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April 15, 2019
Anna Allanbrook
What’s it like to be the longtime principal of a Brooklyn public school? On this episode of Women in Charge, Allison Benedikt talks to Anna Allanbrook, the principal of the Brooklyn public school, The Brooklyn New School. They talk about what to look for when hiring teachers, why she’s okay with her kids not taking standardized tests, and how she manages to move forward with the times. You can email us at womenincharge@slate.com.Podcast production by Jessica Jupiter
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47 min
April 8, 2019
Virginia Johnson
We are so excited to be back for season two of Women in Charge. This season returns with Allison Benedikt as your host and we kick off the first episode talking with Virginia Johnson, the artistic director and founding member of the Dance Theatre of Harlem. We talk about how she navigated from principal dancer to founding member to artistic director. Virginia also shares stories about what it meant to grow up as a black ballerina and what progress is being made in the dance culture now.
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42 min
November 21, 2018
Introducing: Who Runs That?
Allison Benedikt talks about what's in store for season two of Women in Charge and then chats with Seth Stevenson, host of Slate's new podcast, Who Runs That? It's a show about brands people love and the CEOs who shape them. Allison and Seth preview the upcoming season and introduce the first episode, which features Karla Gallardo, CEO of the women's fashion company, Cuyana. If you enjoy this episode of Who Runs That, please subscribe using the Apple Podcast link below or whichever podcast listening method you prefer. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/who-runs-that/id1439828799?mt=2 
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38 min
October 29, 2018
Julia Turner
What’s it like to be the woman who runs an online magazine and podcast network? On this episode of Women in Charge, we flip the mics and Slate’s Executive Editor Allison Benedikt interviews Julia Turner, Slate’s departing editor-in-chief. Turner talks about her career trajectory, discusses the concept of female mentorship, and reveals what excites her about her new move.​You can email us at womenincharge@slate.com.Podcast production by Jessica Jupiter
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42 min
October 22, 2018
Ellen Stofan
What’s it like to be the woman who runs one of the most visited museums in the world? Ellen Stofan talks about her path to leadership and the importance of female role models, as well as how the story of one great man is being reimagined as the stories of teams. You can email us at womenincharge@slate.com.Podcast production by Jessica Jupiter
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42 min
October 15, 2018
Nadja West
What’s it like to be the woman who runs the runs the U.S. Army Medical Command? On this episode of Women in Charge, Julia Turner talks to Army Surgeon General Nadja West. West speaks about being born into a military family, choosing medicine, and discovering her place as a leader.You can email us at womenincharge@slate.com.Podcast production by Jessica Jupiter
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35 min
October 8, 2018
Jen Agg
What’s it like to be a woman who runs a small empire of restaurants? On this episode of Women in Charge, Julia Turner talks to Jen Agg, the Toronto-based restauranteur, formerly of The Black Hoof and Agrikol, whose newest venture is a reimagined diner called Le Swan. In this interview, they speak about building a team you trust, the careful art of creating atmosphere, and navigating the masculinity of the restaurant business. You can email us at womenincharge@slate.com.
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45 min
October 1, 2018
Ana Mari Cauce
What’s it like to be a woman who leads a university of 55,000 students? On this episode of Women in Charge, Julia Turner talks to Ana Mari Cauce, the president of the University of Washington, who progressed from assistant professor to president, all at the same institution.You can email us at womenincharge@slate.com.
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37 min
September 24, 2018
Sukhinder Singh Cassidy
What’s it like to be a woman who’s worked at the helm of multiple Internet-based companies? On this episode of Women in Charge, Julia Turner talks to Sukhinder Singh Cassidy—someone who worked her way from investment banking at Merrill Lynch, to heading up sectors at Amazon and Google, and finally taking on the role of President of StubHub. You can email us at womenincharge@slate.com.
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40 min
September 17, 2018
Aline Brosh McKenna
What’s it like to be the woman at the helm of one of the most beloved contemporary TV comedies? On the first episode of Women in Charge, Julia Turner talks to Aline Brosh McKenna, the co-creator, showrunner, and head writer of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, about day-to-day life making a hit TV show. McKenna speaks about how she went about forming a team she can rely on and an environment in which everyone can succeed.                                                                                                  You can email us at womenincharge@slate.com.
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43 min
September 13, 2018
Coming Sept. 17: Women in Charge
In this new series, Slate editor-in-chief Julia Turner will ask other women in charge about the nitty-gritty details of their work lives—what do they do every day, how do they do it, and how are things changing for women in their fields? How does Aline Brosh McKenna, the showrunner of TV’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, make personnel decisions? How does Toronto restaurateur Jen Agg grow a successful business? How does StubHub president Sukhinder Singh Cassidy make herself available to the company’s employees? Launching Sept. 17, 2018.
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2 min
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