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Overcoming Imposter Syndrome And Taking A Seat At The Table

Thought leaders in the Girls’ Lounge community share how to overcome self-doubt to have more confidence at work. Watch for real-world advice from Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient; Meredith Kopit Levien, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, The New York Times; Alicia Hatch, CMO, Deloitte Digital; Julie Green, Chief Experience Officer, Microsoft; Debra Bass, President, Global Marketing Services, Johnson & Johnson and Dyllan McGee, Founder and Executive Producer, MAKERS.

Actress Aisha Tyler and Shelley Zalis at the Girls' Lounge at SXSW 2018.

Actress/Director Aisha Tyler on diversity in media, and gender equality in hollywood

Aisha Tyler, talk show host, comedian and author, talks about diversity in the entertainment industry in the Girls’ Lounge at SXSW 2018.

Shelley Zalis moderating panel with Congresswomen Colleen Hanabusa, Mia Love and Grace Meng at the Women in Politics Dinner at WeWork in New York City.

Why We Need More Women in Politics: Advice From United States Congresswomen

The Female Quotient and WeWork hosted a nonpartisan Women in Politics Dinner in New York City to amplify the need for equal representation and gender equality in government. Shelley Zalis moderated a panel with Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa (Hawaii), Congresswoman Mia Love (Utah), and Congresswomen Grace Meng (New York).


Autumn McDonald on How Equality is Beneficial to both Men and Women

Autumn MCDonald, owner ADM Insights & Strategy on how we can make men allies to help drive diversity and equality.


Mother-Daughter Directors Pamela & Elizabeth Guest On Storytelling & Change Making

Host, Taylor Strecker, sits down with mother-daughter duo, Pamela and Elizabeth Guest, to talk about their new short film, ‘The First of Many.’ The film centers around Pamela’s real-life #MeToo moment when she was just a young actress in Michigan.


Director Sarah Green & Actress Sofia Boutella on Equality & Opportunity in Film

Brought to us by Women in Entertainment, Rhonda Richford (Hollywood Reporter) interviews actress Sofia Boutella (Atomic Blonde, Fahrenheit 451), and producer Sarah Green (The Tree of Life, Fahrenheit 451) to discuss where women stand in the film industry and what strides we can take to make it better.


Documentary Film Makers Omar Nour and Omar Samra on “Beyond The Raging Sea”

Host, Taylor Strecker, sits down with Omar Nour and Omar Samra to discuss their upcoming documentary, ‘Beyond the Raging Sea.’ The film documents the two athletes’ expedition across the open ocean and Omar Samra likens the race to “a fight experienced by some of the 66 million displaced individuals around the world who have no choice but to set off on similar crossings in a desperate bid for safe refuge.”


A Surprising Reason For Gender Inequality In Ads—And How To Fix It

Getting more female directors and creatives to produce the advertisements we all watch will increase the accurate portrayal of women. Not only will this drive equality, it will drive business. Here is why.

TheSkimm co-founder Carly Zankin at the Girls' Lounge at Cannes 2018

8 Lessons from TheSkimm Founders on Building Your Dream Business (And Creating Change)

TheSkimm co-founders and co-CEOs Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg on how they went from writing their daily newsletter on their couch to having more than 7 million subscribers—and how they want to make an impact.

Female leaders in the Girls' Lounge

Women Rising: How to Succeed in Male-Dominated Industries

Recent movements such as #MeToo and #TimesUp have raised awareness about the need for equality in the workplace. Female leaders share what it’s like to rise to the top in male-dominated industries and how each of us can be a role model for change.


WNBA Star Tamika Catchings & Makers Founder Dyllan McGee On Team Building

Dyllan McGee and Tamika Catchings speak about how to help people around us succeed, team building, and empowerment. 

podcast and Kristin Lemkau on Equality, Technology, and the inspiration behind his song “Where is The Love” speaks about empowering students through technology, and the future of technology with Kristin Lemkau.


Arianna Huffington and Mike Gregorie on Diversity in the Tech industry @ Davos 2017

Arianna Huffington and Mike Gregorie on Diversity in the Tech business @ Davos 2017