Global Businesswomen’s Podcast

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The Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce Presents The GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod

We will bring you inspiring stories of women who are leading in the advancement of women and girls, from here and around the world. We will take you with us to our premier events and global destinations sharing topics of interest to businesswomen of all ages, and in all industries. You will meet entrepreneurs, executives and philanthropists who will empower and inspire you to succeed. Women are truly changing the world and opening doors for our and the next generation of women and girls.


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Mady Kades
Owner
McDonald’s Restaurants
Kades Corporation

Paula Harris
Senior Vice President
Houston Astros
Executive Director
Houston Astros Foundation

Please join us for an inspiring tribute to two of Houston’s ICONS!
Mady Kades, a 2024 ICON Award recipient, is a leader in community empowerment, philanthropy, and entrepreneurial spirit. She values service, generosity, and dedication, earning recognition for her commitment to giving back.
Paula Harris, a 2024 Texas Women’s Hall of Fame AMBASSADOR, is an executive director and senior vice president of community affairs for the Astros Foundation, dedicated to educational outreach, STEM education, and creating career opportunities for women and underrepresented minorities.

GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode - Texas Women’s Hall of Fame 2024

The Texas Women’s Hall of Fame honors women who have contributed significantly to the advancement of women and have improved the quality of life for future generations of Houstonians. The GHWCC inducted 18 deserving women into the Hall of Fame in 2024. Please enjoy their inspiring and inspirational stories.

GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode - Stories of Survival: The Power of Human Resilience

JEANNE CELESTINE LAKIN
AUTHOR, A VOICE IN THE DARKNESS, RWANDAN GENOCIDE SURVIVOR
JORGE TOLEDOFORMER OIL GAS EXECUTIVE, ONE OF THE CITCO 6

Their stories of overcoming unspeakable atrocities, unimaginableadversity, and navigating through profound darkness to light, finally reaching a state of happiness albeit NEVER FORGETTING and always remaining human rights advocates. The commonalities of Jeanne Celestine Lakin & Jorge Toledo — extreme suffering, surviving acts of inhumanity, both with compelling testaments to determination, conviction, faith and hope, survival & human resilience.

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GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode - How to Attract and Retain the Best Talent

Julie Flowers
Head of Global Talent Acquisitions
Chevron

Attracting and retaining the best talent is a critical challenge for businesses of all sizes, as high-caliber employees are the backbone of any successful organization. A company with exceptional individuals not only thrives in its operational performance but also fosters innovation and drives competitive advantage. It is essential for employers to understand that the process of drawing and keeping top talent goes beyond offering attractive salaries; it encompasses a culture of growth, recognition, and continuous development.

 

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GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode - DO WEIGHT LOSS MEDICATIONS WORK? ARE THEY SAFE? WHO ARE THEY FOR?

It’s no secret that America is facing an obesity crisis. But is there hope on thehorizon? The new wave of weight-loss medications – Wegovy and Zepboundcertainly seem to be game changers. Whereas previous options helped peoplelose only around 5% of their weight, these new medications can lead to up to 22% weight loss. But you’re not alone if you have questions. In this episode, we discuss everything we know (and don’t yet know) about the new class of weight-loss medications.

DR. GARTH DAVIS
BARIATRIC SURGERYGENERAL SURGERY
HOUSTON METHODIST HOSPITAL

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GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode - Leading with Diversity with Pearl Chu

Leading with Diversity

In this episode Pearl Chu, Director of Technical Domains and University Relations at SLB, formerly Schlumberger, shares her profound insights on SLB’s evolution and strategic initiatives towards energy innovation. Pearl discusses the challenges and successes in fostering a diverse and inclusive technical community within the global energy sector. By highlighting SLB’s endeavors in recognition programs, university collaborations, and DEl initiatives, this episode provides a comprehensive look at how SLB is not only navigating but also leading the transition towards sustainable energy solutions, all while nurturing an inclusive and innovative workplace culture.

