WSJ Secrets of Wealthy Women

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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. They join host Veronica Dagher every Tuesday.

Episode Date
Jane Schwartzberg: Taking Hold of Your Finances Amid Illness
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Jane Schwartzberg, managing director at UBS wealth management, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how serious illness forced her to get involved with her finances and why managing money before an emergency is so important.
Jul 08, 2020
Carol Lavin Bernick: Leading A Family Business
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In this encore episode, Carol Lavin Bernick, the former executive chairman of Alberto-Culver, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher about her family business and how she's helping restaurant owners and families during the coronavirus crisis.
Jul 01, 2020
Arlan Hamilton: Empowering Underrepresented Founders
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Arlan Hamilton, founder and managing partner of Backstage Capital, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she's helping to make the venture capital world more diverse and how far the industry still has to go.
Jun 24, 2020
Yeardley Smith: On Voicing Lisa Simpson and Becoming an LGBT Advocate
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Yeardley Smith, who plays "Lisa" on the hit show The Simpsons, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she learned to accept her voice and how she uses it to be an ally to the LGBT community.
Jun 17, 2020
Lanaya Irvin: Talking About Race At Work
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Lanaya Irvin, president of the Center for Talent Innovation, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher why she thinks it's important to have discussions about race in the workplace and how the killing of George Floyd sparked a conversation at her own organization.
Jun 10, 2020
Terri Jackson: Playing to Win in the WNBPA
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Terri Jackson, executive director of the Women's National Basketball Players Association, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she negotiated a big pay raise on behalf of the players and how she's helping steward the league's union through the coronavirus crisis.
Jun 03, 2020
Julie Smolyansky: Adapting Amid Tragedy
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Julie Smolyanksy, chief executive of Lifeway Foods, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she's coped with crises and adapted her family's cultured milk business amid the coronavirus.
May 27, 2020
Kelley Brooke: Reimaging Golf Amid Coronavirus
1570
In this encore episode, Kelley Brooke, director of golf at the Bethpage Golf Course and the 2018 LPGA Professional of the Year, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she thinks golf will change as courses reopen and how she's thrived as a woman in the sport.
May 20, 2020
Maysoon Zayid: On Finding Resilience and Laughter Amid Pain
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In this encore episode, comedian, writer and disabilities advocate Maysoon Zayid tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how the coronavirus has impacted those who perform for a living and how she's coping financially.
May 13, 2020
Naomi Hirabayshi: Changing Mental Health Conversations During Covid-19
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In this encore episode, Naomi Hirabayshi, co-founder and co-creator of the Shine app, gives WSJ's Veronica Dagher an update on how the wellness company has adapted during the coronavirus crisis and why she thinks it's become more socially acceptable to speak about mental health issues. Text or call our Secrets hotline at (314) 200-5947 to let us know how you're managing your mental health and wellness during the coronavirus crisis. We might use your comment on an upcoming show.
May 06, 2020
Cate Luzio: On How Small Businesses Can Survive the Coronavirus Crisis
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Cate Luzio, founder of Luminary, a female-focused work space in NYC, explains how she's adapting her business in a world of social-distancing. What's your secret to staying calm and managing your career and money during this difficult time? Text or call in your survival strategy to our hotline at (314) 200-5947 and we may share it on the podcast.
Apr 29, 2020
Mona Sinha: On Using Millions to Help Women in Need
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In this encore episode, Mona Sinha, board chair of Women Moving Millions, tells WSJs' Veronica Dagher how women can work together to help society's most vulnerable people and why she's raising awareness about gender inequality. If you're a small business owner, we'd like to hear from you. Call or text our Secrets hotline at (314) 200-5947 and share your tips for keeping your business afloat.
