Stellar Women celebrates female leaders making their mark in technology. These women share their stories and practical tips to inspire emerging leaders, build a supportive community of allies, and promote gender equity and empowerment.
57: Increasing Access to Justice through Pro Bono with Tiffany Graves
Stellar Women had the great opportunity to connect with Tiffany Graves this week on the podcast. Tiffany discusses how a dedicated guidance counselor helped start her path in the law, and how her career has evolved since earning her law degree.
During the conversation, Tiffany also discusses her transition from the private to public sector, and how her time in both areas prepared her for her current role as the first pro bono counsel at Bradley.
56: Setting & Adhering to Boundaries with Mary Mack & Kaylee Walstad
In part four of Stellar Women’s crossover with EDRM, Blair Heidenreich and Mary Rechtoris continue their conversation with Mary Mack and Kaylee Walstad on mental health.
They checked in with one another on how they’ve been faring since their last conversation, boundaries they’ve set, and ways they've had to navigate adhering to those boundaries as the world starts to open up.
Did you miss of other cross episode? Check it out here, and on EDRM’s website.
55: Mentoring Junior Lawyers with Judge Kimberly Johnson
Oftentimes, our careers don’t follow a linear path. Opportunities may arise that may be completely different than what we expected but may serve us and our goals. This was true for Judge Kimberly Johnson, who went to graduate school to study psychology. Her path changed and led her to law school, ultimately becoming a trial attorney and a judge.
In this episode, Mila and I chatted with Judge Johnson on the importance of giving junior attorneys opportunities to argue a case in the courtroom, and why diversity in trial teams is imperative.
54: Leading a Male-Dominated Team & Squashing Imposter Syndrome with Reade Heredia
For Stellar Women, Mila and I had the great privilege of sitting down with Reade Heredia. Reader shares her tips for success as a leader including gathering feedback from her team on presentations in addition to praising in public and coaching in private.
When it comes to imposter syndrome, Reade quoted Maya Angelou and said, “when you know better, you do better.” The best way for Reade to overcome any feelings of self-doubt is through preparation. She prepares for any upcoming obligation and encourages her team to do the same.
53: “Brag Better” with Author Meredith Fineman
Stellar Women had not one, but two special guests on the podcast this month. Exiger’s Global Head of Marketing Kody Gurfein co-hosted with me as we chatted with Meredith Fineman about her book "Brag Better."
During our conversation, Meredith details her writing process, how to brag strategically to advance your career, and why we should talk positively about our professional accomplishments. And, she shares why it is important for professionals to know that their accomplishments are worth talking about.
52: Finding Hidden Opportunities & Stop Apologizing with Krista Deurmeier
In this Stellar Women episode, Mila and I chat with Krista about the opportunities within the field and why we need to stop apologizing.
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I just recently started listening to Stellar Women in eDiscovery recently, and I love the breadth and depth of topics that they cover. Mary and Mila are such great hosts!
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Mary and Mila are great hosts. Every episode I leave with a great nugget of info and lots of laughs. This is great for any women (and men) in the legal tech world.