Women Worldwide with Deirdre Breakenridge

Laura Furtado, the Founder / Owner of DivaGirl, which has six differentdivisions: Fitness, Entertainment, Beauty, Preneur, Nutrition andalso Fashion joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide.Her DivaGirl community spans over 13,000 women and she has 28+years of experience in the dance and fitness realms, making herpresence well-known in North America and Europe

On the show, Laura shares her journey from international dancerand choreographer to successful entrepreneur with differentbusinesses. With a mission to empower women, she offers advice tobusiness professionals on how to stay productive and focused, evenduring her most crazy, busy days. Laura also discusses the meaningof success and what success looks like at the end of the day.

A little more about Laura Furtado …Laura is also the owner and founder of Sexy & Wealthy in Heels,educating, inspiring and featuring female entrepreneurs. As ofNovember 2014, she's successfully licensed her programs to 17Canadian and US Cities. It is through her brand that she mentorsfemale entrepreneurs to guide them with their start upbusinesses.

You can connect with Laura on LinkedIn and Facebook

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge… Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO ofPure PerformanceCommunications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she isthe author of five Financial Times Press books including her latesttitles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting thePublic Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationallyand internationally on the topics of PR, social media andmarketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst,a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of#PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals,educators and students.

Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter andon her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com.

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Kristin Sollenne, a rising culinary star and Food Network Judgejoins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. She has beenmaking headlines for her contemporary food philosophy, lightened-upItalian fare, and approachable cooking tips, with regularappearances on WCBS’s Morning News and WLNY’s “Live from theCouch,” as well as a feature on NBC’s “Today” show, Fox5 Good DayNew York, and Fox Business.

On the show, Kristin shared her journey from having an interestin cooking to becoming a chef, cookbook author, media personalityand someone who makes headlines for her contemporary foodphilosophy. She also discusses what it was like to cook for TaylorSwift and Seth Rogan and the skills  you need to succeed as achef today.

A little more about Kristin Sollenne…Kristin is also a regular guest judge on Beat BobbyFlay and Kitchen Casino on the Food Network. In 2014, she wasfeatured on season ten of Food Network Star as a mentor to finalistLuca Della Casa and will appear in 2016 as a season finale judgefor Food Network’s Worst Cooks in America. She also adds authorunder her belt with the release of her first cookbook –Domestic Chíc, A Fashionably Fabulous Guide to Cooking &Entertaining by the Seasons.

You can learn more about Kristin on her website and connect with heron Facebook.

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge… Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of PurePerformance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing,she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including herlatest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Puttingthe Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaksnationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social mediaand marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS atAmherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also theco-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PRprofessionals, educators and students.

Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter andon her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com.

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Jan Ellison, the bestselling author of the debut novel, A Small Indiscretion (Random House 2015), which was bothan Oprah Editor’s Pick and a San Francisco Chronicle Book Club Pickjoins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. Her essays andstories have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall StreetJournal and Narrative Magazine.

On the show, Jan shares her past journey as a 19-year old inParis and London, which became the genesis for her novel,ASmall Indiscretion. She offers advice to anyone who isinterested in writing and the characteristics of a good writer. Janalso discusses her own writing regimen and finding the time towrite when you have a busy lifestyle and many familyresponsibilities.

A little more about Jan Ellison … Herdays in college at Stanford, taught her about stories and exploringcreative writing classes. When she left Stanford at age 19, shelived in Paris and worked in London, on a shoe-string budget. Thenotes she scribbled on yellow legal pads became the inspiration forher debut novel.

You can learn more about Jan on her website and connect with her onFacebook.

A little more about Your Host, DeirdreBreakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur andCEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR andmarketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press booksincluding her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,”and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridgespeaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, socialmedia and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS atAmherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also theco-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PRprofessionals, educators and students.

Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter andon her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com.

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Gina Califano joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on WomenWorldwide.

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Nickole Raymond and Sarah DeMarco, the co-founders of LDR Brands join Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. Previously, Nickole was a seasoned sports industry executive, who spent a decade of her career at global sports and entertainment agency, WME | IMG. Sarah DeMarco was a seasoned music industry executive with diverse experience from acclaimed independent record label and management company, Rostrum Records.

With two very different backgrounds, these former industry executives, turned entrepreneurs, started their company as a collaboration to create luxurious professional accessories. They discussed their journey as entrepreneurs with a driving passion and focused vision.They also discussed the benefits of having a partner in business and relying on complimentary skills, their approach to the negotiating process and managing tough challenges together.

A little more about Nickole Raymond and Sarah DeMarco… Prior to LDR Brands, Nickole shaped the careers of top athletes and personalities acquiring a unique skill set in areas including: business development, talent management and brand marketing. Nickole has led IMG Golf's business development strategy and managed the Americas based sales teams.

Originally based in Pittsburgh, Sarah worked closely with Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller, as their hip-hop careers progressed. She also oversaw the development of Miller’s music videos and the merchandise used to promote “Blue Slide Park,” which was the first independent album to debut at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart since 1995, validating Rostrum as an indie success story.

You can connect with Sarah on Linkedin, and Nickole on LinkedIn

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.

Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter and on her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com.

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Farrah Bostic, the founder and head of strategy for The Difference Engine, an insight-driven product strategy company joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. They help businesses to test assumptions in a continually changing world - about who your customers are, what they want, and why they want it - and build a repository of customer intimacy into a tangible business asset.

On the show, Farrah discusses why "People Lie" when it comes to their research responses and what researchers need to do to prevent this from happening. She also shares her thoughts on gender and research and how companies, in some cases, are not properly targeting women and men. As a business owner, Farrah offers her advice on the qualities that make a successful entrepreneur and what other professionals can do to tackle their toughest obstacles in business.

A little more about Farrah Bostic … Farrah's expertise in digital strategy and design; technology, web, and mobile trends and product and service design ensures her clients’ brands and strategies deliver a seamless experience online and off. She has honed her expertise as an advisor to the world’s most respected brands, including Apple, Microsoft, Disney, Samsung and UPS. Earlier in her career, Farrah was a digital creative director, brand strategist, and innovations lead, working for some of the most creative and strategic agencies and consultancies in the world.

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.

Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter and on her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com.

