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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

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

An Indoor Cycling Mogul on Her Rise to The Top

1/9/2019
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Listen in as Ruth Zukerman, founder of both SoulCycle and Flywheel, talks with Laura about how she parlayed her personal passion of indoor cycling, her natural networking skills, and her past teaching experience into two highly successful businesses that help people become better versions of themselves every day. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on January 9, 2019 on SIRIUS XM's Business Radio Powered by The Wharton School, Channel 132

Duration:00:54:08

What Does Woman’s Anger Mean to You?

12/19/2018
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What does woman’s anger mean to you? Laura speaks to Soraya Chemaly, author of Rage Becomes Her: The Power of Women’s Anger, about the complexity of the emotion and how it is both triggered and addressed (or not) within our culture. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on December 19, 2018 on SIRIUS XM's Business Radio Powered by The Wharton School, Channel 132

Duration:00:54:13

After the Sexual Harassment Scandal: Leading NPR’s Internal Culture Change

12/12/2018
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This week Laura speaks with Loren Mayer, President of Operations at NPR, about how she led NPR’s recovery process after the sexual harassment scandal that shook one of America’s most cherished media organizations to its core. Loren talks through the process and power of listening, being transparent, and consistently reporting progress to help rebuild an organization’s culture and restore trust with the members of its community. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on December 12, 2018 on...

Duration:00:54:08

Is Your Company Good for Women?

12/5/2018
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Is your company good for women? Sandra Hunt joins Laura to discuss Wharton Social Impact Initiative’s innovative report, Four for Women: A Framework for Evaluating Companies’ Impact on the Women They Employ. This report sets up long-needed metrics to measure the degree to which a company is a good employer of women. Join us to hear Sandi explain the importance of transparency in gender lens investing, and the power of standardized and consistent data to grow companies’ workforce of...

Duration:00:54:02

Modern Models of Manhood

11/28/2018
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Laura and Josh Levs reunite to talk about the aspects of masculinity and manhood that are all too often undermined in our current political climate. We explore the social cost of denying men the opportunity to be seen as capable at work, competent caregivers, and essential and eager contributors to a more equal workplace and world. Listen in as Laura and Josh discuss the dangerous misrepresentations of men that were perpetrated in the Kavanaugh hearings, the false notion of work as a...

Duration:00:54:07

Bias and Bigotry

11/14/2018
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Listen in as we learn to consider the experiences of people who are different than ourselves, and through our day to day conversations, express and generate the respect and compassion that is essential for true inclusion. Erin Cross, the Director of the University of Pennsylvania’s LGBT Center, shares her expertise in gender and transgender issues to help us all understand the concept of the binary lens. We learn about the unintentional ways we create “us versus them” environments, and...

Duration:00:54:00

Generating Large Scale, High Impact Innovations

11/7/2018
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Beth Comstock, author of Imagine it Forward, joins Laura in a conversation about courage, creativity, and the power of change in the workplace. The pair dive deep into topics such as Beth’s career, the iterative process of change and growth, and allowing curiosity to propel us to learn. Listen in to Beth’s advice on how to get an idea off the ground. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on November 7, 2018 on SIRIUS XM's Business Radio Powered by The Wharton School, Channel 132

Duration:00:54:02

Iconic Women of Rock & Roll

10/31/2018
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Laura talks with Meredith Ochs, author of Rock-and-Roll Woman: The 50 Fiercest Female Rockers, about these iconic artists and the lessons for all of us in their careers –how their training, professional and personal networks, and vision enabled them to join, stay, succeed and lead in an industry where their only roles models were one another. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on October 31, 2018 on SIRIUS XM's Business Radio Powered by The Wharton School, Channel 132

Duration:00:53:49

Cultivating Female Founded Businesses

10/24/2018
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Host Laura Zarrow talks with Deborah Quazzo, Managing Partner of GSV AcceleraTE, about developing women run businesses. Deborah speaks about bringing together female founders, funders, advocates, influencers, and emerging talent who are creating platforms to elevate others. She also shares her own experiences navigating the gender barriers in the venture capital world. Deborah Quazzo is the Managing Partner of GSV AcceleraTE, a venture capital fund that invests in the education and talent...

Duration:00:54:23

Highlights from the 2018 Pennsylvania Conference for Women

10/17/2018
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Host Laura Zarrow showcases 4 segments of highlights and interviews from the 2018 Pennsylvania Conference for Women held on October 12, 2018. Amal Clooney speaks out about assaults on women both abroad and at home, in the United States. Her captivating speech conveys how using women as a weapon of war is not new, however accountability for it is. Laura interviews Amy Gallo from Harvard Business Review about conflict in the workplace. As a Muslim women with disabilities, comedian Maysoon...

Duration:00:53:44

Using Dignity to Resolve Conflicts and Create a Productive Culture

10/10/2018
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Host Laura Zarrow speaks to guest Dr. Donna Hicks on the positive effects of treating others with dignity in and out of the workplace. They discuss how meaningful connections are created when dignity is demonstrated and how that leads to resolving workplace and personal conflicts. Hicks also warns about the perils when dignity is forgotten. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on October 10, 2018 on SIRIUS XM's Business Radio Powered by The Wharton School, Channel 132

Duration:00:54:07

A Tech CEO's Story On How She Shattered the Glass Ceiling

10/3/2018
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Laura Zarrow hosted the opening keynote, a conversation with the CEO of Match Group, Mandy Ginsberg, at the annual Wharton Women in Business Summit. Ginsberg addressed both the professional and personal challenges she has faced throughout her career. She is currently one of the only female CEOs of a publicly traded tech company. Ginsberg, Class of 2001, speaks with candor about gender stereotypes and how a positive culture can be achieved when leadership cares. Originally aired with Host...

Duration:00:54:07