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Unapologetic

Unapologetic

By Brock Women in Business
Each episode of Unapologetic, you will hear informal conversations about being a woman in the business industry. By discussing insightful experiences, opinions, and ideas, our goal is to connect the leaders of tomorrow—our listeners—to the leaders of today—our guest speakers. In our podcast, we aim to bring an unfiltered perspective of being a woman in the business space to help discover, connect, and empower one another.
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EPISODE 11 • BTS: “The Likability Dilemma for Women Leaders” TED Talk
In this episode of Unapologetic, Erika and Truchi discuss Robin Hauser’s TED Talk, “The Likability Dilemma for Women Leaders.” The Likability Dilemma is the idea that women are viewed as competent or likeable, but never both. Truchi and Erika reflect in order to identify interconnected issues resulting from unconscious biases, such as microaggressions and the double-bind dilemma. If you want to get more information about WIB or you want to keep the conversation going, follow us on our social media platforms. Instagram: brockuwib, Facebook: brockuwib, LinkedIn: Brock Women in Business.
17:25
October 16, 2020
EPISODE 10 • NLSW SPEAKERS
In this episode of Unapologetic, we interview three #NLSW2020 speakers--Niveditha Sethumadhavan, Safa Khan, and Sana Pabani. Each of these outstanding females are Brock students and alumni, as well as speakers at the Niagara Leadership Summit for Women, an initiative hosted by YWCA Niagara from October 20th to the 22nd with the mission to empower women to lead in our community. We will discuss the speakers’ personal stories, topics each speaker will discuss at the event, and what you can expect to gain from attending the Summit! If you want to get more information about WIB or you want to keep the conversation going, follow us on our social platforms. Instagram: brockuwib, Facebook: brockuwib, LinkedIn: Brock Women in Business.
36:46
October 9, 2020
EPISODE 9 • QUEENIE PHAIR
In this episode of Unapologetic, we interview the outstanding entrepreneur, yogi, and traveller, Queenie Phair. Queenie is the current co-owner of two businesses in Toronto--Phair Yoga and Focus Retreats. In addition to her entrepreneurship story, Queenie shares her journey on how she’s arrived where she is today--including everything from moving back to China in order to rediscover her roots, landing numerous jobs in Asia, and experiencing prejudice. Make sure to stay tuned until the end of today’s episode to hear from our Women of the Month, Jillian Wolfe. If you want to get more information about WIB or you want to keep the conversation going, follow us on our social platforms. Instagram: brockuwib, Facebook: brockuwib, LinkedIn: Brock Women in Business.
39:59
October 2, 2020
EPISODE 8 • JAMI MONTE
In this episode of Unapologetic, we interview the outstanding entrepreneur, accountant, and CPA Emerging Leader, Jami Monte. After 8+ years working as an accountant across multiple industries, Jami founded her own company, Monte CPA. In addition to discussing her journey of becoming an entrepreneur and a Chartered Professional Accountant, Jami utilizes her experiences to showcase the importance of communication, confidence, and consistently speaking up. If you want to get more information about WIB or you want to keep the conversation going, follow us on our social platforms. Instagram: brockuwib, Facebook: brockuwib, LinkedIn: Brock Women in Business.
36:38
September 25, 2020
EPISODE 7 • BACK TO SCHOOL
In this episode of Unapologetic, some of our executive team reflects on summer coming to an end and anticipates the upcoming school year. We’ll begin by discussing the mindset shifts we experienced and new self-care routines we’ve established. Considering the unique semester ahead, we also shared our challenges, opportunities, and goals for the virtual term. If you want to get more information about WIB or you want to keep the conversation going, follow us on our social media platforms. Instagram: brockuwib, Facebook: brockuwib, LinkedIn: Brock Women in Business.
39:59
September 11, 2020
EPISODE 6 • BRIANNE CHIARLE
In this episode of Unapologetic, we interview a marketing and digital communications strategist, Brianne Chiarle. Working two jobs, Brianne obtains a corporate role as a Brand Marketing Coordinator, which is an educational tool to help operate her advertising agency, Buck Marketing. Due to her substantial involvement in the local community, Brianne discusses the changes COVID-19 caused for her clients, how to build meaningful connections, and the importance of mentorship. If you want to get more information about WIB or you want to keep the conversation going, follow us on our social platforms. Instagram: brockuwib, Facebook: brockuwib, LinkedIn: Brock Women in Business.
37:16
August 28, 2020
EPISODE 5 • BTS: “Teaching girls bravery, not perfection” TED Talk
In this episode of Unapologetic, members of the WIB team discuss Reshma Saujani’s TED Talk “Teaching girls bravery, not perfection” for the second installment of our Beyond the Screen series. Reflecting on the socialization of female perfection and the resulting bravery deficit, we discuss times we personally experienced or witnessed this socialization and explore methods to encourage bravery. If you want to get more information about WIB or you want to keep the conversation going, follow us on our social platforms. Instagram: brockuwib, Facebook: brockuwib, LinkedIn: Brock Women in Business.