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Stacey Horowitz, the founder and president of Shopping for a Change®, which was established to create an extended global marketplace for fair trade products by artisans, artisan co-ops, and companies that employ these artisans, predominantly women, from economically disadvantaged areas throughout the world joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. As Stacey approached age 50, she felt a stronger need than ever to make a difference in the world, and wanted to do so on a global scale.

On the show, Stacey discusses how a trip to Peru changed her life, connecting her to women artisans in the region. She built her business, Shopping for a Change® , to not only help artisans and their communities, but also to create a business model that funds US charities of the customer's choice at checkout. As a busy entrepreneur, Stacey openly discusses her "Take Action" attitude and how "you can't sit on the fence" when you want to make big changes.

A little more about Stacey Horowitz … Stacey is a talented multi-media artist specializing in commissioned paintings and jewelry. Her extensive background encompasses years in the creative and promotional departments of advertising agencies (clients included Electronic Arts, Jessica McClintock, and Sun Microsystems); and in the wholesale consumer products industries as a manufacturer’s representative (Olga Lingerie, Birkenstock, and Aveda).

You can connect with Stacey on LinkedIn

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.

Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter and on her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com.

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Dr. Jane Karwoski, best known as Dr. J. Dr. J, an experimental psychologist and has been involved with The Social Network Show® since its inception, as a partner and host joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. Through the show, Dr. J brings thought leaders in social networking to the public in a format that is entertaining, as well as informative.

On the show, Dr. J. discusses how emerging technologies” are changing at breakneck speed. She shares her thoughts on the impact info/comm tech is having on us, economically, socially, and personally. As a society, as a nation, as a global community of humans, Dr. J believes we have to attend to the ethical, legal, and social implications of these technologies. Because parents are becoming acutely aware of these topics, many of her show guests focus on solutions related to parenting in this digital age. Dr. J continues to educate and empower through her work. She states that doing something, rather than nothing, is not only therapeutic for her, but also a way to forge ahead knowing “the best defense is a good offense,”

A little more about Dr. Jane Karwoski …
In earning a doctoral degree in experimental psychology, Dr. J combined social, cognitive and health psychology, focusing on the influence of key opinion leaders in spreading best practices. Prior to the availability of formal online social networking tools, Dr. J developed Genomicus Americus, an e-newsletter connecting North American and South American social scientists studying genetic and genomic issues.

You can connect with Dr. J on LinkedIn.

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger atPR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.

Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter and on her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com.

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Dr. Philippa Cheetham, a board-certified surgeon joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. After successfully completing extensive surgical training and research in the UK, she came to Columbia University Medical Center in 2008, completing a two-year minimally invasive oncology fellowship in Robotic Surgery and Prostate Cryosurgery in July 2010.

On the show, Dr. Cheetham discusses the importance of educating people about disease prevention. A huge part of medicine is healing yourself, which starts with being more educated and informed about your disease. Dr. Cheetham also shares information on CureConnections, her TV show with medical experts, patient guests and caregivers, as well as her theory on the 7 E’s, helping patients to find their inner courage and strength.

A little more about Dr. Philippa Cheetham …Dr. Cheetham is the author of three books and frequently appears as a guest on TV discussing cancer stories. She is also the host of her own TV / educational web-based series with medical experts, patient guests, caregivers, and family members called CureConnections.

You can learn more about Dr. Cheetham on her website

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.

Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter and on her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com.

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Nicole Rodrigues, Founder of NRPR Group in Beverly Hills, and a Guest Co-Host for episode #3 in a 3-part series joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. On the last show, Nicole and Deirdre discussed women and Executive Presence or EP, from the boardroom to the Presidential debates.

On this episode, the topic is women and public relations, and sharing answers to the following questions:

- What are the first questions to ask when jumpstarting your PR program?
- How important is building your personal brand?
- What are the steps to good promotion? What has to be in place before you communicate?
- What is the toughest challenge in public relations?
- What are the characteristics of a good PR pro?

A little more about Nicole Rodrigues … Nicole is an entrepreneur and very tech savvy entertainment publicist. Her extensive knowledge in bridging the gap between the technology and entertainment industries has allowed her to work with clients including Sony Pictures Entertainment, Dolby, Yahoo!, Sony Playstation, Hulu, and M-GO.

You can learn more about Nicole on her website and connect with Nicole on LinkedIn

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.

Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter and on her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com.

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Whitney Locher who has over a hundred design credits, a host of new shows in production, and has become the costume designer of choice for many of the theater world's most innovative productions joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. From regional theatre to Off-Broadway, she specializes in designing and creating costumes for theatre and opera. Her recent Off-Broadway credits include Into The Woods, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, For The Last Time and Measure For Measure, to name a few.

On the show, Whitney discusses her journey to Off-Broadway as a costume designer. She highlights many of the successes and the challenges she has faced in the field. Whitney offers her advice to aspiring professionals who want to get involved in theater, noting the characteristics to make you successful; from your passion and collaboration to your dedication and hard work. Whitney also shares here thoughts on the importance of networking and and how she builds key relationships to advance in her career.

A little more about Whitney Locher … Whitney has served as the Associate Costume Designer for The 66th Annual Tony Awards and is the Resident Costume Designer for Fiasco Theater, Partial Comfort Productions. She is a member of United Scenic Artists and she is based in New York.

Learn more about Whitney on her website and connect with her on LinkedIn, and Facebook

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.

Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter and on her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com.

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Nicole Rodrigues, the Founder of NRPR Group in Beverly Hills joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge as a co-host for episode #2 of a 3-part series on Women Worldwide. Nicole is an entrepreneur and very tech savvy entertainment publicist.

In this episode, the focus is women and Executive Presence or EP, and together Nicole and Deirdre share advice when it comes to some frequently asked questions, including:

- How do the women presidential candidates show EP on stage and on camera?
- Is it important to maintain a female presence in the boardroom that balances out strength and emotional IQ?
- What are the characteristics of a great leader today?
- What are the best resources for woman who want to work on their executive presence?
- How important is looks vs. substance?

A little more about Nicole Rodrigues … Nicole's extensive knowledge in bridging the gap between the technology and entertainment industries has allowed her to work with clients including Sony Pictures Entertainment, Dolby, Yahoo!, Sony Playstation, Hulu, and M-GO.

You can connect with Nicole on LinkedIn and Facebook

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.

Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter and on her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com.

