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The Lead Like a Woman Show, hosted by Andrea Heuston, features top women leaders who share their inspirational stories on life and leadership.

The Lead Like a Woman Show, hosted by Andrea Heuston, features top women leaders who share their inspirational stories on life and leadership.


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The Lead Like a Woman Show, hosted by Andrea Heuston, features top women leaders who share their inspirational stories on life and leadership.




It's Easier Than It Looks

Jennifer Rotner is the Founder and CEO of Elite Creative and its companies, Elite Editing and Elite Authors. Elite is a woman-owned, full-service content and publishing services firm that offers editorial, writing, and creative support for companies of all sizes, from small businesses and nonprofit organizations to Fortune 500 companies, as well as for independent authors at every stage of the publishing journey. Elite has a team of more than 225 people worldwide, including both full-time...


I Dare You to Tell Me I Can't

Tracey Warren is a Community and Engagement Specialist and the Founder and CEO of InSpark Coworking, a collaborative workspace for entrepreneurs, freelancers, and remote workers. She is known as the connection queen and shows women entrepreneurs how to create amazing content that can help build a thriving community with ease. Tracey is also an author, truth-teller, community creator, and authentic speaker. She is a bold example of how authenticity and vulnerability can be a huge asset for...


YOU Have the Answer

Olga Sagan is the Owner of the nationally renowned bakery, Piroshky Piroshky. Founded in Seattle's historic Pike Place Market, Piroshky Piroshky has offered handcrafted pies to loyal fans since 1992. An immigrant from Russia when she was 16, Olga arrived in America and faced many challenges overcoming language barriers and learning to navigate what it means to be a woman in a leadership role — something that was not encouraged in her home country. In 2006, Olga became part owner of Piroshky...


Finding the Side Door

Michelle Bomberger is the Founder, CEO, and Managing Attorney at Equinox Business Law Group. As a small business founder and entrepreneur, Michelle understands the emotional and practical aspects of owning and scaling a business, which makes her an effective guide for business leaders in evaluating risk and opportunity in their decision making. She received her MBA and law degrees from Northwestern University and undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame. Michelle serves on the...


LOVE is a Superpower

Cathi Rodgveller is the Founder and CEO of IGNITE Worldwide, which works directly with teachers during the school day to provide programming that promotes STEM education and career advancement for girls and non-binary youth from historically marginalized communities. As a longtime educator and school counselor, Cathi witnessed the systemic obstacles girls face in accessing STEM pathways, especially girls from underserved communities. She founded IGNITE Worldwide in Seattle Public Schools...


Listen Twice as Much as You Talk

Megan McNally is a business lawyer, angel investor, and strategic advisor to purpose-driven people and organizations. She spent more than two decades as an organizational leader, consultant, educator, and public speaker, including executive roles with NPower Network, Washington State Bar Association & Foundation, and Pacific Science Center. In 2017, she founded Diana Sports TV, a streaming service dedicated to women's sports that failed resoundingly, and the FBomb Breakfast Club, a thriving...


You Can Make Anything Happen

Lei Wang is an executive coach, speaker, and mountain climber. As the first Asian woman to complete the Explorers Grand Slam, Lei has been a sought-after international motivational speaker since 2010. She has inspired people around the world to dream big and achieve a fulfilling life that is truly exciting. As a coach, Lei helps business leaders accelerate their career to exciting new heights with ease and grace, lead their organizations to make bigger impacts, and connect deeper with the...


Ask for What You Want

Luly B. is a business strategist, speaker, coach, mother, and best-selling Amazon author on a mission to help women define success on their own terms. She is a feisty Cuban-American mom and entrepreneur with 20 years of experience in marketing strategy, business consulting, and leadership. Drawing from her experience in the nonprofit, academic, and corporate sectors as well as her own entrepreneurial journey, Luly supports women who wear a ton of hats to get over the guilt, self-doubt, and...


Find Your Allies

Katie McLaughlin is the Founder, Chief Strategist, and Transformation Artist at the McLaughlin Method, a boutique consultancy specializing in leadership and skills training for executive leaders of mid to late-stage startups. She is passionate about creating happier and healthier workplaces by stopping workplace hurt. In her business, Katie leverages her decades of experience driving organizational change, transforming processes and training programs, and applying principles of adult...


Of Course You Can!

Dr. Kara Johnson is a physician, CEO, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and international public speaker. Educated at Harvard University and the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and trained at the world-renowned Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Dr. Johnson was well-equipped to create Mountain View Medical Center, a multi-specialty medical center that brings world-class medicine to the people of Alaska. With an entrepreneurial spirit, Dr. Johnson grew Mountain View Medical Center...


