Episode 41: Barbie and Female Empowerment Part 2

In Part 2 of the special two-part Barbie movie discussion on The M Word Podcast, host Jennifer Mulchandani gathers a dynamic trio—Karen Bate, Cheryl Fischer, and Whitney Kernodle—for a dynamic and honest discussion on the Barbie movie. Set in the intimate backdrop of Jennifer’s home, the episode takes a unique turn, unraveling the layers of […]

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Episode 40: Barbie and Female Empowerment Part 1

In part one of a special two-part episode of the M Word Podcast, host Jennifer Mulchandani engages in a lively discussion about the Barbie movie with guests Karen Bate, Cheryl Fischer, and Whitney Kernodle. The conversation delves into various topics, including societal expectations, gender norms, personal experiences with self-image and relationships, and the wisdom that […]

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Barbie with Feminist Friends

The Barbie Movie and Barbie Movie analyis has dominated the Hollywood news cycle over the past year, becoming an unexpected cultural phenomenon. But, honestly, when I first heard there would be a Barbie movie, my immediate reaction was negative. My perception of Barbie related to body image issues, so I gave it no further thought. […]

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Episode 38: Jennifer Lemmert, Jennifer Lemmert LLC

In this episode of The M Word, hosts Jennifer Mulchandani and Heather Myklegard engage in an unfiltered conversation with Jennifer Lemmert, a seasoned corporate communications and marketing executive who transitioned to running her own solo consulting firm specializing in employee engagement and branding.  She partners with leaders to articulate their company vision and mission, fostering […]

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Episode 37: Jess Owens, GreenList

Episode 37 of the M Word features guest Jess Owens, the founder of GreenList, a peer-to-peer returns technology that is disrupting the retail industry. Jess talks about her journey from marketing agency (yes, our agency!) employee to CEO of her own startup.   GreenList is aiming to reduce the environmental impact and e-commerce carbon footprint by […]

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Episode 35: Danielle Siarri, InnoNurse

In this episode of The M Word we chat with Danielle Siarri, the founder and owner of InnoNurse, about her journey from nursing to clinical marketing. Danielle, with a background in trauma nursing and a Master of Science in Nursing Informatics, talks about how she created InnoNurse, an open-source health tech library. InnoNurse serves as […]

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Episode 34: Alex Trakas, Bash Boxing

In this inspiring episode of The M Word, Alex Trakas, founder of Bash Boxing, gets deeply personal about her business journey. Alex’s entrepreneurial journey to create and expand Bash Boxing is rooted in her strong connection to dance and movement, and was greatly influenced by her father’s unwavering support and love before his death. Alex […]

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Episode 33: Tara Claeys, Design TLC

In this engaging episode of the “M Word” podcast, host Tara Claeys, founder of Design TLC, discusses her journey in marketing, entrepreneurship, and niche specialization. With a background in advertising and marketing, Tara ventured into digital design and WordPress websites for small schools and education-focused nonprofits. She emphasizes the importance of trusting one’s instincts, living […]

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