The Role Models Podcast is a series of wide-reaching recorded conversations with inspiring women about their approach to life and career, lessons learned, and challenges tackled.

Hosted by David, we release a new episode of the podcast every week. Subscribe on SoundCloud, iTunes, Stitcher, or your favorite podcasting app.

Episode #11 – Elisa Goodkind & Lily Mandelbaum of StyleLikeU

July 18, 2017

Elisa Goodkind and Lily Mandelbaum are the co-founders of StyleLikeU, a company that creates the documentary-style video series “What’s Underneath” that explores how style is not about trends, money, or presenting a facade of photoshopped perfection. Rather, true style is the result of radical self-acceptance.

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Episode #8 – Kim Vandenberg

June 27, 2017

Kim Vandenberg is a competition swimmer and won an Olympic medal with the U.S. swimming team. Kim started swimming at a young age and always loved competing.

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Episode #7 – Samantha Barry

June 20, 2017

Samantha Barry is the Head of Social Media at CNN Worldwide where she leads the social teams at all of the CNN bureaus and works closely with the CNN Digital leadership in their editorial strategy. Under Samantha’s leadership, CNN has become the most followed and fanned news organization in the world.

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Episode #6 – Samin Nosrat

June 13, 2017

Samin Nosrat is a cook, teacher, and New York Times bestselling author. Equipped with a letter and the determination to work at Chez Panisse, the legendary French restaurant founded by Alice Waters, Samin chose the path of cooking instead of the path of poetry.

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Episode #5 – Cindy Holland

June 6, 2017

Cindy Holland is the Vice President of Orignal Content at Netflix where she's responsible for all creative development and business aspects of some of our favorite shows like House of Cards, Chef's Table, Orange Is The New Black, and many more original series, comedy, and documentary series.

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Episode #4 – Liisa Pierce Fiedelholtz

May 30, 2017

Liisa Pierce Fiedelholtz is the former Senior Vice President of Supply Chain and Sourcing for Ann Inc., a holding company of women's fashion retailers. In this episode, Liisa reflects on her work of three decades in the industry and shares a series of things she has learned: how to negotiate, how to sell, how to manage and lead, how to speak in public.

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Episode #3 – Joanne Wilson

May 23, 2017

Joanne Wilson aka Gotham Gal is an angel investor, blogger, and podcaster. After starting her career in women's fashion retail, Joanne transitioned into the web and tech industry to eventually become an angel investor. Joanne has invested in over 100 companies and more than 70% of companies in her portfolio are founded or led by women.

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Episode #2 – Kate Burson

May 16, 2017

Kate Burson plays a key role in the energy sector of the state of New York and the East Coast of the United States. She currently leads the market development for Tesla Energy for the North East of the U.S. and prior to joining Tesla, she was the Chief of Staff to the Chairman of Energy and Finance for the state.

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Episode #1 – Jillian Mercado

May 5, 2017

Jillian Mercado is an American-Dominican fashion model and one of the few professionals in the industry who has a physical disability. As an activist, she advocates for more diversity in the fashion industry.

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