Oct 23, 2018

Jessica Leonard, Entrepreneur and Chocolatier

Jessica Leonard's worked in some of New York's most storied restaurants: Daniel, 11 Madison Park, the James Beard House, but it was her love of chocolate that inspired her to go out on her own. In February, 2018, she opened Miss Maude's Bar of Chocolates in her home state of Virginia. The name refers to Virginia native Miss Maude who came of age in the Roaring 20s and left home for the big city, to among other pursuits, find the world's best chocolates. Jessica's added her brand to that list. Find out more in our mouth-watering conversation with this enthusiastic, adventurous entrepreneur.

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Jun 19, 2018

Sheila Ronning, Businesswoman

Meet Sheila Ronning, leadership, networking expert, board strategist and founder of Women in the Boardroom. Since 2002, she's been connecting female executives with the people and tools needed to succeed in business and the boardroom. Her accomplishments haven't gone unnoticed, with a spot on the prestigious "40 Under Forty" membership Fortune's Most Powerful Women Insider network. Sheila and Women in the Boardroom has been featured in: The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Chicago Sun Times and the Minneapolis/St. Paul Journal.

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Jun 12, 2018

Jennifer Baumgardner Returns

Past guest Jennifer Baumgardner's back and for good reason. The feminist activist, journalist, author and former publisher of The Feminist Press has launched a new venture. She's the founder of Dottir Press, an independent publishing house. Dottir is Icelandic for daughter and speaks to its mission of passing down and building upon feminist intellectual and creative legacies to fill the void in our history and present culture through storytelling in all forms and for all ages. Join us for yet another important and powerful conversation.

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Jun 5, 2018

Shannelle Armstrong Fowler, Entrepreneur

Shannelle Armstrong Fowler is the owner and founder of Haute & Co. Bridal Boutique, Chicago's only luxury plus size bridal shop that caters to women sizes 14-32. By the way, the average woman in the U.S. happens to be a size 16. Shannelle is also the star of the PeopleTV series, "The Perfect Fit." It follows a dozen curvy women as they search for their 'perfect' wedding dress. We cover a lot of ground with this fashion entrepreneur and body positive advocate.

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May 22, 2018

Sugandh Agrawal, Vegan Fashion Designer

Meet visionary and fashion activist, Sugandh Agrawal who shares with us her "American" dream story. Born in India, she moved to the U.S. to attend college and work in the industrial design field. And... it is here that she founded Gunas, an ethically-sourced, 100% vegan line of luxury handbags, backpacks, wallets, totes, satchels. That means no silk, no fur, no wool, no down feathers, no leather. Gunas products are made from a variety of fabrics and in sweatshop-free environments. What began as a NYC-based label in 2010, Gunas has gone global. You don't want to miss this inspiration conversation.

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May 15, 2018

Halle Becker, Yoga And SoulCycle Instructor

There are yoga instructors - and then there's Halle Becker, founder of New York City's Home Girl Yoga.  Halle, who "teaches from the parts of her life that have need healing and spiritual examination," shares her very personal story of overcoming addiction, starting her own production company and adopting a daughter from Russia.  This is one honest, raw and 'out there conversation!'

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Jan 2, 2018

Rhonda Ross, Singer/Actress

Singer-songwriter, actress, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, Rhonda Ross Kendrick is a force to be reckoned with. Her parents are music industry icons. Mom is Diana Ross; dad is Motown founder and hit maker Berry Gordy. The oldest of Diana's 5 children, Rhonda's maternal half-sister is actress Tracee Ellis Ross. So...put your 'to do' list on the back burner and spend the next 30+minutes with a very classy, refreshingly honest, creative woman.

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Nov 21, 2017

Jodi Katz, Entrepreneur

For Jodi Katz, it's all about the beauty business. Capitalizing on her expertise as the first US Creative Director of L'Occitane en Provence, Jodi founded Base Beauty Creative Agency. Its focus is strategic marketing, content creation, packaging design and advertising and includes successful campaigns for: Clinique, Con Air, Weight Watchers, L'Oreal-Paris.  Jodi not only talks about her work with giants of the beauty world, but also how she's forged partnerships with emerging brands to help grow their businesses.

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Oct 10, 2017

Chandrika Tandon, Singer/Businesswoman/Philanthropist

Chandrika Tandon's a creative, passionate, successful woman and then some! Not only is she a Grammy-nominated, multi-instrumentalist, singer and composer, but also a successful businesswoman and philanthropist. You won't want to miss this inspirational conversation as Chandrika shares her personal journey to enlightenment - balancing life as a singer/composer and a corporate executive.

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Sep 19, 2017

Liza Moiseeva, Entrepreneur

Born and raised in Russia, Liza Moiseeva attended college in the U.S., hoping to swim professionally. She had no idea her focus would change dramatically once she began an international studies program at Virginia's Old Dominion University. She got hooked on non-profits, charity and grass roots programs. After her first job with a global network of micro-finance organizations, Liza went back to school, got an MBA in Finance. Today she is the Co-Founder and Director of GlobeIn, a monthly subscription service of artisan-made products from around the world. Its mission is to help eliminate poverty through fair wages and job creation. Get to know yet another passionate, committed female dynamo!

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