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Blanca Cobb, the CEO of TruthBlazer joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. Blanca is a nationally recognized body language and nonverbal communications expert who uses her behavior analysis expertise and psychology background to get to the truth. She is also a Senior Instructor at the Body Language Institute in Washington, DC. Blanca is an ‘in-demand’ media guest, keynote speaker and coach who breaks down the complexities of human behavior to help people succeed. She’s been featured on HLN's Dr. Drew On-Call, Good Morning America, CNN, USA Today, FOX, ABC, CBS, NBC affiliates, and the list goes on.

On the show, Blanca shares tips on body language and confidence in the boardroom, what to do if someone’s body language intrudes on your space, as well as how the presidential candidates are using their body language during the recent debates. She also discusses different ways to calm your nerves before a big meeting or event, and imparts advice to listeners about how to expand their presence in a bigger way.

A little more about Blanca …
Blanca uses her people-reading secrets and lie busting techniques to put you in the know, whether it’s understanding what politicians are really saying with their body language on the campaign trails, or what your partner’s smile really implies when you talk about settling down. Blanca empowers people with body language skills to get ahead in both their personal and professional lives.

You can connect with Blanca on LinkedIn

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.

Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter and on her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com.

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Ann Fry, a catalyst for change and reinvention, a leadership coach and trainer, as well as an advocate for employees with cancer joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. Ann is the CEO and founder of The ReGeneration Group, which works with corporations to enhance their culture and to bring out the qualities of leadership in their executives.

On the show, Ann discusses what it means to make a BOLD change, whether that is an individual leap or pertains to work work inside an organization. She also shares her thoughts on how to move away from the status quo and the necessary steps to get there, when you’re ready for a new adventure.

A little more about Ann Fry
Ann was also a psychotherapist for 25 years, which gives her a foundational understanding of the operational systems of organizations. Through those years, she developed a sense of humor and transported that humor and knowledge into the world of speaking and coaching.

You can learn more about Ann on her website and connect with her on LinkedIn.

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.

Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter and on her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com.

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Kathy Caprino, an International Career Success Consultant dedicated to the advancement of women in business joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. Kathy is currently the Founder and President of Ellia Communications, after spending 18 years as a former corporate marketing VP. Kathy is also a trained psychotherapist, seasoned coach, and a much sought-after speaker.

On the show, Kathy shares her how she reclaimed her life; a journey from corporate marketing executive to trained psychotherapist and career success coach for women in business. She details how any big transformation will uncover certain “blocks” or obstacles that you have to face head on, so they do not stop you from achieving your goals. Kathy discusses what it takes to move past these blocks, even if they are rooted in your childhood. She also offers great advice on the best ways to destress, energize and rejuvenate, so you can be more fully “present” in your life.

A little more about Kathy Caprino … As a Forbes, Huffington Post and popular blogger on career issues and trends, Kathy is a top media source on career and entrepreneurial issues. She has appeared in hundreds of leading newspapers, magazines and websites (including Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Chicago Tribune, Business Week, Forbes and more.

Learn more  about Kathy on her website and connect with her on Linkedin and Facebook.

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.

Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter and on her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com.

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Nicole Rodrigues, Founder of NRPR Group in Beverly Hills, joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge as a Guest Co-Host on Women Worldwide. When Nicole initially interviewed, back in early 2015, she focused on women in business and how you have to rise above the stereotypes and to see people for who they are on the inside, no matter what role they play.

During this episode of Women Worldwide, Nicole and Deirdre discuss women owed businesses; the challenges, successes, and best daily practices, sharing advice when it comes to some frequently asked questions, including:

- What is the biggest obstacle for a woman owning a business?
- What is the secret ingredient to business owner success?
- What advice would you give to women about the amount of time necessary to network as a business owner vs. managing the business?
- As a women business owner should you be a creative visionary or a methodical professional, or both?

A little more about Nicole Rodrigues … Nicole is an entrepreneur and very tech savvy entertainment publicist. Her extensive knowledge in bridging the gap between the technology and entertainment industries has allowed her to work with clients including Sony Pictures Entertainment, Dolby, Yahoo!, Sony Playstation, Hulu, and M-GO.

You can connect with Nicole on LinkedIn and Facebook

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.

Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter and on her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com.

 

 

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Mollie Evans, the co-founder of the Baby Vida Oxygen Monitor, a sophisticated yet easy to use device that monitors the oxygen level and heart rate, wirelessly from a baby’s foot joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. The Baby Vida Oxygen Monitor is a device that sends an alarm, if either of the vitals fall outside of the predetermined ranges.

On the show, Mollie discusses her entrepreneurial journey with her husband to create Baby Vida. She shares the challenges of research and product development; designing a product and then having to start over from scratch. She offers advice to other entrepreneurs about what it takes to bring their dream products to life. Mollie and her husband's hard work paid off with a patented product that gives parents a sense of security and peace of mind.

A little more about Mollie Evans … When Mollie’s baby was born, Mollie did what any mother would do, and checked on him constantly. She had a baby video monitor but it wasn't enough. She began to wonder, “What would it sound like if my baby stopped breathing?” After many sleepless nights and reinforcement from other moms experiencing the same fears, Mollie realized she had to take action. And she did!

You can connect with them on Facebook.

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.

Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter and on her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com.

 

 

 

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Margaret Molloy, the Global Chief Marketing Officer at Siegel+Gale joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. Margaret has 15+ years experience as a marketing and business development leader in top tech, professional services and marketing firms. Margaret leads an outstanding, global team responsible for marketing, communications, and new business development at Siegel+Gale, one of the world's top branding consultancies. 

On the show, Margaret shares her journey to the US, leaving a close knit community in Ireland to live in New York City. She discusses the importance of education and how it has truly shaped her life. She also offers advice to other professionals regarding the qualities a leader should possess in business today. 

A little more about Margaret Mollow… Margaret drives breakthrough marketing that grows company awareness, profit, and team pride. She brings sense + sensibility— a blend of analytics and creative coupled with relentless execution.

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students. 

Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter and on her blog atwww.deirdrebreakenridge.com.

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Category:Business -- posted at: 9:33am EST

Katy Towell, an acclaimed illustrator and children's author joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. She is the creator of the Childrin R Skary website and illustrated series, which has a cult following of over 150,000 scared adults, teens and children.

