The Broad Cast unites women in business, media, civic life, non-profits, politics and government who are making an impact on Chicago and their communities to discuss issues women face every day, from working women to stay-at-home and working moms or singles, just trying to balance it all. C-Strategies’ Becky Carroll and a guest host of this monthly podcast brought to you on iTunes and SoundCloud.

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Our 2018 sponsors include: WeWill, a non-profit organization that empowers women and children to get involved in the legislative process by affording them opportunities to have their voices heard; 1871, the hub of Chicago’s thriving technology and entrepreneurial ecosystem, which serves as our podcast studio; and evolveHer, Chicago’s first creative working space for women.

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Women in this Ever-Changing Media Environment in the Wake of the November 2016 Elections.
Guests: Heidi Stevens- Chicago Tribune, Natasha Korecki- Politico, Jennifer Smith Tapp- Chicago Woman
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The Role of Women in Government and Politics in the Wake of the November 2016 Elections and the New Trump Era.
Guests: Bridget Gainer- Cook County Commissioner, Anna Valencia- Chicago City Clerk, Toi Hutchinson- State Senator.
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Women Impacting the Political Process.
This month, we speak to three amazing women working to change the political landscape in the wake of the 2016 election. Tune in for a dynamic conversation.
Guests: Ellie Bahrmasel, co-founder of Rise Movement, Aviva Rosman, co-founder of BallotReady, and Anne Szkatulski, founder of Rodham Consulting.
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This month, we speak to three powerhouse women working in Chicago’s nonprofit community. This episode features guests Dorri McWhorter, CEO of YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, Jenne Myers, CEO of Chicago Cares and Celena Roldan, CEO of The American Red Cross of Chicago and Northern Illinois.
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During this month’s podcast, we speak to three of Chicago’s top female CEOs thriving in our city’s entrepreneurial community. Our 5th episode of The Broad Cast features Katrina Markoff, CEO of Vosges Haut-Chocolat, Julie Smolyansky, CEO of Lifeway Foods, and Chris-Tia Donaldson, CEO of Thank God It’s Natural.
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During this month’s podcast, we speak to three Chicago ladies dominating the public relations and public affairs industry. Our 6th episode of The Broad Cast features Sarah Hamilton, Managing Director of Kivvit, Marilyn Katz, President of MK Communications, and Rikeesha Phelon, President and CEO of Phelon Public Strategies.
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During this month’s podcast, we speak to three ladies kicking ass in Chicago’s culinary scene. On this episode of The Broad Cast we feature Michelle Herndon, Partner/Director of Private Events of B Hospitality Co., Ina Pinkney, Chef/Owner of Ina’s Kitchen, and Alpana Singh, Restaurateur and Sommelier!
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Women of 1871’s WiSTEM – Becky Carroll talks to Jessica Williams, Co-Facilitator of 1871’s WiSTEM Program. Two graduates of the WiSTEM program, Rochelle Gorey, CEO and Co-Founder of Spring Four, and Tiffany Mikell, CEO/CTO of AerialSpaces, join the conversation in the latest episode of The Broad Cast.
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Host Becky Carroll is joined by veteran Chicago reporters Mary Datcher, Shia Kapos, and Kerry Lester to discuss the 2018 Illinois primary elections on the latest episode The Broad Cast.
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This month host Becky Carroll talks to Sol Flores, Kelly Mazeski, and Marie Newman about their recent Congressional campaigns in Illinois.
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This month we talk to these wonder women of the public sector – Felicia Davis, Rosa Escareno and Dr. Suzet McKinney. We talk natural disasters, NATO protests and crisis planning.
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This month we meet 3 leaders paving the way for women in Chicago.
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