Women and Work

Ep 139. Alexis Smith and Pam Carlton: Black Professional Women at Work

Ep 139. Alexis Smith and Pam Carlton: Black Professional Women at Work

Alexis Smith and Pamela Carlton are co-authors of a research project called Making the Invisible Visible. Alexis Smith is an Associate Professor of Management at the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University. Pamela Carlton retired as a Managing Director and Associate Director of US Equity Research at JPMorgan Chase. She is a corporate attorney with degrees from Williams College, Yale Law School, and the Yale School of Management and President of Springboard—Partners in Cross Cultural Leadership. Stew spoke with both Lex and Pam about the dual challenges black women face in the workplace. Their research provides important lessons for all of us…[Click for more]

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Ep 136. Madonna Harrington Meyer: Intensive Grandparenting

Ep 136. Madonna Harrington Meyer: Intensive Grandparenting

Madonna Harrington Meyer is a professor of sociology and Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor of Teaching Excellence at the Maxwell School of Public Affairs at Syracuse University. She is a senior research associate at the Center for Policy Research and faculty affiliate at the Aging Studies Institute at Syracuse University. Madonna is the author of Grandmothers at Work: Juggling Families and Jobs and co-editor of Grandparenting in the United States . Stew and Madonna discuss the indescribable joys of grandparenting as well as some of the new underbelly for grandparents who provide care for their grandchildren…[Cick for more]

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Ep 129. Jamie Ladge and Danna Greenberg: Maternal Optimism

Ep 129. Jamie Ladge and Danna Greenberg: Maternal Optimism

Jamie Ladge and Danna Greenberg are co-authors of Maternal Optimism: Forging Positive Paths through Work and Motherhood. Ladge is a Professor of Management and Organizational Development at Northeastern University. Greenberg is a Professor of Organizational Behavior at Babson College. She studies work/life transitions. Stew talks with them about their findings, including the ways in which the transition to motherhood (and fatherhood) can, despite popular notions, have a salutary effect on your work life…[Click for more]

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Ep 102. Kathryn Sollmann: Ambition Redefined

Ep 102. Kathryn Sollmann: Ambition Redefined

Kathryn Sollmann is a flexwork and financial security expert and author of the book Ambition Redefined: Why the Corner Office Doesn't Work for Every Woman & What to Do Instead. She and Stew talk about the reasons why it’s essential for women to stay in the workforce instead of off-ramping..[Click for more]

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Ep 68 Sarah Green Carmichael: Women at Work

Ep 68 Sarah Green Carmichael: Women at Work

Sarah Green Carmichael is an Executive Editor at Harvard Business Review (she’s been Stew’s editor for a decade).  She hosts the long-running HBR IdeaCast and co-hosts its new podcast, Women at Work. Stew and Sarah discuss some hot topics that concern women at work.  Find out why you want a ”loving kick” from your significant other...[Click for more]  

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Ep 64. Jessica Bennett: Feminist Fight Club

Ep 64. Jessica Bennett: Feminist Fight Club

Jessica Bennett is gender editor at The New York Times, where she works to expand global coverage of women and gender across platforms. She is author of Feminist Fight Club: An Office Survival Manual for a Sexist Workplace. Stew and Jessica discuss how Jessica formed the original feminist fight club, as well as the "manteruption" and "bropropriated"... [Click for more]

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Ep 57. Joanna Barsh: Grow Wherever You Work

Ep 57. Joanna Barsh: Grow Wherever You Work

Joanna Barsh is a director emerita at McKinsey & Company and President of the Centered Leadership Project.  She is the bestselling author of How Remarkable Women Lead and Centered Leadership. And her latest book is Grow Wherever You Work: Straight Talk to Help with Your Toughest Challenges. Stew and Joanna talk about how you actually do this.  They discuss what happens if things don’t go the way you want them to and should you stay or should you go?...[Click for more]

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Ep 23. Erin Bagwell: Director of the Inspirational Film Dream, Girl

Ep 23. Erin Bagwell: Director of the Inspirational Film Dream, Girl

Erin Bagwell is founder of the Feminist Wednesday blog and producer of the film Dream, Girl which was screened at the White House, and named the # 1 feminist documentary by The Huffington Post. Erin was named one of Oprah's SuperSoul100. We discuss female entrepreneurs...[Click here for more]

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Ep 11. Julie Foudy: Soccer Champion and Advocate for Gender Equity

Ep 11. Julie Foudy: Soccer Champion and Advocate for Gender Equity

Julie Foudy, currently an ESPN analyst and proud mother of two, is one of the most accomplished soccer players in the world. She competed in four World Cups, three Olympics, and is former Captain of the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team. In 2007, Julie was inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame. Her leadership extends beyond the soccer field...[Click for Show Notes, Links, and more]

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Ep 4. Anne-Marie Slaughter: Caregivers and Breadwinners

Ep 4. Anne-Marie Slaughter: Caregivers and Breadwinners

Dr. Anne-Marie Slaughter is the President and CEO of New America, a think tank and civic enterprise dedicated to renewing America in the Digital Age. From 2009–2011 she served as director of Policy Planning for the United States Department of State, the first woman to hold that position... [Click for Show Notes, Links, more]

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