On the show, Katy discusses how her books teach children about fear and all of its facets: grief, loss, love, depression and anger. Although many parents go to great lengths to shield their children from negativity in an effort to make them feel safe, Katy would rather address scary topics to make kids feel more comfortable.

A little more about Katy Towell … Katy has has dreams of one day being the scary old lady in the house about which all the neighborhood children tell ghost stories. She's also the author and illustrator of the Carousel of Sorrow and Charlie and the Grandmothers, recently published by Knopf Books for Young Readers.

You can check out Katy's books on Amazon and see more on YouTube. You can also connect with Katy on Facebook.

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, branding, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.

Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter and on her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com.

 

 

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Category:Business -- posted at: 6:49pm EST

Ann Handley, the first person in the world to have the title Chief Content Officer joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. She is currently the Chief Content Officer at MarketingProfs, and a veteran of creating and managing digital content. Ann is also the author of a new book, Everybody Writes: Your Go-To Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content.

On the show, Ann discussed her days as a journalist and news reporter, tracing her writing passion all the way back to elementary school. She shares her thoughts on the difference between business writing years ago and writing today and how you can take your content to the next level. Ann also offers her top tips to people who are interested in writing … whether it is a blog or a book.

A little more about Ann Handley … Ann was also the co-author of the best-selling book, Content Rules: How to Create Killer Blogs, Podcasts, Videos, Ebooks, Webinars (and More) That Engage Customers and Ignite Your Business (Wiley 2011). Ann takes her expertise on the road, keynoting conferences globally to share her deep insights on content and marketing.

You can learn more about Ann on her website and connect with her on LinkedIn.

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.

Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter and on her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com.

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Category:Business -- posted at: 11:38pm EST

Ashley Maria, a writer, director and producer joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. Ashley worked on projects ranging from television commercials to multi-platform integration to full-feature films. She is currently working on a documentary called Pioneers in Skirts, which is a social impact film that takes an honest look at the solutions for the setbacks women still face in their careers.

On the show, Ashley discusses the challenges that women have encountered over the past 30 years, highlighting insights gleaned from the inspiring professionals interviewed in her documentary, Pioneers in Skirts. Ashley also offers her advice on how to move forward with confidence, even in the toughest situations.

A little more about Ashley Maria … Ashley’s past films have won awards at highly acclaimed film festivals around the world. Her first film, Friday Night Fright™, won her a Directors Guild of America Award. She’s been featured in the magazine "Women With Know How" and named one of the top five female filmmakers to watch also by the Director's Guild of America.

You can check out her new documentary film that is set to be released in 2016, Pioneers in Skirts and connect with Ashley on LinkedIn.

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media, marketing and branding. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.

Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter and on her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com.

Direct download: WW_011.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 11:30am EST

Ashley Tyrner, the founder of Farmbox Direct -- a subscription service that sends locally-sourced, fresh produce to your home joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. Ashley's story is absolutely amazing- while pregnant, her then-husband left her and she was forced to go on Food Stamps. During this time, she realized how nutritionally-deficient the food choices were for those on Food Stamps. Ashley decided to call upon her farming background to do something about it -- a long road later, Farmbox Direct was grown.

On the show, Ashley discusses how becoming an entrepreneur changed her life and some of the tough obstacles she has faced. She also shares her journey through motherhood and paying very close attention to exactly what was in the food not only she was eating, but also what she was feeding her daughter.

A little more about Ashley Tyrner … Ashley stepped down from a job in fashion and the corporate world, to go back to her farming roots. She personally handpicks ever farm, and vendor her company deals with. Ashley's goal is to bring her customers the Farmers Market in its purity, right to their door. She believes everyone deserves the right to eat healthy.

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.

Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter and on her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com.

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Category:Business -- posted at: 10:18am EST

Lisa Lieberman Doctor, who currently leads writing workshops in Los Angeles and also teaches at the UCLA Extension Writers' Program joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. Lisa is the author of the new book Accidental Poetry: Improve Your English Through Creative Writing, a book that helps people to learn the English language in an organic and effective way.

On the show, Lisa discusses her early career experiences as a major motion picture executive working with well-known personalities such as Robin Williams and Sylvester Stallone. She also share her incredible passion for writing and how she reinvented her career transitioning into a staff writer position on ABC's "General Hospital" and its spin-off, "Port Charles."

A little more about Lisa Lieberman Doctor...Lisa was born and raised in Queens, New York. After several years writing daytime drama, she refined her focus to writing fiction and coaching other writers. Her first novel, The Delowering of Rhona Lipshitz, was published by Elderberry Press in 2003.

You can find out more about Lisa on her website and connect with her on LinkedIn.

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students. 
 
Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter and on her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com.
 

 

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Category:Business -- posted at: 9:50am EST

Laurel Mintz, the CEO of Elevate My Brand, a creative marketing agency that works with both emerging and established brands to develop and execute multi-channel marketing strategies joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide.

On the show, Laurel discusses early on how she took over her father’s business when he was very ill, preparing her for the eventual launch of her own successful start up. Laurel shares her thoughts on her challenges in business and what it takes for a company to thrive past the five year mark. She also imparts advice on the top qualities entrepreneurs posses, from the trusted and connected network to taking leaps (risks) even before they feel comfortable.

A little more about Laurel Mintz… Laurel has a background and education in business and law from Rutgers University. She has a passion for food, wine and lifestyle brands, and her expertise in marketing has been recognized through her work with prestigious restaurateurs and major brands across the nation.

You can learn more about Elevate My Brand on their website and connect with laurel on LinkedIn.

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger atPR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students. 

Connect with Deirdre by following@dbreakenridgeon Twitter and on her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com.
 
Direct download: WW_008.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 9:25am EST

Gustaaf Vocking, CEO of Power2Improve and Nathalie Soeteman, Chief Happiness and Engagement Officer join Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. Gustaaf works with business professionals and organizations, helping them to grow by coaching, training and consulting. Nathalie is a Positive Change Agent, as well as a highly regarded Intuitive and Positive Psychology Coach.

On the show, Gustaaf and Nathalie discuss their work with executives, the leadership characteristics for success and the challenges that women face in their professional roles. They also share information about the launch of their Wonderful Woman Week virtual event to help women around the globe experience more in their careers and feel a great sense of fulfillment in their lives.