Apr 22, 2020
Meredith Moore: Managing Your Money During Coronavirus
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Meredith Moore, a financial planner and founder of Artisan Financial Strategies, talks to WSJ's Veronica Dagher about how to manage finances in this difficult time. She talks about taking control of your finances in a downturn (1:28), where to draw from for financial support (7:55), and which financial plans to put on hold (12:37). We want to remind listeners that even if you find tips from WSJ or Meredith helpful, it's important to consult a certified financial professional before making any personal financial decisions. If you have a question or comment about how to tackle your career and money, you can text or call our Secrets hotline at (314) 200-5947. We may use your message on one of our podcasts.
Apr 15, 2020
Dawn Lafreeda: Managing Denny's Amid Coronavirus Crisis
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Dawn Lafreeda, one of the largest Denny's franchisees in the country, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she's running 90 restaurants during the past month and how she's supporting her employees during the coronavirus pandemic. For next week's episode: Have a question about your personal finances that you'd like answered on the show? Text or call-in to our Secrets hotline at (314)-200-5947.
Apr 08, 2020
Marianne Ruggiero: Managing Your Career During Coronavirus
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Marianne Ruggiero, a career coach, explains to the WSJ's Veronica Dagher, how to navigate your career amid the coronavirus crisis or rebuild it if you've already lost your job. Have a question about your personal finances that you'd like answered on the show? Text or call-in to our Secrets hotline at (314)-200-5947. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Google Analytics and Excel Ninja were resources mentioned on the show.
Apr 01, 2020
Karol Ward: How to Reduce Anxiety and Loneliness During Coronavirus
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Karol Ward, a therapist and confidence coach, explains to WSJ's Veronica Dagher how to deal with the current situation. Have a question about managing your career or want to share your strategy for work success during this time? Text or call-in a message to our Secrets hotline at (314) 200-5947. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. For further support, contact your company's employee assistance program. Calm and Headspace were meditation apps mentioned on the show. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1800-273-8255.
Mar 26, 2020
Wendy Nguyen: Instagram Star Opens Up About Trauma & Success
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In this encore episode, Wendy Nguyen, Instagram star and founder of Wendy's Lookbook, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how trauma helped fuel her success as a social-media influencer and CBD entrepreneur.
Mar 19, 2020
Emily Ramshaw: On Highlighting Women's Voices in the Media
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Emily Ramshaw, former Texas Tribune editor-in-chief and co-founder of The 19th* talks to WSJ's Veronica Dagher about the challenges of launching a nonprofit media company and how covering women and politics could change the national conversation.
Mar 04, 2020
Toni Ko: On the Personal Sacrifices of Entrepreneurship
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Toni Ko, founder of NYX Cosmetics and serial entrepreneur, speaks with WSJ's Veronica Dagher about the business lessons she learned from her Korean parents, the lack of glamour in entrepreneurship, and the surprise disappointment of a well-earned early retirement.
Feb 26, 2020
Lidia Bastianich: On Being the Only Woman in the Kitchen
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Best-selling cookbook author and restaurateur Lidia Bastianich tells the WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she created her global food empire, thrived in a male-dominated industry and what she's doing to make commercial kitchens safer for women.
Feb 19, 2020
Isabel Allende: The Wisdom of Aging
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Best-selling Chilean-American author Isabel Allende speaks with the WSJ's Veronica Dagher about her new book, "A Long Petal of the Sea," a novel that tackles immigration, how she coped with enormous tragedy and why she's excited about aging.
Feb 12, 2020
Kathy Ireland: Knowing Your Worth and Protecting Your Boundaries
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Former supermodel turned business mogul Kathy Ireland speaks with WSJ's Veronica Dagher about her new book, "Fashion Jungle," a novel about sexual harassment in the fashion industry, how she's maintained her brand identity despite an expansive empire and how to turn rejection and negative feedback into a career boost.
Feb 05, 2020
Maeve DuVally: On Becoming a Transgender Woman on Wall Street
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Maeve DuVally, a managing director at Goldman Sachs, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she transitioned while working at a major financial firm and how she found her authentic self.