PEARL CHU
DIRECTOR OF TECHNICAL DOMAINS AND UNIVERSITY RELATIONS
SLB

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GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode - Creative Inspirations and Life Lessons

 Creative Inspirations and Life Lessons

Diane Von Furstenbergberg
Fashion Designer, Author, Own It: The Secret to Life

Brooke Baldwin
Interviewer
CNN Anchor, Author, HUDDLE: How Women Unlock Their Collective Power

Creative Inspirations and Life Lessons
Fashion Designer Diane von Furstenberg Interviewed by Brooke Baldwin
International Fashion Designer and Author of “Own It,” Diane von Furstenberg explains her philosophy of life and talks about life as a fashion mogul.

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GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode - Finding Happiness in Life's Simplest Joys

Finding Happiness in Life’s Simplest Joys

KAREN ROBINOVITZ, CO-FOUNDER/CO-CEO, SLOOMOO INSTITUTE

Join us to hear from the incredible Karen Robinovitz, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Sloomoo Institute. From rediscovering the joy of slime, her childhood favorite toy, to sharing insights into her journey, Karen invites you to explore the magic of finding happiness in life’s simplest joys.

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GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode - Embarking on a path of leadership and success

Embarking on a path of leadership and success

ANNE-MARIE AINSWORTH BOARD OF DIRECTORS PEMBINA PIPELINE CORP. KIRBY CORP. HF SINCLAIR CORP ARCHROCK, INC.

In this enlightening episode of the Global Businesswomen’s Pod, we get a glimpse into Anne-Marie Ainsworth’s extraordinary journey from being a chemical engineering graduate to the CEO of a Midstream Pipeline Company. Anne-Marie shares her early experiences at Sunoco’s refinery which ignited her passion for process safety, leadership development, and education. Experience firsthand Anne-Marie’s trials, tribulations, and successes as she broke through the glass ceiling, time and time again. From the devastating explosion at Shell Norco’s refinery that shaped safety perspectives throughout her industry, to her role in coupling business strategy with people strategies at Liondel Citgo and Shell Deer Park Refining Companies and beyond, Anne-Marie’s story is a testament to resilience and determination. Anne-Marie’s story takes a surprising turn when she’s offered the position of the general manager at Norco Refinery, the same facility that faced a devastating disaster years back. Her leadership during Hurricane Katrina’s aftermath is a testament to her strength and strategic capability. Listen to this inspiring talk as Anne-Marie delves deep into the importance of courageous leadership, visionary goals, and core values in shaping a world-class refinery. She provides an inside look at the monumental task of transforming Norco into the top performer in Shell’s global system, achieving a record of 745 consecutive days without an OSHA recordable injury. This episode also reveals Anne-Marie’s profound personal stories that added depth to her commitment to safety and operational excellence. One of the most poignant moments comes from discussing her son’s unexpected loss. Ending on a powerful note, Anne-Marie imparts words of wisdom, encouraging the audience to courageously live by their core values, strive for excellence, and make a difference in people’s lives.

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GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode - Tech, Tales, and Transformation: Navigating AI, Authorship, and Leadership

Tech, Tales, and Transformation: Navigating AI, Authorship, and Leadership

Embark on a journey with us as we explore the intersections of technology, literature, and personal development. Dive into the captivating synergy of “Artificial Intelligence & Creating Content,” unravel the secrets to becoming a “Best-Selling Author,” and navigate the nuanced landscape of “Thought Leadership.”

Featuring
Melanie Johnson
Author, Founder/CEO
Elite Online Publishing

Interviewer
Cathy Reinhold
Business Coach

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GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode - How To Get A Government Contract and Why It Matters

How To Get A Government Contract and Why It Matters

 Discover the untapped potential in the world of government contracts Gain insights into the vital role certifications play in the procurement process Understand how Requests for Proposals (RFPs) can be the key to your success. Learn strategies to optimize and maximize the benefits of your government contract.