A little more about Gustaaf Vocking and Nathalie Soeteman...Gustaaf is dedicated to helping and inspiring people and organizations to be the best they can be sustainably, from strategy to execution. He bases his actions on a broad experience, solid academic education and an entrepreneurial predisposition. With 25 years of professional hands on experience in IT, he is able to get the most out of state of the art technologies, software and platforms.

Nathalie is a consultant, coach and trainer of managers and their teams, helping them to achieve sustainable, people-centric, relationship-minded business that matches their personal core values.  She is also a regular blogger and keynote speaker on the topics of Social Business, Social Collaboration and Social Leadership.

You can connect with Gustaaf on LinkedIn and Facebook. You can connect with Nathalie on LinkedIn and Facebook.
 
A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students. 
 
Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter and on her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com.
 

 

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Category:Business -- posted at: 10:21pm EST

Audrey Taylor Gonzalez, an accomplished author, and, at 76 years of age, is launching her new book, South of Everything, a powerful parable about the changing South after World War II joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide.
 
On the show, Audrey discusses her experiences; from her travels and volunteerism to her poetry and writing, and the inspiration behind her life's work. She shares her thoughts on what it is like to work with prison inmates, as an ordained minister, and how she was selected by the governor of Tennessee as a Commissioner on TCCY (Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth).  Audrey imparts advice on living your life to the fullest and you can overcome the disappointments you may face..
 
A little more about Audrey Taylor Gonzalez...Audrey has been a journalist, TV host, art gallery owner, racehorse breeder, mountain climber, world traveler, breast cancer survivor, and the first woman to be ordained to holy orders in the Southern Cone of South America in Uruguay.
 
You can learn more about Audrey on her website and connect with Audrey on Instagram and Facebook.
 
A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students. 
 
Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter and on her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com.
 
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Category:Business -- posted at: 10:19am EST

Melissa Izbicki, an award winning independent film producer with over seven narrative short films under her belt and Annie Truex an actress join Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. Melissa is currently working on her first feature film, The Big Day. Annie is one of the actresses starring in the new film. Annie moved to LA in 2012 to pursue her acting career.

On the show, Melissa and Annie share their experiences on the set, discuss what it’s like to be a women in the film industry and examine the challenges they face. They also openly discuss their advice to other professionals tackling tough obstacles in highly competitive industries, and the high and low points in their careers.

A little more about Melissa Izbicki and Annie Truex …  Melissa Izbicki is a graduate of Chapman University’s film production program. Notable awards/nominations include a 2010 Chapman University Cecil Award Nominee for Cinematography (The Exit), Official Selection in the Academy-Accredited 2010 LA Shorts Festival (Double Negative), NexTV’s Web Series/Short Film Competition (Double Negative), and Winner of the 2008 LA Comedy Shorts Screenplay Competition (Danny Caldwell Goes to Hell).

Annie Truex graduated Chapman University in 2012. Truex graduated from the two-year Meisner training program at the Joanne Brown/DW Brown School for the Dramatic Arts and her recent credits include AT&T HolidayPalm Springs TramwayRobins Brothers and Spokeo Reunite.

You can learn more about this movie on the website and connect with Melissa on LinkedIn. You can learn more about Annie on her website and connect with her on LinkedIn.
 
A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students. 
 
Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter and on her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com.
 
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Category:Business -- posted at: 8:22am EST

Dorie Clark, a marketing and branding strategist and professional speaker who has worked with well known brands including Google, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, DHL, Fidelity and Yale University joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. She is also the author of a new book called Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It.

On the show, Dorie discusses how to reinvent yourself by creating a niche and through her own journey shares how to stand out by finding your breakthrough idea. Doris also offers advice on building a framework and a following, spreading your ideas beyond your immediate network to a larger growing community.

A little more about Dorie Clark Dorie is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, TIME, Entrepreneurand the World Economic Forum blog. Recognized as a “branding expert” by the Associated Press, Fortune, and Inc. magazine, and she is also is the author of Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future (published by Harvard Business Review Press, 2013)

Learn more about Dorie on her website and connect with her on LinkedIn.

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students. 

Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter and on her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com.
 

 

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Category:Business -- posted at: 8:27pm EST

Aliza Licht, the SVP of Global Communications at Donna Karan International and DKNY PR GIRL, the company’s award-winning social media personality joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. Aliza is also the author of a new book called, Leave Your Mark: Land Your Dream Job.  Kill It in Your Career.  Rock Social Media.

On the show, Aliza discusses how to find your career niche. She uses her own personal journey to impart advice, transitioning her career from premed and plastic surgery to becoming a well-known fashion maven. She also shares her thoughts on people and politics in the office, the importance of social media and tips on how to break into any profession with or without experience.

A little more about Aliza Licht  Aliza was listed as #30 in The New York Daily News “Top 50 Most Powerful Women in New York,” she is a an inaugural TEDx Times Square speaker and she has been profiled by The New York Times in “PR Girl Revealed as PR Executive.” Aliza was also recently featured on the cover of The New York Times style section in an article, “Who Will Be America’s Next Top Mentor?"

You can learn more about Aliza on her website 

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students. 

Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter and on her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com

 

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Category:Business -- posted at: 9:47pm EST

Terri Lundberg, the Founder and Managing Director of Hometown Tourist, where travelers can go to get recommendations on restaurants and great places around the world to visit joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. Terri is also  a travel blogger at Black Chick on Tour. Terri resides in Saudi Arabia, Seattle, and San Diego, but Seattle is the place she calls home.

On the show, Terri discusses her shift from a career at Boeing as a staff analyst assembling data to becoming an entrepreneur and making travel her life. She shares what it's like to live in different parts of the world including Saudi Arabia and living abroad. Terri openly discusses the challenges of building a start up business and the benefits of making her travel addiction a full-time career.

A little more about Terri Lundberg Terry has visited over 26 countries and 100 cities. She's traveled the world connecting with the locals to learn their favorite restaurants, great places for an early morning stroll, and the tourist spots that are really worth visiting. Wanting to share this knowledge with other travel enthusiasts, Terri launched Hometown Tourist so that visitors could browse the website and get recommendations from longtime residents in different regions who know everything from the best food and the hottest local bands to the places you can spend a quiet evening.

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre Breakenridge is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students. 

Connect with Deirdre by following@dbreakenridgeon Twitter and on her blog at www.deirdrebreakenridge.com.
 
