16 episodes

Dena Ladd, Executive Director of Missouri Cures talks to women excelling in the fields of science, entrepreneurship, research, innovation, technology, and business about their successes and struggles.

WISER Conversations Missouri Cures Education Foundation

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    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings

Dena Ladd, Executive Director of Missouri Cures talks to women excelling in the fields of science, entrepreneurship, research, innovation, technology, and business about their successes and struggles.

    Dionne Stalling

    Dionne Stalling

    Dionne L. Stalling is a writer, editor, and master storyteller who is passionate about helping others use their experiences to tell their stories.
    After being diagnosed with common variable immune deficiency in 2014, Dionne lends her time and talents to various organizations where she is a rare disease advocate for people with chronic invisible illnesses such as primary immune deficiency, hidradenitis suppurativa and fibromyalgia. She has spoken as an advocate to congressional members on Capitol Hill, medical organizations and pharmaceutical companies.
    Dionne’s not so secret mission is to create a world where people with rare illnesses can be seen, heard and cured.
    She is a proud single mother of two, a music aficionado and a dark chocolate connoisseur. Twice monthly WISER Conversations features Women leading the way in Science, Entrepreneurship, and Research. Dena Ladd, Executive Director of the Missouri Cures Education Foundation interviews inspirational women from Missouri, the Midwest, and around the world.
    Find out more about Missouri Cures at:
    https://missouricures.org

    • 17 min
    Rachel Anderson

    Rachel Anderson

    Rachel Anderson is a Springfield native who graduated from Central High School.  She went on to attend the University of Missouri where she earned a degree in General Studies with emphases in business, communication and political science while also serving as Student Body President.

    Following graduation Anderson worked in both the admissions and development departments at the University of Missouri. In 2011 she relocated from Columbia, Missouri to Los Angeles, California where she oversaw marketing for global executive recruiting firm Morgan Samuels.

    Anderson returned to Springfield in 2014. She has since been recognized by Biz417 as “10 for the Next 10 in 2017” and as one of Springfield Business Journal’s “12 People You Should Know in 2018.”

    Twice monthly WISER Conversations features Women leading the way in Science, Entrepreneurship, and Research. Dena Ladd, Executive Director of the Missouri Cures Education Foundation interviews inspirational women from Missouri, the Midwest, and around the world.

    Find out more about Missouri Cures at:

    https://missouricures.org

    Learn more about Rachel Anderson and the efactory:

    https://efactory.missouristate.edu

    • 21 min
    Dr. Cheryl Watkins-Moore M.B.A.

    Dr. Cheryl Watkins-Moore M.B.A.

    Dr. Cheryl Watkins-Moore is the Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Accelerated Rehabilitation Technologies, LLC a technology development company focused in the rehabilitation market. Dr. Moore also currently serves as the Director, Bioscience Entrepreneurial Inclusion for BioSTL. In this role, Cheryl is responsible for creating processes and programming that will increase the mission impact of BioSTL and the regional bioscience ecosystem by improving the performance and contribution of underrepresented populations in the regional bioscience sector.

    Twice monthly WISER Conversations features Women leading the way in Science, Entrepreneurship, and Research. Dena Ladd, Executive Director of the Missouri Cures Education Foundation interviews inspirational women from Missouri, the Midwest, and around the world.

    Find out more about Missouri Cures at:

    https://missouricures.org

    Learn more about Dr. Watkins-Moore:

    https://dapinclusive.org/dr-cheryl-watkins-moore-mba/

    Check out the Entrepreneurially Thinking Podcast:

    https://entrepreneuriallythinking.com

    • 18 min
    Lisa Nichols

    Lisa Nichols

    Lisa Nichols is the CEO and co-founder of Technology Partners, an award-winning, certified Women Business Enterprise that provides premier IT staffing and solutions across the United States. Lisa also hosts the podcast Something Extra, where she interviews leaders from around the world to share their stories and show us what it takes to influence, encourage, and be a true leader in our daily lives.

    Twice monthly WISER Conversations features Women leading the way in Science, Entrepreneurship, and Research. Dena Ladd, Executive Director of the Missouri Cures Education Foundation interviews inspirational women from Missouri, the Midwest, and around the world.

    Find out more about Missouri Cures at:

    https://missouricures.org

    Learn more about Lisa:

    https://technologypartners.net

    Check out the Something Extra Podcast:

    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/something-extra/id1438624921

    • 21 min
    Jannette Berkley-Patton, M.A., Ph.D.

    Jannette Berkley-Patton, M.A., Ph.D.

    Dr. Berkley-Patton is a professor in the UMKC School of Medicine’s Department of Biomedical and Health informatics. She received both her master’s degree in human development and family life, and a doctorate in developmental psychology HIV/AIDS at the University of Kansas. She joined the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2005 in a postdoctoral fellowship position founded by the National Institute of Mental Health in the Department of Psychology.

    Twice monthly WISER Conversations features Women leading the way in Science, Entrepreneurship, and Research. Dena Ladd, Executive Director of the Missouri Cures Education Foundation interviews inspirational women from Missouri, the Midwest, and around the world.

    Find out more about Missouri Cures at:

    https://missouricures.org

    Learn more about Dr. Berkley-Patton :

    https://med.umkc.edu/dir/Berkley-Patton-Jannette/

    • 19 min
    Cynthia Chapple

    Cynthia Chapple

    Cynthia Cappel My launched Black Girls Do STEM to change the face of STEM industry. As both black and a woman She has felt cultural isolated in STEM workplaces and want's to see more people liker her in the STEM industry. 

    Twice monthly WISER Conversations features Women leading the way in Science, Entrepreneurship, and Research. Dena Ladd, Executive Director of the Missouri Cures Education Foundation interviews inspirational women from Missouri, the Midwest, and around the world.

    Find out more about Missouri Cures at:

    https://missouricures.org

    Learn more about Black Girls do STEM:

    https://bgdstem.com

    • 17 min

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