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Ellevate Podcast: Conversations With Women Changing the Face of Business

In the Ellevate Podcast you’ll meet real women having a real impact. Female entrepreneurs, authors, business women, and other inspiring leaders share their experience and takeaways from their careers. Ellevate Network is a community of professional women committed to helping each other succeed. We use the power of community to help you take the next step in your career. Hosts Kristy Wallace and Maricella Herrera interview female leaders to showcase the immense talent these women bring to the table.
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May 11, 2021

This week, we sit down with Julie Zaniewski to discuss sustainability, legacy, and innovation in the workplace. We dive deep into the pressures we feel to "have it all" and how to combat this, so it's a must-listen this Mental Health Awareness Month!

May 4, 2021

To kick off Mental Health Awareness Month, we sit down with Melody Wilding, author of the new book “Trust Yourself: Stop Overthinking and Channel Your Emotions for Success at Work,” to discuss burnout, the pressure young girls face, and setting boundaries in the era of remote work. We also cover what inspired her to write a book and what it means to be a sensitive striver.

Apr 20, 2021

This week, we sit down with branding expert Leslie Zane, President and Founder of Triggers Brand Consulting, the first brand consultancy founded by a woman. We discuss the complexities of building a brand, conscious and subconscious marketing, and the many jobs of a CMO during political and social transitions.

Apr 13, 2021

This week, we sit down with Maria Eitel of the Nike Foundation and discuss the power of the pivot, taking care of yourself in stressful times, and the importance of listening. We cover her career trajectory from the White House to the Girl Effect, as well as how we can all better help girls succeed as they grow.

Apr 6, 2021
This week, we celebrate our 250th episode with Dr. Chloe Carmichael and discuss her book, Nervous Energy: Harness the Power of Your Anxiety, as well as the process of dealing with the media while launching a book. She lays out strategies for getting in touch with anxiety and setting boundaries, and explains how anxiety is often related to biochemistry and exacerbated by societal expectations.
 

 

Mar 31, 2021

On this week’s podcast, we sit down with Kathleen Grillo, Michele Cober, and Gabrielle Kohlmeier of Verizon to discuss how they each got their start and ended up at Verizon, how they’ve dealt with the pandemic and the transition to working from home, and the importance of creating an inclusive workplace. We also dive into the history of the Verizon and Ellevate partnership and what programs are in store this year.

Mar 24, 2021
On this week’s episode, we hear from Susan McPherson and her journey through journalism and to the non-profit world, the importance of building your network to help others, and why it’s essential to nurture the relationships and connections that guide and support us through our lives. She shares tidbits from her recently released book, The Lost Art of Connecting, which dives deeper into the framework of properly building trust while becoming a reliable and dependable source for not only yourself but for others.
Mar 17, 2021

This week, we connect with Cassandra Rae Pittman. She explains how people can create the positive change we seek in the world, what power means to her, and how we can refrain from cutting ourselves off from the impact we can truly achieve. Cassandra gets into the importance of having tough, yet productive conversations about politics by leading through empathy and finding a common ground. 

Mar 9, 2021

On this week’s episode, we chat with Jennifer Bisceglie, Founder and CEO of Interos, as she takes us through her fascinating journey starting out as one of the very few women in the tech industry. She gives us a breakdown of the global supply chain industry, discusses artificial intelligence and the impact of it in the workplace, and explains how companies are in a global economy with each other’s suppliers and customers. Jennifer tells us how we can intentionally give back to our communities and in turn, give back to the world. 

Mar 2, 2021
This week, we sit down with Shibani Joshi, National Business and Technology Journalist, who shares the importance of introspection and exploration to discover your true self. Shibani talks about how to advance your skillset and dig deeper into your passions to truly advocate for yourself and explains why it's important to build a safe space to fail so you gain the confidence to experience discomfort or take risks. 
Feb 23, 2021

On this week's episode we chat with Tammy Tibbetts and Christen Brandt, the Co-Founders of She's The First, a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding, funding, and supporting solutions to educate and empower girls. Tammy and Christen share their thoughts on the pandemic's effects on young girls and their education. They illustrate their journey of writing their recently published book, Impact: A Step-by-Step Plan to Create the World You Want to Live In, and what it was like to create a resource that guides readers on a journey to help them create change in a responsible, sustainable, and impactful way.

Feb 16, 2021

This week we sit down with Chana Ginelle Ewing, Founder and CEO of GEENIE and author of “An ABC of Equality.” Chana discusses how viewing business through a cultural lens has driven her to create progress and change in the community, and how business leaders can use entrepreneurship as a key to moving culture within the world forward. She shares the importance of acknowledging and reviewing structures within society then talks about the next steps on what we, as future leaders, can do to dismantle them. Looking to shop and share culture-first BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and womxn brands that mirror your beliefs? Check out the beauty community of GEENIE at https://geenie.world/

Jan 26, 2021

On this week's episode, we sit down with Megha Desai, the President of Desai Foundation, a public foundation dedicated to elevating the health and livelihood of women and children through community programs in the U.S. and India. Megha describes her inspiring story about shifting her successful career from corporate advertising to the nonprofit/impact space with an entrepreneurial focus. She talks about the challenges and rewards of working in the nonprofit industry from fundraising to building a board of directors. As she reflects on her experience over the years, she discusses how to tap in and lean into the entrepreneurial spirit along the way.

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