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Every episode gives a uniquely inspiring woman the platform to share her story. With each new guest, a completely different journey is revealed. The more we talk, the more we learn. So let’s listen to each other, ask questions and keep growing our community of amazing women who span all different generations, careers and paths.

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SHE CONQUERED
SHE MADE
SHE INSPIRED
SHE SPARKED
SHE REVOLUTIONIZED
SHE CONQUERED
SHE RULED
SHE CREATED

She Dynasty is proud to present our podcast, celebrating Women Who Rule.

What is a woman who rules?

That’s a big question with a simple answer: to us, it’s a woman who owns it.

And what is it?

It is the ability to realize your potential while helping others succeed along the way. 

MEET THE WOMEN WHO RULE

EPISODE 64

Sarah Jones Simmer

Current CEO of Found and Former COO of Bumble

It was amazing speaking with Sarah Jones Simmer, current CEO of Found and former COO of Bumble. Found is a modern weight care platform pioneering integrated support through personalized coaching, online community, and if indicated, prescription medication. Sarah walks us through her career path to the c-suite as well as how her personal health battles shaped the way she saw her life and career. Tune in to hear more about Sarah’s journey and how she got to where she is today!

EPISODE 63

Mia Kyricos

President & Chief Love Officer, Kyricos & Associates LLC

It was amazing to have a genuine conversation with wellness leader, Mia Kyricos, that highlights what's most important in and out of the office: love and authentic human connection. Mia is a global leading woman in wellness, sits on the advisory boards of Cornell university, Wellness for Cancer, and the Global Wellness Institute. She is also a celebrated speaker and has had her worked featured in the New York Times, LA Times, Travel Weekly, and more, and is the President & Chief Love Officer at Kyricos & Associates LLC. Mia speaks with us about the booming industry, her personal journey to becoming the wellness expert she is, and what it means to be a “Chief Love Officer.” For all those who want to learn more about the wellness economy, as well as those who need a reminder about the vital importance of love and curiosity, tune in for a sincere and honest conversation.

EPISODE 62

Dr. Ruth K Westheimer

World-renowned psycho sexual therapist, talk show host, author, professor, and Holocaust survivor

It was a true honor to sit down with Dr. Ruth K Westheimer, world-renowned psycho sexual therapist, talk show host, author, professor, and Holocaust survivor. Dr. Ruth speaks with us about the art of woo-ing and its important role in relationships both in business and in our personal lives. For all those who want to learn more about the art of human connection and what it takes to “woo” someone, tune in for a funny, thoughtful, and educational conversation!

EPISODE 61

Dr. Carole Robin

former Stanford professor, Co-founder of Leaders in Tech, and Author of “Connect: Building Exceptional Relationships with Family, Friends, and Colleagues.”

I had a truly authentic and illuminating conversation with Dr. Carole Robin, former Stanford professor of the world-renowned course, “Interpersonal Dynamics,” Co-founder of Leaders in Tech, and Author of “Connect: Building Exceptional Relationships with Family, Friends, and Colleagues.” Carole speaks about the importance of human connection and how we can improve relationships in our lives both in the office and with our loved ones. From the amazing and diverse experiences in her career, to her world-renowned Stanford course, to truly raw moments of self-discovery and reflection, Carole is a shining example of how to create meaningful emotional connections!

EPISODE 60

Allison Ellsworth

Founder and Chief Brand Officer at Poppi

It was amazing speaking to a fellow entrepreneur, Allison Ellsworth, Founder and Chief Brand Officer at Poppi, a prebiotic soda that promotes gut health and the leading prebiotic soda and the fastest growing non-alcoholic beverage brand in the US. Allison shares her start-up journey (one that includes an inside look into Shark Tank!), as well as her insights into risk taking, entrepreneurship, and the power of positivity! For all those out there doubting their ambitious, yet risky dreams, tune in and let Allison guide you.

EPISODE 59

Lindsay Kaplan

Co-founder of Chief

Lindsay Kaplan, Co-founder of Chief, the private network of executive women on a mission to change the face of leadership, joins us this week to talk creativity in business, the importance of having a complementary and supportive partner, why businesses need to be more inclusive and diverse, and the significance in taking calculated risks.

EPISODE 58

Christy Desai

Co-founder, CEO, and LMFT at Okay Humans

This week, Christy Desai speaks with us about the importance of taking risks, following your intuitions, and advocating for yourself. Christy is revolutionizing the world of therapy and mental health through her innovative approach to normalize getting help. Her career insights and expertise in the world of psychology and mental health are truly inspiring and are sure to impact change in the therapy space.

