempire

December 3, 2018

Have you ever wondered what a workplace designed for women and run by women would look like? What about an all women run and owned business that generates one million dollars in annual revenue?

They do exist – and on this podcast, we’ll be unpacking what this workplace looks like with Founder and CEO of Interior Marketing Group, Cheryl Eisen. In this episode, Cheryl talks about how she built a culture that supports and empowers women and why this is critical to the organization's success.

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Sophie Goldschmidt: Equality in Sports

November 26, 2018

Pay inequality exists across all industries — including sports. The World Surf League recently announced that it will award equal prize money to male and female athletes beginning 2019. On today’s podcast, we have the pleasure of speaking with Sophie Goldschmidt, the League’s first female CEO. It will become the first and only US based global sports league, and among the first internationally, to achieve prize money equality. Sophie will share why the League wants to be at the forefront of pushing for equality in sports… and what this means for female athletes across the world.

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Dr. Cindy Pace: How To Get Ahead

November 20, 2018

Research has consistently shown that diverse leadership can yield higher financial returns. Yet companies still fall short in promoting women, particularly women of color, to senior roles. To unpack this issue, global talent and diversity expert Dr. Cindy Pace joins us on the podcast. She recently published an article on Harvard Business Review entitled “How Women of Color Get to Senior Management”. In this episode, we’ll upack the key challenges women of color face and what solutions work to combat this.

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Cynthia Germanotta and Maya Enista Smith: Be kind. Be brave.

November 12, 2018

To celebrate World Kindness Day, we are highlighting the profound initiatives of extraordinary women from the Born This Way Foundation. Cynthia Germanotta launched the Foundation together with her daughter, advocate and international superstar Lady Gaga. The organization is aimed at empowering young people to create a kinder and braver world. On the podcast we’ve talked about online harassment, self-care and what we can all do to better support women at work. In exploring these topics, it’s important to emphasize the power of kindness and why it matters. How we treat ourselves and the people we interact with day to day have a ripple effect in our workplaces and at home.

On this episode, Cynthia will be joined by the Foundation’s Executive Director, Maya Enista Smith. Both women will inspire and challenge us to make a difference, and more importantly, be kinder to one another.

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Sacha Nauta: Fast Forward to January 2069

November 5, 2018

Have you ever wondered what a gender equal world would be like? In July 2018, The Economist published a fascinating article entitled “If 50% of CEOs were women, Generation XX: January 2069”. On this episode, we're imagining for a moment that gender equality is the norm. Women are advancing in corporations at the same rate and hold just as many powerful positions as men. Sacha Nauta, public policy editor for The Economist, joins us to explore this world and together we try to answer the question: What got us to a gender equal future? Read the article here  https://www.economist.com/the-world-if/2018/07/07/generation-xx-january-2069

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Lisa Borders: #MeToo, Now What?

October 29, 2018

Time’s Up recently appointed Lisa Borders to serve as the organization’s first-ever president and CEO. She's charged with leading the group’s efforts to ensure protection and equal opportunity for working women across all industries. On the show, Lisa shares her plans for the organization, what taking on this new role means to her and the importance of engaging men in our fight for gender equality.

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Múkami Kinoti Kimotho: Disrupting Perfection

October 23, 2018

Múkami Kinoti Kimotho is a storyteller, creative entrepreneur and CEO at Royelles Inc.. After learning that her own 4 year old daughter is plagued by today's culture of negative self-image, she's now on a mission to ignite and empower young girls to be confident, authentic and fearless. On the podcast, Mukami shares some of the challenges she’s faced as an entrepreneur, and why she prioritizes balance over perfection when it comes to building her business.

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Nigel Barker: All Men Can Be Feminist Fathers

October 14, 2018

Nigel Barker is an internationally renowned fashion photographer — best known for his role as a judge on the show America’s Next Top Model. A gender equal adovacte and humanitarian, Nigel recently became a Champion for Girl Up, the United Nation Foundation’s campaign that advocates for adolescent girls in the developing world. On the podcast, Nigel will talk about what it means to be feminist father, and why he wants his daughter and son to grow up empowered to become whoever they want to be.

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Michelle Ebanks: Empowering New Voices

October 8, 2018

Michelle Ebanks, President of Essence Communications Incorporated, a media, technology and e-commerce company dedicated to African-American women is once again at the forefront of a critical and game-changing initiative. On the podcast, Michelle will talk about the New Voices Fund, a $100 million dollar fund that aims to fix the investment gap affecting women of color. Michelle will share the economic impact of the initiative, and her advice for women of color who face challenges everyday while building their own business.

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