By Doria Lavagnino
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Sheventures is about women who take risks, build community, and get it done! Each interview-style episode will feature an inspirational, no holds barred story of the trials, pivots, and reality of being a trailblazing woman. Get ready to listen, be inspired, and take action.
||ExplicitFormer Miss NY Shatters Stereotype That Beauty and Brains Can’t Coexist - Iman Oubou||After immigrating to the U.S. from Morocco as a teenager, Iman Oubou had to learn not only a new language, but also a new culture. She quickly adapted and went on to earn degrees in biochemistry and biomedical engineering, as well as to become Miss...||2/21/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit13 Careers and Counting — How Did Dr. Dallas Do It All?||Running up the hills by her grandparents’ place in Alabama started an illustrious if almost unbelievable career for Renette Dallas, N.D. She’s a naturopath who has earned a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering, competed in bodybuilding...||2/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTeenage Beauty Maven Zandra & Momager Tamara Cunningham on Building a Business||When her dad said “no” to buying her lip balm, 9-year-old Zandra Cunningham said “yes.” She decided to make her own lip balm instead, and eight years later at the age of 17, she was named 2017’s Small Business Award Young Entrepreneur of the..||2/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitOlympic Gold Medallist Lauryn Williams Helps Her Clients Cross the Financial Finish Line||In 2014, four-time Olympian Lauryn Williams became the first American woman to win medals in both the summer and the winter Olympics. While she began in track and field, an injury sidelined her, and a chance encounter led to a silver medal in...||1/31/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPrison Inmates Learn Personal Finance Thanks to Becky MacDicken||After 16 years working for Congress in Washington as a communications director and lobbyist for small businesses, Becky MacDicken finally realized what she wanted to be when she grew up. A chance job offer based in Pennsylvania led to the discovery of..||1/24/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMarjorie K. Eastman Shrugged Off Sexism and Rose to U.S. Army Commander||Across all branches of the U.S. military, only 14 percent of active service members are women. Veteran, mother, and entrepreneur, Marjorie K. Eastman is a marvel who wants to change that number. Her book, The Frontline Generation, was the first of its..||1/24/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitYi-Hsian Godfrey Ditches 9 to 5 to Disrupt Home-Care Recruitment||Former American Express marketing executive Yi-Hsian Godfrey yearned to create a business that would help ease the all too common struggle with work-life balance. Godfrey co-founded Apiari — a play on the word apiary, or beehive — an AI-driven...||1/23/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJen Groover Overcame Childhood Trauma to Build a Business Empire||Jen Groover’s been through it all and has the emotional growth to prove it. Rather than letting her troubled childhood with an abusive, alcoholic father defeat her, she used it to shape her view of life, business, and finances. A motivational...||1/22/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitErica Meltzer Democratizes Standardized Testing||Erica Meltzer has taken the of SAT and ACT tutoring sphere by storm. After scoring an improbable 800 on the verbal portion of the SATs, Meltzer realized that she had a unique perspective to share, which she now spreads on an international level. Her...||1/13/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitFrom Foodpreneur to Business Mentor||Every entrepreneur faces a moment when they decide if they’re all in. For Belinda DiGiambattista, it was one weekend when she and her husband agonized over whether to take out a loan out against their home in order to fund a much-needed...||1/11/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitNear-Death Experience Granted Alexa Carlin Her New Life||I met Alexa Carlin last year in Washington, D.C. After hearing about her conference, WEX — short for Women Empower Expo — I wanted to see it for myself. I admit, having attended many conferences in the past, I was dubious about the value...||1/9/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBonus Episode: Jana Lynne Sanchez||Jana Lynne Sanchez Pivots from PR Maven to Political Hopeful Listen to the inspiring story of Jana Lynne Sanchez, a woman who ran a tight race as a Democrat in Texas’ 6th Congressional District and nearly won in a red state. She is now a political...||1/9/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
About real women
I enjoy the variety of women on this podcast. The questions are probing and the interviews are inspirational. I love hearing about working women who have accomplished. They use the skills they learned in earlier careers to begin new ventures.