24 episodes

Mel the Engineer interviews successful career women from a variety of industries. The show cultivates an atmosphere for advice, inspiration, and genuine career stories from women who have overcome odds and business barriers. We hope to empower women in their aspirations, whether that's climbing a corporate ladder or becoming an entrepreneur.

The Empowering Women podcast Mel the Engineer

    • Careers
    • 4.9, 30 Ratings

Mel the Engineer interviews successful career women from a variety of industries. The show cultivates an atmosphere for advice, inspiration, and genuine career stories from women who have overcome odds and business barriers. We hope to empower women in their aspirations, whether that's climbing a corporate ladder or becoming an entrepreneur.

    Shannon Polson, Leading through Change and using grit

    Shannon Polson, Leading through Change and using grit

    Shannon Polson, founder and CEO of The Grit Institute, is a former pilot, military veteran, and experienced corporate leader. Shannon joins us on season 2, episode 11 of the Empowering Women Podcast to share her journey, from military to corporate tech leadership and discusses what she learned about leadership through a family crises.

    • 59 min
    Cheryl Merchant, CEO of TACO Comfort Solutions

    Cheryl Merchant, CEO of TACO Comfort Solutions

    Cheryl Merchant is CEO of TACO Comfort Solutions, an American manufacturer of high quality HVAC comfort solutions for residential and commercial applications. Cheryl joins us on season 2, episode 10 of the Empowering Women Podcast to share her career journey, from factory floor to nearly 20 year tenure as CEO of Hope Global. Moving from the Auto sector to HVAC, she is now CEO of TACO Comfort Solutions.

    • 59 min
    Aneesa Muthana, President, CEO & Co-owner of manufacturing company, Pioneer Service Inc.

    Aneesa Muthana, President, CEO & Co-owner of manufacturing company, Pioneer Service Inc.

    Aneesa Muthana is President, CEO & Co-owner of Pioneer Service, Inc., a precision machining manufacturing company based in Chicago. Aneesa joins us on season 2, episode 9 of the Empowering Women Podcast to share her career journey starting on a factory floor to owning and running her own enterprise. She shares her philosophies on leadership and that contributed to her business success.

    • 50 min
    Charli K. Matthews - On the 9 yr anniversary of Empowering Brands

    Charli K. Matthews - On the 9 yr anniversary of Empowering Brands

    Charli K. Matthews is the Founder and CEO of Empowering Brands, a digital media and marketing company. She is also the founding leader of Empowering Women in Industry, which makes this podcast possible. She joins us on the Empowering Women Podcast to discuss her entrepreneurial journey and give us a little update on the 2020 Empowering Women in Industry conference.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Kristen Saranteas - Head of Treasury Management at First Midwest Bank

    Kristen Saranteas - Head of Treasury Management at First Midwest Bank

    Kristen (Ritchie) Santeas is currently the Head of Treasury Management & International Services at First Midwest Bank where she has responsibility for the overall client experience during the entire sales cycle -- from proposal through implementation, and support phase activities. Santeas joins the Empowering Women Podcast to share her career story, discuss the state of women in financial careers, and to offer career advice.

    • 56 min
    Kenyatta Browne - A Leader in Banking Discusses Personal Finances 101 for Professional Women

    Kenyatta Browne - A Leader in Banking Discusses Personal Finances 101 for Professional Women

    Kenyatta Browne, Assistant Vice President of Regions Bank in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, joins us on a special episode of the Empowering Women Podcast to discuss personal finances. She shares finances 101 and advice for weathering difficult economic times, like Covid-19.

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
30 Ratings

30 Ratings

Tamia P. ,

Positive and uplifting podcast

Great tips and practical advice.. so refreshing ! I went full speed into the podcast and shared it with my co workers / friends!

snp12 ,

Do you need inspiration? This podcast is it!

I discovered this podcast recently and listened to 2 podcasts right away. I feel energized and uplifted from the stories told and points made! I can’t wait for my morning walk so I can listen to another episode!

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Encouraging and empowering

This podcast leaves me feeling empowered and like I can take on the world! Always an inspiration.

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