24 episodes

Hear candid conversations about the trials and tribulations of being a successful woman in the workplace. Join Fairygodboss Co-founder Romy Newman as she sit down with accomplished female professionals to discuss life lessons and how we can ban together to support one other, drive change, and shatter the glass ceiling.

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Hear candid conversations about the trials and tribulations of being a successful woman in the workplace. Join Fairygodboss Co-founder Romy Newman as she sit down with accomplished female professionals to discuss life lessons and how we can ban together to support one other, drive change, and shatter the glass ceiling.

    Jill Anderson - Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning & Power Supply, SCE

    Jill Anderson - Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning & Power Supply, SCE

    Jill Anderson is senior vice president of Strategic Planning and Power Supply at Southern California Edison (SCE), one of the nation's largest electric utilities. She is responsible for driving business strategy across the company, ensuring that the integrated planning to support California's clean energy transformation is closely aligned with the company's procurement and dispatch of generation resources. She oversees strategy, resource planning, energy procurement and management, and the operations of SCE's power generation fleet.

    In this episode of Fairygodboss Radio, Romy sits down with Jill to talk about work-life integration.

     

    • 31 min
    Neelam Chohan - Global Inclusion & Diversity Leader, Honeywell

    Neelam Chohan - Global Inclusion & Diversity Leader, Honeywell

    Neelam joined Honeywell in 2011 working out of the Dubai, UAE offices as a Regional HR Leader before taking on a HR Functional Excellence Director role where she was responsible for program managing HR Functional Transformation initiatives. In 2017, Neelam moved into her current role as the Global Leader of Inclusion & Diversity and is currently living in New York.

    In her present role, Neelam has built a corporate-wide Inclusion & Diversity (I&D) strategy to help successfully embed I&D into Honeywell’s cultural DNA. Partnering with the Businesses and Regions, she has been driving key initiatives including business led I&D Councils executing strategic initiatives to attract, promote and retain diverse talent. Her ultimate goal is for Honeywell to have one of the world’s most diverse, and globally-minded workforces, where all diverse talent has an equal opportunity to grow and succeed and making Honeywell a great place to work. 

    In this episode of Fairygodboss Radio, Romy sits down with Neelam to talk about the importance of knowing and understanding your worth.

    • 33 min
    Michele Meyer-Shipp - Principal, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, KPMG

    Michele Meyer-Shipp - Principal, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, KPMG

    Michele C. Meyer-Shipp is the Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at KPMG.  In this role, Meyer-Shipp leads the firm’s efforts related to diversity and inclusion with a specific focus on the recruitment, retention, and development of a diverse workforce; fostering an inclusive and accessible culture; and inspiring broad perspectives and innovative client solutions.  Meyer-Shipp serves as a strategic consultant to firm leaders on all matters related to diversity and inclusion, and is a brand ambassador for the firm in the marketplace. 

    In this episode of Fairygodboss Radio, Romy sits down with Michele to talk about mentorship, sponsorship, and the importance of women supporting women.

    • 40 min
    Jina Etienne - CPA, CGMA, Co-Founder & Principal Consultant, EtiennePartners

    Jina Etienne - CPA, CGMA, Co-Founder & Principal Consultant, EtiennePartners

    An accomplished leader and former business owner, co-founded of EtiennePartners with her husband.  Together, they help organizations build more inclusive cultures through training and workshops designed to be practical, apply immediately to real-world situations to maximize participant engagement and long-term retention. Previously, as Director - Diversity & Inclusion for Grant Thornton (GT), she managed the firm's Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Team responsible for developing and implementing GT’s firm-wide D&I strategy.  Before GT, as President & CEO of the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA), Jina was responsible for strategic direction, stakeholder relationships, organizational priorities, and managing the day-to-day operation of the Association and its staff.  Before joining NABA, she was Director – Taxation, Tax Ethics & Professional Standards, AICPA Tax Section at the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA).  She joined the AICPA after 17 years in private practice at Etienne & Associates, LLC (E&A), a boutique CPA firm specializing in tax that served small businesses and their owners.  She began her career in public accounting in the tax department of Touche Ross (now Deloitte).  On a personal note, she is part of the Peloton community (#Mama_Cat), loves coffee and enjoys jigsaw puzzles, Sudoku, and cake decorating.

    In this episode of Fairygodboss Radio, Romy sits down with Jina to discuss her career and motherhood.

    • 30 min
    Lindsay-Rae McIntyre - Chief Diversity Officer, Microsoft

    Lindsay-Rae McIntyre - Chief Diversity Officer, Microsoft

    As Chief Diversity Officer at Microsoft, Lindsay-Rae McIntyre leads the organization’s diversity and inclusion commitments at the center of the company’s cultural transformation. Her work is critical to Microsoft’s mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. With more than 20 years’ experience as a human resources executive for the technology sector, Lindsay-Rae is passionate about driving business growth through innovative and inclusive people strategies.

    In this episode of Fairygodboss Radio, Romy sits down with Lindsay-Rae to talk about how to be a great manager and mentor.

     

    • 33 min
    Hannah Yang and Meredith Kopit Levien - The New York Times

    Hannah Yang and Meredith Kopit Levien - The New York Times

    Hannah Yang is senior vice president, head of Subscription Growth at The New York Times, leading its global subscription growth strategy and execution. Ms. Yang has held a variety of positions at The Times, including in business development, advertising sales development, and strategic planning, since joining the Company in 2010. Prior to joining The Times, she was a corporate attorney at the law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and a management consultant at Katzenbach Partners LLC (now a part of Strategy &).

    Meredith Kopit Levien was named executive vice president and chief operating officer of The New York Times Company in June 2017. Ms. Kopit Levien oversees the teams responsible for digital product, design, audience and brand, consumer revenue, advertising, live events and new product development. Immediately prior, she was executive vice president and chief revenue officer, a position she held since April 2015. In that role, Ms. Kopit Levien was responsible for the generation of all advertising and subscription revenue from The Times’s products and services and for leadership of the advertising, marketing, video and live event teams. Ms. Kopit Levien joined The Times Company in August 2013 as head of advertising.

     

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

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Meaningful and relevant

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Love this podcast!

This podcast is an amazing view inside some of the most influential women in business. Their advice and stories are compelling and thought provoking. Can’t wait for next season.

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Great Podcast

What an amazing podcast covering such important topics like careers, gender equality and so much more from key speakers that have had such success in their careers! Can’t wait for the next season.

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