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Women@Work is a weekly conversation on how to help women join, stay, succeed and lead in the workplace. Our show airs live on SiriusXM132 on Wednesdays, at 4 pm ET. We explore tactics and strategies to help women and men at all stages of career; talk with extraordinary role models; and look through the gender lens to build a more inclusive, satisfying and diverse workplace. Women at Work is the proud recipient of a 2016 Gracie Award from the Alliance for Women in Media. Business Radio is powered by The Wharton School. Laura Zarrow is the host of Women@Work and Executive Director of Wharton People Analytics. Patricia Hall is the producer.

Women@Work is a weekly conversation on how to help women join, stay, succeed and lead in the workplace. Our show airs live on SiriusXM132 on Wednesdays, at 4 pm ET. We explore tactics and strategies to help women and men at all stages of career; talk with extraordinary role models; and look through the gender lens to build a more inclusive, satisfying and diverse workplace. Women at Work is the proud recipient of a 2016 Gracie Award from the Alliance for Women in Media. Business Radio is powered by The Wharton School. Laura Zarrow is the host of Women@Work and Executive Director of Wharton People Analytics. Patricia Hall is the producer.
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Women@Work is a weekly conversation on how to help women join, stay, succeed and lead in the workplace. Our show airs live on SiriusXM132 on Wednesdays, at 4 pm ET. We explore tactics and strategies to help women and men at all stages of career; talk with extraordinary role models; and look through the gender lens to build a more inclusive, satisfying and diverse workplace. Women at Work is the proud recipient of a 2016 Gracie Award from the Alliance for Women in Media. Business Radio is powered by The Wharton School. Laura Zarrow is the host of Women@Work and Executive Director of Wharton People Analytics. Patricia Hall is the producer.

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English


Episodes

Curiosity and Courage with Miriam Peskowitz

8/21/2019
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NYTimes bestselling author, Miriam Peskowitz sits down with Laura to share the funny, frustrating and inspiring stories of her own career, and the ideas at the heart of her books, including The Truth About the Mommy Wars, The Daring Book for Girls and her most recent- Code Like a Girl. Miriam walks us through her surprising career transitions, and inspires us find the power and joy that comes from learning to do the things we’ve never done before. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow, on...

Duration:00:53:09

Simple Facts and Federal Policy with Jessica Mason

8/14/2019
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Laura and Jessica Mason, Senior Policy Analyst at The National Partnership for Women & Families, unpack the data behind the figures we see in the headlines and the role of federal policy in protecting everyone in the workforce. Listen in as Jessica connects the dots between the gender pay gap, healthcare, reproductive rights, and economic security. Want more? Visit the National Partnership for Women & Families website: http://www.nationalpartnership.org. Originally aired with Host Laura...

Duration:00:53:06

Politics and Change with Martha Grant and Kelly Dittmar

8/7/2019
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Martha Grant, Product Manager for CRM Action Builder, discusses how she builds technology to help grass roots organizers connect to each other, with the optimistic view that together we can create the future – and world – that we deserve. In the second half of our show, we sit down to discuss real data, and what it tells us about the impact of federal policy changes on women, girls, and the economy with Kelly Dittmar, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University. Originally...

Duration:00:53:39

Becoming a Force Behind the Music with Meredith Ochs

7/31/2019
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Laura sits down with Meredith Ochs, an award-winning broadcast journalist, author, musician, and photographer. She is a longtime contributor to NPR, the first female editor at Guitar World magazine, and the author of Rock-and-Roll Woman: The 50 Fiercest Female Rockers. They talk about the women who broke the mold of “girl singer” to become writers, arrangers, producers, and cultural icons, fueled by the power of unshakable faith in themselves. Tune in as Meredith explores the little known...

Duration:00:54:10

Getting into the Room Where It Happens with Jill Griffin

7/24/2019
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Are you looking to get a board seat? Not sure how to do it? Laura’s guest, Jill Griffin, author of Earn Your Seat On A Corporate Board, talks about getting into the room where it happens. Jill provides practical advice about creating and customizing a board resume, knowing your niche, finding vacancies, and promoting yourself to the influencers. Jill speaks about the power in how you dress, the impact of your language choices, and how to be forthcoming about your past and your worth. Want...

Duration:00:54:09

What #MeToo Means for Corporate America with Julia Taylor Kennedy

7/10/2019
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In the era of #MeToo, how has your workplace changed? Laura speaks with Julia Taylor Kennedy, Executive Vice President at the Center for Talent Innovation about the study behind their HBR article, Ending Harassment at Work Requires an Intersectional Approach. Julia talks about what the data revealed about the role of power men and women’s experience of harassment in the workplace, and why protecting employees is vital to success. Originally aired with host Laura Zarrow on July 10, 2019 on...

Duration:00:54:10

New Rules Summit 2019

6/19/2019
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Laura attends the New York Times New Rules Summit in Brooklyn, where the country’s thought leaders and change agents gathered to create a road map for advancing women in the workplace. Tune in to the session with Anita Hill, and Laura’s conversations with Eilene Zimmerman, a NYT journalist covering the New Rules Summit, William Browning, Senior Vice President and Chief Transformation Officer for United Way Worldwide, and Vanessa Esparza, Senior Vice President of Human Capital at Gladstone...

Duration:00:53:01

Making Money Work for Us

6/5/2019
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Jean Chatzky, financial editor of NBC Today talks with Laura about her new book, Women with Money. Jean explains how our feelings unintentionally put money into motion, and digs into womens’ ‘money stories” – including Laura and Jean’s- to help us each see how our individual emotional needs shape not just our bank accounts, and how we live our lives as a result. Visit https://www.hermoney.com/ Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on June 6, 2019 on SIRIUS XM's Business Radio Powered by...

