It is estimated that hundreds of thousands of rape kits, a collection of DNA evidence removed from a sexual assault victim, go untested in police departments and crime storage lab facilities across the country. A new documentary produced by Mariska Hargitay, I Am Evidence, tells the story of four survivors whose rape kits went untested […]
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Have you ever considered how much of your power you hand over to others? Others will take as much power as we are willing to give them. Society today treats women’s empowerment as something special, but the reality of it is that empowerment should be the norm. Don’t miss today’s show with Lisa Hendrickson, that […]
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Childbearing is hard enough when everything goes as planned, but when infertility is involved, then the difficulties are magnified and the hopes and dreams of a family are at stake. I’m talking today with a pioneer in the field of infertility and someone who has devoted her life to making this pathway easier and more […]
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Lindsey E. Murphy is the creator, producer, and host of The Fab Lab with Crazy Aunt Lindsey, YouTube’s #1 kid science web series that takes everyday science concepts and turns them into fabulous DIY projects for kids. Since launching in 2010, the show has garnered partnerships and projects with the likes of Scientific American magazine, […]
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What’s the biggest risk you’ve ever taken? Today’s show is all about taking a giant leap of faith to pursue dreams and make things happen! My guest today left Hong Kong as a young teenager, not knowing what would happen as she journeyed to the US to pursue an education. She encountered many struggles along […]
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Networking, we know it’s important, but do we really know what it is and how to do it? Whether your networking skills need a little fine-tuning, or a major overhaul, this is the show to help you sharpen your networking proficiency. Kelly Hoey is author of the bestselling book, Build Your Dream Network. Lauded by […]
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Who do you call if you need help in the middle of the night? As important as networks are in the business world, your circle of friends is infinitely more valuable! We need to nurture these relationships with human connection and generosity of spirit, and not fall into the trap of automating these connections through […]
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Do you find yourself living “outside the box” or conforming mostly to society’s stereotypes? My guest today, Allison Robicelli shares her story of becoming an accidental baker, a cancer survivor, and an unapologetic lover of carrot cake, chocolate pie and of course cupcakes! Allison Robicelli is a baker, TV personality, and author of the critically-acclaimed […]
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My guest today is Laurie Sedgwick, Director of Career Management for Executive MBA’s at Cornell University. Prior to joining Cornell Laurie’s career spanned roles in executive search, biotech start-ups, nonprofits and a six-year career with the U.S. Army Signal Corps as a jumpmaster, platoon leader, and company commander. In this episode, Laurie shares about her […]
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You might be like countless other women asking, “What is my life’s purpose? What can I do with my time that is important and making a difference in the world?” Though it might seem like a journey without a clear answer, there is so much work to be done in this world that is already […]
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Many women feel that they are ill-equipped and unable to handle their personal or their family’s finances. Today it is still true that in most households, men tend to handle matters of investments and assets. Today, I am speaking with one woman who is on a mission to change that narrative and broaden the wealth […]
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Lyn-Genet Recitas’ success story began when everything she thought she knew about healthy eating was proven to be wrong. Lyn-Genet is a sports nutritionist, NMT, and a Holistic Health Practitioner and New York Times bestselling author of The Plan. She developed The Plan, a system for reducing inflammation in the gut, based on real-time evidence […]
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Have you ever had a conversation with someone, and you just felt good around them? Because we feel so good, we want to connect more deeply. There’s a reason for that! My guest today, Kare Anderson, is going to explain that phenomenon and why it is essential to a successful and happy life. Kare was […]
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Women who choose to take time off from their career in order to raise a family or pursue their dreams often find re-entry challenging, especially if that gap of time is more than a few years! Our world is rapidly changing before our eyes, and more moms are finding opportunities to work and raise a […]
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It’s difficult to find enough hours in the day to get everything done and still find some downtime. When we do, the result is often stress, overextension, and exhaustion. My guest today, productivity expert Paula Rizzo, knows those feelings better than anyone. Paula comes from the fast-paced world of television production. With so much on […]
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My guest today is on a mission to show women how to stop being so “nice,” and start seeing results in their career. Dr. Lois Frankel is the author of New York Times bestseller, Nice Girls Don’t Get The Corner Office among many others, and a much sought-after public speaker and consultant. Her life’s work […]
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My guest today is Jessica Robinson, founder and CEO of The PurePoint Cyber Security Firm. Security and empowerment are Jessica’s top priorities, and she uses her years of industry experience and her passion for empowering women to change the security game. Computer engineering and security are a largely male-dominated field. Jessica remembers looking around at […]
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My guest today shares an amazing story of surviving unspeakable tragedy during the Rwandan Genocide. Consolee Nishimwe is an author and genocide survivor who fled the violence in her community after the murder of her Father. During the genocide, neighbor turned against neighbor and the men (and boys regardless of their age) were specifically targeted and […]
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My guest today is DeNora Getachew from Generation Citizen. She and her nonprofit are working tirelessly to bring civics education to the next generation. Generation Citizen encourages young people to actively engage in democracy. This educational nonprofit goes into public school classrooms to get kids excited about democracy by following a curriculum that uses action-based […]
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My guest today is an expert on making the ask. What do I mean by making the ask? Often the ask is about money: maybe you are a philanthropist that needs grants, a startup looking for investment capital, or you are too nervous to ask for a raise or promotion at your current job. Laura can help […]
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