5 episodes

Join us as we sit down with accomplished women leaders from various fields, who share their personal experiences, challenges, and triumphs. Discover how these trailblazers have overcome barriers and shattered glass ceilings, while making a positive impact on their communities and industries.

Through these enlightening conversations, we explore the importance of a liberal arts education in shaping well-rounded, intellectually agile leaders.

Conversations with Women Leaders DePauw University

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Join us as we sit down with accomplished women leaders from various fields, who share their personal experiences, challenges, and triumphs. Discover how these trailblazers have overcome barriers and shattered glass ceilings, while making a positive impact on their communities and industries.

Through these enlightening conversations, we explore the importance of a liberal arts education in shaping well-rounded, intellectually agile leaders.

    Ep #05: Tenacious, Creative, and Passionate Leadership in the Cannabis Industry with Sarah O’Leary '86

    Ep #05: Tenacious, Creative, and Passionate Leadership in the Cannabis Industry with Sarah O’Leary '86

    Sarah O’Leary, CEO of Jelly Brands and DePauw Class of 1986, returns to campus for the first time in 37 years to join the show today. Sarah shares her favorite memories from her time at DePauw, including her fun experience as the school mascot. She discusses her excitement about the future direction of DePauw and the crucial role of marketing in her journey. Listen in as Sarah opens up about a key lesson she learned at DePauw and how it has shaped her into a tenacious, creative, and pas...

    • 52 min
    Ep #04: Empowering Women in Higher Education with Dana Cummings '99

    Ep #04: Empowering Women in Higher Education with Dana Cummings '99

    Today we dive into the inspiring journey of Dana Cummings, a Fundraising and Advancement Leader, who shares her insights on navigating career challenges as a woman. Dana emphasizes the significance of lifting each other up and modeling positive behavior, highlighting impactful mentors who shaped her professional trajectory. She also opens up about her unique management style, prioritizing collaboration and empowerment over authority. From balancing career ambitions with family responsibilitie...

    • 31 min
    Ep #03: NBA All-Star 2024: Behind the Scenes with Dianna Boyce '88

    Ep #03: NBA All-Star 2024: Behind the Scenes with Dianna Boyce '88

    Today we welcome back Dianna Boyce, Vice President of 2021 NBA All-Star, Inc., to uncover the intricacies behind the NBA All-Star 2024 event held in Indianapolis. In this episode, Dianna provides an exclusive behind-the-scenes glimpse into the meticulous planning that went into orchestrating this grand event. From the selection of venues to the decision-making process behind hosting numerous outdoor events, she sheds light on the strategic choices made to ensure a memorable experience for att...

    • 26 min
    Ep #02: Leadership, Resilience, and Authenticity with Angie Torain '94

    Ep #02: Leadership, Resilience, and Authenticity with Angie Torain '94

    Today we are joined by Angie Torain, Director of Athletics and Recreation at the University of Chicago. Angie offers a glimpse of her journey in college athletics, from serendipitous beginnings to fostering a culture of inclusion. She also opens up about the lessons she learned through her extensive experience.

    • 48 min
    Ep #01: Breaking Barriers with Dianna Boyce '88

    Ep #01: Breaking Barriers with Dianna Boyce '88

    Welcome to the inaugural episode of Conversations with Women Leaders, where we delve into the dynamic journey of Dianna Boyce, Vice President of 2024 NBA All-Star, Inc. In this episode, we explore the resilience and adaptability required to navigate a fast-paced career, alongside invaluable lessons and insights garnered along the way. Listen in to learn the art of strategic pivoting, the importance of personal fulfillment beyond career pursuits, and more.

    • 38 min

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