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Trailblazers Impact InterviewsIn TrailBlazers Impact Interviews, women and men share their secrets to success - and their heartaches -  in extraordinary stories. And some had very rough beginnings - but made it anyway. These stories touch your heart and soul and make you realize it is possible to prevail even in the face of gender bias and/or racial discrimination and to blaze your own trail when there is no clear path ahead. If they can do it, so can you . . . by following their light . . . and then creating light for the person behind you.

Crediting Women’s Historical Achievements | Holly Hotchner and Virginia Littlejohn

Purse Power Ep. 237 - Have you ever wondered how to capture women's achievements for posterity? Holly Hotchner is the president and CEO of the National Women's History Museum and had previously served as the director of the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City from 1996 to 2013. ...
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Tell Your Life Story | Kathy Lawless

Life Story Curator Ep. 236 - Kathy Lawless, as a solopreneur, helps people create their life stories as their legacy.  Kathy Lawless formerly served in corporate executive leadership roles for 25 years before transitioning into a creative coach helping people capture their life stories or career legacy. She helps people ...
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How to Become a Supply Chain Leader | Stephanie LaPierre | Purse Power

Purse Power Ep. 235 - Stephany Lapierre is the founder/CEO of Tealbook, a highly coveted supply chain thought leader and one of the most influential minds in emerging data technologies. In this episode, Stephany talks about advisory boards, diversity, and inclusion, and preparing for successful fundraising as a woman founder.  Listen ...
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Empowering Young Women for Social Change Leadership | Jane Finette

Author of Unlocked Ep. 234 - Jane Finette is the author of Unlocked and the founder and executive director of The Coaching Fellowship. She has a passion for advocating for women and girls and her organization is a non-profit that helps advance young women to become social change leaders. In this ...
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Leadership and Teamwork from a Naval Commander | Captain Michael Abrashoff | Purse Power

Purse Power Ep. 233 - Captain Michael Abrashoff is a naval commander, NY Times best-selling author, leadership and teamwork expert, and keynote speaker. He became Commander of USS Benfold and was the most junior commanding officer in the Pacific fleet at just 36 years. He has worked with over 1200 organizations ...
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How to Create Thought Leadership | Alison Gross

Worldwide Event Planner Ep. 232 - Alison Gross weaves a fascinating story of excelling as a worldwide event planner of global events such as in Monte Carlo to coordinating the Maccabi  games and a world sailing race in the U.S. She's all about thought leadership and models it through her ...
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How to Make An Impact as a Caregiver of Mother Earth | Elle Travis

Famous Author of Children's Books Ep. 231 - Elle Travis is the founder and CEO of Caregivers of Mother Earth, a nonprofit on a mission to conduct education programs for youth to engender love and appreciation for mother earth. She's been a pioneer for women since the mid-1970s and is now ...
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Entrepreneurial Success Beyond Adversity | LaFarris Risby

Purse Power Ep. 230 - LaFarris Risby rose from abuse to become a successful entrepreneur even as a young teen mother. She describes her journey and shares some of the valuable lessons she's learned in the nearly 3 decades of her entrepreneurial journey. LaFarris Risby is a business strategist, consultant, ...
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How to Pivot After 9/11 | Inez Ribustello

Scary Opportunities Can Open Bigger Doors Ep. 229 - Inez Ribustello placed as second runner up in the Best Sommelier in America competition held in New York, is a member of the Alumni Hall of Fame for the Institute of Culinary Education and was Beverages Director at Windows on the ...
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Goal Setting | Business Scaling | Elaina Zuker | Lynita Mitchell-Blackwell | Purse Power

Purse Power Ep. 228 - Elaina Zuker and Lynita Mitchell-Blackwell - If you're struggling with goal setting and scaling your business as an entrepreneur, then this is your episode. Our guests explain a few simple strategies that will help you get started in your process of successful goal setting and ...
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How to Create Your Own Self-Care Diet | Jayne Beckendorf

A Health and Nutrition Expert Ep. 227 - Jayne Benkendorf is a certified health coach, author, speaker, and national marketing director at Juice Plus. She wrote and published five books focused on health and wellness over 30 years ago. She's keen on educating adults and children on the value of health ...
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Leadership Lessons from a Multi-Generational Female Leader | Elizabeth A Jones

President of National Coalition of 100 Black Women Ep. 226 - Elizabeth A. Jones - A respected leader with forty-five years of combined executive, nonprofit, and leadership experience, Elizabeth A Jones serves as the National President of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW). In this role, her focus is ...
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