Jan 29, 2020
Naomi Hirabayshi and Marah Lidey on Why They Made the Shine App
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Shine app co-founders, Naomi Hirabayshi and Marah Lidey, tell WSJ's Veronica Dagher how as two young, female tech founders and women of color what it's like to start a company with a friend, raise venture capital funding and change the conversation about mental health.
Jan 22, 2020
Jen Sincero on Achieving Your Money Dreams
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In this encore episode, Jen Sincero, author of the 'You are a Badass' book series, tells the WSJ's Veronica Dagher how to get out of your own way and achieve your goals.
Dec 25, 2019
How To Jump Start Your Career in 2020
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Career coaches Marianne Ruggiero and Rita Kakati Shah tell the WSJ's Veronica Dagher how to benchmark your career success, land a sponsor and get paid what you're worth.
Dec 18, 2019
Therese Tucker: Starting A Software Company at 40
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Therese Tucker, founder and chief executive of software company BlackLine Inc., explains to WSJ's Veronica Dagher how her gender shaped her career and why she chose to start a technology company.
Dec 11, 2019
How to Take Charge of Your Debt
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In a special panel discussion, three personal finance experts -- Stacy Tisdale, Erin Lowry and Jill Schlesinger -- join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher to discuss how they've coped with different types of debt and give tips on how to get out.
Dec 04, 2019
Carol Lavin Bernick: Inside The Alberto-Culver Succession Story
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Carol Lavin Bernick, the former executive chairman of Alberto-Culver, speaks to the WSJ's Veronica Dagher about taking over her family's business, earning the respect of her peers and instilling a work ethic in her children.
Nov 27, 2019
How Women of Color Can Own Their Success
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In a special panel discussion, four African-American executives and entrepreneurs, Jennefer Witter, Ebony Reed, Minda Harts and Arielle Patrick join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher to discuss the challenges they've faced in the workplace, how they've overcome these obstacles and share their tips for success.
Nov 20, 2019
Marianne Harrison: An English Major Turned Finance CEO
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Marianne Harrison tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she became the first female chief executive of John Hancock, one of the largest life insurers in the United States, how she landed a big pay raise and how she's increasing diversity at her company.
Nov 13, 2019
Frida Polli: Pymetrics CEO on Breaking the Mold in Science and Tech
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Frida Polli, co-founder and chief executive of Pymetrics, a company that uses artificial intelligence and behavioral neuroscience to help reduce bias in hiring, tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher about the obstacles she's overcome as a female technology entrepreneur and how working single mothers can succeed.
Nov 06, 2019
Mary Wittenberg: A Marathon Race to Success
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Former New York Road Runners CEO and New York City Marathon race director Mary Wittenberg tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher about inspiring women to embrace health and fitness, as well as her new passion for the EF Education First pro cycling organization.
Oct 30, 2019
Liesel Pritzker Simmons: Making a Valuable Impact
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Liesel Pritzker Simmons is philanthropist and Co-Founder of Blue Haven Initiative, a family office that invests for profit and with a purpose. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher why every investment has an impact, and how we can create positive change through investing.
Oct 23, 2019
Deirdre Quinn: Founding a Fashion Empire
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Deirdre Quinn, CEO of Lafayette 148 New York, tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how a life-long love of fashion inspired her to forge ahead in creating her own global brand.
Oct 16, 2019
Deborah Norville: Anchoring Her Own Success
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Deborah Norville is an award winning television anchor, Viacom board member, and the host of Inside Edition. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher the key lessons she's learned from career setbacks, and what motivates her to stay in the game.
Oct 09, 2019
Miko Branch: Pioneering the Natural Hair Movement
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Miko Branch, CEO of popular haircare line, Miss Jessie's, tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how she built a successful business from the ground up and became a pioneer in the natural hair care industry.
