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One of the '6 Best Podcasts for Business Travelers' per USA Today -- engaging, enlightening and informative interviews with women innovators and leaders across sectors. Topics" Driving innovation, leadership, communications and career management. Features mostly women experts.

Green Connections Radio - Innovative Women on Energy, Sustainability, Climate, Careers, Leadership greenconnections

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One of the '6 Best Podcasts for Business Travelers' per USA Today -- engaging, enlightening and informative interviews with women innovators and leaders across sectors. Topics" Driving innovation, leadership, communications and career management. Features mostly women experts.

    Funding for Women Entrepreneurs Is A Bigger Challenge & a Bigger Return

    Funding for Women Entrepreneurs Is A Bigger Challenge & a Bigger Return

    Engaging and inspiring interviews with talented women leaders and innovators making a difference for the planet.

    • 38 min
    Buildings Made From Plants – Laura Busse Dolan, Owner, CEO & President, Applied Imagination

    Buildings Made From Plants – Laura Busse Dolan, Owner, CEO & President, Applied Imagination

    “The story of the building is important for the artist (because) every model they create, they build a relationship with….they spend hundreds of hours working on that model…It’s a work of art.” 
    Laura Dolan on Green Connections Radio podcast
     
    When I visited the U.S. Botanic Gardens in Washington, DC a couple of months ago, I saw these amazing miniatures of landmark buildings – the Capitol, the Smithsonian Museums, the Lincoln Memorial and even historic train stations – made from plants, nuts, and other botanics. They were such magical creations, I tracked down the company that makes them.
    Listen to Laura Busse Dolan, the Owner, CEO & President of Applied Imagination tell Green Connections Radio podcast host Joan Michelson how these amazing sculptures are made, what they are made from, and who makes them.  career advice too. You’ll be inspired….
    You'll hear:
    Where they get the botanics from to make the buildings. How the designs are developed and “ingredients” chosen. How they make them visually accurate to the people who the onlooker. What it’s like taking over a business from your parent – and tips for the parent and for the son or daughter taking it over. Important career advice too … and much more! Read my Forbes blogs on my interview with Laura too.               
    “I would drive your decisions in life with what fulfills you. When I wake up in the morning,  do I feel most driven and excited to be doing the work I’m doing that day?”
    Laura Dolan on Green Connections Radio podcast
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    Ashley Bell, actor, producer, “Love and Bananas” about rescuing Asian elephants Dayna Reggero, Filmmaker, Climate Stories Tracy Edwards, Yachtsman of the Year, documentarian of “Maiden” about her round the world race, building the first all-female crew. Thanks for subscribing on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts and leaving us a review!
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    • 25 min
    The Press, Climate & Diversity – Wanda Lloyd, Author, 'Coming Full Circle: From Jim Crow to Journalism,' Former News Executive

    The Press, Climate & Diversity – Wanda Lloyd, Author, 'Coming Full Circle: From Jim Crow to Journalism,' Former News Executive

    “There are environmental issues that are very important to people on a local level…(but they are) being covered (by the local news media) based on everyday issues in local communities… because it affects tourism, it affects the economy, it affects a lot of things, not to mention the places that we live…(and) because it affects their taxes.” 
    Wanda Lloyd on Green Connections Radio
    With the news media today critical to our well-being, our economy and democracy, and under attack, we are taking a look inside how the media works, how it covers climate change, and how women reporters are different, with a consummate insider.
    Listen to Wanda Smalls Lloyd, former senior editor at USA Today and at local newspapers, and a former Washington Post executive – and author of the new book, “Coming Full Circle: From Jim Crow to Journalism – in this eye-opening interview with Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson. She provides valuable career advice too.
    You'll hear:
    How the news media approaches climate change stories. How women reporters report on different stories and ask different questions. How she excelled in a (white) male-dominated industry as a woman of color. Why your background matters, even as a reporter. Great career advice for any career, especially for women … and much more! Read my Forbes blogs on my interview with Wanda too.            
    “Ask questions and ask good questions so people remember you…It really is personal branding and follow up…Comment on their posts and get to know them on a personal level.” Wanda Lloyd on Green Connections Radio
    You'll also want to listen to:
    Hannah Fairfield, Climate Editor, The Washington Post. Jen Boynton, Editor, TriplePundit Media (now owned by 3BL Media) Joann Lublin, WSJ Management News Editor on success tips from top women CEOs Christa Marshall, Energy Reporter, E&E News, on covering energy trends and policy. Jay Newton-Small, Time magazine, author of “Broad Influence: How women are Changing They Way America Works.” Thanks for subscribing on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts and leaving us a review!
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    • 38 min
    Advancing Women in STEM – Telle Whitney, Diversity Expert, Fmr CEO, Anita Borg Institute for Women in Technology

    Advancing Women in STEM – Telle Whitney, Diversity Expert, Fmr CEO, Anita Borg Institute for Women in Technology

    “The companies that have really made a commitment to creating change, they look at the ways promotions are decided, because often it’s very ad hoc….and consciously or unconsciously, the managers, who are primarily men, just don’t see the characteristics (in women) that they believe you need in order to advance.” 
    Telle Whitney on Green Connections Radio
    Pursuing a career in STEM requires investing many years in education and dedication, so why do women leave these fields so often? How can we attract, retain and promote more women in STEM into leadership instead?  
    Listen to Telle Whitney, diversity expert, former long-time CEO of the Anita Borg Institute and founder of the famed Grace Hopper Conference – that attracts over 18,000 attendees and serves over 750,00 women technologists – in this insightful interview with Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson. She provides valuable career advice too.
    You'll hear:
    Why women tend to leave STEM fields today. How she fell into computer science after studying theatre. How companies advance women in STEM into leadership roles. The gifts of teams with more women, diversity. Specific career advice, especially for women in STEM… and much more! Read my Forbes blogs on my interview with Telle too.
    You'll want to check out these interviews too:
    Jennifer Wisdom, psychologist, author and speaker, on managing office politics. Mary Lee Gannon, CEO & Executive Coach, on building an executive career and executive presence. Jennifer Palmieri, former Communications Director for President Obama and Hillary Clinton, on women in leadership Joann Lublin, WSJ Management News Editor on success tips from top women CEOs Joan’s Forbes blog of speaker tips from Emceeing a corporate gala at Lincoln Center recently. Thanks for subscribing on Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts and leaving us a review!
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    • 32 min
    TED Talk Speaker Tips – Tricia Brouk, Former TEDxLincolnSquare Producer, Speaker Coach, Film Producer

    TED Talk Speaker Tips – Tricia Brouk, Former TEDxLincolnSquare Producer, Speaker Coach, Film Producer

    Engaging and enlightening interviews with women innovators and leaders making positive change for the planet and its people.

    • 42 min
    Energy Innovation Needs Women – Katie Mehnert, Pink Petro

    Energy Innovation Needs Women – Katie Mehnert, Pink Petro

    Engaging and informative interviews with women innovators and leaders in energy, sustainability, climate and corporate responsibility across sectors with host journalist Joan Michelson.

    • 37 min

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