20:06
August 14, 2020
EPISODE 4 • ANNETTE SMITH
In this week’s episode, we interview Annette Smith, the founder of a plant-based cosmetics company, Lipservice Beauty. After 20+ years in corporate retail leadership, Annette faced a traumatic experience that completely transformed her life. Annette became a business owner and wellness advocate, allowing her to share her entrepreneurship journey and discuss the importance of self-care. If you want to get more information about WIB or you want to keep the conversation going, follow us on our social platforms. Instagram: brockuwib, Facebook: brockuwib, LinkedIn: Brock Women in Business. You can also follow Annette on Instagram @gloss_boss_annette @lipservice_beauty
30:20
August 7, 2020
EPISODE 3 • KAT GASKIN
In this episode of Unapologetic, we interview a creative graphic designer and an entrepreneur, Kat Gaskin. Kat discusses her experience of ditching the corporate world to pursue her ultimate goal to “work less and travel more.” Kat also delves into the details of launching her personal brand, operating two successful ecommerce businesses, and calling the world her office. If you want to get more information about WIB or you want to keep the conversation going, follow us on our social platforms. Instagram: brockuwib, Facebook: brockuwib, LinkedIn: Brock Women in Business. You can also follow Kat on Instagram @katgaskin
35:39
July 31, 2020
EPISODE 2 • BTS: “She Did That” Documentary
In our second episode of Season 2, we announce the exciting beginning of a new mini-episode series called, “Beyond the Screen.” In this installment, the executive team supports the Black Lives Matter Movement by discussing the challenges and opportunities unique to black women that are showcased in the uplifting documentary, “She Did That.” If you want to get more information about WIB or you want to keep the conversation going, follow us on our social platforms. Instagram: brockuwib, Facebook: brockuwib, LinkedIn: Brock Women in Business.
17:37
June 19, 2020
SEASON 2 - EPISODE 1 • MEET THE TEAM
In our first episode of Season 2, we introduce some of our new executive team for the 2020-2021 year and see how they’ve been feeling during quarantine! We also delve into their career goals and how quarantine has impacted those goals. If you want to get more information about WIB or you want to keep the conversation going, follow us on our social platforms. Instagram: brockuwib, Facebook: brockuwib, LinkedIn: Brock Women in Business.
37:57
May 29, 2020
EPISODE 8 • PILAR ADAMS
In this episode we interview the talented mastermind planner, Pilar Adams. Pilar shares her story about how she got to where she is today as well answers our burning questions. f you want to get more information about WIB or you want to keep the conversation going, follow us on our social platforms. Instagram: brockuwib, Facebook: brockuwib, LinkedIn: Brock Women in Business. You can also follow Pilar via Instagram: @peeadams
29:04
February 7, 2020
EPISODE 7 • HUDA ALVI
In this episode we interview travel blogger and Co-CEO of the Girls Trip, Huda Alvi. Huda shares her inspirational advice about being your most authentic self while providing us more insight about what it takes to start your own business. If you want to get more information about WIB or you want to keep the conversation going, follow us on our social platforms. Instagram: brockuwib, Facebook: brockuwib, LinkedIn: Brock Women in Business. You can also follow Huda via Instagram: @hudaalvi
38:57
January 24, 2020
EPISODE 6 • LEXI BRIGETTE
In this episode we interview fashion blogger and CEO of Sunstruck jewelry Lexi Brigette. Lexi shares her ins and outs of her influencer career while providing us more insight about what it takes to start your own business. If you want to get more information about WIB or you want to keep the conversation going, follow us on our social platforms. Instagram: brockuwib, Facebook: brockuwib, LinkedIn: Brock Women in Business. You can also follow Lexi via Instagram: @lexibrigette and @shopsunstruck
29:54
December 20, 2019
EPISODE 5 • LET’S GET REAL
In this episode Jayna Sutaria and Shania Walden tackle questions from our WIB listeners. They discuss the real issues around pay gap, 2020 goals and turning lemons into lemonade. If you want to get more information about WIB or you want to keep the conversation going, follow us on our social platforms. Instagram: brockuwib, Facebook: brockuwib, LinkedIn: Brock Women in Business. You can also follow Jayna @jaynasutaria and Shania @nia.27w.
43:53
December 12, 2019
EPISODE 4 • LEIGH NELSON
In this episode we interview Leigh Nelson- a computer software artist from Toronto. Leigh shares her ins and outs of her artistic career while providing us more insight into the arts industry. If you want to get more information about WIB or you want to keep the conversation going, follow us on our social platforms. Instagram: brockuwib, Facebook: brockuwib, LinkedIn: Brock Women in Business. You can also follow Leigh, Instagram: @leoghnelsonart
53:48
October 25, 2019
EPISODE 3 • MADELINE WOODHEAD
In this episode we interview Madeline Woodhead- National Bank Financial Wealth Advisor. Madeline shares her insights and experiences of being a woman in the male dominated financial industry, as well as shares her own struggles with work-life balance. If you want to get more information about WIB or you want to keep the conversation going, follow us on our social platforms. Instagram: brockuwib, Facebook: brockuwib, LinkedIn: Brock Women in Business. You can also follow Madeline, LinkedIn: Madeline Woodhead.
32:28
October 11, 2019
EPISODE 2 • MEET THE FOUNDER OF WIB
In this episode we interview Sorcha Killian- the founder of WIB. We asked her all your burning questions surrounding WIB and even our own questions about how it’s like being an international girlboss. If you want to get more information about WIB or you want to keep the conversation going, follow us on our social platforms. Instagram: brockuwib, Facebook: brockuwib, LinkedIn: Brock Women in Business. You can also follow Sorcha at, Instagram: sorcakillian1 and LinkedIn: Sorcha Killian
31:40
September 27, 2019
EPISODE 1 • MEET THE HOSTS + Q and A
In this episode we answer your burning questions all surrounding WIB and our executive team. If you want to get more information about WIB or you want to keep the conversation going, follow us on our social platforms. Instagram: brockuwib, Facebook: brockuwib, LinkedIn: Brock Women in Business.
36:04
September 17, 2019