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Women Killing It!


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! Women Killing It! is a proud partner of Women You Should Know, a leading digital hub of women's and girls' empowerment.


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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! Women Killing It! is a proud partner of Women You Should Know, a leading digital hub of women's and girls' empowerment.




Ep. 116: Treat Yourself like a Business Athlete with Betsy Atkins

Betsy Atkins, CEO and founder of Baja Corporation, is a 3-time CEO and has served on some of the world's most visible global public boards. Betsy returns to the podcast to talk her latest book, "Be Board Ready: The Secrets of Landing a Board Seat and Being a Great Director." She offers lessons not only for joining a board but also landing your next job, building your network, developing a personal brand, and "cultivating your generosity gene." Betsy gives tips for training yourself like the business Olympian you are.


Ep. 115: Why You Shouldn't Try to Be Superwoman, with Sandra-Stella Triebl

Recorded back in the spring, this gem of an interview with Sandra-Stella Treibl is full of wisdom and inspiration. She's a publisher, entrepreneur and speaker based in Switzerland who has overcome difficult life experiences and fears to become a role model for us all. She'll convince you that you're worth it and that life and work should be fun.


Ep. 114: How to Embrace What You Bring to the Table with Angela Hosking

Angela Hosking is a healthcare executive, the author of a new book Woman On Top: Lead Like a Lady Boss, the founder of Her One Tribe, a speaker and a coach. In 2015, Angela felt a calling to translate her experience in the healthcare industry into a women's leadership/empowerment blog designed to increase confidence, decrease impostor syndrome thinking, share lessons learned "leaning-in" as a woman leader and build a community of empowered women who would in turn empower women. On this episode, she talks about how to embrace what you uniquely bring to the table to find success and shares how she finds that ever-elusive balance.


Ep. 113: Being Well While Killing It With Dr. Soyona Rafatjah

We're back from sabbatical with a preview of things to come, with this episode on the theme of killing it with ease. In that spirt, episodes will publish monthly for the time being. Dr. Soyona Rafatjah is a board-certified Family Medicine physician and Medical Director and Co-Founder of PrimeHealth in Denver, CO. She shares wisdom on how to care for yourself and be well without giving up your ambition.


Ep. 112: How Joy-Seeking and Girlfriends Can Help You Kill It

Sally hears from former podcast guest Ilyana Kadushin, Episode 65, about what she does to kill it without it killing her, and then goes back to her roots with her very first interview. Oscar-nominated filmmaker and entrepreneur Susannah Ludwig once again shares her wisdom, which Sally didn't truly believe until she heard it from tons more women on this podcast!


Cracking the Nut: How to Kill It With Ease and Joy

Sally announces a new theme for Women Killing It! and asks for your wisdom and questions as we together try to crack the nut: How to kill it with ease and joy.


Ep. 111: Heather Dominick Helps Highly Sensitive Entrepreneurs Create Business Miracles

Heather Dominick is the founder of the Highly Sensitive Entrepreneur Movement and creator of A Course in Business Miracles. 20% of the population are "highly sensitive," but most don't know it. Heather helps highly sensitive people learn how to use their abilities to support them in being purposeful, profitable and empowered as an entrepreneur rather than scattered, poor and undervalued. Stay tuned at the end of the episode for tips on building leadership skills from Alli Young, CEO of The Forem.


Replay: Jen Sincero Wants You To Be A Badass At Making Money

Jen Sincero is a #1 NY Times Bestselling Author, success coach, and motivational speaker. She is the author of the life-changing book, You Are A Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life. Jen talks about her new book, You Are A Badass At Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth, and why it is critically important to overcome your self-limiting beliefs about money. Jen will inspire you to take action in the face of fear, get uncomfortable, and find success you didn't think was possible.


Replay: Christyl Johnson, NASA's First Female African American Deputy Director, Looks For The Impossible

Hear how Christyl Johnson is leading the charge of shaping and designing NASA's missions of the future. Christyl talks about forging ahead in the male-dominated world of science and how to move past fear and the impostor syndrome to succeed. The former Executive Director of the White House's National Science and Technology Council and current Deputy Director for Technology and Research Investments at Goddard Space Center, Christyl Johnson has had a fascinating trail-blazing journey to becoming the first African-American Deputy Director at NASA. She started her career as an engineer at NASA and worked her way up, always questioning the notion of impossibility.


Ep. 110: Denise Hearn, Co-Author of The Myth of Capitalism, Follows Her Curiosity

Denise Hearn is the co-author of The Myth of Capitalism, a book that explores how monopolies are distorting our economy and amplifying inequality. Denise talks about her fascinating career path, from sex educator to macroeconomic researcher. Denise shares her passion for staying curious and her tips for how to kill it with ease - a new theme of the podcast and a lesson we all need to learn.


Ep. 109: “When In Doubt, Gas It,” With Christine Weber, Engineering SVP at Sling TV and Race Car Driver

Christine Weber, SVP of OTT Engineering at SlingTV, is the brains behind the tech industry’s first-ever live streaming TV service, helping disrupt the television, tech, and entertainment industries. A 30-year tech veteran and Sling TV’s most senior female executive, Christine leads a team of more than 250. Hear why working in a male dominated field never daunted Christine, how following her passion led to success, and what race car driving taught her: "When it doubt, gas it."


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 Alli Young, CEO of The Forem, on using negotiation to elevate your career.


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 spectacular career.


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. Listen and get inspired to take a risk - sooner rather than later!


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.