Empower yourself financially. Successful women executives, workplace pioneers, self-made entrepreneurs, industry trendsetters and money-savvy experts reveal insights on how to get ahead, reach your goals, and achieve professional success. They join host Veronica Dagher every Tuesday.
Best-selling Chilean-American author Isabel Allende speaks with the WSJ's Veronica Dagher about her new book, "A Long Petal of the Sea," a novel that tackles immigration, how she coped with enormous tragedy and why she's excited about aging.
Former supermodel turned business mogul Kathy Ireland speaks with WSJ's Veronica Dagher about her new book, "Fashion Jungle," a novel about sexual harassment in the fashion industry, how she's maintained her brand identity despite an expansive empire and how to turn rejection and negative feedback into a career boost.
Shine app co-founders, Naomi Hirabayshi and Marah Lidey, tell WSJ's Veronica Dagher how as two young, female tech founders and women of color what it's like to start a company with a friend, raise venture capital funding and change the conversation about mental health.
In a special panel discussion, three personal finance experts -- Stacy Tisdale, Erin Lowry and Jill Schlesinger -- join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher to discuss how they've coped with different types of debt and give tips on how to get out.
Carol Lavin Bernick, the former executive chairman of Alberto-Culver, speaks to the WSJ's Veronica Dagher about taking over her family's business, earning the respect of her peers and instilling a work ethic in her children.
In a special panel discussion, four African-American executives and entrepreneurs, Jennefer Witter, Ebony Reed, Minda Harts and Arielle Patrick join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher to discuss the challenges they've faced in the workplace, how they've overcome these obstacles and share their tips for success.
Marianne Harrison tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she became the first female chief executive of John Hancock, one of the largest life insurers in the United States, how she landed a big pay raise and how she's increasing diversity at her company.
Frida Polli, co-founder and chief executive of Pymetrics, a company that uses artificial intelligence and behavioral neuroscience to help reduce bias in hiring, tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher about the obstacles she's overcome as a female technology entrepreneur and how working single mothers can succeed.
Former New York Road Runners CEO and New York City Marathon race director Mary Wittenberg tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher about inspiring women to embrace health and fitness, as well as her new passion for the EF Education First pro cycling organization.
Liesel Pritzker Simmons is philanthropist and Co-Founder of Blue Haven Initiative, a family office that invests for profit and with a purpose. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher why every investment has an impact, and how we can create positive change through investing.
Deborah Norville is an award winning television anchor, Viacom board member, and the host of Inside Edition. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher the key lessons she's learned from career setbacks, and what motivates her to stay in the game.
Miko Branch, CEO of popular haircare line, Miss Jessie's, tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how she built a successful business from the ground up and became a pioneer in the natural hair care industry.
Wendy Nguyen, founder of Wendy's Lookbook, tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how surviving an early life of trauma fueled her to become a successful entrepreneur - from Instagram stardom to a budding CBD business.
Gail Simmons is an accomplished food writer and cookbook author, best known for serving as a permanent judge on the popular series Top Chef. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how she turned her life's passions into the career of her dreams.
Mona Sinha is the chairperson of Women Moving Millions, and a longtime advocate for gender equality. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how women can embrace their inner philanthropist and feel comfortable owning their success.
Barbara Marcus is a publishing veteran and the president of the Children's Division at Random House. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how a powerful career in business and marketing prepared her for her latest chapter of success.
In a special panel discussion, Patricia Stark, Debra Alfarone, Lisa Brooks Greaux, Laura Fredricks, and Susie Moore join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher for a discussion on why women struggle with confidence, and offer expert advice on finding the inner strength to stick to your ambitions.
Maysoon Zayid is an actress, comedian and disability advocate. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher about using humor to combat stereotypes, and how to stick to your ambitions in the face of opposition.
Encore: In a special presentation, a look back at our panel discussion on African American wealth in the U.S. Dr. Sheila Robinson, Jennefer Witter, Stacey Tisdale, and Tiffany R. Warren join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher to discuss how racial, gender and social biases continue to challenge women in the black community -- and how they learned to triumph over them.
Subha Barry is the President of Working Mother Media and an advocate for diversity in the workplace. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how she is using her platform to create new opportunities for women.
Meredith Vieira is an award winning journalist and television personality who continues to reinvent herself. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher the secret to staying grounded, and how to evolve in an industry that's always changing.
