We Are Not A Monolith: The Women’s Vote in 2020
Women will shape the 2020 election – whether it’s the unprecedented number of women running in races across the country, or the singular importance of the women’s vote. In this episode of Women@Work, Laura speaks with Debbie Walsh, Director of the Center for American Women in Politics about who we are voting for and the key issues at stake. In the second half hour, Tina Tchen joins Laura to talk about the non-profit, non-partisan When We All Vote, and what we all need to know to make sure our votes are counted this year. Want more? Visit cawp.rutgers.edu and timesupnow.org. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on September 17, 2020 on SiriusXM's Business Radio, Channel 132.
Barriers to Belonging
Dr. Laura Morgan Roberts, Professor of Practice at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business and author of the HBR article, “Working At Home While Black” joins Laura to explore the myriad workplace challenges women of color experience every day. Listen in as they talk about code switching, the glass cliff, and the power of empathy and relationships to create a genuine sense of belonging at work. Want more? Visit www.linkedin.com/in/lauramorganroberts. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on September 10, 2020 on SiriusXM's Business Radio, Channel 132.
What Girls Need with Marissa Porges
How do we raise our daughters to navigate a complex world that needs them, but doesn’t necessarily make a place for them? A powerful start is to consider what specific strengths they need, and then find or create ways to help them build those strengths. Laura’s guest, Marissa Porges, head of The Baldwin School and author of What Girls Need: How to Raise Bold, Courageous, and Resilient Women helps to guide us in that process. Learn more at www.marisaporges.com. Originally aired on Women@Work with Host Laura Zarrow on August 27, 2020 on SiriusXM's Business Radio, Channel 132.
Charitable Giving During COVID-19 with Eileen Heisman
Of the many surprising things that data tells us about the COVID-19 pandemic, one is surprisingly positive. Despite how devastated our economy is, generosity - especially charitable giving - is apparently adapting in surprisingly positive ways.Laura’s guest, Eileen Heisman, President and CEO of National Philanthropic Trust, tells us what we can do to maximize our own generous impulses, while sharing her own brand of insight, inspiration and wisdom. Learn more at www.nptrust.org. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on July 30, 2020 on SiriusXM's Business Radio, Channel 132.
The Soft Power of Protocol with Capricia Penavic Marshall
Capricia Penavic Marshall, former US chief of protocol in the Obama administration and author of Protocol: The Power of Diplomacy and How to Make it Work for You joins Laura on Women@Work to discuss the role of empathy and respect in serious strategy, and how we all can learn to bridge cultural divides in the pursuit of progress. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on July 23, 2020 on SiriusXM's Business Radio Powered by The Wharton School, Channel 132.
It’s About Power with Adrienne Lawrence and Joanne Bagshaw
Laura talks with sexual harassment expert Adrienne Lawrence and Joanne Bagshaw, professor of psychology and women’s studies, to understand how we can protect ourselves and others from systemic racism and sexism, and increase our own self-awareness in pursuit of genuine allyship. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on July 9, 2020 on SiriusXM's Business Radio Powered by The Wharton School, Channel 132.
Empathy, Trust, and Radical Respect: Power Moves for Team Success with Frances Frei
How do we create the conditions for people and organizations to thrive? Frances Frei, Harvard Business School professor and co-author of Unleashed: The Unapologetic Leader’s Guide to Empowering Everyone Around You, talks with Laura about how we can harness the power of empathy and trust to make work a place where we move past inclusion to authentic belonging and “release the energy of possibility in others” in the process. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on July 2, 2020 on Women@Work on SiriusXM's Business Radio Powered by The Wharton School, Channel 132.
Inspiring and Mentoring Women of Color in Tech with Susanne Tedrick
While women currently represent 47% of the workforce in the US, they only make up 28% of the workforce in science and technology- and the statistics are even worse for women of color. Why? How can we do better and increase the participation of women and people of color in STEM? This week, Laura sits down with Susanne Tedrick, a cloud computing tech specialist and author of Women of Color in Tech: A Blueprint for Inspiring and Mentoring the Next Generation of Technology Innovators, to discuss practical advice to help women and people of color coming up through the pipeline get the support they need. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on June 25, 2020 on SiriusXM's Business Radio Powered by The Wharton School, Channel 132.
Walking the Talk: How to Have Productive Conversations About Identity, Race, and Allyship at Work with Stephanie Creary
The deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor, and the #BlackLivesMatter protests that have erupted across our country have fueled a national conversation around racism and structural inequality, with calls for change in policing and the criminal justice system and in our communities and workplaces. In this episode, Wharton Professor and identity and diversity expert Stephanie Creary joins Laura to share practical advice for productively talking about race and advancing allyship at work - including the role of leadership in changing culture and establishing new norms, tips managers can use to translate their organizations’ aspirational D&I statements into concrete actions, and Professor Creary’s frameworks for engaging in difficult conversations across difference to educating ourselves and others. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on June 18, 2020 on SiriusXM's Business Radio Powered by The Wharton School, Channel 132.