Great Women of Business

Parcast Network

The wage gap. The motherhood penalty. The glass ceiling. The stories of business savvy women who battled sexism all the way to the executive suite are both thought provoking and inspiring. From Coco Chanel to Mrs. Fields, Julia Child to Martha Stewar...Show More

59:03 | Jun 4th, 2018

Coco Chanel understood women’s fashion, perfume, and jewelry. But what she understood the most was that consumers don’t just buy fashion, they buy brands. And Coco Chanel was one of the first to under...Show More

karadidomizio recommended:

Very, very interesting especially when put into the context of recent discoveries about Coco's role in an attempted coup in Madrid and Germa...Show More

1:10:24 | Jun 19th, 2018

Originally a plastics company, Mattel changed their focus to toys when co-founder Ruth Handler sensed a growing need for toys after the post-war baby-boom. Years later, she would disrupt the toy marke...Show More

epekilis recommended:

Gave me a whole new appreciation of Barbie dolls. Barbie was the brain child of a tough, smart woman. She noted that girls were rejecting ...Show More

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1:18:59 | Jun 5th, 2018

Julia Child was a world famous chef, culinary educator, and entrepreneur. After meeting her husband Paul in the Office of Strategic Services, she followed him to France in 1948 where he was stationed....Show More

epekilis recommended:

I am interested in anything about food and have read and heard tons about Julia Child. This podcast covered totally new ground by focusing ...Show More

1:01:59 | Aug 14th, 2018

As a teenager, Estée Lauder gained valuable business experience working in her father's hardware store and learned important business principles of dedication, determination, and discipline. Inspired ...Show More

1:04:06 | Aug 7th, 2018

She’s one of the most powerful women in modern business. Current Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo, Indra Nooyi’s design thinking, calculated risks, and clever strategy brought PepsiCo...Show More
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