Lori Sokol is the Executive Director of Women's eNews, the non-profit digital news service that covers issues impacting women in society. A psychologist and activist, she tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher about her passion for human rights and the struggle to make a difference amid constant battles of inequality.
Kendra Scott is a designer and entrepreneur who with a $500 budget, built her own billion-dollar jewelry company. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how positivity fuels her ambitions and why giving back is the greatest form of success.
Lesley Jane Seymour tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how years of success running women's magazines drove her to create her new business, CoveyClub.com -- and why connecting women around the world has given her a new purpose.
In a special panel discussion, experts join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher with their top health and financial wellness tips. Jennifer Walsh, Founder of Walk with Walsh, Rebecca Parekh, CEO of THE WELL, Melisse Gelula, Co-Founder of Well + Good, and CEO of Orchid Island Juice Co., Marygrace Sexton, discuss the path to success through mindfulness and purpose.
Sarah LaFleur is founder and CEO of M.M.LaFleur, the popular clothing brand that transformed the way women shop for work. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how women can succeed in the workplace by embracing their individuality.
Shelly Porges is the co-founder of The Billion Dollar Fund for Women and an avid investor in female run businesses. A serial entrepreneur, tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how women can start their own companies and see their businesses thrive.
The CEO of Beautycon Media and a leading LGBT advocate, Moj Mahdara is a serial entrepreneur who has launched a variety of consumer brands. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how creating a space for inclusivity paved the way to global success.
Eileen Fisher is an iconic clothing designer and founder of the brand Eileen Fisher, Inc. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how simplicity and sustainability have helped her maintain a timeless fashion empire.
In a special panel discussion, Danielle Town, Erin Lowry, Jamila Souffrant, Stefanie O'Connell and Darla Mercado join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher to discuss how millennials can take control of their money and make it grow.
Actress Marlo Thomas, media executive Loreen Arbus and financial literacy advocate Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz tell the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher the secret to giving back, and why philanthropy ultimately makes them feel the most successful.
Kelley Brooke is the Director of Golf at Bethpage Golf Course, and the 2018 LPGA Professional of the Year. An accomplished coach and player, she tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher the secret to thriving in a male dominated industry.
Soledad O'Brien is an accomplished broadcast journalist and producer who found her voice after thriving in the cutthroat media industry. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how a career in journalism prepared her to become a successful businesswoman.
Judge Rosemarie Aquilina entered the national spotlight by presiding over the USA Gymnastics sexual abuse scandal -- giving a voice to gymnasts who accused former team physician Larry Nassar of abuse. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how turning pain into purpose empowers survivors to speak their truths.
Rabbi Angela Buchdahl is the first Asian-American to be ordained as a rabbi, and first woman to become both a rabbi and a cantor. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how she broke the stained-glass ceiling, and what inspires her to lead other women to do the same.
Maria Bartiromo is a journalist, author, and the host of her own television shows on Fox Business Network and Fox News. The first woman to report live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, she tells Veronica Dagher her path to multimedia and financial success.
The Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher revisits three powerful women who've thrived after putting a divorce behind them. Divorce lawyer Laura Wasser, tech entrepreneur Rana el Kakliouby and business leader Sheila Johnson share their stories of strength and new beginnings.
Gloria Feldt, former CEO of Planned Parenthood and co-founder of Take The Lead, is a best-selling author and feminist leader. A longtime advocate for women's rights, she tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how the fight for gender parity remains a core mission in her life.
Journalist and political analyst Carrie Sheffield founder of the media startup Bold, inspiring millennials to find their voices amid a new digital landscape. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher why uncertainty is the condition where women can ultimately learn to forge ahead and succeed.
Susan Packard is an entrepreneur, author and businesswoman. As the cofounder of HGTV, she's a seasoned television executive who's also helped innovate programs for HBO and CNBC. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher how women can create their own rules to advance in any workplace.
Before Jen Sincero became a success coach and best-selling author of the "You Are a Badass" book series, she struggled to make ends meet as a freelance writer. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher why awareness is the key to transformation, and how women can build the confidence to meet their financial goals.
As chief operating officer of NewYork-Presbyterian Dr. Laura Forese is one of the most powerful women in healthcare. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher why the most important path to success is health, and how women leaders can change the future of medicine.
