Lara Sweet talks about life in the C-Suite, finding your passion, and the importance of being known as a problem solver.
Every successful woman has a story to share. And we believe that on her path to success, she will arrive at what we like to call the 4 S’s. True, they’re not always in this order, and yes, sometimes the steps repeat:
Rashida speaks about her challenges and triumphs working as a black female executive at two major tech companies and dives into what it means to stick up for yourself in the workplace and how to say yes to opportunities.
Jennifer speaks about being part of the C-suite at Lionsgate motion picture group, advocating for yourself and others, learning to lead, and how hard it can be to stop apologizing.
The iconic Suzanne Somers of Three’s Company speaks with us about the ups and downs of creating her legacy as an actress, author, singer, and health mogul.
Kerstin talks about how she went from dancing ballet as a young girl in Minnesota to starting three very successful companies that create world-renowned content while working to transform the entertainment industry for the better.
CFO of Hello Sunshine, Liz Jenkins, tells the story of how working hard, making and utilizing connections, and setting her own boundaries helped her career soar to incredible heights.
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!
Donna Lamar talks about owning creativity and walks us through her journey to becoming a top executive at Twitter, one of the most used social networks in the world.
On today’s special episode, we do a deep dive on the topic of women’s advancement. Meiko discusses some mind-blowing statistics and explains all of the barriers to women in the workplace.
Hear why getting her own reproductive health tested gave Afton Vechary the spark to start Modern Fertility, an at-home reproductive health test for women.
Nicci busts some Botox myths and talks to us about how she revolutionized the world of injectables to make them more accessible.
Wende Zomnir talks to us about how she started a makeup company known for its bold colors while everyone else was selling softer shades.
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.
Sandra Dewey talks to us about overseeing the launch of HBOMax, one of the most highly anticipated streaming services.
Sali Christeson, Founder & CEO of women’s workwear brand Argent tells us why she was inspired to start the company after learning that a woman’s appearance affects her career 20-40% of the time.
Sarah talks us through the funding process and what she looks for when deciding whether or not to invest.
To launch the She Will Overcome essay challenge, Valerie shares an incredibly personal love story where she overcomes an intense snag for an unexpected ending.
A strong advocate for inclusion and diversity, Kim shares how she climbed the ladder at one of the country’s top advertising agencies and how she uses her platform to help other women grow.
Ambitious female entrepreneur Susan Sarich talks about her path to founding successful bakery empire SusieCakes based on the principle of clean, high-quality ingredients.
Paula has run major news networks and owned a professional sports team, but connecting with her long-lost family in China is her greatest achievement.
Listen to hear how celeb stylist Jessica Paster transformed a challenging childhood into a thriving career among the biggest celebrities in the world.
Courtney Sanchez, COO of Vimeo talks balancing motherhood and a C-Suite role at a global company, her ever-evolving goals and the importance of women supporting women.
Sandra Campos shares how her goal-oriented work ethic has taken her to the top, and what it’s like to work with the legend herself, Diane Von Furstenberg, running one of today’s most iconic brands.
Accomplished entrepreneur, Shara Senderoff shares what it took for her to reach such great heights. Tune in to hear her incredible story and why says to never ask for permission.
From mergers and acquisitions to working with some of the biggest names in music, Michelle shares how her calculated career choices led to her role as the powerhouse COO of Capitol Music Group.
Determined to help others to whip their assets into shape, Shannon launched the Financial Gym to give access to affordable financial planning, through a fitness-inspired approach.
From working at a traditional modeling agency to owning her own, Kenya shares how she's adapted to stay ahead of the curve as the industry has shifted over the last 20 years.
The youngest SVP at Edelman climbed the corporate ladder in just six years by mastering the art of helping companies craft responses to potential crises, without damaging public opinion.
An innovator in the field of beauty and media, Linda shares her journey from starting the revolutionary magazine, Allure, to launching her own beauty line, Flesh to building brands at Revlon as the CCO.
A brand-building expert with over 30 years of experience shares her leadership style, her definition of success and how to take a giant leap.
Xanthe takes us on her journey from kid artist, to Art Center, to Pixar, to ad agencies big and small, to ECD at Google, “striving to be the best there ever was,” every step of the way.
Elizabeth Timme and Helen Leung are leveraging their creativity to help underserved mom and pop shops in LA. Photo credit: Maggie Shannon