14 episodes

Momentum Matters raises awareness about the barriers facing women who aspire to leadership positions and the skills to move past them. As Alabama's premier leadership organization, Momentum gives women and men tools to have courageous conversations and build inclusive organizations.

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Momentum Matters raises awareness about the barriers facing women who aspire to leadership positions and the skills to move past them. As Alabama's premier leadership organization, Momentum gives women and men tools to have courageous conversations and build inclusive organizations.

    Working Moms: Dr. LaRhonda Magras, CEO of the YWCA of Central Alabama

    Working Moms: Dr. LaRhonda Magras, CEO of the YWCA of Central Alabama

    Dr. LaRhonda Magras, CEO of the YWCA of Central Alabama, joined us on Momentum Matters to share her personal path to leadership, as well as the impact of the pandemic on the women they serve at the YWCA and how Momentum Matters listeners can step in to help.

    • 34 min
    Working Moms: Delphine Carter's Perspective from Boulo Solutions

    Working Moms: Delphine Carter's Perspective from Boulo Solutions

    We spoke to Delphine Carter, founder and CEO of Boulo Solutions, about the underlying conditions that make managing career and family particularly difficult for women, as well as some ways women can find alternative arrangements so they can maintain a career and manage family demands during stressful times. 

    • 32 min
    Celebrating Female Black Business Founders: Cecilia Pearson, Babypalooza

    Celebrating Female Black Business Founders: Cecilia Pearson, Babypalooza

    Momentum Matters is putting the spotlight on female founders during Black Business Owners month. This episode, Momentum CEO April Benetollo talks with Cecilia "Ceci" Pearson about her business, Babypalooza. What began as publication for expecting mothers evolved into a series of highly successful expos, until COVID. Ceci make a quick pivot to develop a robust online portal connecting parents-to-be with valuable products, resources and community. Ceci's entrepreneurial spirit, tenacity, and creativity all shine through in this episode. 

    • 27 min
    Celebrating Pride with Eva Kendrick

    Celebrating Pride with Eva Kendrick

    Momentum Matters Podcast is back with exciting stories from LGBTQ+ leaders this Pride. Join Momentum CEO, April Benetollo, in welcoming Eva Kendrick, a local faith organizer working with organizations such as the Human Rights Campaign and the Faith in Public Life Fund to improve quality of life of marginalized populations in Alabama. She shares her experience growing up LGBTQ+ in a family of ministers and how her resilience impacts her leadership scope. Join us for this inspiring episode.

    • 39 min
    Celebrating Pride Month with Dr. Lindsay Sutton

    Celebrating Pride Month with Dr. Lindsay Sutton

    Momentum Matters Podcast is back with exciting stories from LGBTQ+ leaders this Pride. Join Momentum CEO, April Benetollo, in welcoming Dr. Lindsay Sutton who shares her inspiring background, her journey navigating the corporate landscape as a queer woman, and takeaways that influence her understanding of human resource management. In addition to her trailblazing work as Lead Performance Strategist/Master Facilitator for Hidden Innovators, and as Lead Behavioral Designer/Business Strategist for Two Ravens, she is a recent graduate of Upward. Please join us in listening to this engaging talk.

    • 43 min
    Focus on Mental Health with Dr. Lisa Graham and C. Rene Washington

    Focus on Mental Health with Dr. Lisa Graham and C. Rene Washington

    Momentum Matters hosts a special joint episode featuring Dr. Lisa Graham, of McDonald Graham, and C. Rene Washington, of Career Triage HQ. Listen as they share with Momentum CEO, April Benetollo, about mental health practices, their enduring friendship, and the importance of solidarity of women in the workplace.

    • 38 min

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