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Host Sally Hubbard talks to women who are killing it in their careers about what has worked for them, how they got where they are today, and what they wish they knew sooner. Women Killing It! celebrates these rockstars and harnesses their collective wisdom. The result is mentorship by podcast - women helping women unleash their superpowers at work!

Host Sally Hubbard talks to women who are killing it in their careers about what has worked for them, how they got where they are today, and what they wish they knew sooner. Women Killing It! celebrates these rockstars and harnesses their collective wisdom. The result is mentorship by podcast - women helping women unleash their superpowers at work!
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Host Sally Hubbard talks to women who are killing it in their careers about what has worked for them, how they got where they are today, and what they wish they knew sooner. Women Killing It! celebrates these rockstars and harnesses their collective wisdom. The result is mentorship by podcast - women helping women unleash their superpowers at work!




Ep. 108: Brittany Edwards and Khiana Lowe of Incorp[HER]ated Break Down Barriers in Male-Dominated Industries

Brittany Edwards and Khiana Lowe are two women with engineering degrees who know what it feels like to be one of a few and understand the power of representation and support. They are also the co-founders of Incorp[HER]ated, a women-led diversity organization that builds community and cultivates meaningful conversations in the sneaker, fashion, music and tech space. Hear what they're doing to break down barriers in male-dominated industries, and stay tuned after the interview for tips from...


Ep. 107: Award-Winning Filmmaker Sarita Khurana Follows Her Passion and Tells South Asian Stories On The Big Screen

Sarita Khurana is a film director, producer and educator. Her feature film, A Suitable Girl, world-premiered in the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival Documentary Competition section and won the Best New Documentary Director prize. Amita Khurana acts as a guest host on this special podcast episode -- a family affair. Listen to get inspired by Sarita's nonlinear path to success and by how she has created a career out of her passion.


Ep. 106: Being Courageous, with Serial Entrepreneur and Corporate Board Member Betsy Atkins

Betsy Atkins is a 3-time CEO, a serial entrepreneur & founder of Baja Corporation. She has co-founded enterprise software companies in multiple industries including energy, healthcare and networking. Betsy has sat on more than 60 public and private boards and shares her expertise in her book, “Behind Boardroom Doors: Lessons of a Corporate Director.” Listen for some good news - the number of women on boards is rapidly rising! And for pearls of wisdom learned over Betsy's long and...


Special Report: What If It Were Me? An On-The-Ground Look At Women At The Border

April Wimberley is an attorney at Hogan Lovells, a pro-bono prisoners' advocate, and the star of our past episode #19. April recently traveled to Dilley, Texas to volunteer as a legal advocate for detained immigrant women. April recorded her reflections from each day -- from admiring the women's tremendous strength, to witnessing a mother's reunification with her two sons, to the stories of women fleeing both gang violence and domestic violence. Her account inspires us all to put ourselves...


Ep. 105: From Girl Scouts CEO to Chief Growth Officer at the National Council on Aging, Anna Maria Chávez Advocates for Women At Every Stage of Life

Anna Maria Chavez is the former CEO of Girl Scouts USA and current Chief Growth Officer at the National Council on Aging, focused on the right to live and age well. She has been named one of Fortune’s world’s greatest leaders and honored as one of the most creative people in business by Fast Company. Anna shares how the lessons learned from her upbringing – including handing out flyers for her mother's political campaign -- helped her become the leader she is today.


Ep 104: Alli Young, CEO of The Forem, Gets Women Further, Faster

Alli Young is CEO of The Forem, an organization dedicated to helping women accelerating their careers, getting them further, faster. In this episode, she shares the 5 key skills that help women accelerate. Alli talks about how she took the leap from her tech career, which included 11 years at Google, to being an entrepreneur focused on helping women. “I want women to run the world. I’m excited for our future because I think there’s so much good that we could do.”


Ep 103: Being a Feminist Bride with Writer and Artist Katrina Majkut

Katrina Majkut is the author of The Adventures and Discoveries of a Feminist Bride and a groundbreaking artist whose embroidery artwork sheds light on the complexity of women's health and shatters taboos. Learn about why sexist wedding traditions matter to equality at large and how Katrina found her own unique contribution to make to the world.


Ep. 102: Startup CEO Parinaz Vahabzadeh Takes A Risk

“Take risk sooner. I think if I had been exposed to seeing people take risk and having that work out successfully -- or probably even more importantly not work out, and they were resilient, and they bounced back, and they found their footing and did something even more successful.” Parinaz Vahabzadeh is formerly the VP of Strategy and Data Labs at Tapestry, the parent company of Coach, Kate Spade, and Stuart Weitzman. Parinaz is currently founding a start-up in the tech enterprise space....


Ep 101: Co-Authors Elizabeth Wallace and Hana Schank On The Ambition Decisions

Elizabeth Wallace and Hana Schank join as two-time guests on the Women Killing It! Podcast to talk about their new book The Ambition Decisions: What Women Know About Work, Family, and the Path to Building a Life. Listen for a reminder that you’re not in it alone with the challenges of navigating family, womanhood, and career -- and for novel insights about the decisions that ambitious women face.