Manage Up

Jessica Devine is the Founder of Todayist, an app that helps busy people be happy one step at a time. She is a former finance and management consultant and worked at the corporate level before jumping into entrepreneurship. Her previous roles ranged from personalized technology to creating the birthday fundraiser on Facebook. She leverages technology to scale a social impact for good. While she firmly believes that degrees are in no way a measure of a person’s abilities, Jessica had a...


Think BIG

Diane Najm is the Founder and CEO of PhotoPad. After practicing social work for over 20 years, Diane leapt into the entrepreneurial world to launch two tech platforms in the photo and digital content marketing space. Her first product was PhotoPad, a consumer photo app on Facebook in 2010, and PhotoPad for Business in 2016. Diane's passion and leadership continue to empower women in business by providing resources and connections. She serves on the board of directors of Women in Wireless...


What Do YOU Want?

Ariel Gliboff is the Founder and Executive Director of The Emotional Abuse Discussion nonprofit and the host of the Domestic Violence Discussion podcast, which is focused on domestic abuse from the perspective of a survivor. As a first-generation Chinese American, Ariel's goal is to create educational tools for survivors of color. She is also an Ironwoman and has a focus on exercise as a form of self-care. In this episode… Are you confident to go for what you want instead of what others...


Step Off the Cliff

Kerri Garbis is the Founder, President, and CEO of Ovation, a communication skills training firm. Kerri has trained hundreds of executives internationally on presentation skills, storytelling for business, etiquette, and emotional intelligence. At the helm of Ovation, a 30-person global training firm, Kerri ensures that every Ovation engagement delivers the highest level of client-focused professional training. Dedication to this standard sets Ovation apart from the competition and ensures...


The Itch of Possibility

Danielle Lindblom is a life coach and the Founder of Danielle Lindblom Coaching. After a degree in mechanical engineering and a career in lean manufacturing, running events, and climbing to leadership positions, Danielle experienced debilitating anxiety that had her hiding in dark conference rooms. Being laid off in 2017 was a blessing in disguise — it’s what she needed to make a big change in her life. She dove full time into her then side business of dog training and canine behavior...


[Women of Wine] You Can't Drive a Car Looking in the Rearview Mirror

Deborah Brenner is the Founder & CEO of Women of the Vine & Spirits. She graduated from the University of Delaware with degrees in English and Journalism, and was soon hired by a television and film technology company that required international travel to countries for whom wine is a part of everyday life. After over 20 years in the male-dominated field of high-end technology — and owning a marketing and public relations firm — Deborah discovered during a fortuitous trip to Napa and Sonoma...


[Women of EO] The Butterfly Years

Katty Douraghy is an entrepreneur, facilitator, podcast host, and author. She is the President of Artisan Creative, a staffing and recruitment agency focusing on digital, creative, and marketing talent, and the Founder of Inspiring Hiring, an online resume and job posting portal. Katty is also a team and retreat facilitator, working closely with entrepreneurs to become better versions of themselves. Raised in San Francisco, London, and Tehran, Katty brings a multicultural perspective to her...


Yes, You Can

Audrey Darrow is the Founder and CEO of Earth Source Organics, which produces Righteously Raw Chocolate bars. A survivor of breast cancer, Audrey experienced firsthand the debilitating effects of chemotherapy, radical surgeries, and long-term radiation. On her journey to recovery, she was overwhelmed by the expense of the nutritious foods she needed to help her heal. To afford those foods, Audrey took a job at a local health food store. While her body was still dealing with all the negative...


Examine Your Mindset

Dr. Pamela Ellis is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Compass Education Strategies and Compass College Advisory Center. Known as “The Education Doctor,” she is an award-winning educator and best-selling author of What to Know Before They Go. She has visited over 450 college campuses to help teens find a college that feels like home and partner with parents to avoid overpaying. After earning her BA at Stanford, Dr. Ellis earned an MBA at Dartmouth then received a Ph.D. from the...


[Women Presidents’ Organization Series] Bring It to Life

Lara Nikola is the Founder and President of Smart Sips Coffee, an exciting brand of unique flavored coffees, decaf, lattes, cappuccinos, and hot chocolate. She is an award-winning entrepreneur who has been featured on Good Morning America, where she swam with the sharks from Shark Tank. She has been interviewed on Fox and Friends, Money Magazine, and iHeartRadio. Lara was featured on the cover of NJBIZ and in ROI-NJ. Her products have been featured in US Weekly and Reader's Digest. Lara...