Oct 03, 2019
Wendy Nguyen: Beyond Instagram Stardom
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Wendy Nguyen, founder of Wendy's Lookbook, tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how surviving an early life of trauma fueled her to become a successful entrepreneur - from Instagram stardom to a budding CBD business.
Sep 25, 2019
Gail Simmons: Staying at the Top of Her Game
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Gail Simmons is an accomplished food writer and cookbook author, best known for serving as a permanent judge on the popular series Top Chef. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how she turned her life's passions into the career of her dreams.
Sep 18, 2019
Mona Sinha: A Woman Moving Millions
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Mona Sinha is the chairperson of Women Moving Millions, and a longtime advocate for gender equality. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how women can embrace their inner philanthropist and feel comfortable owning their success.
Sep 11, 2019
Barbara Marcus: Selling Your Own Success Story
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Barbara Marcus is a publishing veteran and the president of the Children's Division at Random House. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how a powerful career in business and marketing prepared her for her latest chapter of success.
Sep 04, 2019
Finding Confidence: The Secret to Speaking Up
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In a special panel discussion, Patricia Stark, Debra Alfarone, Lisa Brooks Greaux, Laura Fredricks, and Susie Moore join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher for a discussion on why women struggle with confidence, and offer expert advice on finding the inner strength to stick to your ambitions.
Aug 28, 2019
Maysoon Zayid: Laughing in the Face of Opposition
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Maysoon Zayid is an actress, comedian and disability advocate. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher about using humor to combat stereotypes, and how to stick to your ambitions in the face of opposition.
Aug 21, 2019
African American Women & Wealth: Triumphing Over Adversity
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Encore: In a special presentation, a look back at our panel discussion on African American wealth in the U.S. Dr. Sheila Robinson, Jennefer Witter, Stacey Tisdale, and Tiffany R. Warren join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher to discuss how racial, gender and social biases continue to challenge women in the black community -- and how they learned to triumph over them.
Aug 14, 2019
Subha Barry: Why Working Women Win
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Subha Barry is the President of Working Mother Media and an advocate for diversity in the workplace. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how she is using her platform to create new opportunities for women.
Aug 07, 2019
Meredith Vieira: The Game of Reinvention
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Meredith Vieira is an award winning journalist and television personality who continues to reinvent herself. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher the secret to staying grounded, and how to evolve in an industry that's always changing.
Jul 31, 2019
Lori Sokol: Empowering Women Beyond Societal Limits
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Lori Sokol is the Executive Director of Women's eNews, the non-profit digital news service that covers issues impacting women in society. A psychologist and activist, she tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher about her passion for human rights and the struggle to make a difference amid constant battles of inequality.
Jul 24, 2019
Kendra Scott: Building a Billion-Dollar Jewelry Brand
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Kendra Scott is a designer and entrepreneur who with a $500 budget, built her own billion-dollar jewelry company. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how positivity fuels her ambitions and why giving back is the greatest form of success.
Jul 17, 2019
Lesley Jane Seymour: Reinventing Yourself in a Digital Age
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Lesley Jane Seymour tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how years of success running women's magazines drove her to create her new business, CoveyClub.com -- and why connecting women around the world has given her a new purpose.
Jul 10, 2019
Wellness Entrepreneurs: How to Turn Purpose Into Success
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In a special panel discussion, experts join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher with their top health and financial wellness tips. Jennifer Walsh, Founder of Walk with Walsh, Rebecca Parekh, CEO of THE WELL, Melisse Gelula, Co-Founder of Well + Good, and CEO of Orchid Island Juice Co., Marygrace Sexton, discuss the path to success through mindfulness and purpose.
Jul 03, 2019
Sarah LaFleur: Transforming the Working Woman
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Sarah LaFleur is founder and CEO of M.M.LaFleur, the popular clothing brand that transformed the way women shop for work. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how women can succeed in the workplace by embracing their individuality.
Jun 27, 2019
Shelly Porges: Building 'Billion Dollar' Ideas
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Shelly Porges is the co-founder of The Billion Dollar Fund for Women and an avid investor in female run businesses. A serial entrepreneur, tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how women can start their own companies and see their businesses thrive.
