Women's Advocate Podcast
2102, 2024

Champion of Justice

February 21st, 2024|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

Sharon Henry is a criminal defense attorney and the founder of the Law Offices of Sharon S. Henry. With 33 years of experience, Sharon transitioned from serving as a district attorney to establishing her own firm, where she continues her relentless pursuit of justice. Named Tulare County Prosecutor of the Year in 2000, Sharon's expertise spans various legal arenas, from family protection to special ops and financial crimes. As a devoted mother and passionate advocate, she brings unparalleled dedication to her clients and causes - a true champion of justice. Here’s a glimpse of the episode: Sharon shares her inspiring background Navigating challenges as a Black woman in law Embracing self-advocacy and career transitions Strategies for maintaining work-life balance The rewarding aspects of legal work Importance of supportive relationships Self-care practices Overcoming stereotypes & embracing intersectionality In this week's episode… Sarah sits down with former DA turned Criminal Defense Attorney and the owner of her own practice, Sharon Henry, to discuss her journey from prosecuting cases to establishing her own law firm dedicated to advocating for fairness and justice. Sharon shares personal anecdotes about her upbringing, the challenges she faced as a young, Black female attorney, and [...]

601, 2024

Empowering Motherhood & Navigating Your Rights

January 6th, 2024|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

Daphne Delvaux, also known as the award-winning mama attorney, is the Founder of Delvaux Law, a groundbreaking firm exclusively dedicated to helping women in the workplace. Based in San Diego, Daphne is a highly accomplished trial lawyer with a specialization in women's rights cases, including pivotal matters like pregnancy discrimination, maternity leave rights, equal pay, and the fight against harassment. In addition to her impressive legal career, Daphne is also a devoted mother of two boys. Her advocacy for parental rights has led her to become one of the founders of the Chamber of Mothers, a coalition of motherhood community leaders and individuals united in advocating for mothers' rights. Here’s a glimpse of the episode: Daphne's background and mission for motherhood advocacy Navigating maternity leave and employee rights in California The impact of social media on personal and professional goals Prioritizing vitality and sustainability in work culture Love languages and communication Integrating motherhood into work and breaking the cultural stigma Advocacy for mothers in the workplace The beauty and rigor of litigation in enforcing laws and shaping culture In this week's episode… Sarah sits down with mama attorney and founding member of the Chamber of [...]

2809, 2023

Unapologetically Authentic

September 28th, 2023|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

Sandra Possing is a life coach, speaker, entrepreneur and host of Oh, Hi Self! Podcast. As an Apple News Featured Top 10 Industry Leader of 2023, Sandra works virtually with people in the Bay Area and anywhere else in the world. Through her one-on-one coaching, life coaching podcasts, motivational speaker engagements, online courses, and as a certified professional coach, she can help anyone uplevel their life and transform their relationship with themselves. Here’s a glimpse of the episode: The importance of being true to who you are Sandra shares unique insights into navigating two cultures Breaking free from people-pleasing Being intentional about designing your life Paying attention to your own inner compass Understanding core values and living by them Coaching business goals Listening to your body Advocating for yourself Living in the present In this week's episode… Sarah sits down with Sandra Possing, a multifaceted life coach, inspirational speaker, accomplished entrepreneur, and the charismatic host of the Oh, Hi Self! Podcast. Together, they dive deep into Sandra's captivating life, where she gracefully balanced between two distinct cultures, embarked on thrilling adventures in her youth, and eventually found her calling in the world of coaching. Sandra's [...]

109, 2023

Bringing History to Life with Perfect Pitch

September 1st, 2023|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

Dr. Kim Nalley is a history scholar and professor with a B.A., M.A., and Ph.D., from UC, Berkeley. She’s a specialist in U.S. history and Late Modern Europe, with an emphasis on cultural, transnational, globalization, civil rights and women’s and Black history. Dr. Nalley completed her dissertation in 2021. Even more impressive, she is an award-winning professional Jazz singer and composer. She’s an educator, writer, producer, recording and touring artist and mother of two. She has a new album out, and last year she wrote a Jazz operetta as a commission piece of work for San Jose Jazz. She honors those before her and lifts up those up and coming. Here’s a glimpse of the episode: Dr. Nalley shares the way her multi-dimensional and inspiring career has evolved. Dr. Nalley’s music inspiration rooted in stories Importance of honoring those before you and mentoring those coming up behind you Dealing with disrespect & managing press Transformative power of books Not being another statistic Getting to work with Angela Davis Creatives help fuel us all In this week's episode… Sarah sits down with Dr. Kim Nalley, a renowned jazz singer and CSU East Bay Professor. The two [...]

1907, 2023

Taking Smart Risks

July 19th, 2023|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

After exhaustive research on gaps and unmet needs, Fahti Khosrowshahi founded Ceek Women’s Health, a medical device company focused on creating innovative products for more comfortable gynecological exams and procedures. Fahti has been a leader in the healthcare space for over 15 years and has broad cross-functional experience spanning pharma, biotech, and medical devices. She’s passionate about bringing innovation to women's health and challenging the status quo experience by introducing products that are designed by women for women. Here’s a glimpse of the episode: Fahti shares her career journey & how she started Ceek Women's Health The challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship Dealing with stress and taking smart risks The importance of financial independence and advocating for oneself Gender dynamics in the workplace Lessons learned from fundraising experiences Conversating about women’s health topics Don’t be afraid to be disliked Balancing personal and professional life Hiring challenges & tips The superpower of salty empathic advocacy In this week's episode… Sarah sits down with Fahti Khosrowshahi, the founder and CEO of Ceek Women’s Health, a medical device company focused on creating innovative products for more comfortable gynecological exams and procedures. Fahti discusses how the lack of innovation [...]

2806, 2023

Saying Bye to the “Good Girl”

June 28th, 2023|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

Diana Lyman is a media and tech executive, now the founder and CEO of Traction Advisory - a consulting firm focused on driving growth for social impact startups. She’s passionate about supporting founders daring to build inclusive and equitable solutions addressing women's health, reproductive rights and the future of equitable work. She’s a mama of three, fiercely committed to supporting women in the workplace and dismantling biases for working mothers. Here’s a glimpse of the episode: Diana shares her story, where she is now and everything in between The start of Traction If you don’t say “no,” what are you saying “yes” to? Tips and advice for women and mothers entering the workforce Identity outside of work Negotiating from fear vs. negotiating from informed strength The journey to health and happiness Martyr Syndrome Self care coming from necessity Diana’s superpower and inspiration Being vulnerable, even when it’s hard In this week's episode… Sarah sits down with mama of three, media and tech executive, and the founder and CEO of Traction Advisory, Diana Lyman to discuss how the universe brought them together while Diana was navigating the birth of her third child and a very difficult [...]

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