Ep. 100: Celebration! Sally Shares How This Podcast Has Changed Her Career and Life

Woohoo! We made it to episode 100! Host Sally Hubbard talks about how Women Killing It! has drastically changed her career and life. Sally is joined by Eryn Johnson, host of the Living Open podcast, who has been social media marketing for Women Killing It! since the beginning. Sally tells stories about the magical year she has had. She opens up about how she was super nervous about a panel - even after getting a pep talk from Gloria Steinem herself - and how Sally's guests gave her the...


Ep. 99: Serial Entrepreneur Candice Hughes Uses Science to Help People Have Better Lives

Candice Hughes is the CEO and founder of Hughes BioPharma Advisors and an award-winning serial entrepreneur. Candice has a PhD in Anatomy and Neurobiology and went back to get her MBA after hearing from venture capitalists that she didn’t have enough business experience -- despite having already led several successful ventures. Candice’s deep first love is getting more innovative technology to patients so they can live better lives. She talks about why she loved studying neuroscience,...


Ep. 98: How to Pivot for Meaningful Success with Business Strategist and Author RM Harrison

RM Harrison is a business strategist for women entrepreneurs and the author of the book The Pivot Map, which guides readers through essential shifts to help them achieve long-lasting success. RM specializes in helping women entrepreneurs and other business owners on the verge of professional burnout get re-engaged and reinvigorated. Listen to this episode to get inspired to pivot and create a business and career that you love.


Ep. 97: How To Be Confident with Regina Huber, Founder and CEO of Transform Your Performance

Regina Huber, Founder and CEO of Transform Your Performance, shares how she is closing the confidence gap by helping women find confidence and empower themselves. Regina spent 18 years working in business in six different countries. She is now a transformational coach for women, an international speaker with a passion for dance, and the author of Speak Up, Stand Out and Shine: Speak Powerfully in Any Situation. She shares some of her best tools to trick your subconscious into a more...


Ep. 96: Award-Winning Fine Art and Commercial Photographer Tamara Staples Stays True To Herself

“You have to be true to yourself in order to find who you are and be who you’re supposed to be. And that’s really difficult to do.” Fine art and commercial photographer Tamara Staples has had her work appear in Harper’s Magazine, Time Out NY, New York Times, Men's Journal, O Magazine, New York Magazine and Town and Country to name a few. In this episode, Tamara talks with host Sally Hubbard about how she forged a photography career that ranges from chicken portraits to her current project,...


Ep. 95: Angelica Fuentes, One of Latin America's Most Prominent Businesswomen, Never Let Her Gender Define Her

“I learned at a very young age…that if I didn’t use my voice, if I didn’t raise my hand, if I didn’t speak out for me, I was never going to get anywhere. So I dared to risk.” Angelica has had a fascinating career, starting out as a young girl working at a gas station to becoming the CEO of a Mexican energy company at age 29 and serving on Secretary Clinton’s International Council on Women’s Business Leadership. Today, she is the Founder and CEO of skincare company A Complete, co-chair of...


Ep. 94: Work-Bench Co-Founder Jessica Lin Embraces What Sets Her Apart

Jessica Lin is the Co-founder and General Partner of Work-Bench, an enterprise-focused venture fund and community in New York City. Work-Bench is rethinking enterprise VC and working to support more women in tech, building a hub to connect what Jessica calls “our suits and hoodies”— Fortune 500 companies and startups. Women only get 2% of venture funding, so Jessica is passionate about supporting more women founders. On this episode, Jessica shares how learning to embrace what sets her apart...


Ep. 93: Alicia Tillman, Chief Marketing Officer of SAP, Never Stops Learning

“Life is about risk in order to gain the reward.” Alicia Tillman is the Chief Marketing Officer of SAP, the global market leader in enterprise software. Reaching the C-Suite in itself is a huge accomplishment when women account for only 18% of C-Suite executives, and Alicia has done it. Alicia speaks to the importance of collaboration and teamwork in creating success for herself and for the companies she has worked for. In fact, she believes that collaboration and other skills that typically...


Ep. 92: Village Capital's Victoria Fram and Allie Burns Help Entrepreneurs Solve The World's Largest Problems

Victoria Fram, Co-founder and Managing Director of VilCap Investments and Allie Burns, Managing Director of Village Capital are funding and supporting startups that change the world – companies that make a profit and a difference. They’re focusing on sustainable agriculture and energy, and increasing affordable access to education, financial services, and healthcare to create the world they want to see. 40% of the companies they support were founded or co-founded by women. Victoria and Allie...


Ep. 91: Deloitte’s Tamika Tremaglio Finds Success By Going Out On A Limb

“My mother would always say to me the fruit is always out on the limb, and so you may have to stretch yourself a little bit. That’s where you actually get to grow." Tamika Tremaglio, Greater Washington Managing Principal for Deloitte, talks the importance of getting uncomfortable, and why being authentic, grateful, and present are key to success. Sally and Tamika discuss the difference between mentorship and sponsorship and how to create advisory boards or “squads” to help you. Hear about...


Ep. 90: Jen Crozier, VP of IBM Corporate Citizenship, On Living With Intention

Jen Crozier, President of the IBM Foundation and Vice President of IBM Corporate Citizenship, shares the importance of living with intention. In college, Jen planned on becoming a professor of linguistics. But she worked at IBM for a summer gig and fell in love with all the amazing people and the important inventing, building, and designing work they were doing. In this episode, Jen shares why people pleasing is a real derailment to success, the importance of putting energy into bigger,...