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The Breadwinners

Jul 9, 2020

Oddly enough, workplace policies created by straight white men for straight white men without caregiving responsibilities don’t seem to be working these days. In this episode, Julie Kashen, director of Women's Economic Justice and senior fellow at the Century Foundation, joins Rachael to talk about our...


Jul 7, 2020

Psychologists define resilience as the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, stress and tragedy — but how do we find resilience in the first place? In this episode, Rachael + Jennifer consider the research into skills resilient people use to get up, dust themselves off and step forward during...


Jul 2, 2020

Studies suggest Black women may be almost twice as likely to experience infertility as White women — and much less likely to seek medical help to get pregnant, let alone talk openly about it. In this episode, media executive Kim Sealy shares her infertility story with Jennifer. From the costs of IVF to the sadness...


Jun 30, 2020

We’ve all experienced a toxic workplace — but have you ever stepped up to speak out about the problems you see? In this episode, Rachael + Jennifer consider the research regarding employee voice — the phenomenon of workers speaking up when they see or hear something that troubles them — and what happens when we...


Jun 25, 2020

It’s never good news when HR unexpectedly joins a meeting with your manager — and such was the case for Betty Wong Ortiz, editor extraordinaire, who like millions of others was laid off at the start of the pandemic. In this episode, Betty shares her job search story with Jennifer — and how being honest on LinkedIn...