Bestselling author and entrepreneur Ayesha Curry tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher about her lifestyle brand Homemade, what it takes to sustain a website and product line, and what future business women can learn by following her lead.
'Gotham Gal' Joanne Wilson is a long time angel investor with a special focus on women entrepreneurs. She tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher why her life's passion is leading female founders to success.
In a special panel discussion on African American wealth in the U.S., Dr. Sheila Robinson, Jennefer Witter, Stacey Tisdale, and Tiffany R. Warren join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher to discuss how racial, gender and social biases continue to challenge women in the black community -- and how they learned to triumph over them.
Rachel Lloyd has made it her mission to lead women into a safe and successful future. A survivor of human sex trafficking, she founded GEMS or Girls Educational and Mentoring. Lloyd tells host Veronica Dagher how she's working to change sex exploitation in the U.S.
Principal Financial Group's chief financial officer Deanna Strable tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher the story of how she made it to the C-Suite -- and how often being the only woman in the room forced her to map out her own unique path to success.
Claudia Romo Edelman is a Mexican-Swiss diplomat and special adviser at the United Nations. A tireless advocate for equality and diversity, she tells the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher why she thinks women have the power to change the world.
Sheila Johnson is the co-founder of BET and CEO of Salamander Hotels and Resorts. As the first African-American woman to achieve a billion dollar net worth, she looks back at the unique challenges she faced trying to succeed in a business dominated by white men.
As some of the top experts in the field of finance, Jean Chatzky, Sharon Epperson, Bobbi Rebell, Farnoosh Torabi, and Deirdre Bolton have all found success by being savvy about money. They join the Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher with key financial tips for 2019.
Maria Sharapova is a world-renowned tennis star and Sugarpova founder who has built an empire of high-profile brand endorsements. She says, no matter the challenge, resilience has been the key to her success.
Marlo Thomas is a tireless philanthropist. She's known for her work with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, which cares for children with terminal cancer. She talks about her transformation from actress to activist, and why she feels the most successful when helping those in need.
Special encore: An Olympian. A financial guru. A cupcake entrepreneur. Veronica Dagher looks back at some of the most inspiring conversations urging women to take control of their finances, careers, and ambitions.
Attorney Laura Wasser has handled some high-profile Hollywood divorces, working with clients like Britney Spears, Johnny Depp, Heidi Klum and Ashton Kutcher. Now she's reinvented herself as a tech entrepreneur. Her new mission? Make sure everyday people know the law.
Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz is president of the Charles Schwab Foundation and a leading advocate for money independence. She reveals how women can make their futures more secure through financial literacy.
Vicki Robin is the best-selling co-author of "Your Money or Your Life," which many younger Americans say has inspired them to join the Financial Independence Retire Early movement. She explains how living below your means now will lead to financial independence later.
Just how are women faring in corporate America? Is there any progress to report? LeanIn.org president Rachel Thomas and McKinsey's Lareina Yee join Veronica Dagher to discuss this year's "Women in the Workplace" study.
Pat Mitchell is a media industry veteran and the first female president and CEO of PBS. She is also board co-chair of the Women's Media Center and gala co-chair of the Women's Media Awards. She talks about transforming a successful TV career into a new passion for empowering women to make their mark in all forms of media.
She's listed as one of Fortune's "Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs." Jenny Fleiss is co-founder of Rent the Runway, an online service for designer dress rentals. She shares what it takes for female entrepreneurs to turn their business ideas into reality.
Despite having her right leg amputated at age five, Bonnie St. John became the first African-American ever to win medals at the Winter Olympics. She reveals how life-long adversity taught her the keys to success.
Janice Bryant Howroyd created The ActOne Group, one of the largest workforce solutions companies in the U.S. She details her road to becoming the first African American woman to own a billion-dollar business.
Sharon Salzberg is known around the world as a teacher of meditation. She's also a best-selling author known for bringing mindfulness practices to the West. She explains how we can all find the true meaning of success.
Encore edition: As president and CEO of Celebrity Cruises, Lisa Lutoff-Perlo has redefined the career path for women in the travel industry. She discusses her success and the importance of encouraging young women to set a course for the top.
Encore edition: SoulCycle CEO Melanie Whelan reveals how her age helped conquer gender inequity and built a spinning empire. She also explains how her branding expertise and love for community are fueling the fitness phenomenon that's rolling across the nation.