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The Master Blender with Jamie Hunt
On this episode of Third Act, Liz Tinkham talks with Jamie about finding early inspiration from her Sicilian grandparents to enter the spirits business and how she is now spearheading the charge of women leaders in the industry.
The Elephant in the Room with Michele Bettencourt
Michele is the Executive Chairperson of Corelight, Inc., an emerging leader in the network detection and response market. She's also a published musician, her music is featured in short snippets throughout this podcast. Michele served as the CEO and chairperson of several other Silicon Valley firms, but as “AB”—Anthony Bettencourt. After changing genders in 2017, Michele started the third act of her life as a woman.
The Outsider with Judy Spitz
Today’s episode of The Third Act podcast features Judy Spitz, the Outsider. During her tenure as the CIO at Verizon, Judy realized that the problem of lack of women in technology was not fixing itself, so she took it on herself.
The Conscientious Giver with Steve Wilcox
This episode of The Third Act Podcast features Steve Wilcox. We’ve titled this episode The Conscientious Giver, as Steve and his wife, Peg, have deliberately given to and worked for charitable causes while leading incredibly busy family and professional lives.
The Human Library with Bev Tarulli
This episode of The Third Act Podcast features Beverly Tarulli, the Human Library. This moniker is derived from her eternal passion for learning, guiding her initial studies at Franklin & Marshall that later progressed to earning her PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
The Challenger with Jeannie Diefenderfer
We talk with The Challenger, Jeannie Diefenderfer, whose innate pursuit of the hardest challenges led her to a highly successful global career. Jeannie spent 28 years working for Verizon following her education at Tufts University where she studied chemical engineering. Picking the hardest major and on the lookout for the toughest challenge, she joined the wonky and male-dominated Network Group at Verizon, eventually working her way up to the Senior Vice President of Global Enterprise Customer Care.
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Wonderful podcast by Liz
I finally listened to all the episodes and learned so much from each and every one of them, each different yet so similar in the pursuit of their passion in their third act. Can’t wait to listen to the next set of episodes!
Liz is fantastic and features incredible guests to empower others with their stories. I’m eager to see who she brings on the podcast next!
The Third Act
Engaging and inspiring. The first episode was filled with fascinating stories and inspiration to follow our heart. All aspects of our lives continue and can get more fulfilling in the Third Act.