WSJ Secrets of Wealthy Women

By The Wall Street Journal

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Empower yourself financially. Successful women executives, workplace pioneers, self-made entrepreneurs, industry trendsetters and money-savvy experts reveal insights on how to get ahead, reach your goals, and achieve professional success.

Episode Date
Minkoff, Brown: Turning Your Name Into an Empire
Encore edition: Two leading names in designer fashion, Rebecca Minkoff and Bobbi Brown, share how they built multi-million dollar empires by staying true to their signature style. They talk with host Veronica Dagher.
Aug 14, 2018
Fashion Legend Josie Natori: Designing Your Own Dream
Leaving behind a career on Wall Street, designer Josie Natori founded her own company and created a brand that has thrived for more than 40 years. She talks about her road to international success and how she became a self-made millionaire.
Aug 07, 2018
Former DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman: Changing Culture Key
Ellen Kullman has held key leadership roles at DuPont and General Motors. She recounts her rise to the top of the business ladder, and discusses how certain changes can help women find a level playing field.
Jul 31, 2018
Joanna Coles: Taking the Media by Storm
As chief content officer of Hearst Magazines, Joanna Coles faces career challenges regularly. She shares the secret to how she's gotten ahead in one of the toughest industries for women.
Jul 24, 2018
Kate White: The Secret to a Big, Bold Career
Best-selling author Kate White is the former editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine. She says women should strive for success by making bold career moves and by betting big.
Jul 19, 2018
Nicole Miller: Finding Your Signature Style
Nicole Miller has been a leading name in fashion for more than two decades. She talks about her path to success, from her first boutique on Madison Avenue to becoming a style icon.
Jul 10, 2018
Angie Hicks: Finding Your Inner Entrepreneur
Angie's List has been helping consumers find local services for over 20 years. Co-founder Angie Hicks discusses her path to becoming an entrepreneur, and how sometimes the simplest concepts can turn into multi-million dollar businesses.
Jul 03, 2018
Hillary Clinton, Sheila Johnson, Deirdre Quinn: An Education
In special coverage of the 8th Annual Elly Awards, host Veronica Dagher looks at how education plays a key role in any successful career. Plus, how the Women's Forum of New York helps women disrupted by extreme adversity achieve their goals.
Jun 26, 2018
Moira Forbes: How to Make a Name For Yourself
Moira Forbes hails from four generations of publishers. As executive vice president of Forbes Media, she discusses the challenges she faces today as a woman in a competitive environment.
Jun 19, 2018
Barbara Taylor Bradford: Writing Your Own Success Story
Her debut novel "A Woman of Substance" is one of the biggest bestselling books ever. Barbara Taylor Bradford explains how she forged her own path as a writer to become one of the most successful novelists of all time.
Jun 12, 2018
Lisa Lutoff-Perlo: Traveling Straight to the Top
As president and CEO of Celebrity Cruises, Lisa Lutoff-Perlo has redefined the career path for women in the travel industry. She discusses her success and the importance of encouraging young women to set a course for the top.
Jun 05, 2018
Rosanna Scotto: Triumphing in TV News
Rosanna Scotto has been a leading female news anchor in New York City for almost three decades. She talks about her rise from an Italian-American family in Brooklyn to becoming one of the most successful news anchors in the Big Apple.
May 29, 2018
Linda Fairstein: From Legal Pioneer to Popular Novelist
Before she became a best-selling author, Linda Fairstein served as a prosecutor in New York City. Her work would inspire the TV show "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit." She explains what helped her transition from one challenging career to the next.
May 22, 2018
Bobbi Brown: Breaking the Beauty Mold
Bobbi Brown is a world-renowned makeup artist who grew her eponymous cosmetics line into a beauty empire. She reveals the key to constant reinvention and the inspiration for her newest brand, Beauty Evolution.
May 15, 2018
Melissa Ben-Ishay: Recipe for Entrepreneurial Success
Melissa Ben-Ishay is president and co-founder of Baked by Melissa, famous for its bite-sized cupcakes. She reveals how getting fired from a corporate job drove her to create a cupcake empire.
May 08, 2018
Gloria Steinem: Finding Strength at Any Age
Feminist icon Gloria Steinem offers advice on how to remain vital throughout retirement and beyond. Plus, Evercore's Jewelle Bickford shares how women can take further control of their financial futures.
May 01, 2018
Sandra Bernhard: How to Reinvent Yourself
From comedian and social activist to radio host and sitcom star, Sandra Bernhard has succeeded in industries notoriously difficult for women. She reveals the secret to career reinvention and how to change with the times.
Apr 24, 2018
Rebecca Minkoff: The Secret to Fearless Fashion
Her apparel, handbags and accessories have made her a fashion sensation. Designer Rebecca Minkoff reveals how she created a multi-million dollar business from the ground up, her commitment to female entrepreneurs, and what makes the millennial businesswoman unique.
Apr 17, 2018
Loreen Arbus: The Secret to Television Success
Loreen Arbus is the first American woman to head programming for a national TV network. The daughter of the former chairman of ABC, she discusses leading Showtime and Lifetime to success, and how she proved herself beyond her family name.
Apr 10, 2018
Jean Case: Turning Success into Social Empowerment
Jean Case, CEO of the Case Foundation, helped turn AOL into a household name. She reveals how she transformed her success in the tech sector into new online platforms for social good.
Apr 03, 2018
Gail Federici: A Hair Mogul's Tips for Success
Gail Federici has developed some of the most innovative products in hair care, including Color Wow and John Frieda. She reveals her secret to staying one step ahead and managing multiple empires.
Mar 28, 2018
Melanie Whelan: The Secret to SoulCycle's Success
