Podcast

Bridget Firtle: Being unapologetically yourself and launching the first female-founded NY distillery

She launched the first female-founded distillery in NYC and was the first solo female distiller in the United States. Within five years of the launch, she formed a strategic partnership with Proximo Spirits, and finally sold the company to launch mission-driven Rockaway Drinks. Meet Bridget Firtle, a serial entrepreneur and investor in a highly male …

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Amanda Koonjbeharry: How setting boundaries can elevate your career and why nurturing connections enhances policy work

How setting boundaries can lead to success, and why nurturing connections can help enhance policy work.   Learning these key skills not only helps maintain work and life balance can be the key to so many career elevating steps. Amanda Koonjbeharry did this by recognizing her self-worth! Amanda’s journey into social work took a detour, …

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Tahda Ahtone: How to Build a Reliance Alliance & Disrupting Housing Manufacturing Sustainably

She’s utilizing her legal degree to fight against today’s hardest issues: criminal justice and sustainability. Meet Tahda Ahtone, lawyer, entrepreneur, prosecutor, attorney, proud mother, and advocate of the side hustle. After graduating high school at age 16, as an Olympic fencing hopeful, Tahda hit a crossroads in her career, one that changed her trajectory forever. …

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Aubrey Blanche: Designing equitable systems for the next generation of business and how staying curious leads to success

She’s redesigning our world in a radically new way. How? Systems!  By looking at the world through a lens of fostering belonging, Aubrey Blanche, Director of Equitable Design at Culture Amp, is able to see solutions to some of the toughest problems we all face. On the show, Aubrey shares how she found and uses …

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Deepa Iyer: The art of career course corrections and leading a national organization at a young age

How do you build movements that elevate immigrant and racial justice? Award-Winning Writer, Lawyer, Activist, and Trainer, Deepa’s personal life and career have always been about groundbreaking work, especially surrounding South Asian American communities. But Deepa’s path to purpose wasn’t simple– after jumping into the nonprofit space, pivoting to law, and then back to the …

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Susan Herman: Building a career on your core beliefs and putting yourself in the way of luck

She built her career on her core beliefs, fighting for fairness and civil liberties, leading to her pivotal role as the President of the ACLU through both the Trump and Obama Administrations. Meet Susan Herman, inaugural Ruth Bader Ginsburg Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School. Susan has always been a fighter, battling a sexist …

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