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Ellevate Podcast: Conversations With Women Changing the Face of Business

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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’s mission is to close the gender achievement gap by bringing more women into positions of leadership. Hosts Sallie Krawcheck and Kristy Wallace, Chair and President of Ellevate Network respectively, interview female leaders to showcase the immense talent these women bring to the table. www.EllevateNetwork.com

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’s mission is to close the gender achievement gap by bringing more women into positions of leadership. Hosts Sallie Krawcheck and Kristy Wallace, Chair and President of Ellevate Network respectively, interview female leaders to showcase the immense talent these women bring to the table. www.EllevateNetwork.com
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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’s mission is to close the gender achievement gap by bringing more women into positions of leadership. Hosts Sallie Krawcheck and Kristy Wallace, Chair and President of Ellevate Network respectively, interview female leaders to showcase the immense talent these women bring to the table. www.EllevateNetwork.com

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Episodes

Episode 123: Advocacy Matters, with Adrianne Haslet

8/14/2018
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After losing her leg during the terrorist attacks at the Boston Marathon, Adrianne Haslet decided to dedicate her life to being an advocate for amputee’s and amputee rights. On this week’s episode, Adrianne talks about some of the most challenging situations amputees have to go through, lack of insurance coverage, and why there is a need for change regarding prosthetic coverage. She also talks about steps anyone could take to support the amputee community, educate the ones around us, and to...

Duration:00:31:15

Episode 122: Finding Confidence Outside Your Comfort Zone, with Ericka Spradley

8/7/2018
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As we keep focusing on closing the gender achievement gap, Ericka Spradley, Career Coach/Chief PowHer Officer of Confidence Career Women joins us this week to share her insights about closing the confidence gap as well. Ericka talks about the importance positioning yourself well in job the application process, balancing multiple jobs and responsibilities, and the importance of prioritizing. From shaving her head unannounced to publishing three books, Ericka explains the impact of leaving...

Duration:00:25:12

Episode 121: Acting with a Mission, with Tara Abrahams

7/31/2018
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Starting her path in non-profits a young age, Tara Abrahams, the Executive Director of Glamour’s The Girl Project, realized that she wanted to be a part of a mission-driven organization early on in her career. This week, Tara joined us to talk about the difference between non-profit and for-profit companies, the important role volunteering plays in making an impact, as well as The Girl Project’s work in providing girls all around the world with quality education. Tara also gives insights...

Duration:00:27:34

Episode 120: From Freelance to Founder, with Adda Birnir

7/24/2018
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After trying out variety of different jobs and markets, Adda Birnir, CEO & Founder of Skillcrush, taught herself how to code and design and decided to get into the tech world. What started out as her side project to find a better way to teach women technological skills turned into Skillcrush, her rapidly-growing company. This week, we talked to Adda about how she got started, finding long term opportunities, job stability within the entrepreneurship world and corporate world, as well as the...

Duration:00:19:17

Episode 119: By Girls, For Girls, with Meredith Maskara

7/17/2018
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A third generation girl scout, Meredith Maskara, CEO of the Girl Scouts of Greater New York is not just passionate about girl scouts, but about supporting the generation of young girls and women who will be the change agents of tomorrow. This week, we talked about inclusivity and diversity within Girl Scouts, their active involvement in legislative decisions, the new programs Girl Scouts is offering including fields of STEM, advocacy, and entrepreneurship and how Girl Scouts are adapting...

Duration:00:33:39

Episode 118: Marathon, Not a Sprint, with Maria Yuan

7/10/2018
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Growing up in a politically engaged household and having a passion for civic engagement from an early age, Maria Yuan, Founder of IssueVoter, defines herself as someone who is “interested in fixing really big problems”. This week, we sat down with her to talk about how she was able to balance her work life in Finance and Investment Banking setting up IssueVoter, coming up with great ideas and being able to grow them, as well as how her background and her experience in being a Campaign...

Duration:00:23:02

Episode 117: No One Puts Women In The Corner, with Deena Baikowitz

7/3/2018
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After moving to new York, Deena Baikowitz, Chief Networking Officer of Fireball Network, realized how important it was to have a network of other people to support, help, and give feedback. Working in numerous fields from Broadway to healthcare, Deena emphasizes the importance of having personal relationships no matter which field or stage of career one is at. On this week’s episode, we talked about her consulting and coaching agency, Fireball Network, using Ellevate as a member, the...

Duration:00:30:12

Episode 116: Knowing Your People, with Sarah Clark

6/26/2018
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After realizing that she did not feel complete at a job she loved, Sarah Clark, CEO of Mitchell Communication Group, left her job at Walmart to adopt her son and spend time doing what she really wanted to do - becoming a mom. Returning to work at Mitchell, Sarah talks about the importance of selecting the right people, nurturing leadership and growth, as well as how a company’s culture can make or break the work itself on this week's episode. She discusses the notion of being a caring...

Duration:00:24:05

Episode 115: Changing Blockchain, with Amber Baldet

6/19/2018
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After leading the Product Development team at J.P. Morgan, Amber Baldet, the Co-founder and CEO of Clovyr decided to take a dive into the world of startups. A self-taught coder, Amber is now successfully redefining the world of blockchain and cryptocurrency as well as showcasing what women in tech can achieve if they have the right tools. On this episode, Amber talks about importance of having a good partner when leading a startup, importance of shared responsibility in families, as well as...