SoulCycle CEO Melanie Whelan reveals how her age helped conquer gender inequity and built a spinning empire. She also explains how her branding expertise and love for community are fueling the fitness phenomenon that's rolling across the nation.
Mar 20, 2018
Karen Finerman: Secret Rules for Business and Life
Metropolitan Capital CEO Karen Finerman is a best-selling author and a CNBC panelist. Finding vast success in the male-dominated hedge fund world, she reveals how she's managed hundreds of millions of dollars while raising two sets of twins.
Mar 13, 2018
Mitzi Perdue: The Secret to the Family Business
Mitzi Perdue comes from two family business dynasties - Sheraton Hotels and Perdue Farms. She reveals how she established her own identity and how family businesses can achieve success when they give back to their communities.
Mar 06, 2018
Joann Lublin: The Secret to #MeToo in the Workplace
Joann Lublin, the Wall Street Journal's management news editor, and author of the book "Earning It," talks about the challenges women executives continue to face in today's workplace. Plus, the #MeToo movement -- and when it becomes a Catch-22.
Jan 31, 2018
Ali Hutchinson: The Secret to Saving for the Future
Brown Brothers Harriman's Ali Hutchinson and the Wall Street Journal's Anne Tergesen join Annmarie Fertoli to examine challenges women face when saving for the future. They also discuss how to become more financially savvy.
Jan 23, 2018
Amy Nauiokas: Secret to Picking Winning Investments
Venture capitalist Amy Nauiokas is co-founder of digital investment firm Anthemis. She reveals key management skills that helped her succeed in media, financial services and other areas.
Jan 09, 2018
Top Women Entrepreneurs: The Secret to Building a Business
Skinnygirl founder Bethenny Frankel, Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran, and Birchbox's Katia Beauchamp have all created their own business empires. They share their secrets with the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher.
Jan 02, 2018
Top Wall Street Women: The Secret to Success in Finance
Ellevest's Sallie Krawcheck, Charles Schwab's Liz Ann Sonders and Morgan Stanley's Carla Harris have all blazed a trail to the top. They shared their secrets this year with the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher.
Dec 26, 2017
Dottie Herman: The Secret to Real Estate Risk-Taking
Dottie Herman is CEO of Douglas Elliman, one of America's leading residential real estate companies. She reveals her path from surviving childhood trauma to her success as "America's Richest Self-Made Woman in Real Estate."
Dec 19, 2017
Constance Schwartz: The Secret to Battling the Boys' Club
Constance Schwartz, co-founder of SMAC Entertainment with partner Michael Strahan, discusses how working her way up in the NFL created the "bring it on" attitude she needs to succeed at making deals in Hollywood.
Dec 12, 2017
Sukey Novogratz: How to Succeed After Sexual Assault
Billionaire philanthropist Sukey Novogratz discusses how embracing a life of mindfulness and meditation led her to overcome sexual assault, and to ultimately find the most success and fulfillment in giving back.
Dec 05, 2017
Katia Beauchamp: The Secret to the Beauty Business
Birchbox co-founder Katia Beauchamp created a monthly subscription box service of curated quality beauty products that changed the business of beauty-shopping. She shares how she continues to keep her drive to succeed, as well as her top career tips for working women.
Nov 28, 2017
Lori Silverbush: The Secret to Feeding Your Passion
As we celebrate the abundance in our lives this holiday season, filmmaker Lori Silverbush and celebrity-chef husband Tom Colicchio advocate to help feed the less fortunate. They discuss how to find your charitable passion, and the successful woman's secret to giving back.
Nov 21, 2017
Liz Ann Sonders: The Secret to Mentors in a Man's World
Liz Ann Sonders, Charles Schwab's chief investment strategist, reveals the key relationships that helped her become one of the most influential people in finance. She also explains why male-dominated industries like Wall Street still have exceptional opportunities for women.
Nov 14, 2017
Bethenny Frankel: The Secret to Building an Empire
Media personality and entrepreneur Bethenny Frankel discusses how she turned her reality TV stardom into a multi-million dollar "Skinnygirl" brand -- and why persistence and organization remain the driving force behind her growing empire.
Nov 07, 2017
Barbara Corcoran: The Secret to Swimming With the Sharks
Real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran turned a $1,000 loan into one of New York's largest real estate companies, "The Corcoran Group." She discusses the "gut" instincts that led to her success and how they remain the key to her role as investor on ABC's "Shark Tank."
Oct 31, 2017
Sallie Krawcheck: The Secret to Financial Feminism
Sallie Krawcheck, CEO of Ellevest, discusses the new wave of financial feminism, closing the gender money gap, and how her success as one of Wall Street's most powerful women led her to redefining investing for women.
Oct 27, 2017
Sheryl Sandberg: The Secret to Women in the Workplace
At a special Wall Street Journal event, Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg reveals the challenges women still face in the workplace. The founder of LeanIn.Org explains what companies can do next.
Oct 20, 2017
Melissa Francis: Child Star, TV Journalist, Working Mom
Former "Little House on the Prairie" star Melissa Francis discusses her path from child actress to Harvard graduate to television journalist. She offers insights on investing, making career decisions, and managing family life.
Oct 13, 2017
Carla Harris: The Secret to Taking on Wall Street
Carla Harris at Morgan Stanley is one of the most influential women on Wall Street. She discusses her path to power, key moments in her life, and her secrets for financial success.
Oct 06, 2017
Coming Soon: WSJ's Secrets of Wealthy Women
Women stand to control billions of dollars in the coming years as part of a 30-trillion dollar wealth transfer in America. A-List experts and successful leaders join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher to reveal how women can empower themselves and establish financial and professional stability.
Sep 29, 2017