EPISODE 57

Lisa Ross

U.S. CEO, Edelman, the largest communications firm in the world

This week, Lisa Ross speaks with us about the “beautiful burden” of being a black female CEO in a time of unrest and inequity and walks us through her life’s work in and out of the office, highlighting the importance of showing emotion, taking care of your community, and driving change. Her story offers invaluable advice and illustrates the power of compassion and emotion in business: something that is often overlooked.

EPISODE 56

Amy Shecter

CEO of Ever/Body

This week, Amy Shecter spoke with us about her experience climbing to the post of CEO, the ins and outs of working in the cosmetic dermatology industry, and the thrill of bravely jumping into entrepreneurship.

EPISODE 73

Dr. Renee Dua

Founder of Renee and Founder of Heal

For the first time in She Dynasty history, we’re welcoming back a return guest! Dr. Renee Dua, who founded Heal in 2014, is back with a whole new enterprise and revolutionizing the healthcare space once again with a personal health assistant, Renee. Listen now to learn more about how caring for her aging parent sparked the need for Renee to automate herself in order to provide the care that they, and everyone deserves.

EPISODE 72

Bianca Gates

CEO and Co-Founder at Birdies

We’ve got a real powerhouse this week - Bianca Gates, CEO and Co-Founder at Birdies is with us talking about how she left her dream job at Facebook and built one of the fastest growing footwear companies out of the need for stylish home slippers that are perfect for entertaining! Head to any major podcast platform to listen to this episode. Valerie’s also joined by a special guest co-host!

EPISODE 71

Peggy Ang

Global Executive in Consumer & Brand Management, former CMO/SVP of Marketing at LG Electronics

Peggy Ang, Global Executive in Consumer & Brand Management and former CMO/SVP of Marketing at LG Electronics, is sharing her journey with us this week and taking us through her illustrious career. Listen to Peggy’s story of how being born to a traditional Chinese family and being raised in the Philippines in a very nontraditional way lead her to the states where she rose to the very top of her field!

EPISODE 70

Danielle Cohen-Shohet

CEO & Founder of GlossGenius

Danielle Cohen-Shohet, CEO & Founder of GlossGenius, is with us this week talking about the perfect marriage between beauty and technology! Listen in while we discuss how her passion for doing makeup and her brilliance in teaching herself to code led to the birth of the biggest software company focused on helping salons & spas run their businesses.

EPISODE 69

Analisa Goodin

Founder & CEO of Catch+Release

Valerie’s found a twin flame in the Founder & CEO of Catch+Release, Analisa Goodin. Tap the button below to hear how Analisa’s content licensing platform is revolutionizing the space by allowing companies - including the Woo - to license anything they find on the internet!

EPISODE 68

Kim Shapira

Celebrity Dietician and Nutrition Therapist

We’re switching gears for this episode, and doing something we’ve never done before on She Dynasty! Instead of our normal format, we have Kim Shapira, Celebrity Dietician and Nutrition Therapist, doing a live session with Valerie where she takes her through The Kim Shapira Method. Listen in as Kim explains the difference between her method and traditional dieting, and reorients our attitudes with food and the way we interact with it!

EPISODE 67

Alexandra Fine

Sexologist, Co-Founder & CEO of Dame

This week I’m going outside of my comfort zone and talking about sexual wellness. We’re joined by Alexandra Fine, Sexologist, Co-Founder & CEO of Dame, a sexual wellness company that’s revolutionizing how we experience and explore sexuality. Tune in as we talk about how Dame is revolutionizing the way we talk about and relate to pleasure, and their goal of closing the pleasure gap.

EPISODE 66

Shaniqua McClendon

Political Strategist, and Senior Political Director for Crooked Media

Shaniqua McClendon, Political Strategist, and Senior Political Director for Crooked Media Shaniqua McClendon, Political Strategist and Senior Political Director for Crooked Media, joins us this week to talk about her inspiring journey from North Carolina to Capitol Hill. Listen in as she discusses launching Vote Save America, the importance of being registered to vote, and the incredibly imperative work she’s doing with Register Her!

EPISODE 65

Dr. Claudia Aguirre

Neuroscientist, Mind-Body Expert, Speaker, and Advisor

It was truly eye opening to learn from Neuroscientist and Mind-Body expert Dr. Claudia Aguirre about the science of the mind, and how its connection with the body affects everything from skin health to overall longevity. Tune in as we discuss the mechanics behind feeling and emotion, the physiology of stress, and her personal journey taking neuroscience into the wellness field with brands like L’Oreal, Headspace, Unilever and more!

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Do you know someone who has the 4 S’s? Someone who has changed her community, industry or the world in a positive way? Maybe that person is your best friend. Maybe it’s your mentor. Or maybe it’s you. Success takes on many forms, and they’re all important. So go ahead, reach out and help us find our next She Dynasty guest.