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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. 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...


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...


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...


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,...


Ep. 89: How Your Ideas Can Dent The World, with The Power Of Onlyness Author Nilofer Merchant

Hear why Nilofer Merchant, author of The Power of Onlyness, believes each of us has the power to reshape the world – and learn how to do it! “Onlyness at its simplest level means that each of us, every single one of us, has a chance to add value to the world… Each of us stands in a spot in the world only you stand in. It's a function of your history and experience, visions and hopes.” Nilofer Merchant is an author and speaker based in Silicon Valley who has personally launched more than...


Big Changes in 2018 + I Need Your Help!

This episode is all about big announcements. First: new year, new look! We've got a complete re-design of the Women Killing It! podcast, thanks to the tremendously talented design team at Kastl.design, Francesca Richer and Astrid Lewis. And the fabulous photo on the podcast cover and several shots on womenkillingit.com and sallyhubbard.com are thanks to photography genius Erin Silber. Second: for now, we will be moving to a biweekly schedule due to important projects our host Sally is...


Ep. 88: Why You Should Go All In, With Author and Entrepreneur Klyn Elsbury

Klyn Elsbury is the author of I Am _____: The Untold Story of Success and co-founder of Landmark Makers. Klyn got the idea for her book when she was sitting in her hospital bed struggling with cystic fibrosis. She had lost most of her lung function and as she was laying there, she decided that instead of watching TV she was going to get on LinkedIn and reach out to some amazing people. That led to her book, which is a series of mindsets, events, and stories that anyone can use to hit their...


Ep. 87: Lillian Salerno Is Running For Congress For All The Right Reasons

Congressional candidate Lillian Salerno shares how she has spent her career as a small business owner and an advocate for working families, nurses and patients. Lillian wants to have a seat at the table in Congress to demand more transparency in healthcare, fight corporate consolidation, and get the corporate money out of politics. Lillian created life-saving technology during the AIDS epidemic and worked to help alleviate poverty and grow opportunities in rural America as part of the...


Ep. 86: Fake It Until You Make it Happen with Author, Voice Artist, And MILK Podcast Host Mallory Kasdan

Mallory Kasdan is creator and host of MILK Podcast: Moms I’d Like to Know. "Like MILFs, but not," Mallory explains. Mallory is the author of ELLA, a book about the grooviest six year old since Eloise ruled The Plaza in the 1950’s. Mallory is also a professional voice actor for television and radio, and she writes essays about parenting and has produced arts & culture pieces for public radio. Mallory shares the zig zags of her career path, how connections made when she was at the bottom of...


Ep. 85: How To Achieve Financial Freedom with Former NBC News Anchor Natali Morris

Hear how Natali Morris, former NBC news anchor and co-founder of Morris Invest, used creative money management to create financial freedom for her family. Natali’s mission is to empower women to take control of their money and start building real long-term wealth. Natali shares her money ah-ha moment and talks about how you can use the same tools she did to hit your “freedom number,” the amount of money you need to bring in passively each month to be free to give up your day job. As of...


Ep. 84: Serial Entrepreneur Jillian Wright Lifts Up Other Women Entrepreneurs With The Indie Beauty Expo

Jillian Wright is co-founder of the Indie Beauty Expo, an event, media, and educational platform that gives independent beauty entrepreneurs the opportunity to launch and grow their businesses. Jillian is a serial entrepreneur who started as a facialist in a small room next to a doctor's office, grew that business into her own spa, launched her own skin care line, and co-founded a high-growth platform that helps other female entrepreneurs get their start. Like many women who juggle work...