Featuring:
DR. KIM ABREGO PT, DPT COO, DISASTER RECOVERY SERVICES, LLC

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GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode - Empowering Women and Girls through Collaboration

Empowering Women and Girls through Collaboration

Join us for an enlightening discussion on the transformative power of allyship in uplifting and empowering women and girls. We’ll explore the significance of emotional connections, corporate initiatives, and individual viewpoints, aiming to deepen our understanding of how allyship significantly contributes to the progress of gender equality.

Featuring:
Birlie Bourgeois, Asset Manager – Permian New Mexico and East Texas, Chevron
Kat Hoffman, Senior Earth Scientist, MCBU C&D, Chevron
Baliiia McKinney, US Diversity and Inclusion Manager, SLB
JB Clavaud, Personal Development Representative (Earth Science), Chevron, Allyship Panel Moderator

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GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode - Navigating the Landscape of Artificial Intelligence

Navigating the Landscape of Artificial Intelligence

An enlightening session as a distinguished panel of leading experts delves into the fascinating world of Artificial Intelligence (Al). Gain valuable insights and perspectives on the latest developments, trends, and the impact of Al in various industries.

Featuring:
Xiaojun Huang Chief, Modeling, Optimization and Data Science, ExxonMobil
Teresa Tonthat Vice President & Associate Chief Information Officer, Texas Children’s Hospital
Rebecca McMorris Sr. Director, Strategy & Portfolio Mgmt for Enterprise Analytics & Data Management, Waste Management
Elaine White Principal, Technology Strategy & Energy, Deloitte Consulting LLP AI PANEL MODERATOR

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GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode - Transforming Lives Globally for Optimal Living

Transforming Lives Globally for Optimal Living

Andrea Beach, founder and CEO of several companies, has a history of being ahead of the curve in technology and consumer behavior. After studying leading authorities in business, leadership, communication, health, relationships, beauty, and spiritual endeavors, she has turned her focus to helping others with her latest endeavor, Life Unleashed!, which aims to help millions of people worldwide live their best lives. As a behaviorist, she has seen firsthand how people can overcome obstacles to achieve their dreams.

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GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode - Life Takes Wings

Life Takes Wings

More than just a story of one woman’s love affair with the skies, Life Takes Wings combines lessons in tenacity, humility, humor, perseverance, and partnership with the exhilaration of defying social norms, and the rewards of being true to oneself. Perceived as being incapable of flying, women were relegated to the cabin. Ignoring the pilots’ negative comments, Lynn became a number of aviation’s female firsts – member of first all-female commercial airline crew, first flight attendant-to-pilot, and first female pilot of the Boeing 747. Through laughter and tears, Life Takes Wings shows the sky is no limit for those who follow their dreams.

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GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode - Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

Jentry Kelley, Owner/CEO, Jentry Kelley Cosmetics was previously named to Houston Business Journal’s Fast 100 Companies. During a time when several businesses temporarily and permanently closed due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, Jentry and her team quickly pivoted their business model by taking virtual makeup lessons which doubled sales from her e-commerce store, leading to a 50% increase in gross sales. Today, Jentry Kelley Cosmetics is sold in more than 10 salons and spas throughout the Gulf Coast.

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GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode - The Growth Paradox: Flip Startup Logic on its Head!

The Growth Paradox: Flip Startup Logic on its Head!

Jacky Fischer took over her father’s moving business, 3 Men Movers, in 2004. She proceeded to grow it from a $3 million business to $40 million. Jacky has been repeatedly honored by Houston Business Journal and the Houston Chronicle as one of Houston’s most admired women CEOs, or most admired CEOs, period.

Jacky’s book The Growth Paradox tells the story of how she took over her father’s business and grew it by leaps and bounds. She wants other entrepreneurs to benefit from her experience and learn what she had to learn the hard way—that is, to let go, in order to give the business oxygen to grow. Don’t drown in everyday details, Jacky says. Build a good team and empower them to handle the day-to-day routine while you focus on the Big Picture—where to go next and how to get there.

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GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode - All Aboard: Gender and Diversity on Boards

All Aboard: Gender and Diversity on Boards

When picturing a board of directors, what comes to mind? Men in suits sitting around a table? Well, you are not to blame. In 2023, women hold only 28% of board seats in the Russell 3000. So how are companies making efforts to diversify their leadership? How can established directors lift up people who haven’t always had their seat at the table? What is the benefit of seeing more diversity in the boardroom? Anna Catalano is well-placed to know.