Direct download: WW_002.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 10:40pm EST

Patrice Tanaka, who has co-founded several award winning PR/Marketing agencies  and reclaimed her life at age 50, when she took up ballroom dancing, joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. Patrice's book, Becoming Ginger Rogers: How Ballroom Dancing Made Me a Happier Woman, Better Partner and  Smarter CEO, tells this story, sharing how Patrice found her way to purpose and unimaginable joy!

On the show, Patrice discusses how to take the first steps to reclaim your life by rethinking your purpose and discovering what truly gives you joy. She focuses on the importance of being fully present in mind, body and soul and the difference between her life today as a CEO vs. years past. Patrice also offers listeners her top tips on how unimaginable joy not only changes your life but also helps to make the world a better place.

A little more about Patrice Tanaka …Patrice is the Chief Joy Maker at Joyful Planet, LLC. Her mission at Joyful Planet is to help others unleash their joy and express it through their work. Patrice’s vision is 7+ billion joy-generating people because that is how she believes together we can create a healthy and sustainable planet.

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre Breakenridge is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students. 

Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge 

 

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Category:Business -- posted at: 10:53am EST

Charlene Li, the founder and CEO of Altimeter Group a leading analyst firm, which helps companies understand and act on technology disruption joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. Charlene is also the author of several best selling books including Groundswell, Open Leadership and her latest book The Engaged Leader, which helps executives to embrace a digital transformation.

On the show, Charlene discusses the importance of leaders being digitally connected with their customers, and also setting an example within their organizations by engaging on social media. Charlene also shares her thoughts on how business professionals can overcome challenges and offers her advice on what to do when the going gets tough!
A little more about Charlene Li … Charlene is a thought leader on social and emerging technologies, with a specific focus on social technologies, Web 2.0, and interactive media, and marketing. At Altimeter, Charlene helps leaders to thrive with disruption, especially the new technologies that impact their strategies and organizations. Prior to Altimeter she was a Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research. Charlene is frequently quoted by leading media channels such as The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today, Reuters, and The Associated Press. She has also appeared on 60 Minutes.
You can learn more about Charlene on her website
 
A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students. 
 
Connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DeirdreBreakenridge
 
Direct download: WWW_4-28-15_Show_2.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 9:42pm EST

Dr. Frida Polli, an award-winning neuroscientist and the co-founder of pymetrics, a New York City tech start-up joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. Pymetrics uses cognitive neuroscience to create analytics-informed decision-making and performance enhancement software to help people find their optimal career path. The business is a hybrid between LinkedIn and OkayCupid, which uses interactive games to match personal traits to best career choices.

On the show, Frida shares how certain inherent traits can guide your career decision and how technology can help us to uncover cognitive strengths and weaknesses. Their use of games makes the process more fun and engaging vs. the more traditional forms of testing, used in the past. Frida also discusses how she left neuroscience in the lab to touch more lives outside of academia, finding her optimal fit as an entrepreneur.

A little more about Dr. Frida Polli … As a neuroscientist, she has won numerous awards including the 2010 Life Sciences Track in MIT 100K Entrepreneurship Competition and she was among the top 1% of postdoctoral fellows at MIT winning the NIH National Research Service Award and the HST Catalyst Award. Frida has also been instrumentally involved in the MIT neuroimaging studies and she has led the MIT arm of first international industry collaboration to develop treatment biomarkers for depression.

You can connect with Dr. Polli on LinkedIn

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre Breakenridge is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students. 

You can connect with Deirdre by following @dbreakenridge on Twitter, and you can also find her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DeirdreBreakenridge

 

Direct download: WWW_4-28-15_Show_1.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 8:00pm EST

Jenny Mojo, the founder of Paper Dolls, which is a dedicated network of female entrepreneurs committed to embracing and enhancing the way professional women work, individually and together joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide.

On the show, Jenny discusses how women together can go farther and the many lessons she’s learned from the women around her, both professionally and personally. She also shares how she tackled challenges early on in her career and offers her best advice for other entrepreneurs who are hungry to learn and grow, but may not have a lot of resources readily available to them.

A little more about Jenny Mojo … Jenny is a 20+ year multi-discipline marketing leader with a passion for creating emotional consumer connections and experiences. She is successful at establishing the vision & strategy necessary for driving marketing innovation, converting insights and delivering audience. She has worked directly or in partnership with some of the world’s leading brands including Microsoft, Disney, Samsung, Pepsi, Farmers Insurance, XBOX, Major League Baseball and CBS delivering award winning digital, retail, product launch and experiential marketing programs.

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre Breakenridge is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.

 

Direct download: Women_Worldwide_Show_2_4-8-15.mp3
Category:Business -- posted at: 9:35pm EST

AdaPia d'Errico, the Chief Marketing Officer at Patch of Land, a Peer-to-Real-Estate ("P2RE") lending marketplace joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. Patch of Land matches accredited and institutional investors with borrowers seeking timely and consistent sources of funding for rehabbing properties across America. At Patch of Land, AdaPia drives brand, marketing and sales strategies, including PR, product marketing, marcomms and lead generation.

On the show, AdaPia discusses how she made the huge leap from banking, insurance and hedge funds in the early part of her career into brand development and strategic marketing in the new media, arts and entertainment industries. She also shares her thoughts on the challenges when working with start ups as well as larger more established brands, and what it takes for a brand to survive today.

A little more about AdaPia d’Errico … AdaPia has co-founded two businesses with women partners, coached entrepreneurs and start-ups, taught and mentored business students, and is a regular member of groups and organizations that encourage women in business and matching women led businesses with investors.

Learn more about AdaPia on her website

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre Breakenridge is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.
 
 

 

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Category:Business -- posted at: 12:30am EST

Juls Bindi, the CEO and Founder of ZuGoPet joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. ZuGoPet is a brand of innovative and fashionable pet products, which includes a signature, multifunctional pet carrier. With a passion for animals and her entrepreneurial spirit guiding her, Juls designed a way to help pets that suffer from separation and travel anxiety.

On the show, Juls discusses her inspiration behind ZuGoPet, what she learned from her research about animals and travel, and how social media is a great way to raise awareness about pet safety.