Duration:00:54:09

Building the Bridge Between Business and Politics

5/22/2019
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Elizabeth Vale, Distinguished Fellow at Penn’s Fels Institute of Public Policy joins Laura for a conversation that is as rich as Elizabeth’s own career. Listen in as she talks about her work on Wall Street, teaches us all about the value of downshifting, and how the same money that brings freedom, can easily become “golden handcuffs”. She shares the story of how her political activism launched a second career, and the extraordinary experience of serving as the Executive Director of the White...

Duration:00:54:10

The Unexpected Path to Success

5/18/2019
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In this episode, Laura connects with two distinguished Wharton alumnae, Grace Vandercruz and Shaz Kahng. Grace, Founder and Managing Director at Grace Global Capital, talks about growing up in a large family and how the female role models in her life impacted her love and dedication to education. This immigration story embodies the power of education in America’s meritocracy. Shaz reflects on her transition from hard science to business, shares her mentorship tips, and explains how...

Duration:00:53:27

Teams at Work

5/16/2019
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Laura speaks with Kristine Lilley, US Women’s Soccer two-time Olympic Champion, and Dr. Lynette Gillis, Associate Provost at Concordia University, kick around their ideas of why team sports can teach us about teams in the workplace. Kristine and Lynette open up about their unexpected partnership and their book, Powerhouse, which focuses on the four pillars of a team: transform, empower, achieve, and motivate. Listen in as they talk about the importance of individuality, diversity, and values...

Duration:00:54:16

Gender Editor: The Job That Shouldn’t Exist

5/2/2019
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Jessica Bennett, first ever Gender Editor of the New York Times, returns to Women@Work to share her sharp insight and humor with Laura. They discuss the New York Times commitment to serve its female readers (and society at large) by chronicling the critical gender issues of our time. Want more? Check out https://www.nytimes.com/by/jessica-bennett. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on May 1, 2019 on SIRIUS XM's Business Radio Powered by The Wharton School, Channel 132.

Duration:00:54:19

Make Trouble

4/17/2019
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Laura dives deep with Cecile Richards, the former President of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the author of Make Trouble: Stand Up, Speak Out, and Find the Courage to Lead. Cecile opens up about her activism, private life, and all she learned from her mother, the groundbreaking Governor of Texas, Ann Richards. Listen in as Cecile gives us both the tactical advice and inspiration to make societal change happen, and maybe even make a little trouble ourselves. Originally...

Duration:00:57:35

Does Diversity Training Really Work?

4/10/2019
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Laura sits down with Katy Milkman and Edward Chang to discuss the surprising findings of Wharton People Analytics’ recent research study on bias intervention and behavior change. Tune in as they discuss the purpose and problem of stereotyping, the power of nudges, and the most promising strategies for creating inclusive workplaces! Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on April 10, 2019 on SIRIUS XM's Business Radio Powered by The Wharton School, Channel 132

Duration:00:54:10

Brave Not Perfect

4/3/2019
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Laura connects with Reshma Soujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, and author of Brave, Not Perfect: Fear Less, Fail More and Live Bolder, to discuss breaking down the fear of not being good enough as not just an uncomfortable emotion - but as a fundamental barrier to our ability to live fully realized lives. Listen in as Reshma explains the power bravery has to free us from the tyranny of perfection, and lead us to happier, more impactful lives along the way. Originally aired with Host...

Duration:00:53:52

Be Happier and More Productive at Work

3/13/2019
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Are you up in the middle of the night stewing over yesterday’s meeting? Confused as to why you sent a simple email and your colleague basically declared war in response? Or are you an introverted, working mom who has no intention of attending the all-team trip to the baseball game on Friday night? Laura’s guest, Liz Fosslien co-author and inspired illustrator of No Hard Feelings: The Secret Power of Embracing Emotion at Work, will help us understand the deeper issues behind these common...

Duration:00:54:01

Corporate Board Diversity

3/6/2019
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Join Laura and Deb DeHaas, Vice Chairman and National Managing Partner of the Center for Board Effectiveness at Deloitte, as they speak about Deloitte’s corporate board diversity report, Missing Pieces. How do you get on a corporate board? And how can more underrepresented candidates get into that pipeline? Listen in as Deb answers these questions and talks with Laura on how to bring diversity and inclusion to life in big businesses. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on March 6, 2019...

Duration:00:54:13

Shopping to Make a Difference

2/27/2019
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Laura speaks with Jane Mosbacher Morris, Founder and CEO of To The Market, former Director of Humantarian Action for the McCain institute for International Leadership, and author of Buy the Change You Want to See: Use Your Purchasing Power to Make the World a Better Place. Listen in as Jane explains how we can shop smarter, and the life changing economic impact our shopping choices can have on communities around the world. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on February 27, 2019 on...

Duration:00:54:15

Creating Policy Change for Women, Moms and Families

2/13/2019
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Laura talks with activist at large, Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, Executive Director and CEO of MomsRising and Board President of the MomsRising Education Fund on the importance of the Paycheck Fairness Act, and the combination of issues that women, moms, and families across this country are facing. Kristin details her inspiration for activism, and why with steady work, no matter how small our efforts, big changes can be made. Listen in to find out more! Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow...

Duration:00:54:11

Stepping Up to Lead: Executive Education For Women

1/23/2019
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Laura talks with Patti Williams, newly appointed Academic Director of Wharton Executive Education’s Executive Development Program about the personal and professional factors that are necessary for women to move into organizational leadership, and the principles behind the design of Wharton’s two-week program. Listen in as Patti shares her own story of stepping into this role, and discusses the power of humility and courage to spark growth and advancement. Originally aired with Host Laura...

Duration:00:54:24