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GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode - How to Tackle the Hardest Roles and the Toughest Environments

How to Tackle the Hardest Roles and the Toughest Environments

Kara is an accomplished global technology executive and business transformational specialist, leveraging world-leading consulting expertise and specialist high-technology industry project leadership competence, in complex multicultural environments.

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GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode - Navigating your career (and your mind) in a male-dominated field

Navigating your career (and your mind) in a male-dominated field

Kendra Cato shares lessons learned – on everything from the power of the pivot to imposter syndrome – and a bit of her story along the way. Kendra is a master connector and a fierce leader who drives results by understanding others at the deepest level. An energetic and analytical services professional with nearly 20 years of sales, marketing, research, and executive-level client management experience.

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GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode - Revolutionizing Digital Marketing with AI

Revolutionizing Digital Marketing with AI

Explore the shifts and trends in digital marketing and the role of AI. Discover the potential benefits of AI and gain insights into Boral Agency’s unique services and mission in the digital marketing landscape.

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GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode - The Art of Influencing Through Storytelling

The Art of Influencing Through Storytelling

Julie shares insights on how to improve your influencing through storytelling. Julie is the Head of Global Talent Acquisition in Chevron’s Learning & Talent Center of Expertise. She leads a strong, subject matter expert team responsible for managing a portfolio of products, programs, and services across the Global Talent Acquisition value chain. Julie and her team have oversight in the strategic direction and execution of full cycle recruitment services.

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GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode - The Benefits of Intermittent Fasting (Beyond Weight Loss)

The Benefits of Intermittent Fasting (Beyond Weight Loss)

Few diets have generated as much buzz as intermittent fasting, a way of eating that involves abstaining from food consumption on a regular schedule. Touted as about when you eat rather than what, it’s gained great popularity as a means of weight loss. But its value beyond losing weight may be its promise of a host of other benefits — better heart health, improved cognitive function, blood sugar control, reduced inflammation, to name a few.

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GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode - Generative AI Is the Future. Harness Its Power Now - Special Deloitte Episode with Melissa Craig

Generative AI is here, it’s powerful, and it’s growing. It holds the promise to disrupt everything and play a significant role in our daily lives. Now’s the time to harness its amazing power.

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GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode - Houston Mayoral Forum

Meet our Houston Mayoral candidates who participated in our dynamic Mayoral Forum, courtesy of Fox 26 Houston. It is our hope that the Forum inspires informed decisions at the ballot box and fosters a culture of continuous progress, where the legacy of our next Mayor lies not just in words spoken, but in the actions that follow.

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GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode 38:
Fashion Designer Icon Diane von Furstenberg: Creative Inspirations and Life Lessons with Brooke Baldwin

Another look at our dynamic and engaging episode with International Fashion Designer and Author of “Own It,” the iconic Diane von Furstenberg. We captured her in an engaging conversation with Brooke Baldwin, sharing her philosophy of life as one of the most influential fashion designers of all time.

GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode 33:
2022 Breakthrough Woman Jillian Jopling, Senior Vice President – Lower 48, Hilcorp Energy Company

A proven “oil finder,” Jillian Jopling, Senior Vice President of the Lower 48 at Hilcorp where she oversees ten asset teams, has responsibility of managing all aspects of an operating oil and gas field. She encourages her team to embrace and enjoy the time in each role. She says at times, she misses the rush of finding projects and seeing how her daily work impacts the company’s bottom line. She is committed to increasing value by leading with transparency and alignment. Hear more in this podcast about how she leads by example.

GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode 30:
2022 Breakthrough Woman Johnte Archer, CEO, Archer Insurance Group

CEO Johnte’ Archer, founder of Archer Insurance Group, is a highly respected Minority-and-Women-Owned business. In fulfilling her goal of servant leadership, she created the SHE IS A CEO Foundation, a non-profit that inspires entrepreneurship and enriches the lives of 6th-8th grade girls. Hear how Johnte meets her personal dreams to create “a legacy of having uplifted and encouraged other women and girls to live out their dreams. I would hope that the women whose lives I’ve impacted to are better for having known me.”

GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode 29:
2022 Breakthrough Woman Felicity Fowler, Partner, McGinnis Lochridge

Texas Super Lawyer Felicity A. Fowler has earned countless honors for her benchmark litigation in Labor and Employment Law. She shares how she wishes she had learned the importance of speaking up for herself earlier in her career. She advises women who are re-entering the work force to “find your trusted group of allies, mentors and confidantes and work hard even when no one is watching because even though you think people are not watching, they are.”

GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode 28:
2022 Breakthrough Woman Heather Linton, DVP, National Accounts and Blue Energy, Solutions Sales and Account Management, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas

With more than 20 years in managed healthcare, Heather Linton has the instincts for which products are most needed. As the creator, and developer of the Blue ES brand, Heather is responsible for the strategy and direction of Blue ES, and developing tools, programs and services meeting the unique needs of customers in the energy industry. She oversees both national accounts and Energy Vertical, client retention and experience. Hear about how she encourages women with the best advice she knows: “Choose yourself.”

GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode 27:
2022 Breakthrough Woman Jocelyn LaBove, Chief Aviation Risk and Regulatory Compliance at Houston Airport System

Jocelyn LaBove established the Houston Airport System’s Aviation Risk and Regulatory Compliance division from the ground up. She shares how being resilient, pushing through and knowing one’s value can be invaluable, regardless of age. Find out why the word “luminary” is the perfect description for Jocelyn.

GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode 26:
2022 Breakthrough Woman Puja Sehgal, MD, Chief of Family Medicine at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic

Dr. Puja Sehgal is Chief of Family Medicine at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic. Hear about the fulfillment she experiences in giving back to the community and the importance of mentors in shaping her career. “Always believe in yourself and let your instincts guide you,” says Dr. Sehgal. “Our biggest strength lies in ourselves and do not be afraid to take on new challenges and be open to learn and adapt.”

GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode 25:
2022 Breakthrough Woman Robbyn Traylor, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Acute Care Services

Please join us on our August 11 Businesswomen’s POD to hear Acute Care Services’ Chief Medical Officer Dr. Robbyn Traylor’s wise words on how she approaches her work. “Excellence starts with a decision to be the best, and your positive intention for the work creates an atmosphere for success,” she says. “I would also advise women to offer your thoughts and ideas for process improvement to your team. You can lead right where you are- you don’t have to have a manager title to be an incredible leader.” Traylor also serves as Quality Officer at Next Level Urgent Care, LLC.

GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode 25:
2022 Breakthrough Woman Consuella Simmons Taylor, Partner, Baker Botts, LLP

Please join us for our August 4th Businesswomen’s POD to hear Consuella (Connie) Simmons Taylor discuss how ‘mentors’ don’t come in prescribed shapes and sizes and often you don’t realize the impact they have until much later. She had an outstanding role model in her mother, while not an attorney, performed at such a high professional standard that her responsibilities were divided among three people when she retired. She is a partner in the law firm Baker Botts L.L.P., leading the Real Estate and Construction Section. Connie chairs the firm’s African American Affinity Group and the Houston Parents-in-Law Affinity Group for working parents. She serves as a mentor for the Global Women’s Forum and as one of the Houston parental leave mentors.

GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode 24:
2022 Breakthrough Woman Ellen Ramsey, President, Let it Fly Events

Please join us for our July 28th Businesswomen’s POD to hear Ellen Ramsey, President of Let It Fly Events. Her firm is a magical, full serve event décor and idea cache specializing in collaborative design. She delivers unique solutions to galas, weddings, social events and corporate events, including multi-day conferences, awards ceremonies, and product launches. Her visionary approach and creativity allow her team to translate our clients’ wildest dreams into reality. Hear Ellen’s advice to those wanting to pursue a career in Event Planning & Design. Learn what keeps her motivated after so many years in business and find out what sets her apart.

GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode 23:
2022 Breakthrough Woman Lauren Waddell, Family Law Attorney, Waddell Law Firm, P.C.

Please join us for our July 21st Businesswomen’s POD to hear Lauren Waddell, a Houston family law attorney. Lauren is a graduate of South Texas College of Law Houston. Her advice for women entering the legal profession: “[t]here is nothing that can replace hard work,” she says. “Women often have to work twice as hard as men to achieve the same level of success. Success isn’t given, it’s earned. Be authentic, work hard, and success will follow.”
Ms. Waddell is actively involved in leadership for legal and local community organizations. She currently serves on the Boards of the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce and The Orange Show Center for Visionary Art. She has served as the Chair of the Houston Bar Association, Family Law Section; the President of Texas Women Lawyers; and the President of the Association of Women Attorneys – Houston.

GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode 22:
2022 Breakthrough Woman Caroline Verot-Moore,
Senior Vice President- Houston Market Executive at Fifth Third Bank

Please join us for this week’s podcast with Caroline Verot-Moore who will share her story of success through persistence, giving back and never taking no for an answer. Caroline also shares how she has accomplished her career goals and personal dreams, with strong mentors and sponsors who believed in her. And, Caroline will also share her experience working overseas in Shanghai giving her the opportunity to learn from a totally different culture than she was accustomed to.

GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode 22:
2022 Breakthrough Woman Casey Curry
Senior Director of Strategic Communications and Philanthropy, Alliantgroup

Please join us for our July 14th Businesswomen’s POD to hear Casey Curry, Senior Director of Strategic Communications and Philanthropy at Alliantgroup. Casey will share her challenges and successes through her career journey from being a respected broadcast meteorologist to a fast-paced role in the corporate world. Casey also shares her belief that everyone is special, every one of us have qualities, skills, experiences that make us unique and that we should use them as guideposts in our lives. Casey also shares how giving back to the next generation of women leaders through STEAM education continues to be her passion. She encourages everyone to find their own.

GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode 21:
2022 Breakthrough Woman Marisol Salazar, BOK Financial

Our June 30 podcast will feature Marisol Salazar, Senior Vice President, Regional Manager, BOK Financial and a 2022 GHWCC Breakthrough Woman. Marisol will share her empowering insights of how giving back has elevated her in her career and how mentors can change the trajectory of your career. As the daughter of migrant farm workers and a first-generation college student, she shares how her life inspired the founding of the “Maria Cruz Salazar Interview Closet” on the campus of her alma matter – The University of St. Thomas. The Maria Cruz Salazar Interview Closet establishes a place where students/alumni can find items needed to help them prepare for an interview by providing suits, accessories, portfolios, shoes, etc.

GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode 20:
2022 Breakthrough Woman Dr. Robbyn Traylor, Next Level Urgent Care

Dr. Robbyn L. Traylor is Chief Medical Officer of Acute Care Services, Quality Officer and leads the Clinical Research Department at Next Level Medical, a Houston-based company delivering urgent care, primary care, occupational medicine, and clinical research to the community. Dr. Traylor’s professional experiences range from primary care to emergency medicine, utilization review and hospital medicine. Dr. Traylor learned the value of building teams with varying perspectives of how to overcome challenges and how, in doing so, we are professionally and creatively richer for our differences.

GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode 19:
2022 Breakthrough Woman Julie Flowers, Chevron
Please join us to hear the dynamic GHWCC Board Member, Julie Flowers, Head of Global Talent Acquisition in Chevron’s Learning & Talent Center of Expertise. Julie was recently recognized as a Breakthrough Woman, and in this podcast, she will share her leadership tips that include being an inquisitive, active listener and how community service and giving back are vital keys to your success.
GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode 18:
Meet two of Houston’s powerful women leading the business news scene, Giselle Rodriquez Greenwood Editor-in-Chief, Houston Business Journal, and Maria Reeve, Executive Editor, Houston Chronicle. They will share vision for the future of women leading in media and changes they would like to see in the newsroom. They are interviewed by Bob Charlet, the dynamic Publisher of the HBJ & GHWCC Board Member.
GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode 16:
Join us for this empowering podcast with Lise Vesterlund. Lise is the co-author of No Club, along with three of her good friends, crushed by endless to-do lists, banded together over $10 bottles of wine to get their work lives under control. Running faster than ever, yet trailing behind their male colleagues, they vowed to say no to requests that pulled them from the work most essential to their careers. Their decade-long journey and groundbreaking research uncovered that women everywhere are unfairly burdened with “non-promotable work,” a problem we can—and must—solve. The No Club explains how making small, yet significant, changes in their workload can empower women in the workplace.
GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode 15:
Carla Harris examines the journey from individual contributor to leader. She targets the essential skills necessary to succeed, like the importance of taking risks, creating a vision, and leveraging assets like relationships and partnerships. Hear her eight pearls of Intentional Leadership – authenticity, building trust, creating other leaders, creating clarity, diversity, innovation, inclusivity, and voice – qualities that you need to hone and manifest to become a powerful, impactful leader no matter where you work. She also examines the key traits of being a transformational leader, focusing on the gaps she has seen in leadership that could impede or damage any leader’s effectiveness.
GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode 14:
Rachel Wilson, Head of Wealth Management Data Security & Infrastructure Risk
Morgan Stanley

Rachel is the youngest person in NSA history to be elevated to the senior executive ranks. You will hear her insights on cyber security and cybercrime in today’s world.

GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode 13:
Ten Steps to Building an Iconic Brand with Tanika Vital-Pringle –

Learn the key steps to make your brand more marketable with Tanika Vital-Pringle, Founder, Chief Brand Strategist at Brand Rebirth. Tanika is a purpose driven, brand and professional development consultant serving the greater Houston region.

GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode 11:
Conversation with Body Language Expert, Jan Hargrave. On this week’s episode, the nation’s leading behavioral authority and body language expert, Jan Hargrave, goes into detail on the skills needed to “read” your family, associates, customers, and – well –everyone around you. Tune in to hear how to identify the “hidden messages” that are communicated nonverbally in our daily lives.
GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode 9:
This week’s conversation on the GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod A Conversation with Anne Corley Baum – Author of Small Mistakes, Big Consequences, a lighthearted look at the top 16 business mistakes that people make without realizing the potential consequences. Learn how to identify these common character mistakes that can make or break your relationships. Avoid making these mistakes yourself and learn how to work with and manage these personality types.
GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode 10:
This week’s conversation on the GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod: A Conversation with Carolyn Rodz, co-founder, and CEO of Hello Alice. Under Rodz’s leadership, Hello Alice guides ambitious yet underserved people through entrepreneurship, teaching them to grow and thrive. Tune in for this week’s episode to hear how Rodz encourages entrepreneurs from all walks of life with big ideas to better their communities and make an impact.
GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode 8:
This week’s conversation on the GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod is with Sarah Ruhl, best-selling author of Smile: The Story of a Face – An intimate examination of loss and reconciliation, and above all else, the importance of perseverance and hope in the face of adversity. Her intimate interview is moderated by the world-renown dentist, Dr. Guy Lewis.
GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode 7:
This week on the Global Businesswomen’s Pod we have an insightful conversation with Lee Woodruff, Speaker, Author, Those We Love Most, Perfectly Imperfect, In An Instant, and Laurel D’Antoni, Philanthropist, Former Sports Management Consultant and TV Host: Overcoming Challenges No Matter What Life Throws at You
GHWCC Global Businesswomen’s Pod Episode 6:
This week on the Global Businesswomen’s Pod we have the GHWCC International Panel featuring our UK partners in the spotlight: Jurga Zilinskiene, MBE Guildhawk, Andrea Leadsom, Member of Parliament, South Northamptonshire, Craig Tracey, Member of Parliament, North Warwickshire and Bedworth, and Melody Meyer, President, Melody Meyer Energy, LLC