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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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/
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.