Just a little more about Juls … Prior to founding ZuGoPet, she answered a true calling to be a mental and physical healing life force. Juls studied at the Monterey Institute of Touch in Carmel Valley and earned a massage degree. Soon after, Juls founded Awake and Living, a website dedicated to educating readers on health, wellness and self-awareness.

You can learn more about ZuGoPet on the website 

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre Breakenridge is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.
 

 

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Category:Business -- posted at: 11:06pm EST

Dr. Nina Ansary, the author of the book, Jewels of Allah:  The Untold Story of Women in Iran (Revela Press, June 25, 2015), which was inspired by her scholarly journey joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. The book seeks to illuminate the stereotypical assumptions and the often misunderstood story of women in Iran today.

In 1996, Nina moved to Los Angeles and began to pursue her passion for humanitarian causes. On the show, she openly discusses the stereotypes that western societies have about Iranian women, the characteristics of a strong woman and what she hopes to achieve through her research, book and life's work.

A little more about Dr. Nina Ansary … Nina is an avid philanthropist, she serves on the Middle East Institute Advisory Board at Columbia University, on Columbia University’s Global Leadership Council and on the Board of Trustees of the IAWF (Iranian American Women’s Foundation. She's is a regular contributor to  the Daily Beast, the Huffington Post and Women’s eNews, an award-winning news website which recently honored her as one of the 21 Leaders of the 21st Century. She is one of the Top Influencers on Iran on Twitter.

Learn more about Dr. Ansary on her website.

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre Breakenridge is an author, entrepreneur and the CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.
 
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Category:Business -- posted at: 10:32am EST

Tarlika Navarro, an attorney and partner at Haddad & Navarro, one of the nation's premier criminal defense law firms in Florida joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. Tarlika's firm has successfully defended clients in state and federal white collar and non-white collar criminal cases throughout the United States.
 

Tarlika discusses on the show some of her biggest challenges as a criminal defense attorney, often dealing with youth today and decisions that will affect the rest of their lives. She also openly shares her thoughts on what it takes to be a good lawyer and her career advice, as well as how maintain the right balance in life with a career that has become her greatest passion.

A little more about Tarlika Navarro...Prior to joining Haddad & Navarro, Tarlika worked as an Assistant State Attorney for Broward County, prosecuting crimes from simple misdemeanors to first degree felonies. While working on her Juris Doctor, Tarlika clerked for Judge Amy Karan in the 11th Circuit Court in Miami, Florida.

Learn more about Tarlika on her website.

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre Breakenridge is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.

 

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Category:Business -- posted at: 12:23pm EST

Victoria Shtainer, an Associate Broker at Douglas Elliman and a leader in Manhattan Real Estate joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. Victoria is a former litigator, who has entered the business with a driving force to succeed, paying great attention to detail for her clients in a highly competitive marketplace.
 
Victoria discusses her passion for real estate and the challenges that come along with her career. She shares her thoughts on why it’s so important to network and what it takes to build long term relationships. Victoria prides herself on being connected, committed to her clients and always on the cutting edge of real estate trends.
 

A little more about Victoria Shtainer … Victoria is diverse broker, selling both residential and commercial properties. She speaks three languages, including Russian fluently, which allows her to market her listings worldwide. Victoria is considered a “super broker” who loves what she does and considers real estate to be more than just a day job.

 
A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre Breakenridge is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.
 
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Category:Business -- posted at: 12:19pm EST

Sara Capra, former senior associate of global partnerships at the United Nations Foundation joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. Sara left non-profit life to pursue her entrepreneurial adventures. She launched her start up company, Orate, which is an online marketplace for conference organizers to find public speakers.

On the show, Sara discusses how she teamed up with a friend and co-founder, Veronica Eklund, who specialized in marketing for content-focused speaker events. Together they took their business idea to Startup Weekend in Washington, DC in April 2014.  Throughout an intense weekend of learning and networking, the concept changed, evolved and eventually became what the company is today. Orate took home the 1st place prize.

A little more about Sara Capra...When Sara was at the UN Foundation, she cultivated and built partnerships with corporations, other foundations and individuals to further the goals of funding and marketing. She managed and supported many strategic partnerships taking an interest in technology and women.

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre Breakenridge is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.

 
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Category:Business -- posted at: 10:10pm EST

Yvonne Lacey, Media Director at TwoNil, joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. Yvonne works in performance platform marketing with B2B clients and dot com ventures for strong ROI, utilizing high-level analytics for optimal outcomes. She shares her deep knowledge of the media, focusing on the new trend of podcasting.

Before TwoNil, Yvonne spent many years at Fox Broadcasting Company, as the National Media Director developing, planning and executing strategic marketing and promotional campaigns via traditional and new media vehicles to promote the FOX television network.

A little more about Yvonne Lacey … Throughout her career, Yvonne has experienced the vast changes in the media landscape. She's embraced the changes both professionally, as a media director, and also personally, as a podcaster, launching her show, Dr. Xmas. The Dr. Xmas show is a part of the #50Shows Empowering Women movement. Through Dr. Xmas, Yvonne discusses her passion for Christmas, and offers tips to listeners on how to bring back the spirit of the holidays.

Learn more about Yvonne at TwoNil and connect with her on LinkedIn

You can read, follow and comment on Yvonne's Dr. Xmas blog at http://xmaskid.blogspot.com and on Facebook.

A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre Breakenridge is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at , and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.

 

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Category:Business -- posted at: 11:14pm EST

Jan Bruce, the co-founder and CEO at meQuilibrium.com, a website and app that helps consumers DESTRESS joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. Jan is recognized as a wellness entrepreneur, and a consumer health and wellness trailblazer.
 
Jan shares her journey from Sr. VP, Managing Director of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia to launching your new start up, meQuilibrium, and the interesting transition to entrepreneur. With an online site focused on Destressing consumers, Jan gives her best tips on how she personally manages stress, and how you can thrive in your career and life.
 
A little more about Jan Bruce … Jan has been a trailblazing media entrepreneur in health and wellness for nearly 20 years. She has repeatedly gravitated toward businesses that offer compelling, relevant and useful products that help people feel better and live healthier. And, she has reliably anticipated the trends that have shaped the field of consumer health and wellness.
 
You can connect with Jan on Twitter and LinkedIn and learn more about Jan and her book, meQuilibrium: 14 Days to Cooler, Calmer and Happier at her website, meQuilibrium.
 