Jun 19, 2019
CEO Moj Mahdara: The Beauty of Building Inclusivity
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The CEO of Beautycon Media and a leading LGBT advocate, Moj Mahdara is a serial entrepreneur who has launched a variety of consumer brands. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how creating a space for inclusivity paved the way to global success.
Jun 12, 2019
Eileen Fisher: Breathing New Life Into the Fashion Industry
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Eileen Fisher is an iconic clothing designer and founder of the brand Eileen Fisher, Inc. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how simplicity and sustainability have helped her maintain a timeless fashion empire.
Jun 05, 2019
Money Secrets With Millennial Experts
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In a special panel discussion, Danielle Town, Erin Lowry, Jamila Souffrant, Stefanie O'Connell and Darla Mercado join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher to discuss how millennials can take control of their money and make it grow.
May 29, 2019
Success and Philanthropy: The Secret to Giving Back
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Actress Marlo Thomas, media executive Loreen Arbus and financial literacy advocate Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz tell the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher the secret to giving back, and why philanthropy ultimately makes them feel the most successful.
May 23, 2019
Kelley Brooke: Owning Your Financial Game
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Kelley Brooke is the Owner and Director of Bethpage Golf Course and the 2018 LPGA Professional of the Year. An accomplished coach and player, she tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher the secret to thriving in a male dominated industry.
May 16, 2019
Soledad O'Brien: The Business of Speaking Your Mind
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Soledad O'Brien is an accomplished broadcast journalist and producer who found her voice after thriving in the cutthroat media industry. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how a career in journalism prepared her to become a successful businesswoman.
May 07, 2019
Judge Rosemarie Aquilina: Speaking Truth to Power
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Judge Rosemarie Aquilina entered the national spotlight by presiding over the USA Gymnastics sexual abuse scandal -- giving a voice to the countless gymnasts physician Larry Nasser abused. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how turning pain into purpose empowers survivors to speak their truths.
Apr 30, 2019
Taylor Morrison CEO Sheryl Palmer: Building a Backbone
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Sheryl Palmer, CEO of Taylor Morrison Home, talks about what it's like to thrive in male dominated industry and why trusting her instincts played a key role in her success.
Apr 23, 2019
Rabbi Angela Buchdahl: Breaking the Stained-Glass Ceiling
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Rabbi Angela Buchdahl is the first Asian-American to be ordained as a rabbi, and first woman to become both a rabbi and a cantor. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how she broke the stained-glass ceiling, and what inspires her to lead other women to do the same.
Apr 16, 2019
Maria Bartiromo: Life Lessons From a Financial TV Icon
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Maria Bartiromo is a journalist, author, and the host of her own television shows on Fox Business Network and Fox News. The first woman to report live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, she tells Veronica Dagher her path to multimedia and financial success.
Apr 09, 2019
Success and Triumph After Divorce
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The Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher revisits three powerful women who've thrived after putting a divorce behind them. Divorce lawyer Laura Wasser, tech entrepreneur Rana el Kakliouby and business leader Sheila Johnson share their stories of strength and new beginnings.
Apr 02, 2019
Gloria Feldt: Empowering Women Through Feminism
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Gloria Feldt, former CEO of Planned Parenthood and co-founder of Take The Lead, is a best-selling author and feminist leader. A longtime advocate for women's rights, she tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how the fight for gender parity remains a core mission in her life.
Mar 26, 2019
Carrie Sheffield: Making Bold Moves
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Journalist and political analyst Carrie Sheffield founder of the media startup Bold, inspiring millennials to find their voices amid a new digital landscape. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher why uncertainty is the condition where women can ultimately learn to forge ahead and succeed.
