Gender Bias in Media, with Madeline Di Nonno
Madeline Di Nonno, President & CEO of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media joins Laura to celebrate women’s history month. In keeping with this year’s theme- the women who tell our stories – Laura and Madeline talk about the work of the institute, and the enormous impact they have had on making mainstream media more diverse and inclusive. A trailblazer in every way, Madeline shares with us her creative and strategic approach to remote work, the powerful ways that she builds support across the industry, and how she and Geena Davis have collaborated to engineer major progress in an industry that affects us all. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on March 2, 2023 on SiriusXM’s Business Radio, Channel 132.
THE PERFECTIONIST’S GUIDE TO LOSING CONTROL with Katherine Morgan Schafler
What is Perfectionism? And more importantly, why is perfectionism viewed as a bad thing? Laura’s guest, Katherine Morgan Schafler, is on a mission to stop pathologizing perfectionism as “toxic” and “bad”. Katherine is Google’s former on-site therapist and Author of the new book THE PERFECTIONIST’S GUIDE TO LOSING CONTROL: A Path to Peace and Power. In the interview, Katherine discusses the upsides of perfectionism and shows every perfectionist how to unlock their gifts and embrace - even enjoy - their perfectionism. Want more? Visit www.perfectionistsguide.com. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on February 9th 2023 on SiriusXM's Business Radio, Channel 132.
Power and Privilege with Dr. Akilah Cadet
Laura’s guest, Dr. Akilah Cadet, is the founder of Change Cadet - a consulting firm which aims to drive equity and belonging in the workplace. As a young Black woman, Dr. Akilah Cadet experienced judgement, "isms", and numerous barriers in the workplace. One day she thought, “what if I could change that?” and Change Cadet was started. In this episode, Dr Akilah talks about diversity in the workplace, disability employment awareness, and the distinction between being an ally and being an accomplice. Want more? Visit www.changecadet.com. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on February 2nd 2023 on SiriusXM's Business Radio, Channel 132.
Dr. Jennifer Lincoln: The OB-GYN & Social Media Influencer Empowering Women to Learn About Their Bodies
Why are topics like periods, sex, and menopause considered taboo? Laura’s guest, Dr. Jennifer Lincoln, is here to change that with her mission to demystify sex ed and break down the stigmas – because no one needs to ever feel ashamed about their bodies. Jennifer Lincoln is a board-certified OB-GYN, lactation consultant, mother and author of “Let’s Talk About Down There: An OB-GYN Answers All Your Burning Questions…Without Making You Feel Embarrassed For Asking”. In this episode, Jennifer talks to Laura about disparities in women's health care, empowering women to advocate for themselves, menopause in the workplace, co-founding Obstetricians for Reproductive Justice and much more! Want more? Visit www.drjenniferlincoln.com. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on January 26th 2023 on SiriusXM's Business Radio, Channel 132.
2022 Women in the Workplace Report with Alexis Krivkovich
When it comes to assessing the state of women at work, the gold standard of measurement has become the annual Women in the Workplace Report produced by LeanIn.org in conjunction with McKinsey & Company. Host Laura Zarrow sits down with Alexis Krivkovich, Managing Partner of McKinsey’s Bay Area Offices and one of the authors of the 2022 report to discuss the alarming results of this year’s report, and its long-term implications for women in the c-suite. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on November 10, 2022 on SiriusXM’s Business Radio, Channel 132.
When to Walk Away, with Annie Duke
Annie Duke, author of QUIT: The Power of Knowing When to Walk Away joins Laura to discuss the complex issues behind good decision making- and quitting, in particular. Tapping into her deep insights as a cognitive psychologist and her experience as professional poker player, Annie helps us all better understand the art and science of walking away at the right time, for the right reasons, while sharing with us her journey through her unusual career. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on September 29, 2022 on SiriusXM’s Business Radio, Channel 132.
The NO Club, with Lise Vesterlund
Has your boss ever asked you to do something that you didn’t really want to do, but you did it anyway because you felt like you had no choice? Today’s guest, Professor Lise Vesterlund, behavioral economist and co- author of The NO Club: Putting a Stop to Women’s Dead-End Work, says research shows that women are disproportionately asked and expected to take on these tasks that inevitably go unrewarded, leaving women overcommitted and underutilized. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on September 22, 2022 on SiriusXM’s Business Radio, Channel 132.
Take Back Your Power, with Deborah Liu
If you’ve been told you’re too aggressive, dramatic, or emotional, this one’s for you. Deborah Liu, CEO of Ancestry and author of Take Back Your Power sits down with host Laura Zarrow to discuss mentorship and sponsorship; how forgiveness can be a key to productivity and power; and how more how more women can raise their hand to “get in line” for promotions. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on September 1, 2022 on SiriusXM's Business Radio, Channel 132.
Surviving and #WhyIStayed: A discussion with Beverly Gooden
Beverly Gooden is the author of Surviving: Why We Stay and How We Leave Abusive Relationships and sits down with host Laura Zarrow to discuss the complexities of domestic violence, her viral hashtag #WhyIStayed and the inspiring story of how she reclaimed and rebuilt her own life. Originally aired with Host Laura Zarrow on August 11, 2022, on SiriusXM’s Business Radio, Channel 132.