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LeaderVoices with Sadhna Bokhiria

Are you driven to leave the world a better place? This podcast is for you.

About LeaderVoices:

Each episode, we dig into stories and sparks from “for-purpose” leaders, coaches, comedians, luminaries, and everyday heroes from around the globe. Tales of impact and failing forward, of aspirations and innovations — and the infinite and inspiring ways that social purpose leaders lead and make the world a better place. 

Brought to you by the American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Network.

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Episode 5: A Period Piece - Menstruation and Leadership

Did you know that there are more than 5,000 euphemisms for menstrual period around the globe? It’s a truth of life that is often kept silent. A recent study found that a third of male workers think it’s “inappropriate” to discuss anything to do with menstruation in the office. In this episode, we’re talking about it, with two thought-provoking leaders who have a lot to say on what it means to be a menstruator – from the perilous effects of menstrual stigma and sanitary supply gaps, to the power of “cycle syncing” and so much more.

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  • Wendy Aura
    Wendy Aura
  • Alyx Coble-Frakes
    Alyx Coble-Frakes
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Episode 4: Successor Success for Certain

Change is challenging — especially at the executive level. Studies show that the period around a nonprofit founder's departure is an especially vulnerable time for the organization. In this episode, Sadhna links up with two powerful leaders who stepped into CEO roles when their founders passed them the leadership torch. With the right approach and support, successor success is certain.

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  • Abby Robinson
    Abby Robinson
  • Claire Louge
    Claire Louge
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Episode 3: Rock Star Women Equalizing Gender Gaps

Not all rock stars are household names. In this episode, Sadhna introduces us to two rock star women — Wendy Rockwell and Jaclyn Boyes — who are changing the world through their passion, power, and influence on policy. Through their determination to impact not just their own careers but expand opportunities for others, these women are leaving a mark on the globe that will transcend generations. From equal pay to racial justice, these rock stars are rocking it!

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  • Wendy Rockwell
    Wendy Rockwell
  • Jaclyn Boyes
    Jaclyn Boyes
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Episode 2: The Dream Theme

Are you relentless in the pursuit of your dreams? Sadhna sits down with Mbao Ngula, director of ProjectEDUCATE and stand- up comedian Paul Virzi to talk about following one’s dreams with passion and purpose…..For a dream without a plan is simply a wish. If you haven’t listened to Episode 1: Dream Big, Dream Bold, you don’t need to listen to it first, but you won’t want to miss it!

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    Mbao Ngula
  • Paul Virzi
    Paul Virzi
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Episode 1: Dreaming Big, Dreaming Bold

Sadhna sits down with Wesner Pierre, Senior Managing Director of Programs at Harlem Children’s Zone, on how he mapped a big, bold dream - and made it his reality. Some very special insight from Executive Leadership Coach, Brian Wood (who after a 30-minute session, inspired Sadhna to quit her job) and 72-year-old breakout comic star Billy O’Connor.

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    Wesner Pierre
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    Brian Wood
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    Billy O’Connor