Mar 19, 2019
Susan Packard: Life Lessons From a Media Mogul
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Susan Packard is an entrepreneur, author and businesswoman. As the cofounder of HGTV, she's a seasoned television executive who's also helped innovate programs for HBO and CNBC. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how women can create their own rules to advance in any workplace.
Mar 12, 2019
'Badass' Jen Sincero: Schooling Yourself to Success
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Before Jen Sincero became a success coach and best-selling author of the "You Are a Badass" book series, she struggled to make ends meet as a freelance writer. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher why awareness is the key to transformation, and how women can build the confidence to meet their financial goals.
Mar 05, 2019
Dr. Laura Forese: Changing the Future of Women's Healthcare
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As chief operating officer of NewYork-Presbyterian Dr. Laura Forese is one of the most powerful women in healthcare. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher why the most important path to success is health, and how women leaders can change the future of medicine.
Feb 26, 2019
Ayesha Curry: A 'Homemade' Success Story
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Bestselling author and entrepreneur Ayesha Curry tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher about her lifestyle brand Homemade, what it takes to sustain a website and product line, and what future business women can learn by following her lead.
Feb 19, 2019
'Gotham Gal' Joanne Wilson: Angel Investing in Female Founders
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'Gotham Gal' Joanne Wilson is a long time angel investor with a special focus on women entrepreneurs. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher why her life's passion is leading female founders to success.
Feb 12, 2019
African American Women & Wealth: Triumphing Over Adversity
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In a special panel discussion on African American wealth in the U.S., Dr. Sheila Robinson, Jennefer Witter, Stacey Tisdale, and Tiffany R. Warren join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher to discuss how racial, gender and social biases continue to challenge women in the black community -- and how they learned to triumph over them.
Feb 05, 2019
Rachel Lloyd: Survivor Turned Leader
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Rachel Lloyd has made it her mission to lead women into a safe and successful future. A survivor of human sex trafficking, she founded GEMS or Girls Educational and Mentoring. Lloyd tells host Veronica Dagher how she's working to change sex exploitation in the U.S.
Jan 29, 2019
Principal CFO Deanna Strable: A Financial Force
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Principal Financial Group's chief financial officer Deanna Strable tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher the story of how she made it to the C-Suite -- and how often being the only woman in the room forced her to map out her own unique path to success.
Jan 22, 2019
Claudia Romo Edelman: Championing a Global Cause
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Claudia Romo Edelman is a Mexican-Swiss diplomat and special adviser at the United Nations. A tireless advocate for equality and diversity, she tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher why she thinks women have the power to change the world.
Jan 15, 2019
Sheila Johnson: A Billion Dollar Businesswoman
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Sheila Johnson is the co-founder of BET and CEO of Salamander Hotels and Resorts. As the first African-American woman to achieve a billion dollar net worth, she looks back at the unique challenges she faced trying to succeed in a business dominated by white men.
Jan 08, 2019
Top Money Tips For 2019 From Five Financial Experts
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As some of the top experts in the field of finance, Jean Chatzky, Sharon Epperson, Bobbi Rebell, Farnoosh Torabi, and Deirdre Bolton have all found success by being savvy about money. They join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher with key financial tips for 2019.
Jan 01, 2019
Barbara Bradley Baekgaard: Designer Bag Domination
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She created the iconic Vera Bradley luggage and handbag company. Barbara Bradley Baekgaard talks about building her empire from scratch and designing a brand that matches her unique style.
Dec 18, 2018
Rana El-Kaliouby: Making Breakthroughs in Culture, Tech
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Rana El-Kaliouby is CEO of Affectiva. As a computer scientist, she reveals how her constant drive to break new ground in technology has made her one of the leading minds in artificial intelligence.
Dec 11, 2018
Maria Sharapova: How She's Won Off the Court
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Maria Sharapova is a world-renowned tennis star and Sugarpova founder who has built an empire of high-profile brand endorsements. She says, no matter the challenge, resilience has been the key to her success.
