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.

Second Act Women | Barbara Brooks and Guadalupe Hirt

A Great Pivot Ep. 246 - If you're a woman over 40/50/60 thinking of reentering the workforce or starting a business, then this episode is for you. Barbara Brooks and Guadalupe Hirt talk to us about gendered ageism in corporate America and how you can break the barrier and find success ...
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Global Leadership Program for Underprivileged Women | Marie Clarke | Purse Power

Purse Power Ep. 245 - Marie Clarke is the Vice President of Global Programs at Women for Women International. She previously served as ActionAid USA's Executive Director and a member of various global leadership bodies for the ActionAid International Federation. She has over twenty years of experience in global development, human ...
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How to Live Intentionally | Diane Forster

Media Star Ep. 244 - Are the limiting beliefs you're harboring for yourself what is stopping you from living intentionally? Diane Forster explains how you can shift your mindset and start dreaming again. She shares how she's helping her clients start living plus much more (note Career below). Diane is the ...
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How to Develop Resiliency Against Adversity | Robin Smith Roberson | Purse Power

Purse Power Ep. 243 - When it comes to being resilient and overcoming several adversities along the way, Robin Smith Roberson knows the journey all too well. She shares her story of resilience and how she overcomes each challenge to emerge a winner and an entrepreneur. She is the managing director ...
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The Manhattan Doughnut Queen | Leslie Polizzotto

The Amazing Pivot to Worldwide Acclaim Ep. 242 - Wouldn't you love to have a doughnut shop that brought a new flavor every week which reminded you of food or a cocktail? If you're thinking about starting a business that's completely out of the scope of your current career path ...
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Creating Equity for People with Disabilities in The Workforce | Nadine Vogel

Purse Power Ep. 241 - Nadine Vogel is the CEO of Springboard Global Enterprises, which is home to Springboard Consulting, Disability Mama, The WIP Group and The Springboard Foundation, which is an affiliated charity. Springboard Consulting works with corporations around the world to mainstream people with disabilities in the global workforce, ...
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Steel Toes, Stilettos and LEAN | Shannon Karels and Kathy Miller

Steel Toes and Stilettos Ep. 240 - Shannon Karels and Kathy Miller are manufacturing leaders and experts in lean transformation. They have collaborated in establishing a business OPSisters and have recently published a book on the subject, called Steel Toes and Stilettos. In this episode, Shannon and Kathy explain the main ...
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Supply Chain Diversity After the Pandemic | Christopher Sawchuk

Purse Power Ep. 239 - Christopher Sawchuk is the principal and global procurement advisory practice leader at The Hackett Group. He's a globally recognized expert on the topic of supply chain management. In this episode, Christopher shares his insights on supply chain diversity and how the pandemic has shifted the procurement ...
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Journey of Famous Host of Women’s Radio | Pat Lynch

First Woman to Begin Advertising Agency in South Ep. 238 -Pat Lynch is the editor-in-chief of WomensRadio and Womens Radio Network, produced by Women's Online Media and Education Network (W.O.M.E.N.). In 1969 at the age of 25, Pat was the first woman to begin an advertising agency single-handedly in the ...
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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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