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Advancing ALL Women

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Welcome to Advancing ALL Women! Join host Sarah Alter, President and CEO of NextUp, for weekly conversations on the topics that matter to business leaders.

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United States

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Welcome to Advancing ALL Women! Join host Sarah Alter, President and CEO of NextUp, for weekly conversations on the topics that matter to business leaders.

Language:

English


Episodes

CEO to CEO

5/26/2023
For the final episode of this season of Advancing All Women, our former CEO Sarah Alter welcomes NextUp's new President and CEO, Lisa Baird! In this candid conversation, Sarah and Lisa will discuss the ins and outs of working as a CEO, the succession and transition process, and tips for preparing for your next big role.

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Metaverses and AI

5/12/2023
This week on Advancing All Women, we're talking 'Metaverses and AI'! NextUp CEO and President Sarah Alter will be joined by guests Bill Gillispie, Client Deliver Partner, Microsoft; Stacey Ring-Sanders, VP of Category Strategy and Development, Kellogg Company; and Diana Sheehan, Principal and CEO, PDG Insights to talk all things cutting-edge in metaverse and AI applications. We'll discuss the state of these trending technologies, where they may go next, and best practices for your organization to integrate them into your work.

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Volunteerism: Supporting a cause at work

5/5/2023
Volunteering for a cause while working full time can be a challenging balance - and a deeply rewarding endeavour. This week on Advancing All Women, we're discussing 'Volunteerism: Supporting a cause at work.' We'll be joined by four incredible NextUp volunteers: Pam Centonze, Customer Sales Lead, Campbell Soup Company; Melinda Horn, Senior Manager, Business Intelligence, Acosta; Subriana Pierce, Managing Partner, Navigator Sales and Marketing, LLC; and Bridgette Woodell, Senior Director, People, Walmart Sourcing. We'll talk best practices for supporting the causes you care about while working full-time, as well as suggestions for businesses keen to get their employees involved with non-profit organizations like NextUp.

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Opportunities for employees with past criminal records

4/7/2023
This week on Advancing All Women, we're discussing how your organization can create opportunities for employees with past criminal records. Guests Dawn Gilmore, Head of Talent Acquisition, Kroger; Jeffrey Korzenik, Chief Economist of one of the country's largest commercial banks; and Jelahn Stewart, Vice President and Special Counsel, Global Ethics and Compliance, Walmart, joined us to deep dive into the unique considerations of recruiting within this underserved candidate demographic. Learn how to find a candidate who will be a great fit, the factors that prevent many previously incarcerated persons from re-entering the workforce, and best practices for bolstering recruiting within your own organization.

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Resilience

3/31/2023
What does it mean to be resilient - and how can you support a friend or coworker experiencing major trauma? On this week's episode of Advancing All Women, we're talking to three incredible women, Lindsey Roy, Senior Vice President, Strategy, Hallmark Cards; Rebecca Fogg, Author of ‘Beautiful Trauma'; and Jacque Johnson, Resilience Expert, about their individual stories of struggle, resilience, and what it takes to get through. Plus, learn how you can meaningfully support your team members who are going through hard times.

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The Band of Sisters

3/3/2023
This week on Advancing All Women, we're joined by two of the founding members of 'The Band of Sisters'! Cie Nicholson and Lori Marcus will talk about their book, 'You Should Smile More: How to Dismantle Gender Bias in the Workplace,' and strategies for dismantling the microaggressions women face every day.

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NextUp Soar: Where Leaders Take Flight

2/10/2023
Join Advancing All Women host Sarah Alter, and guest hosts Kristin Lee and Jacquelyn Fletcher Johnson, for a deep analysis of the power of Soar. Soar is NextUp's premier leadership development program for senior leaders, and our guest Tahirah King, R&D Director - Sustainability and Operations, Mars, will discuss her experience with the program and its powerful impact on her life and career.

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NextUp's Rising Stars

2/3/2023
Join Advancing All Women host Sarah Alter, and guest hosts Karen Jones and Kat Ortiz, for a deep dive into what makes Rising Stars the essential leadership program for mid-level leaders. Our guests, Kindrah Kohne, Account Manager, Nestlé Purina North America; Ebony Peterson, Assistant Brand Manager, Marlboro Digital Equity, Altria; and Michelle Ramirez, Senior Acount Manager, Altria, will speak to their personal experiences with this career-changing, life-altering program.

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Intersectionality in Tech and Financial Services

1/27/2023
Join Advancing All Women host Sarah Alter as we discuss 'Intersectionality in Tech and Financial Services!' Our guests, Natalie Egan, CEO and Founder of Translator, and Mark Anthony Vita, Managing Director, Accenture Strategy, Accenture, will discuss their personal experiences with intersectionality, and best practices for companies to support the intersectionality of their employees.

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New Research: Gender-Centered Design and Your Workplace

11/11/2022
This week on Advancing All Women, we're discussing a brand new paper co-published between NextUp and Deloitte! We'll chat with Tiffany Mawhinney, Principal, Customer Strategy & Applied Design, Deloitte and Melissa Hurd, VP and GM, Everyday Spend Client Management Team, Global Merchant & Network Services, American Express about the five pillars of gender-centered design, how we worked with Deloitte to build them, and how American Express puts the pillars into practice.

