Season 2

Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion Executive Leadership Nonprofits

Embracing Differences with Adriane Armstrong

Dec. 3, 2020

“I have had an identity of being different from such an early age that it's never even occurred to me to try to fit in with those around me.” That’s how Adriane Armstrong, CEO of the nonprofit social enterprise Juma Ventures…

Change Management Consulting Entrepreneur Executive Leadership Human Resources Self-Employed

Opening the Door with Tiffany Newhouse

Nov. 5, 2020

How do you gain the experience and skills you need to go out on your own as a consultant? In this episode, Tiffany Newhouse, CEO of Newhouse Project Consulting, takes us through her path to consulting which had plenty of cur…

Advertising Executive Leadership Music The Arts Nonprofits Entrepreneur Marketing

My Inadvertent Career with Greg Stern

Oct. 1, 2020

When Greg Stern graduated from college with a degree in Political Science, he certainly did not expect to eventually co-found and co-chair the award-winning creative advertising agency BSSP. He also didn't anticipate that he…

Guest: Greg Stern
The Arts Human Resources Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion High Tech Higher Ed Music Nonprofits Retail Corporate Sector

Living a Creative Life with Denise Young Smith

Sept. 3, 2020

Since she was a young girl, Denise Young Smith has had a love for music and singing. Her career, though, took her into the world of Human Resources including executive roles at Apple. Did this mean she left the arts behind? …

Consulting Environment Nonprofits Politics Public Affairs Public Utilities Corporate Sector

Bringing It All Together with Brandon Hernandez

Aug. 6, 2020

Sometimes reaching your destination means making moves that seem to be on different paths. That's what Brandon Hernandez has been consciously doing as he's built his career in Public Affairs while also volunteering his time …

Consulting Corporate Sector Environment Executive Leadership Natural Resources Nonprofits Social Responsibility Supply Chain Sustainability

The Power of a Personal Mission with Darryl Knudsen

July 2, 2020

“I channel the power of civil society movements to create enduring, positive change toward social and environmental justice for the underrepresented.” That’s how Darryl Knudsen, Executive Director of International Rivers, de…

Entrepreneur Executive Leadership Nonprofits Property Management Real Estate

Facing Your Fears with Rodney Fong

June 4, 2020

“All of the other things that I have done before just bubble up into this one particular moment in time.” That’s how Rodney Fong, President & CEO of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, describes getting ready for the chal…

Guest: Rodney Fong
Corporate Sector Executive Leadership Human Resources Retail

Being Resilient with Leah Swan

May 7, 2020

Anyone who has faced job loss will tell you it can be scary, demoralizing, and confusing, raising questions like, “What do I do now?”... “How do I bounce back?”... and even, “Will I bounce back?” Unfortunately, this is what …

Guest: Leah Swan
Academia Healthcare Medicine Higher Ed

Engaging and Thriving with Dr. Arpana Vidyarthi

April 9, 2020

A few weeks before COVID-19 swept across the world, we had a chance to sit down with Dr. Arpana Vidyarthi, to capture her career story. She specializes in hospital medicine and now is on the frontline of the pandemic, making…

Marketing Sports Management Sports Executive Leadership Athletics

Making Things Happen with Rick Welts

March 12, 2020

Can you have a career in professional sports without being a pro athlete? Rick Welts, president and COO of the Golden State Warriors did just that. His career began when, as a teenager, he landed the job of ball boy for the …

Guest: Rick Welts
Diversity, Equity, And Inclusion Corporate Sector High Tech Start-Ups Engineering

Approaching Your Career Like a Scientist with Carol Regalbuto

Feb. 27, 2020

Carol Regalbuto has done what many women are being encouraged to do – pursue a career in engineering. She started down this path in high school and today has a successful career working on the latest battery technology. The …

Government Politics Journalism

Seeing What's in Front of You with Jason Elliott

Feb. 13, 2020

What if you’re on one path – it’s a path you always thought you should be on – when an experience excites you about something totally different. Do you make the leap? Our guest, Jason Elliott, did just that. Since graduating…

Guest: Jason Elliott
Education Higher Ed Nonprofits Social Responsibility

Designing Your Career with Burak Cakmak

Jan. 30, 2020

Many people assume that to work in a particular field, you have to have a degree in that field. Well, sometimes this is true but not always. On this episode, we’re joined by Burak Cakmak who became Dean of Fashion at Parsons…

Guest: Burak Cakmak
Consulting Entrepreneur Government Healthcare Politics Start-Ups Law Sustainability Natural Resources

Taking on the Big Issues with Susan Leal

Jan. 16, 2020

Is it possible to make your voice heard around important issues of our day, like healthcare, water resource management and climate resiliency? Our guest, Susan Leal, has done just that in both the public and private sectors.…

Guest: Susan Leal