April 26, 2019
Sian Beilock is the 8th President of Barnard College, renown cognitive scientist, and author of "Choke." In this interview, Sian talks pursuing a career in academia and equipping young female students with tools and resources to overcome self-doubt. She details her experiences as well as techniques in tackling anxiety and performing up to one's utmost potential.
April 7, 2019
Carly Leahy talks about democratizing fertility and reproductive health information for women and empowering female creative leaders. She started off in advertising and found her passion in creative branding and storytelling. After, she moved to Google and Uber to build innovative products. She then met her co-founder Afton and took on the challenge of ensuring women has on-demand information about their reproductive health.
February 8, 2019
Kara Goldin talks about disrupting the beverage industry with no prior knowledge and experience. She started Hint Water to bring a product to the market with no sugar and all natural ingredients. Kara tells LHI about her experiences as a female entrepreneur and next steps for growing Hint as a direct-to-consumer business.
January 14, 2019
Nancy Wang talks about how she got her start in product management going from leading an open data initiative for the U.S. government to being the first female product manager at Google Fiber. Her passion for enterprise software and advancing women in tech leadership led her to pursue a lead product management role at Rubrik and to start her non-profit, Advancing Women in Product.
December 4, 2018
Cheryl Yeoh talks about the early days of building out her two start-ups, Reclip.It (now Walmart Labs) and City Pockets, building out Malaysia's startup ecosystem with MaGIC, and getting >120 venture capital firms on board with #MovingForward.
October 11, 2018
She began her career in fashion as an assistant to one of the biggest stylists in the industry. It was in this hostile, demanding work environment that she knew she had to leave and become her own boss. She now works as a freelance stylist and contributing fashion editor, as well as the head of the styling program at Istituto Marangoni in Miami.
September 22, 2018
Carissa Justice is the co-founder of Nimble Creative, a Bay Area branding and marketing company. The copywriter has done work for clients including Facebook, Google Home, and Visa. After she had a baby, something in her changed. She quit her agency job because she did not feel passionate about it. Leaving her son everyday meant she had to be doing something fulfilling. So, she began to build something she loved.
August 30, 2018
Aanchal Gupta, Director of Security at Facebook, explains how she didn’t realize she was selling herself short until she had to be convinced by the hiring manager at Skype that she was a great fit for a security lead position. She soon realized she needs to trust herself more and be able to raise her hand to grab opportunities. Learn how she uses courage and confidence in the workplace to empower herself and those around her.
July 19, 2018
After releasing her award-winning documentary film “Unspoken” last year, Geneva Peschka has started working on a 12-part docu-series entitled “Women.” The strong female community at The Wing, where she serves as Community Manager, has helped her along her journey as a filmmaker. Through this female-focused network, Geneva has learned how to communicate, lead and find her passion. What keeps her motivated is knowing that at the end of the day, the important thing is not monetary success, but connecting with others. Read more about her films and her work at The Wing.
June 12, 2018
As the senior manager of culture & diversity at the female coven, or co-working space, @the.wing, @theyariblanco has not only found an open and inclusive place to work, but a band of women that empower each other. “The sisterhood is real… we can talk about things that would be considered a no no at another company” says Yari. Through her job and growing confidence, Yari started @theGIRLMOB, a platform where she is bridging the communication gap for women of color.