When the pandemic hit earlier this year, we were forced to toss our regular routines out the window to adapt….and adapt hard! From sudden schooling at home, summer camps canceled, working from home alongside spouses or partners, all while maintaining careers, running businesses, or reeling from sudden unemployment…. whoa, #allthefeels.
Lucinda Cross is the founder of the consulting firm Activate Worldwide, and of Activate Your Life, a non-profit dedicated to helping women re-enter the workforce after hardship. She’s also an acclaimed speaker, author and leader who has worked with companies like Nike, Walmart and TJ Maxx.
Arlan Hamilton is the Founder and Managing Director of Backstage Capital, and author of About Damn Time. Arlan talks about some of the biggest lessons she’s learned while growing her company, which has raised more than $10 million to invest in startups led by founders who are people of color, women and/or LGBT in the last five years.
Diana Sumpter is an author, motivational speaker and Independent National Sales Director at Mary Kay, and she’s dedicated her career to helping women design and live out their dream lives. Diana tells her inspiring story of learning to move past old mindsets and habits into living her dream life.
Krista Ripma is the co-founder and CEO of Authentic Audience, a marketing company that helps brands “sell the truth.”
Dr. Sophia Yen is the co-founder and CEO of Pandia Health, the world’s only doctor led, women founded, and woman led birth control delivery company. She opens up about her experience of being the only female founder and CEO of a birth control delivery company, and she and Leah discuss the importance of pushing through frustration that can arise when you have a big vision but change is happening slowly.