Duration:01:00:00

On the Ground at NextUp Leadership Summit

10/28/2022
We're back, and we're kicking off our podcast's second season with something a little different! Join us at NextUp Leadership Summit as it happened, with on-the-spot interviews with attendees. Get a flavor of our biggest event of the year, and hear some incredible highlights of three jam-packed days!

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Encore: Facilitating Difficult Conversations

8/26/2022
The last few weeks have been extremely difficult for all of us as a nation. At NextUp, we know how painful and difficult conversations on these topics can be. Members have asked us, How do I talk about this with my team? How do I make sure they have what they need when these issues are so polarizing? This week on Advancing ALL Women, we're discussing 'Facilitating Difficult Conversations' with guests Brandi Greene, Managing Director of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, Work & Co, and Karen Jones, VP, Learning and Partner Solutions, NextUp. We'll discuss best practices for supporting employees and fostering candid conversations on the difficult topics and tramautic events unfolding around us.

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Allyship in Action

8/19/2022
This week on Advancing ALL Women, we have two guest hosts in the house, Dr. Kristin Lee, Virtual Learning Manager, NextUp and Tom Foley, Esq., Founder, Indigo Group LLC to discuss 'Allyship in Action' with guests Sharon Hart, EVP & CIO, Acosta and James Evans, Omnichannel Business Development, General Mills. We'll discuss their personal experiences with allyship 'ah-ha' moments, the education they sought out, and ways for all of us to put allyship into action every day.

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Encore Transitioning at Work

8/12/2022
It's Pride Month, and support for the LGBTQIA+ community at work is top of mind for us at NextUp. This week on Advancing ALL Women, we're discussing 'Transitioning at Work' with guests Keisha Williams, Director, Workplace Equality, Human Rights Campaign; Lakeisha Washington, National Chair of Engagement- Mosaic ERG and Sales & Key Account Manager, Altria; and Monique Evans, Senior Commercial Loan Closing Representative, Wells Fargo. We'll be talking about best practices for supporting trans employees and all LGBTQIA+ team members at work through the lens of our guests personal stories and lived experiences. A not-to-miss episode!

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Encore The Hidden Self: Mental Health Disclosure in the Workplace

8/5/2022
This week on Advancing ALL Women, we're talking 'The Hidden Self: Mental Health Disclosure in the Workplace' with guests Andy Dunn, author, Burn Rate: Launching a Startup and Losing My Mind; and Teri Latter, State Program Director, NAMI Illinois. Andy will tell us more about the powerful story of co-founding startup clothing company Bonobos while struggling with Bipolar I disorder. Then, Teri and Andy will discuss best practices for employers to destigmatize mental health conversations at work.

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Advancing Diverse Leadership in Supply Chain

7/29/2022
This week on Advancing ALL Women, we're discussing 'Advancing Diverse Leadership in Supply Chain' with guests Chris Adderton, Vice President, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals; Krystle Atkinson, Associate Director, Customer Supply Chain, Kelloggs; and Darcy MacClaren, Senior Vice President Digital Supply Chain and Manufacturing, NA, SAP. We'll discuss what it takes to excel in supply chain, what's behind the recent global slowdown, and best practices for organizations to bring more women into the field.

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The Waymakers

7/22/2022
This week on Advancing ALL Women, we're featuring friend of NextUp Tara Jaye Frank, and discussing her incredible book, 'The Waymakers!' Tara and Daryl Travis, Founder and CEO, Brandtrust, will talk to Sarah about their shared story, including the research they conducted together into the realities of DEI&B at work.

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How Tech Supports Remote Work Culture and Leadership Development

7/15/2022
This week on Advancing ALL Women, we're discussing 'How Tech Can Support Remote Work Culture and Leadership Development' with guests Denise Brouder. Founder + Head of Data & Insights, SWAYworkplace, and Todd Moran, Chief Learning Strategist, NovoEd. We'll discuss how tech is facilitating widespread changes in how our workplaces function, and how innovative digital learning solutions are changing the game in learning and development.

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Encore Avoiding Burnout & Managing Mental Health

7/1/2022
This week's episode of 'Advancing ALL Women,' with host Sarah Alter, President and CEO of Network of Executive Women, is 'Avoiding Burnout & Managing Mental Health.' Joining Sarah are guests Kiera Fernandez, SVP, Human Resources and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Target; and Pilar Gerasimo, Author of The Healthy Deviant: A Rule-Breaker’s Guide to Being Healthy in an Unhealthy World, award-winning journalist. Our panel will share best practices for leading and supporting your team through burnout, and managing their well-being through change and stressful times.

Duration:01:00:00

Celebrating Juneteenth

6/17/2022
This week on Advancing ALL Women, we're discussing 'Celebrating Juneteenth' with guests Karen Jones, Vice President, Learning and Partner Solutions, NextUp; Tasman Allen, Director of Sales Operations and Co-Chair of Black BRG, Kraft Heinz; and Maureen Gibbons, Vice President Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Glanbia. We'll discuss the history of the holiday, as well as best practices for companies working to recognize the day and commemorate it with their teams.

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