A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre Breakenridge is an author, entrepreneur and the CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.

 

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Category:Business -- posted at: 9:14am EST

Aliza Freud, the founder and CEO of SheSpeaks joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. SheSpeaks  is an online, proprietary marketing platform that builds and operates influencer communities on behalf of Fortune 500 brands. 
 
Aliza shares how the SheSpeaks platform enables over 250,000 women influencers to discover, share and try new products and services in many different categories, from hair care to food products. In addition, Aliza discusses how her company does extensive research studies with brands to uncover the shopping habits of women influencers and the extent of their buying power.
 
A little more about Aliza Freud …  Since leaving corporate America, Aliza has helped clients like P&G, Pepsi, American Express, Citibank, Heinz, L’Oreal and others build powerful user content and mass scale awareness for their products, services and campaigns. Aliza, early on, realized the power of women consumers and the important role that the Internet and online community is playing in the corporate world.
You can connect with Aliza on Twitter, and LinkedIn.
 
A little more about Your Host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.
 
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Category:Business -- posted at: 9:56am EST

Marnie Rustemeyer, the founder and CEO of Billow, the first premium sleep enhancement product for women who have trouble sleeping due to discomfort resulting from surgery, nursing, or breast size joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide.
 
Listen to find out how Marnie conceived, designed and created the Billow Pillow, following her diagnosis with the BRCA breast cancer gene, a mastectomy and subsequent reconstructive surgeries.    
 
A little more about Marnie Rustemeyer … Marnie left a 15-year career on Wall Street to become an entrepreneur and to bring the Billow Pillow to market. The Billow was developed as a sleep aid after more than a year of research and development and exhaustive testing. Her company also recently launched Billow Nail Polish created for women who wish to remove harmful chemical from their lives. The Billow Nail Polish is 5-Free and Cruelty Free.
You can connect with Marnie on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
 
A little more about your host, Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre Breakenridge is an author, entrepreneur and CEO o f Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.
 
 

 

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Category:Business -- posted at: 11:48pm EST

Nicole Rodrigues, founder and CEO of NRPR Group in Beverly Hills joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide.

Listen to find out what it takes to break barriers and stereotypes as a women in business. Nicole shares her thoughts on the challenges she faced, moving from the football field as an NFL Oakland Raiders Cheerleader to the boardroom. Her journey includes tackling obstacles and reaching her proudest moments by embracing her inner cheerleader.

A little more about Nicole RodriguesNicole is an entrepreneur and very tech savvy entertainment publicist. Her extensive knowledge in bridging the gap between the technology and entertainment industries has allowed her to work with clients including Sony Pictures Entertainment, Dolby, Yahoo!, Sony Playstation, Hulu, and Hallmark.

Prior to launching her business, NRPR, Nicole's career also included managing an international PR team at MobiTV, which is one of the pioneer solutions for digital & mobile entertainment delivery in the U.S. Before becoming an NFL Cheerleader, she spent a few years with the Oakland Raiders, managing player development campaigns and publicity projects.

You can connect with Nicole on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

A little more about Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre Breakenridge is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.
 
 

 

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Category:Business -- posted at: 9:25pm EST

Jude Miller Burke, PhD, who is the author of The Millionaire Mystique: How Working Women Become Wealthy - And How You Can, Too!, a speaker and an executive coach joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide.

Listen to find out what it takes to become a millionaire, from the personality traits and overcoming obstacles to the leadership styles, all based on a three year study of over 200 millionaires. Jude discusses the experiences of women and men millionaires and how you can become successful, by tapping into the qualities that are important for growth and minimizing those that can hold you back in your career.
 

A little more about Jude...Jude Miller Burke has been helping high-earning women and men in the business world since she began her own career in corporate America, joining Honeywell as an employee assistance psychologist in 1982. Her intense curiosity about the factors separating women who reach the top of the career ladder from those who do not led to conceiving the Millionaire Mystique Study on which her book is based.

Currently, Jude is a leadership coach and consultant for individual executives and management teams. She has provided executive coaching for the past 10 years through the University of St. Thomas Business Center in Minneapolis as well as through her own business, JAMB consulting in Phoenix.

You can learn more about the book at The Millionaire Mystique website, buy the book on Amazon, learn more about Jude on her website and connect with her on LinkedIn and Twitter.

A little more about Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre Breakenridge is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.
 
 

 

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Category:Business -- posted at: 1:42pm EST

Libby DeLana, founding partner of Mechanica joins Host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide.
 
Listen to find out how Libby went from a graphic designer by trade to award winning creative director and founding partner of a next generation marketing and advertising firm. Libby discusses creativity and innovation and how only a small percentage of women have lead creative roles in firms today. Libby’s work helps to empower women in their creative careers, imparting advice on raising the bar and the numbers.
 

A little more about Libby … Libby honed her skills at the Boston Architecture Center and the Harvard School of Design, as well as under Milton Glaser at the Haystack Mountain School of Craft. She has designed print ads for Saucony, web pages for Communispace, sleeper bags for Brahmin handbags, illuminated maps for Forest City Enterprises, a fragrance for a boutique hotel, packaging for Swiss Army and Tribe Hummus, shoeboxes for StrideRite, catalogs for L.L.Bean, a dictionary for Houghton Mifflin, logos and materials for many more.

Libby has recently taken her creativity to Instagram with her #morningwalk. A day that starts early with a ritual morning walk through her hometown of Newburyport, Massachusetts. An hour that always provides fresh inspiration, and at least one image, shared via her Instragram feed @parkhere.
 

Libby's work has won many industry awards and has been featured in such noted publications PRINT Design Annual, Graphis Design, Graphis Logo and Communication Arts.

You can connect with Libby on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.
 
A little more about Deirdre Breakenridge … Deirdre Breakenridge is an author, entrepreneur and CEO of Pure Performance Communications. A 25-year veteran in PR and marketing, she is the author of five Financial Times Press books including her latest titles, “Social Media and Public Relations,” and “Putting the Public Back in Public Relations.” Breakenridge speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of PR, social media and marketing. She's an adjunct professor at NYU and UMASS at Amherst, a recognized blogger at PR Expanded, and also the co-founder of #PRStudChat, a dynamic twitter chat with PR professionals, educators and students.
 
 
 

 

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Category:Business -- posted at: 11:15am EST

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