Radio Recap: Barbara Corcoran

In 1973, struggling waitress, Barbara Corcoran, received a $1,000 loan from an ex-boyfriend to open a real estate business selling apartments in Manhattan—and The Corcoran Group was born. By the mid-1970s, Barbara was publishing The Corcoran Report featuring real estate data developments in New York City, landing her a position as one of the top [Read More]

Radio Recap: Women in Tech Summit

In 10 days Philadelphia will open its arms to the annual Women in Tech Summit, a two-day conference which aims to inspire, educate and connect women in the tech industry. The event will be a combo of workshops, panel discussions, and networking, all culminating into the many career opportunities in tech and how to pursue [Read More]

April 12th, 2017|Categories: Radio|Tags: , , , , |

Radio Recap: Women’s March + Public Radio

Bob Bland is a New York City fashion designer and the CEO and founder of Manufacture New York—a social enterprise geared at rethinking the fashion ecosystem with new ways of promoting indie apparel companies and local textile production for the 21st century. And if that isn’t cool enough, she’s also the Co-Chair of the Women’s [Read More]

Radio Recap: Defy Ventures + 5 to 9 Podcast

Catherine Hoke is the founder and CEO of Defy Ventures, a United States-backed nonprofit that transforms the street hustle skills of the formerly incarcerated into legal entrepreneurship. During Defy’s first year, they recruited 1,000 business executives who invested 8,000+ hours to help Entrepreneurs in Training—or EITs. Defy has served 550+ formerly incarcerated EITs across 24 states [Read More]

March 29th, 2017|Categories: Radio|Tags: , , , , , , |

Radio Recap: Gwynnie Bee + 3D Printed Knitwear

Following the big successes of Netflix, Airbnb, and Lyft, the sharing and rental model is causing disruption in more niche industries, such as shaving products, LEGOS, and even women’s apparel—a $120 billion industry alone. While there are already women’s apparel and rental subscription services on the market, only one has successfully targeted the 70% of [Read More]

Radio Recap: Isabel Castilla + Lisette Titre-Montgomery

Isabel Castilla is a Principal designer at James Corner Field Operations, where she’s leading the Section 4 redesign of New York City’s innovative High Line, a 23-city block elevated railway reclaimed as a public space. She’s also the Principal on Miami’s Underline, a 10-mile long corridor of parkland, trails and neighborhood connections. Originally from Puerto Rico, [Read More]

Radio Recap: Work, Pause, Thrive + Wine N Dine App

The ever-elusive work/life balance is difficult to attain when the workplace has still not adjusted to the realities of working parents—particularly for women. Today, only 48% of mothers work-full time. In the meantime, 64 million Millennials are expected to become parents in the next decade. While women are struggling to rise to the highest ranks in [Read More]

March 9th, 2017|Categories: Radio|Tags: , , , , |

Radio Recap: BanterGirl + SHEROES

By Wikipedia’s standards only 13% of women make up their list of ‘American Stand-up Comedians’, but my first guest aims to change that. BanterGirl is the brainchild of comedian, actor, writer, and producer Trish Nelson. Born out of a successfully crowdfunded campaign, an unexpected internship, and long nights working in the restaurant industry, Trish has [Read More]

February 22nd, 2017|Categories: Radio|Tags: , , , , |