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Abby Auerbach EVP, Chief Communications Officer
Inspired by the voice of

Mary Tyler Moore

As a young woman, I was more focused on the journey to success than reaching a specific goal. I… Read More

July 20, 2021
Keisha Sutton-James Founder & CEO, Sutton Button Productions, LLC
Inspired by the voice of

Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm

When I was in high school, the pressure on the apartheid regime was at its peak. Not realizing… Read More

July 16, 2021
Kelley Mohr Rodriguez Vice President of Media, Love Advertising
Inspired by the voice of

My Mom

I wanted to be many things at different ages – a teacher, a writer, an actress, a mom, a business… Read More

July 14, 2021
Jennifer Seelig Director of News and Programming, KCBS Radio
Inspired by the voice of

Susan Zirinsky

I’ve wanted to be a journalist for as long as I can remember – I enjoy writing, storytelling,… Read More

July 14, 2021
Anne Cowan Communications Strategist
Inspired by the voice of

Mary Tyler Moore

Growing up, I wished to become an astronomer, but I failed calculus. I trained to be an actress… Read More

July 14, 2021
Annie Howell Chief Communications Officer, Crown Media Family Networks
Inspired by the voice of

Mr. Steve Norris

I went from wanting to be a ventriloquist (ask me about my Tommy Talker performances during 6th… Read More

July 14, 2021
Deborah Parenti EVP/ Publisher, Radio Ink, Radio/Television Business Report, Podcast Business Journal
Inspired by the voice of

Jim Bennett

As a little girl, I wanted to be a singer but most of all I wanted to wear pretty dresses and live… Read More

July 12, 2021
Mike McVay President, McVay Media Consulting
Inspired by the voice of

Wilma McVay

Ever since I was 15, my desire was to be in Radio and on-the-air. A Voice of… Read More

July 9, 2021
Michelle Ray Executive Director, The Walter Kaitz Foundation
Inspired by the voice of

Carol Maria Henry

I don’t know that I had a specific career or profession in mind as I was growing up. I was… Read More

July 8, 2021
Brenda Hetrick Chief Revenue Officer, Matrix Solutions
Inspired by the voice of

Serena Williams

I do not know if I ever had a defined role that I wanted to be when I was growing up; I had many… Read More

July 8, 2021
Joyce Fitch Legal Consultant
Inspired by the voice of

Lucille Liberles, MD

When I was growing up I wanted to be a physician because my pediatrician was an extremely… Read More

July 8, 2021
Melissa Wright Chief Content Officer, Twin Cities PBS
Inspired by the voice of

Bella Abzug

When I was in middle and high school, I thought I would be an artist in one form or another. Art… Read More

July 8, 2021
Abby Greensfelder Founder and CEO, Everywoman Studios
Inspired by the voice of

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

A lot of my family members were lawyers and yet, when I was a kid there were not many women on the… Read More

July 8, 2021
Christine Travaglini President, Katz Radio Group
Inspired by the voice of

Kitty Poons

When I was young I had no idea what I wanted to be when I grew up but I knew I wanted to go to… Read More

July 8, 2021
Becky Brooks President, Alliance for Women in Media
Inspired by the voice of

Sue Chaffin

When I was growing up I wanted to be a high school teacher just like my mom. I loved the idea of… Read More

July 7, 2021
Heather Cohen Executive Vice President, The Weiss Agency
Inspired by the voice of

Joan Hamburg

I was fascinated by radio as a child and fortunate enough to start working at a station in high… Read More

July 7, 2021
Lisa Stephenson Events Director, Alliance for Women in Media
Inspired by the voice of

Carolyn Minter

Every Saturday morning as a child, I went to the “beauty parlor” with my Mom. I wanted to be a… Read More

July 2, 2021
Catherine Combs PR & Marketing Manager, Alliance for Women in Media
Inspired by the voice of

Rebekah Combs

Growing up, I dreamed of being a news anchor. My parents always had the news on, so I grew up… Read More

July 2, 2021