Dec 04, 2018
Marlo Thomas: Gaining More By Giving Back
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Marlo Thomas is a tireless philanthropist. She's known for her work with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, which cares for children with terminal cancer. She talks about her transformation from actress to activist, and why she feels the most successful when helping those in need.
Nov 27, 2018
From Cupcakes to the Olympics: Inspiring Women
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Special encore: An Olympian. A financial guru. A cupcake entrepreneur. Veronica Dagher looks back at some of the most inspiring conversations urging women to take control of their finances, careers, and ambitions.
Nov 20, 2018
Celebrity Lawyer Laura Wasser: Moving Beyond Divorce
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Attorney Laura Wasser has handled some high-profile Hollywood divorces, working with clients like Britney Spears, Johnny Depp, Heidi Klum and Ashton Kutcher. Now she's reinvented herself as a tech entrepreneur. Her new mission? Make sure everyday people know the law.
Nov 13, 2018
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz: How to Own Your Future
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Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz is president of the Charles Schwab Foundation and a leading advocate for money independence. She reveals how women can make their futures more secure through financial literacy.
Nov 06, 2018
Vicki Robin: Leading Millennials to Financial Independence
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Vicki Robin is the best-selling co-author of "Your Money or Your Life," which many younger Americans say has inspired them to join the Financial Independence Retire Early movement. She explains how living below your means now will lead to financial independence later.
Nov 02, 2018
McKinsey and Lean In: New Details on Gender Gap
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Just how are women faring in corporate America? Is there any progress to report? LeanIn.org president Rachel Thomas and McKinsey's Lareina Yee join Veronica Dagher to discuss this year's "Women in the Workplace" study.
Oct 30, 2018
TV Pioneer Pat Mitchell: Using Media for Social Change
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Pat Mitchell is a media industry veteran and the first female president and CEO of PBS. She is also board co-chair of the Women's Media Center and gala co-chair of the Women's Media Awards. She talks about transforming a successful TV career into a new passion for empowering women to make their mark in all forms of media.
Oct 23, 2018
Mary Higgins Clark: A Novel Way to Make Millions
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How does a girl from the Bronx become a bestselling author who's penned more than 50 books? Mary Higgins Clark joins Veronica Dagher to reveal how she rose to become the "Queen of Suspense."
Oct 16, 2018
Jenny Fleiss: Designing Your Own Business
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She's listed as one of Fortune's "Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs." Jenny Fleiss is co-founder of Rent the Runway, an online service for designer dress rentals. She shares what it takes for female entrepreneurs to turn their business ideas into reality.
Oct 09, 2018
Olympian Bonnie St. John: Being Your Own Champion
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Despite having her right leg amputated at age five, Bonnie St. John became the first African-American ever to win medals at the Winter Olympics. She reveals how life-long adversity taught her the keys to success.
Oct 02, 2018
Suze Orman: Finding Your Financial Voice
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Suze Orman has made a name for herself as an internationally-known personal finance expert. She explains why it remains her life's passion to help women take control of their money.
Sep 25, 2018
Janice Bryant Howroyd: Billion-Dollar Businesswoman
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Janice Bryant Howroyd created The ActOne Group, one of the largest workforce solutions companies in the U.S. She details her road to becoming the first African American woman to own a billion-dollar business.
Sep 18, 2018
Sharon Salzberg: Success Through Meditation
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Sharon Salzberg is known around the world as a teacher of meditation. She's also a best-selling author known for bringing mindfulness practices to the West. She explains how we can all find the true meaning of success.
Sep 11, 2018
Lisa Lutoff-Perlo: Traveling Straight to the Top
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Encore edition: 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.
Sep 04, 2018
Melanie Whelan: The Secret to SoulCycle's Success
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Encore edition: 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.
Aug 28, 2018
Melissa Ben-Ishay: Recipe for Entrepreneurial Success
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Encore edition: 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.
Aug 21, 2018
Minkoff, Brown: Turning Your Name Into an Empire
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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