Duration:00:29:13

Episode 114: Being an Ally, with Mike Steib

6/12/2018
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As the CEO of XO Group, Mike Steib’s road to becoming a successful leader has not only been a result of hard work and dedication; but also of networking and influential women he has worked with in his life. On this episode, Mike talks about the diversity at XO Group and how it impacts growth and leads to more success, women as Board of Directors members, and the impact his wife had on him as both a life and business partner. With his new book on driving the most impact in careers, managing...

Duration:00:27:01

Episode 113: Removing Stigmas, with Chelsea VonChaz

6/5/2018
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When Chelsea VonChaz was walking the streets of Los Angeles, she saw a homeless (or “houseless” as she calls it) woman having her period with no proper menstrual hygiene products. The woman’s blood stained undergarments were a sign for Chelsea to take action, so she did some research and started a nonprofit, #HappyPeriod, that soon became a nationwide movement. In this episode, Chelsea talks about the stigma surrounding menstruation, lack of access to proper menstrual hygiene products among...

Duration:00:31:33

Episode 112: Growing Through Values, with Sarah LaFleur

5/30/2018
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Sarah left what was once a dream job of going into management consulting to turn her dreams into product at MM.LaFleur. Though Sarah's mother worked in high fashion, Sarah had no experience in the field. However as a woman working in corporate America, she saw the need for change and disrupted the industry of women’s business clothing. In this episode, we talk with Sarah about how her business grew so drastically over the past few years, their “bento box” that tripled company revenue...

Duration:00:27:22

Episode 111: Recognizing Opportunity, with Hannah and Jade Sullivan

5/22/2018
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Hannah and Jade Sullivan are women founders disrupting an age-old industry. When Hannah and Jade first had the chance to start Pogo.co, their own insurance business, they weren’t sure it was for them. They were designers by trade and had no formal experience working in insurance. But being the go-getters that they are, Hannah and Jade recognized their fresh perspective could provide a unique opportunity to reshape the way things were done. In this episode, we talk with Hannah and Jade about...

Duration:00:23:57

Episode 110: Building an A-Team, with Whitney Johnson

5/15/2018
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As one of the top thought leaders in business innovation, Whitney Johnson has reshaped the way we think about professional development. Whitney’s latest book, Build an A-Team, looks at how bosses can create an ever-improving and engaged team. In this episode, Whitney talks about the thought process and research behind her book as well as what it means to disrupt yourself.

Duration:00:24:18

Episode 109: Finding Sustainable Success as an Entrepreneur, with RM Harrison

5/8/2018
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For RM Harrison, entrepreneurial success doesn’t just mean big profit margins. After starting her entrepreneurial career as a communications designer, RM realized that to continue to flourish, she needed to find a way to keep her passions alive, even if it meant making big changes. That’s when she decided to start helping other entrepreneurs design business models that not only drive financial success but also cultivate and maintain a sense of fulfillment for the entrepreneur. In this...

Duration:00:21:24

Episode 108: Switching Industries and Thriving, with Katie Abouzahr

5/1/2018
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Ever wanted to change industries but felt overwhelmed by what it would take to do so? Katie Abouzahr proves that it can be done, and done well at that. Katie served as a Medical Doctor in the National Health Service for years. She loved treating patients but wanted more control over her career. Now, Katie spearheads gender diversity research efforts for Boston Consulting Group. In this episode, Katie gives an honest account of what it's like to transition into a different industry, and she...

Duration:00:24:34

Episode 107: Realizing the Power of the Individual, with Elizabeth Zeigler

4/24/2018
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Elizabeth Zeigler is a master in the art of fundraising. As CEO and President of Graham-Pelton Consulting, she uses her powers for good. Unlike other consulting firms, Elizabeth’s works to help nonprofits get the support and funding they need to achieve their philanthropic mission. In this episode, Elizabeth discusses the exceptional power of individual giving, and she provides a refreshing example for how companies can create equal opportunities for flextime employees.

Duration:00:33:06

Episode 106: Getting Women to the C-Suite, with Archana Ravichandran

4/17/2018
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Less than 30% of key management positions are held by women. Archana Ravichandran is working to change that. After getting her MBA from Wharton, Archana decided she wanted to try her hand at management. She signed on as a manager with Google and led three different teams over the course of her seven years there. Now, she is using her people skills to help professional women get to the top through her very own podcast. In this episode, we talk with Archana about what it takes to be an...

Duration:00:32:32

Episode 105: This Is What An “Innovative Solution” Actually Looks Like, with Laura Atwell

4/10/2018
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Laura Atwell is solving two big problems at once. As VP of Development at Team Rubicon, Laura helps military veterans get reintegrated into civilian life by connecting them to disaster relief projects. Laura uses her background in journalism and her fundraising skills to tell Team Rubicon’s powerful story and raise funds that fuel disaster relief missions all over the world. Follow along with our conversation with Laura as she talks about her path to making a difference and what goes into...

Duration:00:21:13

Episode 104: Advocating for Women in the Workplace, with Rana Nawas

4/3/2018
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Rana Nawas has spent her professional life standing up for women’s rights in the workplace in Dubai. As SVP of Capital Markets for GE, Rana pushed for better maternity leave policy and advocated for women at her company. As President of the Ellevate Dubai chapter, Rana creates opportunities for professional women to develop their careers and support one another. Rana’s next endeavor is her podcast, “When Women Win,” which highlights formidable women of the past and present. On this episode...

Duration:00:26:46